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2 arrested after meth lab remnants found in Iowa Taco Bell

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two men have been arrested after the remnants of a methamphetamine lab were found inside a Taco Bell in eastern Iowa.

Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers

HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.

Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — It's unclear why a circus that was warned about impending severe weather put on its planned show in a tent that ended up collapsing in a storm, killing a spectator and his 8-year-old daughter, the state fire marshal said Tuesday.

Nielsen's top programs for July 27-Aug. 2

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 27-Aug. 2. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

Tax filing problems could jeopardize health law aid for 1.8M

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law now have issues with their tax returns that could jeopardize their subsidies next year. Administration officials say those taxpayers will have to act quickly.

Disney movie 'Descendants' proves a big hit

NEW YORK (AP) — The teenage progeny of some of Disney's favorite villains proved to be a winning idea for a film, as the Disney Channel's "Descendants" easily became the most-watched cable movie of the year.

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Is office air conditioning a sexist plot against women?

Richard Quest speaks to columnist Petula Dvorak about a recent study that says office temperature was originally designed to keep men comfortable at the expense of freezing out women.

Opinion: Group's video a hoax

Years ago, when I hosted a daily talk-radio show, one of the cardinal rules laid down by my program director was to avoid booking guests or taking phone calls from listeners who wanted to debate abortion, gay marriage or the death penalty. All three issues -- and especially abortion -- were considered a conversational dead-end, on which nearly all intelligent adults have already made up their minds.

Officer reaches for man on tracks as train nears

A deputy dragged a man from his car moments before a train crash.

Police: Thieves stole car, ran over driver

Police in California are asking for help identifying two suspects who they say stole a man's car then ran him over. CNN affiliate KTLA reports.

Picasso worth $27M is seized

A painting by Pablo Picasso said to be worth 25 million euros ($27 million) was seized by French authorities last week, the French customs office announced Tuesday.

Kelly Osbourne's words backfire

Kelly Osbourne tried to call out Donald Trump on ABC's "The View" Tuesday morning, but her comment was not well received by the show's other co-hosts.

A girl lied. He paid for it

Opinion: Laws on consent still evolving

The revelation in unsealed court documents that Bill Cosby admitted to procuring quaaludes with the intent of using them for sex with women has, unsurprisingly, spurred a national dialogue about date rape and intoxication. While this latest revelation draws even greater attention to the embattled comedian's case, it also highlights the broader challenge for states, university campuses and society as a whole: Drawing the line between consensual sex while under the influence, and the inability to consent due to intoxication.

Candidates soon find out who's in at first GOP debate

'When you see flames, it's really time to leave!'

The only force fiercer than a 100-square-mile wildfire was Joe Welz's impulse to protect his home.

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Dombrowski out as general manager of Tigers

Dombrowski out as general manager of Tigers

Jays' Sanchez, Gibbons suspended for KC fracas

Jays' Sanchez, Gibbons suspended for KC fracas

Clowney's dad charged with attempted murder

Clowney's dad charged with attempted murder

Source: Groin surgery likely for Texans' Foster

Source: Groin surgery likely for Texans' Foster

Jordan shuts down kid trying to troll him about his shoes

Jordan shuts down kid trying to troll him about his shoes

Kelly: Cooper issue may be part of racism claims

Kelly: Cooper issue may be part of racism claims

Happy anniversary: Nolan Ryan, Robin Ventura

Happy anniversary: Nolan Ryan, Robin Ventura

Jags GM: Banned Blackmon unlikely to return

Jags GM: Banned Blackmon unlikely to return
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