NYC Mayor: City Jails a Very Bad Situation

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid continued scrutiny of problems at Rikers Island and other New York City jails, Mayor Bill …Read More

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Prosecutor to Drop All Seattle Marijuana Tickets

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s elected prosecutor said Monday he’s dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through …Read More

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Alaska TV Reporter Quits On Air to Promote Pot

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A reporter for an Alaska TV station revealed on the air that she owns a medical …Read More

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Apple Locks Itself Out of Devices with Passwords

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected …Read More

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Police: Video Shows Man Used Banana to Rob Store

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say a man used a banana he swiped from a convenience store counter to …Read More

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Study: Americans Endure Unwanted Care When Near Death

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An Institute of Medicine report says Americans often suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted …Read More

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Girl, 8, Dies After Nine Story Fall from Apartment Building

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old girl who fell nine stories from a west Philadelphia apartment building has died. …Read More

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Ex-Police Chief Gets 10 Years in Kidnap-Kill Case

NEW YORK (AP) — The former police chief at a Massachusetts Veterans Administration medical center has been sentenced to 10 …Read More

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School Bus Driver Killed During Safety Drill

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say an Ohio school bus driver sacrificed her life to save a 10-year-old girl during an …Read More

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Obama: Ebola Virus ‘Spiraling Out of Control’

ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama says the world is looking to the United States to address the deadly outbreak …Read More

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Big Cities Take Aim at Prescription Pain Killers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the nation’s largest cities are ratcheting up their criticism of prescription painkillers, blaming the industry …Read More

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Woman Who Made Kids Drink Bleach Pleads Insanity

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman accused of trying to kill her children by forcing them to drink …Read More

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Man Fed Up with Barking Kills Neighbor’s Dog

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Washington state man fed up with barking fatally shot his neighbors’ dog in …Read More

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Case Worker: Dad Overwhelmed Before Five Kids Killed

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama …Read More

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Man Wakes Up to Find Intoxicated Intruder Cooking Corn on the Cob in His Kitchen

ROCKLAND, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police have arrested a man they say broke into a home and cooked himself a …Read More

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Police: New York Man Hid Drugs in Anti-Drug Stuffed Animal

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — State police say they’ve arrested a 22-year-old New York man after he was found with marijuana, …Read More

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Man on Trial for Murder 20 Years After Wife Dies

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Twenty years after the suspicious 1994 death of his new wife, a nuclear engineer is …Read More

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Police Say They ID’d 5 Teens in Ice Bucket Prank on Autistic Boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police near Cleveland say they have identified five teenage suspects involved in dumping bodily fluids on an …Read More

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NYPD: Terror Threat More Complex Than Ever

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say the rising power of disparate militant groups around the world presents …Read More

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Marriage of Newlyweds, Ages 95 and 96, Questioned

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman says she doesn’t understand the fuss over her 96-year-old mother’s recent marriage. After …Read More

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Microsoft Revamps MSN to Flow Across Devices

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft is giving its MSN news service a crisper look, new lifestyle tools and seamless syncing …Read More

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Mountain Lion Attacks 6-Year-Old California Boy

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a mountain lion has attacked a 6-year-old boy hiking near a Northern California winery. …Read More

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Police say Drunk Vermont Woman Had Child Drive Car

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman has been arrested after police say she had a child drive her car …Read More

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Priest with HIV Pleads Guilty to Soliciting Sex

CLEVELAND (AP) — An HIV-positive priest has pleaded guilty to soliciting sex from a Cleveland-area park ranger. The 69-year-old Rev. …Read More

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