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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's mayor has called video of a police officer using an apparent choke hold while arresting a man who later died "very troubling." Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) said at a news conference Friday that prosecutors and internal affairs...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Supreme Court on Friday ordered Denver's clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while while the state's ban against the unions remains in place. The two-page ruling noted that a judge who earlier this month ruled the ban was...
OTISFIELD, Maine (AP) — Fighting in the Middle East has made for a summer of high tension, tearful phone calls and unlikely friendships between Israelis and Palestinians attending camps in the U.S. that host participants from the region. Seeds of Peace, a lakeside camp in rural...
OTISFIELD, Maine (AP) — Fighting in the Middle East has made for a summer of high tension, tearful phone calls and unlikely friendships between Israelis and Palestinians attending camps in the U.S. that host participants from the region. Seeds of Peace, a lakeside camp in rural...
BOSTON (AP) — An unlicensed funeral director accused of stealing more than $12,000 from an elderly couple could face more criminal charges after authorities found 12 bodies and the cremated remains of more than 40 others in two self-storage units he rented, authorities said...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man died during an arrest — partially captured on amateur video — during which a police officer placed him in what appeared be a choke hold as several others brought him to the ground and struggled to place him in handcuffs. Internal affairs...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State same-sex marriage bans have been falling around the country since June 2013, when the nation's highest court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages. The remaining state bans all face legal challenges to overturn...
ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Eastern Seaboard is being opened to offshore oil and gas exploration for the first time in decades with the Obama administration's approval Friday of sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor. The decision...
NORTH HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) — A Canadian tour bus carrying 56 people rolled over Friday in upstate New York, killing one person and injuring others, police said. The bus traveling from Quebec City to New York City for a three-day tour rolled over at about 7:30 a.m. on Interstate 87...