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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado jury on Friday sentenced 27-year-old James Holmes to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing 12 people and injuring 70 others in a suburban Denver movie theater in 2012. How some victims' relatives and public officials...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The latest on the federal trial for a Russian military veteran who is accused of leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan (all times local): 9:15 p.m. A former Russian military tank commander charged with leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker had an email sent to his Republican supporters falsely claiming he had been caught having sex with a male prostitute, apparently believing such a smear campaign would help distract attention from an alleged extramarital affair between...
VINITA PARK, Mo. (AP) — A Ferguson court clerk fired over racist emails uncovered by the U.S. Justice Department after the police shooting death of Michael Brown has a new court job in another suburban St. Louis. Vinita Park Mayor James McGee told The Associated Press on Friday...
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A French couple who died during an afternoon hike across the searing New Mexico desert likely saved their 9-year-old son by giving him two sips of water for each one they took before the supply ran out, a sheriff said Friday. The boy was dehydrated but in...
VINITA PARK, Mo. (AP) — A white Ferguson court clerk who was fired over racist emails uncovered by the U.S. Justice Department after a police officer killed 18-year-old Michael Brown has a new job with another St. Louis-area court. Vinita Park Mayor James McGee told The...
HONOLULU (AP) — Atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea, where some Native Hawaiians have been peacefully protesting the construction of what would be one of the world's largest telescopes, astronomers have spent the past 40 years observing our universe and helping make some of the most...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida man has admitted his role in the trade of 59 illegally caught wild snakes, including a live rattler mailed to him in a coffee can. Gerard Kruse of Oviedo, Florida, appeared Friday in a federal courtroom in New York City. The 42-year-old social worker...
RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — Can a Russian military veteran accused of orchestrating and leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2009 be convicted in civilian court of being a terrorist? That novel question was handed to an American jury Friday. Irek Hamidullin is...