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Met Opera premiere of controversial 'Death of Klinghoffer' gets standing ovation
The Metropolitan Opera premiere of "The Death of Klinghoffer", a show that dramatizes a 1985 terror attack on a cruise ship and critics say glamorizes Palestinian terrorists, received a standing ovation Monday night. 

Police report possible new sighting of ambush suspect Eric Frein
A Pennsylvania law enforcement official reported a possible sighting of ambush suspect Eric Frein Monday, prompting an extensive and ultimately unsuccessful search. 

Sex trafficking victims sue website, say it helps promote exploitation of children
The Washington Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a case filed by three sex trafficking victims who say the website Backpage.com helps promote the exploitation of children.

Squalid Massachusetts house where baby remains were found being torn down Tuesday
The squalid Massachusetts house in which the skeletal remains of three dead infants were found last month was to be torn down.

Wyoming, scene of infamous Matthew Shepard murder, prepares to allow same-sex marriages
Wyoming stood poised Tuesday to become the latest state to allow gay marriage, bringing the national wave of expanded rights for same-sex couples to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard still influences national perceptions.

Experts say proving Indiana suspect's claims of additional slayings a painstaking process
Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims over a 20-year span.

'In Dog We Trust': Work of canines that sniff out human remains more accepted by cops, courts
The burly Labrador retriever sticks out his wide snout to sniff the dirt and dusty air.

Dinosaur footprint theft: Judge sentences Utah man to 1 year probation, $15,000 in restitution
A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution.

Police: Criminal behavior in melee near New Hampshire pumpkin festival will be prosecuted
Local authorities in New Hampshire vowed Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of the violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage and dozens of arrests and injuries over the weekend.

Judge orders no more prison time for man whose Michigan forced labor conviction was thrown out
A judge on Monday declined to keep a former African tennis pro in prison after an appeals court threw out the most serious conviction in a case of fraud, immigration crimes and forced labor at his Michigan home.

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