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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018 file photo former U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, addresses a gathering in Manchester, N.H., days after a critical vote in support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Flake is heading to Harvard University as one of six new resident fellows who will join Harvard's Institute of Politics this fall. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Republican Jeff Flake, a Trump nemesis, heading to HarvardFormer U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, who famously tangled with President Donald Trump, is heading to Harvard University
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Animated videos: Boy Scouts' new tactic to fight sex abuseBoy Scouts seek to bolster their sex-abuse prevention efforts with a new awareness program featuring cartoon-style videos that will be provided to Cub Scouts nationwide
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This undated booking photo released by Detroit Police Department shows Deangelo Kenneth Martin, 34. Prosecutors have charged Martin, the Detroit man who police call a "person of interest" in the deaths of three women with sexually assaulting a separate woman. Wayne County prosecutors said Monday, June 10. 2019 34-year-old Deangelo Martin was charged with criminal sexual conduct and assault with intent to murder. The charges stem from the May 7 stabbing and assault of a 26-year-old woman in an eastside home. (Detroit Police Department via AP)
Man police suspect in Detroit killings appears in courtA Detroit man police say is suspected in the deaths of three women will return to court next month for a key hearing on sexual assault charges in a separate case
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A man in a home along High St. waits for rescuers to come back for him after overnight thunderstorms flooded much of Westville, N.J. on Thursday, June 20, 2019. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Tornados in Texas, flooding in Northeast, 200K without powerPotent thunderstorms left more than 200,000 people without power across the southern United States _ and fierce winds are expected to wallop parts of several states as new storms form Thursday
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Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on U.S. attitudes toward the space program;
AP-NORC poll: Asteroid watch more urgent than Mars tripAP-NORC poll released a month before the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing finds Americans prefer focus on tracking potential asteroid threats
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A law enforcement officer climbs into a tactical vehicle during a standoff with an armed suspect who has taken refuge after shooting a Sacramento police officer, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Suspect in fatal shooting of Sacramento officer surrendersSacramento police say a man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer who was on a domestic violence call has surrendered to authorities and is in police custody
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2012, file photo, a tour group walks through the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Descendants of a Harvard professor who commissioned a series of 1850 photos of slaves say they're backing a lawsuit against the university. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Woman suing Harvard over slave portraits gets key supportA woman suing Harvard University over 19th century images of slaves has received the backing of descendants of the professor who commissioned the images
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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 a man more than two decades ago is scheduled to be executed Thursday in Georgia
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018, file photo, Stephen Meer, chief information officer from ANDE, demonstrates in Chico, Calif., his company's Rapid DNA analysis system. Rapid DNA machines have helped solve rape cases in Kentucky, identified California wildfire victims and verified family connections of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. But Texas officials are raising concerns. (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala, File)
APNewsBreak: Texas says DNA technology jeopardizes casesTexas officials are raising concerns over Rapid DNA analysis that has been used to identify California wildfire victims and verify family connections on the US-Mexico border
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A Sacramento Police officer responds to the shooting of a fellow officer in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Sacramento police officer killed during domestic callSacramento police were trying to negotiate the surrender of a gunman suspected of killing a police officer during a domestic dispute
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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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