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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A military judge has rejected arguments that Sen. John McCain improperly swayed the prosecution of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with negative comments about the soldier who walked off his post in Afghanistan. Defense lawyers for Bergdahl argued that McCain...
HOUSTON (AP) — At Tacos Tierra Caliente — a food truck parked in a section of Houston where Spanish is spoken as often as English — $1.50 can buy such street taco staples as pollo (chicken), barbacoa (shredded beef) and lengua (tongue). But next to the handwritten chalkboard...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A high school jersey once worn by Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and stolen after his death has been returned to the Florida school. Hillsborough County Public Schools said in a news release Friday that the jersey was returned Thursday. Officials said a family...
Marshall Metz had served five years of a life sentence for murdering his wife when his stepson Jimmy Trout got a startling message from Maryland's automated victim-notification service: "This e-mail is to inform you that Marshall Metz has been released from custody." In fact,...
DENVER (AP) — Wondering if that brownie contains pot? Colorado has you covered. A requirement that edible marijuana products come with a diamond-shaped stamp and the letters T-H-C — not just on the packaging but on the brownies, candies and other edibles themselves — takes...
NEW YORK (AP) — Just because Congress has allowed Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over claims it had a role in the terror attacks doesn't mean such a case will ever go before a jury. Already, a federal judge has blasted the legal case at the heart of the debate as...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — For one sparkling minute each night, skyscrapers, tugboats, hotels, a yacht club and police cruisers send a blinking goodnight message to sick kids inside a children's hospital. A gesture that began with a single light six years ago has become a nightly...
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Fabiola Bittar de Kroon was in a rush to catch the train. When she dropped off her toddler daughter at daycare on Thursday morning, she barely had a moment to chat. "She was dropping off the daughter, I was closing up the stroller," daycare director Karlos...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney is trying to avoid a life prison sentence with a plea bargain in a kidnapping so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. Matthew Muller pleaded guilty Thursday in...