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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspe ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.The report, obtained b ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Social media has been buzzing about Easter falling on April 20th this year — the pot-lover's highest holiday.No one is quite sure why April 20 — or 420 — is considered the ultimate day to smoke weed, but it's been a tradition ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Residents are objecting to the Archdiocese of Atlanta's plans to renovate a house in the city's upscale Buckhead neighborhood so it can be a home for a group of priests in the latest dust-up involving the home.The dispute involves ...more

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CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A coroner in Ohio says the father of a boy killed in a 2012 school shooting died of an accidental heroin overdose on the second anniversary of his son's death.The Geauga (jee-AW'-guh) County coroner confirmed Friday that 48- ...more

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson has suddenly sped up, buckling a road and a Walgreens parking lot and threatening to destroy several unoccupied homes and businesses.Town spokeswoman Roxanne Rob ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman claims she was denied a license plate proclaiming herself to be an atheist because it might be considered offensive.Shannon Morgan said in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday that the Motor Vehicle Commission ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded courtroom at a defendant.The problem is that decades of studies show eyewitness testimony is only rig ...more

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX returned to the launch pad Friday in hopes of finally delivering supplies to the International Space Station, but stormy weather threatened to interfere.NASA's commercial supplier was foiled by a leaky rocket v ...more

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A spokeswoman for Metro-North says the nation's second-largest commuter railroad has made tremendous strides in improving its safety culture after two derailments last year.Marjorie Anders says Metro-North did a thorough ...more