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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal autopsy in the Ferguson police shooting reached similar conclusions to those performed by local officials and a private examiner hired by 18-year-old Michael Brown's family, documents show. The Armed Forces Medical Examiner System's autopsy on Brown,...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — "I can't breathe!" — the exclamation made by a black man, Eric Garner, while being placed in a police chokehold — was chosen as the most notable quote of the year in an annual list released by a Yale University librarian. It was one of several quotes...
CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — Henry David Thoreau famously wrote of "the sunshine of a winter's day," and now the simple place that inspired him the most is going solar. Officials are breaking ground on a new visitor's center at Walden Pond State Reservation, and the $8 million complex...
HOUSTON (AP) — NASA is hoping some earthbound technology can help make it easier to pinpoint problems with spacesuits. The space agency reached out to Houston Methodist Hospital to help with its efforts after an Italian astronaut nearly drowned in his helmet during a spacewalk...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal autopsy in the Ferguson police shooting reached similar conclusions to those performed by local officials and a private examiner hired by 18-year-old Michael Brown's family, documents released Monday evening show. The Armed Forces Medical Examiner...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration released racial profiling guidelines for federal law enforcement agencies on Monday. The new policy broadens existing decade-old guidance on profiling, but contains significant exceptions that trouble some advocacy groups for minorities...
GARDI SUGDUP, Panama (AP) — Solar panels glisten from every thatched hut on this crowded island, one of the largest in this remote chain off the Panamanian coast. But the tiny emblems of green energy offer no hope against climate change. They have helped the island's Guna people...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More women are learning their breasts are so dense that it's more difficult for mammograms to spot cancer. But new research suggests automatically giving them an extra test isn't necessarily the solution. Screening isn't the only concern. Women whose breast...
GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Three residents of a house hit by a small, private jet were among six people killed in the crash in Maryland's Montgomery County. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Steve Lohr says three people were aboard the jet when it crashed Monday into the...