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FILE - In this Thursday, May 30, 2019, file photo, U.S. Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, left, hugs his wife, Andrea Gallagher, after leaving a military courtroom on Naval Base San Diego, in San Diego. Edward Gallagher, who has been charged with allegedly killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care and attempted murder for the shootings of two Iraq civilians in 2017, is scheduled to go on trial Monday, June 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Julie Watson, File)
Witness: Navy SEAL called dead prisoner an 'ISIS dirtbag'A witness says a decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder told fellow troops if they encountered a wounded enemy he wanted medics to know how "to nurse him to death"
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Chicago White Sox's James McCann right, celebrates with Eloy Jimenez left, after hitting a solo home run during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
Contreras powers Cubs past Giolito, White Sox 7-3Contreras hits slam, homers twice against Giolito as Chicago Cubs beat Chicago White Sox 7-3
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FILE - In this Nov. 1969 photo made available by NASA, Apollo 12 mission Commander Charles P. "Pete" Conrad stands on the moon's surface. A poll released Thursday, June 20, 2019 shows that Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon. (AP Photo/NASA)
Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space programAP-NORC poll: Most Americans prefer focusing on potential asteroid impacts
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FILE -- In this May 22, 2019, file photo, an opponent of a measure to toughen the rules for vaccination exemptions gives a thumbs down as the bill's author, state Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, makes his closing statements in Sacramento, Calif. A newer version of the bill, by state Sen. Richard Pan. D-Sacramento, which would require public health officials to scrutinize doctors who grant a high number of exemptions rather than review every exemption, will be will be taken up by the Assembly Health Committee, Thursday, June 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine billResidents are getting their first chance to weigh in on a revised California vaccination measure giving state public health officials oversight of certain doctors and schools
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This June 14, 2019, photo shows a bank of chairs outside Wasilla Middle School that officials with Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration said would accommodate adults if a special session were held in Wasilla, Alaska. Dunleavy has called lawmakers into special session in Wasilla beginning July 8, but some lawmakers have expressed concerns over security and logistics with the location more than 500 miles from the state capital of Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Alaska lawmakers weigh governor's call for new session venueThe wait is on in Alaska to see if state lawmakers will heed Gov. Mike Dunleavy's call to hold a special session for the first time in his conservative hometown of Wasilla
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In this Friday, June 14, 2019 photo, Chris Parks looks at a portrait of his brother Donovan Corey Parks in Powder Springs, Ga. Marion Wilson Jr. and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder and sentenced to death in the March 1996 killing of 24-year-old Donovan Corey Parks. Butts was executed in May 2018. Wilson, who’s 42, is set for execution Thursday, June 20. (AP Photo/Andrea Smith)
Georgia preparing to execute man for 1996 killingA man convicted in the killing of an off-duty prison guard more than two decades ago is scheduled to be executed Thursday in Georgia
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FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, a homeless person sits at his tent along the Interstate 110 freeway downtown Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti is paying a political price for the city's homeless crisis. An effort is underway to recall the two-term Democrat from office prompted by widespread complaints about homeless encampments throughout the city. Figures released earlier this month showed a 16% jump in LA's homeless population over the last year, pegging it at 36,300, the size of a small city. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayorA mayor who helped convince voters to borrow $1.2 billion to construct housing for the homeless has found himself in an awkward position - explaining why the problems have only gotten worse, and facing a recall effort over the crisis
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Jim Pike, co-founder of Lettermen vocal group, dies at 82Jim Pike, one of the founders of The Lettermen, whose lush harmonies on gentle romantic ballads like "The Way You Look Tonight," made them one of the most popular vocal groups of the 1960s, has died at age 82
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A discount store that a family visited shortly before they were targeted in a videotaped encounter by police responding to a shoplifting report, is shown Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Anita Snow)
Man says fire Phoenix officers who aimed guns at his familyThe young black man shown in a videotaped encounter that showed Phoenix police pointing guns and cursing at him and his pregnant fiancee has told city councilmembers he wants the officers to be fired
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Trader Robert Chamak works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Investors are in wait-and-see mode hours ahead of a widely anticipated Federal Reserve decision on interest rates. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.6%, on Fed rate cut talkAsian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.6%, on Fed talk of possible rate cuts
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FILE - In this June 14, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at a grassroots event in Alexandria, Va. The fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer has posed perhaps the biggest challenge so far for South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s 2020 presidential bid. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz, File)
Police shooting poses Buttigieg's biggest 2020 challenge yetPolice shooting in South Bend, Indiana, may pose Mayor Pete Buttigieg's biggest challenge yet as he pursues Democratic nomination
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FILE - In this May 15, 2019, file photo, acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders, left, joins Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. Border Patrol stations are no place for children. But because the entire system is overwhelmed, Border Patrol is routinely holding children for about five days or longer, well beyond the 72-hour mandated window, because the government agency that takes care of minors who cross the border is also overwhelmed and can’t come get them.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
AP Interview: Border official says aid needed to save livesAP Interview: Acting head of Customs and Border Protection says emergency funding is necessary for the health and well-being of migrants crossing the southern border
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