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Ex-California city leader gets 12 years in prison

April 16, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former city manager of Bell was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison and ordered to make restitution of $8. more »»

Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

April 16, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law. more »»

Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay

April 16, 2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. more »»

Judge stays most of Ohio gay marriage ruling

April 16, 2014

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio officials must immediately recognize the same-sex marriages of four couples who sued over the state's gay marriage ban, a federal judge said Wednesday, while staying the... more »»

Suspect found guilty in 4 Omaha shooting deaths

April 16, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting four people in Omaha over 10 days last summer was on Wednesday found guilty of murder. more »»

Feds: Bomb suspect not entitled to '11 murder file

April 16, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors have told a judge they have no evidence that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) knew about his brother's alleged role... more »»

Man charged with marathon hoax held on high bail

April 16, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings has been sent to a state psychiatric facility... more »»

SpaceX will try again Fri. to launch station cargo

April 16, 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to deliver supplies to the International Space Station. more »»

Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines

April 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business. more »»

Man charged with marathon hoax due in court

April 16, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — A man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings has a mental disorder, his mother told The... more »»

Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

April 16, 2014

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to other. more »»

End of NYPD Muslim surveillance program applauded

April 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims... more »»

At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

April 16, 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours. more »»

Alleged serial killings highlight GPS limits

April 16, 2014

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon proved not once, but allegedly twice, that GPS trackers — the electronic leashes worn by 100,000 freed criminals in the U.S. more »»

Detroit strikes 2nd deal with its other retirees

April 16, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and firefighters but cut monthly payments for other former employees, key deals that... more »»

College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT

April 16, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxious students — not to mention their parents — can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years. more »»

Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

April 16, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent... more »»

Detroit makes deal with retired cops, firefighters

April 16, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit reached a deal with a group of retired police officers and firefighters that would protect pensions but trim annual cost-of-living payments — the first major... more »»

 
 

 

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