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Baltimore on edge: National Guardsmen take up positions
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore was a city on edge Tuesday as hundreds of National Guardsmen patrolled the streets against unrest for the first time since 1968, hoping to prevent another outbreak of rioting.... 4/28/2015 8:52 PM

After historic arguments, court to rule on same-sex marriage
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy's record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian couples.... 4/28/2015 7:45 PM

US Supreme Court to consider challenge to execution drug
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Exactly one year after a botched lethal injection, attorneys for other Oklahoma death row inmates were set to ask the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to outlaw a sedative used in the procedure - a ruling that could force several states to either find new execution drugs or change the way they put prisoners to death.... 4/28/2015 8:34 PM

Bilingual Bush talks immigration in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Jeb Bush confronted one of the Republican Party's touchiest debates head-on Tuesday, telling Puerto Ricans that conservatives should be proud that America is "an immigrant nation" and value the contribution immigrants make to the country.... 4/28/2015 8:34 PM

Following Nepal quake, climbers say Everest season is over
SEATTLE (AP) -- All climbers on the Nepal side of Mount Everest have left the mountain and the climbing season is over following a deadly earthquake that left thousands dead in Nepal and dozens of climbers killed or injured after an avalanche swept across the basecamp staging area, according to guiding companies and individual climbers.... 4/28/2015 7:37 PM

Survivors of Colorado theater shooting begin testifying
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Katie Medley was nine months pregnant, so she picked a seat near the exit door, just in case she went into labor when her husband and a friend took her to see the premiere of a Batman film nearly three years ago.... 4/28/2015 6:58 PM

Testimony in marathon bomber's trial turns to sister-in-law
BOSTON (AP) -- Testimony in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev zeroed in Tuesday on his late brother's wife, revealing searches done on her computer on the rewards of dying as a martyr's spouse and raising questions about what she knew before the 2013 attacks.... 4/28/2015 6:50 PM

Circus returns to Rhode Island year after hair-hanging fall
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The last time Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus performed in Rhode Island, eight acrobats suspended by their hair plummeted to the ground before a crowd of thousands. A single metal clip that held them 20 feet aloft had snapped. The women were badly hurt, some with spinal injuries so severe they could no longer walk.... 4/28/2015 8:12 PM

Chicago transit agency blamed for airport train derailment
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago's transit agency shares in the blame for an accident last year in which a driver fell asleep and crashed a commuter train into a platform and up an escalator at O'Hare airport, federal investigators concluded Tuesday. And they warned that, without changes, a similar accident could happen elsewhere.... 4/28/2015 6:57 PM

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