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Mentally ill languish in Texas jails despite funding hike

May 24, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Though a judge deemed her mentally unfit to stand trial fourteen months ago, Jennifer Lampkin is still sitting in an Austin jail cell because there are no free spots for her... more »»

Former allies on school choice now divided by Trump budget

May 24, 2017

President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice... more »»

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

May 24, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members. more »»

The Latest: 2 blacks are among jury of 12 on Cosby case

May 24, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local)

4:35 p.. more »»

AP FACT CHECK: No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?

May 24, 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE _ A look at the veracity of claims by public... more »»

Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

May 24, 2017

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Republican Gov. more »»

Kim Reynolds sworn in as Iowa's 1st female governor

May 24, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kim Reynolds was sworn in as Iowa's governor on Wednesday, becoming the state's first woman to hold the job after taking over for longtime Gov. more »»

Playboy model pleads no contest for post of nude woman

May 24, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Playboy centerfold pleaded no contest Wednesday to misdemeanor invasion of privacy for secretly snapping a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posting it... more »»

Half of new Cosby jury pool have opinions on his guilt

May 24, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Half of the new jury pool being questioned Wednesday in Bill Cosby's sex assault case said they've formed an opinion on his guilt or innocence, while one knows Cosby or his... more »»

Agency takes tectonics study to earthquake-prone Alaska

May 24, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska averages 40,000 earthquakes per year, with more large quakes than the other 49 states combined, and America's shakiest state is about to have its ground examined... more »»

A third of older Latinos have tapped into retirement savings

May 24, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Suddenly jobless and with small children to support, Jose Victor Camargo without hesitation cashed out a retirement account he had with his former employe. more »»

The Latest: Half of new jury pool has view on Cosby's guilt

May 24, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local)

1:10 p.. more »»

Video appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girl

May 24, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing police body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl... more »»

Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina

May 24, 2017

CLAREMONT, N.C. (AP) — A field of poppy plants that could be used to make opium was discovered in North Carolina and had an estimated value of $500 million, a sheriff says. more »»

Hunt begins for 12th juror in Bill Cosby's sex assault trial

May 24, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The hunt is on for a 12th juror for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial as a new pool of local residents is questioned Wednesday in a Pittsburgh courtroom. more »»

The Latest: New jury pool being questioned for Cosby trial

May 24, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local):

11:25 a.m. more »»

Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed 1 is indicted

May 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians on a Times Square sidewalk, killing one and injuring 22 others, was indicted Wednesday by a grand jury. more »»

'They are going to kill me': Inmate fights to halt execution

May 24, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tommy Arthur has had his execution postponed seven times since 2001, so many delays that victims' rights advocates derisively call him the "Houdini" of death row. more »»

 
 
 

 

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