Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off
BOSTON (AP) — Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in one of the most gripping manhunts the nation has ever seen.
Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash
ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact. Then there was the one from a passenger: With shrieks in the background, the student struggled to recount how a truck came roaring toward them.
Suspect arrested in Kansas City highway shootings
GRANDVIEW, Mo. (AP) — Police arrested a suspect Thursday in a string of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways over the past few weeks that have wounded three motorists and frightened many more.
Views differ of imam accused in US terrorism case
NEW YORK (AP) — An Egyptian imam who led a London mosque more than a dozen years ago was portrayed in opening statements at his terrorism trial as an enthusiastic supporter of al-Qaida by a prosecutor and as a reasonable man who helped authorities in England keep people calm by his defense attorney.
Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) — A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.
Court chaos: Iraqi man convicted in wife's murder
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — What began as a hate crime investigation two years ago has led to the murder conviction of an Iraqi immigrant, whose wife was found badly beaten with a threatening note labeling her a terrorist.
Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keepin people in jail after they're eligible for release so that they can be considered for deportation.
Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.
Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion
WEST, Texas (AP) — Rev. Terry McElrath heard the deafening boom. The pastor spun around and saw a column of smoke billowing into the sky above his small Texas town. He immediately thought, "Somebody has died tonight."
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