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BOSTON (AP) — Minority students at three prestigious law schools say they want to delay final exams because they've been busy protesting grand jury decisions in the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of white police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Missouri, and...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The top executive charged in a chemical spill that left 300,000 people without drinking water lied about his role with the company to protect his personal wealth of nearly $8 million from lawsuits, according to an FBI affidavit. In bankruptcy court...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors will drop attempted murder charges against a mother charged with trying to kill her three children by driving them into the ocean and she will plead not guilty by reason of insanity to child abuse, her attorney said Tuesday. Assistant...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The parents of some children killed in the 2012 Newtown school shooting have filed court documents indicating they plan to file wrongful death lawsuits, but it's not clear who would be sued. Parents of 11 of the 20 first-graders shot to death at Sandy Hook...
DENVER (AP) — With demand increasing across the West, Colorado is drawing up a strategy to keep some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring — most of which flows downstream to drought-stricken California, Arizona, Nevada and...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado is drawing up a strategy to capture and protect some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring. Drought-stricken California and other states have legal claim to two-thirds of the water that flows from Colorado...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Abu Zubaydah was the CIA's guinea pig. He was the first high-profile al Qaida terror suspect captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, and the first to vanish into the spy agency's secret prisons, the first subjected to grinding white noise and sleep deprivation...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's harsh interrogation program depicts terror detainee Abu Zubaydah as the agency's guinea pig in the development of information-mining tactics that critics cite as torture. The report says Zubaydah was the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Only a fraction of campus sexual assault victims go to police. Senators on Tuesday grappled with the thorny issue of why some just let their college handle it — or don't report it at all. Some sexual assault victims have said they prefer to work within their...