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CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the resentencing of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (all times local): 11:05 a.m. A defense attorney describes Rod Blagojevich as "a different man" who has made "extraordinary efforts to redeem himself" since he was incarcerated for corruption...
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say one of three people who fell from a Ferris wheel during a county fair in Tennessee suffered a head injury and remains hospitalized in serious condition. Greeneville Police Capt. Tim Davis said during a news conference the other two were...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday dealt another defeat to New Jersey's yearslong attempt to legalize sports betting, setting aside the state's legal challenge to a federal betting ban. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling invalidated a law passed by...
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge will decide Tuesday whether to cut ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence on more than a dozen convictions upheld by an appellate court, including that he sought to exchange an appointment to President Barack Obama's old U.S...
MIAMI (AP) — Records show that the woman who told a Miami judge that her missing toddler is dead was on Florida's welfare agency's radar when the girl and her twin brother were born. The Miami Herald ( http://hrld.us/2aHlcV1 ) reports that while the search continues for Angela...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton will call on Congress to return to Washington and pass emergency funding for the Zika response during a visit to a Miami neighborhood dealing with the first U.S. outbreak of the disease. On Tuesday afternoon, the Democratic presidential...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people in America overwhelmingly support LGBT rights when it comes to policies on employment, health care and adoption, according to a new survey. The GenForward survey of Americans ages 18-30 found that support for those policies has increased over the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rio Olympics are in full swing: Michael Phelps is back to winning races in the pool, Simone Biles is running up the score in the gym and Hillary Clinton is advertising with eyes on doing just as well on Election Day. Donald Trump isn't even competing. The...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas waterslide billed as the world's tallest remained off-limits as authorities pressed to figure out how a state lawmaker's 10-year-old son died of a neck injury while riding it. Details remained murky about what happened Sunday to Caleb Thomas...