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SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers will be key players in putting President Donald Trump's revised travel ban into effect on Thursday, affecting visitors from six mostly Muslim countries. They are the officers dressed in blue who are stationed at...
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A daredevil who died after plunging over Niagara Falls in an apparent stunt with an inflatable ball might have brought a boa constrictor along for the ride. After Kirk Jones' death, New York State Park Police found a website with a photo of him and the...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An FBI agent was set to appear in court Wednesday on charges that he lied about shooting at a key figure in last year's armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge just before the man was killed by Oregon police. The inspector general of the U.S. Justice...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio moved a step closer to resuming executions as a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday in the state's favor in a case over its lethal injection process. In an 8-6 vote, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati reversed a judge's order that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are touting lower premiums under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of medical bills. The fine print is getting lost in the translation. Consumers might pay less up front every...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a guilty plea in Las Vegas by a man who admits trying to kill a mannequin that police posed as a sleeping homeless person (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A man facing eight to 20 years in a Nevada state prison after pleading guilty to trying to kill...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who spent nearly two decades in mental hospitals after entering a disputed plea in the 1997 sexual assault of a teenager has been cleared after retesting of genetic evidence excluded him as a suspect. Jasper County's prosecutor dropped the...
WERNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A judge in central Pennsylvania has found sufficient evidence to send a pastor to trial in the suspected faith healing death of his 2-year-old granddaughter. District Judge Ann Young calls the case tragic and "beyond belief" but says it's not her job to...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state's Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court. In papers filed Wednesday, attorneys for Carlos Moore said lower courts were wrong to reject his argument that the flag is a symbol of...