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Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore's mayor has lifted a citywide curfew six days after the death of Freddie Gray sparked riots in the city.... 5/3/2015 2:54 PM

Experts: Convictions will be tough to win in Baltimore case
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore's top prosecutor acted swiftly in charging six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a grave spinal injury as he was arrested and put into a police transport van, handcuffed and without a seat belt.... 5/3/2015 3:08 AM

NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head will be arraigned Sunday on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer, officials said.... 5/3/2015 2:12 PM

Madison bans discrimination against atheists, non-religious
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- While conservatives in Indiana and Arkansas were explaining last month why their new religious objections laws weren't invitations to discriminate against gays, the leaders of Wisconsin's capital city were busy protecting the rights of another group: atheists.... 5/3/2015 3:04 PM

David Goldberg, tech exec married to 'Lean In' author, dies
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and family members said Saturday.... 5/3/2015 5:06 AM

Texas the front line on high school ECG debate
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Cody Stephens was trying to shed some of the 290 pounds from his 6-foot-9 frame before graduating high school and attending his first college football training camp three summers ago when he took a nap and didn't wake up. The autopsy showed he had an enlarged heart, which gave out.... 5/3/2015 3:24 PM

Honolulu food festival explores the wonders of canned meat
HONOLULU (AP) -- In Hawaii, Spam rules. No, not the kind that you get in your email, but the kind you eat - or don't eat, as it may be for many mainlanders.... 5/3/2015 4:12 AM

On 150th anniversary, Lincoln's hometown re-enacts funeral
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- At Abraham Lincoln's death, Secretary of War Edwin Stanton declared, "Now he belongs to the ages," but the meticulous, 150th anniversary funeral procession his hometown presented Saturday proved how profoundly the prairie city still considers the slain president its own.... 5/3/2015 3:33 AM

Bird flu virus raises questions scientists working to answer
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- It's been five months since the H5N2 bird flu virus was discovered in the United States, and producers have lost 21 million birds in the Midwest alone. Yet, researchers acknowledge they still know little about a bird flu virus that's endangered turkey and egg-laying chicken populations that supply much of the nation.... 5/2/2015 2:49 PM

National YMCA's first black CEO aims to boost youth programs
NEW YORK (AP) -- As a 10-year-old growing up in a rough section of South Philadelphia, Kevin Washington was invited to join the local YMCA, and not long thereafter - still a non-swimmer - found himself standing above the deep end of the pool.... 5/2/2015 3:30 PM



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