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Boston leaders: Video proves black suspect not shot in back
BOSTON (AP) -- A knife-wielding black man killed by the terror investigators who had him under surveillance was confronted because he had purchased knives and talked of an imminent attack on "boys in blue," the FBI said Wednesday.... 6/3/2015 8:01 PM

California's largest lake threatened by urban water transfer
SALTON CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life.... 6/3/2015 7:28 PM

Bus carrying Italian tourists collides with truck, killing 3
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) -- A charter bus taking Italian tourists to Niagara Falls collided with a tractor-trailer Wednesday on an eastern Pennsylvania highway, killing the bus driver and two others on the bus and leaving four people in critical condition, authorities said.... 6/3/2015 6:57 PM

Texas inmate, 67, set for execution in slayings 31 years ago
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- A 67-year-old man who was convicted of killing four men more than three decades ago has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep him from becoming the oldest Texas prisoner put to death in an execution scheduled for Wednesday evening.... 6/3/2015 2:08 PM

North Carolina OKs bill for 72-hour wait period for abortion
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The North Carolina General Assembly has passed a bill that would make the state one of several with a 72-hour waiting period for abortions.... 6/3/2015 8:30 PM

Man who stalked actress Mila Kunis recaptured after escape
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A man sentenced to a mental health facility for stalking actress Mila Kunis was recaptured Wednesday in Santa Monica, four days after he escaped from the institution, sheriff's officials said.... 6/3/2015 7:55 PM

Postal Service takes steps to fire gyrocopter pilot
RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) -- A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol says his employer, the United States Postal Service, is taking steps to fire him.... 6/3/2015 8:06 PM

Probe of police death of boy, 12, now in prosecutors' hands
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The investigation into the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy holding a pellet gun by a white Cleveland patrolman was turned over Wednesday to a county prosecutor, who will ask a grand jury to determine if criminal charges should be filed against the officer.... 6/3/2015 8:18 PM

Oregon women could skip doctor's visit for birth control
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that could make their state the easiest place in the nation for women to access birth control.... 6/3/2015 6:32 PM

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