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Judge gives NY carjacker a break in long sentence

July 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A man serving a 57-year sentence for three armed carjackings in the mid-1990s won a reprieve on Tuesday when a federal judge agreed that the punishment was "unjust."

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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

July 30, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward... more »»

US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

July 29, 2014

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's effort to close its last abortion clinic was overturned in federal appellate court on Tuesday. more »»

Woman forgives husband who left son in hot car

July 29, 2014

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day said Tuesday he's an amazing father and she forgives him. more »»

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

July 29, 2014

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have... more »»

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

July 29, 2014

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. more »»

Husband arrested in death of NBA player's aunt

July 29, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes. more »»

Top Colorado court halts gay marriages in Boulder

July 29, 2014

DENVER (AP) — Boulder County must stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the Colorado Supreme Court considers an appeal from the state's attorney general, justices said in a ruling... more »»

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

July 29, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1. more »»

Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection

July 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. more »»

Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

July 29, 2014

DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough. more »»

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

July 29, 2014

Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington... more »»

Ex-governor's corruption trial focuses on marriage

July 29, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. more »»

Texas: Gay-marriage ban best for children

July 29, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday whil... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Building boom in N. Dakota's oil patch

July 29, 2014

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty. more »»

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

July 29, 2014

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — In the whitest U.S. more »»

San Francisco political adviser pleads not guilty

July 29, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California political consultant charged with bribery, racketeering and other counts in a sweeping indictment that also names a state senator and an alleged gang... more »»

Vegas illegal betting suspects freed from custody

July 29, 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wealthy Malaysian businessman who was charged in a World Cup betting scheme has been let out of jail after his poker-star friends posted his bail and immigration officials... more »»

 
 

 

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