WASHINGTON (AP) 07/26 — The Justice Department said Thursday the federal government will resume executing death-row inmates for the first time since 2003, ending an informal moratorium even as the nation sees a broad shift away from capital punishment.Read more »
By CURT ANDERSON and TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 06/04 — The Florida deputy who knew a gunman was loose at the Parkland high school but refused to go inside to confront the assailant was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges related to his inaction during the massacre that killed 17 people.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) 05/31 — The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border(all times local):
Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United States.
By BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 05/24 — A longtime Utah judge has been suspended without pay for six months after making critical comments online and in court about President Donald Trump,
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 05/08 — More Florida teachers will be eligible to carry guns in the classroom under a bill Republican Gov.
By NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) 04/26 — A Christchurch businessman has pleaded guilty to sharing a livestream video that was recorded by a gunman last month as he began killing 50 people at two New Zealand mosques.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) 04/11 — A federal judge has ruled that the East St. Louis Housing Authority’s rule prohibiting public housing tenants from owning a firearm is unconstitutional.
By MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) 04/04 — A federal judge says he will rule in the near future on the constitutionality of a government watchlist that includes more than 1 million people the FBI considers to be “known or suspected terrorists.”
By CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer 03/25 Five years after Colorado first legalized marijuana, a new study shows pot’s bad effects are sending more people to the emergency room.
By NICK PERRY, Associated Press DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) 03/24 — New Zealanders are debating the limits of free speech after their chief censor banned the 74-page manifesto written and released by the man accused of slaughtering 50 people at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.
By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) 03/13 — Police departments routinely withhold video of officer-involved shootings and other incidents from the public by using a broad exemption to state-open records laws,
By JOE McDONALD, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) 02/22 — Forgot to pay a fine in China? Then forget about buying an airline ticket.
Would-be air travelers were blocked from buying tickets 17.5 million times last year under a controversial “social credit”Read more »
By MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) 02/15 — A handful of rural counties in New Mexico are passing resolutions saying they will not require their sheriffs to enforce a sweeping slate of gun-control proposals that have gone before state lawmakers.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) 02/02 — A company has filed a lawsuit against Idaho State Police and Ada County after authorities seized nearly 7,000 pounds of cannabis from a truck headed to Colorado,Read more »
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/22 — The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up its first gun rights case in nine years,
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/29 — A man suspected of gunning down a California policeman was in the U.S.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 12/12 — The Latest on the commission that is investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The panel investigating the Florida high school massacre is recommending that teachers who volunteer and undergo extensive background checks and training be allowed to carry concealed guns on campus to stop future shootings.Read more »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/10 — The Trump administration provided adequate justification for its decision to end a program that reunited hundreds of immigrants from Central America with family members in the U.S.,Read more »
BOSTON (AP) 12/03 — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker wants a judge he nominated pulled off the bench amid a federal investigation into whether she and other court staff helped a man evade immigration officials who believe he’s in the country illegally.Read more »
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 11/28 — Baltimore filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday against the Trump administration alleging that “unlawful” efforts altering a State Department policy are restricting visa applicants and deterring law-abiding immigrants from claiming public assistance.