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The Latest: Bill Cosby is in courthouse for key hearing
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local):... 5/24/2016 1:27 PM

Officer cleared in black man's death, prosecutor criticized
BALTIMORE (AP) -- After two trials and no convictions, Baltimore's top prosecutor faces criticism that she moved too quickly to file charges against six officers in the case involving a 25-year-old black man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody, triggering protests and riots a year ago.... 5/24/2016 12:23 PM

Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Live video feeds from cameras across Hartford, Connecticut, light up a wall of flat-screen monitors in a high-tech room at the city's old police department, while computers take in data from license plate readers and a gunshot detection system.... 5/24/2016 4:24 AM

As Zika spreads, Florida town a study in bug-borne illness
RIO, Fla. (AP) -- A summer flu seemed to be sweeping through Rachel Heid's riverfront neighborhood. Pale and shaky, she left work with a fever. Neighbors had the same symptoms, and a contractor at her home felt so sick he went to the hospital.... 5/24/2016 7:53 AM

Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database
HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.... 5/24/2016 10:42 AM

5 dead after skydiving tour plane crashes in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) -- Five people died after a skydiving tour plane crashed and caught fire in Hawaii, one of two plane crashes reported Monday in the islands.... 5/24/2016 10:40 AM

Opening statements expected in 'Shield' actor murder trial
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday in the murder trial of an actor who played a police officer in the television series "The Shield."... 5/24/2016 7:11 AM

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in US is falling fast
NEW YORK (AP) -- The nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before.... 5/24/2016 4:32 AM

Unnamed 'Oxygen Thief' becomes self-published success
NEW YORK (AP) -- The fair-skinned man with the hoodie and dark ski cap sits on a bench outside McNally Jackson Books in downtown Manhattan, where neither patrons nor employees seem aware that he's the author of a work so in demand at the store that it's often out of stock.... 5/24/2016 12:29 PM

Refugees and scholars: Colleges offer war-torn a route to US
BOSTON (AP) -- Colleges in the U.S. are opening their doors - and their financial aid - to Syrian refugees.... 5/24/2016 4:29 AM

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