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Despite the miles traveled, the tens of millions of dollars raised and the ceaseless churn of policy papers, the Democratic primary has been remarkably static for months with Joe Biden leading in polls and Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders vying to be the progressive alternative. That stability is under threat on Thursday.

By BILL BARROW, Associated Press September 12, 2019
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The U.S. Supreme Court's clearing of the way for the Trump administration to deny nearly all asylum claims from Central Americans was denounced by immigration advocates as a "death sentence" for the many migrants trying to escape poverty and violence in their homelands.

By CEDAR ATTANASIO and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press September 12, 2019
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The United States and China traded conciliatory gestures, raising hopes they can de-escalate a standoff over trade that has shaken financial markets and cast gloom over the global economy.

By JOE McDONALD and PAUL WISEMAN, AP Business Writers September 12, 2019
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President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping.

By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer September 11, 2019
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People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th anniversary of the worst terror attack on U.S. soil.

By KAREN MATTHEWS and JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press September 11, 2019
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Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising attention to the terror attacks' extended toll on responders.

By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press September 10, 2019
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Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price — $5 a month beginning on Nov. 1. Walt Disney Co. is launching its own assault on Netflix the same month, for just $7 a month.

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer September 10, 2019
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A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries.

By CARA ANNA Associated Press September 10, 2019
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The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan is interested in getting a job in the music industry, possibly in California, his lawyer said at a court hearing in Washington on Tuesday.

By JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press September 10, 2019
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Four crew members trapped in the bowels of an overturned cargo ship waited for nearly 36 hours in pitch darkness and oven-like heat, perched on pipes and railings above deep water before they were pulled to safety, rescue coordinators said Tuesday.

By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press September 10, 2019
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President Donald Trump said Tuesday he fired national security adviser John Bolton , citing strong disagreements on a number of policy issues.

By ZEKE MILLER and DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press September 10, 2019
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Senate Democrats are moving on two fronts to block President Donald Trump from using special emergency powers to transfer money from military base construction projects like new schools to pay for new fences along the U.S.-Mexico border.

By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press September 10, 2019
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Coast Guard rescuers began pulling trapped crew members from a capsized cargo ship Monday, finding them alive more than a day after the vessel overturned while leaving a port on the Georgia coast.

By Associated Press September 9, 2019
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A U.S. judge in California on Monday reinstated a nationwide halt on the Trump administration's plan to prevent most migrants from seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.

By Associated Press September 9, 2019
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The Trump administration says it saw a 30% drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern U.S. border from July to August, amid summer heat and aggressive crackdowns on both sides of the border to deter migrants.

By Associated Press September 9, 2019
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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy after settlement talks over the nation's deadly overdose crisis hit an impasse, attorneys general involved in the talks said Saturday.

By Associated Press September 8, 2019
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Rescuers were searching Sunday for four crew members of a cargo ship that overturned and caught fire near a port on the Georgia coast, but the efforts ran into trouble amid the flames and instability of the ship, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

By Associated Press September 8, 2019
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The storm that already walloped the Virgin Islands, Bahamas and North Carolina lashed at far-eastern Canada with hurricane-force winds for much of Sunday, knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of people before beginning to weaken late in the day.

By ROB GILLIES, Associated Press September 8, 2019
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that the Fed is not expecting a U.S. or global recession.

By Associated Press September 7, 2019
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If you thought August was a rough month for stocks, you might want to brace yourself for this month.

By Associated Press September 7, 2019
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Skies cleared and floodwaters receded Saturday from North Carolina’s Outer Banks, leaving behind a muddy trail of destruction wrought by Hurricane Dorian, which turned north and began lashing parts of eastern Canada.

By BEN FINLEY, Associated Press September 7, 2019
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The hurricane death toll is rising in the Bahamas, in what its leader calls "this hour of darkness."

By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press September 7, 2019
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A federal agency reversed course Friday on the question of whether President Donald Trump tweeted stale information about Hurricane Dorian potentially hitting Alabama, upsetting meteorologists around the country.

By SETH BORENSTEIN and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press September 6, 2019
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Justice Neil Gorsuch is following the path of Supreme Court colleagues-turned-authors in a new book in which he laments the loss of civility in public discourse.

By MARK SHERMAN and JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press September 6, 2019
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Dozens of people trapped on a scuba diving boat that caught fire off the Southern California coast appear to have died from smoke inhalation, not burns, authorities said Friday.

By STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press September 6, 2019

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