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Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge....

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments....

Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now comes the big melt....

1 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash
REDDING, Calif. (AP) -- A tour bus ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 30 - six of them seriously, authorities said....

Fort Sam Houston lockdown lifted; 1 in custody
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they've taken into custody the driver of a suspicious vehicle that sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base....

Church members each get $500 to do good for world
CHICAGO (AP) -- On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone....

AP Exclusive: Letter that inspired Kerouac found
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's been called the letter that launched a literary genre - 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950....

Boy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio officer
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a playground....

New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. She seems to be throwing all the right signals....

Marijuana advocates hope Maine goes legal next
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Marijuana advocates want to finally take their legalization drive - thus far the province of western states - to the Northeast, and they say the first state to do it here might be Maine....

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