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Updated at 9:40 PM

COATZACOALCOS, Mexico (AP) " Desperate relatives gathered outside a petrochemical plant Thursday hoping for news about loved ones still unaccounted for a day after an explosion killed at least 13 workers. Officials said 18 workers had been reported missing. About 30 families massed at a plant entrance road, where a sharp chemical smell still hung in the air about 2 kilometers (a mile) from where the blast occurred Wednesday afternoon. Many wore facemasks to ward off the pungent...

Updated at 9:39 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland praised lawyers for their work with low-income Washingtonians Thursday in his first public remarks since his nomination last month. The appearance marks the first time that Garland has...

Updated at 9:39 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Justice Department has signaled that it won't try to block a lawsuit arising from the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques, leaving the door open for a court challenge over tactics that have since been discontinued and...

Updated at 9:38 PM

LONDON (AP) " President Barack Obama is urging Britons to vote to stay in the European Union, saying the challenges in the world require allies to "stick together." In an op-ed published in the Telegraph newspaper, Obama says Great...

Updated at 9:31 PM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) " A Massachusetts fifth-grader has a special reason to celebrate the announcement African-American abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be featured on the $20 bill. She wrote to President Barack Obama in 2014 suggesting a...

Updated at 9:30 PM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) " Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday effectively saved Arkansas' first-in-the-nation hybrid Medicaid expansion by voiding part of a budget bill that would have ended the subsidized insurance for more than 250,000 poor...

Updated at 9:29 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " In 2010, a woman made a desperate 911 call to report that a powerful prosecutor sexually assaulted her at her home. Six years later that prosecutor has been called a sexual predator by authorities and faces a possible prison...

Updated at 9:28 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Growing up in Oklahoma, Becky Hobbs noticed some of her Cherokee elders wouldn't even touch a $20 bill because they so despised Andrew Jackson. To this day, the 66-year-old songwriter pokes him in the face whenever she gets...

Updated at 9:22 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Microsoft saw a surprise drop in sales and profit during the first three months of the year, in a sign the tech giant is still trying to find its way in the post-PC era. Wall Street was expecting the company to show...

Updated at 9:21 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " House Republicans sidestepped the divisive fight over displays of the Confederate battle flag at the U.S. Capitol with plans to put up state coins instead. Rep. Candice Miller, R-Mich., who heads the House Administration...

Updated at 9:04 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) " Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by @OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead...

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