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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday. The policy, the first of its kind, is designed to...
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three young men apologized to their victim on Thursday after a judge sentenced them to time behind bars for throwing a rock from an interstate overpass, striking the woman in the head and causing her severe brain damage. A judge ordered Dylan Lahr, Tyler...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's nominee — whoever it may be. The billionaire businessman announced his decision in a raucous news conference at...
The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting. It captures everything we don't want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a surge of refugees, the death of an innocent. Largely because of social media, the image...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study will face the death penalty, a prosecutor said Thursday. Solicitor Scarlett Wilson read a statement during a Thursday afternoon news conference, just hours after filing court...
The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting. It captures everything we don't want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a refugee crisis, the death of an innocent. Largely because of social media, the image of...
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local): 1:45 p.m. One of the plaintiffs in the gay marriage case in Kentucky testified that she actually voted for...
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Part of the Mississippi River was closed as crews investigated and cleaned up an oil spill caused by the collision of two tow boats, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. The collision Wednesday evening near Paducah, Kentucky, damaged at least one barge...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study will face the death penalty, according to court documents filed Thursday. The documents said prosecutors would pursue the death penalty against Dylann Roof, 21, because more than...