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Freddie Gray Should Have Gotten Care Right Away: Police

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 15:04
Freddie Gray, 25, died Sunday in police custody following an April 12 arrest on a weapons charge. A family attorney says his spine was severed.

Mother of Autistic Son Tells Congress 'What's Working'

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 14:48
The mother of a 23-year-old testifies on the transition faced by young adults with autism.

Explosion Levels Kentucky Distillery, Injures Two

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 13:48
The explosion happened at a bourbon distillery in Hardin, Kentucky.

Easter Island 'Hats' Rolled Into Place, Study Says

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 13:39
The distinctive headgear worn by some of the famous Easter Island statues may have been rolled up ramps to reach those high perches.

Computer Takes on Poker Pros at Texas Hold 'Em

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 13:05
Computers may have proven their superiority at chess, but what about poker, where mind games are as much a part of the game as the cards themselves?

Hubble Celebrates 25 Years of Space Photography

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:19
The Hubble Space Telescope took scientists 10 years to make before rocketing into orbit on April 24, 1990, aboard the space shuttle Discovery.

Billions of Dollars of Real Estate at Risk to Wildfire, Experts Say

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:00
Seeking homes surrounded by nature, Americans continue to build houses among trees that will, sooner or later, go up in flames.

'I Love You All Madly': Holder Says Farewell to DOJ

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:25
In a tribute video that featured President Barack Obama, Holder said he has an "emotional attachment" to the Justice Department.

John Hinckley, Who Shot Reagan, Wants to Start a Band

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:07
A doctor testified Friday during hearings that will determine whether Hinckley will be allowed to live full time outside a mental hospital.

Urgent Action Needed for Indiana HIV Outbreak: CDC

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:47
Federal officials are asking communities around the country to look for drug-abuse-fueled outbreaks of the AIDS virus.

Republican 2016 Hopefuls Are Back In Iowa

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:42
Saturday is the Faith & Freedom Coalition Conference where nine 2016 hopefuls will speak to a crowd of 1,000 people in Waukee, west of Des Moines.

8 Terror Charges Against Man in Alleged Church Plot

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:29
The charges against the man, Sid Ahmed Ghlam, a 24-year-old student, include murder, terror conspiracy, theft and weapons charges.

Statue of Liberty Evacuated Because of Suspicious Package

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:09
Tourists visiting the site tweeted photos of throngs of people waiting to leave a pier on Liberty Island.

Boy, 14, Hatched ISIS-Inspired Beheading Plot: Cops

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 09:01
A 14-year-old British boy is charged with inciting a man in Australia to behead someone and carry out a terror attack on a holiday parade in Melbourne.

Naked Ambition: China to Crack Down on Funeral Strippers

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 08:55
China will crack down on strippers who perform at rural funerals, the Ministry of Culture said.

College Shuts Down Ahead of American Flag Protest

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 08:30
Valdosta State University has become a flashpoint after video of protesters trampling a flag there went viral.

Pepsi Plans to Ditch Aspartame in Diet Pepsi

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 08:07
PepsiCo will debut aspartame-free Diet Pepsi in the U.S. later this year.

Train Strikes and Kills 14 Migrants Trying to Reach EU

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 07:31
Migrants using an overland route from Greece through the Balkans to Hungary often use the train tracks as a path to guide them.

Fake Bomb 'Promposal' Gets Student Suspended

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 06:56
A high school student in Washington state was suspended for five days after he asked a girl to the prom by strapping a fake bomb to his waist.

Here's Why Your Boss Is Pumped About the Apple Watch

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 06:55
If you thought your smartphone had you tethered to your job, just wait until you're wearing an Apple Watch.