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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will propose $30 million in state funding to help pay the water bills of Flint residents facing an emergency over the city's lead-contaminated water supply. Snyder will brief Flint officials and pastors about the plan Wednesday and...
DALLAS (AP) — Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America. The unidentified person had not...
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area police officer whose bloody beating of a motorist was captured on dashcam video was sentenced to at least 13 months in prison Tuesday, with the judge rebuking him for "Dirty Harry tactics" but still handing down a punishment significantly below the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican lawmakers abandoned efforts to strengthen protections for lesbian, gay and bi-sexual people on Tuesday, opting not to vote on a measure designed to restore the state's reputation following a national boycott over a religious objections law...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's highest court has delayed the execution of a condemned inmate, just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court found flaws in the way the state sentences people to death. Florida's justices provided no reasoning for their decision Tuesday, but earlier...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe's name that the popular retailer has sold. The clothing chain will ask a federal judge in Santa Fe, New...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the decision of Indiana Republican lawmakers to abandon efforts this year to extend anti-discrimination laws to include sexual orientation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A prominent Indiana religious conservative says he believes state senators...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Florida death row inmate who is scheduled to die Feb. 11 (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The Florida Supreme Court has delayed the execution of a death row inmate after his attorneys argued that the state should first determine how to apply...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's oldest death row inmate, who was convicted of the 1979 killing of a convenience store manager, is set to be executed Tuesday. Brandon Astor Jones, 72, is scheduled to receive an injection of the barbiturate pentobarbital at 7 p.m. at the state...