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Woman on Texas death row loses appeal

Texas' highest criminal court has refused an appeal from Kimberly Cargill, an East Texas woman on death row for the slaying seven years ago of her developmentally disabled baby sitter

UC Berkeley braces for violence if Ann Coulter…

The University of California, Berkeley says it's preparing for possible violence on campus whether Ann Coulter comes to speak or not

Legal showdown over Coulter's scrapped speech at…

Conservative students see discrimination, administrators insist they are responding to safety concerns

All 100 Senators Invited To White House For North…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell convened the briefing, but it's still unusual for the entire Senate to meet up at the White House.

The Latest: Ruling: No evidence that execution…

A court transcript shows a federal judge ruled that there wasn't enough evidence that an Arkansas execution amounted to inhumane torture

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Suspended Alabama chief justice Moore running for…

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice and gay marriage opponent Roy Moore says he is running for U.S. Senate

Police: Captive woman found in pit in man's…

Police say an Ohio man with mental health problems kidnapped a neighbor and kept her trapped in a small grave-like pit in his backyard shed, where her cries for help alerted other people living nearby and led to her rescue

Bolling on how to handle the illegal immigration…

DHS opens new office to assist victims of crimes committed by illegal immigrants

New Orleans Begins Controversial Removal Of…

Removing the statues has seen a lot of pushback from city residents. It's also seen multiple challenges in court.

Georgia sets execution for man convicted of killing doctor

A Georgia death row inmate convicted of killing a 73-year-old doctor is set for execution next month

Illinois board terminates Hastert's state…

An Illinois retirement board is terminating the pension that imprisoned former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert receives for his service in the Illinois General Assembly

Yale grad students pledge hunger strike to press…

As a union push stalls at Yale University, organizers are stepping up pressure to bring the administration to the negotiating table

Federal court in San Francisco blocks sanctuary…

Claudia Cowan reports

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New York's Police Body Camera Program Is Finally…

The program was initially ordered back in 2013 after a federal judge decided that the NYPD's stop-and-frisk tactics were unconstitutional.

Russian with HIV seeking US asylum is detained in Florida

Immigration authorities are detaining a gay Russian man infected with HIV who was seeking U.S. asylum in California

Those caught up in 1992 LA riot reflect on causes…

Twenty-five years ago, a jury acquitted four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King in what was one of the first violent police-civilian confrontations captured on video

Linguists search for words in parsing Trump's…

A new era of White House oratory is underway, chock full of asides, bravado and simple superlatives

Ann Coulter may speak in public UC Berkeley square

Police ready for a possible appearance by the conservative commentator

In Denver, There's A Church For Marijuana

The International Church of Cannabis opened its doors on 4/20 despite efforts from a legislator to block it.

Lawsuits: Missouri jail stunk like a sewer

Two men once detained at the Jackson County jail in Missouri have filed separate lawsuits saying sewage backed up in their cells and the stench was so intense at times that they could not sleep

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High numbers of humpback whales dying off…

Federal officials say humpback whales have been dying in unusually large numbers along the Atlantic Coast

US colleges confront a new era of…

Colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employees safe in a time of political polarization

Intercontinental ballistic missile flies 4,000…

Raw video: Minuteman III missile launched from military base in California splashes down in South Pacific