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Woman killed in New York crash was anthropologist in Pacific

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 23:24
LAGRANGE, N.Y. (AP) — A 57-year-old woman killed in a crash last week on a New York road was a well-known anthropologist and activist in Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific.

US Capitol flags lowered in memory of Tennessee victims

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 23:09

US Capitol flags lowered in memory of Tennessee victimsThe flags at the U.S. Capitol have been lowered to half-staff to honor the five service members killed in Chattanooga, Tennessee, last week.


Baltimore judge tosses request on evidence in Freddie Gray death case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 23:08

Resident of the neighborhood where Freddie Gray was arrested and where residents rioted over his death in April walks past an abandoned building in West BaltimoreState's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, who is prosecuting six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, had wanted a Circuit Court hearing to argue for a protective order barring release of evidence. The death of Gray, a 25-year-old black man, from a spinal injury suffered in police custody triggered protests and rioting. Mosby said she was concerned that defense lawyers would leak only evidence that supported their clients' defense, jeopardizing the chance for a fair trial.


Police: Mom leaves kids at Texas mall food court to go to job interview

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 23:07

 Mom leaves kids at Texas mall food court to go to job interviewA mother is accused of leaving her children alone in a Houston mall food court so she could attend a job interview


PHOTOS: 2013 Center City building collapse

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 22:34

 2013 Center City building collapseA building collapse in Center City back in June, 2013 left six people dead.


Ohioan again seeks same-sex divorce; 1st request was undone

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 22:32
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman whose request for a same-sex divorce in Ohio was mistakenly granted and then denied by a judge is seeking a redo months later, after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling on gay marriage.

Tractor trailer overturns off ramp from Pa. Turnpike to Blue Route

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 22:19

Tractor trailer overturns off ramp from Pa. Turnpike to Blue RouteMontgomery County authorities are on the scene of an overturned tractor trailer on a ramp from the Pennsylvania Turnpike to the Blue Route.


16-month-old boy killed by Pennsylvania dad's vehicle

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 22:02

16-month-old boy killed by Pennsylvania dad's vehicleState police are trying to determine how a northeastern Pennsylvania man ran over his 16-month-old son near their home.


Homeland Security chief: No more personal email on work computer

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 21:45

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies before a House Judiciary committee hearing on Capitol Hill in WashingtonHomeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Tuesday that he stopped using his desktop computer at work to check personal email because it posed a security risk. "There are some security risks that have been raised concerning that so I'm suspending that," Johnson said at a Politico breakfast forum. "Probably should have done it sooner." Johnson said he did not conduct department business on the personal email account.


Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes San Francisco Bay Area

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 21:41
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has rattled the San Francisco Bay Area, but no injuries or property damage is reported.

Cops: Mom under influence at drive-thru with 2-year-old son

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 21:39
COLLINGDALE, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania woman has been jailed on charges she was under the influence of an anti-anxiety drug at a Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru with her 2-year-old son in the car.

Pedestrian struck and killed by truck in New Castle, Del.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 21:19

Pedestrian struck and killed by truck in New Castle, Del.A pedestrian has been struck and killed in New Castle, Delaware.


Police: Passed out dad also put drugs in 2-year-old's cereal

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 21:16
HELLERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges that he put prescription anti-anxiety medicine in his 2-year-old daughter's cereal bowl after first snorting the drug and passing out from it.

Police: Gunshot victim dropped off at Florida Wal-Mart

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 20:34
MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Police say a shooting victim was apparently taken by a friend to a South Florida Wal-Mart instead of a hospital and left outside the store.

Report suggest US children left behind in economic recovery

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 20:04

FILE - In this April 2, 2015, file photo, Michelle Halonen, enjoying the warm day with daughters Madilyn, left, and Ellie at a park in St. Louis Park, Minn., works full time at a gas station and still struggles to support her two young daughters. A new report on child welfare that found more U.S. children living in poverty than before the Great Recession belies the fanfare of the nation's economic turnaround. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new report on child welfare that found more U.S. children living in poverty than before the Great Recession belies the fanfare of the nation's economic turnaround.


Report suggests US children left behind in economic recovery

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 20:03

Report suggest US children left behind in economic recoveryA new report on child welfare that found more U.S. children living in poverty than before the Great Recession belies the fanfare of the nation's economic turnaround. Twenty-two percent of American children ...


Mississippi authorities probe crash that killed Confederate flag advocate: reports

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 19:54

FILE - In this May 8, 2000, file photograph, Anthony Hervey holds a Confederate flag while standing underneath the Confederate monument in Oxford, Miss. The Highway Patrol says 49-year-old Hervey was killed Sunday, July 19, 2015, when his 2005 Ford Explorer left the roadway and overturned on Mississippi Highway 6 in Lafayette County. Hervey, of Oxford, has drawn attention over the years for opposing efforts to change the flag. He said he dressed in Rebel soldier garb to honor blacks who served with the Confederacy during the Civil War. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP, File)Anthony Hervey, 49, the author of "Why I wave the Confederate Flag: Written by a Black Man," died on Sunday while returning home to Oxford, Mississippi, from a Confederate flag rally in Alabama, broadcaster WMCA reported. A companion in Hervey's car told Mississippi investigators he swerved on a state highway to avoid another vehicle that had pulled alongside them, the New York Times reported. Mississippi's Clarion-Ledger newspaper said the companion told investigators it appeared they were being chased.


Report: Many factors led to deaths of 4 Houston firefighters

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 19:53
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal report says several factors contributed to the deaths of four Houston firefighters battling a fire in 2013, including the building's construction and an inadequate sprinkler system.

Sleeping infant almost hit by stray bullet

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 19:37
MARSHFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A sleeping infant in Massachusetts was nearly hit by a stray bullet after an altercation outside his family's apartment erupted in gunfire.

Classmates remember murdered Drexel grad

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 19:16

Classmates remember murdered Drexel gradMore than 100 people including many of her classmates at Drexel University gathered for a candlelight vigil to mourn Jasmine Wright and celebrate her life.