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U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz and his wife Julie speak with reporters at their home Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Alpine, Utah. Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Thursday that he will resign from Congress next month, a move that calls into question the future of the House Oversight Committee's investigation he promised to lead about President Donald Trump's firing of the FBI director and his presidential campaign's ties with Russia. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
May 19, 2017 - 6:09 pm
ALPINE, Utah (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz's ascent to national prominence leading a House oversight committee was rooted largely in his embrace of the spotlight and willingness to take on confrontations. But the 50-year-old Utah Republican said this week that he's stepping aside from Congress...
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CORRECTS TITLE FROM PRESIDENT TO GENERAL Workers prepare to take down the statue of Robert E. Lee, former general of the Confederacy, which stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. The city is completing the Southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 19, 2017 - 5:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — They are among the city's oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St. Louis Cathedral: a stone obelisk heralding white supremacy and three statues of Confederate stalwarts. But after decades standing sentinel over this Southern city, the...
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FILE - This photo and sketch combo shows an undated file photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office of Aaron Saucedo, left, and a July 2016 composite sketch provided by the Phoenix Police Department showing a suspect in a series of fatal shootings in Phoenix. A judge has ordered the release of the court record that documents the evidence police have gathered in the investigation of Saucedo, accused in a string of serial killings, according to the judge's ruling made public Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and Phoenix Police Department via AP,File)
May 19, 2017 - 5:28 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The man arrested in a string of serial killings left behind bullet casings at each crime that authorities tested and linked him to the shootings, police said in documents released Friday that provide the most detailed narrative to date about a case that unnerved Phoenix neighborhoods...
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FILE - In this April 30, 1992 file photo Los Angeles police form a line to prevent a crowd from going into a building in a day of fires and looting in Los Angeles. After more than 25 years, authorities have identified the last remaining unidentified victim killed during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles. Los Angeles County coroner's spokesman Ed Winter identified the man Friday, May 19, 2017, as 18-year-old Armando Ortiz Hernandez. (AP Photo/Nick Ut,File)
May 19, 2017 - 5:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After more than 25 years, authorities on Friday identified the last of the 53 people killed during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles. The man was recently identified through fingerprints as 18-year-old Armando Ortiz Hernandez, said Los Angeles County coroner's spokesman Ed Winter...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, Jane Meyer, former senior associate athletic director at the University of Iowa, gets a hug from her partner Tracey Griesbaum, right, following a news conference in Des Moines, Iowa. The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle high-profile discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements released Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
May 19, 2017 - 4:39 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements their attorneys called historic Friday. Iowa will pay...
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FILE – In this July 4, 2012, file photo, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson of The Roots performs during an Independence Day celebration in Philadelphia. The drummer and DJ assured students at a Pennsylvania high school Friday, May 19, 2017, that he will perform at their prom despite unexpectedly canceling days earlier, posting on Twitter he "adjusted some things" to perform during the Saturday, May 20, 2017, senior prom for Pennsbury High School's East Campus in Fairless Hills, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 19, 2017 - 4:32 pm
LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Questlove is assuring students at a Pennsylvania high school that he will still perform at their prom despite unexpectedly canceling days earlier. The Roots' drummer and DJ posted on Twitter on Friday that he has "adjusted some things" to perform Saturday at senior prom at...
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CORRECTS TITLE FROM PRESIDENT TO GENERAL Workers prepare to take down the statue of Robert E. Lee, former general of the Confederacy, which stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. The city is completing the Southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 19, 2017 - 4:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Workers tied ropes around a towering statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, preparing to take down the last of New Orleans' four Confederate monuments Friday as hundreds gawked and some danced in the streets. The statue of Lee, who commanded Confederate armies against the Union in the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, file photo, musician Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs during the Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park in Chicago. According to his representative, rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of Soundgarden and later Audioslave, has died Wednesday night in Detroit at age 52. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
May 19, 2017 - 3:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (all times local): 4:10 p.m. An official says the results of a full autopsy and toxicology tests in the death of Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell could take days before they are completed and released. Lisa Croff, a...
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May 19, 2017 - 3:13 pm
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending May 18, 2017: Top Songs 1. Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber), Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee 2. Malibu, Miley Cyrus 3. I'm the One (feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne), DJ Khaled 4. HUMBLE., Kendrick Lamar 5. Believer,...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2015 file photo, Chris Cornell plays guitar during a portrait session at The Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, Calif. Cornell, 52, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, died at a hotel in Detroit and police said Thursday, May 18, 2017, that his death is being investigated as a possible suicide. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP, File)
May 19, 2017 - 3:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine Dragons will pay tribute to the late Chris Cornell in words at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. A spokeswoman for the show's producers, dick clark productions, told The Associated Press on Friday that the rock band will talk about how the Soundgarden and Audioslave...
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