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US Supreme Court rules in favor of Texas death row inmate

In a 6 to 2 decision, Roberts said it did not matter that the introduction of the expert testimony was only a small part of the proceedings. "When a jury hear...


Worker accused of performing sexual dance in front of nursing home resident

The incident happened at The Commons of Providence , at 5000 Providence Drive, in December. 'I won't tell if you won't. "She is basically harassing him", ...


Trump's Hollywood star vandal sentenced after pleading no contest in court

Video of the incident was recorded by a member of the media as Otis removed Trump's gold-colored name and the television logo from the sidewalk in the 6800 bloc...


Court stands behind Maryland's 'assault weapon' ban

Still, this proves that states may have some room, under the Second Amendment, to make the choices Congress won't make. She added that the majority opinion "c...


Spirit Airlines announces nonstop daily service from Pittsburgh to Myrtle Beach

None of the flights being announced by Spirit are new destinations, It will be competing against other airlines to all of the markets, including four others to ...


ISP release audio of 'main suspect' in double homicide investigation

Though hard to understand, police said the voice is saying, "Down the hill". Law enforcement officers from the Carroll County Sheriff's Department, Delphi Cit...


Uber CEO calls for investigation into claims of sexual harassment, rampant bias

Fowler, who now works for the online payments provider Stripe , wrote in her Sunday blog post that a manager of hers when she worked at Uber had sexually h...


New Hampshire Democrat drops bid to head DNC, backs Ellison

He visited Utah on Tuesday and pledged support for Utah's embattled minority party. Ellison is now the favorite to win the chairmanship of the Democratic Nati...


White House announces tougher immigration enforcement policies

The enforcement memo leaves deferred action for childhood arrivals intact. New guidelines that empower federal authorities to more aggressively detain and d...


Hundreds evacuated in San Jose after floods drown neighborhoods

Katie Whitley, who manages the Driftwood Mobile Home Park in Modesto, said residents nearest the river have been moving their trailers out since the start of th...


225 people evacuated from flooded neighborhood

Since San Jose does not have sirens or another emergency warning system, firefighters knocked on doors to tell reisdents to leave their homes, the Associated P...


Rescued From Flooded Golf Course in Northern California

Other low-lying areas near Coyote Creek are subjects of a voluntary evacuation order, the mayor said. San Jose Fire Department Capt. Mitch Matlow said city of...


It couldn't have been poison, says North Korea

He said the Malaysian police had confirmed the identity of Kim Jong-nam based on information supplied by South Korea and requested the deceased family for DNA a...


Twin brother held after Grant County teen is stabbed to death

An autopsy will be scheduled by Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison. Wachters twin brother, whose name was not released by the Grant County Sheriffs Office, w...


Deportation priorities will expand to include those convicted of even minor crimes

But John Kelly, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) who issued the new orders in two memos , said they were necessary to address a pro...


Students, staff to experience African history first-hand at national museum

The group was escorted by founding director of the museum Lonnie Bunch and secretary of the Smithsonian David Skorton. "It has truly become a place of healing...


Facebook Is in Talks to Stream Major League Baseball Games

The deal for Facebook would give the social media platform a win in its current battle with Twitter for livestreaming sports rights. The National Football L...


Evers, Holtz advance out of state superintendent primary

He supports increasing private school voucher programs, overturning Common Core and has called for better discipline in schools and to make classrooms safer. Do...


New Trump Memo Paves The Way For Mass Deportations

The DHS memos did not say anything significantly new compared with the January 25 executive order , particularly as they related to those categories of imm...


Kellogg's Unveils Pop-Tart Pizza, Tacos and Fries For New York Cafe

But now these things exist in the world, for better or worse. Visitors to the Times Square restaurant can also sample milkshakes, cheesecake and other confect...


DHS Issues New Edicts On Immigration

The new DHS memos direct the border patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement to "engage immediately with all willing and qualified law enforcement juri...


Despite Trump's Attacks, Spicer Says POTUS Has 'Healthy Respect' For Media

Responding to a question about the Anne Frank Center's call for Trump to clearly condemn anti-Semitism, Spicer said Trump "has been very forceful with his denun...


White House seeks to ease fears over new immigration measures

The memos don't overturn the Obama 2012 immigration action that created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DHS Secretary John Kelly, ...


Trump says media treated Flynn unfairly

U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with teachers and parents on education at the White House in Washington , U.S., February 14, 2017. Trump...


Obama ranked 12th best president by historians in new C-SPAN poll

Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower. It's the first time Obama was eligible for the Presidential Historians Survey , which asked 91 histor...


Trump denies Russian Federation 'conspiracy theories'

How much did Trump know? Did Trump know about this particular chat at the time it happened? Elizabeth Warren and Ron Wyden, a Democratic member of the Senat...


Congressman sues over removal of Ferguson-inspired student painting from US Capitol

The painting had been displayed in a highly trafficked tunnel connecting the Capitol and surrounding House office buildings as part of an annual high school stu...


Trump's defense chief, unlike boss, says has no issues with media

However, Mattis flatly ruled out any such intent. Those efforts could be complicated by Trump's oil threat and his inclusion of Iraq in the administration's...


Retail stock to watch this morning: Wal-Mart Stores Inc(NYSE: WMT)

The performance of firm for the quarter recorded as -2.13% and for year stands at 10.40%, while the YTD performance was 0.36%. (NYSE:WMT)'s latest quarter, EPS ...


Missouri Man Charged with Trying to Plan Terrorist Attack

Undercover FBI agents contacted Hester first online and then in several face-to-face meetings to discuss whether he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack....


White House Disputes Kasich Aide's Claim That Trump Requested Meeting

Our Kasich sources also say the governor is in the dark on the objective of the meeting. The news media "is such an important part of democracy", Kasich sai...


Storm heading to California renews fears of flooding

The National Weather Service map shows floods, snow and wind advisories for the northern part of the state. Monday night, rising flood waters prompted Lake Co...


Federal Judge Rules Texas Can't Kick Planned Parenthood Out of Medicaid Program

After three days of testimony from attorneys for the state and Planned Parenthood, U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks is letting the reproductive health provider s...


"Not My Presidents Day:" Protests across the country, including here in Milwaukee

Zach Marks was waiting at the White Plains Metro-North station around noon to catch a train for the anti-Trump rally near Manhattan's Central Park. Almost 50,0...


Activists pack room for Grassley town hall meeting

Michael Flynn's communications with Russian Federation Ambassador Sergey Kislyak prior to the inauguration. The Iowa senator, for his part, brushed off a lot ...