11 kids hurt in Orlando-area day care center crash

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A vehicle crashed into a day care in an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, injuring a dozen people, 11 of them children, a Florida Highway Patrol official said. Several were reported to be “very, very serious condition,” said highway...
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Obama offers solace to nation at Fort Hood

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive for a memorial ceremony, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Fort Hood Texas, for those killed there in a shooting last week. President Barack Obama is reprising his role as chief comforter as he returns once again to a...
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20 hurt in school stabbing spree in Pennsylvania

A woman walks onto the campus of the Franklin Regional School District where several people were stabbed at Franklin Regional High School on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Murrysville, Pa., near Pittsburgh. The suspect, a male student, was taken into custody and being questioned....
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Woman convicted of shoe killing had other arrests

Ana Trujillo reacts after being found guilty of killing her boyfriend, after the jury deliberated less than two hours, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Houston. Trujillo, 45, was found guilty of fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the stiletto heel of her shoe, hitting him at least...
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Man charged with 9 contract killings in California

This undated photo provided by the Tulare County, Calif., District Attorney shows Jose Manuel Martinez. Prosecutors are calling this Central California man a contract killer and have charged him with murdering nine people in three counties. Tulare County Assistant District...
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Gay marriage’s win streak tested in higher court

Plaintiff Kate Call addresses at crowd gathered at the Utah Unites for Marriage “send-off” event Monday, April 7, 2014, in Salt Lake City. On Wednesday, April 9, 2014, a three-judge panel in Denver will become the first federal appeals court to hear arguments...
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Stabbing spree at high school leaves 20 injured

A woman walks onto the campus of the Franklin Regional School District where several people were stabbed at Franklin Regional High School on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Murrysville, Pa., near Pittsburgh. The suspect, a male student, was taken into custody and being questioned....
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Sailing family back in US with ailing baby

FILE – This undated file image provided by Sariah English shows Eric and Charlotte Kaufman with their daughters, Lyra, 1, and Cora, 3. None of the three federal agencies that helped rescue the ill 1-year-old and her family from their broken down sailboat about 900 miles off...
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Police: Pa. student flashed 2 knives, injured 20

A woman walks onto the campus of the Franklin Regional School District where several people were stabbed at Franklin Regional High School on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Murrysville, Pa., near Pittsburgh. The suspect, a male student, was taken into custody and being questioned....

NYPD commissioner: Officer died saving others

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Department Commissioner William J. Bratton says a veteran officer who succumbed to injuries he suffered while responding to a fire in an apartment building died “trying to save others.” Officer Dennis Guerra was pronounced dead...