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Chicago alderman pleads guilty in federal corruption case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:57am

A prominent Chicago alderman who told a judge last year that he wasn't going to accept a plea agreement that was planned for his federal corruption case has changed his mind again and pleaded guilty.

Vermont hospital email hack exposes info of more than 72,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:52am

Officials at a Vermont hospital say the information of more than 72,000 people may have been exposed during an email hack.

Political lines gave slight edge to GOP in state House races

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:50am

An Associated Press analysis of Utah state House elections using a statistical method for calculating partisan advantage found that Republicans won about three more seats than would be expected based on the party's share of the vote in the 2018 midterm election.

Police: Anti-Semitic graffiti worse than at first thought

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:38am

Police now say 59 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts were defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti, about twice as many as initially thought.

The Latest: 5 suspects plead not guilty to terror counts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:35am

The Latest on the court appearances of five former residents of a remote New Mexico compound (all times local):

City council in Idaho urges mayor to resign after arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:33am

Officials in a western Idaho town have urged the mayor to resign following his arrest on a domestic battery charge earlier this month.

The Latest: Wisconsin AG moves to withdraw from lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:32am

The Latest on a judge blocking Wisconsin Republicans' lame-duck laws (all times local):

Governor pulls Wisconsin out of lawsuit challenging Affordable Care Act after judge blocks laws limiting his powers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:30am

Governor pulls Wisconsin out of lawsuit challenging Affordable Care Act after judge blocks laws limiting his powers.

Idaho ballot initiative bill back on track after amendments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:27am

A bill that would dramatically toughen the requirements to get an initiative or referendum on the Idaho ballot is back on track after being amended in the Senate.

Atlanta's Mayor pushes to review evidence in 'Child Murders'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:22am

Atlanta's mayor and chief of police are leading a push to re-examine evidence from a string of murders from 1979 to 1981 that terrorized the city's black community.

Suspect in mob boss slaying could face lethal Mafia justice

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:19am

As Anthony Comello sits in jail on murder charges, he may have more than legal problems to worry about — namely, whether the Mafia is going to get its hands on him.

Judge blocks laws limiting powers of Wisconsin governor

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:15am

A judge on Thursday temporarily blocked Wisconsin Republicans' contentious lame-duck laws limiting the powers of new Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who immediately used his restored authority to pull the state out of a multistate challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

The bump stock ban is just days away. What will owners do?

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:09am

David Lunsford is an avid gun owner with a firing range on his Texas spread. With bump stocks about to be banned by the U.S. government, he grudgingly decided to sell off his and let someone else figure out what to do with them.

Cummings: Ivanka Trump not preserving all official email

Chad Day and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:01am

Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a powerful White House aide, is not preserving all of her official email communications as required by federal law, the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee said on Thursday.

Trump says it is time for US to 'fully recognize Israel's Sovereignty' over disputed Golan Heights

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 10:58am

Trump says it is time for US to 'fully recognize Israel's Sovereignty' over disputed Golan Heights .

The Latest: Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion law signed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 10:53am

The Latest on the signing of (all times local):

Mississippi's governor signs one of the strictest abortion laws in nation; abortions rights supporters say they'll sue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 10:51am

Mississippi's governor signs one of the strictest abortion laws in nation; abortions rights supporters say they'll sue.

Poll: More Americans say too little spending on health

Hannah Fingerhut and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 10:49am

A growing majority of Americans want greater government spending on health care, and the increase is being driven by both Democrats and Republicans.

450 cocaine bricks worth $38M found at Philadelphia port

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 10:49am

U.S. customs officials say drug dogs sniffed out Philadelphia's largest seizure of cocaine in more than two decades.