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WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing "significant and chronic system failures" in the nation's health system for veterans, a review ordered by President Barack Obama portrays the Department of Veterans Affairs as a struggling agency battling a corrosive culture of distrust, lacking in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors building a sweeping disabilities-benefit fraud case got a trove of data from the Facebook accounts of more than 380 people, the social media giant said this week as it disclosed a nearly yearlong legal fight over the largest set of search warrants it...
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal jury said Friday it was unable to reach a consensus on whether a former soldier should be executed for killing his young daughter in Hawaii, which doesn't have the death penalty. Because jurors were deadlocked, a judge will order Naeem Williams to spend...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state is cracking down on Los Alamos National Laboratory's attempts to extend deadlines for cleaning up toxic waste across its northern New Mexico campus. The New Mexico Environment Department sent the lab 22 letters this month denying requests for more...
HONOLULU (AP) — A former soldier convicted of killing his 5-year-old daughter will spend the rest of his life behind bars after a federal jury announced Friday it failed to agree on his sentence in the first death penalty trial in Hawaii since it became a state. Jurors...
HONOLULU (AP) — Jurors said Friday they were unable to agree on whether a former soldier should be executed for killing his young daughter in Hawaii, which doesn't have the death penalty. Because they were deadlocked, a judge will order Naeem Williams to spend the rest of his...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Mexican law enforcement on Thursday crossed into Arizona by helicopter and fired two shots at U.S. border agents. A Mexican law enforcement chopper crossed about 100 yards north into the Arizona desert, the U.S. Border Patrol said in a statement. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — Who can forget the time he put a paper bag on his head that read "I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE"? Or when he was forced to apologize for plagiarizing parts of his short film? He then promised to retire from public life. Now, he's been escorted from a Broadway theater...
RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — A tea party official charged with conspiring to take photos of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's wife inside a nursing home apparently committed suicide Friday, police said, days after Cochran won a nasty Republican primary. The body of attorney Mark Mayfield was...