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Defense raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, defense lawyers are crying foul and accusing prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury....



Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- The Trump administration makes a straightforward case for slashing $427 million in federal spending to heal ailing regional water bodies such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound: State and local governments should do the work and foot the bill....



A gunshot and a child dies: Should anyone be punished?
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Amy Pittman learned on her first day in jail to bottle up her grief....



A gunshot and a child is dead: Should anyone be punished?
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Amy Pittman learned on her first day in jail to bottle up her grief....



States rejecting bills intended to keep guns away from kids
In state after state, proposals that would create or toughen laws intended to keep kids from getting ahold of unsecured guns have stalled - caught up in a debate over whether they are effective prevention measures or just government overreach....



Alabama inmate fights to halt execution, 'won't give up'
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Tommy Arthur has had his execution postponed seven times since 2001, so many delays that victims' rights advocates derisively call him the "Houdini" of death row. He says he is innocent and is fighting for an eighth reprieve, but he is losing optimism: "They are going to kill me this time."...



Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Playboy centerfold who ignited a backlash of criticism when she secretly snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posted it online mocking the woman's body is expected to appear in court Wednesday to resolve a criminal charge....



Science Says: Whale of a mystery solved? How they got so big
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists think they have answered a whale of a mystery: How the ocean creatures got so huge so quickly....



Experts: Traveler should have drawn scrutiny before flight
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A man acted strangely long before he caused a disturbance on a plane that prompted fighter jets to accompany it to Hawaii, but a lack of communication and an airline's hesitancy to be caught on video booting a passenger could have played a role in allowing him to fly, experts say....



Same sex couple says Southwest discriminated against them
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida man says a Southwest Airlines employee refused to let him board a flight as a family with his husband, their three children and a grandparent....