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    Crowds mourn killing of Boris Nemtsov, outspoken Putin critic

    MOSCOW — Crowds of people, some with tears in their eyes, flocked Saturday to the spot on a bridge in the shadow of the Kremlin where prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov was shot dead hours earlier, in what appeared to be a targeted killing. The fatal shooting of the former Russian deputy prime minister sparked […]

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    Autopsy report released in Denver police shooting death of teen Jessie Hernandez

    DENVER — Autopsy results released Friday show Denver police shot 17-year-old Jessie Hernandez three times during their confrontation with her in an alley last month. Police say she was driving a stolen car and attempted to run them down when they shot and killed her. The autopsy report says one bullet hit Hernandez, causing two separate […]

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    Russian opposition leader shot dead in Moscow

    MOSCOW — Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was killed Friday night after he was shot seven or eight times from a car on a bridge he was walking across, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation said in a statement Saturday. He was deputy prime minister in the late 1990s under President Boris Yeltsin and had […]

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    JonBenet Ramsey case: 9 things former Boulder police chief revealed on Internet

    DENVER — It’s easy to feel a little sad for Mark Beckner, the former Boulder, Colorado, police chief and Reddit newbie who did an Ask Me Anything segment this weekend, unaware that his answers were accessible to the entire world. Beckner was the police chief during the JonBenet Ramsey case. Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet was […]

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    Email reveals principal coached on grade changes

    DENVER — A grade changing scandal at a Denver high school continues to grow more serious. Records obtained by FOX31 Denver’s investigative team shed new light on why the Denver Public Schools might suddenly be calling for an outside expert to review what happened. Last week we first introduced you to a former teacher who […]

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    2 corrections deputies assaulted by Larimer County Jail inmate

    WARNING: This story may be disturbing or graphic to some readers.   FT. COLLINS, Colo. — Two Larimer County Sheriff’s Office corrections deputies were assaulted by an inmate, last Friday. Larimer County Officer David Moore said, jail supervisors decided to move inmate William Scott Pettigrew to a more secure housing assignment after he damage the […]

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    Why is FDA dropping ball on ‘superbug’?

    NEW YORK — Last week, UCLA Medical Center notified 179 patients that it had potentially exposed them to a fearsome “superbug,” and urged them to get tested. The hospital accidentally infected seven people in procedures involving specialized endoscopes, called duodenoscopes, that proved difficult to thoroughly clean. Two of the people died. The “superbug” at issue […]

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    Supreme Court to hear 401(k) fee case that could give retirement savers a boost

    WASHINGTON — Retirement savers soon might get a boost from the U.S. Supreme Court. On Tuesday, the country’s highest court will hear arguments in a case that revolves around the investment fees paid by 401(k) plan participants. In the initial class-action lawsuit, Tibble v. Edison, participants in the 401(k) plan sponsored by California-based utility Edison […]


    Early consumption might prevent peanut allergy, study suggests

    BOSTON — Parents who have children with food allergies know all too well about the headaches in keeping their lives “nut-free.” But a study suggests peanut allergy can be prevented at a young age by embracing peanuts, not avoiding them. Eating peanut products as a baby significantly reduces the risk of developing the allergy by […]

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    Oscars stage becomes political soapbox for stars

    HOLLYWOOD — Hollywood stars turned the stage into a soapbox at the Oscars on Sunday night, advocating on issues ranging from NSA surveillance to equal pay; the Voting Rights Act to immigration reform. Even before the stars hit the main event, the red carpet was tinged with political protest, with actress Reese Witherspoon taking to […]

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    Man’s death leads to discovery of new virus in Kansas

    ATLANTA — The CDC has discovered a new virus that may have contributed to a Kansas man’s death, the agency announced Friday. Named the Bourbon virus after the county where the patient lived, the virus is likely spread by tick or insect bites, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. A 50-year-old man suffered […]

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    Director Bruce Sinofsky of ‘Paradise Lost’ trilogy dies

    Oscar-nominated filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky, whose series on the “West Memphis Three” cast doubt on the murder convictions of three Arkansas teenagers, catalyzing a movement that led to their release, died Saturday, longtime collaborator Joe Berlinger said. The Emmy-award winning documentary director died in his sleep of complications from diabetes, Berlinger said. He was 58. “Bruce’s […]