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Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list; conservationists, fishermen, chefs celebrate
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast fishing ground declared an economic disaster area by the federal government just 14 years ago....

Police: Death of 15-year-old Indianapolis girl whose body was found burned was random act
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A 15-year-old Indianapolis girl whose burned body was found over the weekend was likely abducted and killed by someone she didn't know, police and family members said Tuesday....

Anger at 30,000 feet: Airline passengers on cramped jets are fighting one another for legroom
NEW YORK (AP) -- Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers....

Lawyer: Family of girl with Uzi who accidentally killed instructor is devastated by tragedy
PHOENIX (AP) -- An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation....

Neuroscience researchers say 2-year study shows making music helps sharpen kids' brainpower
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The founder of a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighborhoods began to notice several years ago a hopeful sign: Kids were graduating high school and heading off to UCLA, Tulane and other big universities....

Breakout at Nashville juvenile detention center: 30 teens slip under fence; 7 still at large
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence. By Tuesday evening, seven were still on the run....

Detroit bankruptcy trial opens with city attorney saying survival depends on debt plan
DETROIT (AP) -- The plan to restructure billions of dollars in debt is the vehicle the Motor City needs to free up funds to provide services to residents and allow the city to survive, one of Detroit's attorneys told the federal judge at the helm of the historic bankruptcy trial, which started Tuesday....

Common Core bickering heats up as standards take effect; buyer's remorse hits policymakers?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse....

Double mastectomies are on the rise but don't boost most women's survival chances, study says
CHICAGO (AP) -- Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that removes just the tumor, a large study suggests. The results raise concerns about riskier, potentially unnecessary operations that increasing numbers of women are choosing....

Apple says some celebrities' accounts hacked; sites remove nude images of Lawrence, others
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Apple said Tuesday that hackers obtained nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities by pilfering images from individual accounts rather than through a broader attack on the company's services....

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Lawyer: Family of girl with Uzi who accidentally killed instructor is devastated by tragedy

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Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list; conservationists, fishermen, chefs celebrate

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

California regulatory judges recommend $1.4B penalty against PG&E for deadly gas line blast

Police: Death of 15-year-old Indianapolis girl whose body was found burned was random act

Los Angeles jury convicts man of 3 serial murders from 1980s; other killings suspected

Kansas City police say 3 adults killed, 2 others wounded in shooting in residential area

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Neuroscience researchers say 2-year study shows making music helps sharpen kids' brainpower



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