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1 of 2 girls convicted in Slender Man stabbing loses appeal

1 of 2 girls convicted in Slender Man stabbing loses appeal

MADISON, Wis. — One of two Wisconsin girls who repeatedly stabbed a classmate because she believed a fictional horror character named Slender Man would attack her family if she didn’t kill the girl lost an appeal Wednesday.
Prosecutors charge 3 with threatening women in R. Kelly case

Prosecutors charge 3 with threatening women in R. Kelly case

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors announced charges Wednesday against three men accused of threatening and intimidating women who have accused R&B singer R. Kelly of abuse, including one man suspected of setting fire to a vehicle in Florida.
US consumer prices rose 0.6% in July, matching June uptick

US consumer prices rose 0.6% in July, matching June uptick

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices jumped 0.6% in July as gasoline prices continued to rise. The Labor Department reported Wednesday that the increase last month in its consumer price index matched a 0.6% rise in June.
UK records deepest recession among top economies

UK records deepest recession among top economies

LONDON — Britain has suffered the deepest recession among the world’s top economies this year, shrinking by a fifth in the second quarter alone when much of the economy was mothballed as part of efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic. The 20.

Picture perfect? Woman receives ID with photo of empty chair

CENTERVILLE, Tenn. — Driver’s license photos aren't always the best, but when a Tennessee woman received her new ID the picture was perfect — for a furniture store.
Women say they will fight sexism, 'ugly' attacks on Harris

Women say they will fight sexism, 'ugly' attacks on Harris

CHICAGO — In the weeks before Joe Biden named Sen.
Kanye West qualifies as presidential candidate in Arkansas

Kanye West qualifies as presidential candidate in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Rapper Kanye West has qualified to appear on Arkansas' ballot this fall as an independent presidential candidate, Secretary of State John Thurston said Tuesday.
Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them.
Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden named California Sen.
How Biden chose Harris: Inside his search for a running mate

How Biden chose Harris: Inside his search for a running mate

WASHINGTON — Gretchen Whitmer wanted out.