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New York policeman involved in fatal 'chokehold' arrest stripped of badge

Officer Daniel Pantaleo, an eight-year NYPD veteran, and an officer who has been with the force for four years taken off the street after man dies in custody following arrest using 'chokehold'<p>A New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an …

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Dirt Bombs

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Baking

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Scientists strapped GoPro cameras to polar bears as part of a study into how they hunt, mate and survive in the Arctic.<p>Cuba state media is reporting …

Prince Harry

Solar panels finally back on the White House almost 30 years after Reagan removed them

Back in 2010, the Obama administration announced that it would be restoring solar panels to the roof of the White House residence. Originally, panels were installed in the late '70s during President Jimmy Carter's administration, but President Ronald Reagan removed them in 1986 because of a roof …

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Weather

California farmer locked in battle with union

SANGER, Calif. (AP) — Six months ago, workers at one of the largest fruit farms in the U.S. went to the ballot box to decide if they would continue to be represented by the United Farm Workers, which won that right two decades ago but never forged a labor contract.<p>The ballots, still uncounted by …

Catching Social Security Disability Fraudsters in the Act

<i>UPDATE: Since this story first aired on May 9, 2014, Cory Eglash was sentenced to 15 months in prison and three years of supervised release for</i> …

Corruption

Texas 93-year-old woman shot dead by officer had fired twice, says nephew

• Town officials vote to fire police officer concerned • Demonstrators marched on city hall to protest case<p>The nephew of a 93-year-old Texas woman who was shot and killed by a police officer has said his aunt fired two shots before the officer shot her.<p>On Saturday, officials in the small Central …

Invoking local rights, Utah protesters cross into federal land

A local county commissioner here frustrated with what he called overreach by the federal government led a protest ride of several dozen all-terrain vehicles into a public canyon closed off by the Bureau of Land Management.<p>"It feels great," said San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman after he rode …

Forests