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Judge hears dispute over Martin Luther King Jr.'s Bible, Nobel medal

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 23:31

Bernice King and Martin Luther King, III attend a service on the 25th anniversary of the King Holiday in AtlantaBy David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - A legal battle between the children of the late Martin Luther King Jr. over ownership of his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and the Bible he carried with him during the civil rights movement is being heard by a judge in Atlanta on Tuesday. The feud pits King's sons, Dexter King and Martin Luther King III, against his surviving daughter, Bernice King. ...


Husband of missing Mt. Laurel woman taken into custody

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 23:24

Husband of missing Mt. Laurel woman taken into custodyPolice have taken a man in for questioning in the disappearance of his wife, a missing mother of two from Mount Laurel, New Jersey.


U.S. Supreme Court rules for homeowners over mortgage dispute

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 23:16

The Supreme Court in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of homeowners seeking to back out of mortgages when lenders are accused of failing to follow a federal “truth in lending” law.


Princeton University announces death of student on campus

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 23:16

Princeton University announces death of student on campusA 22-year-old Princeton University student was found dead in her campus residence on Monday.


Victim ID'd n vehicle crash in Milford Twp., Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 22:59

Victim ID'd n vehicle crash in Milford Twp., Pa.Police have identified the person who died following a car crash in Milford Township, Pennsylvania late Monday night.


Bad weather delays balloon crew aiming to break records

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 22:57
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An international team aiming to break two major ballooning records says the launch of its helium-filled balloon has been delayed again by bad weather.

New tax forms to fill out on health insurance coverage

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 22:47

This Aug. 21, 2014 file photo shows health care tax forms 8962, 1095-A, and 8965, in Washington. Being uninsured in America will cost you more in 2015. In 2015, all taxpayers have to report to the Internal Revenue Service for the first time whether or not they had health insurance the previous year. Most will check a box. It’s also when the IRS starts collecting fines from some uninsured people, and deciding if others qualify for exemptions. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Be prepared for the tax man to get even more personal this year — with questions about your health insurance.


Lawyers: Ex-Va. gov's appeal may take bulk of sentence

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 22:25
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers say the appeal of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption convictions could take almost as long as his two-year prison sentence itself.

5 Things to Know about Albuquerque police situation

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 22:11

FILE - This March 16, 2014 photo of an Albuquerque Police Department lapel camera still, shows a standoff with James Boyd, 38, before firing six shots at the man. Lawyers for two Albuquerque police officers say both will face charges in the March killing of Boyd a homeless camper, a shooting that generated sometimes violent protests around the city and sparked a federal investigation. (AP Photo/Albuquerque Police Department, File)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque Police Department has been roiled by a series of police shootings since 2010, many of them deadly. The controversy reached a peak last year after officers shot and killed a mentally ill homeless man carrying two small knives, resulting in sometimes violent protests.


Ohio State wins championship 42-20 over Oregon

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 21:59

Ohio State wins championship 42-20 over OregonOhio State can add the newest version of the national championship trophy to a case that already has a bunch of the old ones.


5-year-old sitting in school bus driver's seat causes crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 21:25
MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — Police said a New Hampshire school bus driver allowed her 5-year-old son to sit in the driver's seat with the bus running and the boy put it in reverse, sideswiping cars and crashing into a carport.

4 men mourned as fear grips San Francisco neighborhood

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 21:21
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The residents of a neighborhood plagued by gang violence came together to mourn the killings of four young men shot dead as they sat inside a stolen car.

What's next after South Dakota gay marriage ban struck down

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 20:49

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2014 file photo, same-sex marriage supporters rally outside the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Sioux Falls, S.D. A federal judge on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 declared South Dakota's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, but stayed the decision pending appeal. (AP Photo/The Argus Leader, Jay Pickthorn, File) NO SALESSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge in South Dakota has ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional, but the decision doesn't mean gay couples can immediately wed.


Bulgaria arrests Frenchman linked to Charlie Hebdo attackers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 20:10

Bulgaria arrests Frenchman linked to Charlie Hebdo attackersBulgarian authorities said Tuesday they have arrested a French citizen believed to have links to one of the Kouachi brothers, while in Paris President Francois Hollande led an homage to three slain police officers.


Driver injured after oil truck crashes in Cherry Hill, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 19:19

Driver injured after oil truck crashes in Cherry Hill, N.J.A driver was injured after losing control of a home oil delivery truck and crashing on I-295 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey early Tuesday morning.


Multi-alarm fire breaks out at Penn Station in New York Citty

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 19:06

Multi-alarm fire breaks out at Penn Station in New York CittyFirefighters battled an early morning blaze at New York's Penn Station in midtown Manhattan.


Multi-alarm fire breaks out at Penn Station in New York Citty

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 19:06

Multi-alarm fire breaks out at Penn Station in New York CittyFirefighters battled an early morning blaze at New York's Penn Station in midtown Manhattan.


2 injured in icy road crash in Berks Co.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 18:58

2 injured in icy road crash in Berks Co.Police say two drivers were taken to the hospital after a crash on icy roads in Ruscombmanor Township, Pennsylvania late Monday night.


2 injured in icy road crash in Berks Co.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 18:58

2 injured in icy road crash in Berks Co.Police say two drivers were taken to the hospital after a crash on icy roads in Ruscombmanor Township, Pennsylvania late Monday night.


1 dead in vehicle crash in Milford Twp., Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 18:23

1 dead in vehicle crash in Milford Twp., Pa.Police say one person is dead following a car crash in Milford Township, Pennsylvania late Monday night.