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California Regulators Adopt Unprecedented Water Restrictions

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Saying state officials and residents simply haven't done enough to curb water use, California regulators unanimously approved unprecedented water restrictions on Tuesday.

The AP reports:

"The State Water Resources Control Board approved rules that force cities to limit watering on public property, encourage homeowners to let their lawns ...

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One Chart That Explains A Big Issue Behind Baltimore Protests

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

When you talk to the people of west Baltimore, you'll hear a lot about how bleak the future looks for the children from that part of the city. The protests were certainly driven by the issue of policing, but they were also informed by the tough economic conditions of ...

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Obama Nominates Marine General As Next Joint Chiefs Chairman

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

(Updated at 12:09 p.m. ET.)

President Obama has nominated Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. as the country's next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Speaking at the White House, Obama praised Dunford as one of the most admired officers in the military.

Dunford, 59, is currently the commandant ...

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ISIS Claims Credit For Shooting In Garland, Texas

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

The self-declared Islamic State is taking credit for a thwarted attack on a Muhammad drawing contest in Garland, Texas.

According to SITE, a company that monitors jihadist groups, ISIS took credit for the attack in the latest edition its al-Bayan news bulletin. The group identified the two suspects ...

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Police: Suspects In Muhammad Cartoon Contest Attack Came Out Shooting

Monday, May 04, 2015

(This post was last updated at 7:51 p.m. ET.)

Two suspects jumped out of a dark-colored vehicle and began firing assault rifles on Sunday at the site of a contest where participants drew the Prophet Muhammad.

A security officer was wounded; his injuries are not life threatening, officials said.

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5 Things To Know About The Organizers Of Muhammad Cartoon Contest

Monday, May 04, 2015

After two gunmen opened fire at the site of a Muhammad cartoon drawing contest Sunday night in Garland, Texas, the American Freedom Defense Initiative, which organized the event, is once again in the spotlight.

Here are five things you should know about the group.

1. Anti-Islam or pro-free speech? ...

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New British Princess Is Given A Name

Monday, May 04, 2015

The new British princess, the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, has been given a name:

As we reported, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was born Saturday and weighed in at 8 pounds, 3 ounces. She is fourth in line to the throne, behind grandfather Prince Charles, dad Prince ...

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Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina Announces She's Running For President

Monday, May 04, 2015

Carly Fiorina, the former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, says she will seek the Republican nomination for the 2016 presidential contest.

Fiorina made the announcement on ABC's Good Morning America and later via a simple tweet.

"I am running for president," Fiorina tweeted.

Fiorina joins an already crowded field of ...

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U.S. Marines Arrive In Nepal To Aid Earthquake Victims

Monday, May 04, 2015

United States Marines have arrived in Nepal, where a 7.8 magnitude earthquake late last month killed more than 7,000 people.

Reporting from Katmandu, NPR's Julie McCarthy says that Brig. Gen. Paul Kennedy, the commanding general of the III Marine Expeditionary Brigade stationed in Okinawa, Japan, tells her the Marines came ...

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Timeline: What We Know About The Freddie Gray Arrest

Friday, May 01, 2015

Over the past few weeks, the mystery of how Freddie Gray suffered a fatal injury to his spine began unraveling.

Gray died on April 19, 2015, a week after he was arrested by police. His death sparked daily protests in west Baltimore that boiled over into riots earlier this ...

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Baltimore Mayor: 'No One Is Above The Law In Our City'

Friday, May 01, 2015

"I was sickened and heartbroken by the statement of charges that we heard today, because no one in our city is above the law. Justice must apply to all of us equally."

That's what Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said this afternoon in response to the news that the state's attorney ...

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FSU Quarterback Jameis Winston Picked First In NFL Draft

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers chose Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston as their first-round pick in the NFL draft on Thursday.

Winston was awarded the Heisman trophy in 2013 just nine days after a prosecutor declined charge him over allegations that he raped a female student at Florida State.

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Bill That Would Curb NSA's Bulk Collection Of Phone Data Advances In House

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A bill that would end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone data has advanced in the House, when the Judiciary Committee voted 25-2 in favor of the USA Freedom Act.

The bill would also curb a few other NSA activities that came into the spotlight after ...

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders Jumps Into The Presidential Race

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Bernie Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont, tells the AP and USA Today that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.

Sanders, a socialist and a liberal darling, is a long-shot candidate but is expected to pull front-runner Hillary Clinton left.

Here's how The Washington ...

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Lawyer Says Activist Arrested On Live TV In Baltimore Is OK, Healthy

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Last night on live television a well-known activist was arrested by authorities in Baltimore when he stayed on the streets past the 10 p.m. curfew.

It was a highly orchestrated arrest. A tactical vehicle moved in front of the cameras, just as police made a move:

Joseph Kent, 21, became ...

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In Baltimore, A Different Historic Moment: A Fan-less Baseball Game

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

History was made in Baltimore today: The Orioles played in what the league says is the first Major League Baseball game to be closed to the public.

That meant that players came on the field to no cheers and a home run was marked by the crack of a bat ...

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A Scene From Baltimore: This Is 'Not A Carnival'

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Whether it seemed appropriate or not, today parts of Baltimore seemed to be swept up in a carnival atmosphere.

This morning, as the sun began to make its way across the horizon, several demonstrators set up a drum circle and they danced. Others gave away water and food, and dozens ...

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Baltimore Riots: 'This Is A Dead Neighborhood'

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Glass lay smashed on the sidewalk. The owner of Wonder Land Liquors just stared at the inside of her store in shock.

Everything was gone. All the liquor had been looted; the shelves had been tipped over and most of the glass was broken.

Bonnie Smith, who lives in the ...

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On The Streets Of Baltimore, Trying To Understand The Anger

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

In the early morning, as the cold set in, Anaya Maze stood next to the charred remains of a CVS store.

Holding a sign, she was the only protester left in front of a line of police officers dressed in riot gear. She is petite. Still, she faced the police ...

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Amid Riots, Maryland Governor Will Deploy National Guard To Baltimore

Monday, April 27, 2015

(This post was last updated at 11:40 p.m. ET.)

A day of mourning gave way to an evening of riots and looting in Baltimore on Monday, where Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and deployed the National Guard.

Just hours after Freddie Gray's funeral, hundreds of demonstrators took ...

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