The Northampton City Council is revolting against the decision by the mayor to remove six downtown benches. The benches were removed at the urging of the Business Improvement District, reportedly to curtail loitering, or some say, panhandling. A straw poll shows most council members wanted the benches put back, and planned to take up the matter at their meeting Thursday.
Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.
Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.
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Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.