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NEW YORK (AP) — A direct-mail fundraising company that sent solicitations on behalf of a disabled-veterans charity but took in most of the money raised will pay $9.7 million in damages and the charity will reorganize its board and reform its practices as part of a $24.6 million...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to consider the appeal of a popular oyster farm that federal officials want to shutter and return to wilderness along the coast of Northern California. The justices without comment left in place lower court rulings...
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — When authorities found an 11-year-old Guatemalan boy's body about a mile from Texas' southern border, they also discovered his brother's Chicago phone number scribbled on the inside of his belt buckle. The boy, wearing "Angry Birds" jeans, black leather...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California man who told an undercover FBI agent that he was committed to waging jihad and planned to travel to Pakistan to train al-Qaida fighters was sentenced Monday to 13 years in federal prison. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, 25, of Garden Grove pleaded guilty in...
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' safety crisis deepened dramatically Monday when the automaker added 8.2 million vehicles to its ballooning list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches. The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total recalls in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — No more dreaded pelvic exam? New guidelines say most healthy women can skip the yearly ritual. Routine pelvic exams don't benefit women who have no symptoms of disease and who aren't pregnant, and they can cause harm, the American College of Physicians said...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Monday's Supreme Court ruling that the Hobby Lobby crafts store chain does not have to provide all forms of birth control marks the first time the high court has said some businesses can hold religious views under federal law, in cases where there is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the court of public opinion, the 2012 Benghazi attack has been contentious. In the court of law, it's going to be a grind. The suspect in the first prosecution arising from the attack is due back in court this week. His trial promises to be a thread-the-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the court of public opinion, the 2012 Benghazi attack has been contentious. In the court of law, it's going to be a grind. The suspect in the first prosecution arising from the attack is due back in court this week. His trial promises to be a thread-the-...