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Supreme Court says government has broad authority when detaining some immigrants

A narrowly divided Supreme Court said that federal authorities have broad authority to detain legal immigrants who have committed certain...

March 19, 2019 4:30 pm


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Mississippi Senate OKs ban on abortion after fetal heartbeat

Mississippi senators have passed the final version of a bill that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about...

March 19, 2019 4:20 pm


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Hawaii bills push 1st state ban on plastics in restaurants

Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that...

March 19, 2019 4:10 pm


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USC could expel students in admissions bribery scandal

The University of Southern California says a review of students possibly connected to a college admissions bribery scandal could lead to...

March 19, 2019 3:40 pm


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Asylum seekers waiting in Mexico arrive for hearings in US

The first scheduled hearings under a new Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through...

March 19, 2019 3:40 pm


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Judges grill lawyers in suit over Trump's Washington hotel

A federal appeals court on Tuesday grilled lawyers for the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia about their claims that President...

March 19, 2019 3:30 pm


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Patriots owner Kraft offered plea deal in prostitution case

Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex...

March 19, 2019 3:00 pm


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Crews work to control fire at Texas petrochemicals plant

A large fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, authorities said Monday.

March 19, 2019 2:50 pm


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AP finds hot records falling twice as often as cold ones

During the last 20 years, Americans have been twice as likely to sweat through record-breaking heat rather than shiver through...

March 19, 2019 1:20 pm


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Ex-Auburn assistant basketball coach pleads guilty

Former Auburn assistant coach and 13-year NBA veteran Chuck Person has pleaded guilty to a bribery conspiracy charge in the widespread...

March 19, 2019 12:30 pm


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Iowa sues to shut down national puppy laundering ring

The Iowa Attorney General's Office is suing to shut down what it describes as a national puppy laundering ring that sells dogs from illegal...

March 19, 2019 12:30 pm


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W.Va. suit accuses diocese of knowingly employing pedophiles

West Virginia's attorney general has sued a local Catholic diocese and its former bishop, claiming they knowingly employed pedophiles.

March 19, 2019 12:30 pm


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Doctor who cheated Medicaid of $5M gets 7 years in prison

A Connecticut doctor who bilked Medicaid out of nearly $5 million and stashed some of the stolen money in a Swiss bank account has been...

March 19, 2019 10:00 am


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Supreme Court set for case on racial bias in jury selection

Curtis Flowers has been jailed in Mississippi for 22 years, even as prosecutors couldn't get a murder conviction against him to stick...

March 19, 2019 9:50 am