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Charges against Colorado investigator dismissed

Charges against Colorado investigator dismissed

A Colorado judge has dismissed charges against a Fort Collins police detective accused of lying in a murder case that ended in the conviction of an innocent man.

Officials: TVA Faces Charges Tied to Nuclear Site

Officials: TVA Faces Charges Tied to Nuclear Site

Federal prosecutors are filing charges against the Tennessee Valley Authority over the only U.S. site where a nuclear reactor is under construction.

Pa. lawsuit: Whites told they can't teach blacks

Pa. lawsuit: Whites told they can't teach blacks

Four white Philadelphia teachers charge in federal race-bias lawsuits that a black principal suggested they were unfit to teach black students.

Mom accused of punching toddler son on Boston bus

Mom accused of punching toddler son on Boston bus

A mother accused of punching her toddler son in the mouth on a city bus and shouting expletives at him was surrounded by a "hostile" crowd of passengers until police arrived, authorities said Wednesday.

Sleeping Cop Delayed Amber Alert on Murdered Washington Girl, Suit Claims

Sleeping Cop Delayed Amber Alert on Murdered Washington Girl, Suit Claims

A Washington police officer allegedly fell asleep when he was supposed to be issuing an Amber Alert on a 12-year-old girl who was abducted and killed, The News Tribune reported Wednesday, citing a lawsuit from the girl's family.

Feds: Va. Tech broke law in '07 shooting response

Feds: Va. Tech broke law in '07 shooting response

Federal education officials have found Virginia Tech broke the law when it waited two hours to warn the campus that a gunman was on the loose, too late to save 30 students and faculty who went t...

Construction spending drops 0.7 percent in January

Construction spending drops 0.7 percent in January

Builders began work on fewer offices, shopping centers and other commercial projects in January, pushing construction spending down to near a decade low.

Supreme Court Upholds Ohio’s Purge of Voting Rolls

Supreme Court Upholds Ohio’s Purge of Voting Rolls

Voting on Primary Day in Cincinnati last month. Ohio has been more aggressive than any other state in purging its voter rolls.

Boomers will be spending billions to counter aging

Boomers will be spending billions to counter aging

Baby boomers heading into what used to be called retirement age are providing a 70 million-member strong market for legions of companies, entrepreneurs and cosmetic surgeons eager to capitalize on their "forever young" mindset, whether it's through wrinkle creams, face-lifts or workout regimens.

Teen sentenced to 30 years for Ill. torture death

Teen sentenced to 30 years for Ill. torture death

A judge has sentenced an 18-year-old man to 30 years in prison for the 2008 torture killing of a pregnant, developmentally impaired mother in southwestern Illinois.

Ethiopia moves to sharply reduce foreign adoptions

Ethiopia moves to sharply reduce foreign adoptions

Ethiopia, which has become the No. 2 source country for children adopted by Americans, implemented changes Thursday that could reduce the number of foreign adoptions by up to 90 percent, the State Department said.

Witness in Giants Fan Beating Dies After Apparent Allergic Food Reaction

Witness in Giants Fan Beating Dies After Apparent Allergic Food Reaction

A key witness in the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow has died after suffering an apparent allergic food reaction, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.

British lawyer to plead guilty in bribery case

British lawyer to plead guilty in bribery case

An attorney for a British lawyer fighting extradition to the United States to face charges that he helped bribe Nigerian officials says his client will plead guilty in the case.

Pennsylvania Couple in Jail for Allegedly Locking 7-Year-Old Son in Coffin

Pennsylvania Couple in Jail for Allegedly Locking 7-Year-Old Son in Coffin

A Pennsylvania mother and her partner were in jail Wednesday after being accused of locking the women's 7-year-old son in a coffin.

Calif. journalist's killer sentenced to 25 years

Calif. journalist's killer sentenced to 25 years

A judge has sentenced one of the men convicted in the murder of a California journalist to 25 years in state prison.

‘Lotería,’ a Beloved Latino Game, Gets Reimagined for Millennials

‘Lotería,’ a Beloved Latino Game, Gets Reimagined for Millennials

Mike Alfaro created a reimagined version of the iconic card game Lotería for the millennial generation.


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