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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 college shooting suspect set for…

A man accused in the fatal shootings on a North Carolina college campus is scheduled to make a court appearance

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.

The Latest: Texas governor declares disaster due…

Gov. Greg Abbott has declared 13 counties disaster areas after heavy rain and flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda swamped parts of Southeast Texas

Airbnb says it will go public in 2020

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

Interior Dept. Transferring Public Land For…

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

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

Court suspends key permits for planned Minnesota…

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has suspended two key permits for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine ahead of a hearing next month

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

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

'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.

Trump sues Manhattan DA seeking to block tax…

President Donald Trump is asking a federal judge to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax returns

Police: Mom left child in car while working at strip club

Police say they found a 3-year-old girl wandering in a parking lot while her mother worked inside a South Florida strip club

US stock indexes edge higher as early rally loses…

U.S. stock indexes are edging higher in afternoon trading after an early rally lost some of its strength