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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Among 10 Things to Know: Republicans shelve Obamacare repeal, cyberattack strikes, Chicago police indicted

Activists take step to recall judge in sex…

Activists seeking to recall a judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman say they believe voters will still support the effort

Utah wildfire swells to nearly 50,000 acres

State officials try to manage Brian Head fire

Three Chicago Cops Indicted In Cover-Up Of Laquan…

Police reports about the fatal shooting were eventually contradicted by a dashcam video released one year later.

Pennsylvania to set policy limiting release of police video

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll sign a bill giving police departments discretion to refuse public requests for copies of audio or video recordings by officers, including from body cameras and dashboard cameras

Estates of Bernie Madoff's 2 sons to keep nearly…

A bankruptcy court filing shows the estates of Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff's two sons will get to keep nearly $4 million once about $18 million in assets is taken away as part of a legal settlement

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3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan…

Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer

Alabama Army base on lockdown due to possible…

Redstone Arsenal near Huntsville, Alabama issues warning on social media to 'run, hide, fight'

Picking A Jury For 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli…

Pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli has been called the "most-hated man in America."

Review board wants another look at police shooting decision

A review board has found a potential error in a North Carolina police department's decision that the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer last year was justified and has scheduled another hearing on the matter in August

Utah officials blame lack of logging for major…

Insisting that logging could have cleaned up dead, bug-infested trees that are fueling a Utah wildfire, a Republican state lawmaker blamed federal mismanagement and lawsuits by "tree hugger" environmentalists for a blaze that has burned 13 homes

FBI: Montana man is bank robber dubbed 'AK-47…

Authorities say a Montana man accused of shooting at a Kansas state trooper is a bank robber dubbed "the AK-47 bandit" by the FBI

'Full Metal Jacket' star auctioning photos to…

Michael Modine discusses his efforts to help vets

TSA's Latest Unusual Security Find Is Quite The…

The live lobster reportedly weighed at least 20 pounds.

Man plucked from raging California river in dramatic video

A Nevada man is safe after helicopter rescuers plucked him from a rock surrounded by swift-moving water above a nearly 50-foot waterfall in California

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The Latest: Southern California blaze prompts…

A Southern California wildfire has prompted evacuation orders for dozens of homes

In New Mexico, Trump's monument review stirs…

Desert ranchers and two of the New Mexico's most prominent Republican politicians are hoping the new GOP administration in Washington will dramatically shrink a recently designated national monument in the south of the state

Possible active shooter locks down Alabama…

Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville issued the alert

3 Journalists Resign After CNN Retracts Story On…

CNN says a story about the Senate's Russia investigation didn't follow the company's fact-checking procedures.

New Hampshire woman jailed for giving woman in labor heroin

A New Hampshire woman who injected heroin and methamphetamines into a friend about to give birth has been sentenced to a year in jail

FBI locates car related to missing Chinese…

The FBI says it has located the car that a missing Chinese scholar studying at the University of Illinois was last seen getting into this month

Subway train derails, scaring passengers and…

New York subway train derails as it enters station, tossing people to floor, forcing shaken-up passengers to evacuate through darkened tunnels and delivering jolt to transit system plagued by aging equipment and reliability problems

At least 3 injured after NYC subway car derails

Passengers forced to evacuate

Millennials Are More Likely To Head To The…

The Pew Research Center asked about Americans' library use habits.

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Judge approves initial motions in Takata bankruptcy

A Delaware bankruptcy judge has granted several preliminary orders allowing Japanese auto parts supplier Takata to move forward with its reorganization plan, which includes the sale of most of its assets to a Chinese-owned rival

Trump group's aggressive health care moves…

America First Policies, a group aligned with President Donald Trump, attacked a fellow Republican for not supporting the Senate health care bill

Publicist says Joe Arpaio wouldn't have violated…

Prosecutors called Joe Arpaio's longtime publicist to testify at the retired lawman's criminal trial for disobeying a 2011 court order to stop his immigration patrols