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Trayvon Martin's parents speak amid day of post-verdict vigils

A week after a verdict of not guilty was delivered in the George Zimmerman trial, thousands of supporters of Trayvon Martin and his family gathered across the country to press for further federal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the teen's shooting death.<p>“I’d like the world to know …

Will the Supreme Court Make an 11th-Hour Intervention in Georgia?

A mentally retarded man is scheduled to be executed next Monday, and he has an appeal pending to the Supreme Court.<p>AP<p>Unfolding in Atlanta and Washington this week is a compelling story about mental health, the Supreme Court, and capital punishment that illustrates vividly the width of the gulf that …

A Verdict but No Answer to Why Trayvon Martin Is Dead

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Trayvon Martin's death in February of last year became, as so many things do these days, a front in …

Kentucky Cops Get Death Threats After Colleague Ambushed

Kentucky cops investigating the ambush murder of a colleague have been receiving death threats including one message that warned ominously "there is …

Prevention Pill Cuts HIV Risk For Injecting Drug Users

A once-a-day pill has been proven to lower the risk of getting HIV among needle-using drug addicts, just as it does among heterosexual couples and men who have sex with men.<p>Among 2,400 injecting drug users in Bangkok, those assigned to take a daily dose of an antiviral drug Viread, or tenofovir …

Source Of Mystery $25,000 To Jesse Jackson Identified

Back in February, when federal charges were filed against former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL), we wondered about the identity of “Person F,” a …

George Zimmerman Not Screaming for Help, Two Experts Testify Today

Two forensic experts testified today that they believe the voice of someone screaming for help moments before Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was …

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FAMU Drum Major Sentenced to House Arrest in Hazing Death

One of the former Florida A&M University drum majors charged in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion was sentenced today to house arrest …

Cleveland kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro charged with murder, hundreds of rape, assault counts

Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man accused of kidnapping three girls and holding them for years in his home, has been indicted on two counts of aggravated murder and 327 other counts, including rape, kidnapping and assault, prosecutors said Friday.<p>A Cuyahoga County grand jury indicted Castro, 52, on …

Manslaughter Charges Expected for Crane Operator in Philadelphia Building Collapse

Authorities expected to file manslaughter charges against the man who was operating the crane at a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six …

Facebook and Google insist they did not know of Prism surveillance program

America's tech giants continued to deny any knowledge of a giant government surveillance programme called Prism, even as president Barack Obama …

Jury's look into Trayvon Martin's past has its limits

In the 15 months since their deadly altercation, George Zimmerman's and Travyon Martin’s pasts have been under a microscope, but recent court rulings could sharply restrict what a jury hears about any events that took place before their encounter on the fateful night.<p>Florida Circuit Judge Debra …

President Obama, Xi Jinping meet in California

Play Slideshow<p>PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—Vowing to usher in a "new model" of relations between the U.S. and China, President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping sat down together Friday in southern California for their first meeting since Xi assumed China's presidency early this year.<p>With talk …

Army suspends general for handling of sex assault case

WASHINGTON -- The Army on Friday suspended its top commander in Japan for failing to properly investigate a sexual assault allegation, an action that follows a month of increasing calls in Congress for accountability for a crisis that has affected all the services.<p>Maj. Gen. Michael Harrison, the …

Five dead, including gunman, in shooting rampage near Los Angeles

Four people were killed and five others injured Friday when a gunman clad in black went on a shooting rampage through Santa Monica, Calif., before being shot to death in the library of a community college, authorities said. A police spokesman said that investigators had concluded the gunman acted …

Usain Bolt beaten in 100 metres by American Justin Gatlin at the Diamond League Golden Gala in Rome

Justin Gatlin promised Usain Bolt “a dog fight” this summer only to be dismissed by the triple Olympic champion as someone who talks a bit too much. Now he had better start listening.<p>As 50,000 spectators at the Rome Golden Gala voiced a collective gasp when the result of Thursday night’s men’s …

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