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BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring each other down in neighborhoods ravaged by crack and heroin. But with each death of a black man in custody, their efforts to...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's Muslim community has been once again thrust into the spotlight as the death penalty trial of convicted marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev nears its conclusion amid rising concerns of terrorist recruitment in America. Newspaper op-eds, advertisements and...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers and pot dealers have long intersected in criminal court, but as marijuana goes mainstream, attorneys have been working to keep sellers and growers legit. Marijuana divisions are popping up at law firms to advise pot shops on where they can locate,...
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday, killing at least 777 people -- and probably more -- in Nepal's capital city, authorities said. Historic buildings in Kathmandu lay in rubble on the ground...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — For years, Beth Kelley posted the message to her brother on Facebook: "Happy Birthday Scott, wherever you are." In the decade Scott Kelley has missed, there have births and deaths, holidays and milestones. But Beth Kelley said she doesn't plan to talk to him...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them are the Obama administration's top lawyer at the high court, with more than two dozen arguments behind him,...
SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores Friday, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons. The company said the outage was resolved Friday night after several hours. It affected registers at 7,000...
DENVER (AP) — Officials say a Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Las Vegas to Milwaukee was diverted to Denver Friday night after reporting "pressurization issues." Denver International Airport spokeswoman Laura Coale says that Flight 100, which departed Las Vegas at 6 p.m...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging. The combined company would have created an Internet and TV behemoth with unprecedented power over what Americans download and watch. It would...