General News

Judge denies request to boost number of Trump voters in jury

Jan 18, 2018

Judge: Kansas men accused of plotting to bomb apartments housing Somali refugees have no legal basis to request prospective jurors from counties where more residents voted for Trump

Lawmaker seeks home school oversight after 13 found captive

Jan 18, 2018

California lawmaker calls for greater oversight of home schools after 13 malnourished siblings were found captive in a home that doubled as a private school

Suit: Gay couple gets 'hateful' flyers, not wedding programs

Jan 18, 2018

A gay couple says in a federal lawsuit that a printing company sent them pamphlets with messages about temptation and sin instead of the custom wedding programs they ordered for their special day

'Psychic' paid $3.5M for exorcisms sentenced for tax evasion

Jan 18, 2018

A purported psychic who charged an elderly Massachusetts woman $3.5 million for exorcisms and "spiritual cleansing" has been sentenced for evading taxes

Award may drop name of author tied to sterilization movement

Jan 18, 2018

The Vermont Board of Libraries is recommending changing the name of a children's book award that now honors a prominent Vermont author and activist accused of once supporting sterilizing people with severe mental and physical disabilities

UN envoy says military forces in Libya are flexing muscles

Jan 18, 2018

The U.N. envoy for Libya says military forces "are flexing their muscles in many parts of the country" and the oil-rich nation needs a competent government

The Latest: Student behind racist video says she was wrong

Jan 17, 2018

A former University of Alabama student says she was wrong and "there's no excuse" for videos she posted using a racial slur

Uber nearing autonomous cars without human backup driver

Jan 17, 2018

Uber's automous vehicle chief says the service plans to carry passengers in autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers in about the same time frame as competitors, which expect to be on the road at the latest sometime next year

Motion-activated cameras capture animals being wild, weird

Jan 17, 2018

A growing number of scientists in the U.S. are using motion-activated cameras to help them study wildlife.

Colorado man's body found encased in concrete in crawl space

Jan 17, 2018

Prosecutors charged a Colorado woman with her father's murder this week after police investigating his disappearance found the 69-year-old man's body encased in concrete in the crawl space under his home

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