Prosecutors in Kansas rested their case on Thursday in the murder trial of a white supremacist after playing a recorded call in which he expressed surprise the three people fatally shot outside two Jewish centers last year were not Jewish. Frazier Glenn Cross, 74, a former senior member of the Ku Klux Klan who is representing himself, could be sentenced to death if convicted of murdering the three people in April 2014 in suburban Kansas City, Missouri. Cross has pleaded not guilty to all the charges but has said several times in court that he is the killer.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is trying to disentangle itself from another controversy over Medicare coverage. Amputees are protesting this time, fearing they'll be denied the latest technology for artificial legs and feet.
By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Of all the areas near New Orleans blasted by Hurricane Katrina, none was harder hit than St. Bernard Parish, a low-lying coastal stretch southeast of the city, once known for its small fishing villages and thriving seafood industry. The full force of Katrina's 125-mile-an-hour winds and a 20-foot-high wall of water slammed the parish in August 2005, killing 127 residents and all but destroying its 25,000 homes. Considering the devastation, St. Bernard has made an impressive recovery: its population has grown to 44,000, about two-thirds of its 2005 size, according to a 2014 census estimate, and housing units now total 17,000.
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CINCINNATI (AP) — An attorney for a University of Cincinnati policeman who fatally shot a driver he stopped over a missing front license plate is asking the court to move the officer's murder trial elsewhere.