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Parents of slain journalist James Foley: US should do more
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- The government - and the press - failed to do enough to save the life of the freelance journalist who was the first American killed by Islamic State militants, James Foley's parents said at a university forum Thursday.... 2/27/2015 4:20 AM

Driver freed without charges in California train crash
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) -- Federal investigators said a pickup truck driver who turned on to railroad tracks before a crash that derailed a California commuter train made a "mistake," while prosecutors released him from jail as they considered whether to pursue criminal charges.... 2/27/2015 9:06 AM

Indiana may allow 'baby boxes' for surrendering newborns
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- On the outside, the metal box looks like an oversized bread container. But what's inside could save an abandoned newborn's life.... 2/27/2015 6:46 AM

Police: 7 fatally shot, gunman dead in southern Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A gunman went house to house, fatally shooting seven people and wounding one overnight in a small southern Missouri town before apparently committing suicide in a vehicle, authorities said Friday.... 2/27/2015 3:41 PM

New charges for group that disrupted Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prosecutors took a hard line Thursday with demonstrators who participated in a rare disruption inside the U.S. Supreme Court, adding additional charges against them and saying disrupting the high court is different from other protests in the nation's capital.... 2/27/2015 12:49 AM

LA teachers, union leaders rally amid stalled talks
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dressed in red and raising signs into the air, thousands of teachers filled a downtown Los Angeles park on Thursday in demand of higher wages and smaller class sizes amid stalled contract negotiations.... 2/27/2015 5:53 AM

'Black Madam' testifies at buttocks-injection murder trial
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Gothic hip-hop artist charged in the death of a London break-dancer she injected with silicone is set to resume testimony at her trial.... 2/27/2015 7:34 AM

Pot fight between DC mayor, Congress could cost the city
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The new mayor of the nation's capital gave her constituents what they wanted - the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private.... 2/27/2015 9:32 AM

Hesburgh, former Notre Dame president, dies at 97
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh was always a man of conscience.... 2/27/2015 11:04 AM

Lights, camera, blossom! Disney films inspire floral fantasy
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Lights, camera ... blossom!... 2/27/2015 3:42 PM

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