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    Nation grapples with fear amid violent clashes

    NEW HAVEN >> The rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly may symbolize a greater willingness of hate groups and racists to express their views in public, according to those who study racial issues.

    Ed Stannard
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  • Nation/World

    Ending Obama health care subsidies would increase deficit, premiums

    HARTFORD >> Ending billions in federal insurance subsidies would worsen the federal deficit and increase insurance premiums, the Congressional Budget Office warned Tuesday in its report.

    By Christine Stuart ctnewsjunkie.com|

  • Nation/World

    Violence erupts as hundreds face off in Virginia before white nationalist rally

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. >> A vehicle plowed into a group of people marching peacefully through downtown Charlottesville.

    Associated Press|

  • Nation/World

    ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star faces indecent assault, drug charges

    WALTHAM, Mass. >> The actor who played Luke Duke in the 1980s television show “The Dukes of Hazzard” is facing indecent assault and battery and drug charges in Massachusetts.

    By The Associated Press|

  • Nation/World

    4 sanctuary cities facing loss of crime-fighting aid

    WASHINGTON >> Attorney General Jeff Sessions moved Thursday to again punish so-called sanctuary cities, this time threatening to deny federal crime-fighting resources to four cities beset by violence if they don’t step up efforts to help detain and deport people living in the country illegally.

    By The Associated Press|

  • Nation/World

    1st safe repair of disease-causing gene in human embryos performed

    WASHINGTON >> Altering human heredity? In a first, researchers safely repaired a disease-causing gene in human embryos, targeting a heart defect best known for killing young athletes — a big step toward one day preventing a list of inherited diseases.

    By The Associated Press|

  • Nation/World

    Dow soars above 22,000 for 1st time; other indices fall

    NEW YORK >> Stocks are mostly lower Wednesday, but a big gain for Apple sent the Dow Jones industrial average above 22,000 for the first time. Movie theater companies and studios are tumbling after AMC Entertainment gave a weak forecast and said it will cut costs. Health care companies are down as prescription drug distributor Cardinal Health gets pummeled after cutting its forecasts for the year.

    By The Associated Press|

  • Health

    Safety group: Legalizing recreational marijuana could boost crash rates

    A traffic safety organization is warning that two recent studies suggest that legalizing recreational marijuana could lead to an increase in crashes, including deadly ones.

    By Fredrick Kunkle, The Washington Post|

  • Nation/World

    Missouri police: Woman shaved boy’s head, wrote ‘pervert’ on it

    EUREKA, Mo. >> Police in suburban St. Louis are investigating the case of a woman suspected of shaving a neighbor boy’s head and writing “pervert” on his forehead in retaliation for his interaction with her daughter.

    By The Associated Press|

  • Business

    Whoa! Amazon holds job fair to fill 50K job openings at US warehouses

    FALL RIVER, Mass. >> Amazon is holding a giant job fair Wednesday and plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses.

    By Matt O’Brien, AP Technology Writer|

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