Woman convicted in texting suicide case seeks…

The Massachusetts woman sentenced to 15 months in jail for urging her suicidal boyfriend via text messages to take his own life is asking for early release

The Latest: Imelda's rains cause delay at Houston…

Hundreds of flights have been canceled or delayed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston due to heavy rain and flooding in Southeast Texas

The Latest: No fetal remains found at closed…

Officials whose offices are investigating the discovery of more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains at an Illinois house of a late doctor who had performed abortions for decades in Indiana will discuss the case

Greece: Oxygen-starved fish dying in drought-hit…

Tens of thousands of dead fish have been found on the banks of a lake in northern Greece after high temperatures and drought conditions caused a severe drop in water levels

Sheriff: Police officer kills man who killed woman in store

A sheriff in northeast Mississippi says a police officer has shot and killed a man who had just killed a woman in a small-town convenience store

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'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

UN official: Humanitarian situation in NW Syria 'alarming'

Senior UN official says humanitarian situation in last rebel stronghold in Syria is 'alarming'

Labor nominee says he won't be influenced by…

President Donald Trump's pick to lead Labor Department is trying to assure senators that legal work for corporate clients won't influence his actions as a Cabinet member

Florida man drove with bodies of wife, 4 kids to Georgia

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

Huawei debuts phone without Google apps as US…

Huawei is launching a new flagship smartphone that will run on the Chinese tech giant's own version of Google's Android operating system because of U.S. export sanctions

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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

Ex-lover in corn rake killing: Woman was afraid…

The field manager of an Iowa hog farm has testified that a woman he was having an affair told him last year she was deathly afraid of her husband _ a man now accused of using a corn rake to kill her

3 politicians sorry for using, defending…

Three city council members in New Jersey's capital city have now apologized for using or defending anti-Semitic language while discussing actions taken by the city's Jewish attorney

Toppled Tunisian ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali…

Tunisia's autocratic ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, dies at age 83

Man stops rainforest mega-dam

Peter Kallang has been awarded a top environmental prize for leading a successful campaign to stop a mega-dam being built in Borneo's rainforest.

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UNC-Duke program too positive on Islam, Trump officials say

The Trump administration is threatening to cut grant funding to a Middle East studies program at the University of North Carolina and Duke University, saying it advances "ideological priorities" and that unfairly promotes "the positive aspects of Islam"

3 killed in Chicago shooting idenfitied; attackers at large

Authorities have identified three young men who were gunned down while standing outside a convenience store on Chicago's West Side