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'Hamilton' leads Tony nods, sets record with 16 nominations
NEW YORK (AP) -- The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show's march into theatrical history.... 5/3/2016 1:49 PM

Fingernails spotted in trash led to arrest of alleged killer
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A serial killer preying on vulnerable young black women on the rough streets of south Los Angeles eluded police for two decades until someone rifling through a dumpster in 2007 noticed red fingernails poking out of a garbage bag.... 5/3/2016 7:13 AM

St. Louis jury awards $55M in Johnson & Johnson cancer suit
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- For the second time in three months, a St. Louis jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a huge award over claims that its talcum powder causes cancer.... 5/3/2016 1:13 PM

Funeral will honor 6 of 8 victims in Ohio family shootings
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- There will be "ample security" at the funeral for six of the eight people shot and killed in rural southern Ohio in what authorities call a planned attack targeting one family, Ohio's attorney general said.... 5/3/2016 9:54 AM

Ex-NY Assembly speaker to be sentenced in corruption case
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is set to learn how long he'll spend in prison following his conviction in a $5 million corruption case.... 5/3/2016 4:32 AM

Anti-abortion activist goes to trial over letter to doctor
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas anti-abortion activist faces trial in federal court this week over a letter she sent to a Wichita physician saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car.... 5/3/2016 12:01 PM

Sister: No charges against police in Virginia stun gun case
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia prosecutor has decided not to bring charges against officers who used stun guns repeatedly on a black man before his 2013 death, the man's sister and her attorney said Monday.... 5/3/2016 12:33 AM

Teacher sick-outs close most Detroit schools for a 2nd day
DETROIT (AP) -- Nearly all of Detroit's public schools were closed for a second consecutive day Tuesday as hundreds of teachers called out sick over concerns that many may not get paid if the financially struggling district runs out of money.... 5/3/2016 12:56 PM

Move over drones, driverless cars _ unmanned ship up next
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- It's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday - ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews.... 5/3/2016 1:07 PM

Lawsuit accuses Connecticut rabbi of sexual abuse
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut rabbi is accused in a lawsuit of raping and molesting a teenage boy hundreds of times from 2001 to 2005 when the boy was a student at a Jewish boarding school in New Haven.... 5/3/2016 1:53 PM

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