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BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore jury hearing the manslaughter trial of a police officer charged in connection with the death of a man in custody has asked for clarification of legal terms. The panel asked about "bad faith," ''evil motive" and other terms. Freddie Gray died of a broken neck while being transported. Officer William Porter also faces lesser charges. Five other officers face trial. The case sparked protests and violent unrest.

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army sergeant held captive for five years by the Taliban after walking off a post in Afghanistan will have to face a court-martial on multiple charges. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed in exchange for five detainees in Guantanamo Bay. Bergdahl's disappearance and the possibility that he might face light punishment had angered many in the military.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Associated Press-GfK Poll finds that the percentage of Americans who favor deploying U.S. troops to fight Islamic State militants has risen from 31 percent to 42 percent over the past year. But the polling isn't clear if respondents favor a small contingent or a larger ground force that might engage in another protracted Middle Eastern war

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is requiring the registration of drones. The Federal Aviation Administration says it is receiving more than 100 reports per month about drones flying near manned aircraft. The FAA prohibits drones and model airplanes from flying higher than 400 feet or within 5 miles of an airport. An estimated 1.6 million small unmanned aircraft will be sold this year.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of fans and A-listers have turned out on Hollywood Boulevard for the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Security is tight. Los Angeles Police say extra vehicle patrols and more officers on foot are being assigned to the area. Police dogs checked areas adjacent to the massive tent shrouding the red carpet, and pedestrians in the area had to go through metal detectors.

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