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DETROIT (AP) " Detroit schools reopened Wednesday after teachers who had called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they would continue to be paid. But while the teachers are returning to work, their union is sparring with lawmakers over a $500 million plan to restructure the district. House lawmakers met late Wednesday night to work on the plan, which is supposed to deal with the district's debt and assuage teachers' fears that...

Updated at 1:46 AM

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) " Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada's main oil sands city of Fort McMurray,...

Updated at 1:43 AM

FLINT, Mich. (AP) " Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all levels of government until every drop of water flowing into homes in Flint, Michigan, is safe...

Updated at 12:35 AM

KATY, Texas (AP) " A man dismissed last month from a Houston-area transportation company stormed into the facility and opened fire on Wednesday, fatally shooting a former co-worker and injuring two others before turning the gun on himself, saying...

Updated at 12:04 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A federal judge said Wednesday he may order Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton to testify under oath about whether she used a private email server as secretary of state to evade public records...

Updated at 11:39 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Getting stitched up by Dr. Robot may one day be reality: Scientists have created a robotic system that did just that in living animals without a real doctor pulling the strings. Much like engineers are designing...

Updated at 10:46 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " A small airplane hit a bald eagle before it crashed and burst into flames just north of Anchorage last month, killing all four people on board, authorities said Wednesday. It is the nation's first civilian plane...

Updated at 10:46 PM

DENVER (AP) " An Army vehicle took the wrong road in the dark and was making a U-turn when it tumbled 250 feet off a cliff at a Colorado training range last year, killing one soldier and injuring five, according to a newly released investigative...

Updated at 10:43 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) " A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and...

Updated at 10:17 PM

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Updated at 10:12 PM

Tribune Publishing Co. on Wednesday rejected Gannett's more than $388 million buyout offer, saying it's too little for the company that owns The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers. USA Today owner Gannett wanted to buy...

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