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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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Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas
GARLAND, Texas (AP) -- Two gunmen were killed Sunday in Texas after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad, and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said....
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Things to know about the situation in Baltimore
Life is starting to return to normal in Baltimore after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake lifted a city-wide curfew that was in effect for five nights. The curfew followed the riots and looting after the funeral last week of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died after he was injured while in police custody. Early Monday, there were no reports of confrontations between protesters and police as there had been on previous nights....
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Survey: States spent heavily to clear winter snow and ice
BOSTON (AP) -- Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country but once it did it was relentless, quickly exhausting snow removal budgets and pushing the resources of state transportation agencies to their limit as they fought to keep highways safe and passable, according to a first-of-its-kind survey....
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Police: 4 dead, 1 hurt in shooting on Wisconsin bridge
MENASHA, Wis. (AP) -- Four people are dead and another person is injured after a shooting on a bridge in eastern Wisconsin that a police chief says appears to be a "random act."...
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Bomber's Russian relatives to testify in marathon trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Russian relatives of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to testify at his trial as his lawyers continue to make their case to spare his life....
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NYPD arrest retraining: 'Talking people into their cuffs'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two New York City cops approach a gray sedan with a suspected drunken driver slumped over the wheel. They ask him to get out, and that's when the trouble begins....
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Mayor: Fire that engulfed several buildings under control
PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) -- A massive blaze that apparently started at a church and ripped through several buildings in northern New Jersey forced several people from their homes before the flames were brought under control late Sunday night....
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Father wants to withdraw guilty plea for girl's rotten teeth
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania father who pleaded guilty after his daughter's teeth were found so rotten her life was endangered now says he didn't neglect his 6-year-old....
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McDonald's to detail latest turnaround plans
NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's is set to unveil its latest plans to revive its sputtering business on Monday....
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Summary of winter highway maintenance expenses
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Vice President Biden touts community policing at NAACP event
DETROIT (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden has told a crowd at an NAACP event in Detroit that law enforcement officers and the people they are sworn to protect need to "see each other" to know one another....
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Woman, toddler killed when car hits apartment complex
LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) -- A car driven by a suspected drunken driver crashed into a Northern California apartment complex, killing a woman and her toddler and slightly injuring two other children as they all walked together outside, police said Sunday....
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5 Tufts students go on hunger strike over janitor layoffs
MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- Five students at Tufts University began a hunger strike Sunday over the university's plans to cut about 35 janitorial jobs at the end of May....
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GARLAND, Texas (AP) -- Officials: 2 killed after opening fire on security guard at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas....
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What do you think causes recurring accidents in the same 'trouble spots' along Buffalo's busy commuter highways?
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