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Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal spine injury
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest. Six officers have been suspended, but investigators say they still don't know how it happened.... 4/21/2015 3:42 AM

Developments in tensions between police and communities
Killings of unarmed black men by white police officers in the past year have touched off a national debate about police conduct, which has only escalated as additional interactions between police and suspects - lethal or otherwise - are captured on video by law enforcement or civilians. Here are some recent developments.... 4/21/2015 12:25 AM

SC paper wins Pulitzer for reporting on domestic violence
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for an examination of the deadly toll of domestic violence, while The New York Times collected three awards and the Los Angeles Times two.... 4/20/2015 9:37 PM

Clinton defends family foundation from charges of favoritism
KEENE, N.H. (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton dismissed swirling questions about her family foundation Monday as little more than political attacks from Republicans eager to gain an early advantage in the 2016 presidential contest.... 4/20/2015 9:55 PM

Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) -- Sameer Mohiuddin grew more confused by the second as panelists speaking at his Southern California mosque trumpeted a new national initiative to prevent violent extremism.... 4/20/2015 4:15 PM

Questions, answers about federal anti-radicalization effort
The Obama administration is piloting programs in Boston, Los Angeles and Minneapolis focused on tackling global terrorism on a local scale. But some community members and activists worry the efforts will amount to wide-scale government surveillance of Muslim communities. Some questions and answers about the initiative:... 4/21/2015 12:23 AM

Sheriff, lawyer dispute whether 73-year-old deputy qualified
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Tulsa County volunteer deputy who shot and killed a suspect after mistaking his handgun for a stun gun was using an unauthorized weapon when he fired the fatal shot, lawyers for the dead man's family said Monday.... 4/21/2015 12:54 AM

Questions, answers about police officers who confuse weapons
Robert Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to deploy his stun gun. Bates apologized for killing Eric Harris last week but described his deadly mistake as a common problem in law enforcement, saying: "This has happened a number of times around the country. ...You must believe me, it can happen to anyone."... 4/21/2015 5:25 AM

Utah woman gets up to life in prison in deaths of 6 newborns
PROVO, Utah (AP) -- A mother who killed six of her newborn babies and hid their bodies in her garage was sentenced to up to life in prison Monday at an emotional hearing in which a prosecutor depicted her as an "incredibly indifferent and callous" murderer.... 4/21/2015 12:22 AM

Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn't easily deterred.... 4/21/2015 1:12 AM



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