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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council.... 11/23/2014 4:17 PM

Marion Barry remembered for love of DC
Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday at the age of 78, was remembered for his love for the city he served:... 11/23/2014 4:18 PM

Ferguson tense ahead of grand jury decision
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.... 11/23/2014 2:43 PM

New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. She seems to be throwing all the right signals.... 11/23/2014 5:07 PM

Health exchanges' finances face test in 2nd year
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. Now they must act like true marketplaces and start paying for themselves.... 11/23/2014 4:16 PM

Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations
Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn't bring herself to do it.... 11/23/2014 11:50 AM

Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A man who had made previous threats against police set his house on fire Saturday and ambushed the first sheriff's deputy who responded, fatally shooting the deputy and wounding another before he was killed by a police officer who lives nearby, a law enforcement official said.... 11/23/2014 6:27 AM

AP Exclusive: Letter that inspired Kerouac found
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's been called the letter that launched a literary genre - 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950.... 11/23/2014 4:19 PM

Marijuana advocates hope Maine goes legal next
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Marijuana advocates want to finally take their legalization drive - thus far the province of western states - to the Northeast, and they say the first state to do it here might be Maine.... 11/23/2014 5:06 PM

Buffalo residents urged to prepare for flooding
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo is making significant progress clearing streets still clogged from an epic storm left more than 7 feet of snow even as a flooding threat looms, the city's mayor said Sunday.... 11/23/2014 2:22 PM