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Ferguson residents struggling with daily life
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Life in this working-class St. Louis suburb of modest brick homes and low-rise apartments hasn't been the same since Angelia Dickens' son tearfully told her, "The police shot a boy."... 8/23/2014 10:30 AM

Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.... 8/23/2014 11:19 AM

Thousands turn out for rally over chokehold death
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.... 8/23/2014 1:54 PM

Noise from the sky is buzzkill in ritzy Hamptons
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) -- It's summertime in the Hamptons and the biggest buzz is coming from the sky.... 8/23/2014 10:34 AM

Gay bathhouses nationwide face uncertain future
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open.... 8/23/2014 10:33 AM

Police officer accused of sex assaults on patrol
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol - picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic stops and in one case taking a woman to a nearby school, police documents show.... 8/23/2014 8:10 AM

Officer charged in hot-car death of police dog
MILLS, Wyo. (AP) -- A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours.... 8/23/2014 1:23 AM

Mishaps prompt questions about Washington ferries
SEATTLE (AP) -- The green-and-white ferry pulled away from the docks and churned across Puget Sound, leaving behind Seattle's waterfront. Passengers stood in the breeze on the deck or gazed out of the windows at the distant, snow-covered bulk of Mount Rainier.... 8/23/2014 1:25 AM

Wash. flash floods, mudslides damage several homes
TWISP, Wash. (AP) -- An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires.... 8/23/2014 3:38 AM

Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers seek dismissal
BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Friday to dismiss indictments against the Boston Marathon bombing suspect and put on hold further proceedings in the case over concerns about the process of selecting jurors in federal court.... 8/22/2014 8:46 PM