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Surviving Inmate's DNA Found Near Where Other Escapee Killed

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 03:17
It was found about a mile from where one of the convicts was killed.

Richmond man charged with vandalizing Confederate monument

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 01:51
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond man has been charged with vandalizing a monument honoring Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

Maryland governor starts chemotherapy for lymphoma

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 01:47
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he has begun chemotherapy treatments for an aggressive form of cancer.

AP News Guide: Oregon weed legal soon, but not legally sold

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 01:01

File--In this Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, supporters for the legalization of marijuana celebrate at the Measure 91 party at Holocene night club in Portland, Ore. Last November, Oregon voted to make recreational marijuana legal as of July 1, 2015. (Madeline Stone/The Oregonian via AP, file) MANDATORY CREDITPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Come Wednesday, the pot stashes in Oregon are legal — up to 8 ounces. So is the homegrown, up to four plants a household.


AccuWeather: Clouds, Some Sun

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 00:32

 Clouds, Some SunMeteorologist Chris Sowers says today's a much better day with the return of some sunshine and comfortable temperatures.


VIDEO: SpaceX launch ends in failure, rocket explodes

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 00:30

 SpaceX launch ends in failure, rocket explodesAn unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and the first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, still reeling from previous failed shipments.


Teen bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks in serious condition

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 00:20

FILE - In this June 14, 2015, file photo, emergency responders assist a teenage girl at the scene of a shark attack in Oak Island, N.C. Officials say a 17-year-old boy is the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast, Saturday, June 27, 2015, the second attack in as many days and the sixth attack in the past two weeks. (Steve Bouser/The Pilot, Southern Pines, N.C. via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDITWAVES, N.C. (AP) — A hospital spokeswoman says the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast arrived in critical risk of dying, but his condition has improved.


A former cop who killed shares lessons on deadly force

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 00:19

 "You only shoot if you absolutely have to." (AP Photo/Martha Irvine)LOS ANGELES (AP) — It all happened in seconds. But those brief moments would forever change life for David Klinger, a self-described "beach kid" who'd dreamt of being a police officer since he was a kid. He'd entered the Los Angeles Police Academy in 1981 with a clear motive. He wanted to try to help make life better for the people of violence-ridden south-central Los Angeles.


California 20-year-old with terminal cancer completing bucket list

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 00:11

California 20-year-old with terminal cancer completing bucket listThe family of a dying California man is hoping his cancer story will inspire people to raise money for others.


Medical pot sales to begin in Minnesota, but fight not over

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 00:06

FILE - In this Tuesday, May 5, 2015 file photo, samples of what the final Minnesota Medical Solutions medicinal cannabis will look like are displayed in Otsego, Minn. There will be no baggies of pot awaiting patients on July 1, 2-15, when Minnesota joins 21 other states in offering medical marijuana. Instead, the nation's latest medical marijuana program is a world of pill bottles and vials of marijuana-infused oil. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune,File) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — There will be no baggies of pot awaiting patients next week when Minnesota joins 21 other states in offering medical marijuana. No glass pipes, no plants to tend at home. Instead, the nation's latest medical marijuana program is a world of pill bottles and vials of marijuana-infused oil.


Huckabee Expects Civil Disobedience in Response to Gay Marriage Ruling

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 00:06
The former Arkansas governor appeared on ABC's "This Week."

Bernie Sanders Predicts He'll Win White House

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 23:56
The senator discusses presidential aspirations on ABC's "This Week"

Boy Scout killed in flooding at New Mexico ranch

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 23:29
The scout was discovered missing on Saturday morning and later discovered dead, according to a statement issued by the Philmont Scout Ranch. The boy was swept away in flood waters in the North Ponil Canyon, the New Mexico station said. The Philmont ranch was hit with heavy rainfall early on Saturday that contributed to rising streams and flooding across the property, the ranch statement said.

Swedish woman's Wall Street dream led to $850M lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 23:29

Benjamin Wey, CEO of New York Global Group, bottom left, leaves Manhattan Federal Court Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in New York. On Friday, June 26, a jury began deliberating in an $850 million lawsuit brought by a young woman who worked for Wey. Hanna Bouveng claims Benjamin Wey used his power as owner of New York Global Group to coerce her into four sexual encounters before firing her after discovering she had a boyfriend. She says he then launched a smear campaign through the Internet, depicting her falsely as a prostitute, extortionist or drug user, and wrote vicious emails to her friends and family. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)NEW YORK (AP) — She was a young woman from a tiny Swedish town who aspired to work on Wall Street. He was a married man from China who owned a Manhattan investment consulting firm. The intersection of their lives led to an $850 million lawsuit and a scurrilous civil trial involving allegations of sexual conquest, betrayal and stalking.


Missouri changes insurance requirements for eating disorders

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 23:20
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is set to be the first state in the nation to spell out the type of eating disorder treatments that insurance companies must cover, a move advocates say will ensure families have access to care for not just the physical aspect but also the underlying mental issues.

VIDEO: SpaceX launch ends in failure, rocket erupts

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 23:12

 SpaceX launch ends in failure, rocket explodesAn unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and the first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, still reeling from previous failed shipments.


Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 23:10

FILE - In this Saturday, June 27, 2015 file photo, Dan Williams, 65, of Ashville, Ala., holds a Confederate flag while standing with his daughter Bonnie-Blue Williams, 15, in front of the Alabama State Capitol building during a Confederate flag rally in Montgomery, Ala. Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling or teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of frightened politicians and nervous corporate bean counters scrambling for cover in the wake of another white-on-black atrocity? (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP, File) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT: ALBERT CESARE/THE MONTGOMERY ADVERTISERBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for fiercely defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of frightened politicians and nervous corporate bean counters scrambling for cover in the wake of another white-on-black atrocity?


VA aims to help homeless, at-risk veterans find stable jobs

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 23:00

Veteran Marine David Bowles, 56, a beneficiary of the new Veterans Assistance Homeless Veterans Community Employment Services program, is photographed, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Cincinnati. Bowles and other job-ready veterans who are homeless or on the brink of homelessness can now turn to the program for help finding the types of long-term jobs needed to sustain housing. Officially launched in June, the program offers individualized assistance for those veterans and began training individuals last year for 154 community employment coordinator positions at VA locations nationwide. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)CINCINNATI (AP) — David Bowles is excitedly making plans to move from a homeless shelter to an apartment of his own in a few weeks, thanks to a new Department of Veterans Affairs program helping homeless veterans find long-term employment.


American Al Qaeda to ISIS: No Paradise for You

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 22:55
In posthumous interview, Gadahn says AQ tried to get ISIS to release hostage.

17-Year-Old Hospitalized After NC Shark Attack

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 22:50
A teen was hospitalized after being bitten by a shark off of North Carolina's coast.