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Blind cleric behind 1990s terror plots dies in US prison

February 18, 2017

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the decade before 9/11 and spiritual guide to a generation of Islamic militants, has died in ... more »»

Some involved in Omar Abdel-Rahman's case had own notoriety

February 18, 2017

Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, a blind Egyptian cleric who died in prison Saturday, was convicted in 1995 along with nine followers of a conspiracy to blow up the United Nations, FBI offices, highway... more »»

Police: Man charged in shooting death of Chicago toddler

February 18, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — A man has been charged in a Chicago shooting captured on video that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman, police said Saturda. more »»

McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69

February 18, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. more »»

Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm

February 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least two people, eased off... more »»

Blind cleric jailed for 1990s terror plots dies in US prison

February 18, 2017

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, died Saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. more »»

Last-second launch delay for SpaceX at historic moon pad

February 18, 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA's historic moon pa. more »»

Study: Big data helps struggling college students graduate

February 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting through college isn't easy, and it can be even harder for low-income and first generation students with few support resources. more »»

2 dead, torrents of rain slam Southern California

February 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge Pacific storm parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least two people. more »»

Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry

February 18, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. more »»

No sanctuary for immigrants living illegally in Miami-Dade

February 18, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of "shame on... more »»

Loyalty and lies central in Durst star witness testimony

February 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Durst's close friend reluctantly admitted Friday that he had misled and lied to prosecutors for months before coming clean and saying that the real estate heir had... more »»

2 dead as storm lashes Southern California

February 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful Pacific storm blew into Southern and Central California on Friday with wind-driven heavy rains that downed power lines and electrocuted a man, killed a motorist in a... more »»

Jets cornerback Revis turns self in following fight claims

February 18, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men last weekend. more »»

Sheriff in metro Phoenix changes jail rule for immigrants

February 18, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — The new sheriff in metropolitan Phoenix is ending a policy that keeps immigrants locked up in his jails past their release date to give federal authorities extra time to launch... more »»

1 dead, others stranded as storm lashes California

February 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful Pacific storm blew into Southern and Central California on Friday with wind-driven heavy rains that downed power lines and electrocuted a man, stranded others in... more »»

Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

February 18, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years ol. more »»

AP Exclusive: DHS weighed Nat Guard for immigration roundups

February 18, 2017

The White House distanced itself Friday from a Department of Homeland Security draft proposal to use the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants, but lawmakers said the document offers... more »»

The Latest: Senator seeks immediate reporting of sex abuse

February 17, 2017

MASON, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a criminal case against a Michigan sports doctor who is charged with sexual assault (all times local):

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