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  • Chicago White Sox-Orioles postponed again in riot-ravaged Baltimore

    BALTIMORE – The Baltimore Orioles postponed a second straight game against the Chicago White Sox after a night of rioting near Camden Yards.
    April 28, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • National Guard called in to keep the peace in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE – National Guardsmen fanned out across the city, police with riot shields blocked streets, and firefighters doused smoldering blazes Tuesday ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • U.S. consumer confidence slides in April

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level in four months, knocked down by a slowdown in hiring.
    April 28, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • U.S. home prices accelerated in February as sales rise

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in February than the previous month, driven by higher sales and a limited supply of available hous ...
    April 28, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Supreme Court to hear historic same-sex marriage arguments

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land.
    April 28, 2015 - 8:25 am
  • Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE – Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Kardashian: supports Jenner’s transition

    NEW YORK – Kim Kardashian said she and her family support her stepfather Bruce Jenner 100 percent as he goes through gender transition, even as family ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Deadly Nevada prison brawl stokes mystery

    LAS VEGAS – This much is certain: Two handcuffed inmates at one of Nevada’s toughest prisons brawled in a hallway, and one ended up dead from several ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Prosecutor tells of gunman’s path to carnage

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – A prosecutor declared Monday that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously p ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Loretta Lynch sworn in as new U.S. attorney general

    WASHINGTON – Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation’s top law en ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Lawyer pleads for bomber’s life

    BOSTON – Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as “a good kid” who was led d ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Nepal quake death toll tops 4,000

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – As the death toll from Nepal’s devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages n ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Riot erupts in Baltimore after Freddy Gray's funeral

    BALTIMORE – Rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring several officers just hours after thousands mourned ...
    April 27, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • U.S. lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth

    NEW YORK – The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride added to drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years.
    April 27, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Loretta Lynch sworn in as new U.S. attorney general

    WASHINGTON – Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law en ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:10 pm
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