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Baltimore mayor, in reversal, asks for federal police probe

May 6, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor was emphatic last week: She did not want federal oversight of her police department. more »»

Hospital efforts to save very premature babies vary widely

May 6, 2015

They weigh as little as a pound yet force some of the toughest choices in all of medicine. Extremely premature babies face big differences in how hard hospitals try to save them, a study finds. more »»

Winter proves tough on deer, states weigh hunting limits

May 6, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Wildlife regulators in states where deer hunting is a way of life and an important tourism draw are implementing or considering deep cuts to hunting permits after a tough... more »»

Idaho man acknowledges killing Idaho officer, records say

May 6, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Court documents say a man told investigators he used a gun hidden in his pocket to kill an Idaho police officer because he feared the officer would find the weapon. more »»

Pharmaceutical firm wants lethal injection drugs returned

May 6, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drugmaker has asked states to return supplies of the company's products that could be used for lethal injection in a broad request that included states that don't use the... more »»

Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

May 6, 2015

The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: A do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the... more »»

Woman known for trying to sneak on planes jailed in Chicago

May 6, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — A woman with a history of trying to sneak onto planes without a ticket has been arrested twice in recent days at both of Chicago's international airports after being spotted... more »»

Family of US captive killed by drone backs hostage czar

May 6, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of an American captive killed in a drone strike said Wednesday it would welcome the creation of a hostage czar to coordinate government efforts to free those held. more »»

Chicago approves $5.5M package for police torture victims

May 6, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved a $5. more »»

GAO: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millions

May 6, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Significant amounts of natural gas on federal lands are being wasted, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars each year and adding to harmful greenhouse gas emissions, a... more »»

New standardized tests bring technical challenges, concern

May 6, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call this the year of the test. Or, at least the year of standardized test mania. more »»

Governor lifts state of emergency for Baltimore

May 6, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — The mayor called on federal investigators Wednesday to look into whether this city's beleaguered police department uses a pattern of excessive force or discriminatory policing. more »»

Ex-in-law testifies from Kazakhstan in Boston Marathon trial

May 6, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — A former brother-in-law of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Wednesday from Kazakhstan about the role of a conservative Muslim convert who steered Tsarnaev's older... more »»

Idaho officer fatally shot; man held after high-speed chase

May 6, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A 26-year-old north Idaho man accused of fatally shooting a veteran police officer and stealing his patrol car has been ordered held on $2 million bail. more »»

 
 
 

 

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