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NYC mayor unveils sweeping environmental plan on Earth Day

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor de Blasio is linking an effort to limit New York City's impact on the environment to the fight against income inequalit. more »»

APNewsBreak: Officer who shot man dragged him from fire

April 22, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — One of the officers who killed an immigrant farmworker in Washington state in a shooting that helped fuel the nationwide debate over police use of force had dragged the man away... more »»

Family of officer slain by Boston bomber tells of grief

April 22, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The mother of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer killed by Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was so distraught by his death that she could not get out of... more »»

PHOTOS: Hubble's turn to smile, marks 25 years in orbit

April 22, 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Hubble, it's your turn to smile for the cameras!

Friday marks the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope's launch into orbi. more »»

Nurtured by church, Vietnamese immigrants eagerly await pope

April 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Pope Francis visits Philadelphia in September after stops in Washington and New York, the crowd that gathers to hear the papal Mass will look different from the one that... more »»

Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

April 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious... more »»

Family of officer slain after marathon bombing explains loss

April 22, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The brother and stepfather of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer killed by Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) say his death had... more »»

Clean-water advocate plans Earth Day swim at Superfund site

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A clean-water advocate will make an Earth Day swim in New York City's polluted Gowanus (goh-WAH'-nuhs) Canal, a federal Superfund site. more »»

New York City aims to cut its waste by 90 percent by 2030

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's biggest city, in a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, is set to mark Earth Day by announcing a plan to reduce its waste output by 90 percent... more »»

With bird flu spreading, USDA starts on potential vaccine

April 22, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working on a vaccine to counter a deadly strain of bird flu, as losses to poultry producers mount. more »»

Protesters take to Baltimore streets after man's death

April 22, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — Amid tears and cries for justice, demonstrators poured into the streets of Baltimore carrying signs emblazoned with the name of a man who died from a spinal injury he suffered... more »»

Officer who shot Washington farmworker dragged him from fire

April 22, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — One of the officers who killed an immigrant farmworker in Washington state in a shooting that helped fuel the nationwide debate over police use of force had dragged the man away... more »»

New York aims to cut waste by 90 percent by 2030

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's biggest city, in a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, is set to mark Earth Day by announcing the ambitious goal of reducing its waste output... more »»

Last racer finishes Boston Marathon _ in 20 grueling hours

April 22, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — A Venezuelan man with muscular dystrophy was honored at City Hall on Tuesday after enduring about 20 hours of sometimes drenching rain, wind and cold to complete the Boston Marathon... more »»

'Tiger Man' fights for return of seized animals to sanctuary

April 22, 2015

STONY RIDGE, Ohio (AP) — The maze of steel cages where bears and black leopards roamed for more than three decades are quiet now. more »»

Training expert says Oklahoma police laws need changes

April 22, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma law allows former law enforcement officers to return to the profession as reservists with little training, but the state's top law-enforcement trainer is pushing for... more »»

Jurors see defiant Tsarnaev in photo as feds argue for death

April 22, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — As jurors looked at a photograph of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev giving the finger to a security camera in his jail cell, a federal prosecutor described it as a defiant... more »»

French far-right leader: 'Political force' is getting notice

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen said Tuesday that being named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people shows that her party's brand of political change is getting... more »»

 
 
 

 

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