Government And Politics

Official urges expulsion of lawmaker accused of assault

Dec 13, 2017

Kentucky's Democratic attorney general says the state House of Representatives should take steps to expel a Republican lawmaker accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in 2013

All 4 Polish death metal band members released from jail

Dec 13, 2017

All four members of a Polish death metal band have been released from jail as they await trial on charges of raping a Washington state woman

Addiction, mental illness complicate help for the homeless

Dec 13, 2017

Everett, Washington, is deploying teams of social workers and police officers to connect services to the hardcore homeless living in the woods, in cars or on the streets

Addiction, mental illness complicate help for the homeless

Dec 13, 2017

Everett, Washington, is deploying teams of social workers and police officers to connect services to the hardcore homeless living in the woods, in cars or on the streets.

Ex-polygamous sect leader gets nearly 5 years in fraud case

Dec 13, 2017

A former polygamous sect leader has been sentenced to nearly five years for a food stamp fraud scheme and for escaping home confinement while awaiting trial

First lady hopes giving spirit continues through holidays

Dec 13, 2017

Melania Trump says she hopes the giving spirit that Americans displayed during a season of devastating hurricanes will continue over Christmas and into the new year

The Latest: Subway bomb suspect detained, no bail requested

Dec 13, 2017

Bangladeshi immigrant accused of setting off pipe bomb in New York subway system appears in court by video from hospital room to face terrorism charges, will remain detained

Ohio appeals court orders release of juror questionnaires

Dec 13, 2017

An Ohio appeals court has ordered a judge to release jury questionnaires used for the second trial of a white police officer in the shooting of an unarmed black motorist

Abbas says UN should replace US as Mideast mediator

Dec 13, 2017

Palestinian leader calls on U.N. to replace Washington as a Mideast mediator, suggests he might not cooperate with any Trump efforts to broker Israeli-Palestinian deal

Gold company expands Alaska operations north of Fairbanks

Dec 13, 2017

A gold company has acquired mineral rights to land north of Fairbanks that is believed to contain millions of ounces of gold

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