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Police: Male suspect in 1983 murders may be living in L.A. as a woman

LOS ANGELES — Police who have renewed the search for a man suspected in two brutal murders in Michigan and Ohio more than 30 years ago have released a sketch of what the suspect could look like today and say he may be living in the Los Angeles area as a woman.

Scientists find Earth-like planet circling star closest to sun

Scientists have discovered a planet that appears to be similar to Earth circling the star closest to the sun, potentially a major step in the quest to find out if life exists elsewhere in the universe, research published on Wednesday showed.

Judge orders State Department to review 14,900 Clinton emails

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A judge ordered the U.S. State Department on Monday to review for possible release 14,900 of Hillary Clinton's emails and attachments that the FBI found when investigating her use of a private email server as secretary of state.

Trump denies ‘flip-flopping’ on immigration

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump insisted on Monday he was not changing his stance on immigration, despite a comment from a top aide who said his plan to deport 11 million illegal immigrants was still under review.

Judge grants injunction to halt transgender policy

AUSTIN, Texas — A U.S. judge blocked Obama administration guidance that transgender public school students must be allowed to use bathrooms of their choice, granting a nationwide injunction sought by a group of 13 states led by Texas.

Zika spreads to Miami Beach, U.S. expands travel warning

MIAMI — Federal health offi cials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confi rmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination.

U.S. astronauts prepare station for commercial space taxis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Two NASA astronauts completed a six-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Friday to install a parking spot for upcoming commercial space taxis, which will end U.S. reliance on Russia for rides to the orbiting outpost.

U.S. to phase out federal use of private prisons

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Justice Department announced plans on Thursday to phase out its use of privately operated prisons, calling them less safe and a poor substitute for government-run facilities.

A morphine alternative with less overdose risk?

SAN FRANCISCO — Scientists are testing an experimental medicine that’s designed to have the painkilling power of morphine without some of the dangerous side effects that can lead to overdose deaths.

Aetna warns of cutting Obamacare if Humana deal is blocked

NEW YORK — Aetna Inc warned in July that it would exit much of the individual Obamacare health insurance market if the government challenged its deal to buy rival Humana Inc, according to a letter it sent to the U.S. Department of Justice.

California fire rages unchecked after evacuations

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California wildfire raged unchecked in thick brush on Wednesday after destroying dozens of houses near a highway corridor between Los Angeles and Las Vegas and forcing as many as 80,000 residents to flee their homes, officials said.

Milwaukee has quieter night before Trump’s visit

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee's curfew on teenagers and community leaders' calls for restraint calmed the city somewhat overnight after two nights of riots sparked by the fatal police shooting of a black man.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s heirs end Nobel medal dispute

ATLANTA — Martin Luther King Jr.'s heirs have agreed to end their legal fight over who owns the slain civil rights leader's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal, according to a court document filed on Monday, but did not disclose if the item will be sold.

Milwaukee imposes curfew to quell rioting sparked by police shooting

MILWAUKEE — The city of Milwaukee imposed a 10 p.m. curfew on Monday in an attempt to quell rioting that erupted the previous two nights in response to the police shooting of an armed black man in one of the most segregated cities in the United States.

Trump promises to work with NATO in defeating Islamic State

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Republican Donald Trump said on Monday he would work closely with NATO allies to defeat Islamic State militants if he wins the White House, reversing an earlier threat that the United States might not meet its NATO obligations.