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Leaders: Video shows knife-wielding suspect not shot in back
BOSTON (AP) -- A knife-wielding 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 9:06 PM

North Carolina OKs bill for 72-hour wait period for abortion
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday that would make the state one of several with 72-hour waiting periods for an abortion, sending the measure to the governor's desk.... 6/3/2015 10:14 PM

Chief: Wisconsin officer cleared in shooting will patrol
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A white Wisconsin police officer was exonerated Wednesday by an internal investigation into his fatal shooting of an unarmed 19-year-old biracial man, a move that follows prosecutors declining to file charges and clears the way for him to go back to work.... 6/3/2015 9:53 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 morning 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 9:58 PM

Plaintiff in 'gay conversion' suit tells of therapy methods
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- One of four plaintiffs who sued a nonprofit that promised to turn them from gay to heterosexual wept on the witness stand Wednesday as he described cutting off contact with his mother after being told she was the cause of his homosexuality.... 6/3/2015 10:07 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

Guardsman convicted of abusing daughters gets life in prison
MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio National Guardsman convicted of sexually abusing his three adopted daughters was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.... 6/3/2015 8:12 PM

After splashy debut, bureaucracy awaits Caitlyn Jenner
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A glamorous Vanity Fair cover served as Caitlyn Jenner's introduction to the world, but far more mundane matters await the Olympic champion before she can legally assume her new identity.... 6/3/2015 10:15 PM

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