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In this Tuesday, July 30, 2019 photo, actors, Tiffini Funches, center, and Anthony Williams, left, act as mother and father while trainee, Beth Brown, right, receives feedback on her performance during a training session designed for preparing new child service investigators at Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. Experts say the Illinois welfare agency under fire for high-profile deaths of children has become a national standout when it comes to giving workers hands-on training. The state has two simulation labs where over 700 employees have trained and there are plans for a third. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)
New lab trains welfare workers who probe child abuse claimsExperts say an Illinois welfare agency under fire for high-profile deaths of children has become a national standout when it comes to giving workers investigate child abuse claims hands-on training
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Letter Sent by Texas Governor Day Before El Paso Is PublishedTexas Gov. Greg Abbott and other high-profile Republicans in the state have "faced increasing scrutiny over their anti-immigrant language" in the aftermath of the El Paso mass shooting, observes the Guardian . Some of that scrutiny is now turning to an "urgent" fundraising letter from Abbott that was dated Aug. 2—...
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Missing Chef Found Dead in NYC HostelWhen Andrea Zamperoni unexpectedly missed a day at work for the first time in a decade, his colleagues at New York City's renowned Cipriani Dolci restaurant knew something must be wrong. The head chef at the Grand Central Terminal restaurant was reported missing after he failed to show up for...
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Lawsuit: Ex-Citadel staffer drugged, sexually abused cadetA lawsuit has accused a former Citadel instructor of entrapping a student at the South Carolina school in "quid pro quo" sexual abuse
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Candidate: Marysville should be as white "as possible"A city council candidate shocked a public forum when she said she wants to keep "Marysville a white community as much as possible."
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Catholic school gets new slogan after racist videos, threatA private Catholic high school is South Carolina has unveiled a new slogan after a student was accused of making racist videos and threatening his school
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Nebraska court to rule on state's approval of pipeline pathThe Nebraska Supreme Court is expected to rule on a lawsuit challenging state regulators' decision to approve a route for the Keystone XL pipeline through the state
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Maryland police: Man molested girl while wife gave birthAuthorities in Maryland have accused a man of molesting a 12-year-old girl while his wife was in labor
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2018 file photo, Samuel Little, who often went by the name Samuel McDowell, leaves the Ector County Courthouse after attending a pre-trial hearing in Odessa, Texas.  Little is scheduled Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 to appear via Skype from California state prison, where he is serving multiple life sentences. Court documents show Hamilton County Judge Melba Marsh will sentence the 80-year-old man after his pleas. Little is charged with the 1981 murder of 32-year-old Anna Stewart, last seen alive in Cincinnati. (Mark Rogers/Odessa American via AP, File)
Man who claims serial killings to plead guilty in 2 deathsA man who says he has killed at least 90 women is expected to plead guilty to two Ohio slayings
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In this image made from video, a Sacramento Regional Transit light-rail car is seen stopped in Sacramento, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.  Authorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail train derailment in Northern California. (Daniel Hunt/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
Light rail train derailment injures dozens in CaliforniaAuthorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail train derailment in Northern California
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 photo, Lewis Randa, of Duxbury, Mass., holds a United Nations flag while standing near a bronze statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi, behind right, at the Pacifist Memorial, in Sherborn, Mass. Randa says in mid-August of 2019 he removed the flag because owners of a condo association, who now own the land on which the Pacifist Memorial is located, argue it violates their property agreement. Randa founded the memorial in 1994. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
'Peace park' removes United Nations flag after objectionsA 'peace park' in a Boston suburb has been forced to take down a United Nations flag after residents objected
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Actor Robert Downey Jr. addresses the crowd before the Rolling Stones concert at the Rose Bowl, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. Downey announced that NASA has officially named a rock spotted rolling across the surface of Mars by its InSight lander "Rolling Stones Rock." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10 Things to Know: Democrats take a look at a practical health care approach; AP: US government issues final Utah monument plan; US officials confirm rare Israeli airstrike in Iraq
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