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Trump celebrates Carrier jobs deal in trip to Indiana

NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump visited a factory in Indiana on Thursday to kick off a “thank you tour” and celebrate his role in persuading air conditioner maker Carrier Corp to preserve around 1,000 jobs in the state rather than move them to Mexico.

Spike in Yellowstone grizzly deaths tied to conflicts with humans

SALMON, Idaho — U.S. wildlife managers at Yellowstone National Park are reporting an unusually high number of grizzly bear deaths, 55, linked to humans this year in a trend believed tied to a growing number of the bruins harming livestock or challenging hunters over freshly killed game.

Tennessee wildfires: Death toll rises to 10

The confirmed death toll from wildfires burning in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee rose to 10 on Thursday, as investigators determined the initial blaze that ignited the larger conflagration was human-caused, officials said.

Veterans arrive at pipeline protest camp in North Dakota

CANNON BALL/WEST FARGO, N.D. — U.S. military veterans were arriving on Thursday at a camp to join thousands of activists braving snow and freezing temperatures to protest a pipeline project near a Native American reservation in North Dakota.

Prosecutor: Officer justified in shooting of armed man

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A police officer "acted lawfully" when he shot and killed an armed black man in Charlotte, North Carolina, in September and will not face criminal charges for his use of force, the local district attorney said on Wednesday.

Pelosi re-elected to U.S. House Democratic leadership post

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. House of Representatives Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was re-elected to her post on Wednesday, beating back a challenger who accused Democrats of ignoring the working-class Americans who flocked to Republican Donald Trump in elections this month.

Arrests in first ‘Fight for $15’ protest since Trump win

LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO — U.S. workers from fast-food chains and nearly 20 airports staged sit-ins and some were arrested in nationwide protests for higher pay, union rights and immigration reform on Tuesday, their first major action since businessman Donald Trump won the presidential election.

Obamacare repeal plan set in motion

WASHINGTON — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday that Republicans’ plan for repealing the 2010 health care law is moving forward with the anticipated use of an expedited budget process early next year.

Ohio State University student injures 11 in attack

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A student drove a car into a crowd of pedestrians at Ohio State University on Monday morning and then jumped out and stabbed several people with a butcher knife, injuring 11 people, before a police officer shot and killed the attacker, officials said.

Clinton campaign decides to participate in ballot recount in Wisconsin

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign will participate in an effort led by Green Party candidate Jill Stein to recount ballots in Wisconsin and perhaps two other battleground states that were crucial to Donald Trump’s victory, a Clinton campaign lawyer said Saturday.

Brady Bunch’ mom Florence Henderson dies

Veteran actress Florence Henderson, best known to a generation of baby boomers as all-American mother Carol Brady in the 1970s sitcom “The Brady Bunch,” has died aged 82.

Protesters told to leave pipeline camp by Dec. 5

CANNON BALL, N.D. — Activists protesting plans to run an oil pipeline beneath a lake near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota said on Saturday they have no intention of leaving a protest camp after U.S. authorities warned it must be vacated by Dec. 5.

Hacker pleads guilty

STEUBENVILLE — A Kentucky computer hacker pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring to break into a website to draw attention to a notorious rape case in Steubenville, Ohio, as well as to his own online profile.

Obama ‘pardons’ turkey

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Barack Obama pardoned his last turkey as U.S. president on Wednesday, but his daughters should beware: he plans to continue the tradition as a private citizen.

21 receive Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the last time before he leaves office, President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday, bestowing it on 21 stars of Silicon Valley, Hollywood, sports and rock, who created a glittering assembly even for the White House.

Man who killed abortion provider is resentenced

WICHITA, Kan. — The man convicted of first-degree murder in the death of abortion provider George Tiller will have to serve 25 years in prison before he is eligible for parole.

San Antonio Four’ exonerated

SAN ANTONIO — A Texas court on Wednesday exonerated four women convicted of sexual assault in the 1990s after lawyers argued that they were sent to prison because of junk science, tainted testimony and false ideas of lesbian behavior.

Man sentenced in Islamic State-linked attack plot

A southwest Ohio man who admitted to having plotted to execute a U.S. military base employee and then attack a local police station in support of Islamic State was sentenced on Wednesday to 20 years in prison, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

EPA delays cleanup for radioactive waste

BRIDGETON, Mo. — The U.S. government said on Tuesday it was delaying indefinitely its proposal for how to clean up or seal off radioactive soil buried in a St. Louis-area landfill adjacent to another waste site where an underground fire has been smoldering for several years.