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ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily delayed the execution of an Alabama inmate on Thursday night just minutes before he was scheduled to die. Torrey Twane McNabb, 40, has challenged the humaneness of the state's lethal injection procedure. He was scheduled to...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The wildfires that have devastated California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities raised the number of homes and other buildings destroyed to nearly 7,000. Both numbers were expected to...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Counter demonstrators greatly outnumbered white nationalist Richard Spencer's supporters on Thursday at the University of Florida, their chants drowning Spencer out during his speech. Outside, hundreds more people protested with signs and anti-Nazi...
MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors secured a relatively rare federal hate crime conviction punishable by a tough sentence on Thursday as a Florida man pleaded guilty to leaving a voicemail that threatened to shoot people at a mosque. Legal experts and Islamic advocates said it sends an...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — An immigrant who had been shielded from deportation but was sent back to Mexico has dropped his lawsuit against the Trump administration. A federal judge in San Diego on Thursday agreed to dismiss the case filed by Juan Manuel Montes. The suit was taxing for the...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — American country music duo Big & Rich will be as concerned about security as they are about their lyrics and guitar chords as they return to the stage in Las Vegas Thursday — just weeks after the mass shooting at an outdoor country music festival. "It's...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — People arrived early and were waiting in line for hours Thursday as former President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia. Thursday's events to fire up Democrats ahead of the...
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. has reached a $120 million settlement with 49 states and the District of Columbia over its defective ignition switches. GM recalled 2.6 million small cars worldwide in 2014 because their ignition switches could slip from the "run" position to...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Becoming a lawyer in California isn't going to get easier after the state Supreme Court decided not to lower the minimum passing score on one of nation's toughest licensing exams for attorneys. The justices on Wednesday acknowledged a drop in the percentage...