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Police surround a Confederate monument during a protest to remove the statue at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
The Latest: 3 face charges at UNC confederate statue protestThree people are facing charges related to a demonstration against a Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina
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CORRECTS EXECUTION DATE TO AUG. 24 - This undated photo provided by the Florida Department of Corrections shows Mark Asay. If his final appeals are denied, Asay is to die by lethal injection after 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Asay was convicted by a jury of two racially motivated, premeditated murders in Jacksonville in 1987.  (Florida Department of Corrections via AP)
Florida: White man who killed black person to be executedFor the first time in state history, Florida to execute a white man for killing a black person _ and it plans to do so with help of a drug never used before in any US execution
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2016, file photo, former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, center, and his attorney Scott Adams are seen at a sentencing hearing in Oklahoma City. Holtzclaw's conviction and 263-year prison sentence for rape and other sex crimes are coming under increased scrutiny as questions are raised about DNA evidence amid a series of sealed court filings and secret hearings. Holtzclaw is appealing the conviction. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, Pool, File)
Secret hearings held in ex-Oklahoma City cop's rape caseAn appeal raising questions about DNA evidence in the case of an ex-Oklahoma City police officer convicted of raping women while on duty is playing out in secret
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Drill sergeants suspended in Army sex assault investigationArmy spokesman: 'multiple' drill sergeants suspended at Georgia post as sex assault claims investigated
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FILE- In this combo of file photos shows, a Google sign at a store on Aug. 7, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla., bottom, and a Walmart sign on June 1, 2017, in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, said Wednesday, Aug. 23, that it’s working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Legos for voice shopping through Google Assistant. The capability will be available in late September. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Walmart joins forces with Google on voice-activated shoppingWalmart teams up with Google on voice shopping as a direct challenge to Amazon
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FILE - In this May 24, 2012 file photo, Harvard University Arts and Sciences graduates react as degrees are conferred during commencement exercises on the school's campus in Cambridge, Mass. According to a report released Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, by the independent Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, half of all workers in Massachusetts held a bachelor's degree or higher in 2016, marking the first time a U.S. state has reached that threshold. (AP Photo/Steven Senne File)
Report: Half of state's labor force holds bachelor's degreesA new report finds that half of all workers in Massachusetts held a bachelor's degree or higher in 2016, marking the first time any U.S. state has reached that threshold
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Mother: 20-year-old Texas sailor among missing on USS McCainThe mother of a Texas sailor says her son is among the missing seamen who were aboard the USS John McCain when it collided with an oil tanker near Singapore
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Pence visits Venezuelan exiles in Florida amid uproarVice President Mike Pence is visiting the Venezuelan diaspora in South Florida after traveling to Latin America to win over allies unnerved by a possible U.S. military intervention in the socialist nation.
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Search continues for 2 escaped inmates in northwest OklahomaAuthorities searching for two escaped inmates who may be armed after stealing prisoner transport van in northwest Oklahoma
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2 struck, killed standing next to truck on Ohio interstateAuthorities: 2 standing outside of a disabled semi-trailer along an Ohio interstate struck, killed by a motorist who told investigators he'd fallen asleep at wheel
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Boy suffocated by weighted mattress on crib to stop escapesA Pennsylvania couple accused of tying and weighting down a mattress on top of their toddler son's crib so he couldn't climb out have been charged in his suffocation death
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Computer glitch sends sewage spill into Massachusetts lakeA computer glitch led to the spill of hundreds of thousands of gallons of raw sewage into a Massachusetts lake
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