Curt Anderson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 3rd - 7:40am
Cuban-Americans carry hefty political clout in the United States: They more frequently than any other Latinos. They have a strong presence in Washington with three senators. Only one non-Cuban has been Miami's mayor since 1985.
Bruce Smith and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press | Posted Dec 3rd - 5:20am
The jury in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer charged with gunning down a black motorist will continue deliberating next week, despite at one point Friday appearing deadlocked by a juror who told the judge he could not "with good conscience approve a guilty verdict."
Kim Chandler, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 8:12pm
An Alabama inmate on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay his upcoming execution to consider whether a judge should have been able to give him a death sentence when the jury recommended life imprisonment.
Don Babwin, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 7:01pm
A Chicago-area judge who allowed a law clerk to don a judge's robe and preside over a few traffic cases suffered from memory loss at the time and has since been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a state judicial board has concluded.