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BOSTON (AP) — A former high-ranking member of the New England Mafia was arrested in Florida on Monday on charges he lied to federal officials about the 1993 killing of a Boston nightclub owner. Robert DeLuca, a former capo in the Patriarca crime family, was indicted by a federal...
SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — The cod isn't just a fish to David Goethel. It's his identity, his ticket to middle-class life, his link to a historic industry. "I paid for my education, my wife's education, my house, my kids' education; my slice of America was paid for on cod," said...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A scheduled vote in Northern California is expected to decide whether to ban rail shipments of coal over concerns it would pose a public health or safety hazard. A yes vote Monday afternoon by the Oakland City Council could scuttle the plan to build a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the broad reach of a federal law that bars people with misdemeanor domestic violence convictions from owning guns. The justices rejected arguments that the law covers only intentional or knowing acts of abuse and not those...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision striking down Texas' strict regulation of abortion clinics (all times local): 12:55 p.m. At the U.S. Supreme Court, the justices' decision in the Texas abortion clinic case provoked a strong response from Justice...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether Republican lawmakers in North Carolina relied too heavily on race when they redrew the state's congressional districts in ways that gave the GOP a powerful advantage in the swing state. The justices...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision striking down Texas' strict regulation of abortion clinics (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Former state Sen. Wendy Davis says the Supreme Court striking down Texas' abortion law validates a 2013 filibuster she staged...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-3 on Monday that Texas' sweeping anti-abortion law is unconstitutional. Here are details about the ruling and the law, known as HB2: 'BEYOND RATIONAL BELIEF' THAT TEXAS LAW PROTECTED WOMEN'S HEALTH So wrote Justice Ruth Bader...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century. The justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics that had argued the regulations were only a veiled...