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Arkansas court won't let judge hear execution…

The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won't allow a judge who demonstrated against the death penalty the same day he blocked the state from using a lethal injection drugs to resume hearing execution cases

North Carolina university shooting suspect pleads…

The man charged with killing two North Carolina university students and wounding four others in their classroom in April has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.

Court halts timber activity in Southwest over…

A US judge has halted tree-cutting activities across thousands of square miles of the Southwest until federal agencies can get a better handle on how to monitor the population of a threatened owl.

No small fry: German govt haggles over climate…

The leaders of Germany's governing parties are meeting Thursday to thrash out the final details of a plan to cut the country's greenhouse gas emissions, a day before protesters plan to descend on Berlin demanding climate action

'Why I recover the bodies of the drowned'

Keith Cormican has travelled as far as Nepal to recover the bodies of drowning victims. A personal tragedy spurred him to do this.

UNC-Duke program too positive on Islam, Trump…

The Trump administration is threatening to cut grant funding to a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University

Prosecutors present evidence in California…

Prosecutors began presenting evidence Thursday to a judge who will decide whether a man should face trial on charges of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue on the last day of Passover, killing a woman and injuring three other people

Airbnb says it will go public in 2020

Home-sharing site Airbnb says it will go public in 2020

Boy improving after Michigan buggy crash kills 3…

The condition of a 6-year-old boy is improving, a day after his three siblings were killed when their horse-drawn buggy was struck on a rural Michigan road

Interior Dept. Transferring Public Land For…

The 560 acres being transferred to the U.S. Army include parts of New Mexico, California and Arizona.

Walgreens, Google affiliate to launch drone delivery test

Walgreens and a Google affiliate are testing drone deliveries that can put drugstore products on customer doorsteps minutes after being ordered

The Latest: More than 1,000 rescues, evacuations…

Officials in Houston say there have been more than 1,000 rescues and evacuations because of rising waters caused by the remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda

Florida man held without bond in deaths of wife…

Authorities say a man suspected of killing his wife and four children and driving around with their bodies has returned to Florida to face murder charges

Press freedom advocates troubled by suit against…

The former administrator for Iowa's third-largest city is suing the area's biggest newspaper, claiming that its coverage was unfair and cost him his job, in a case that has alarmed advocates for press freedom

Trudeau can look to US politicians amid brownface…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau need only look to the United States for lessons on how to survive the furor over a photo of him in brownface at a costume party nearly two decades ago

'This is about who holds power in this country'

Joanna Cherry SNP and Jolyon Maugham QC were booed by pro-Brexit demonstrators outside the Supreme Court.

Alabama Gov. Ivey says she is being treated for malignancy

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says she will receive treatment after a malignancy was discovered on her lung

Utah school district accidentally shares ex-employee threat

A private notice sent to the top officials of a Utah school district about an ex-employee threatening to kill people has been publicly shared and caused panic among students