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BOSTON (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) is visiting Harvard University to deliver an address at the Kennedy School of Government. Some 100 protesters calling for Abe to apologize for what they call World War II-era crimes, including sexual slavery in...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two former small town police officers in South Carolina should spend at least a year in prison for shocking a mentally disabled woman at least eight times with a Taser without giving her time to follow their orders, federal prosecutors say. Both Eric...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was expected to be released Monday from the hospital. The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told The Associated Press in a text...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and is expected to be released from the hospital. The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, tells The Associated Press that she is being...
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. Prison officials acknowledged...
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...
Global activists say they've presented 8 million petitions to the U.N. disarmament chief demanding a world free of nuclear weapons. Sunday's march and rally in New York kicks off a conference by world powers to review progress toward preventing the spread of nuclear weapons and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation is acknowledging the global philanthropy made mistakes in how it disclosed its donors amid growing scrutiny as Hillary Rodham Clinton opens her presidential campaign. In a blog posting Sunday, Maura Pally...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A photo editor for a Baltimore newspaper says he was beaten by police at a protest over the death of Freddie Gray. J.M. Giordano, who works at the City Paper, says Baltimore police "swarmed over" him and hit him repeatedly. A video posted to the newspaper's...