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BOSTON (AP) — A judge has rejected a bail request from a friend of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect while he awaits trial on charges of impeding the investigation. Khairullozhon Matanov (hy-ROO'-luh-zhahn MAH'-tuh-nahf), a friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev (TAM'-ehr-luhn tsahr...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who has fathered children with several women has agreed to get a vasectomy to knock up to five years off his prison term in a child endangerment case that has evoked the country's dark history of forced sterilization. None of the charges...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Obama administration justified using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas by citing the war against al-Qaida and by saying a surprise attack against an American in a foreign land would not violate the laws of war, according to a previously...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Monday ruled that large retailers aren't required to have defibrillators on hand to help treat customers and workers who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. The ruling signals the end of a Los Angeles-area family's wrongful-death...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Driven by exceptionally warm ocean waters, Earth smashed a record for heat in May and is likely to keep on breaking high temperature marks, experts say. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Monday said May's average temperature on Earth of 59.93...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday released a previously secret memo that provided legal justification for using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas. The memo concluded that the killing of an al-Qaida leader who had been born in the United...
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo is scheduled to appear in court Monday in connection with her domestic violence arrest at her sister's home in Kirkland, in suburban Seattle. Officers said Solo was intoxicated early Saturday when she was accused of...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A report released Monday detailing the handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case faults police and prosecutors for long delays in bringing charges but found no evidence that politics affected the investigation. The report, commissioned by...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 130,000 people poured through the gates of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway each night of the weekend-long Electric Daisy Carnival, a dazzling, multi-sensory ode to electronic dance music. But tragedy also marked the festival. Montgomery Tsang of San...