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Colombia adoptees find family decades after volcano tragedy

Colombia adoptees find family decades after volcano tragedy

BOGOTA — Jenifer de la Rosa was just a week old when Colombia’s Nevado del Ruiz volcano exploded, unleashing a wall of mud that buried an entire town and left 25,000 dead.
California school shooter dies with motive a mystery

California school shooter dies with motive a mystery

SANTA CLARITA, Calif.
Rapper Kanye West performs for Texas jail inmates

Rapper Kanye West performs for Texas jail inmates

HOUSTON — Kanye West has followed the Johnny Cash route and performed for inmates at a Houston jail. In secret from the public, the star rapper-turned-gospel singer performed songs Friday from his new gospel album “Jesus is King.
Conflicting White House accounts of 1st Trump-Zelenskiy call

Conflicting White House accounts of 1st Trump-Zelenskiy call

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump released the rough transcript Friday of a congratulatory phone call he had with the incoming president of Ukraine, holding it out as evidence he did nothing wrong.
Planned Parenthood awarded $2.3 million for secret videos

Planned Parenthood awarded $2.3 million for secret videos

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal jury found Friday that an anti-abortion activist illegally secretly recorded workers at Planned Parenthood clinics and is liable for violating federal and state laws.

Florida man gets 8 years for fatal hate-crime attack

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to a lesser charge in the hate-crime beating death of a Guatemalan man.

Texas appeals court blocks inmate Rodney Reed’s execution

HOUSTON — Texas’ top criminal appeals court on Friday halted the scheduled execution of inmate Rodney Reed, whose conviction is being questioned by new evidence that his supporters say raises serious doubt about his guilt.
AP sources: Epstein jail guards had been offered plea deal

AP sources: Epstein jail guards had been offered plea deal

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors offered a plea deal to two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, but the officers have declined the offer, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
White House seeks disclosure of actual health care prices

White House seeks disclosure of actual health care prices

WASHINGTON — New rules from the Trump administration on Friday would require insurers and hospitals to disclose upfront the actual prices for common tests and procedures to promote competition and push down costs.
Fed finds resilient financial system despite high debt

Fed finds resilient financial system despite high debt

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve said Friday that corporate debt remains at historically high levels but overall the U.S. financial system is resilient, a view in sharp contrast to the problems that led to the 2008 financial crisis.