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Advocates warn citizenship, digital divide may affect Census

January 9, 2020

Leaders of advocacy groups warned lawmakers on Thursday that the fight over a failed citizenship question, the digital divide and the wording of questions on Hispanic origin and race may lead to... more »»

Video in apparent Epstein suicide attempt is lost, US says

January 9, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Video footage of the area around Jeffrey Epstein's jail cell on a day he survived an apparent suicide attempt “no longer exists,” federal prosecutors told a judge Thursday. more »»

'Keep Facebook off our beach': Oregonians resist cable plan

January 9, 2020

TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — A battle playing out in Oregon is pitting residents of a tiny coastal town with no stoplights or cellphone service against one of the world's biggest tech companies. more »»

Woman caught in NYC terrorism sting sentenced to 15 years

January 9, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a New York City woman to 15 years in federal prison for studying how to make bombs for a terrorist attack that prosecutors said would have targeted law... more »»

Weinstein judge won't step aside as jury selection resumes

January 9, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — The judge in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial declined the defense's request that he step aside as jury selection dipped into a third day Thursday. more »»

Old lead pipes pushes replacement plan in New Jersey capital

January 9, 2020

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — All 37,000 of the lead water pipes in New Jersey's capital city will be replaced over the next five years at an estimated cost of $150 million, Trenton officials said Thursday. more »»

Bill Cosby asks Pennsylvania high court to review conviction

January 9, 2020

Comedian Bill Cosby filed an appeal Thursday of a court decision last month that upheld his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home. more »»

Prosecutors recommend probation for teen's hoax SWAT calls

January 9, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old boy who admitted in court to making hoax phone calls to authorities in a half-dozen states should receive a one-year sentence with credit for time served, an... more »»

Facebook riles tiny Oregon town with plan for undersea cable

January 9, 2020

TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — A battle playing out in Oregon is pitting residents of a tiny coastal town with no stoplights or cellphone service against one of the world's biggest tech companies. more »»

California could launch generic prescription drug label

January 9, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could become the first state with its own prescription drug label under a proposal Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thursday. more »»

Ex-Alaska governor Bill Walker chosen for Harvard fellowship

January 9, 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Bill Walker, who was one of the country's few politically unaffiliated governors, plans to discuss with students bridging the political divide during an upcoming, on-campus... more »»

Court to decide if private border wall can go next to river

January 9, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — For Tommy Fisher, a federal court hearing set for Thursday next to the U.. more »»

Appeals court keeps block of Trump immigration rule in place

January 9, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York on Wednesday rejected a motion from the Trump administration that would have allowed it to implement a policy connecting the use of public... more »»

City's new treasurer says racist officials won't seat her

January 9, 2020

The newly elected treasurer of a small city in western Pennsylvania asserted in a lawsuit Wednesday that city officials plotted to block her from taking office because she is black. more »»

Program meant to curb repeat hospital stays fails big test

January 9, 2020

Researchers thought they had a way to keep hard-to-treat patients from constantly returning to the hospital and racking up big medical bills. more »»

California governor seeks $1 billion to target homelessness

January 9, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A billion-dollar investment last year has yet to curtail California's growing homeless crisis, and with the state awash in revenue, Gov. more »»

Mississippi moms question state as they bury slain inmates

January 9, 2020

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Manslaughter isn't supposed to be a death sentence. Nor is burglary. Nor is armed robbery, selling cocaine or stealing a vehicle. more »»

Judge orders Google to turn over Jussie Smollett's emails

January 9, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has ordered Google to turn over a year's worth of Jussie Smollett's emails, private messages, photographs and location data to a special prosecutor who is looking into why... more »»

Lawsuit filed after six people found dead in Vegas fire

January 8, 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The sister of one of six residents found dead after a Las Vegas apartment building fire filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the property owner, who officials say had... more »»

Moon river: Rocket part ferried on the mighty Mississippi

January 8, 2020

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With a brass band playing and a parade of workers sporting Mardi Gras beads, a huge component of a new rocket system was wheeled slowly from a New Orleans spacecraft factory on... more »»

 
 
 

 

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