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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will vote on legislation that ends the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' phone records as Congress scrambles to renew the Patriot Act before it expires on June 1. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has opposed the...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An attorney for the family of a black 18-year-old shot and killed last October by an off-duty, white St. Louis police officer said Tuesday he plans to file a wrongful-death lawsuit, after a prosecutor said the officer would not face criminal charges. In a 51-...
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs. A Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge sentenced defendant Alix...
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs. A Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge sentenced defendant Alix...
DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Tuesday awarded a $100 million civil judgment to a man who lost most of his left arm, his left leg below the knee and his left ear in an attack by a pack of dogs outside a Detroit home. It's unlikely that Steve Constantine will collect anywhere near the...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Rumor-mongering and allegations of abusing an ex-girlfriend years ago have marred the four-man race for the Republican nomination for governor, and the mudslinging led one of the leading candidates to declare it "the dirtiest campaign that I've ever...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and other former presidents who earn millions in speaking fees would no longer be able to count on taxpayer dollars to pay for their post-White House office space and staff under a bill moving forward in the House. On a voice vote,...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Residents of the Sunshine State are finding that harnessing Florida's abundant solar power is no simple task. With its bounty of sunny days, Florida ranks third in the nation in rooftop solar energy potential but 13th in the amount of solar energy...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In many regards, Missouri Republicans have seldom been more powerful than they currently are, well positioned to carry out their part in the conservative movement sweeping the Midwest and South. They hold commanding majorities in the Legislature and...