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BALTIMORE (AP) — A medical examiner found Freddie Gray suffered a "high-energy injury," most likely caused when the Baltimore police van he was riding in suddenly slowed down, according to an autopsy report obtained by The Baltimore Sun. The report says Gray's death could not be...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A judge has granted a mistrial in the case of two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in the dorm-room rape of a student, saying "bias has been clearly shown." Criminal Court Judge Monte Watkins on Tuesday ruled in favor of defense attorneys who...
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, after the massacre of nine African-Americans at a historic black church in Charleston, has called for the removal of the rebel Confederate battle flag that stands outside South Carolina's Statehouse. Days earlier authorities charged Dylann Storm...
Even as national retailers pull Confederate flags from shelves and websites after the shooting deaths of nine black church members in South Carolina, manufacturers that produce the divisive symbol say that sales are now surging. "I don't sell the Confederate flag for any...
CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain and for muscle stiffness in...
CHICAGO (AP) — Strong storms were moving east early Tuesday after sweeping across parts of northern Illinois, where at least seven people were injured by severe weather that spawned several possible tornadoes, damaged homes and uprooted trees. Particularly hard hit Monday night...
BOSTON (AP) — The creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch, has died. Donald Featherstone was 79. Featherstone's wife, Nancy, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that her husband died Monday at an elder care facility in Fitchburg,...
CHICAGO (AP) — At least seven people were injured as severe thunderstorms that swept across northern Illinois spawned a tornado, damaged homes and uprooted trees. Particularly hard hit Monday night was Coal City, a community of approximately 5,000 residents about 60 miles...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Air tankers and helicopters were helping hundreds of firefighters battle a wildfire south of Lake Tahoe where no structures have been damaged but the California mountain town of Markleeville remained on standby for possible evacuations. About 500 personnel...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama cast a string of legal and legislative victories last week on trade,...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Supreme Court has upheld two constitutional amendments guaranteeing the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge has sentenced a 19-year-old Kansas City man to life in prison for...
DALLAS (AP) — Wanda Mobley swerved to avoid something in the remote highway, and seconds later was trapped inside...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police antagonized crowds who gathered to protest in Ferguson after Michael Brown's death last...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): ___ 11.30 p.m. Greece has...