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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A rookie Sacramento police officer was shot during a domestic violence call and lay wounded for about 45 minutes as the gunman kept officers at bay with bursts of fire, authorities said Thursday. She was finally rescued with an armored vehicle but...Read more

JERUSALEM (AP) — The owner of the New England Patriots, Robert Kraft, accepted Israel's prestigious Genesis Prize, known as the "Jewish Nobel," at a lavish ceremony on Thursday, where he pledged $20 million to establish a foundation dedicated to combating anti-Semitism and...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Slack's IPO (all times local):

4:35 p.m.

Slack's newly public shares aren't slacking off.

The work messaging service's shares debuted on the New York Stock Exchange at $38.50 and...Read more

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Police have fired a volley of tear gas at a massive throng of protesters outside the Georgian national parliament, who are trying to storm the building and are demanding the government's resignation.

The clouds of gas appeared to...Read more

ATLANTA (AP) — Potent thunderstorms have been blamed for one death and left more than 200,000 people without power across the southern United States — and fierce winds were expected to wallop parts of several states as new storms form Thursday, forecasters said....Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. surveillance drone near the Persian Gulf but suggested it was a foolish error rather than an intentional escalation of the tensions that have led to fears...Read more

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore announced Thursday that he is running for U.S. Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations.

With his return to the political stage, Moore faces...Read more

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Aldo Iván Dávila Morales is poised to make Guatemalan history as the first openly gay man elected to the country's legislature.

But the 41-year-old activist says the rainbow flag won't be his only cause. He intends to begin his...Read more

SEATTLE (AP) — The proof is in the pee.

A federally funded study has confirmed, not surprisingly, that marijuana use went up in Washington state after its first legal pot stores opened in 2014. In fact, consumption appeared to double, at least in one...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new challenge to President Donald Trump's alliance with the country amid rising tensions in the Middle East.

Trump has promised to...Read more

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