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DEATH AND DISAPPEARANCE IN INDIAN COUNTRY — The disappearance last year of Ashley HeavyRunner Loring, a 20-year-old member of the Blackfeet Nation, is one small chapter in the unsettling story of missing and murdered Native American women and girls. No one knows precisely how many there are, because some cases go unreported and others aren't accurately documented. But one U.S. senator calls it an epidemic, and in the era of #MeToo, the problem is gaining political traction as an expanding activist movement focuses on a population of women facing some of the nation's highest rates of murder, sexual violence and domestic abuse. By National Writer Sharon Cohen. SENT: 3,360 words, photos, video. An abridged version of 980 words has also been sent.

STUDENT KILLED-IOWA — The Mexican man charged with abducting and killing an Iowa college student was known for years on the dairy farm where he worked by another name: John Budd. The alias emerged as Cristhian Bahena Rivera's employer faced questions over whether managers were aware of any warning signs that he was in the country illegally. By Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 850 words with photos by 3 p.m.

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TOP STORIES

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SENATE-SUPREME COURT — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh repeatedly stresses the importance of judicial independence to senators at his confirmation hearing, including Democrats who fear he would be President Donald Trump's man on the high court. Kavanaugh says he respects previously settled cases, including the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that ensures access to abortion, saying, "Precedent is rooted right in the Constitution itself." By Mark Sherman and Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 820 words. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the day, 900 words by 5 p.m., photos, video.

CONGRESS-SOCIAL MEDIA — Facebook and Twitter executives are pledging to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, saying at a hearing on Capitol Hill that they are aggressively trying to root out foreign interests seeking to sow divisions in American democracy. By Mary Clare Jalonick and Barbara Orturtay. SENT: 900 words. UPCOMING: 890 words by 5 p.m., photos, video.

TRUMP-WOODWARD BOOK — President Trump unloads against a new tell all book from journalist Bob Woodward, labeling the explosive narrative "total fiction" and "boring," as West Wing staff absorb the detailed descriptions of internal dysfunction. By Catherine Lucey. SENT: 1100 words, photo. UPCOMING: New approach of 1,000 words by 5 p.m., photos.

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CANADA TRADE NEGOTIATOR — She is many things that would seem to irritate President Donald Trump: a liberal Canadian former journalist. That makes Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland an unusual choice to lead Canada's negotiations over a new free trade deal with a surprisingly hostile U.S. administration. By Rob Gillies. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos by 2 p.m.

UPHILL FIGHT IN TRUMP LAND — One of the largest U.S. congressional districts voted overwhelmingly for Trump in 2016, yet an Oregon Democrat campaigning against a Republican incumbent doesn't see it as hostile territory. SENT: 1,020 words, photos.

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INTERNATIONAL

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BRITAIN-POISONED SPY — British officials say they have charged two officers of Russian military intelligence with the nerve agent poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury. SENT: 900 words, photos.

ASIA-STORM — One of Japan's busiest airports remained closed indefinitely, a day after the strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years flooded a runway, toppled huge cranes, flipped cars on their side, damaged historic shrines and caused at least 11 deaths as it swept across part of Japan's main island. SENT: 700 words, photos.

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NATIONAL

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OPIOIDS-ANTIDOTE — A company whose prescription opioid marketing practices are being blamed for sparking a nationwide overdose and addiction crisis says it's helping to fund an effort to make a lower-cost overdose antidote. The move by Purdue Pharma comes as the number of lawsuits against the industry being overseen by a federal judge tops 1,000. SENT: 550 words, photos.

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HEALTH/SCIENCE

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GENETIC FRONTIERS-GENE EDITING — Early, partial results from a historic gene editing study give encouraging signs that the treatment may be safe and having at least some of its hoped-for effect, but it's too soon to know whether it ultimately will succeed. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.

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SPORTS

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TEN--US OPEN — Past U.S. Open champions Novak Djokovic and Marin Cilic try to return to the semifinals at Flushing Meadows, while 2017 runner-up Madison Keys is among the women in quarterfinal action. By Tennis Writer Howard Fendrich. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.