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A firefighter walks away from a debris pile from collapsed buildings in the East Village neighborhood of New York, Friday, March 27, 2015. Authorities say two people are unaccounted for following an apparent gas explosion that leveled three buildings in the East Village neighborhood of New York. Preliminary evidence suggested a gas explosion amid plumbing and gas work inside the building was to blame.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Painstaking search continues after NYC blast, but hope dims

Searching with hands and dogs through scoops of rubble from three apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, emergency workers painstakingly looked for signs of two missing people Saturday, though authorities acknowledged the chances were slim. Meanwhile, investigators worked to piece together exactly what caused the blast Thursday that ...

Emergency personnel work at the site of a collision between and Expo Line commuter train and a vehicle near downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Firefighters say nearly two dozen people suffered injuries, mostly minor. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Irfan Khan) MANDATORY CREDIT: LOS ANGELES TIMES, IRFAN KHAN; NO FORNS; NO SALES; MAGS OUT; ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER OUT; LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS OUT; INLAND VALLEY DAILY BULLETIN OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT, TV OUT

LA light rail train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt

A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser injuries. The Metro Expo Line train was heading east toward downtown shortly before 11 ...

Indiana State Representative Christina Hale addresses the crowd during the rally. Thousands of opponents of Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, gathered on the lawn of the Indiana State House to rally against that legislation Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people. Since Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed the bill into law Thursday, Indiana has been ...

Indiana governor supports clarifying religious objection law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people. In an interview Saturday with the Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/1MhuY1d), the Republican governor said he's been in discussions with ...

Investigators work near the scene of a shooting on Friday, March 27, 2015, in Boston. Boston's police commissioner says a decorated officer remains in critical condition in a medically induced coma after being shot in the face Friday night when gang unit officers stopped a car. Commissioner William Evans said Saturday morning that 34-year-old Officer John Moynihan was struck just below his right eye and the bullet remains lodged below his right ear.  (AP Photo/The Boston Herald, Jim Michaud)  BOSTON GLOBE OUT; METRO BOSTON OUT; MAGS OUT; ONLINE OUT

Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face

A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face by a man with several gun convictions during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, the city's police commissioner said. Officer John Moynihan, 34, ...

Ellen Pao, center, walks to Civic Center Courthouse in San Francisco, Friday, March 27, 2015. The jury are due back in court on Friday in Pao's lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao says the firm discriminated against her because she was a woman and then retaliated by denying her a promotion and firing her when she complained about gender bias. Kleiner Perkins denies the allegations. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict

A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite technology and venture capital firms. Though Ellen Pao lost her lawsuit ...

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7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party

Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder. Multiple 911 calls flooded in just before 1 a.m., reporting the shootings at the house ...

FILE - In this image taken from video and provided by abc15.com on Feb. 26, 2015,  a Maricopa County Sheriff's vehicle tries to herd two quick-footed llamas as they dash in and out of traffic before they were captured  in Sun City, Ariz.  The llamas that became a social media sensation running around the Phoenix suburb last month are saying goodbye to the spotlight. Owners Bub Bullis and Karen Freund say Kahkneeta and Laney, whose televised dash mesmerized the Internet and Sun City residents, will likely be making their last public appearance Saturday, March 28 at a Phoenix race track.  (AP Photo/abc15.com) MANDATORY CREDIT.

'Llama drama' owners say USDA draws line against appearances

The llamas that became a social media sensation running around a Phoenix-area retirement enclave last month are saying goodbye to the spotlight with one last event Saturday. Kahkneeta (kah-NEE'-tah) and Laney, whose televised dash mesmerized the Internet and Sun City residents, will likely be making their final public appearance at ...

In this Dec. 15, 2014 photo, Stacy Crites, right, a nurse on campus at the University of Washington's Hall Health Primary Care Center in Seattle, takes the temperature of Kandice Joyner, left, a junior studying archeology, during a routine check-up. An unintended side-effect of federal health care reform is leading colleges across the country to transition out of the health insurance business. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Colleges getting out of health insurance business

The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Experts are divided on whether this change will be good or bad for students. Some call it an inevitable result of health care reform and a money-saver for students since insurance ...

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval stands on the front steps of the historic Fallon Old Post Office after speaking at the grand opening of Young Entrepreneurs Collective in Fallon, Nev. on Friday, March 27, 2015.   Long before Sen. Harry Reid announced his retirement, much of the speculation surrounding who might challenge him in 2016 centered on Sandoval who won his election overwhelmingly in November.  (AP Photo/Lance Iversen)

Popular Nevada governor looms over fight for Reid seat

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada, where a popular Republican governor appears reluctant to change jobs and the pending loss of Reid's clout in Washington is causing anxiety over who might replace him. As of Friday, ...

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