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Obama: Racial bias in Ferguson police dept. not isolated
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said the type of racial discrimination found in Ferguson, Missouri, is not unique to that police department, and he cast law enforcement reform as a chief struggle for today's civil rights movement.... 3/6/2015 2:32 PM

Plane that skidded through fence at LaGuardia is removed
NEW YORK (AP) -- The rough landing of a Delta jetliner at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm just minutes after the runway had been plowed has raised questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice.... 3/6/2015 1:51 PM

US adds a robust 295K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.5 pct.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above 200,000. It was the latest sign that the U.S. economy is further strengthening and outpacing other major economies around the world.... 3/6/2015 3:03 PM

Harrison Ford's love of flight marked by mishaps, service
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford finds his answer in a pilot's license and the freedom to take to the skies.... 3/6/2015 2:45 PM

Ford's real-life bravado equals Han Solo, Indiana Jones
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harrison Ford is as much the daredevil in real life as Han Solo, Indiana Jones or the other larger-than-life characters that he has played on the screen.... 3/6/2015 9:39 AM

NASA craft circling Ceres in first visit to dwarf planet
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-month exploration.... 3/6/2015 2:49 PM

3 tell of gruesome injuries, death at Boston Marathon
BOSTON (AP) -- A woman who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing described feeling as if she were in a horror movie: wounded people all around her, including someone covered with soot, dazed and "walking around like a zombie."... 3/6/2015 9:03 AM

One more winter storm: No relief in the South, Northeast
Clocks are springing forward this weekend, but Friday will still feel like winter for much of the country.... 3/6/2015 2:32 PM

More want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Kent Weise loves his work, but after 38 years slaughtering cattle, lugging carcasses that can weigh more than 1,000 pounds and slowly, methodically slicing cuts of meat, he understands why few people want to go into the business anymore.... 3/6/2015 6:15 AM

Daylight saving time: Set clocks ahead 1 hour
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Spring is closer than you think, and here's a sure sign: daylight saving time arrives this weekend.... 3/6/2015 2:58 PM



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