Baltimore relieved by charges, weary of curfew
BALTIMORE (AP) — People seeking racial justice and rebuilding for Baltimore planned a day of prayer and healing, even as others chafed under a curfew set to expire early Monday. City leaders refused calls to lift the curfew following the city's top prosecutor's announcement that charges had been fied against six officers accused of fatally injuring a black man in police custody.
Experts: Convictions will be tough to win in Baltimore case
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's top prosecutor acted swiftly in charging six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a grave spinal injury as he was arrested and put into a police transport van, handcuffed and without a seat belt.
The Latest: Arrested protester: Curfew law very egregious
David Goldberg, tech exec married to 'Lean In' author, dies
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and family members said Saturday.
S. Korea confirms college student held in N. Korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea confirmed on Sunday that North Korea detained a South Korean student of New York University, but said it was still unclear whether the 21-year-old New Jersey resident attempted to enter the North illegally.
NYPD officer shot in head recovering; suspect in custody
NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun was hospitalized in critical but stable condition Sunday as detectives gathered evidence in the case, the fifth shooting of a New York City officer in as many months, officials said.
The Latest: NYPD says shot-at officer was clearly a cop
On 150th anniversary, Lincoln's hometown re-enacts funeral
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — At Abraham Lincoln's death, Secretary of War Edwin Stanton declared, "Now he belongs to the ages," but the meticulous, 150th anniversary funeral procession his hometown presented Saturday proved how profoundly the prairie city still considers the slain president its own.
Honolulu food festival explores the wonders of canned meat
HONOLULU (AP) — In Hawaii, Spam rules. No, not the kind that you get in your email, but the kind you eat — or don't eat, as it may be for many mainlanders.
Bird flu virus raises questions scientists working to answer
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's been five months since the H5N2 bird flu virus was discovered in the United States, and producers have lost 21 million birds in the Midwest alone. Yet, researchers acknowledge they still know little about a bird flu virus that's endangered turkey and egg-laying chicken opulations that supply much of the nation.
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