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Akron grad students invent device to detect marijuana use
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Two Ohio graduate students have invented a device that would allow law enforcement officers to determine how much THC - the active ingredient in marijuana - is in a motorist's system during traffic stops....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Japan's prime minister kicks off US visit in Boston
BOSTON (AP) -- Japan's prime minister begins his second day of a U.S. visit with a stop at the Boston Marathon finish line....
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Thousands expected at Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Thousands were expected Monday at a funeral for a man who died after sustaining serious spinal injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police....
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Truckers could stay home from nation's biggest port complex
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Los Angeles and Long Beach could stay home Monday in a long-running labor dispute....
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Deadly Nevada prison brawl stokes mystery about guards, guns
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- This much is certain: Two handcuffed inmates at one of Nevada's toughest prisons brawled in a hallway, and one ended up dead from several shotgun blasts. The other was declared guilty of murder, even though he never touched a gun....
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Quotations in the News
"Villages like this are routinely affected by landslides, and it's not uncommon for entire villages of 200, 300, up to 1,000 people to be completely buried by rock falls. It will likely be helicopter access only." - Matt Darvas, a member of the aid group World Vision, on the Nepal earthquake rescue mission in remote mountain areas....
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Long odds for insanity defense in theater shooting trial
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The key to the death penalty trial of a man who methodically shot at moviegoers at a Batman movie premiere will be what was going on inside his mind as he threw smoke canisters and then marched up and down the aisles, firing at anyone who tried to flee....
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Tsarnaev's life on line as defense argues against execution
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's life is on the line as his lawyers return to federal court to make their case that he should be spared the death penalty....
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US gas prices jump 13 cents a gallon; could go slightly up
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.58....
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Union: Judge won't dismiss officer's manslaughter case
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A judge declined to dismiss the voluntary manslaughter case against a Cleveland officer in the deaths of two unarmed people after a high-speed chase that ended in a 137-shot barrage, police union officials said Sunday....
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Officer reunited with newborn he found in dumpster in 1989
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster was reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save....
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10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:...
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Girl with leukemia dismissed from school offered return
DETROIT (AP) -- The mother of a Michigan girl dismissed from a Catholic school for not meeting academic and attendance standards during leukemia treatments said Sunday that her daughter has been invited back but will attend a public school for now....
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Professor 'mortified' after sending porn link to students
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia law school professor says she was "mortified" when she discovered that she had inadvertently sent students a link to a porn site rather than an article about writing legal briefs earlier this month....
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