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US seeking death penalty in Charleston church massacre case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday.... 5/24/2016 11:12 PM

Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in sex case
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- She called him "Mr. Cosby" and considered him a trusted friend and mentor.... 5/24/2016 11:04 PM

Woman known for conspiracy posts loses Texas education race
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A Texas education board candidate who claimed that President Barack Obama was a gay prostitute and believes dinosaurs walked the Earth with humans lost her primary runoff Tuesday night just two months after nearly clinching victory outright.... 5/25/2016 2:41 AM

Father sought after boy killed in mother's arms in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- An 8-month-old boy was shot to death in his mother's arms Tuesday, and the suspected shooter - the boy's father - remained at large, St. Louis police said.... 5/25/2016 2:42 AM

Baylor says 'Ken Starr is president' amid speculation
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Baylor University and its president faced mounting pressure Tuesday over how the school has handled reports of rape and assault by football players, and the Texas university said its governing board was still considering the results of an internal investigation into the matter.... 5/25/2016 12:05 AM

Native Americans protest planned French auction of artifacts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Native American leaders are protesting the latest plan by a Paris auction house to sell off part of their tribal history, and their demand for the return of their ceremonial objects is getting bipartisan support.... 5/25/2016 3:00 AM

Feds: 5 arrested, accused of scam posing as IRS agents
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Treasury Department has arrested five people in Miami accused of posing as IRS agents in telephone calls and demanding immediate payment of overdue taxes, a scheme that netted them an estimated $2 million, a top official said Tuesday.... 5/24/2016 11:11 PM

San Francisco retains immigrant sanctuary protections
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Despite national outrage after a Mexican man killed a woman along a waterfront pier, San Francisco officials upheld the city's strict sanctuary protections for people who are in the country illegally.... 5/25/2016 2:50 AM

Police find bodies believed to be missing Washington couple
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- For six weeks, authorities said a missing Washington state couple had been slain. Prosecutors had charged two brothers with their murder.... 5/25/2016 12:55 AM

About 500 attend funeral for slain 11-year-old Houston boy
HOUSTON (AP) -- About 500 mourners filled a Houston church to capacity Tuesday for the funeral for an 11-year-old boy who was stabbed to death as he walked home from school.... 5/24/2016 11:08 PM

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