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  1. Prince Announces Peace Concert in BaltimoreWed, 06 May 2015 09:14:49 GMT
    Prince is throwing a "Rally 4 Peace" in Baltimore on Mother's Day, and he's asking everyone to wear the color gray in honor of Freddie Gray. More...
  2. Cop Shot by Suspect Who Stole Patrol Car Has DiedWed, 06 May 2015 08:41:25 GMT
    Sgt. Greg Moore died at 5:50 p.m. at Kootenai Health in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. More...
  3. McConnell Moves to End Iran DebateWed, 06 May 2015 08:40:54 GMT
    Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he had filed a "cloture" motion to begin the process of formally ending debate. More...
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  1. US government approves first ferry service to Cuba in decades; unclear if Cuba to allow itTue, 05 May 2015 23:07:18 GMT
    The Obama administration has approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba, potentially opening a new path for the hundreds of thousands of people and hundreds of millions of dollars in consumer goods that travel between Florida and Havana each year. Baja Ferries, which operates passenger service in Mexico, said it had received a license from the Treasury Department on Tuesday. More...
  2. Obama on protests: 'There are consequences to indifference'Tue, 05 May 2015 19:01:21 GMT
    " In a deeply personal response to outbreaks of racially motivated protests, President Barack Obama on Monday blamed a lack of opportunity in minority communities and harsher treatment of black and Hispanic men by police for fueling a sense of "unfairness and powerlessness." The country's first black president called for a nationwide mobilization to reverse inequalities and said the cause will remain a mission for the rest of his presidency and his life. More...
  3. Top NY lawmaker's arrest sends session, Senate into disarrayTue, 05 May 2015 14:47:09 GMT
    Skelos and his son were arraigned on charges including extortion and soliciting bribes amid a federal investigation i... . New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, leaves federal court in New York, Monday, May 4, 2015, after arraignment on charges including extortion and soliciting bribes amid a federal investigation into the awarding of a $12 ... . More...
  4. In Arkansas, Huckabee poised to launch 2nd White House bidTue, 05 May 2015 10:39:43 GMT
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is preparing another bid for the Republican presidential nomination, eight years after his first efforts to expand on the support of evangelical Christians helped him win eight states in the 2008 primaries. The ordained Baptist minister turned politician returns Tuesday to his hometown of Hope, Arkansas - the same small town where former President Bill Clinton was born - to make official what the local newspaper called "the worst kept secret" in the state. More...
  5. Gov. Walker slights Obama, Clinton on foreign policyTue, 05 May 2015 06:24:12 GMT
    Gov. Scott Walker on Monday sought to use President Barack Obama as a punching bag and sought to bolster his own credentials ahead of a likely presidential bid. Speaking in Novi, Michigan, the Wisconsin Republican rallied around the plight of a Michigan man who has been held hostage in Iran since 2011 and blasted Obama for failing to do enough on the missing man's behalf -- as well as failing to ward off attacks by Islamic terrorists around the world. More...
  6. Pentagon dispels rumors of Texas takeoverTue, 05 May 2015 05:24:49 GMT
    Amid unfounded, Internet-fueled rumors that U.S. Special Operations Forces might be trying to take over parts of the southwest, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered Texas State Guard forces under his control to keep an eye on the U.S. military during a large upcoming training exercise. "It is important that Texans know their safety, constitutional rights, private property rights and civil liberties will not be infringed," Abbott said in an April 28 letter to Major Gen. More...
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  1. Florida woman who says she was held hostage all day uses online pizza order to get helpWed, 06 May 2015 09:03:54 GMT
    A central Florida woman who says her boyfriend was holding her and her children hostage sent a secret message asking for help in an online pizza order. More...
  2. A bit after the fact, Vatican saint-makers approve Junipero Serra sainthood and pope Oks itWed, 06 May 2015 08:50:34 GMT
    The Vatican's saint-making office has officially given its thumbs up for the Rev. Junipero Serra to be declared a saint — four months after Pope Francis announced he would canonize the controversial 18th-century missionary during his upcoming visit to the United States. More...
  3. Baltimore officers' legal attack begins in Gray case with challenge of legality of knifeWed, 06 May 2015 08:29:31 GMT
    One of the Baltimore police officers who arrested Freddie Gray has challenged police and a top prosecutor to produce a knife that prompted the arrest, arguing in a court motion that it is an illegal weapon. More...
  4. Idaho officer fatally shot; man arrested after high-speed chase in stolen patrol carWed, 06 May 2015 08:24:01 GMT
    A 26-year-old north Idaho man accused of fatally shooting a veteran police officer and stealing his patrol car has been ordered held on $2 million bail. More...
  5. New forensic evidence leads to capital murder charge against suspect in Va. student's deathWed, 06 May 2015 08:03:46 GMT
    New forensic evidence has led a prosecutor to obtain a capital murder indictment against the man already charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student. More...
  6. Feds were investigating Texas gunman at time of cartoon contest attackWed, 06 May 2015 07:43:09 GMT
    The FBI was investigating one of the gunmen involved in Sunday's attack on a Texas cartoon contest featuring images of the Muslim prophet Muhammad, as counterterrorism investigators worked to determine whether the men had any formal ties to the Islamic State terror group. More...
  7. Campus sex crime reporting nearly doubled in last 5 years, Education Dept. saysWed, 06 May 2015 07:37:36 GMT
    Reports of sex offenses on college campuses provided to the Education Department have nearly doubled over a five-year period. More...
  8. After weeklong controversy, Charlie Hebdo receives PEN award at literary gala in NYCWed, 06 May 2015 07:03:13 GMT
    This year's PEN American Center gala was a defense of free expression, of Charlie Hebdo and of PEN itself. More...
  9. Gunman's final tweet, hashtag hinted at Texas assault on cartoon contestWed, 06 May 2015 06:39:03 GMT
    About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen," or holy warriors. More...
  10. Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber give jurors a glimpse into his dysfunctional family lifeWed, 06 May 2015 06:28:55 GMT
    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are giving the jury glimpses into his troubled family as they try to save him from the death penalty. More...