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11:45 a.m. A Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization is calling for an "independent and thorough" investigation into the fatal shooting of a man under surveillance by terrorist investigators in Boston. The Council on American-Islamic Relations made the request Wednesday, a...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman is accused of locking her 13-year-old son out of the house overnight as punishment for missing his curfew, leaving him to sleep on the concrete patio in the backyard. Antonia Folsom was arrested May 26 on a charge of deprivation of a minor,...
10:50 a.m. The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says the man under surveillance by terrorist investigators in Boston had been spreading Islamic State group propaganda online. U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul opened a congressional hearing on terrorism Wednesday in...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman was arrested after police say she locked her 13-year-old son out of the house overnight because he missed his curfew. An incident report from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office says Antonia Folsom was arrested May 26 on a charge of...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 67-year-old man who was convicted of killing four men more than three decades ago has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep him from becoming the oldest Texas prisoner put to death in an execution scheduled for Wednesday evening. Lester Bower Jr. faces...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two days before President Barack Obama announced a posthumous Medal of Honor for black World War I soldier Henry Johnson, a family got staggering news about the legacy of heroism that had inspired them for generations and through three wars. They weren't...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 67-year-old man who was convicted of killing four men more than three decades ago, has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep him from becoming the oldest Texas prisoner put to death in an execution scheduled for Wednesday evening. Lester Bower Jr. faces...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Al and Saundra Karp have found an unconventional way to raise money and help save their Miami-area home from foreclosure: They're lining up gigs for their family jazz band. They enjoy performing. But it isn't exactly how Al, an 86-year-old Korean War vet, or...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law the USA Freedom Act, which extends three expiring surveillance provisions of the 9/11-era USA Patriot Act. It also overhauls the most controversial provision, which had been interpreted to allow bulk collection of U.S...