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Mistakenly released inmate is recaptured
LOS ANGELES — A murder suspect mistakenly released from jail last month was recaptured Monday in Nevada, authorities said.

Published 36 minutes ago
Battered cruise ship returns to New Jersey
The Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas headed back to its New Jersey port on Monday after a storm packing high winds and 30-foot (9-meter) waves toppled furniture and shattered glass on the vessel, slightly injuring four people.

Published 53 minutes ago
Prosecutors to seek death in Memphis officer's shooting
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Prosecutors said Monday they will seek the death penalty in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer last year.

Published 1 hour ago
Woman gets jail for group attack on gay couple
PHILADELPHIA — A police chief’s daughter has been sentenced to five to 10 months in jail for a group attack on a gay couple that prompted Philadelphia to expand its hate crime laws to include sexual orientation.

Published 1 hour ago
Prosecutors: Gunmen kidnapped reporter
MEXICO CITY — A reporter was dragged from her home by armed assailants before dawn Monday in southern Mexico and had not been seen since, authorities said.

Published 1 hour ago
Professor gets 76 months for child porn
PITTSBURGH — An award-winning contemporary literature professor has been sentenced to 76 months in prison for his massive child pornography collection.

Published 2 hours ago
Parents of Flint toddler sue over lead in water
FLINT, Mich. — The parents of a 2-year-old Flint, Michigan, girl sued the city and state on Monday over high levels of lead in the child's blood, accusing officials of callous and deliberate indifference over contaminated water.

Published 2 hours ago
Gov't creates student aid enforcement office
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is taking new steps to protect students amid increased scrutiny of for-profit colleges and other schools.

Published 3 hours ago
Greyhound resolves alleged ADA violations
WILMINGTON, Del. — Greyhound Lines has agreed to pay $300,000 to certain bus passengers and a $75,000 civil penalty to resolve allegations that it repeatedly violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Published 3 hours ago
France gives Facebook deadline
Facebook Inc. was given three months by France’s privacy watchdog to stop storing data on people who don’t have an account with the social network as the company continues to draw objections from regulators throughout Europe.

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