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    Pharmacists' Group Discourages Providing Execution Drugs

    Pharmacists' Group Discourages Providing Execution Drugs

    A leading association for U.S. pharmacists adopted a policy Monday that discourages its members from providing drugs for use in lethal injections -- a move that could make carrying out such executions even...

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  • Etan Patz

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    Defense Rests in Trial of Etan Patz Disappearance Suspect

    Defense Rests in Trial of Etan Patz Disappearance Suspect

    Wearing a hood to cover his face, Jack Colbert, an ex-criminal with a long record, delivered key testimony Monday for the defense team representing Pedro Hernandez, who confessed to police that he killed the...

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  • NBCNews.com

    Mar 29, 2015

    Plane Crash in French Alps: By the Numbers

    A Germanwings co-pilot is believed to have deliberately crashed his plane into a mountain in the French Alps on Tuesday, killing 150 people, including a mom and her daughter from northern Virginia and an...

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  • Eloi Vasquez

    3 hours ago

    Missing Berkeley Student Fatally Struck by Car: Police

    Missing Berkeley Student Fatally Struck by Car: Police

    A UC Berkeley student athlete who went missing after leaving a party near the USC campus over the weekend was killed by a car as he ran across a Los Angeles freeway, police said Monday. Eloi Vasquez, 19, was...

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    Mar 30, 2015

    Germanwings Co-Pilot Treated for Suicidal Tendencies: Prosecutors

    Germanwings Co-Pilot Treated for Suicidal Tendencies: Prosecutors

    German prosecutors say the co-pilot of the Germanwings passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps had received treatment for suicidal tendencies. Duesseldorf prosecutors say co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 27, had...

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