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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say three congregants of a New York church were killed when a tractor-trailer slammed into the van they were riding in after attending a religious retreat.WNBC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1JKnt0F ) that investigators say the ...more

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A restaurant waitress says she left a message for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on his receipt promoting more funding for schools.The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1DNdD5S ) that Chloe Hough was working her last s ...more

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GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in a Phoenix suburb say a 7-year-old girl is dead and a 14-year-old girl is hospitalized after a backyard swing set broke apart.Gilbert polices Sgt. Jesse Sanger says firefighters responded to a home around 9:30 ...more

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Smith College, the largest of the all-female Seven Sisters schools, is changing its policy to accept transgender women.The new policy, which takes effect for those applying this fall, followed a year of study. The women ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — With helicopter gunships hovering overhead, at least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition came ashore Sunday in the southern port city of Aden on what military officials called a "reconnaissance" mission, as fighting raged betw ...more

AP News - 57 mins ago

BOSTON (AP) — A giant aerial sculpture is floating over a park in Boston's Financial District, bringing a shimmer of spring where snowplow piles towered just weeks ago.Early Sunday, dozens of workers closed nearby streets and set to work install ...more

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ALLTENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a mother and baby were rescued after witnesses reported seeing her throw the 1-year-old boy into an eastern Pennsylvania river and then jump from a bridge.WFMZ-TV (http://bit.ly/1JKhIA7 ) reported that the ...more

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5:30 p.m.Baltimore police say they've made nearly 500 arrests and added that more than 100 officers have been injured since large-scale protests broke out after the death of Freddie Gray.Capt. Eric Kowalczyk, a police spokesman, said Sund ...more

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Police are hailing a man who shot and killed a would-be carjacker outside a Utah grocery store, saying he did the "right thing" by coming to the aid of the vehicle's owner.Investigators say the 31-year-old man with a concealed weapons permit was ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A man who served five years in prison for attempted murder was arraigned Sunday on charges that he shot a New York City police officer in the head.Demetrius Blackwell was ordered held without bail after appearing in court in a to ...more