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Man accused of stealing NJ woman's car on 1st date captured

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:48

Man accused of stealing NJ woman's car on 1st date capturedAuthorities say a man who allegedly stole a Camden County woman's car during their first date last month has been captured.


AP Analysis: 5 reasons why health overhaul drama plays on

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:37

FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2012 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan speaks in Washington. Kagan called it a “never-ending saga.” President Barack Obama’s health overhaul remains a consuming issue for many Americans even as millions continue to gain insurance coverage. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health overhaul remains an all-consuming drama for many, even though millions of people are gaining insurance coverage through a law that's now 5 years old.


Bloody Sunday 50th anniversary: Thousands crowd Selma bridge

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:31

President Barack Obama, fourth from left, walks holding hands with Amelia Boynton Robinson, who was beaten during "Bloody Sunday," as they and the first family and others including Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga, left of Obama, walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala,. for the 50th anniversary of the landmark event of the civil rights movement, Saturday, March 7, 2015. At far left is Sasha Obama and at far right is former first lady Laura Bush. Adelaide Sanford also sits in a wheelchair. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Thousands of people crowded an Alabama bridge on Sunday, many jammed shoulder to shoulder, many unable to move, to commemorate a bloody confrontation 50 years ago between police and peaceful protesters that helped bring about the 1965 Voting Rights Act.


Sources: Man dead, woman shot 8 times in West Philadelphia neighbor dispute

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:31

 Man dead, woman shot 8 times in West Philadelphia neighbor disputeA man is dead and a woman is critical after a shooting in West Philadelphia that sources tell Action News stemmed from a dispute between neighbors.


Man killed, woman wounded in shooting near I-495

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:28

Man killed, woman wounded in shooting near I-495A man was found fatally shot inside of a vehicle along with an injured woman near I-495 in Minequadale, Delaware.


Man wounded in Mayfair gas station shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:21

Man wounded in Mayfair gas station shootingPolice are investigating a shooting at a gas station in Philadelphia's Mayfair section that wounded one person.


Vigil held after missing Newtown Square teen Cayman Naib found dead

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:18

Vigil held after missing Newtown Square teen Cayman Naib found deadA vigil was held in memory of Newtown Square 8th grader Cayman Naib. The teen was found dead, just days after his family reported him missing.


QB Mark Sanchez returning to Philly

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 10:34
Free agent quarterback Mark Sanchez is going back to the Philadelphia Eagles on a two-year deal with a maximum value of $16 million, $5.5 million of which is guaranteed, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Sunday.

Wrong-way crash on Route 1 in Langhorne, multiple injuries reported

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 10:14

Multiple people injured in wrong-way crash on Route 1 in LanghorneMultiple injuries have been reported in a wrong-way crash on Route 1 in Langhorne, Bucks County.


Democratic Representative Donna Edwards to seek Maryland U.S. Senate seat: Washington Post

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 10:08
U.S. Democratic Representative Donna Edwards is expected to announce on Tuesday she will seek Maryland's U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Democrat Barbara Mikulski, the Washington Post reported, citing two Democrats familiar with her plans. Fellow Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen said last week he was running to succeed Mikulski in next year's election. On Friday, he won the endorsement of U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid. Edwards, 56, the first black woman to serve in Congress from Maryland, said last week she was "seriously considering" a run for the seat.

New York City marks International Women's Day with march

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 09:53

People walk in the International Women’s Day march for gender equality and women’s rights from the United Nations to Times Square, Sunday, March 8, 2015 in New York. About 1,000 people gathered to speak up for the gender that traditionally is paid less for work and often has a smaller voice in policy decisions. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of men and women from around the world stopped traffic in midtown Manhattan on Sunday, passionately raising their voices for women's rights.


ESPN: Jeremy Maclin leaving Eagles for Chiefs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 09:51

 Jeremy Maclin leaving Eagles for ChiefsFree-agent wide receiver Jeremy Maclin plans to reunite with former coach Andy Reid in Kansas City once free agency officially begins on Tuesday, according to league sources.


10 Things to Know for Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 09:32

In this aerial view, Crowds of people move in a symbolic walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Sunday, March 8, 2015, in Selma, Ala. This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday,' a civil rights march in which protestors were beaten, trampled and tear-gassed by police at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, in Selma. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


Obama to announce training initiative for high-tech jobs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:50

U.S. President Obama speaks during a town-hall meeting with students and Columbia area youth leaders about the importance of community involvement, at Benedict College in ColumbiaPresident Barack Obama on Monday will announce a program to provide more Americans with the training needed to secure jobs in the high-technology industry, the White House said. The initiative, which Obama will detail at a National League of Cities conference in Washington, will include "collaboration with local government leaders - working with each other and with national employers - that are committed to expanding access to tech jobs in their communities," the White House statement said on Sunday. The statement added there were more than 500,000 job openings in such fields as software development and cybersecurity and that the average salary in jobs requiring information technology skills was 50 percent higher than the average private-sector job in the United States. "Helping more Americans train and connect to these jobs is a key element of the President’s middle-class economics agenda," the White House statement said.


NFL running back shot during Florida drive-by that killed man

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:48
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - New York Jets running back Chris Johnson was in stable condition in Orlando on Sunday after being shot in the shoulder in an apparent drive-by shooting that killed one of his companions, authorities said. Johnson is set to become a free agent on Tuesday after the Jets in February declined to pick up an option to extend his contract, according to NJ.com. The driver of the Jeep, Dreekius Oricko Johnson, 28, was killed. The third man in the car, Reggie Johnson, 29, also in stable condition, was shot in the shoulder, hand a leg.

Utah man pleads guilty in bomb plot against police station

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:08
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man accused of wanting to kill police officers and blow up a police station to trigger an uprising against the government has pleaded guilty to a felony charge.

Church near fatal scene remembers Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 07:33

Church near fatal scene remembers Philadelphia Police Officer Robert WilsonWorshipers united Sunday morning to help the family of slain Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III.


Woman killed in Newark hit-and-run, man charged with DUI

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 07:32

Woman killed in Newark hit-and-run, man charged with DUIPolice have charged a 21-year-old man with DUI after a deadly hit-and-run accident in Newark, Delaware.


Baby found alive in car 14 hours after crash in river

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 07:05

Baby found alive in car 14 hours after crash in riverA baby survived a car crash in a frigid Utah river after being strapped in a car seat upside-down for about 14 hours before being found by a fisherman.


US judge, wife describe his shooting outside Detroit home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 07:03

In this Oct. 29, 2009, file photo, U.S. Attorney of the Eastern District of Michigan Terrence Berg addresses the media in Detroit. Assistant Chief Steve Dolunt tells The Detroit News that Judge Terrence G. Berg was shot in the leg Thursday, March 5, 2015, near his house on the city's west side. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge who was shot as he retrieved a trash can at his Detroit home said the attack shows the city at its best and its worst.