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China detains 2 US citizens who ran teaching program

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:00am

China says it has detained two U.S. citizens on suspicion of organizing others to illegally cross the border.

Rep. Cummings still not back to work after medical procedure

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:55am

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, of Baltimore, hasn't returned to work after having a medical procedure that he said would only keep him away for about a week.

Alabama student's family awarded $9M in wrongful death suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:41am

The family of an Alabama college student who died from complications of improperly prescribed birth control medication has been awarded $9 million in their wrongful death, medical malpractice suit.

NC woman charged in kidnapping now accused in another case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:34am

A North Carolina woman charged with kidnapping a 3-year-old girl is now accused of kidnapping another toddler.

Court to hear appeal of Jodi Arias' murder conviction

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:42pm

Lawyers are scheduled to make arguments Thursday before the Arizona Court of Appeals as Jodi Arias seeks to overturn her murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend.

NYC poised to close notorious Rikers jail complex by 2026

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:02pm

New York City lawmakers are moving a step closer to closing Rikers Island, a massive jail complex notorious for violence and dysfunction that is increasingly seen as a relic.

Court to hear appeal of Jodi Arias' murder conviction

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:01pm

Lawyers are scheduled to make arguments Thursday before the Arizona Court of Appeals as Jodi Arias seeks to overturn her murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend.

Cause for hope and caution following police shooting in home

Errin Haines and Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:19pm

moves that are being perceived as attempts to place blame on the victim.

Envoy key to Ukraine debate is due up in impeachment inquiry

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:07pm

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union is expected to tell House lawmakers conducting an impeachment inquiry that he was merely repeating President Donald Trump's reassurances when he told another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in the administration's dealings with Ukraine.

Diplomat says politicization of foreign policy disturbed him

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Matt Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:07pm

A former top State Department aide testified in the impeachment inquiry that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation, while the Senate GOP leader briefed colleagues on a possible Christmas impeachment trial.

Library exhibit offers glimpse into Salinger's life and work

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:06pm

J.D. Salinger thought of including his generation's idea of a trigger alert as he worked on "The Catcher in the Rye."

Police make arrest in Brooklyn playground shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:31pm

New York City police have made an arrest in a community festival shooting that left one person dead and 11 wounded this summer.

2 Utahns charged in worldwide takedown of ‘largest darknet child pornography website,’ DOJ says

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:30pm

Hundreds of individuals, including two Utah men, have been charged worldwide in a takedown of the “largest darknet child pornography website,” according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

No prison for officer in fatal citizens academy exercise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:47pm

A former Florida police officer who accidentally shot and killed a woman during a citizens academy exercise will serve no prison time.

Boxer Patrick Day has dies 4 days after fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:33pm

Boxer Patrick Day has died four days after sustaining head injuries in a fight with Charles Conwell.

Colorado appeals ruling on presidential electors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:24pm

Colorado officials said Wednesday they want the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that presidential electors can vote for the candidate of their choice and aren't bound by the popular vote in their states.

Chicago teachers to strike after failing to reach contract deal with nation's third-largest school district

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:17pm

Chicago teachers to strike after failing to reach contract deal with nation's third-largest school district.

Golf buddies no more? Trump, Graham swing apart over Syria

Laurie Kellman and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:10pm

The golf-and-politics alliance between President Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham frayed Wednesday over Syria, with the South Carolina Republican threatening to become the White House's "worst nightmare" unless more is done to protect Kurdish fighters against Turkish attacks.

Man accused of documenting woman's killing pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:01pm

A man accused of documenting the killing of a woman on a camera memory card has pleaded not guilty.