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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 trying to avoid execution for husband's murder
ATLANTA (AP) -- With hours left before her execution Monday for her husband's murder, the only woman on Georgia's death row asked a state board to "bestow mercy" and appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court for a delay.... 3/2/2015 6:40 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) -- Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions viewed online. Authorities say the man was shot after grabbing for an officer's gun.... 3/2/2015 7:42 PM

Budget standoff leaves UC applications 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 7:26 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

NASA spacecraft making first visit to dwarf planet Ceres
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet.... 3/2/2015 7:18 PM

Feds want boat panels brought to court to show Tsarnaev note
BOSTON (AP) -- Prosecutors want panels of the boat in which Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found hiding to be brought to court to show jurors what they say is his written confession. His lawyers want them to see the entire boat.... 3/2/2015 7:17 PM

$4 million in gold stolen from truck in North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Armed robbers stole $4 million in gold on Sunday from a truck traveling north along Interstate 95 from Florida to Massachusetts, authorities said Monday.... 3/2/2015 6:34 PM

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