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NEW YORK (AP) — Friends and family members of a man shot by police in a New York City housing project stairwell have recited poems and said prayers at his funeral. Akai (uh-KY') Gurley's loved ones, including his mother, stepfather and 2-year-old daughter, gathered Saturday in...
NEW YORK (AP) — The eyes of the world will follow the Duchess of Cambridge on her first visit to New York when she tours a children's development center in Harlem next week. And for much of that global audience, that moment will be their introduction to the duchess' companion:...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico on Saturday levied more than $54 million in penalties against the U.S. Department of Energy for numerous violations that resulted in the indefinite closure of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository. The state Environment...
NILES, Mich. (AP) — Police say a man accused of stabbing an Amtrak conductor and three train passengers in southwestern Michigan has been charged with four counts of attempted murder. Niles Police Chief Jim Millin identified the man as 44-year-old Michael Williams, of Saginaw...
NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Garner's mother and widow say they have been moved to see thousands of marchers protesting peacefully after a New York City grand jury declined to indict a police officer in Garner's chokehold death. Garner's mother said Saturday it "warmed her heart" to see...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In courtrooms across the country every day, a price tag is put on the freedom of the accused and for many it's too expensive. With more than 60 percent of jail inmates nationwide awaiting trial and many unable to afford bail, reforms are underway that rely...
NEW YORK (AP) — The eyes of the world will follow the Duchess of Cambridge on her first visit to New York when she tours a children's development center in Harlem next week. And for much of that global audience, that moment will be their introduction to the duchess' companion:...
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An American photojournalist and a South African teacher held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen were killed Saturday during a U.S.-led rescue operation that President Barack Obama said he ordered because of "imminent danger" to the U.S. hostage. U.S. officials...
NILES, Mich. (AP) — A 44-year-old man stabbed an Amtrak conductor and three other people — none fatally — in southwestern Michigan before police officers subdued and arrested him, authorities said. The attack happened Friday night in Niles, which is about 10 miles north of South...