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Bomber's Russian relatives to testify in marathon trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Russian relatives of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to testify at his trial as his lawyers continue to make their case to spare his life.... 5/4/2015 6:48 AM

Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for continued activism until justice is achieved.... 5/4/2015 1:59 AM

Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas
GARLAND, Texas (AP) -- Two gunmen were killed Sunday in Texas after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad, and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said.... 5/4/2015 7:23 AM

State police won't release dashcam video of officer shooting
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- When a white police officer in South Carolina chased a black man nine miles by car, then shot him to death in his driveway last year, the shooting apparently was captured on the officer's dashboard camera - a video that state police have steadfastly refused to release.... 5/3/2015 3:42 PM

NYPD arrest retraining: 'Talking people into their cuffs'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two New York City cops approach a gray sedan with a suspected drunken driver slumped over the wheel. They ask him to get out, and that's when the trouble begins.... 5/4/2015 6:29 AM

NFL linebacker's case highlights rise of revenge porn laws
Amid a national push to punish jilted lovers and others who distribute racy photos, NFL linebacker Jermaine Cunningham will be the most recognizable defendant yet to face "revenge porn" charges when he appears in court Wednesday.... 5/4/2015 6:49 AM

Poverty edging into 2016 presidential race amid city unrest
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and asking wealthy people for money, the problems facing the poor are inching into the debate.... 5/4/2015 7:29 AM

Survey: States spent heavily to clear winter snow and ice
BOSTON (AP) -- Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country but once it did it was relentless, quickly exhausting snow removal budgets and pushing the resources of state transportation agencies to their limit as they fought to keep highways safe and passable, according to a first-of-its-kind survey.... 5/4/2015 7:40 AM

Slain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) -- The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss.... 5/4/2015 1:27 AM

New sea star babies offer hope amid mass deaths in Pacific
LOPEZ PASS, Wash. (AP) -- Emerging from a recent dive 40 feet below the surface of Puget Sound, biologist Ben Miner wasn't surprised by what he found: The troubling disease that wiped out millions of sea stars up and down the West Coast had not spared this site along the rocky cliffs of Lopez Island.... 5/4/2015 5:46 AM

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