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GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — A prosecutor calls Joyce Hardin Garrard the "drill sergeant from hell," a woman so mean she made her 9-year-old granddaughter run until the girl collapsed and died, all as punishment for lying about candy. In court, the 59-year-old year old woman, plump and...
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (jay) Johnson says he's disappointed in former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani for saying he doesn't think President Barack Obama loves the United States. Johnson tells CNN's "State of the Union" that Giuliani's words are "very regrettable." Johnson...
DENVER (AP) — Coloradans took to cross-country skis, snowshoes and sleds on Sunday as a snowstorm dumped more than 2 feet of snow on some areas, breaking some local records and forcing churches to close. Dozens of churches canceled services in the Denver area Sunday, leaving...
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — A prosecutor calls Joyce Hardin Garrard the "drill sergeant from hell," a woman so mean she made her 9-year-old granddaughter run until the girl collapsed and died, all as punishment for lying about candy. In court, the 59-year-old year old woman, plump and...
RAYMONDVILLE, Texas (AP) — Security personnel have regained control of a South Texas prison where inmates had set fires and caused significant damage after taking over part of the facility. The private contractor that operates the Willacy County Correctional Center for the U.S...
BOSTON (AP) — With her arm around the young man's back, she gives him a gentle pat and leans in to whisper something to him. Judy Clarke could be his mother, with this simple, comforting gesture, but she is not. She is a defense lawyer and he is accused of bombing the Boston...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — With a ski mask, a fake Facebook profile and a plan, police say Kyle Dube thought he could make himself a hero. Now the 21-year-old Maine man is set to go on trial, charged with killing a teenage girl in what authorities call a botched attempt to look like...
NEW YORK (AP) — A trio of half brothers who were wrongfully convicted of murder received a $17 million settlement from the city. The family of a mentally ill former U.S. Marine who died in a hot jail cell was awarded $2.25 million. And a man who spent 23 years behind bars before...
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice president. The third is a registered nurse. These three mothers — all of them educated, middle-class professionals — are among the vaccine skeptics who have been widely ridiculed...