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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Monday threw out the conviction of a Pennsylvania man prosecuted for making threats on Facebook, but dodged the free-speech issues that had made the case intriguing to First Amendment advocates. Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency suspended its controversial collection of Americans' phone records as Congress grappled Monday with how to restore expired surveillance laws the government has used to track terrorists and spies. No solution was likely before...
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston attorney who specializes in defending people charged with drunken driving has pleaded not guilty to operating a boat while drunk after a passenger fell overboard and lost her arm in the propeller. Benjamin Urbelis was held on $75,000 bail and ordered to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Muslim woman who did not get hired after she showed up to a job interview with clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch wearing a black headscarf. The justices said that employers generally have to accommodate job...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has sided with a Muslim woman who did not get hired after she showed up to a job interview with clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch wearing a head scarf. The justices said Monday that employers generally have to accommodate job...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court says homeowners who declare bankruptcy can't void a second mortgage even if the home isn't worth what they owe on the first mortgage. The justices on Monday ruled in favor of Bank of America in two Florida cases where bankrupt...
CHICAGO (AP) — The federal government is launching a very different kind of cancer study that will assign patients drugs based on what genes drive their tumors rather than where the cancer started, such as breast or lung. The National Cancer Institute's NCI-MATCH trial will be a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says Secretary of State John Kerry's orthopedic surgeon is flying to Geneva to accompany Kerry back to the U.S. for treatment of his broken leg. Spokesman John Kirby said Monday that Dr. Dennis Burke will accompany Kerry on his flight to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tracy Morgan says he remembers nothing about the limo crash that left him in a coma, and that, a year later, he still has bad days as well as good days. Appearing live on Monday's "Today" show, he sat clutching a cane and became emotional as he recalled learning...