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Things to know for officer's trial in death of Freddie Gray
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A jury will be seated Wednesday for the trial of Officer William Porter, the first of six Baltimore police officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of a spinal injury he suffered in custody.... 12/2/2015 12:09 AM

The Latest: Atlanta police say man shot first in shootout
ATLANTA (AP) -- The latest on the gun battle involving police in downtown Atlanta that left one man dead (all times local):... 12/1/2015 9:17 PM

In slap at Obama, GOP-led House moves to block climate rule
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As President Barack Obama worked to hammer out a global climate agreement in Paris, Republicans in Congress moved to block his plan to force steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants.... 12/1/2015 11:36 PM

Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times.... 12/1/2015 11:21 PM

Appalachia grasps for hope as coal jobs fade
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) -- The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing by just a few inches in front of their faces. They don't stand up all day.... 12/1/2015 5:14 PM

The Latest: CNN erases description of Gray's mom as addict
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The latest on the trial of a police officer accused in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal injury in the back of a transport van (all times local):... 12/1/2015 11:13 PM

Southern California man dies in crash hours after good deed
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A San Diego-area woman is working to honor the memory of a stranger who died hours after he paid for her groceries and asked her to "pay it forward."... 12/1/2015 3:27 PM

Officer says he told boy to show hands before fatal shots
A white Cleveland patrolman who shot a 12-year-old black boy carrying a pellet gun told investigators that he and his partner continuously yelled "show me your hands" before he fired the fatal shots, according to the officer's statement released by prosecutors Tuesday.... 12/1/2015 11:07 PM

Lawyer: Boy taken by dad in 2002 has visited mom in Alabama
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A boy who was taken from his Alabama home by his father in 2002 and raised in Ohio under a new identity recently reconnected with his mother in Alabama, the father's attorney said Tuesday after his client pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and other charges.... 12/1/2015 7:55 PM

High court grants Texas a few more days in immigration case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has granted Texas some of the extra time the state sought to respond to the Obama administration's immigration appeal. The court could rule by late June on the administration's plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.... 12/1/2015 10:07 PM

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