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Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response
BALTIMORE (AP) -- National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody....
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Popular zoo elephants likely to get harder to see in future
SEATTLE (AP) -- Visitors flocked to the leafy enclosure at Seattle's zoo to watch the two elephants, Chai and Bamboo, as they used their long trucks to play with balls and snack on carrots and apples....
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Entrepreneurs hatch hen-rental idea for fans of fresh eggs
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) -- The name of Jenn Tompkins' company sends customers into fits of laughter....
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Dispute outside church leaves 2 fatally shot, 4 injured
NEW YORK (AP) -- A dispute outside a New York City church where a funeral was taking place triggered a shooting which left two people dead and four others injured, police said....
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Corinthian Colleges students to meet for help after shutdown
INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) -- Students who attended the now-closed Corinthian Colleges will meet with state officials for help getting reimbursed for tuition and obtaining transcripts....
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Defense: Colorado theater gunman studied mind to fix his own
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- After nearly 3 years of mystery, a clearer but conflicted portrait of James Holmes emerged from the first few hours of his trial in the Colorado theater shootings....
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SD PUC postpones public meeting on Keystone XL pipeline
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- The state Public Utilities Commission has postponed a meeting for the public to provide input to the regulatory board on the portion of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through South Dakota....
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Fiorina heads back to New Hampshire for 4-day swing
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- As she moves toward a likely presidential bid, Republican Carly Fiorina is heading back to New Hampshire for four days....
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Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
BOSTON (AP) -- Defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began making their case to spare his life by contrasting him with his older brother, a man they said was "consumed by jihad" and determined to drag his brother down his path to terrorism....
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Summations expected in Hamptons rape trial of NYC executive
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Closing arguments are expected to be held Tuesday in the trial of a New York City investment banker accused of raping an Irish tourist on Long Island....
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Ex-NY Assembly speaker slated to enter plea to indictment
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a criminal indictment that led him to step down from his powerful post....
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Texas inmate asks US Supreme Court to block execution
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- A Texas inmate facing execution for the fatal stabbing of a corrections officer more than 15 years ago is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop his lethal injection....
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Enola Gay co-pilot's flight logs, Hiroshima plans for sale
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Of the 12 men who flew aboard the Enola Gay the day the U.S. B-29 Superfortress dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima 70 years ago this summer, none knew the four-engine bomber better than Capt. Robert Lewis....
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Bill seeks to expand coverage for Hawaii fertility law
HONOLULU (AP) -- A proposal in Hawaii's Legislature would expand a state mandate on fertility treatments to include same sex couples and single women, updating a law that now only offers such benefits to women who are married to men....
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Latest on police-custody death: Police bid to regain control
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