JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Spence Jackson provided the official confirmation a month ago that his boss, Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, was d... Full Story
Police: Auditor spokesman left note before apparent suicide
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Spence Jackson provided the official confirmation a month ago that his boss, Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, was dead from what police described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
NSA: Car smashes into police vehicle at Fort Meade; 1 dead
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of the National Security Agency on Monday, prompting police to open fire.
Latest on NSA shooting: Driver refused orders to stop
Pharmacists' group discourages providing execution drugs
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A leading association for U.S. pharmacists adopted a policy Monday that discourages its members from providing drugs for use in lethal injections — a move that could make carrying out such executions even harder for states with the death penalty.
Arizona governor vetoes bill shielding names of officers
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed legislation Monday requiring law enforcement agencies to keep the names of officers involved in shootings secret for two months, nixing a bill that was inspired by last year's events Ferguson, Missouri, and similar incidents around the country.
Aunt of men accused in terror plot: They're 'not monsters'
CHICAGO (AP) — An aunt of two suburban Chicago men accused of plotting a terrorist attack on a military facility in northern Illinois said Monday the allegations perplexed and devastated their extended family of Muslims and Christians.
No 'narsisstics': Music festivals ban fans' selfie sticks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you're planning to go to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals.
Church van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — The congregants of a close-knit Haitian church gathered Monday around Nicolas Alexis, hoping to learn what happened to 18 friends and loved ones who had been expected to return that morning from a late Palm Sunday service.
Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy
BOSTON (AP) — President Barack Obama summoned today's quarrelsome political leaders on Monday to emulate the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy in the pursuit of compromise, and said a new institute that bears the longtime Massachusetts senator's name can be as much an antidote to political cynicism as th man once was.
Marathon bombing jurors see carnage photos, prosecutors rest
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by an 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 terror atack.
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