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Calm urged as Ferguson grand jury nears decision
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it was unclear whether the panel was still at work or when it would render a decision....
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Window washer falls onto car in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A worker who fell 11 stories from a San Francisco building onto a moving car, crushing its roof and sending shattered glass flying into the street survived but was in critical condition....
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Police: Client arrested in escort's 2007 killing
DENVER (AP) -- A single mother who vanished from western Colorado more than seven years ago led a double life as a paid escort with many unsavory clients, investigators say....
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Classroom sex abuse case to cost nearly $140M
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt's past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored....
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Quotations in the News
"In the days ahead, the people's house will rise to this challenge. We will not stand idle as the president undermines the rule of law in our country and places lives at risk. ... He's damaging the presidency itself." - House Speaker John Boehner as Republicans struggled for a response on President Barack Obama's plan to reform immigration policy....
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Highlights from report on Newtown school shooter
Some highlights from Friday's 114-page report from the Connecticut Office of Child Advocate that looked into the history of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza:...
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Report questions role of wealth in Lanza's care
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems in the years before he committed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre....
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Flooding becomes new threat in snowy Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came out, but so did predictions of flooding caused by rain and temperatures of up to 60 degrees....
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Family of NYC man killed by police seek answers
NEW YORK (AP) -- The distraught family of an unarmed New York City man who was killed by a rookie police officer in the darkened stairwell of a public housing building was scheduled to appear with the Rev. Al Sharpton Saturday to seek answers in what's been described as an apparently accidental shooting....
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Boy who fell from cliff wakes from induced coma
BODEGA BAY, Calif. (AP) -- The father of a 4-year-old boy who survived a 230-foot fall from a seaside cliff in Bodega Bay says his child has awakened from an induced coma....
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Teacher charged, on leave for dragging student
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) -- A Central California physical education teacher was charged with a misdemeanor and put on leave after he tried to drag a 14-year-old girl across the concrete and into the high school's pool....
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Navajo Nation president approves junk-food tax
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The sales tax on cookies, chips, sodas and other junk food sold on the country's largest American Indian reservation is going up....
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Pregnant woman, 3 others shot, killed; girl hurt
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Police say a pregnant woman and three others were shot and killed in a Cleveland, Ohio home, and a 10-year-old girl was wounded but expected to survive....
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Marine with robotic leg braces gets Bronze Star
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star....
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Unarmed man killed by police in NY housing complex
NEW YORK (AP) -- A rookie police officer walking with his gun drawn in a darkened stairwell of a crime-ridden public housing complex accidentally shot and killed a man who was leaving the building with his girlfriend, authorities said Friday....
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