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Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon
BOSTON (AP) -- With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seated at the defense table no more than 15 feet away Thursday, the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing described the moment when he looked down at his son's pale, torn body and realized he wouldn't make it.... 3/5/2015 10:11 PM

Plane skids off LaGuardia runway, slams into fence near bay
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Delta plane from Atlanta skidded off a LaGuardia Airport runway while landing during a snowstorm on Thursday and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest perilously close to the icy waters of a bay.... 3/5/2015 9:55 PM

For Northeast, a brutal winter redefines 'enough is enough'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Forget the winter of our discontent. For Northeasterners enduring one of the coldest, snowiest seasons in decades, it's the winter of our exasperation, full-on funk and enough-is-enough rage.... 3/5/2015 10:37 PM

Major survey shows most Americans support same-sex marriage
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Just a quarter century later, it's now favored by clear majority of Americans.... 3/5/2015 7:03 PM

Selma's 50th anniversary brings comparisons to Ferguson
WASHINGTON (AP) -- They only lasted minutes, but the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience.... 3/5/2015 9:45 PM

Experts: Ferguson must move quickly to rebuild public trust
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The federal government's withering report on the Ferguson Police Department issued a stern mandate to city leaders: Reform your law-enforcement practices and rebuild relations with the black community.... 3/5/2015 10:44 PM

Dog's leg amputated after being shot, tied to train tracks
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- A dog that was tied to railroad tracks and shot was expected to survive after her leg was amputated Thursday.... 3/5/2015 10:48 PM

Cardinal Egan, retired NY archbishop, dies at age 82
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cardinal Edward Egan, the former archbishop of New York who oversaw a broad and sometimes unpopular financial overhaul of the archdiocese and played a prominent role in the city after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, died Thursday. He was 82.... 3/5/2015 10:24 PM

Ringling Bros. Circus to give up elephant acts in 3 years
POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) -- The family that owns the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus won't say just what it was that made them finally decide to remove elephant acts from the "Greatest Show on Earth."... 3/5/2015 9:52 PM

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