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  • Rallies held against states' push to control US lands
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:41 pm
    Several hundred people gathered Monday at rallies in Utah and Nevada to demonstrate their opposition to efforts by some Western states to seize control of federal lands.
  • Official: Man on most-wanted terror list detained in Somalia
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:41 pm
    A U.S. law enforcement official says a former taxi driver from northern Virginia included on the FBI's list of most-wanted terrorists has been detained in Somalia.
  • Feds want boat panels brought to court to show Tsarnaev note
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:40 pm
    Prosecutors want panels of the boat in which Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found hiding to be brought to court to show jurors what they say is his written confession, but his lawyers want them to see the entire bullet-ridden boat.
  • New Mexico students join others in nation against new tests
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:28 pm
    New assessment tests that have angered parents and teachers across the nation prompted walkouts Monday by hundreds of high school students in New Mexico who had been set to take the exams.
  • Suspect declared 'Heil Hitler!' after Jewish site shootings
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:28 pm
    A man accused of fatally shooting three people at Jewish sites in Kansas declared "Heil Hitler!" and asked how many Jews he had killed after the attacks, a police officer testified Monday during a hearing in which the man's apology to some survivors was rejected.
  • Jury deciding life or death for Jodi Arias return Tuesday
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:28 pm
    Jurors deciding whether convicted murderer Jodi Arias should get the death penalty or life in prison for killing her boyfriend will resume deliberations Tuesday.
  • Area of police shooting long a haven for the destitute
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:28 pm
    The Skid Row section of Los Angeles, where police officers fatally shot a homeless man on Sunday during a fierce struggle captured on video, is notorious as one of the nation's most gritty and depressing areas.
  • Ebola survivor leaves US after recovery to return to Africa
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:24 pm
    An American missionary who survived the Ebola virus is returning to the West African country where she was infected last year.
  • Sex offender who fled Canada for Seattle arrested in rape
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:09 pm
    A high-risk sex offender who fled Canada for Seattle is being held on $1 million bail after authorities charged him with raping a 69-year-old woman.
  • Federal judge blocks Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:08 pm
    Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban was thrown into question Monday alongside those in three nearby states that are set for a hearing before a federal appeals court.
  • Well-liked photo teacher found dead in California classroom
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:04 pm
    A Southern California teacher who committed suicide by hanging in her classroom was a well-liked 31-year-old photography instructor, authorities said Monday.
  • Fiery crash kills 4, closes highway in Jacksonville, Florida
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 4:00 pm
    A tractor-trailer slammed into an SUV from behind, causing a fiery crash that killed four people and shut down southbound lanes of an Interstate highway perimeter around Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Southern California man charged with raping teen over 5 days
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 3:56 pm
    Southern California authorities have arrested a man they allege kidnapped a 16-year-old New York girl and raped her over five days in a recreational vehicle.
  • Contractor: Texas inmates in uprising wanted transfer
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 3:52 pm
    A private contractor that operates a Texas prison where inmates set fires and caused significant damage after taking over part of the facility says prisoners orchestrated the uprising to get transferred.
  • Hernandez prosecutors want jury told about Florida shooting
    Associated Press | March 02, 2015 3:48 pm
    Prosecutors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez asked the judge Monday to let them tell jurors about his involvement in a friend's shooting in Florida, saying it contradicts the argument his defense team has presented: He would not shoot a friend.