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    John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.

    Protests, arrests after Ohio officer's acquittal in 2 deaths

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire.

    Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage

    DUBLIN -- Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday -- a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."

    Ireland gives resounding 62.1 percent 'yes' to gay marriage

    DUBLIN (AP) — Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on the issue.

    What will get Europe's economy rolling again?

    SINTRA, Portugal (AP) — What's behind Europe's sluggish recovery and high jobless rate? What can central banks and governments do to get things going?

    In rail safety, say experts, U.S. gets what it pays for

    PARIS -- Across Europe and East Asia, hundreds of millions of train passengers a year are routinely whisked, at speeds that often exceed 200 mph, over extensive rail networks that, for many, present a more reliable and affordable long-distance alternative than even air travel.