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Boston bombing victim recalls seeing her shredded leg
BOSTON (AP) -- Roseann Sdoia saw two flashes of white light at her feet near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, looked down, and for a split second thought to herself: I'm wearing strappy sandals.... 3/5/2015 7:52 PM


Plane skids off LaGuardia runway, crashes into fence by bay
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Delta plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing during a snowstorm 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 8:52 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

US finds racist, profit-driven practices in Ferguson
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A federal investigation into the police killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, lays bare what officials contend are racist, profit-driven law enforcement practices in the small St. Louis suburb.... 3/5/2015 5:52 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 8:56 PM

Ringling Bros. Circus to give up elephant acts in 3 years
POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) -- The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.... 3/5/2015 7:21 PM

Jurors in Jodi Arias case: We were 11-1 for death penalty
PHOENIX (AP) -- Jurors who deadlocked on the punishment for convicted murderer Jodi Arias, sparing her life, said Thursday that they were 11-1 in favor of the death penalty and tried unsuccessfully to get the lone holdout kicked off the panel.... 3/5/2015 8:37 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 7:46 PM

Chain of kidney transplants begins in San Francisco hospital
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The first of a series of interlinked kidney transplants involving six patients and six donors has started at a San Francisco hospital.... 3/5/2015 7:21 PM



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