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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years. A White House official says President Barack Obama will announce Holder's departure later Thursday. Holder is the first black attorney general, and his tenure is the...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is poised receive $554 million from the federal government over mismanagement of tribal resources in the largest settlement of its kind for a single American Indian tribe. Much of the land on the 27,000-square-mile reservation has been...
RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) — A Tennessee woman was charged with murder after gunning down a northwest Georgia woman because she wanted the woman's newborn baby, a sheriff said. Catherine Goins lured 30-year-old Natalia Roberts to a friend's home in Ringgold earlier this month by saying...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — An employee of an Idaho trucking company abandoned a trailer containing thousands of pounds of frozen chicken at a western Montana truck stop after the company reportedly refused to pay a ransom for the poultry, Missoula County officials said. The 53-foot...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that BP must stand by the agreement made with the companies it compensated for losses after the 2010 Gulf oil spill despite the oil giant saying some claims were overestimated. BP argued that a flawed funding formula enabled nearly...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As an immigrant activist's stay at an Oregon church to avoid deportation nears a week, he's gaining supporters, including Portland's mayor, and the church plans a rally for him. But court documents reveal more details about the troubled past of Francisco...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samuel Little has a rap sheet across half the continental U.S., but has very little time in prison to show for it. That is likely to change Thursday. Little, 74, faces life in prison without parole for murdering three women in the late 1980s during the crack...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samuel Little has a rap sheet across half the continental U.S., but has very little time in prison to show for it. That is likely to change Thursday. Little, 74, faces life in prison without parole for murdering three women in the late 1980s during the crack...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As an immigrant activist's stay at an Oregon church to avoid deportation nears a week, he's gaining supporters, including Portland's mayor, and the church plans a rally for him. But court documents reveal more details about the troubled past of Francisco...