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  • Mystery solved: Cemetery group removed Confederate flags

    BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The president of a nonprofit group that maintains a Georgia cemetery says it removed 70 Confederate flags from gravestones because they had deteriorated, and that they weren't stolen as some suspected...

  • Bank stocks lead morning gains on Wall Street

    NEW YORK (AP) — Banks and other financial companies are leading stocks higher in morning trading on Wall Street Monday as investors hope for higher interest rates. The market is coming off three days of losses. Herbalife rose after activist investor Carl Icahn, the company's largest shareholder, said he has increased his stake...

  • US Open begins with new roof, no rain in sight

    NEW YORK (AP) — Play has started at the 2016 U.S. Open under sunny skies with no rain in the forecast for days, which could delay the first official use of the new retractable roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium...

  • Los Angeles airport back to normal after panic-filled night

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles International Airport slowly returned to normal Monday after false reports of a shooter sent hundreds of panicked passengers racing onto streets or the tarmac and caused major flight delays, authorities said...

  • Lawyer's at center of race, gun debate on 2 Charleston cases

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Andy Savage keeps in his law office a sealed plastic bag with the blood-splattered clothes that Felicia Sanders wore sheltering her granddaughter from a fusillade of bullets that killed nine black parishioners at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church...

  • Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fitbit wants to help you exercise more by making you think you're hiking famous trails instead of strolling around your neighborhood...

  • Memorial Mass for 2 nuns killed in their Mississippi home

    DURANT, Miss. (AP) — A memorial Mass will be held Monday for two 68-year-old nuns who were killed in their Mississippi home, even as authorities continue to investigate the stabbing. A man from about 15 miles away has confessed without giving a reason, according to the sheriff...

  • Grain lower, livestock mixed

    CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade...

  • First family goes hiking in national park in Virginia

    TRIANGLE, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family are hiking at Prince William Forest Park in Virginia. Their visit Sunday comes as the National Park Service's celebrates its centennial...

  • Wade's cousin's death part of uptick in Chicago gun violence

    CHICAGO (AP) — The fatal shooting of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin in Chicago is part of a sharp uptick in gun violence in the nation's third-largest city this year. Among the other innocent people caught in crossfire have been young children playing outside and a father paying bills at his kitchen table...


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