Christian cartoon tract creator Jack Chick dies at 92LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Jack Chick, whose cartoon tracts preached fundamentalist Christianity while vilifying secular society, evolution, homosexuality, and the beliefs of Catholics and Muslims, has died. He was 92.
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Maduro meets pope as Vatican steps into Venezuela crisis
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) ? Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met Monday with Pope Francis as the Vatican took a more active role trying to defuse a tense political standoff in the South American nation.
Man dead, 2 children hurt after jump from New Jersey bridgeWANAQUE, N.J. (AP) ? A man who jumped off a New Jersey highway bridge with his two children is dead, and the children are injured.
Surfer bitten by shark at beach; says 'came out of nowhere'HONOLULU (AP) ? A surfer says he's grateful to be recovering in a Maui hospital after a shark bit him ? even though the attack forced him and his wife to postpone their honeymoon.
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4-time Pro Bowl RB Arian Foster announces his retirement
MIAMI (AP) ? Four-time Pro Bowler Arian Foster says he can no longer take the punishment an NFL running back endures, so he is retiring midway through an injury-plagued season with the Miami Dolphins.
NAACP seeks federal probe after noose put on black student
WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) ? The president of the Mississippi NAACP is demanding a federal hate crime investigation after the parents of a black high school student said as many as four white students put a noose around their son's neck at school.
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Former Uruguayan President Jorge Batlle dies at 88
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) ? Former President Jorge Batlle, an extroverted and irreverent politician who was a force in Uruguayan politics for half a century and led it during one of its worst economic recessions, died on Monday. He was 88.