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Midday Roundup: NYPD mourns slain young officer

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | In mourning. Thousands of uniformed police officers lined the streets of a Long Island town where New York Police Officer Brian Moore was laid to rest today.

Midday Roundup: Court rules against NSA phone records collection

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Data decision. A federal appeals court ruled today that the U.S. government’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone data exceeds limits set by Congress. The…

Midday Roundup: Germanwings co-pilot had practiced deadly maneuver

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | New crash details. French investigators said today that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz practiced a controlled descent on an earlier flight the day he…

Midday Roundup: ISIS connection unclear in Texas shooting

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Behind the scenes. The Islamic State (ISIS) has taken credit for a shooting at an anti-Islam event in Garland, Texas, on Sunday, but investigators have not…

Midday Roundup: Gunmen attack ‘Draw Muhammad’ event in Texas

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Backlash. Gunmen opened fire Sunday night outside an anti-Islam event in Garland, Texas. The two assailants wounded an unarmed security guard before being…

Midday Roundup: Freddie Gray’s death ruled a homicide

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Improper arrest. Baltimore’s chief prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, today called the death of Freddie Gray a homicide and said she had probable cause to file…

Midday Roundup: Witness claims Freddie Gray may have hurt himself

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Overheard. A prisoner in the same van said he thought Freddie Gray, who died after injuries he received in Baltimore police custody, tried to hurt himself by…

Midday Roundup: Singing hymns, convicts face Indonesian firing squad

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Joyful in death. Indonesia on Tuesday executed seven men convicted of smuggling drugs out of the country. At the last minute, the government pardoned the one…

Midday Roundup: Misery upon misery in aftermath of Nepal quake

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Buried alive. Heavy rain and snow complicated rescue efforts in Nepal today, triggering landslides and bringing fresh misery to the region still struggling to…

Midday Roundup: Baltimore seethes as Freddie Gray is laid to rest

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Laid to (un)rest. Representatives from the White House and families of police brutality victims joined mourners today at the Baltimore funeral for Freddie…

Midday Roundup: Comcast merger falls apart to the delight of Netflix

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | No deal. Cable giant Comcast confirmed today it no longer wants to buy the No. 2 company in the industry, Time Warner. If the $45.2 billion merger had gone…

Midday Roundup: U.S. kills American hostage in al-Qaeda strike

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hostage deaths. A U.S. counterterrorism strike killed two Western hostages earlier this year, the White House said today. The military did not…

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