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BOSTON (AP) — The governor of Massachusetts has formally asked the federal government to declare a disaster in 10 counties after a record-setting series of winter storms.Gov. Charlie Baker's request was made Friday in a 22-page letter to Preside ...more

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SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A 22-year-old college student whose disappearance had police scouring Southern California for weeks said she was overwhelmed with personal problems when she decided to walk away.Sahray Barber, whose March 9 disappea ...more

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge administered a blistering lecture on Friday to the adoptive parents of a teenager missing from her home for years before giving them prison sentences for tax fraud, calling the girl's mother "morally bankrupt. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The number of people injured in an apparent gas explosion that destroyed three New York City apartment buildings has risen to 22. Police are still searching for at least two people who are unaccounted for.Mayor Bill de Blasio (di ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were flat to slightly higher in a quiet session Friday, giving investors a break after four straight days of losses. The price of oil slipped following a big gain the day before, when traders worried that the escalating conf ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Autopsies have determined that two children found dead in a freezer in their Detroit home were beaten to death, with the youngest child also suffering "thermal injuries."The Wayne County medical examiner's office released the auto ...more

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman used forged documents to pretend to be a lawyer for a decade and was in line to be named partner when her fraud was discovered late last year, according to charges filed by the state attorney general's office.Kimberly K ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones says he remains in talks over his job status, but he doesn't expect an agreement Friday, despite trustees calling a meeting to discuss the situation.Jones, chancellor at Ole Mi ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Justice Department says a man has been indicted on federal civil rights charges connected to a noose being put on a statue of the student who integrated the University of Mississippi.The noose was placed on the James Me ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The mother of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found dead inside a backpack in an Ohio creek pleaded guilty Friday to involuntary manslaughter and evidence tampering.Dainesha Stevens wanted to take responsibility for her own inact ...more