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Baltimore protesters breathe sigh of relief after officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death

Baltimore protesters breathe sigh of relief after officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death

Rage turned to relief in Baltimore Friday when the city’s top prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray.…

SeaWorld cited over safety of trainers who work with orcas

SeaWorld cited over safety of trainers who work with orcas

SeaWorld — whose safety practices have been under scrutiny since an animal trainer was killed in 2010 by an orca at its Orlando, Florida, park — has now been cited…

Boston Marathon runner looking for man she kissed on dare

Boston Marathon runner looking for man she kissed on dare

A Tennessee woman who ran the Boston Marathon is looking for the man she kissed on a dare.…

Mother duck, brood waddle through school on trek to nearby creek

Mother duck, brood waddle through school on trek to nearby creek

A mother duck and her brood got a brief tour of a Montana middle school as teachers and students herded them from their courtyard nest to a nearby creek.…

May Day demonstrators clash with police in Pacific NW; other marches address police brutality

May Day demonstrators clash with police in Pacific NW; other marches address police brutality

Demonstrators clashed with police in two cities in the Pacific Northwest late Friday after earlier May Day marches in support of more rights for workers and immigrants and an end…

Stick of dynamite left out by Los Angeles airport police after training

Stick of dynamite left out by Los Angeles airport police after training

A live stick of dynamite was accidentally left on an old plane at an airport museum for four days, a law enforcement officer at Los Angeles International Airport said Thursday.…

Baltimore’s newly installed top prosecutor faces big test in Freddie Gray’s death

Baltimore’s newly installed top prosecutor faces big test in Freddie Gray’s death

Baltimore’s chief prosecutor is just 35 years old and has been on the job for less than four months.…

AP Poll: Most Democrats, Republicans support drone strikes against terrorists overseas

AP Poll: Most Democrats, Republicans support drone strikes against terrorists overseas

A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows that 6 in 10 Americans favor using drones to target and kill members of terrorist groups such as al-Qaida overseas, while only 13 percent…

Final batch of secret priest files made public in Los Angeles 8 years after $660M settlement

Final batch of secret priest files made public in Los Angeles 8 years after $660M settlement

A final batch of clergy sex abuse files is being released in Los Angeles eight years after a record-setting $660 million court settlement was reached with the Roman Catholic archdiocese.…

Many questions still remain in death of Freddie Gray

Many questions still remain in death of Freddie Gray

Many questions surrounding the death of Freddie Gray still remain as authorities refuse to provide more than a few sketchy details about its investigation into the Baltimore man’s death as…