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AP News - Jun 02, 2015 5:03 PM

BALTIMORE (AP) — Moldy showers and cells are infested with mice and cockroaches, toilets are broken for days and medical care is poor or nonexistent at a notoriously troubled Baltimore city jail, the ACLU and Public Justice Center said in court documen ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2015 5:01 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Eastwood will follow his box-office sensation "American Sniper" with a biopic of pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger.Warner Bros. announced Tuesday that Eastwood will direct and produce the not-yet-titled drama as his next f ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2015 5:01 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell casually mentioned last month the NFL's interest in adding more international games. He mentioned potential contests in Germany, Mexico and Brazil.Sure, the league has been thoroughly satisfied with its ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2015 4:59 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Chattanooga television station won't run an advertisement in support of gay marriage.The ad features Jesse Ehrenfeld, a Nashville doctor and Navy reservist who recently returned from Afghanistan. In the ad, Ehrenfeld sa ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2015 4:43 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — A singer-actor who transformed himself into such show biz legends as Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand and Peggy Lee during a career that spanned decades has died. Jim Bailey was 77.Manager Stephen Campbell says Bailey died Saturday ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2015 4:42 PM

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (AP) — A plan to help the world's coastal regions protect themselves against killer weather like Superstorm Sandy is pitting a group of scientists against an array of environmentalists and politicians, who fear that it could harm d ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2015 4:35 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials are releasing a plan Thursday to recover struggling bull trout populations in five Western states with the goal of lifting Endangered Species Act protections for the fish.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service p ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2015 4:34 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — National Lampoon Inc. has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that a financier convicted of swindling investors in an Ohio company fraudulently transferred millions of dollars from those investors to the entertainm ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2015 4:31 PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state attorneys defending the state's anti-polygamy law argue it should stay on the books because it protects women and children from abuse.The Utah Attorney General is appealing a ruling striking down key provisions o ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2015 4:31 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Jean Ritchie, the Kentucky-born folksinger who brought the centuries-old ballads she grew up with to a wide audience from the 1950s onward, died Monday evening. She was 92. Ritchie died in her home in Berea, Kentucky, with family around ...more