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Texas Executes Man Despite Request of Victim's…

The children of San Antonio convenience store owner Hasmukh "Hash" Patel did not want Christopher Young to be executed for his murder—but Texas executed him Tuesday night anyway. Young, 34, received a lethal injection after lawyers failed to win a last-minute reprieve from Gov. Greg Abbott, the San Antonio...

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid…

A lawyer who attended a Las Vegas concert where a gunman killed 58 people last year is calling a casino operator's lawsuits against hundreds of victims a "bullying tactic"

Ohio prison staff set to execute killer of man…

Ohio is set to execute a condemned killer for a three-decades-old fatal stabbing

Trump backs off siding with Russia over US…

Trump contends summit with Russia a "great success," backs off earlier remarks undermining U.S. intelligence agencies

2-year sentence for teacher who fired gun in classroom

A teacher who fired a gun inside a Georgia classroom has been sentenced to two years behind bars

Yemen president defends Saudi-led strikes

Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi says he has no regrets about the Saudi-led military operation in Yemen.

Onetime Trump Critic Martha Roby Wins GOP House…

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama’s Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.

Cool as a Cucumber? It Might Be Better to Be…

If you are job hunting, it might be better to be excited than to be calm. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Many state lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct…

More than two dozen state lawmakers accused of sexual harassment in the #MeToo era decided to run for re-election or for a new legislative seat this year, and many of them are succeeding

Washington Metro, union leaders meet amid strike threat

Leaders of the Washington Metro's largest union have met with Metro officials in the first meeting since workers overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike, but little appears to have been resolved

Delta begins push to attract more people as pilots

Man accused of killing 2 appointed high-priced attorney

A man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a Florida police officer has been appointed the high-priced attorney he asked for last year

New Blood Test May Detect Melanoma In Early Stages

In a new study, scientists used an experimental blood test to identify people who had early-stage melanoma with almost 80 percent accuracy.

Elon Musk apologizes for calling rescue diver a pedophile

Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile

Immigrant children describe treatment in…

Immigrant children are complaining of hunger, cold and fear in a voluminous court filing about conditions in U.S. holding facilities

Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key…

Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key officials who were at center of previous one

Investigation leads to closure of 6 Virginia fox…

The Virginia attorney general's office says a two-year investigation has led to the closure of six fox pens, enclosures in which wild foxes are contained to be chased by hunting dogs

Soccer team rescued from cave expected to leave…

The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand are expected to be released from the hospital and to speak about their ordeal

Prominent sovereign citizen sentenced for federal bank fraud

A prominent sovereign citizen has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for conspiring to launder money