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By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Spring arrives in the winter-weary U.S. Northeast on Friday but the weather forecast was for more of the same: another half-foot of snow for parts of the region, prompting widespread flight cancellations and early school dismissals. Show More Summary
Dozens are dead after three bombers hit a pair of mosques crowded with worshippers, officials say.
Thousands of sky gazers flocked to remote islands for a chance to see a total solar eclipse.
(Reuters) - A Border Patrol agent in Washington state fatally shot a person on Thursday who was suspected of crossing the U.S.-Canada border illegally and attacking the officer, officials said. The shooting occurred around 2:30 p.m. local time near Sumas, Washington, according to a statement from U.S. Show More Summary
A San Francisco police officer involved in a scandal over racist and homophobic text messages allegedly sent by four officers has resigned, officials said on Thursday. The San Francisco police department confirmed on Thursday night that Michael Robison had stepped down, but was unable to provide additional details. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - An Ohio man freed last year after spending 39 years in jail for a murder he did not commit will receive roughly $1 million from the state for his wrongful imprisonment, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on Thursday. The paper said an Ohio Court of Claims judge ordered that the sum be paid to Ricky Jackson, the longest-held U.S. Show More Summary
t'll be difficult for the NCAA tournament to top the last-possession magic of Thursday's 16 games.
Even though most people around the world won't be able to see Friday's total solar eclipse in person, anyone with an Internet connection can watch it live online thanks to two webcasts featuring the cosmic event. The March 20 total solar...Show More Summary
Jeb Bush delivered a speech via Meerkat, the live-streaming app that’s been predicted to change the 2016 election.
The judge argued there wasn't a good enough reason to release the secret information.
By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An organization for former U.S. prisoners of the Japanese and a Korean-American forum say Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should only be invited to address the U.S. Congress during an expected visit to Washington if he acknowledges Japan's World War Two past. Show More Summary
Joseph Clancy pushed back on any suggestion that his agency deliberately erased surveillance video.
Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla met with President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday as part of a goodwill tour of the United States. Obama and the Prince of Wales chatted amiably in front of reporters and television cameras while the Duchess of Cornwall sat smiling on a couch nearby. Show More Summary
By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy pledged on Thursday to get tough on his agency for keeping quiet about officers allegedly driving drunk on White House grounds, but he also knocked down reports that the incident involved a collision or that agents purposely deleted surveillance video of it. Show More Summary
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona ex-convict appeared in court on Thursday accused of killing one person and wounding five others in a shooting rampage that began at a motel in suburban Phoenix and ended with his capture four hours later. Show More Summary
By Daniel Lovering FALL RIVER, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez was "on edge" and aggressive at a Boston nightclub two nights before prosecutors say he killed another football player, a witness told jurors at his murder trial on Thursday. Show More Summary
California Governor Jerry Brown and top lawmakers on Thursday announced a $1 billion emergency legislative package to deal with the state's devastating, multiyear drought. The state is entering a fourth year of record-breaking drought that has prompted officials to sharply reduce water supplies to farmers and impose strict conservation measures statewide.
The arrest of Martese Johnson, 20, sparks campus protests and claims of police brutality.
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The Boston Marathon bombing trial jury on Thursday saw the remains of a pressure-cooker bomb that prosecutors say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hurled at police during a gunfight four days after the bombing, a device an FBI agent described as similar to the twin bombs set off at the race. Show More Summary
A Pentagon official who sought to move military judges to Guantanamo Bay to speed up slow-moving trials of al Qaeda suspects is resigning, the Defense Department has said. Retired Marine Corps Major General Vaugh Ary, who sparked a judicial rebellion as overseer of military tribunals at the U.S. Show More Summary