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BALTIMORE (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch is pledging to help Baltimore and improve the city's police department after meeting with the family of a man who was fatally injured in police custody. Lynch met privately with Freddie Gray's family on Tuesday, days after...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers. The paintings, including three won by an American GI in a poker game, were turned over to the German government on...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A nurse rescuing an injured woman from a Central Texas hiking trail tumbled to her death from a spinning hoist suspended from a medical helicopter, according to a federal report released Tuesday. The preliminary National Transportation Safety Board report on...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State water regulators say Californians conserved little water in March and local officials were not aggressive in cracking down on waste. The update was presented Tuesday to the State Water Resources Control Board as it considers sweeping restrictions...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers. The paintings, including three won by an American GI in a poker game, were turned over to the German government on...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new government report finds that among Hispanic groups in the United States, Puerto Ricans appear to have the worst health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued its most comprehensive report on Hispanic health, drawing from earlier...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A convicted killer who escaped from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, was briefly in custody in West Virginia in 1975 and then disappeared for decades has been tracked down in Florida, where he'd been living under an assumed name, authorities said Tuesday. The 79...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Leaders of the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, are considering removing or replacing a makeshift shrine to Michael Brown that has lined the middle of the street where he was killed since last summer. The shrine to the unarmed black 18-year-old who...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the IRS issued $5.6 billion in potentially bogus education tax credits in a single year. A new report by the agency's inspector general says the credits were issued to more than 3.6 million taxpayers in 2012. Most of the credits went...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing a minor the same year he was ordained has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is offering rewards of up to $20 million for information leading to the...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Football Association says that Palestinians football officials are "injecting politics...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Football Association says that Palestinians football officials are "injecting politics...
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James says he may have to change his mindset and be more aggressive in Game 2...
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James says he may have to change his mindset and be more aggressive in Game 2...