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WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT):
MIAMI (AP) ? Buyers at the trade deadline for a change, the Miami Marlins believe they now have enough starting pitching to make a playoff push.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) ? Marijuana possession in small amounts in Illinois will be punishable by fines but not jail time after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday that makes the state the third largest to decriminalize minor pot offenses.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) ? Former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson was given an additional 40 years in prison Friday for trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars for killing his third wife.
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill that will require labeling of genetically modified ingredients for the first time.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) ? The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):
SEATTLE (AP) ? Genetically modified wheat not approved for sale or commercial production in the United States has been found growing in a field in Washington state, agriculture officials said Friday, posing a possible risk to trade with countries ...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) ? An Alaska whale-watching cruise turned into a rescue mission for an unusual aquatic species ? a distressed, swimming deer.