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Police: Auditor spokesman left note before apparent suicide
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Spence Jackson provided the official confirmation a month ago that his boss, Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, was dead from what police described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound.... 3/30/2015 11:36 PM

NSA: Car smashes into police vehicle at Fort Meade; 1 dead
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) -- Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of the National Security Agency on Monday, prompting police to open fire.... 3/30/2015 9:59 PM

Pharmacists' group discourages providing execution drugs
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A leading association for U.S. pharmacists adopted a policy Monday that discourages its members from providing drugs for use in lethal injections - a move that could make carrying out such executions even harder for states with the death penalty.... 3/31/2015 12:31 AM

Arizona governor vetoes bill shielding names of officers
PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed legislation Monday requiring law enforcement agencies to keep the names of officers involved in shootings secret for two months, nixing a bill that was inspired by last year's events Ferguson, Missouri, and similar incidents around the country.... 3/31/2015 1:25 AM

Aunt of men accused in terror plot: They're 'not monsters'
CHICAGO (AP) -- An aunt of two suburban Chicago men accused of plotting a terrorist attack on a military facility in northern Illinois said Monday the allegations perplexed and devastated their extended family of Muslims and Christians.... 3/30/2015 11:25 PM

No 'narsisstics': Music festivals ban fans' selfie sticks
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you're planning to go to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals.... 3/31/2015 12:04 AM

Church van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) -- The congregants of a close-knit Haitian church gathered Monday around Nicolas Alexis, hoping to learn what happened to 18 friends and loved ones who had been expected to return that morning from a late Palm Sunday service.... 3/30/2015 10:43 PM

Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy
BOSTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama summoned today's quarrelsome political leaders on Monday to emulate the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy in the pursuit of compromise, and said a new institute that bears the longtime Massachusetts senator's name can be as much an antidote to political cynicism as the man once was.... 3/30/2015 11:30 PM

Marathon bombing jurors see autopsy photos, prosecutors rest
BOSTON (AP) -- Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by an 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 terror attack.... 3/31/2015 2:20 AM

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