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1st Freddie Gray hearing since 6 officers charged in death

1st court hearing in Freddie Gray case slated to begin on range of topics

US officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official end

US officials gather on old battleship to mark 70th anniversary of official end to World War II

There's a Ton of Money on the Line in NBA's New Labor Talks

It's time for new talks between the NBA and players, and a giant new $24 billion TV deal makes it that much more tense.

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Federal Sony data breach lawsuit settled, lawyer says

Lawyer says settlement reached in lawsuit by ex-Sony employees over Sony data breach

Watchdog: 900,000 vets have pending health care applications

Watchdog: 900,000 veterans have pending health care requests; about one-third are deceased

US markets open solidly higher a day after big plunge

US stocks rise in early trading a day after plunging on fears about slowing growth in China

How a Ban on Ritual Death Made It to India's Supreme Court

The Jain religious practice of fasting to the point of death can continue for now until India's Supreme Court decides the case.

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Obama visit puts spotlight on rough plight in rural Alaska

In Arctic, Obama to glimpse life in rural Alaska where many toil in third-world conditions

Shootout at Los Angeles funeral leaves 1 critically injured

1 critically injured in shootout at funeral for reputed Los Angeles gang member

2 soldiers injured after Black Hawk helicopter hard landing

2 Fort Carson soldiers injured after Black Hawk hard landing in suburban Denver forest

Should You Jailbreak Your iPhone or Root Your Android?

Jailbreaking and rooting gadgets might seem like a harmless way to get more control of your device, but it could actually do a lot of damage.

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Report: Some top baby monitors lack basic security features

Several top baby monitors lack basic security, vulnerable to hackers, report says

House Judiciary panel sets first Planned Parenthood hearing

First up: House Judiciary panel schedules Congress' first hearing on Planned Parenthood videos

Spain Prepares for Another Catalan Independence Push

The regional elections in Spain’s Catalonia province could be a proxy for the region’s independence. It needs a majority in the regional Parliament.

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SAT scores slip slightly; more students take test

College Board reports lower SAT scores, most test-takers missing college-ready benchmark

China pledges to cut 300,000 troops from its massive army

China pledges to cut 300,000 troops from its 2.3 million-member army, amid technology advances

Police officer killed in Illinois was on brink of retirement

Police officer killed in Illinois was on the brink of retirement, beloved by small community

Police cruiser hit by gunfire, crashes, catches fire

Police cruiser hit by gunfire, crashes, catches on fire; police searching for suspect

El Nino Effects Are Already Severe and They May Get Worse

Record flooding in Texas and Oklahoma may be a sign of things to come, according to scientists who say El Nino events may be getting stronger.

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New collars monitor pets for pain, problems

Companies develop collars that monitor pets for pain, signs of disease and distress

2 cases of polio found in Ukraine, caused by mutated virus

World Health Organization: 2 polio cases found in Ukraine, caused by mutated virus in vaccine

IMF: China, tumbling commodity prices threaten world economy

IMF: China slowdown, tumbling commodity prices and market jitters pose risks to world economy

America's Strongest Labor Unions Still Hold Political Power

Labor union membership has declined for decades, but some of America's strongest unions could play a big role in the 2016 election cycle.

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Worker who helped Clinton set up email server takes Fifth

State Dept. worker who helped Clinton set up email server says he won't testify before panel

Guatemala prosecutor gets judge's order to detain president

Guatemala prosecutor: judge Oks order to detain President Otto Perez Molina in corruption case

The Latest: Search widens for suspects in officer's slaying

The Latest on Illinois officer's death: Authorities expand search using 'saturation patrols'