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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among the GOP's 2016 presidential class over whether the National Security Agency should be collecting American citizens' phone records in the name...
Former undercover agent Jay Dobyns says people can be forgiven for thinking Sunday's biker bloodbath in Waco, Texas, was a throwback to a bad 1970s movie. The shootout — which killed nine people and wounded 18 — seemed aberrant because the public image of many motorcycle gangs...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Waco boasts some of the Lone Star State's most memorable recent history: the siege of the Branch Davidian compound, a tornado that leveled downtown and now a biker gang melee that left at least nine people dead and 18 wounded. The city of 129,000 people...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years ago, federal accident investigators recommended that the government require video cameras in locomotive cabs to record engineers' actions. But it didn't happen. Now, that's left a gap in unraveling last week's fatal Amtrak derailment. It's an old...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube should not have been forced to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a victory for free speech advocates. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal sided...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Efforts to quell the blight that years of joblessness, corruption and crime have brought on this former industrial dynamo are coming at a price, activists say — the people of Camden don't have much say when it comes to the direction of their city or its most...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube should not have been forced to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a victory for free speech advocates. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal sided...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without growing opium poppies, raising the possibility of home-brewed drugs. While no one has yet reported making morphine in the laboratory from scratch, concerns are already...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't prevent a convicted felon who is barred from possessing firearms from trying to sell his guns after they are confiscated by authorities. The justices sided with Tony Henderson, a former U.S...