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BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioting erupts in Baltimore on Monday evening, following the funeral of the black man who died in police custody after suffering a severe spinal cord injury. A CVS store was set ablaze. People looted shops and hurled rocks and bricks at police. The smell of...
SEATTLE (AP) — A popular teacher being hailed as a hero for tackling a 16-year-old shooter inside a Washington state high school said he did what any other U.S. educator would do: He ran toward the gunfire instead of away from it. Brady Olson said three other staff members...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A white supremacist from Missouri who is accused of killing three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas plans to plead guilty to capital murder to avoid a lengthy trial because of his failing health. Frazier Glenn Miller, 74, of Aurora, Missouri, told...
LARNED, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is among a number of states facing questions about whether its program that commits sex offenders to involuntary treatment rehabilitates them or, as critics claim, merely warehouses them indefinitely due to public safety concerns. At a time when Kansas...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The state's highest court on Monday reinstated the landmark child-endangerment conviction of a Roman Catholic monsignor who was the first U.S. church official ever prosecuted over his handling of sex abuse complaints. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld the...
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona mother was convicted of murder Monday in the death of her 5-year-old daughter, who prosecutors say was beaten, neglected and confined to a closet before being dumped in a trash bin in 2011. Authorities said 41-year-old Jerice Hunter kept her daughter...
PHOENIX (AP) — A jury has convicted an Arizona mother of murder in the death her 5-year-old daughter who disappeared in 2011 and was never found. The verdict was reached Monday in Maricopa County Superior Court. Authorities say 41-year-old Jerice Hunter beat and kept her...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reports about a Senate cafeteria worker who makes so little money he is homeless are prompting calls for change from Democrats on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers led by the No. 2 Senate Democrat, Dick Durbin of Illinois, released a letter Monday urging the Senate Rules...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major subtext of their discussions will be the world leader not in the room — Chinese President Xi Jinping. China's rise underlies both the economic and security discussions...