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A color guard presents flags at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Dozens of relatives of Allied servicemen who were killed in January 1945 as prisoners of war held by Japan dedicated a memorial stone to their loved ones at the cemetery. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
WWII POWs buried as unknowns in Hawaii get memorial markerA 96-year-old former U.S. Army veteran who was held prisoner by Japan during World War II will help dedicate a memorial stone to other prisoners of war at a national cemetery in Honolulu
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Power restored to Reagan National Airport after outagePower has been restored to the Reagan National Airport more than an hour after the outage began
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 1996 file photo, David Rothenberg clowns around with country singer Kelli Lidell, as he directs her music video in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. Rothenberg, known as Dave Dave, who was badly scarred at the age of 6 when his father tried to burn him to death, has died. He was 42. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg says Dave died on July 15, 2018, at a Las Vegas hospital. The cause of death is under investigation. Dave was a respected Las Vegas artist and a close friend of Michael Jackson. (AP Photo/Michael Caulfield, File)
Dave Dave, whose father set him on fire in 1983, dies at 42Dave Dave, who was badly scarred at the age of 6 when his father tried to burn him to death, has died
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The Taos county jail, where three people accused of child abuse at a desert compound are awaiting release, is shown Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Taos, N.M. Security was boosted at the judiciary complex amid threats against the state judge who cleared the way for the defendants to leave jail. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
Conditions of release not yet met for compound suspectsThree people accused of child abuse at a desert compound remained jailed as New Mexico authorities tried to satisfy conditions of release set by a judge
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Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, conducts Mass at St. Mathews Cathedral, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full reckoningSix Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their midst. But in dozens of other dioceses, there has been no reckoning.
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In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, photo Daniel Crowley, right, a 96-year-old U.S. Army Air Corps veteran from World War II who was held by Japan as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan, speaks with his wife, Kelley Crowley, during an interview in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
The Latest: POWs killed on Japan ship honored with memorialDozens of family members of Allied servicemen who were killed in January 1945 as prisoners of war held by Japan are dedicating a memorial stone to their loved ones
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 18, 2015, file photo, water intake pipes that were once underwater sit above the water line along Lake Mead near Boulder City, Nev. U.S. government water managers said Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, that Lake Mead will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and Southwestern U.S. states for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks in late 2019. Lake Mead is on the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people and 6,300 square miles of farmland in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming as well as Mexico. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are loomingU.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and U.S. Southwest for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks as soon as the end of 2019
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Jail for California driver who hit man, drove with bodyA drunken California motorist who drove more than a mile with the body of the man she hit in the front seat has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison
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A police officer speaks to a man walking on New Haven Green, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in New Haven, Conn. A city official said more than a dozen people fell ill from suspected drug overdoses on the green and were taken to local hospitals. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
Man arrested after overdoses at downtown city parkAuthorities are saying 46 people have overdosed from suspected synthetic marijuana at or near a Connecticut city park
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Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, conducts Mass at St. Mathews Cathedral, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaintsA grand jury report reveals hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children _ and possibly many more _ since the 1940s
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FILE - In this April 21, 2018, file photo a bud tender displays a jar of cannabis at the High Times 420 SoCal Cannabis Cup in San Bernardino, Calif. When it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is getting a sluggish start. Marijuana cultivation and excise tax collections hit $48 million between April and June, state officials announced Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, a jump from the prior three months but well below the windfall envisioned by the state. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off targetWhen it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is getting a sluggish start
The Associated Press3 hours ago
US border inspector is accused of choking a travelerA U.S. border inspector in San Diego has been indicted on charges of choking a traveler
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