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NEW YORK (AP) — A furor over the Manhattan district attorney's decision to shut down a groping investigation of Harvey Weinstein two years ago is putting a spotlight on the DA's practice of taking campaign contributions from defense attorneys. Cyrus R. Vance Jr. insists he doesn...
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from enforcing its latest travel ban, just hours before it was set to take effect. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson granted Hawaii's request to temporarily block the policy that was to be...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware's largest city have charged a woman with drowning her infant son and the baby's 5-year-old half brother. Wilmington Police Chief Robert Tracy said at a news conference Tuesday that officers found a 3-month-old boy and a 5-year-old boy...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a Nebraska man charged with assisting in his girlfriend's suicide (all times local): 1 p.m. A friend of a Florida woman who flew to Nebraska to kill herself says the woman never mentioned to him that she had been diagnosed with...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The pilot in the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history was likely impaired by opioids and sedatives when he ignored weather warnings and flew the ride into a power line, investigators said Tuesday. Besides Valium and oxycodone, there was a high...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a Nebraska man charged with assisting in his girlfriend's suicide (all times local): 12:50 p.m. An investigator says a Nebraska man accused of helping his Florida girlfriend kill herself was "pretty convincing in his interviews"...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer, saying Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction for the lawsuit. The Missouri Eastern...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri appeals court has thrown out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer. The Missouri Eastern District court ruled Tuesday that Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction for...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A suspected serial killer was arrested in Louisiana last week after he called a sheriff's office and claimed responsibility for a string of shootings that killed three men and wounded a fourth, according to a law enforcement official. Ryan Sharpe, 36,...