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Prosecutors promise thorough probe of police killing of teen
DENVER (AP) -- Prosecutors on Tuesday promised a thorough investigation and asked angry protesters for patience after police shot and killed a 17-year-old girl who authorities said struck an officer with a stolen car....
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Freedom House sees disturbing global decline in democracy
NEW YORK (AP) -- Global freedom has suffered a disturbing decline with 60 percent of the world's population, or 2.6 billion people, living in countries that are not completely free, according to a report released Wednesday....
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More potential jurors released from theater shooting trial
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- More potential jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial have been released for reasons ranging from language barriers or residency issues, or because they have a relative connected to the case....
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Suspect charged with murder of missing Georgia couple
McRAE, Ga. (AP) -- Elrey "Bud" Runion posted an ad on Craigslist seeking to buy a piece of his youth, a replica of the 1966 Ford Mustang convertible he bought after returning from the Vietnam War decades ago....
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People across the Northeast US deal with snowstorm
The snowstorm that pounded some areas of the Northeast and barely skimmed others left some residents battling drifts , while others found themselves surprised and a little disappointed by the less-than-predicted amount of white stuff. Some took advantage of the storm-abandoned New York City streets to have a little fun....
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`Wicked storm': Blizzard drops 2 feet of snow on New England
BOSTON (AP) -- Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow....
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The latest on the Northeast snowstorm
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Woman in Florida 'stand your ground' case released from jail
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida woman who claimed self-defense after prosecutors say she fired a gun at her estranged husband and his two sons will be released from prison as part of a plea agreement....
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A sampling of snowfall totals across the Northeast
A look at some snowfall totals across the Northeast by late Tuesday after a massive winter storm:...
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NYC's 'Rent Too High' candidate facing eviction
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City man who made his political name over the claim that "the rent is too damn high" may soon not have a place to live....
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Partial store roof collapse in Philadelphia injures 3 women
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An athletic-wear store's roof partially collapsed Tuesday, apparently as bricks fell from a taller building next door, injuring three women inside....
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Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Mormon church announced a campaign Tuesday for new laws that protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination while somehow also protecting people who assert their religious beliefs....
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Connecticut baby decides to arrive early in blizzard
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Sarah and Andrew Browning were not expecting to have their baby until Valentine's Day, so when the Farmington woman began having contractions Monday, she assumed it was false labor....
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:...
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Mid-winter warmth blanketing the Dakotas, breaking records
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- As a blizzard slams the Northeast, mid-winter warmth is breaking records in the northern Plains....
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