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WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran State Department employee has been charged with making false statements to the FBI about gifts she had received from Chinese intelligence agents, the Justice Department said Wednesday. A criminal complaint accuses Candace Marie Claiborne, who appeared...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Parole Board recommended Wednesday that a murderer's request to be spared from lethal injection be rejected, the third clemency bid knocked down this week as the state prepares an unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over 10...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran State Department employee has been charged with making false statements to the FBI about gifts she had received from Chinese intelligence agents, the Justice Department said Wednesday. A criminal complaint accuses Candace Marie Claiborne, who appeared...
A pair of testy exchanges between high-profile black women and white men in the political spotlight launched a tweetstorm under the hashtag BlackWomenAtWork, validating the experiences of thousands of professional black women who say such slights are all too common. It began...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six people working at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan have been fired for using or possessing illegal drugs. A senior State Department official says the firings followed an investigation into allegations of misconduct. The official says those who were embassy...
NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of the Republican health care overhaul was a sharp setback for anti-abortion leaders, whose hopes of halting federal funding to Planned Parenthood were derailed. But they continue to pursue that goal and also are pushing for a federal ban on most...
DALLAS (AP) — As a powerful storm system swept across Texas, storm chasers raced to record its fury and witness a tornado. But one such pursuit ended tragically when three men were killed as their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads. An SUV containing two storm chasers...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a serial killer who admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during the 1970s and '80s has been badly beaten inside his prison cell. A spokeswoman for Ohio's prison system says 64-year-old Donald Harvey was...
Andrew Auernheimer isn't the kind of internet troll who hides behind a screen name. A notorious computer hacker whose anti-Semitic rhetoric matches the swastika tattooed on his chest, the 31-year-old views online trolling campaigns as a modern form of an age-old political tactic...