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Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Bear, Del. Delaware State Police say a trooper has been taken to a hospital after being shot at the convenience store. The trooper, who was on duty at the time, was taken to Christiana Hospital. (Damian Giletto/The News Journal via AP)
The Latest: Fire company to serve as temporary shelterAuthorities say a local fire company has opened its doors to serve as a temporary shelter for residents prevented from returning to their homes while police continue to try to negotiate with the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Delaware state trooper
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In this Nov. 13, 2016 photo shows Maxine Yeakle, a Boca Raton High School student, displays a T-shirt that got her dismissed from school in Boca Raton, Fla. The administration of Boca Raton Community High School is a recipient of a Muzzle award, Virginia free-speech group’s satiric awards for what it considers the past year’s most egregious offenses. The administration gave Yeakle the choice of removing her anti-Hillary Clinton T-shirt or serving an in-school suspension. The Charlottesville-based Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression announced its annual Jefferson Muzzle awards Thursday, April 27, 2017. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Jefferson Muzzle 'awards' take aim at free-speech offendersA Tennessee sheriff and the state government of Illinois are among the 2017 recipients of a Virginia free-speech group's satiric awards for what it considers the past year's most egregious offenses
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. winks during a news conference after a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Dispute over health payments defused, spending bill on trackThe White House and congressional Democrats on Wednesday defused a tense stand-off over payments for the working poor under the health care law, keeping a massive government spending bill on track just days ahead of a shutdown deadline
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Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Bear, Del. Delaware State Police say a trooper has been taken to a hospital after being shot at the convenience store. The trooper, who was on duty at the time, was taken to Christiana Hospital. (Damian Giletto/The News Journal via AP)
Delaware trooper fatally shot outside convenience storeDelaware state police say a man shot and killed a state trooper outside a convenience store and later barricaded himself inside his house
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the government. Frein’s lawyers want the jury to sentence him to life without parole. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
Jury sentences ambush killer to death in PennsylvaniaA jury has given the death penalty to a gunman who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries
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Students hand out hand-made signs and letters opposing SB4, an anti-"sanctuary cities" bill that already cleared the Texas Senate and seeks to jail sheriffs and other officials who refuse to help enforce federal immigration law, as the Texas House prepares to debate the bill, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Austin, Texas.  Many sheriffs and police chiefs in heavily Democratic areas warn that it will make their jobs harder if immigrant communities, including crime victims and witnesses,  become afraid of police.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penaltyTexas Republicans are poised to take a big step toward banning "sanctuary cities" in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not cooperating fully with federal immigration authorities
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Utah Rep. Chaffetz needs surgery, will be away for weeksUtah Rep. Jason Chaffetz needs surgery and will be away from the Capitol for several weeks
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the government. Frein’s lawyers want the jury to sentence him to life without parole. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
The Latest: Jury gives death penalty to ambush killerA jury has given the death penalty to a gunman who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries
The Associated Press2 hours ago
City Attorney Dennis Herrera makes his way to a podium to talk about a federal judge's order blocking any attempt by the Trump administration to withhold money from "sanctuary cities" during a news conference at City Hall Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in San Francisco. A federal judge on Tuesday said the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending. U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued the preliminary injunction in two lawsuits, one brought by the city of San Francisco, the other by Santa Clara County, against an executive order targeting communities that protect immigrants from deportation. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Here's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities orderHere's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities order
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Supporters of single-payer health care march to the Capitol Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. The bill, SB562 by Democratic state Sens. Ricardo Lara, of Bell Gardens, and Toni Atkins, of San Diego, that would guarantee health coverage with no out-of-pocket cost for all California residents, including people living in the country illegally is to be heard in the Senate Health Committee, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Plan to give health care to every Californian moves forwardCalifornia lawmakers have pushed forward with a proposal to remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by eliminating insurers and guaranteeing coverage for every resident
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Pastors and church leaders from the Pastor Clusters of the Fresno/Clovis area meet outside Catholic Charities in Fresno, Calif., during a prayer walk vigil for the three victims of Tuesday's shooting, on Thursday, April 20, 2017. David Jackson, 58, who was one of alleged victims of Kori Ali Muhammad, was shot and killed outside Catholic Charities. Mark Gassett, 37, had just picked up groceries at a Catholic Charities building when Muhammad shot him in the chest, and fired twice more after he fell to make sure he was dead. (Craig Kohlruss/The Fresno Bee via AP)
Suspect charged with 3 counts of murder in Fresno rampageThe black suspect in a racially motivated shooting in Fresno has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of white men targeted randomly on the street
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Coup co-founder Sother Teague explains to a customer how the bar's profit distribution system works, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in New York. As a response to the Trump Administration, the bar in Manhattan's East Village offers patrons the chance to put their money where their politics are by earmarking where the profits should go from a range of liberal or progressive options like the American Civil Liberties Union or Planned Parenthood. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Anti-Trump bar earmarks its profits for progressive causesA new anti-Trump bar in New York City is giving patrons the chance to put their money where their politics are by earmarking profits for a range of progressive causes
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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