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  • Review: 'Missoula' by Jon Krakauer

    Review: 'Missoula' by Jon Krakauer
    Nestled in an ancient glacial lake bed in the Northern Rockies, Missoula is Montana's second largest city. It's bisected by the Clark Fork, a major tributary of the Columbia River, confluent with the Bitterroot River to the southwest and Big Blackfoot...
  • Bank of America asks court to toss $1.27B fine, reject judge

    Bank of America asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to toss out a $1.27 billion fine against it, saying the case brought by the federal government after the 2008 financial crisis should never have gone to trial. The bank said in papers filed with the...
  • Woman charged with importing flakka could go to prison for 20 years

    Flakka trafficking in South Florida took a hit as Drug Enforcement Administration agents recently arrested a Palm Beach County woman suspected of dealing in the designer drug, which has been dubbed "$5 insanity." Jaime Nicole Lewis, 22, is charged...
  • Friends: Man's death after arrest reveals Baltimore dynamics

    Slight and slender at just 5-feet 8-inches and 145 pounds, 25-year-old Freddie Gray was a warm, funny, generous figure in Baltimore's predominantly poor and African American Sandtown community, his friends and relatives said. The young man who died of...
  • Feds to review Tampa Police bicycle laws

    The U.S. Department of Justice will review the Tampa Police Department's enforcement of bicycle laws after a newspaper investigation found 79 percent of the agency's bike tickets go to black residents. The Tampa Bay Times investigation published showed...
  • Defense to judge: Dismiss charges against cop in 2 deaths

    The case against a Cleveland police officer on trial for the deaths of two unarmed suspects in a barrage of bullets after a high-speed chase should be dismissed, the defense argued Wednesday, saying prosecutors failed to prove the officer wrongly resorted...
  • Immigrants cautiously await hearing on Obama deportation programs

    Immigrants cautiously await hearing on Obama deportation programs
    Construction worker Jimmy Barraza came to New Orleans from Los Angeles after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to rebuild the city where he eventually married, had two children and made his home. But earlier that year Barraza, 30, had immigrated from Honduras...
  • Hogan doesn't want to 'politicize' Freddie Gray's death

    Hogan doesn't want to 'politicize' Freddie Gray's death
    Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday he would not order any further investigation into Freddie Gray's death in police custody beyond the four already under way in Baltimore. "We don't want to politicize the issue," Hogan said in an interview with The...
  • Justice Department opens probe into death of Freddie Gray

    Justice Department opens probe into death of Freddie Gray
    Officials and community leaders welcomed Tuesday the Justice Department's announcement that it is opening a criminal investigation into Freddie Gray's death in Baltimore police custody — an incident that continues to spark angry demonstrations....
  • Justice Department to probe death of man in Baltimore police custody

    Justice Department to probe death of man in Baltimore police custody
    The federal government has begun a civil rights investigation into how Freddie Gray died of a spinal injury after he was arrested in Baltimore, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday. The announcement cameĀ a day after city officials promised an open...
  • Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration action

    Federal appeals judges on Friday peppered lawyers on both sides with questions in a fight over President Barack Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel held a special hearing in a closely...