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10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 47 min ago

AP10ThingsToSee - Manushka Doneis, 18, left, and Fritzna Oralist, 12, drink water they collected from a pool of water created by a broken, buried water pipe filtering up into the yard, as they sit inside an abandoned shipping company depot where their families live in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Friday, June 26, 2015. Squatter families residing in the building have each taken an office as a bedroom, but at night, they say, scores of other homeless workers come to sleep on the floor in the depot and hallways. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.


The Latest at Navy Yard: No hoax suspected, DC police say

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 22 min ago

Police tell members of the media to move near the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, Thursday, July 2, 2015. A lockdown was underway Thursday morning across the Washington Navy Yard campus after reports of shots fired, but a senior law enforcement official said those reports had not been confirmed. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — 11:30 a.m.


Boy and woman wounded in Trenton shooting

Yahoo! National News - 6 hours 29 min ago

Boy and woman wounded in Trenton shootingAn 11-year-old boy and a 21-year-old female were wounded after gunfire broke out in Trenton.


California cancer patient with amnesia identified by sister: NBC

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 1 min ago
(Reuters) - A woman with amnesia who has been undergoing cancer treatments since she was found semiconscious in Southern California has been identified by her sister after turning to social media in a bid to rekindle her memory and find her family, an NBC affiliate in San Diego reported on Thursday.

Men charged with stealing brass markers from RI graves

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 7 min ago
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Two men have been arrested in the theft of bronze markers from the graves of veterans in a Rhode Island cemetery.

Rainbow Facebook photos: Armchair activism or shifting tide?

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 8 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — You may have noticed your Facebook friends getting considerably more colorful.

Philadelphia legalizes Airbnb-type rentals before pope visit

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 11 min ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has legalized and plans to tax Airbnb and other short-term rentals ahead of Pope Francis' visit in September and next year's Democratic National Convention.

Texas grandmother trapped in ravine for 2 days

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 28 min ago

Texas grandmother trapped in ravine for 2 daysA 75-year-old Texas grandmother is alive after spending two days trapped in a ravine.


PHOTOS: Lockdown at Washington Navy Yard

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 34 min ago

 Lockdown at Washington Navy YardPolice and SWAT teams responded to a reported shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.


Man gets community service for defacing Confederate monument

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 36 min ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man must perform 100 hours of community service after pleading guilty to defacing a Confederate monument in Richmond, Virginia.

DC police: After report of shots, Navy Yard search complete; no evidence of shooting, injuries

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 38 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — DC police: After report of shots, Navy Yard search complete; no evidence of shooting, injuries.

Philadelphia legalizes, taxes Airbnb-type rentals

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 44 min ago

Philadelphia legalizes, taxes Airbnb-type rentalsAirbnb is now legal - and taxable - in Philadelphia.


Authorities report 'all clear' at Washington Navy Yard: media

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 45 min ago
Police and FBI officials gave the "all clear" signal at the Washington Navy Yard on Thursday, two hours after reports raised fears of an active shooter at the facility, media reported. FBI officials said they have given the "all clear" at the yard, the local CBS affiliate said.

Despite reports, no shots fired at Washington Navy Yard, federal law enforcement official says

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 45 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite reports, no shots fired at Washington Navy Yard, federal law enforcement official says.

Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant in Germany

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 51 min ago

Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant in GermanyA robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the automaker said Wednesday.


Texas grandmother trapped in ravine for 2 days

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 51 min ago

Texas grandmother trapped in ravine for 2 daysA 75-year-old Texas grandmother is alive after spending two days trapped in a ravine.


Reelz comes to the rescue of homeless Miss USA pageant

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 52 min ago

FILE - In this June 16, 2013, file photo, Donald Trump, left, and Miss Connecticut USA Erin Brady pose onstage after Brady won the 2013 Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas. The Reelz channel said Thursday, July 2, 2015, it will carry Trump's Miss USA pageant that was dropped by NBC after Trump made critical comments about immigrants from Mexico. (AP Photo/Jeff Bottari, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.


Veterans' signs: Be courteous when setting off fireworks

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 55 min ago
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are asking their neighbors to be considerate when setting off fireworks this Fourth of July weekend.

Veterans' signs: Be courteous when setting off fireworks

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 55 min ago
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are asking their neighbors to be considerate when setting off fireworks this Fourth of July weekend.

Official: Unconfirmed report of shots at Navy Yard in DC

Yahoo! National News - 7 hours 59 min ago

All clear given at Navy Yard in Washington DCA lockdown was underway Thursday morning across the Washington Navy Yard campus after reports of shots fired, but a senior law enforcement official said those reports had not been confirmed.