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Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube.... 3/2/2015 6:00 PM

Georgia woman seeks to delay death for husband's murder
ATLANTA (AP) -- The only woman on Georgia's death row will become the first female to be executed in 70 years in the state Monday unless the U.S. Supreme Court or the state parole board steps in with a last-minute reprieve.... 3/2/2015 8:18 PM

Snowy Boston starts removing parking-space savers
BOSTON (AP) -- Bostonians have another reason to be steamed about this winter of epic snow: The city is starting to remove the lawn chairs, milk crates, orange cones and other stuff that people set out in the street to reserve the parking spaces they've dug out.... 3/2/2015 8:44 PM

New Mexico students walk out over new tests contested in US
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Students frustrated over a new standardized test walked out of schools around New Mexico in protest Monday as the new exam was being given.... 3/2/2015 7:48 PM

Suspect declared 'Heil Hitler!' after Jewish site shootings
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- A man accused of fatally shooting three people at Jewish sites in Kansas declared "Heil Hitler!" and asked how many Jews he had killed after the attacks, a police officer who was at the scene testified Monday.... 3/2/2015 7:29 PM

Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles police chief says officers fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row after he grabbed an officer's holster during a struggle.... 3/2/2015 8:24 PM

Budget standoff leaves California college hopefuls in limbo
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- University of California admissions officers are sifting through a record number of applications, but they have no idea how many new students they can enroll.... 3/2/2015 8:10 PM

Sentences reduced for Amish jailed in hair-chopping attacks
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Sentences have been reduced for the leader of a breakaway Amish group and seven of his imprisoned followers who chopped off the hair and beards of Amish people with whom they disagreed.... 3/2/2015 8:45 PM

Trial on hold after black-market 'body sculptor' falls ill
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for black-market "body sculpting" is ill and won't be back on the witness stand in her murder trial until at least Wednesday.... 3/2/2015 7:28 PM

Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system
DALLAS (AP) -- A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.... 3/2/2015 5:14 PM

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