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Pope Prays for Ukraine's Dead, Urges Dialogue VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has called for "constructive dialogue" between Ukraine's authorities and its people, urging all to renounce violence in the upheaval convulsing their country...
Md. Mall Gunman Was Avid Skater, No Criminal Past
BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Police say they have found the Maryland mall gunman's journal and it expresses some general unhappiness, but they say they still are not sure of a motive in the shooting.
Texas Hospital to End Care for Brain-Dead Woman
NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A Texas hospital says it will follow a judge's order to remove life support from a pregnant, brain-dead woman.
State of Union: A Speech Its Writers Love to Hate
NANCY BENAC, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama stands before Congress on Tuesday night, there will be little hint of the cram-it-in, squeeze-it-out dynamic that went into the making of his State of the Union address...
Wanted Man Arrested After Falling Through Ceiling
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man wanted by Colorado authorities is in custody after he fell through a ceiling while being chased by police and took refuge in a bathroom.
Judge: Remove Life Support for Pregnant Woman
NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge has ordered a Texas hospital to remove life support for a pregnant, brain-dead woman.
University of Texas to Get $60M Gift
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Houston-based Mulva Family Foundation is making a $60 million pledge to the business and engineering schools at the University of Texas in Austin.
Feds Subpoena NJ Gov. Christie’s Campaign, GOP
ANGELA DELLI SANTI, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign and the state's Republican Party committee have received subpoenas from federal prosecutors investigating allegations that his aides created traffic jams as political payback.
Palestinians Dismiss Israeli al-Qaida Plot Claim
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian security officials are dismissing Israel's claim that it broke up an al-Qaida plot to bomb the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv.
Snowden Could Use a Trial to Showcase Spy Claims
KIMBERLY DOZIER, AP Intelligence Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal experts say a trial for National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden could expose more classified information as his lawyers try to build a case in open court that the operations he exposed were illegal.