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In year of 3,000 shootings, a teen faces life beyond bullet

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CHICAGO — He suddenly felt as if a hot wire had torn through his chest. It hurt to breathe.

  1. | Posted: Oct 21 2016 - 10:05am

    The patrol car pulled to the curb on a damp Halloween night in Seattle.

  2. | Posted: Oct 21 2016 - 9:59am

    ST. LOUIS — On Twitter, Donald Trump said: “Of course there is large-scale voter fraud happening on and before Election Day.”

  3. | Posted: Oct 21 2016 - 9:56am

    AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire Time Warner, according to three people briefed on the discussions, a deal that could be the largest in the United States this year.

  4. | Posted: Oct 21 2016 - 9:55am

    A judge who sentenced a Montana man to 60 days in jail for incest with his 12-year-old daughter is facing a firestorm of criticism and an impeachment effort by those who view the sentence as far too light.

  5. | Posted: Oct 21 2016 - 12:05am

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced Thursday that he was “separating” from the United States and embracing China as the new best friend of the Philippines.

  6. | Posted: Oct 21 2016 - 12:05am

    ABBEVILLE, S.C. — In this small South Carolina town near the Georgia line, where some say the Confederacy was born and died, descendants of a man lynched 100 years ago are erecting a downtown memorial to him and other black men killed by white mobs after the Civil War.

  7. | Posted: Oct 21 2016 - 12:05am

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The political cavalry arrived Thursday for Patrick Murphy. His name was Barack Obama.

  8. | Posted: Oct 21 2016 - 12:05am

    BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio — An Ohio woman accused of suffocating her three young sons over a 13-month period says in a recorded police interview that she smothered each boy with a blanket because she didn’t want to see them suffering.

  9. | Posted: Oct 20 2016 - 10:33am

    WASHINGTON — A U.S. service member was killed Thursday by a roadside bomb blast while aiding the Iraqi-led operation to recapture the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, the Pentagon said.

  10. | Posted: Oct 20 2016 - 10:30am

    WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency had sufficient authority and information to issue an emergency order to protect residents of Flint, Michigan, from lead-contaminated water as early as June 2015 — seven months before it declared an emergency, the EPA’s inspector general said Thursday.

  11. | Posted: Oct 20 2016 - 10:28am

    WASHINGTON — A former National Security Agency contractor’s theft of top secret government information was “breathtaking in its longevity and scale,” federal prosecutors said in a court filing Thursday aimed at keeping the man locked up as the case moves forward.

  12. | Posted: Oct 20 2016 - 10:27am

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he wants to cut the cord with the U.S. and pivot to China and Russia, words that signal a deepening split with his country’s biggest military ally and prompted bafflement in Washington.

  13. | Posted: Oct 20 2016 - 10:25am

    BARCELONA, Spain — The Constitutional Court of Spain overturned a ban against bullfighting on Thursday that had been approved by lawmakers in Catalonia six years ago, a decision that simultaneously outraged separatists in the region and animal activists.

  14. | Posted: Oct 20 2016 - 12:05am

    LAS VEGAS — Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday night that he will accept the results of next month’s election if he loses to Hillary Clinton. The Democratic nominee declared Trump’s resistance “horrifying.”

  15. | Posted: Oct 20 2016 - 12:05am

    It does not pay to underestimate a monkey with a rock. Scientists studying the stone-smashing habits of bearded capuchin monkeys in Brazil have found that the primates inadvertently produce stone flakes that look very similar to the flakes used as cutting tools by early humans.