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  • AP Top Headlines At 10:30 a.m. EDT

    6 minutes ago

    (AP) Pro-Russian insurgents won't leave occupied buildings unless interim Ukrainian govt resigns Probe into South Korea ferry focuses on sharp turn, captain's actions and slow evacuation 10 Things to Know for Today Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing 12 Sherpa, leaving 4 ...

  • Ohio teacher fired over comment on black president

    7 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn't need another black president. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/1kIkFmQ ) the Fairfield ...

  • Teacher in chair-throwing incident not punished

    20 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts teacher who was told she could lose her job for failing to report that a student threw a chair at her won't be punished. New Bedford Superintendent Pia Durkin said after a hearing ...

  • This Week in the Civil War

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, April 20: Confederate ram at battle of Plymouth, N.C. Confederate forces, in a joint operation of ground troops and an ironclad ram CSS Albemarle, attacked the federal garrison at Plymouth, ...

  • AP Top Science News At 7:18 a.m. EDT

    20 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet SpaceX will try again Fri. to launch station cargo Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year Study: Snack might help avoid fight with spouse Cost of fighting warming ...

  • Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game

    3 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) HOMOSASSA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games. Authorities say 24-year-old Cody Wygant is charged with third-degree murder and child neglect. He was being held ...

  • Views differ of imam accused in US terrorism case

    4 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) 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 ...

  • Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

    4 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) 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 ...

  • AP Top News At 5:06 a.m. EDT

    5 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) Deal brings no immediate change to eastern Ukraine Rescuers rush to reach hundreds in SKorean ferry 12 killed, 3 missing in avalanche on Everest White House updating online privacy policy Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane Remembering an officer ...

  • Court chaos: Iraqi man convicted in wife's murder

    7 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) 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. The ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 3:27 a.m. EDT

    7 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) Rescuers rush to save hundreds as fresh questions emerge about SKorean ferry captain's actions 6 Nepal guides killed, 9 missing as avalanche sweeps Mount Everest ahead of peak climb season White House updating online privacy policy, says wont share data ...

  • Quotations in the News

    7 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) "Do you believe they're still alive? I know the chances aren't good. ... No one in his class has been rescued." — Lee Mi-shim, a 48-year-old mother of a missing student, as 270 people are missing two days after a ...

  • AP Top Health News At 12:49 a.m. EDT

    20 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report Obama: 8 million signed up for health care Reservoir to be flushed because of urinating teen Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain Study ...

  • AP Top Political News At 12:43 a.m. EDT

    9 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnerships Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules 2 long-time friends discuss the First Amendment Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough Obama: No US ...

  • AP Top News At 12:06 a.m. EDT

    10 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions — for now 10 Things to Know for Friday Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysian jet Grief in town of students missing in ferry sinking Gabriel Garcia Marquez, ...

  • Today in History

    10 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Good Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 18, 1934, the first laundromat (called a "Washateria") was opened by John F. Cantrell in ...

  • Police: Man ate pot candy before shooting wife

    11 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — A Denver man accused of killing his wife while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher ate marijuana-infused candy before the attack, according to search warrants released Thursday. Denver police are investigating if the pot ...

  • Hawaii lawmakers agree to end police sex loophole

    11 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers in both chambers agree that legal permission for police to have sex with prostitutes should end. House and Senate members are still negotiating on the version of House Bill 1926 they will send to the ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 10:07 p.m. EDT

    12 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) Deal reached to calm Ukraine — for now; Obama, Kerry say Russian follow-up action is urgent Capt's evacuation order came half-hour after SKorean official's order, according to transcript 10 Things to Know for Friday Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombian Nobel laureate ...

  • Jury convicts husband in Iraqi woman's death

    12 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that initially was considered a hate crime because a note found next to her body said: "This is my country, ...

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