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Kelly Renee Gissendaner, 46, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection for the 1997 stabbing death of her husband
Jury finds Lacey Spears guilty of second-degree murder in the death of 5-year-old Garnett
Passengers living below 200 percent of federal poverty level are now eligible for half-fare rides on region's buses, light rail, water taxis and streetcars
Gun-rights advocates incensed by move to ban popular bullets used in AR-15 semiautomatic rifles, which can pierce police body armor
The bullet in question is called the M855 green tip. Paired with an automatic weapon, it can shoot through a bulletproof vest. Hunters and sportsmen oppose the ban, saying it is their Second Amendment right to own it.
Thieves allegedly took advantage of transport's mechanical problem in North Carolina, forced armed guards into woods

It's Holi time

The ancient, colorful Hindu religious festival of Holi is celebrated as the harvest festival for the spring season
Judge cites likelihood of Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex couples as part of reason for ending Nebraska ban
Annual list adds some tech billionaire newcomers and shows the world's richest person got even richer
Police say 23-year-old "decided he no longer wanted to be incarcerated with us and took off over the west wall"

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