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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

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Officers who used stun guns on Virginia man won't be charged

A county prosecutor in Virginia says she won't seek criminal charges against police officers who used stun guns multiple times on a black man before his death
Updated: 2 hours ago

Cops: Brothers selling heroin in Burger King kids' area

Two brothers are jailed on charges they sold $4,600 worth of heroin to an undercover officer in the children's play area of a western Pennsylvania Burger King
Updated: 3 hours ago
Solar plane arrives in Arizona on latest leg of global trip

Solar plane arrives in Arizona on latest leg of global trip

An airplane powered only by sunlight has arrived in a Phoenix suburb after completing the latest leg of its global trip
Updated: 3 hours ago
'Chappaquiddick' film to examine Kennedy's infamous crash

'Chappaquiddick' film to examine Kennedy's infamous crash

A new feature film is in the works about the tragedy on a small Massachusetts island nearly a half century ago that rocked the Kennedy political dynasty
Updated: 3 hours ago
Teacher sick-outs close most Detroit schools for a 2nd day

Teacher sick-outs close most Detroit schools for a 2nd day

Nearly all of the schools in the Detroit Public Schools are closed for a second consecutive day as hundreds of teachers call out sick over concerns that many may not get paid if the financially struggling district runs out of money
Updated: 3 hours ago

DC celebrates another year of record-breaking tourist crowds

More than 19 million U.S. tourists visited Washington in 2015, an increase of 1 million over the previous year and a record total for the nation's capital
Updated: 3 hours ago
Move over drones, driverless cars _ unmanned ship up next

Move over drones, driverless cars _ unmanned ship up next

The Pentagon is showing off the world's largest unmanned surface vessel, a self-driving 132-foot ship able to travel up to 10,000 nautical miles on its own
Updated: 3 hours ago
Gaza sewage crisis, festering in conflict, poisons coast

Gaza sewage crisis, festering in conflict, poisons coast

Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone
Updated: 3 hours ago

Cross-bearing 'Jesus' arrested at Apple store for trespass

A man who calls himself "Philly Jesus" is free after being arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on a trespassing charge
Updated: 3 hours ago
Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country

Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country

An unwelcome reception in Appalachia underscores a striking political shift for Hillary Clinton, who along with Bill Clinton has long staked their electoral fortunes on the support of working class white voters
Updated: 4 hours ago