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Saturday January 20th, 2018 12:32AM

AP National News

Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose
Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose
7:20PM ( 5 hours ago )
Oscar winner Dorothy Malone, mom on 'Peyton Place,' has died
Dorothy Malone, mom on 'Peyton Place,' Oscar winner for 'Written on the Wind,' has died at age 93
7:12PM ( 5 hours ago )
Baltimore police leader fired after record year in homicides
The head of Baltimore's police department has been fired after the city registered a record number of homicides
7:01PM ( 5 hours ago )
Olympic gymnast abused by ex-doctor wants him to suffer
An Olympic gold medalist has confronted in court her former doctor who pleaded guilty to multiple sexual assaults
6:38PM ( 5 hours ago )
AP Explains: Why is the government close to a shutdown?
The rancor driving politics in Washington these days has left Congress hours away from a government shutdown
6:37PM ( 5 hours ago )
Judge orders sweeping changes to Texas foster care system
Judge orders Texas to make sweeping changes to foster care system 2 years after she found it unconstitutionally broken.
6:36PM ( 5 hours ago )
Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'
From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demands that corporations stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God's "holy ground," and called on governments to allow its indigenous peoples to help determine its future
6:26PM ( 6 hours ago )
Los Angeles Times gets union, loses publisher
Los Angeles Times journalists have voted to unionize for the first time in the paper's 136-year history while its chief execute is taking an unpaid leave of absence amid allegations of past improper behavior
6:23PM ( 6 hours ago )
Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics, music site before attack
Las Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics and concert site before attack
6:18PM ( 6 hours ago )
Battle lines already forming for Menendez corruption retrial
The announcement that the government plans to retry Sen. Bob Menendez has immediately raised several legal issues
6:10PM ( 6 hours ago )