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    NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials investigating a nationwide outbreak of vaping illnesses have listed, for the first time, the vape brands that are most commonly linked to hospitalizations.

  • Slain UPS driver’s family questions police response to chase

    MIAMI (AP) — Relatives of a UPS driver killed after robbery suspects took him hostage on a wild police chase across South Florida questioned Friday why officers had to unleash a torrent of gunfire when the truck got stuck in rush-hour traffic.

  • GOP Rep. pitches LGBTQ rights bill with religious exemptions

    As Democrats champion anti-discrimination protections for the LGBTQ community and Republicans counter with worries about safeguarding religious freedom, one congressional Republican is offering a proposal on Friday that aims to achieve both goals.

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

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  • A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve child sex cases

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — It was the odd-looking locker handles that caught their eye.

  • Chase with stolen UPS truck ends with shootout, fatalities

    MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy South Florida intersection during rush hour, the FBI said.

  • Troubled waters: Open water swimming faces do-over of 2016

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  • Mitchell Trubisky helps Bears beat Cowboys 31-24

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears appear to be hitting their stride, even if it might be too late to salvage their season.

  • Pearl Harbor vet’s interment to be last on sunken Arizona

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — On Dec. 7, 1941, then-21-year-old Lauren Bruner was the second-to-last man to escape the burning wreckage of the USS Arizona after a Japanese plane dropped a bomb that ignited an enormous explosion in the battleship’s ammunition storage compartment.