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US university, foundation invested in frozen Chinese stocks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The University of Michigan, defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. and a foundation helping Appalachian children all own stakes in an Asian investment fund backing two major Chinese companies, which froze their stocks late last week after failing to file their financial statements on time.... 3/30/2015 7:05 PM

NSA: 1 dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) -- Officers opened fire after two men dressed as women refused to stop Monday at the National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade and then smashed into a police vehicle blocking the road, officials said. One of the men died, and the other man and the officer were hurt.... 3/30/2015 6:43 PM


Church van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) -- The congregants of a close-knit Haitian church gathered Monday around Nicolas Alexis, hoping to learn what happened to 18 friends and loved ones who had been expected to return that morning from a late Palm Sunday service.... 3/30/2015 7:41 PM

Prosecution rests its case against Boston Marathon bomber
BOSTON (AP) -- Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by an 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 terror attack.... 3/30/2015 6:16 PM

Pentagon chief considers easing of enlistment standards
ABINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards - particularly for high-tech or cybersecurity jobs.... 3/30/2015 8:14 PM

Twin fools NASA at brother's launch on 1-year flight
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Astronaut Scott Kelly's identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission.... 3/30/2015 8:02 PM


Key moments in death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber
BOSTON (AP) -- The defendant's startling admission on Day One that he did it. Tearful testimony from survivors who lost limbs. The boat. The white hat. As the prosecution rests, here's a look at some of the most compelling moments in the government's case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev:... 3/30/2015 5:07 PM

Indiana plans language to 'clarify' religious objections law
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana's Republican legislative leaders said Monday they're working on adding language to a new state law to make it clear that it doesn't allow discrimination against gays and lesbians, while Democrats countered that a full repeal is the only way to stem the widespread criticism.... 3/30/2015 3:22 PM



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