Ohio state attorneys argued on Friday against delaying three upcoming executions on grounds that the condemned killers have little chance of legal victory and repeated postponements are draining state resources.
An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist was brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face terrorism charges despite President Donald Trump's hardline promise to send terror suspects to Guantanamo Bay.
It may be reprehensible and morally outrageous, but legal experts say a group of Florida teens had no obligation to rescue a drowning disabled man they instead mocked, laughed at and recorded on a video that was later posted online. Still, authorities are pursuing possible misdemeanor charges against them for failing to report a death.
Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 21st - 3:21pm
White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday, ending a rocky six-month tenure that made his news briefings defending President Donald Trump must-see TV. He said Trump's communications team "could benefit from a clean slate" as the White House seeks to steady operations amid the Russia investigations and ahead of a health care showdown.
A House committee unveiled a disputed plan Friday to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall that could threaten medical care for thousands of patients in the coming weeks.
Ken Thomas and Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 21st - 2:31pm
White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned his position Friday, ending a rocky six-month tenure that made his news briefings defending President Donald Trump must-see TV. He said Trump's White House "could benefit from a clean slate."
Scott Smith and Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 21st - 2:12pm
An aggressive wildfire sweeping through California foothills covered with dense brush and trees destroyed dozens of homes but spared a historic Gold Rush-era town popular with tourists bound for Yosemite National Park, officials said Friday.