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Jury awards patient $500k after anesthesiologist mocked him

RESTON, Va. — A Virginia man was awarded $500,000 in court after being mocked and insulted by an anesthesiologist during a colonoscopy in 2013.

The Washington Post reports the Fairfax County jury ordered...

Jury awards patient $500k after anesthesiologist mocked him

RESTON, Va. — A Virginia man was awarded $500,000 in court after being mocked and insulted by an anesthesiologist during a colonoscopy in 2013.

The Washington Post reports the Fairfax County jury ordered ...

Suspect unemotional in court as victims’ families express grief, call on him to repent
Suspect unemotional in court as victims’ families express grief, call on him to repent

Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Dylann Roof was ordered held without bail on murder charges in connection with an attack on a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, that left nine African-Americans dead and reopened a...

Amtrak train derailment kills 6 people; investigation begins
Amtrak train derailment kills 6 people; investigation begins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Daylight on Wednesday revealed the destruction and devastation caused by an Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia that left at least six people dead and injured dozens more, several critically.

Some survivors had to ...

‘Lincoln never dies’ — President’s legacy resonates 150 years after his death
‘Lincoln never dies’ — President’s legacy resonates 150 years after his death

WASHINGTON — In the oak-paneled hush of the reading room overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue, Karen Needles mostly works alone — but always in good company.

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1 dead, homes destroyed in tiny Illinois town after tornado
1 dead, homes destroyed in tiny Illinois town after tornado

FAIRDALE, Ill. (AP) – A tornado hit the tiny northern Illinois town of Fairdale, killing one person, injuring seven and sweeping homes off their foundations, as part of a storm system that pummeled a large swath of the country.

A 67-year-...

Cops: Man shoots Census Bureau guard, leads police on chase
Cops: Man shoots Census Bureau guard, leads police on chase

WASHINGTON (AP) – A man kidnapped a woman, fatally shot a Census Bureau guard and led police on a car chase through Maryland and Washington, before authorities cornered him in an exchange of gunfire that left the suspect and a police officer...

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev convicted in Boston Marathon bombing
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev convicted in Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON (AP) – Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a federal jury that now must decide whether the 21-year-old former college student should be executed.

Tsarnaev folded his arms,...

White South Carolina officer charged with murder in black man's death
White South Carolina officer charged with murder in black man's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – Dramatic video that shows a white South Carolina police officer shooting a fleeing black man after a traffic stop has led authorities to file a murder charge against the officer amid public outrage over a series of deaths ...

Massive fire breaks out at GE’s Appliance Park in Louisville
Massive fire breaks out at GE’s Appliance Park in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Nearly 200 firefighters have been battling a fire at General Electric's Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky, shutting down production at the sprawling manufacturing center that employs thousands.

The fire began...

Arkansas, Indiana lawmakers race to update religion bills
Arkansas, Indiana lawmakers race to update religion bills

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Lawmakers in Arkansas and Indiana are scrambling to revise controversial religious objection measures as Republican governors in both states try to quell a growing backlash from businesses and other critics who have...

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