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Boston Marathon bomber's college pal gets 6 years in prison
BOSTON (AP) -- A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison after he apologized to the victims and their families for not calling police when he recognized photos of Tsarnaev as a suspect.... 6/2/2015 4:47 PM

California farmers plan to avoid water-sucking crops
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Dozens of California farmers aiming to meet voluntary water conservation targets submitted plans to the state saying they intend to plant less thirsty crops and leave some fields unplanted amid the relentless drought.... 6/2/2015 2:53 PM

Survey: Most Americans with disabilities 'striving to work'
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- More than two-thirds of American adults with disabilities are "striving to work," according to a national employment survey being released just before the landmark legislation protecting their rights turns 25.... 6/2/2015 3:50 PM

Theater gunman says he wishes psychiatrist had locked him up
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado theater gunman James Holmes has said he wishes a psychiatrist who treated him before the shootings had locked him up so the attack wouldn't have happened.... 6/2/2015 5:02 PM

4 dead, 3 hospitalized after boat capsizes on Utah lake
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Four people have died and three are hospitalized after a ski boat capsized on a lake that spans the Utah-Idaho border, a Utah sheriff said Tuesday.... 6/2/2015 5:08 PM

ACLU: Squalid conditions at troubled Baltimore jail
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Moldy showers and cells are infested with mice and cockroaches, toilets are broken for days and medical care is poor or nonexistent at a notoriously troubled Baltimore city jail, the ACLU and Public Justice Center said in court documents filed Tuesday.... 6/2/2015 4:13 PM

Man convicted of driving Zamboni drunk at hockey game
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A Fargo man who admitted operating a Zamboni while drunk has been convicted after the judge rejected his lawyer's argument that the ice-resurfacing machine didn't meet the definition of a vehicle under city code.... 6/2/2015 5:19 PM

Copper thefts from the rails rise with price of the metal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Longtime New York City subway cops have seen copper thefts before, but last week's heist on a stretch of open-air tracks was particularly brazen: 500 feet of inch-thick cable stripped from the rails in the middle of the night.... 6/2/2015 1:01 PM

Black and Jewish WWI heroes finally receive Medal of Honor
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday to two World War I Army soldiers who may have been denied the top military honor in the past due to discrimination. "It's never too late to say thank you," Obama said.... 6/2/2015 4:27 PM

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