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Florida man brings neighbor's body to lawyer's office
A southwest Florida man put his dead neighbor in the bed of his pickup truck and drove to his lawyer's office claiming he'd killed the man in self-defense.
Alabama justices: Until high court rules, we're in charge
Because of a federal judge's ruling in January, Alabama was briefly among the 37 states where same-sex marriages were legal.
US finds racist, profit-driven practices in Ferguson
A federal investigation into the police killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, lays bare what officials contend are racist, profit-driven law enforcement practices in the small St. Louis suburb.
Winter weather wrath? Pooches' paws feel the pain, too
People aren't the only ones suffering from a seemingly endless winter of bone-rattling cold, record-busting snow and ice-slick sidewalks. Pooches' paws feel the pain, too.
Alabama county halts all marriages after same-sex ruling
The probate court in one of Alabama's biggest counties says it won't issue any marriage licenses at all after the Alabama Supreme Court disagreed with a federal court and upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
Ohio boy brings moonshine to class; teacher in trouble, too
Authorities say a 13-year-old Ohio boy was suspended for bringing moonshine to school, and a science teacher who knew the student was making the illegal alcohol was reprimanded for not reporting that the boy took it to class.
Ex-CIA chief may avoid prison for leaking military secrets
Former CIA director David Petraeus appears likely to avoid prison time for providing reams of classified material to his mistress.
Lawyers: Georgia waffles on execution with cloudy drug
Georgia officials waffled on whether to proceed with an execution when the lethal injection drug was discovered to have a cloudy appearance, according to court documents, and one expert said the state's decision to postpone it was the right move.
Uprising at juvenile camp leads sheriff to call for changes
School officials insist that everything is back to normal after a riot at a juvenile rehabilitation center in rural western Nevada. But the local sheriff says the neighboring town is on edge and "at its wits' end" following the latest in a series of violent outbursts by the teenagers.
Protests on water taste, smell as city breaks tie to Detroit
Less than an hour's drive from one of Earth's great fresh water sources, some people in Flint are searching for a drop worth drinking.
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