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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal court hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents arrested on charges that they were trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State militant group. Criminal charges filed Saturday say Jaelyn Delshaun Young, 19, and...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday declined to review the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, letting his convictions on public corruption charges stand. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had unanimously upheld McDonnell's...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has declined to review the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, letting his convictions on public corruption charges stand. The 15-member 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued the decision Tuesday. A three-judge panel of the...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal court hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents arrested on charges that they were trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State militant group. Criminal charges filed Saturday say Jaelyn Delshaun Young, 19, and...
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — For the second time in as many weeks, residents had to evacuate their homes after a new wildfire erupted near a destructive blaze that has been burning for days in Northern California's rocky hills north of San Francisco. The new blaze, which erupted...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The criminal case against three former high-ranking Penn State administrators is headed to a Pennsylvania appellate courtroom, nearly four years after two of them were first charged. A decision against them could clear the way for trial. The group of...
NEW YORK (AP) — No Longer Empty is a nonprofit arts group that seeks out empty and underutilized spaces for art installations throughout New York City. But it does more than transform empty storefronts into temporary exhibition space. All its projects relate to the building's...
BOSTON (AP) — The furor on Capitol Hill over Planned Parenthood has stoked a debate about the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research, but U.S. scientists have been using such cells for decades to develop vaccines and seek treatments for a host of ailments, from...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With Donald Trump's presidential bid generating news as well as comedy gold, Stephen Colbert is itching to get his share of the laughs once he returns to the air Sept. 8 as host of CBS' "The Late Show." "Every night I light a candle that he stays in...