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Man videotaped slapping reporter's rear on live TV chargedA Georgia man who was videotaped slapping a female reporter's rear on live TV has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of sexual battery
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019 file photo, an abortion opponent sings to herself outside the Jackson Womens Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss. A federal appeals court declared Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 that Mississippi's ban on abortion at 15 weeks is unconstitutional, dealing a blow to those seeking to overturn the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Mississippi 15-week abortion ban is blocked by appeals courtA federal appeals court says Mississippi's ban on abortion at 15 weeks is unconstitutional
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, interior Secretary David Bernhardt listens during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Less than half of employees are projected to go along when the Trump administration moves headquarters for the bureau overseeing the country’s vast public lands from Washington, to Grand Junction, Colo. The administration defends the shift West. Former bureau officials predict a brain drain that will weaken protections for hundreds of millions of acres. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Opponents warn of staff exodus as US breaks up lands bureauOpponents of the Trump administration's plan to break up the Washington, D
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Florida city mum on ransom demands by cyberattackersA Florida city is confirming that hackers seeking to extort money were responsible for crippling its computer systems earlier this week
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Report: Whistleblower says ICE denied healthcare to migrantsA whistleblower report provided to BuzzFeed News alleges U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has “systematically provided inadequate medical and mental health care” to detained migrants
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Cyberattack, ransomware hobbles New Orleans city governmentNew Orleans officials say investigators have discovered ransomware as they investigate a suspected cyberattack that led to a shutdown of city computers
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 photo, Mike Carpenter, uncle of Greg Longenecker, pauses as he is interviewed by The Associated Press in Reading, Pa. A federal lawsuit accuses Pennsylvania State Police of gross recklessness for using a bulldozer to chase and inadvertently run over and kill Longenecker, who had fled after being caught growing marijuana on public land.  An amended complaint, filed Thursday, Dec. 12 quotes a state police helicopter pilot as expressing shock that a police colleague was using the bulldozer to look for Longenecker, who was hiding in thick brush. Cpl. Edward Stefanides said the bulldozer appeared to be “coming in blind” and that he tried to tell its operator to stop. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)
Suit: Pilot tried to warn before dozer killed pot suspectThe family of a marijuana suspect who wound up dead under the treads of a bulldozer commandeered by Pennsylvania State Police has filed an amended lawsuit that raises new questions about the agency's tactics
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE- In this Nov. 18, 2019 file photo, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz speaks in St. Paul, Minn. Gov. Walz said Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, that the Minnesota state government will continue to consent to refugee resettlement. The Democratic governor made the declaration in a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in response to a recent executive order from President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski)
Mom of boy missing since ’94 doubts claim man is her son A woman whose 4-year-old son reportedly disappeared a quarter-century ago at a suburban Detroit shopping mall has doubts that a man who says he may be the boy truly is
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - This Aug. 2, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, U.S. health regulators said they approved the drug Vyondys 53 for a debilitating form of muscular dystrophy, a surprise decision after the medication was rejected for safety concerns just four months earlier. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
In surprise decision, US approves muscular dystrophy drugThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second drug to treat muscular dystrophy, the debilitating disease that causes loss of movement and early death
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Man found eaten by alligator actually died of meth overdoseFlorida officials say a man who was found partially eaten by an alligator actually died of a meth overdose
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE- In this Oct. 29, 2019, file photo, Republican Matt Bevin looks on during the final Kentucky gubernatorial debate between Bevin, the incumbent, and Democratic candidate Andy Beshear in Highland Heights, Ky. With a few days left in his term as Kentucky's governor, Republican Matt Bevin offered some unsolicited advice to his successor and political rival, urging Democrat Andy Beshear to confront the toughest tasks facing the state the same way he did.  (Albert Cesare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, Pool, Fil)
Lawmakers want former Ky. Gov. Bevin's pardons investigatedKentucky lawmakers are expressing outrage at a spree of pardons issued by former Gov. Matt Bevin
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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