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An appeals court ruled that protesters do not have a right to congregate on the plaza in front of the court, reversing a ruling two years ago by a lower court.
Francis kisses a relic believed to be the blood of San Gennaro. (AP)
He has been hailed as a Catholic reformer and is a darling of secular intellectuals, but he also has an affinity for fervent forms of worship.
Vester Lee Flanagan II also closely identified with perpetrators of domestic mass murder, including the Sept. 11 attacks, authorities say.
Jasper Spires had three interactions with mental health facilities in the months leading up to the July 4 attack.
Timothy A. Holden was struck by a 22-year-old man driving a Chevy Malibu at about 6:30 a.m. Friday, police said. 
Someone called 911, but didn't stop. Later, that person wrote to a local blog asking if anyone knew if she was okay.
The incident forced Metro to close two downtown stations, leaving tens of thousands of riders scrambling for alternatives.
She told police a man approached on a bicycle just after midnight Friday.
The preservation commission has agreed to let Habitat for Humanity tear down the Rose Log Cabin to build affordable housing.
Griffin has seen his impact wane each year of his career, leaving a low bar for improvement.
The zoo used DNA tests to determine sex and figure out which male sired the cubs.
“I made my decisions, and I am prepared to bear their fullest consequences,” he told the court.
Owen Labrie, 19, was found guilty of misdemeanor sex charges involving a 15-year-old girl at New Hampshire's St. Paul's School. 
The ruling, which is strictly procedural, does not address the constitutionality or legality of the program.
The movie star summoned architects to design homes for the Lower Ninth Ward, but the designs haven't exactly worked out.
The hack exposed the e-mail addresses and other personal information about millions of users looking for affairs.
Earlier today, Erika lashed Puerto Rico with wind and rain that killed at least four people.
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