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Obama offers solace to nation at Fort Hood

April 9, 2014

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — President Barack Obama returned to the grieving Army post Wednesday where he first took on the job as the nation's comforter five years ago, mourning with families and... more »»

UConn hoping to capitalize on championships

April 9, 2014

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Campus celebrations are winding down after two nights of championship parties, yet the off-court excitement could be just beginning at the University of Connecticut. more »»

Islam critic: Brandeis turned honor into a shaming

April 9, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Brandeis University has transformed an accolade into "a moment of shaming" by withdrawing a plan to give an honorary degree to a Muslim women's advocate who has made comments... more »»

Victim's family testifies in shoe stabbing case

April 9, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — The sister of a man who was fatally stabbed with a stiletto heel by his girlfriend tells jurors his violent death is "like a nightmare" she wishes she could wake up from. more »»

Sailing family back in US with ailing baby

April 9, 2014

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Six days after a family of four found themselves helpless and adrift in a sailboat far into the Pacific with a vomiting, feverish 1-year-old, a Navy warship delivered them safely... more »»

Students called 'heroes' in high school stabbing

April 9, 2014

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. more »»

Data brokers disciplined over consumer protections

April 9, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's tough enough landing a job these days.

So imagine if that background check provided to your potential employer wrongly identified you as a possible sex offender. more »»

Hall of Famer: Gay athletes face old questions

April 9, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes' current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some of the same struggles black athletes faced in... more »»

Islam critic: Brandeis turned honor into 'shaming'

April 9, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — A Somali-born advocate for Muslim women who has made comments critical of Islam says Brandeis (BRAN'-dys) University is turning an intended honor for her into a "moment of shaming"... more »»

Iowa State halts celebration after student hurt

April 9, 2014

AMES, Iowa (AP) — A popular Iowa State University celebration was suspended Wednesday after a student was seriously injured in a rowdy, late-night crowd that overturned cars and toppled light... more »»

AP-GfK Poll: Most Americans say filing taxes easy

April 9, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to figure out your federal tax return? You're not alone, but you're in the minority. more »»

Gay marriage's win streak tested in higher court

April 9, 2014

DENVER (AP) — The gay rights movement's winning streak in same-sex marriage lawsuits faces its biggest test yet in Denver where a federal appeals court will weigh whether to give an important... more »»

Prosecutors: Ads for rape posted in revenge scheme

April 9, 2014

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego woman distraught over losing out on her family's dream house carried out a perverse revenge scheme to have the home's new owner raped, prosecutors said. more »»

Anti-censorship awards go to White House, feds

April 9, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The White House and the federal government have won the dubious honor of a "Jefferson Muzzle" for snooping on the news media and limiting access. more »»

NYPD commissioner: Officer died saving others

April 9, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer who was critically injured last weekend while responding to a mattress fire in a Brooklyn apartment building succumbed to his injuries Wednesday, Police... more »»

 
 

 

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