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US seeking death penalty in Charleston church massacre case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday....

Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in sex case
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- She called him "Mr. Cosby" and considered him a trusted friend and mentor....

Father sought after boy killed in mother's arms in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- An 8-month-old boy was shot to death in his mother's arms Tuesday, and the suspected shooter - the boy's father - remained at large, St. Louis police said....

The Latest: 2 siblings safe after St. Louis infant shooting
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Latest on the St. Louis shooting death of an 8-month-old boy and the search for his father, the suspected gunman (all times local):...

Baylor says 'Ken Starr is president' amid speculation
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Baylor University and its president faced mounting pressure Tuesday over how the school has handled reports of rape and assault by football players, and the Texas university said its governing board was still considering the results of an internal investigation into the matter....

Native groups protest planned French auction of artifacts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Native American leaders are protesting the latest plan by a Paris auction house to sell off part of their tribal history, and their demand for the return of their ceremonial objects is getting bipartisan support....

Feds: 5 arrested, accused of scam posing as IRS agents
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Treasury Department has arrested five people in Miami accused of posing as IRS agents in telephone calls and demanding immediate payment of overdue taxes, a scheme that netted them an estimated $2 million, a top official said Tuesday....

Police find bodies believed to be missing Washington couple
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- For six weeks, authorities said a missing Washington state couple had been slain. Prosecutors had charged two brothers with their murder....

After delay, solar plane will fly from Ohio to Pennsylvania
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- After a delay to check for possible damage, a solar-powered airplane will take off Wednesday for its planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania....

About 500 attend funeral for slain 11-year-old Houston boy
HOUSTON (AP) -- About 500 mourners filled a Houston church to capacity Tuesday for the funeral for an 11-year-old boy who was stabbed to death as he walked home from school....

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