Officials eye eroding village as relocation model

ANCHORAGE - One of Alaska's most eroded coastal Native villages is being eyed as a possible national model for relocating whole communities whose futures are threatened by natural disasters escalated by climate change.
Vatican observers question clerk's visit with pope

...freedom doesn't grant us the freedom to deny our fellow Americans their constitutional rights."___AP Religion Writer Rachel Zoll wrote from New York; Galofaro contributed from Louisville, Darlene Superville from Washington and Nicole Winfield from...
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Pope extols America's founding ideals

...I to judge?" when asked about a supposedly gay priest.____Contributing to this report were Associated Press writers Rachel Zoll in New York and Kathy Matheson and Maryclaire Dale in Philadelphia.___This story has been corrected to show that the...
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Yogi Berra remembered at funeral by family, sports royalty

...service were ex-Yankees Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada and club president Randy Levine. Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson, was there as was football Hall of Famer Harry Carson.Torre, now MLB's chief baseball...
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Man accused of fatally shooting father's fiance

ANCHORAGE - A Marshall man was arrested and charged with fatally shooting his father's fiance multiple times as she slept in a home in the western village.
NTSB: Plane struck lake before deadly crash

ANCHORAGE - A preliminary report has found that a floatplane struck the surface of a lake before crashing into a nearby tree-covered hillside, killing three men on a fishing trip. The cause of the crash, however, is still unknown.
Washington state suspends operations of duck tour company

SEATTLE - Washington state regulators suspended the operations of a Seattle tour company Monday after one of its amphibious vehicles swerved into an oncoming charter bus last week, killing five people and hurting dozens of others.
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Pope Francis wraps up joyful US visit with big open-air Mass

PHILADELPHIA - Pope Francis urged hundreds of thousands of the faithful gathered Sunday for the biggest event of his U.S.
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Training offered to help domestic violence victims and to learn what they can do to personally prevent violence in Juneau."This is an issue that affects everyone," Rachel Wintz, AWARE's volunteer coordinator, said in a recent interview.She cited a 2011 study by the University of Alaska Anchorage...
Papa! Pope stirs excitement in DC, calls for climate action

...Darlene Superville, Kevin Freking, Stacy A. Anderson, Juliet Linderman and Jessica Gresko in Washington and Religion Writer Rachel Zoll in New York contributed to this report.___Follow Julie Pace at and Nicole Winfield...
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