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NEW YORK (AP) — A judge heard a DMX rap song before adding his own lyrics to a court proceeding on Wednesday, ordering the rapper imprisoned for a year in a tax fraud case. Federal Judge Jed Rakoff took requests Wednesday, accommodating DMX's desire to hear his hit "Slippin'"...
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a family who died when their SUV plunged off a cliff in California (all times local): 2 p.m. Authorities say they're searching for three children who are unaccounted for after their siblings and parents plunged off a Northern California...
MARSHALL, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan gun store owner shrugged off criticism and went ahead with a class that teaches people how to build their own AR-15 semi-automatic rifles like those used in many mass shootings, including last month's massacre at a Florida high school. Chris...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has ordered the conditional release of records about a University of Montana rape case to author Jon Krakauer after a four-year dispute that pitted student privacy against the public's right to know the decisions their government agencies make. But...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence faced a firestorm of criticism three years ago after signing a "religious freedom" law critics decried as anti-gay. Now emails released this week to The Associated Press illustrate similar backlash from fellow conservatives when...
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A man charged in a double homicide involving a burning car owned by a woman who often appeared on "Real Housewives of New Jersey" has been convicted. Gerry Thomas and his roommate were charged in the March 2017 deaths of two men found inside a burning car...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say an immigration detainee about to be deported to Senegal escaped custody at New York's Kennedy Airport and fled in a taxi. A spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement says Mohamadou Lamine Mbacke was in the custody of its agents at...
UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eschewing any mention of the corruption scandal that dogged him for years and put his political career in jeopardy until two months ago, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez officially launched his bid for a third term Wednesday, telling a cheering gymnasium full of...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A young law student's story of being racially profiled by campus police at the University of Virginia in 2011 drew outrage in Charlottesville, a liberal college enclave that boasts of its inclusiveness. When he recanted weeks later, he was branded a liar and...