HBO producer among 2 charged in dermatologist's OD deathNEW YORK (AP) ? The producer of an HBO series was among two men arrested Wednesday in the 2015 death of a dermatologist who overdosed on cocaine and alcohol.
Email scandal returns to dog Clinton presidential bid
The scandal over Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state returned on Wednesday to dog her presidential campaign. A starkly critical report by the State Department's inspector general found she had not sought permission to conduct official business on her personal account. Clinton is still the frontrunner to secure the Democratic nomination in November's election to succeed Barack Obama in the White House.
Police warn 'swift' action against anti-Trump protesters
By Emily Stephenson and Steve Gorman ANAHEIM, Calif. (Reuters) - Police in Anaheim, California, warned they would take "swift and decisive enforcement action" if protesters get out of hand at a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday, a day after a violence broke out at the Republican presidential candidate's campaign event in New Mexico. Trump's appearances in the U.S. West in areas with significant Hispanic populations have drawn large protests - such as Tuesday's violence in Albuquerque, where rock-throwing demonstrators were arrested - because of his remarks that Mexico is sending criminals and rapists to the United States.
Paris auction house defends divisive sale of tribal itemsPARIS (AP) ? A Paris auction house has defended its practices as within the law after Native American leaders in Washington protested its latest plan to sell off part of their tribal history, getting bi-partisan support.
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) ? Several family members of the nine people gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston say they support decisions by state and federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty for the man charged in the slayings.
Gunman captured after shootings on Phoenix-area highwayFOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) ? A gunman armed with a rifle, body armor and extra ammunition opened fire at cars on a highway in the Phoenix outskirts, leaving at least two people injured before police captured him near a stolen car that crashed into a ditch, authorities said Wednesday.
House wading into California's long-running water warWASHINGTON (AP) ? The House has waded into a long-running California water war.
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GOP senators attack top Democrat for defense bill delay
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Republicans angrily denounced the Senate's top Democrat Wednesday for delaying debate on defense policy legislation, calling Sen. Harry Reid's leadership "cancerous" and saying he was holding up the $602 billion bill to preserve his "sad, sorry legacy."