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Police around country gather to honor slain Cincinnati cop

Police officers from around the country turned out Friday for a slain Cincinnati officer’s funeral, where city officials, family and colleagues spoke of his devotion to duty and love for his family and his city.

Recovery effort resumes after deadly Alaska plane crash

Crews resumed recovery efforts Friday at a remote site in southeast Alaska where a sightseeing plane crashed, killing all nine people aboard.

Doctor who found Holmes insane didn’t watch much of video

A defense psychiatrist who found James Holmes was insane when he killed 12 people in an attack on a suburban Denver movie theater testified Friday that he made his decision without reviewing all of his medical records and after only watching a fraction of hours of interviews with a court-appointed doctor who came to the opposite conclusion.

Obama delivers unvarnished race lecture at eulogy

President Barack Obama used his eulogy for a slain pastor to deliver an unvarnished lecture on America’s racial history Friday, and then boldly sang “Amazing Grace,” a spiritual meant to summon hope in the darkest of times.

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Q&A: What the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling means

The decades-long debate about whether same-sex marriage should be allowed in the United States was finally settled Friday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled gay and lesbian couples can get married anywhere in the country.

GOP lockstep against Obamacare, split on same-sex marriage

For the second time in two days, the Supreme Court struck at the heart of the Republican Party platform.

Escaped murderer fatally shot in NY woods, other is on run

One of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate maximum-security prison three weeks ago was shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent in a wooded area about 30 miles from the prison on Friday, and the other is on the run, authorities said.

27 killed in Kuwait mosque attack

A suicide bomber purportedly from an Islamic State affiliate unleashed the first terrorist attack in Kuwait in more than two decades on Friday, killing at least 27 people and wounding scores more in a bombing that targeted Shiite worshippers after midday prayers.

Shooting at Tunisian resort kills dozens

A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at least 37 people — one of three deadly attacks Friday from Europe to North Africa to the Middle East that followed a call to violence by Islamic State extremists.

Beheading, attack at US factory in France; suspect detained

A truck driver once under surveillance for radical Islamic ties crashed into an American-owned chemical warehouse in southeastern France on Friday and hung his employer’s severed head on a factory gate, along with banners with Arabic inscriptions.

Greek prime minister puts bailout deal to referendum July 5

Greece's prime minister on Friday called a surprise referendum for July 5 on the financially troubled country's fraught bailout talks with international creditors, and government officials are calling on the nation to reject the proposed deal.

Apple removes games with Confederate flag

Apple said Thursday that it is removing games from its online app store that feature the Confederate flag in “offensive or mean-spirited ways.”

Survey: Consumers show optimism

Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting spending will strengthen this year.

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Noah’s big biblical boat being built as Kentucky attraction

In a rolling Kentucky pasture, the first few wooden ribs of a giant Noah’s ark tourist attraction have begun to sprout up.

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Restoration students do wheel nice work on vintage rides

Eugene Toner stomped on the foot-operated ignition. The engine sputtered and coughed, but wouldn’t catch.

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Supreme Court extends same-sex marriage nationwide

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

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Vandals target Confederate monuments in half-dozen states

Vandals have targeted monuments dedicated to the leaders and soldiers of the Confederacy, painting the slogan "Black lives matter" on memorials in a half-dozen states where the landmarks stand tall in parks and outside government buildings.

To sway regulators, Charter pledges to play nice on Internet

Charter is trying to convince the government that consumers will benefit if it is allowed to create a cable giant through its proposed $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.

Fed agency: 9 people on plane die in crash on Alaska cliff

All nine people aboard a sightseeing plane died in a crash Thursday in southeast Alaska, authorities said, but stormy weather prevented the immediate recovery of the bodies.

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Iraqi pilot flew military plane that crashed in Arizona

An Iraqi pilot who has been training in the United States for four years crashed in southern Arizona while flying an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, a spokesman for the Iraqi defense minister said Thursday.