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Alisa Bierria, a member of the Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign and a member of INCITE! and Hyejin Shim, an organizer with the Stand with Nan-Hui Campaign and a member of Korean American Coalition to End Domestic Abuse (KACEDA) came together with Mimi Kim and Emi Kane of INCITE! to reflect on the common...
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Mt. McKinley to Denali: How A Mountain's Renaming Got Tied Up in Politics
If a president is going to risk angering Ohio, it probably makes sense to hold off until after Election Day. That may be one reason President Obama waited until now to rename America's tallest mountain. Mount McKinley — the name given a century ago in ...
Obama to rename tallest US peak in historic Alaska visit
President Obama's Denali Renaming Gets Mixed Reactions in Congress
Mt. McKinley to Denali: Why North America's highest peak was renamed
The Latest on the Houston deputy: Deputy 'down to earth'
HOUSTON — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local): 12:20 p.m.. A Houston police officer who grew up with the deputy who was ambushed and killed at a gas station over the ...
Houston-area deputy shooting suspect appears in court
DA: Shooter who killed Texas cop unleashed 15 shots at close range
Killer unloaded 'entire pistol' into deputy, DA says
KATRINA 2005-15: Faithfulness, courage prevailed
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is from an Aug. 27 Baptist Message anniversary edition marking the 10-year point since Hurricane Katrina's landfall on Aug. 29, 2005. Planting the Christian flag in New Orleans is "an expression of our hope the Gospel of Jesus ...
How everyone is getting it wrong on New Orleans school reform
In Mississippi, Hurricane Katrina Altered the Landscape and Lives
Katrina's wrath and rebuilding marked on 10th anniversary
Hurricane Fred forms, flooding in South Carolina from Erika's remnants
CHARLESTON, S.C. Hurricane Fred strengthened early Monday in the eastern Atlantic as it approached the Cape Verde Islands, while the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika brought flooding to parts of South Carolina, according to U.S. forecasters. The center ...
Hurricane Fred is a fountain of 'firsts' in the Atlantic Ocean
Fred Turns Into Hurricane Overnight
Fred's 80-mph winds prompt hurricane warning in Cape Verde Islands
2 climbers die in fall in Wyoming's Wind River Range
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A climbing accident has killed two men in Wyoming's Wind River Range, marking the second double climbing fatality in the state in a week. Fremont County Undersheriff Ryan D. Lee says another nearby climber saw the two men fall ...
Two climbers die in Wind River Range accident
Two, including a Lander man, killed in climbing accident at Cirque of the Towers
Police: Woman Said Boys Weren't Loved, So She Drowned Them
A woman accused of drowning her 2-year-old twin sons told police she did it because nobody loved them or her, according to a court document released Monday. Mireya Alejandra Lopez, 22, was arrested Sunday at a home in the Phoenix suburb of Avondale ...
Mom Allegedly Drowned Her Twin 2-Year-Old Boys
Avondale mom accused of drowning sons: Nobody loved them
Arizona mom says she drowned twin boys in bathtub
Kansas City Star
F. Glenn Miller Jr. requests break before his closing arguments
Kansas City Star
After a contentious morning revolving around jury instructions, Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe presented his closing statement early Monday afternoon in F. Glenn Miller Jr.'s capital murder case. Prosecutors proved beyond any doubt that ...
The Latest on Jewish shootings: Miller back in courtroom as trial heads to ...
Kansas judge ejects white supremacist from court
White supremacist rests case in shooting trial: How prevalent is anti-semitism?
Murder Charge Filed Against Oklahoma Politician's Son
Prosecutors filed a first-degree murder charge Monday against a man accused of fatally stabbing his father, Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, during an attack at a fast-food restaurant. Police have said Christian Costello, 26, pulled out a ...
Charges officially filed in Labor Commissioner Mark Costello's death
Records: Suspect In Fatal Stabbing Of Oklahoma Labor Boss Thought Victim Was ...
Son thought Costellos were in cult, mental health records show
Alaska Dispatch News
Miyuki Harwood rescued after nine days in wilderness: How to pack for survival
Christian Science Monitor
Hiker Miyuki Harwood was found on Saturday by a search-and-rescue team after being lost in the Sierra Nevada for nine days. By Lisa Suhay, Correspondent August 31, 2015. Save for later Saved. close. This photo shows the area where Miyuki Harwood ...
Missing Folsom hiker found injured but alive after 9 days lost in Sierra
Miyuki Harwood, 62, lost 9-days in mountains: Faint whistle beckons rescuers
Woman rescued after missing for more than a week in the Sierra Nevada
Judge Seals Alabama Governor's Divorce File From Public View
New York Times
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A judge ordered Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's divorce case to be sealed from public view Monday. Tuscaloosa Circuit Judge Elizabeth Hamner issued the order after the couple's attorneys filed a motion jointly requesting that the ...