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APNewsBreak: Atty. seeks fireworks in mosque plot

APNewsBreak: Atty. seeks fireworks in mosque plot

The attorney for a California man accused of planning to attack a Michigan mosque with explosives wants police to bring the fireworks to court.

Dallas man freed after 14 years for sexual assault

Dallas man freed after 14 years for sexual assault

A Dallas man who spent 14 years in prison for doggedly refusing to admit he sexually assaulted his stepdaughter was set free Friday in a case that had been unraveling since the victim recanted and former prosecutors were accused of withholding evidence.

House Republicans Vote to Release Secret Memo on Russia Inquiry

House Republicans Vote to Release Secret Memo on Russia Inquiry

Representative Adam B. Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said on Monday that it has been a “sad day” for the committee and that Republicans had voted “to politicize the intelligence process.”

New Jersey School District Investigates Teacher's Alleged Anti-Gay Facebook Comments

New Jersey School District Investigates Teacher's Alleged Anti-Gay Facebook Comments

Officials in a New Jersey school district are investigating claims that a high school teacher who advises a prayer group posted remarks on her Facebook page that described homosexuality as "perverted" and said it "breeds like cancer."

Background Check Bill Marks Gun Control as a Priority for House Democrats

Background Check Bill Marks Gun Control as a Priority for House Democrats

To mark the eight year anniversary of a mass shooting in Arizona that nearly killed the former Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Democrats introduced legislation that would expand background checks for nearly all firearms purchases.

Massachusetts Prosecutors to Close Case in Kerrigan Trial

Massachusetts Prosecutors to Close Case in Kerrigan Trial

Massachusetts prosecutors are getting ready to wrap up their case in the manslaughter trial of the brother of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan.

Ohio Executes One-Time Neo-Nazi Who Killed 3

Ohio Executes One-Time Neo-Nazi Who Killed 3

Ohio has executed a one-time neo-Nazi who shot to death two men and a teen more than a quarter century ago on the campus of Cleveland State University in a shooting spree that targeted blacks.

Judge drops remaining cases against Ohio killer

Judge drops remaining cases against Ohio killer

A judge in Ohio has dismissed the remaining criminal charges against a convicted serial killer sentenced to death last month.

California Motorcyclist Lands in Van's Back Seat, Driver Unaware

California Motorcyclist Lands in Van's Back Seat, Driver Unaware

A motorcyclist who plowed into a minivan landed unscathed in the back seat, and the driver didn't realize it until he turned into his nearby driveway, authorities said.

Arizona Teachers End Walkout as Governor Signs Bill Approving Raises

Arizona Teachers End Walkout as Governor Signs Bill Approving Raises

Teachers slept in the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix on Thursday as the Legislature debated the state’s budget, which included more money for education funding and teacher raises.

House GOP detail plan to cut $4B in spending

House GOP detail plan to cut $4B in spending

House Republicans on Friday detailed a proposal to slash $4 billion in federal spending as part of legislation to keep the government operating for two weeks past a March 4 deadline. They urged ...

Snow Flurries, Easing Winds Help Contain Reno Fire

Snow Flurries, Easing Winds Help Contain Reno Fire

Firefighters battling a massive wildfire in southwestern Reno were aided Saturday by easing winds and a light dusting of snow, stamping out parts of a massive blaze that has scorched more than 2,000 acres and prompted the evacuation of thousands of people.

Harvard Chooses Lawrence Bacow as Its Next President

Harvard Chooses Lawrence Bacow as Its Next President

Lawrence S. Bacow in Loeb House at Harvard. Mr. Bacow was named the the university’s 29th president and will take over in July.

Tornado survivors had minutes to seek refuge

Tornado survivors had minutes to seek refuge

A Georgia salon owner and her two daughters — Sky and Stormy — climbed inside a tanning bed while a tornado ripped the roof off their business. A Virginia couple scrambled under t...


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