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Bill Cosby speaks to the media as he and his attorney leave Allegheny County Courthouse after the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault trial in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (Nate Smallwood/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP, Pool)
Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacksAfter two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is sending targeted messages about racial bias across the media landscape ahead of his June 5 trial in suburban Philadelphia
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Jury selection begins in Ohio officer's murder retrialMore than 200 people are due to report to an Ohio courthouse as jury selection gets underway in the murder retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Fastest growing US cities are in South; 4 of top 5 in TexasTen of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Stephen Levins, executive director of Hawaii's Office of Consumer Protection, talks with reporters on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Honolulu. Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Ford, Nissan and Toyota over air bags that can spew shrapnel when they deploy. The complaint filed Wednesday says the manufacturers knew or should have known for more than a decade that air bags installed in their cars posed serious and sometimes fatal danger. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)
Hawaii sues Ford, Nissan and Toyota over dangerous air bagsHawaii is suing auto manufacturers Toyota, Ford and Nissan over defective air bags
The Associated Press11 hours ago
ADDS ID OF MAN AT LEFT - Playboy model Danielle "Dani" Mathers, center, leaves Los Angeles County Superior Court with her attorney Tom Mesereau, right, and  her fiancé John Connor, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, after pleading no contest to charges that she took a photo of a naked, 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room and posted it on social media. She was sentenced to probation and 30 days community service. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
From fame to shame: Playmate to do time scrubbing graffitiA Playboy centerfold has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor invasion of privacy for snapping a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room and posting it on social media
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone arrives to speak to the media in the day room of the Tent City Jail, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Phoenix. Penzone, who defeated former Sheriff Joe Arpaio last year, announced plans in early April to tear down the complex. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Workers start dismantling jail tent complex in PhoenixCrews have started to dismantle some of the tents in a controversial outdoor jail complex in Phoenix that's in the process of being closed by the metro area's new sheriff
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2003, file photo, Bikram Choudhury, front, founder of the Yoga College of India and creator and producer of Yoga Expo 2003, leads a yoga class at the Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center. A California judge issued an arrest warrant Wednesday, May 24, 2017, for Bikram Choudhury, the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 million judgment won by a former legal adviser. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
Warrant issued for Bikram founder beset by legal woesA California judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of the founder of Bikram yoga, who is under orders to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 judgment won by a former legal adviser
The Associated Press13 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a visit to Yad Vashem to honor the victims of the holocaust, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Agent feared leak of Trump tax returns could affect electionCourt documents show federal agents were worried last October that a Louisiana private investigator had illegally obtained Donald Trump's tax returns and may leak them
The Associated Press13 hours ago
File - This April 7, 2014, file photo shows fresh strawberries in a UC Davis strawberry field in Watsonville, Calif. Douglas Shaw spent his career toiling in the fields in California to grow the perfect strawberry, one that was plump and bright red yet remained sweet even after the long trip to grocery stores across the country. Jurors have sided with a California research university in its dispute with a renowned plant scientist credited with developing tasty strawberries as a professor there. Jurors in a San Francisco federal court said Wednesday, May 24, 2017, that professor Shaw broke the law when he and his research partner tried to profit from their work in a company they formed. (Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times via AP, File)
Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberriesJurors have sided with a California research university in its dispute with a renowned plant scientist credited with developing tasty strawberries as a professor at the school
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2001 file photo, Pelican Bay State Prison is seen outside of Crescent City, Calif. Officials say several California prison guards and inmates were taken to hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
8 California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after brawlOfficials say eight Northern California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to outside hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Architect of Dodd-Frank repeal bill agrees to key changeThe architect of House legislation that would repeal much of the Dodd-Frank law enacted after the financial crisis has agreed to make a key change to the bill, clearing the way for the full House to take up the measure in coming weeks
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this Monday, May 22, 2017 photo, a 14-year-old girl that was seen in a video that appears to show an officer punching the eighth-grader three or four times outside a birthday party last weekend, appears in juvenile court in San Antonio, Texas. The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing the police body camera footage of the incident posted online by a bystander. The girl was taken to a juvenile detention center Saturday, May 20 and released Monday.  (Bob Owen /The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
Video appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girlThe San Antonio Police Department is reviewing body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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