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Defense admits Tsarnaev carried out Boston Marathon bombing
BOSTON (AP) -- The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it.... 3/4/2015 8:15 PM

A defiant Alabama regains ground against gay marriage
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama's stand against same-sex marriage regained ground Wednesday after the state's highest court ruled that its ban remains legal, despite federal court pressure to begin issuing licenses to gays and lesbians.... 3/4/2015 7:33 PM

Pakistani man guilty in al-Qaida plot to bomb NYC subway
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Pakistani man was found guilty Wednesday in a failed al-Qaida bomb plot after a New York trial that featured spies in disguise, evidence from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound and the defendant's questioning of an admitted co-conspirator.... 3/4/2015 8:41 PM

Guards ferrying gold bars get robbed on N. Carolina roadside
WILSON, N.C. (AP) -- The crew of a truck carrying a load of gold bars had just pulled off a North Carolina highway when a seemingly ordinary episode of carsickness turned into a multimillion dollar heist.... 3/4/2015 8:00 PM

France, Cameroon wouldn't take foreigner later shot by LAPD
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A homeless foreigner shot to death by police on Los Angeles' Skid Row was in the country illegally after serving time for a bank robbery but couldn't be deported because no country would take him, U.S. immigration authorities said Wednesday.... 3/4/2015 8:46 PM

Winter's last hurrah? Storm could be season's last big snow
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A storm stretching from northern Texas to southern New England is set to bring what could be winter's last significant snowfall for the East Coast.... 3/4/2015 6:51 PM

Bostonians, gluttons for punishment, want to set snow record
BOSTON (AP) -- Talk about gluttons for punishment: Bostonians buried beneath more than 8 1/2 feet of snow suddenly are clamoring for a little more so they can boast of a new record.... 3/4/2015 8:05 PM

Police: Maryland shootings random; evoked DC sniper memories
MILLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) -- A man accused of firing at five public places in Maryland, including a building at the headquarters of the National Security Agency, chose his targets at random, police said Wednesday.... 3/4/2015 8:01 PM

US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department won't prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but in a scathing report released Wednesday faulted the city and its law enforcement for racial bias and unconstitutional practices.... 3/4/2015 7:01 PM

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