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Expert: Alzheimer's beating shows disease's unpredictability

February 25, 2015

DENVER (AP) — Mental health experts say the case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient suspected of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility in suburban Denver is rare and shows the... more »»

4 Wesleyan students arrested in Molly drug hospitalizations

February 25, 2015

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Four Wesleyan University students were arrested Tuesday in connection with about a dozen hospitalizations among people who took a party drug known as Molly. more »»

Dueling photos take center stage as Arias case nears end

February 25, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — The long-running effort by prosecutors to punish Jodi Arias for killing her lover nearly seven years ago is drawing to a close. more »»

New England wildlife also suffering through tough winter

February 25, 2015

GRAFTON, Mass. (AP) — New England's epic snowfalls haven't just made life miserable for humans: animals are suffering, too. more »»

New Jersey Democrats balk at Christie's budget proposals

February 25, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's $33. more »»

Chicago mayor to face runoff against county commissioner

February 25, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — After failing to persuade a majority of Chicago voters to back his re-election bid, Mayor Rahm Emanuel could face an even stiffer challenge in April against a runoff opponent aimin... more »»

Missing boy, missing files: Problem paper trail in 1979 case

February 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Trying a man for murder in the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz has come with obstacles created by the passage of time: Many witnesses, including the lead detective, hav... more »»

More subway delays ahead if NYC can't fund transit budget

February 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — It's an ominous refrain, repeated endlessly in the same automated monotone: "Ladies and gentlemen, we are delayed because of train traffic ahead of us. more »»

Southwest grounding 128 planes over missed inspections

February 25, 2015

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines Co. says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails. more »»

Man convicted in deaths of 'American Sniper' author, friend

February 25, 2015

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former Marine was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense... more »»

Study details lives of LGBT youths engaged in 'survival sex'

February 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A unique federally funded study offers a detailed look at the lives of gay, lesbian and transgender youth in New York City who cope with homelessness and poverty by engaging in... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Manhattan ringed by ice

February 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The freezing temperatures that have plagued much of the eastern U.S. haven't spared New York City. The waterways around the island of Manhattan are filled with ice. more »»

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel forced into April runoff election

February 25, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to capture a majority of the vote in Tuesday's municipal election, an embarrassment for the former White House chief of staff because it forces hi... more »»

No relief: More cold, snow, ice, wintry mix for much of US

February 25, 2015

A wide swath of the country shivered in freezing, record-breaking temperatures while other areas saw more winter precipitation Tuesda. more »»

More cold, snow, ice, wintry mix expected Wednesday

February 25, 2015

States of emergencies have already been declared and schools have already been closed ahead of wintry weather mix that is expected to continue to batter a wide swath of the country on Wednesday. more »»

Chicago Mayor Emanuel struggling to avoid April runoff

February 25, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared headed to a potentially embarrassing April runoff Tuesday after voters weighed his record on school closings, crime and jobs in deciding whether... more »»

Woman wishes she could have saved son killed by police

February 25, 2015

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — When Agapita Montes-Rivera first watched the video of her son being gunned down by police in Washington state, she rushed to the TV set in a futile effort to help him. more »»

NYC, Orthodox Jews reach deal on circumcision suction ritual

February 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The city said Tuesday it has reached a tentative agreement with members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community over a tradition known as oral suction circumcision. more »»

Alaska quietly becomes 3rd state to legalize marijuana

February 25, 2015

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize marijuana. more »»

 
 
 

 

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