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Capitol Hill Buzz: Dems push higher pay for Senate workers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Reports about a Senate cafeteria worker who makes so little money he is homeless are prompting calls for change from Democrats on Capitol Hill.... 4/27/2015 9:03 PM

In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in the room
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major subtext of their discussions will be the world leader not in the room - Chinese President Xi Jinping.... 4/27/2015 8:56 PM

Prosecutor: 2 exams found James Holmes to be sane
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- A prosecutor declared Monday that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or biological warfare before settling on a shooting so that he could inflict more "collateral damage."... 4/27/2015 9:00 PM

The Latest: DA says booby trap had 'detonation redundancy'
2:45 p.m. (MDT)... 4/27/2015 9:02 PM

Thousands attend funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A mix of mourning and civil rights protest took center stage Monday at a funeral attended by thousands paying tribute to a man who died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody.... 4/27/2015 8:56 PM

Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers urged a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother.... 4/27/2015 7:23 PM

Woman convicted of murder after young daughter disappeared
PHOENIX (AP) -- A jury has convicted an Arizona mother of murder in the death her 5-year-old daughter who disappeared in 2011 and was never found.... 4/27/2015 9:06 PM

APNewsBreak: Teen in custody case wants contact with mom
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A 19-year-old woman back in the United States after fleeing with her mother and stepfather a decade ago in a custody case is begging a judge to allow contact with her mother, who faces trial next month, and calls her stepfather "the only man I consider to be my dad."... 4/27/2015 6:33 PM

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