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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A group of U.S. senators from the West Coast is urging the government to ensure that planned changes to the national Wireless Emergency Alert system do not impair its ability to provide rapid warnings about earthquakes. More >>

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one expected their culture would ever become mainstream when a few hundred comic book and science fiction enthusiasts and creators gathered in the basement of a San Diego hotel 49 years ago for what would become known as the first Comic-Con. More >>

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says rescue personnel from an Arizona base parachuted into the Pacific Ocean on July 10 to board a Mexican fishing boat and provide medical aid to two critically injured fishermen being transported to a clinic on a distant island. More >>

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Nearly two dozen immigrants were allowed to cross the U.S.-Mexico border to seek asylum on Tuesday, the day the Trump administration planned to launch a drastic policy change designed to end asylum protections for most migrants who travel through another country to reach the United States. More >>

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The federal judge overseeing more than 1,500 lawsuits filed by city and county governments against manufacturers, distributors and retailers over the opioid crisis has ordered the public release of data showing where prescription drugs were distributed nationally before 2013. More >>

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ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — The remnants of a massive tropical storm have soaked parts of Arkansas, causing flash flooding in rural areas and prompting the shutdown of a stretch of interstate that links Little Rock and Dallas because of water on the road. More >>