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Parole hearing set for Robert Kennedy killer Sirhan Sirhan
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.... 2/10/2016 12:25 PM

Debate on whether tampons should be tax-free arrives in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- International debate over whether tampons and other feminine hygiene products should be tax-free has made its way to conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made up of only men.... 2/10/2016 3:39 PM

Refugee mental health needs could overwhelm, experts fear
BOSTON (AP) -- For the thousands of Syrian refugees expected to arrive in the U.S. in coming months, the first order of business will be securing the basics - health care, jobs, education and a safe home.... 2/10/2016 3:29 PM

Ferguson asks for changes to reform deal, drawing criticism
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The Ferguson City Council has asked the U.S. Department of Justice for seven changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems, a move that drew swift criticism from both the department and many residents.... 2/10/2016 3:38 PM

Jury to decide fate of NY officer in stairwell shooting case
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jurors will return to court as they consider whether a rookie police officer who shot an innocent man in a dark public housing stairwell accidentally discharged his weapon, as he says, or whether he acted out of recklessness and did little to help the dying victim, as the prosecution contends.... 2/10/2016 6:49 AM

Flint counsel says manslaughter charge harshest possible
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Flint's water crisis, after a switch in the source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires' disease, could result in criminal charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter, a top investigator said Tuesday.... 2/9/2016 10:43 PM

Email: Bacteria worries influenced Flint corrosion decision
Worries over bacteria led to the fateful decision not to apply anti-corrosive chemicals when Flint, Michigan, began drawing water from the Flint River, an email written by the city's former public works director says.... 2/10/2016 7:57 AM

Records fall as winter heat wave hits Southern California
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A midwinter heat wave baked Southern California again Tuesday, breaking more February records as temperatures soared into the 80s and 90s even as the Santa Ana winds that stoked the atmosphere began to fade.... 2/10/2016 7:17 AM

Sikh man barred from Mexico flight sees 'small victory'
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- An Indian-American actor and designer who was turned away from an airline flight after refusing to remove his Sikh turban during a security check said he's "thrilled" that Aeromexico is vowing to overhaul its screening protocols.... 2/10/2016 5:08 AM

Court: No new trial after judge mistakenly declares mistrial
ATLANTA (AP) -- A woman pleaded with the Georgia Supreme Court not to let the man accused of killing her mother go free because of a judge's mistake during his murder trial.... 2/10/2016 12:03 PM

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