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ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court in Atlanta on Wednesday allowed a lawsuit against an Alabama school board to continue over a 14-year-old girl who was used by a school employee in a plot to catch an alleged sexual predator. A middle school teacher's aide asked the 14-year-...
ATLANTA (AP) — The latest on former President Jimmy Carter, who said Wednesday that he has cancer (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Shortly after former President Jimmy Carter announced he had cancer Wednesday well-wishers took to Twitter to show their support for the 90-year-old...
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter announced he has been diagnosed with cancer in a brief statement issued Wednesday. "Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body," Carter said in the statement released by the Carter Center. "...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge ordered a county clerk in Kentucky to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, saying the clerk must follow the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was one of a handful of...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A police officer fired after fatally shooting an unarmed black college football player during a suspected burglary at a Texas car dealership could face criminal charges or civil lawsuits by the man's family members. Former officer Brad Miller's attorney...
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter announced he has been diagnosed with cancer in a brief statement issued Wednesday. "Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body," Carter said in the statement released by the Carter Center. "...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — By Wednesday, police outnumbered protesters in the St. Louis suburb that launched the "Black Lives Matter" movement, signaling that the nightly demonstrations could be fading after the anniversary of Michael Brown's death. But Ferguson, and the issues that...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho house where Ernest Hemingway wrote his last works before killing himself in the main entryway in 1961 has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Nature Conservancy owns the two-story, 2,500-square-foot house in the central...
DETROIT (AP) — The government must release mug shots of federal criminal defendants in Michigan and three other states, an appeals panel said Wednesday in a clash over privacy and public records. A three-judge panel at a federal appeals court said it must follow a 1996 decision...