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Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray

Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) — The state's attorney in Baltimore says all six officers charged in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray have been indicted by a grand jury.

State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby made the announcement...

Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray

Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) — The state's attorney in Baltimore says all six officers charged in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray have been indicted by a grand jury.

State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby made the announcement...

Boy Scouts’ leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable
Boy Scouts’ leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

NEW YORK (AP) — The national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization’s longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and called for change in order to...

The frustrations of allied warfare — al-Qaida-style
The frustrations of allied warfare — al-Qaida-style

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Barack Obama or his predecessor thought fighting a war with coalition partners was hard, they might consider Osama bin Laden’s frustrations.

Among documents gathered from his compound in Pakistan...

Some see differences between perceptions of Waco, Baltimore
Some see differences between perceptions of Waco, Baltimore

WASHINGTON (AP) — The prevailing images of protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over police killings of black men were of police in riot gear, handcuffed protesters, tear gas and mass arrests. The main images of a fatal gun battle...

Biker shootout leaves at least nine dead
Biker shootout leaves at least nine dead

WACO, Texas — Nine people were killed Sunday and some others injured after a shootout erupted among rival biker gangs at a Central Texas restaurant, sending patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety, a police spokesman said.

The violence...

Pope canonizes two Palestinian nuns
Pope canonizes two Palestinian nuns

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis canonized two nuns from what was 19th century Palestine on Sunday in hopes of encouraging Christians across the Middle East who are facing a wave of persecution from Islamic extremists.

Sisters Mariam Bawardy...

White House hopefuls says Iraq war a mistake
White House hopefuls says Iraq war a mistake

 

WASHINGTON — A dozen years later, American politics has reached a rough consensus about the Iraq War: It was a mistake.

Politicians hoping to be president rarely run ahead of public opinion. So it's a revealing moment when the...

Conflicting reports on object striking derailed train probed
Conflicting reports on object striking derailed train probed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As repair crews work to restore rail service following the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, investigators are trying to determine the reason for the train's acceleration and sorting through conflicting reports about...

Islamic State claims to hold entire Iraqi city
Islamic State claims to hold entire Iraqi city

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed Sunday to hold the entire Iraqi city of Ramadi after security forces fled following a series of suicide car bomb attacks. Iraqi officials disagreed with each other over whether the city had fallen,...

‘King of the Blues’ blues legend B.B. King dead at age 89
‘King of the Blues’ blues legend B.B. King dead at age 89

LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.

His ...

Capitol Notebook: Manchin introduces bills to support clean energy

After introducing a set of bills that call for additional support to clean energy development, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Wednesday that America must face the fact that “coal will play an integral part in producing our electricity for...

Police: Man enraged by lack of mac ‘n cheese at rest stop

NEWBURG, Pa. (AP) — State police say a New York man became angry when he couldn’t get macaroni and cheese at a Pennsylvania Turnpike rest stop, then furious when the same restaurant was out of potatoes.

Forty-seven-year-old Kevin...

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