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Clinton trying to prevent a big Sanders victory in NH
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton braced for a potential loss in New Hampshire, the site of her 2008 comeback, seeking to deny rival Bernie Sanders a big victory in the nation's first presidential primary and a springboard into a competitive primary campaign.... 2/9/2016 9:36 PM

AP PHOTOS: New Hampshire votes in nation's first primary
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- From buses and billboards to boisterous rallies and intimate conservations, months of campaigning across New Hampshire culminated Tuesday as voters streamed into polling stations across the state to choose their favorite among a cast of White House hopefuls.... 2/9/2016 7:34 PM

Judge, not armchair 'Serial' detectives, to decide retrial
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Prompted by a podcast that turned millions of listeners into armchair detectives, a judge will now decide whether to grant a new trial to a man convicted as a teenager of murdering his high school girlfriend.... 2/9/2016 9:50 PM

Flint counsel says manslaughter charge harshest possible
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Flint's water crisis, after a switch in the source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires' disease, could result in criminal charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter, a top investigator said Tuesday.... 2/9/2016 8:06 PM

Jury begins deliberating in cop's stairwell shooting trial
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jurors began deliberating Tuesday on whether a rookie police officer who shot an innocent man in a dark public housing stairwell accidentally discharged his weapon, as he says, or whether he acted out of recklessness and did little to help the dying victim, as the prosecution contends.... 2/9/2016 9:34 PM

Judge's error could set man free without trial for murder
ATLANTA (AP) -- A mistake by a superior court judge may set a Georgia man free without him ever having to stand trial for the stabbing death of a 75-year-old woman.... 2/9/2016 10:16 PM

California farmers reap record sales in record drought
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died.... 2/9/2016 9:26 PM

Nuns who help homeless face eviction in costly San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco nuns who serve the homeless are in danger of getting kicked out of their home after a rent hike of more than 50 percent, another example of the struggle to balance soaring living costs in a booming economy.... 2/9/2016 10:14 PM

New England digs out from latest storm; snow in Mid-Atlantic
BOSTON (AP) -- A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted.... 2/9/2016 8:25 PM

With costumes, beads, music, New Orleans marks Fat Tuesday
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Dressed in elaborate costumes, dancing to the beat of brass bands and clamoring for beads from passing floats, thousands of people gathered in the streets of New Orleans to mark the culmination of the famous Mardi Gras celebration Tuesday.... 2/9/2016 10:32 PM

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