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7 Officers Hurt in Baltimore Riot Near Freddie Gray Funeral

Seven police officers have been injured in clashes in northwest Baltimore after protesters threw rocks, bricks and bottles at the officers on Monday. Earlier in the day, thousands gathered for the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died of an unexplained spinal injury while in police custody. "Our officers are working as quickly and as appropriately as they can to bring about order in the area of Mondawmin and affect arrests of the criminals who violently and without provocation attacked our police officers," Baltimore Police Capt. Eric Kowalczyk. The clash started near the Mondawmin Mall and spread out over he Liberty Heights area as a line of police officers pushed them back. Kowalczyk declined to speculate on the cause of the unrest but said they received a threat Monday morning they determined to be credible. Read »
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Colo. Theater Massacre: Trial Starts for Gunman

A prosecutor declared Monday that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or biological warfare before settling on a shooting so that he could inflict more "collateral damage." "Meticulous" was the word Holmes used twice during the exams, District Attorney George Brauchler said, marking the start of a long-awaited, lengthy and emotionally wrenching trial to determine if he'll be executed, spend his life in prison, or be committed to an institution as criminally insane. The former neuroscience student has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to murdering 12 people and wounding 70 at a midnight "Batman" premiere nearly three years ago. Read »
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"Good Kid": Lawyer Pleads for Tsarnaev's Life

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By Michael Rodio

PHOTOS: Protests in Baltimore Over Death of Freddie Gray

Protests turned violent again on Monday as demonstrators started throwing bricks... See Full Gallery »

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Woman Finds Two-Way Mirror in Illinois Bar's Bathroom

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM

How to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 5:33 AM

It was a sound like thunder.... It was really shaking shaking shaking.  

— Shristi Mainali a 21-year-old nursing student in Kathmandu, Nepal, describing Saturday's 7.9-magnitude earthquake there.
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By Michael Rodio

PHOTOS: Deadly Earthquake Rocks Nepal

A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, killing hundreds... See Full Gallery »

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3 Gangs Working to "Take Out" Cops: Baltimore PD

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