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BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers accused in the death in April of a black man who was in their custody. During a pretrial hearing, Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams denied a defense motion for the charges to...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation. Denali, the Alaska mountain formerly known Mount McKinley, is now officially 10 feet shorter, measuring 20,310 feet at its highest point, the U.S. Geological...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters demonstrated outside Baltimore Circuit Court on Wednesday morning as the first court hearing began Wednesday in the case of six police officers charged in the death of a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury while in custody...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina brothers were each awarded $750,000 on Wednesday, three decades after they were wrongfully convicted in the killing an 11-year-old girl. Henry McCollum, 51, appeared calm when the North Carolina Industrial Commission formally awarded him...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation. Denali, the Alaska mountain formerly known Mount McKinley, is now officially 10 feet shorter, measuring 20,310 feet at its highest point, the U.S. Geological...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president. Mark-Viverito, a Democrat, made the announcement Wednesday in an op-ed for El Nuevo...
BOSTON (AP) — Paul Revere left all his household furniture to an unmarried daughter. Harriet Beecher Stowe bequeathed her stock in several railroads and a Florida orange grove to her son. Daniel Webster willed a beloved grandson a gold snuff box with the head of George...
MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Stephen Dennis remembers Sept. 2, 1945, well. It was the day the Japanese officially surrendered in World War II and the day he helped news organizations get the word out about it to the world. The 93-year-old from upstate New York was reminiscing...
SAN JUAN ISLANDS, Wash. (AP) — Against the backdrop of rocky bluffs, a pod of orcas repeatedly jumped out of the emerald waters of the Puget Sound one recent sunny afternoon before splashing their massive black-and-white bodies back into the water. Shadowing the whales were...