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February 28, 2018 RSS feed / News

Women no longer face homicide charges in Uniontown shooting

Two Uniontown women are no longer facing charges in connection with the death of city man during an alleged drug robbery gone wrong.  Fayette County District Attorney’s office on Monday withdrew criminal homicide charges against Megan Mari More...

Student protests resonate with Columbine shooting survivors

DENVER (AP) — Patrick Neville was outside, sneaking off to smoke with friends, and avoided the outburst of gunfire at Columbine High School nearly two decades ago, but he did not dodge the heartbreak. More...

Judge tosses lawsuit challenging federal pot laws as unconstitutional

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit challenging federal laws criminalizing marijuana as unconstitutional, saying that the five plaintiffs had failed to pursue changes in the drug’s legal status by first attempting to go through the More...

Report: Anti-Semitic incidents soar in 2017

The Anti-Defamation League is reporting a 57 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. More...

Dubai closes case on Indian actress, calls her death an accident

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai investigators on Tuesday closed the case into the death last weekend of Indian movie icon Sridevi, calling it an accidental drowning.  The 54-year-old Sridevi, who was known by only one name, drowne More...

Trump administration family planning strategy is under fire

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration has adopted a new strategy for how it issues tens of millions of dollars in federal family-planning grants, giving preference to groups that stress abstinence and making it harder for Planned Parenthood More...

Study: U.S. inequality persists 50 years after landmark report

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Barriers to equality pose threats to democracy in the U.S. More...

Box office study finds diverse audiences drive blockbusters

NEW YORK (AP) — Just as “Black Panther” is setting records at the box office, a new study finds that diverse audiences are driving most of the biggest blockbusters and many of the most-watched hits on television.  More...

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