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55 min ago | KOAT-TV

Police: Craigslist meet leads to Mich. deaths

A headless body of a man found in a wooded Michigan park had local police in Michigan wondering how -- and why.


Related Topix: Local Search, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Wyoming, MI

2 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs in the country.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, Violent Crime, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Prison, Death Penalty

3 hrs ago |

Denver agrees to pay $3.3M to settle abuse case

The tentative payout is believed to be among the largest in Denver's history to resolve a civil rights case.


3 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Pat Schroeder: Clinton would face 'subdued sexism'

Former House Democrat Pat Schroeder predicts that Hillary Clinton would face "a lot of sexism" if she decides to run for president in 2016.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics

7 hrs ago | NBC12

Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to... Georgia Republicans have only a few more hours before they have a Senate nominee in a race that will help decide which party ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US Supreme Court

7 hrs ago | ABC News

Oops! EPA Goes off Topic, Tweets About Kardashian

The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Twitter, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell

9 hrs ago | Yahoo!

FAA bans US-Tel Aviv flights

In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.


Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Middle East, Delta Galil Industries, Apparel, Malaysia, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft

11 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Italy arrests smugglers accused of killing dozens

The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Explosion, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

12 hrs ago | WJKX-FM Hattiesburg

The Supreme Court's Coming Paralysis

It's a question that's roiled the liberal universe for years: Why won't 81-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg resign from the Supreme Court and give President Obama the chance to pick her successor, in case the Senate turns Republican after the mid-terms? Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe, one of the left's jurisprudential ... (more)


Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara

13 hrs ago | FOX23

Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor, US Military, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

16 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blue

Little hope for success for a gridlocked Congress

A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat

18 hrs ago |

GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

Voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide between Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue after a closely watched campaign shaped largely by each candidate's personal history rather than the issues.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, Dollar General, Retail, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

47 shot. 5 dead. Chicago officials meet

After an 11-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a friend's bedroom floor, Chicago officials met Monday to discuss the city's recent surge in gun violence.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

Cybercast News Service

Judge tosses Wisconsin senator's health care suit

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a U.S. senator's lawsuit challenging a requirement that congressional members and their staffs to obtain government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges, saying the senator had no grounds to sue.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Small Business, Health Insurance, Personal Finance, Health

Stars and Stripes

Ex-soldier undecided on murder-conviction appeal

Lawyers for a former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided a death sentence for his 5-year-old daughter's death want him to consult with an appellate attorney before deciding whether to appeal his murder conviction.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


Arizona execution-drug case heads to US Supreme Court

A case challenging Arizona's refusal to reveal detailed information about the lethal combination it will use to put an inmate to death is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Death Penalty

Idaho woman appeals NSA surveillance lawsuit

Anna Smith of Coeur d'Alene sued the NSA last year, contending that the agency's collection of the data amounts to an illegal search and seizure, prohibited under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Coeur d'Alene, ID, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, ACLU

WIS-TV Columbia

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Gay/Lesbian, Prison, Transgender, Rick Perry, US Governors


Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian, Law, Employment / Labor Law, George Bush

Click Orlando

TSA passenger security fee rises

Airline passenger security fees charged by the Transportation Security Administration are increasing because of the congressional budget deal passed in December.


Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan