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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy. The decision clears the way for a last plea from both...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. The forum will bring together almost all of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police at Los Angeles International Airport are looking for a Special Olympics athlete who vanished just hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Northern California. Police spokesman Rob Pedregon says Shion Isimel of the Ivory...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Carter Center says former President Jimmy Carter has undergone a medical procedure to remove a small mass in his liver, and that he's expected to make a full recovery. A statement released by Carter's spokeswoman Deanna Congileo described Monday's operation at...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial reached a decision Monday on whether to keep the death penalty as an option for gunman James Holmes. The jury deliberated for less than three hours, starting Thursday after Holmes' parents made an emotional...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and light-emitting diodes, or LED. But students at the central Illinois campus don't just bury their heads in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans said Monday that they have the votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped of their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran. Since Republicans hold a commanding 246...
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton turned himself in Monday to face charges that he misled investors and didn't disclose money he made for referring financial clients as part of his private business before becoming the state's top lawyer in January. Paxton...
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside a county courthouse in Mississippi on Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, law enforcement officials said. The suspect has been arrested and is in jail, Madison County Sheriff Randy...