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FBI: Boston knifeman had talked of attacking 'boys in blue'
BOSTON (AP) -- A knife-wielding man killed by the terror investigators who had him under surveillance was confronted because he had bought knives and talked of an imminent attack on "boys in blue," the FBI said Wednesday.... 6/3/2015 11:20 PM

North Carolina OKs bill for 72-hour wait period for abortion
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday that would make the state one of several with 72-hour waiting periods for an abortion, sending the measure to the governor's desk.... 6/3/2015 10:14 PM

Chief: Wisconsin officer cleared in shooting will patrol
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A white Wisconsin police officer was exonerated Wednesday by an internal investigation into his fatal shooting of an unarmed 19-year-old biracial man, a move that follows prosecutors declining to file charges and clears the way for him to go back to work.... 6/3/2015 11:01 PM

California's largest lake threatened by urban water transfer
SALTON CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life.... 6/3/2015 7:28 PM

Bus carrying Italian tourists collides with truck, killing 3
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) -- A charter bus taking Italian tourists to Niagara Falls collided with a tractor-trailer Wednesday morning on an eastern Pennsylvania highway, killing the bus driver and two others on the bus and leaving four people in critical condition, authorities said.... 6/3/2015 9:58 PM

The Latest on Texas Execution: Texas executes 67-year-old
6:45 p.m. (CDT)... 6/3/2015 11:49 PM

United apologizes after Muslim chaplain's soda complaint
CHICAGO (AP) -- A Shuttle America flight attendant "will no longer serve United customers" following an investigation into a Muslim chaplain's complaint of discriminatory treatment during a flight, an airline spokesman said Wednesday.... 6/3/2015 10:28 PM

Yellowstone urges tourist common sense amid bison attacks
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A pamphlet drawing of a man being gored and flung into the air graphically warns tourists in Yellowstone National Park not to get too close to bison: They're wild animals and can be very dangerous.... 6/3/2015 11:24 PM

Plaintiff in 'gay conversion' suit tells of therapy methods
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- One of four plaintiffs who sued a nonprofit that promised to turn them from gay to heterosexual wept on the witness stand Wednesday as he described cutting off contact with his mother after being told she was the cause of his homosexuality.... 6/3/2015 10:07 PM

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