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Boston bounces back quickly after 2-foot blizzard
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston bounced back quickly Wednesday from the Blizzard of 2015, with subways, buses and trains up and running again the morning after the storm buried a swath of New England in 2 to 3 feet of snow.... 1/28/2015 8:30 PM

'Never felt guilty': Civil rights convictions tossed in SC
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) -- For a moment, Clarence Graham's heart raced. Fifty four years after he and eight fellow black men served a month of hard labor for sitting at a whites-only lunch counter, a judge declared that they had been wrongly convicted of trespassing and their records would be tossed.... 1/28/2015 9:39 PM

Main Denver airport bans sale of marijuana-themed souvenirs
DENVER (AP) -- Tourists who fly to Colorado, home of legal pot, can forget about buying souvenir boxer shorts, socks or sandals with a marijuana leaf on them when passing through the Denver airport.... 1/28/2015 9:30 PM

Tape: Scientist offers to build nuke bomb targeting New York
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist told an undercover FBI agent he could build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York City.... 1/28/2015 8:33 PM

Treasure hunter who found a fortune in gold is captured
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A treasure hunter accused of cheating his investors out of their share of one of the richest hauls in U.S. history - $50 million in gold bars and coins from a 19th-century shipwreck - was captured at an upscale Florida hotel after more than two years on the lam.... 1/28/2015 10:22 PM

California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California health officials on Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter controls as "vaping" grows in popularity.... 1/28/2015 9:56 PM

Vanderbilt rape verdicts signal support for assault victims
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction.... 1/28/2015 10:07 PM

Arizona monitoring hundreds for measles linked to Disneyland
PHOENIX (AP) -- A measles outbreak in Arizona that originated at California's Disney parks is at risk of dramatically increasing in size as health officials keep tabs on 1,000 people in the state's most populous areas.... 1/28/2015 10:10 PM

Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks
PHOENIX (AP) -- Hundreds of people gather each year to hobnob with A-list celebrities at a charity bash in the Super Bowl's host city. But instead of sending this year's guests to a trendy nightclub or swanky restaurant, organizers are throwing the party at a private home.... 1/28/2015 9:56 PM

Monitor probes shootings into moving cars by Denver police
DENVER (AP) -- An independent city official who monitors the Denver Police Department said he had been investigating its policies and practices regarding shooting at moving vehicles before a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed.... 1/28/2015 10:25 PM

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