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SATAN STATUE-DETROIT

DETROIT -- Several hundred people have attended a Mass at a Detroit Catholic church to protest an 8?-foot (2.6-meter)-tall bronze statue of Satan that hundreds of people also lined up to see. AP Photos.

COLOMBIA-MASS GRAVE

MEDELLIN, Colombia -- Authorities begin unearthing a landfill on Monday looking for dozens of people missing since right-wing militias took control of a slum in 2002 -- what rights activists say could be Colombia's biggest mass grave. By Joshua Goodman.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD

WASHINGTON -- The president of Planned Parenthood says her organization's clinics never adjust the abortion procedure to better preserve fetal organs for medical research and that its charges cover only the cost of transmission to researchers. By Kevin Freking. AP Photos.

SENATE

WASHINGTON -- Senior Senate Republicans line to rebuke Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for attacking Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, an extraordinary display of intraparty division played out live on the Senate floor. By Erica Werner. AP Photos.

WOMAN DEAD IN JAIL-WALLER COUNTY

HEMPSTEAD, Texas -- The Texas county where a black woman died in jail after a traffic stop by a white state trooper has a long history of racial strife. By Michael Graczyk. AP Photos.

SAN FRANCISCO-SODA WARNING

SAN FRANCISCO -- The American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property is unconstitutional.

MEXICO-VIOLENCE

MEXICO CITY -- The search for 43 missing college students in the southern state of Guerrero has turned up at least 60 clandestine graves and 129 bodies over the last 10 months, Mexico's attorney general's office says. By Maria Verza. AP Photos.

PRESIDENTIAL RACE-DEMOCRATS

AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton planned to unveil a plan Sunday aimed at combating climate change that includes revisions in the tax code to promote renewable energy. By Thomas Beaumont. AP Photos.

VIRGIN ISLANDS-RUM FUNGUS

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The U.S. Virgin Islands' environmental agency plans to file a violation order against two rum producers on St. Croix as residents of several communities complain of a black mold persistently staining their properties, cars and boats. By David McFadden.

ENTERTAINMENT:

PEOPLE-BOBBI KRISTINA

ATLANTA (AP) -- A representative for the Houston family says Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late entertainer Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died at 22, about 7 months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub. By Jonathan Landrum Jr. AP Photos.

NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL

NEWPORT, Rhode Island (AP) -- Gillian Welch, Dawes, Robyn Hitchcock and others close out the Newport Folk Festival with a celebration of Bob Dylan and the moment he went electric there 50 years ago.


Updated : 2021-09-25 07:40 GMT+08:00