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Published 21 hours ago
Clemson fraternity death lawsuits filed
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The son of U.S. Rep. John Carney, D-Del., is one of five defendants in two lawsuits seeking at least $50 million stemming from the death of a Clemson University fraternity pledge.

Published 21 hours ago
Girlfriend charged with murder in Pa.
MEDIA, Pa. — The girlfriend of an off-duty police officer has been charged with shooting him to death inside his Philadelphia-area home.

Updated 23 hours ago
Arkansas House passes bill like Indiana
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a religious freedom bill similar to one recently approved in Indiana, over protests from critics who say it could open the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians.

3/31/2015 4:29 PM
RadioShack sale approved
WILMINGTON, Del. — The judge overseeing the RadioShack Corp. bankruptcy said he will approve the sale of about 1,700 stores to the chain’s biggest shareholder.

3/31/2015 2:39 PM
IRS clears backlog of tax-exempt groups
WASHINGTON — The IRS has eliminated a huge processing backlog of groups seeking tax-exempt status, the agency’s chief said today. Tea party organizations’ claims that they were singled out for tough treatment when they applied for that designation were at the heart of a 2013 controversy over the agency.

3/31/2015 2:38 PM
FBI identifies man killed in NSA shooting
FORT MEADE, Md. — Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up to “party” at a motel, police said today.

3/31/2015 7:29 AM
Escaped prisoner found in D.C.
WASHINGTON — An inmate in a hospital for treatment after a suicide attempt overpowered a guard, took her gun, escaped and carjacked two vehicles today, setting off a frenzied search that ended nine hours later with his capture as he got off a bus in the nation’s capital.

3/31/2015 12:31 PM
Former Pa. firefighter held 4 hostage
ELKINS PARK, Pa. — Authorities say a former volunteer firefighter held four firefighters hostage at a Philadelphia-area firehouse before surrendering to police. No injuries were reported.

3/31/2015 12:05 PM
Ind. governor urges changes to law
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he wants legislation clarifying that a new religious-freedom does not allow discrimination on his desk by the end of the week.

3/31/2015 11:18 AM
Endangered bighorn sheep relocated
FRESNO, Calif. — For the first time in a century, endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep are back on their ancestral range and headed toward recovery, wildlife officials said Monday.

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