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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2014, file photo, Tomiko Shine holds up a picture of Tamir Rice, the 12 year old boy fatally shot by a rookie police officer in Cleveland, Ohio, on Nov. 22, during a protest in Washington, D.C. Cleveland.com reported newly public recorded police interviews with Officers Frank Garmback and Timothy Loehmann were done within days of the November 2014 death of Rice, who'd been playing with a pellet gun. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Partner of cop who shot Rice: 'I didn't know it was a kid'The partner of a Cleveland officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir (tuh-MEER') Rice recalls pleading for a faster response from medics as the wounded boy's condition worsened
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this Tuesday, April 11, 2017, photo, Sarah Gozalo, center left, and Marisa Lohse, center right, of the New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC, review the Application for Asylum of Joselin Marroquin-Torres, left, before her appearance in federal immigration court in New York. Volunteers are stepping up to accompany people living in the United States illegally to court hearings and meetings with immigration officials in New York, New Mexico and elsewhere, with the goal of guiding them through what’s often an intimidating process. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Volunteers usher US immigrants to court to allay their fearsVolunteers are stepping up to accompany people living in the United States illegally to court hearings and meetings with immigration officials in New York, New Mexico and elsewhere
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, April 17, 2017, file photo, Richard Dabate, center, appears with attorneys Hubie Santos, left, and Trent LaLima, right, while being arraigned, in Rockville Superior Court in Vernon, Conn. Authorities said Dabate told them a masked man had entered their home Dec. 23, 2015, shot his wife and tied him up before he burned the intruder with a torch. But the New York Daily News reported the Connecticut State Police wrote in an arrest warrant that his wife’s Fitbit was logging steps after the time Dabate told them she was killed. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP, Pool, File)
Police: Wife's Fitbit logs steps after husband says she diedPolice in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Jack Jones, who is one of two Arkansas killers set to die Monday, April 24, 2017, in the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years. Jones was given the death penalty for the 1995 rape and killing of Mary Phillips. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
Arkansas conducts nation's 1st double execution since 2000Two Arkansas death row inmates have received lethal injections just three hours apart, and on the same gurney
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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Overcoming Opioids: Special schools help teens stay cleanFor teenagers in treatment for addiction, returning to school means resisting offers to get high with old friends
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Fela Shapell, left, with her daughter Rochelle Shapell, center, wipes her eyes during a dedication ceremony at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's David and Fela Shapell Family Collections, Conservation and Research Center in Bowie, Md., Monday, April 24, 2017. The Shapell Center is a new state-of-the-art facility that will house the collection of record of the Holocaust. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
'This was real': Artifacts save Holocaust stories for futureA Holocaust survivor says thousands of artifacts housed in the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's new conservation and research center will show future generations "that this was real."
The Associated Press10 hours ago
San Diego schools launches effort against IslamophobiaOne of the nation's largest school districts is launching an effort to better educate parents and teachers of its 132,000 students about Islam and Islamophobia, drawing praise and criticism
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 1, 1964 file photo, then-governor of Colorado John Love is pictured in his office at the State Capitol in Denver. Love, a Republican, signed a groundbreaking bill into law 50 years ago on April 25, 1967, that significantly loosened 1960s restrictions on legal abortions. That made Colorado the first U.S. state to do so, six years before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide. (AP Photo, File)
Trailblazing Colorado abortion law marks 50th anniversaryIt's the 50th anniversary of a groundbreaking Colorado law that significantly loosened restrictions on legal abortions
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Jack Jones, who is one of two Arkansas killers set to die Monday, April 24, 2017, in the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years. Jones was given the death penalty for the 1995 rape and killing of Mary Phillips. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apartTwo inmates received lethal injections on the same gurney about three hours apart as Arkansas completed the nation's first double execution since 2000
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Jack Jones, who is one of two Arkansas killers set to die Monday, April 24, 2017, in the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years. Jones was given the death penalty for the 1995 rape and killing of Mary Phillips. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
The Latest: Spokesman says inmate apologized to directorAn Arkansas prisons spokesman says the first inmate executed Monday night was speaking to the Arkansas Department of Correction director shortly after his lethal injection began
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Jack Jones, who is one of two Arkansas killers set to die Monday, April 24, 2017, in the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years. Jones was given the death penalty for the 1995 rape and killing of Mary Phillips. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
Timeline of Arkansas execution from AP reporterA federal judge temporarily halted a second execution Monday night in Arkansas after attorneys said in a court filing that the first execution for Jack Jones "appeared to be tortuous and inhumane."
The Associated Press13 hours ago
US students score poorly on national arts and music examWhen it comes to music and visual arts, American teenagers could use some help
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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