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BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the Justice Department's report on Baltimore police (all times local): 8:30 a.m. A Baltimore activist says the Justice Department's report on the city's police officers raises the question of whether there will now be justice for those who have...
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — A woman was fatally shot by an officer while participating in a "shoot-don't shoot" exercise during a two-hour citizens academy hosted by the Punta Gorda Police Department in southwest Florida. Police Chief Tom Lewis said the shooting happened Tuesday...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jamycheal Mitchell loved making people laugh and was known for his smile. Beneath his friendly persona, however, was a young man with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia who dropped out of high school and couldn't hold a steady job. Despite those troubles,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Who should be able to vote and how easy should it be? It's a question that goes to the core of democracy. Voting rights are in flux in the final months of Barack Obama's two terms as the first black president. Citing a need to combat fraud,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you see these pennies, pick them up. You'll have a whole lot more than good luck. Two rare American one-cent coins dating back to 1792 are anticipated to sell for nearly a million dollars at a public auction in Southern California starting Wednesday. The...
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Inside a huge walk-in freezer in suburban Denver, a college student in a thick parka shoots a jolt of electricity through a yard-long column of ice extracted from Antarctica. Just outside the freezer, in a much warmer room, a computer wired to the ice...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Michael Phelps sat alone, thoroughly exhausted. He put his head in his hands and then motioned at his neck as though he had nothing left to give. No need. His work was done. He had his 20th and 21st gold medals. Phelps made up for one of the rare losses in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A notorious rapist who muffled victim's screams with a pillowcase was back in a state mental hospital Tuesday, two years after he was released over the protests of prosecutors and women who feared he would attack again. Christopher Hubbart, 65, is not accused...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak has started settling lawsuits with victims of last year's deadly derailment in Philadelphia, and lawyers involved in the process say a strict confidentiality provision prevents them and their clients from talking about how they're doing or how much...