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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the abduction and killing of Jacob Wetterling (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A plea deal for the killer of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling calls for no charges in the boy's death. Danny Heinrich admitted abducting, sexually assaulting and shooting...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the abduction and killing of Jacob Wetterling (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The man who killed 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling more than a quarter-century ago is detailing how he carried out the crime. Danny Heinrich admitted in federal court Tuesday...
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson settled her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes for a reported $20 million and a public apology Tuesday, ending the case that triggered the downfall of the cable channel's chief executive. Carlson alleged in a...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is going after an asteroid this week like never before. It's launching a spacecraft to the exotic black rock named Bennu (BEN-oo). Once there, the spacecraft will vacuum up handfuls of gravel from the asteroid's surface, and then in a grand...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — On a perfect summer day, James Phillips hopped on his motorcycle with his 14-year-old daughter and took off through the West Virginia mountains. He and Mykala roared through three tanks of gas in 11 hours and came home exhilarated. "She made...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the death penalty in America gradually dying? There have been just two executions since May 1 and the total for 2016 probably will hit a 25-year low. Execution drug shortages, sometimes grotesque errors in death chambers and legal challenges to sentences...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A coalition of New York-based advocates on Tuesday launched a national campaign to press large retailers, restaurant chains and other companies to end on-call and last-minute scheduling, which allows companies to assign shifts to workers with only a few hours...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the death penalty in America gradually dying? There have been just two executions since May 1 and the total for 2016 probably will hit a 25-year low. Execution drug shortages, sometimes grotesque errors in death chambers and legal challenges to sentences...
HANGZHOU, China (AP) — Mostly unnoticed amid the political brawl over climate change, the United States has undergone a quiet transformation in how and where it gets its energy during Barack Obama's presidency, slicing the nation's output of polluting gases that are warming...