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Murray, mom in tennis shoes in '92, stands her ground
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There's a disturbance in the force of the tradition-bound Senate and her name is Patty Murray.... 4/27/2015 5:03 PM

US, Japan boost defense ties with eyes on China, NKorea
NEW YORK (AP) -- The United States and Japan are boosting their defense relationship, allowing Japan to play a bigger role in global military operations with an eye on potential threats from China and North Korea.... 4/27/2015 5:02 PM

Colorado theater shooter seems calm, is tethered to floor
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado theater shooter James Holmes appeared with close-cropped hair and a calm demeanor as lawyers made their final motions before Monday's opening of the trial that will determine if he'll be executed, spend his life in prison, or be committed to a mental institution as criminally insane.... 4/27/2015 4:41 PM

Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
BOSTON (AP) -- A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury Monday to spare the young man's life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led astray by his radicalized and belligerent older brother.... 4/27/2015 4:18 PM

Thousands attend funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The six Baltimore police officers suspended after a man suffered serious spinal injuries while in custody should tell the public what happened, an attorney for the man's family said at his funeral Monday.... 4/27/2015 4:43 PM

Photographer says Baltimore police beat him during protest
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A photo editor for a Baltimore newspaper says he was beaten by police at a protest over the death of Freddie Gray.... 4/26/2015 9:35 PM

Truckers at nation's biggest port complex strike over wages
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California walked off the job Monday in a dispute over their wages and employee status, months after another West Coast labor conflict cost major delays in billions of dollars of trade.... 4/27/2015 3:40 PM

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