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New trial scheduled for Idaho man accused in baby's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:08am

A new trial has been scheduled for a northern Idaho man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 28-day-old daughter.

'#MeToo' painted on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:05am

Police in Florida want to know who spray-painted "#MeToo" on the leg of a statue depicting a sailor and a dental assistant kissing at the end of World War II.

House panel launches investigation into White House push to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:04am

House panel launches investigation into White House push to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia.

Utah inmate who was party of female robbery duo gets parole

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:29am

A Utah inmate who was one of two women behind a series of high-profile robberies has been granted parole.

Aurora gunman's family: 'We deeply apologize' for shootings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:20am

Relatives of the man who fatally shot five people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse are offering their condolences to the victims' families, saying "we deeply apologize" for the killings.

Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court bench in public session

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:19am

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back on the Supreme Court bench, eight weeks after surgery for lung cancer.

Sex assault victims prompted to waive investigation rights

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:04am

A Baltimore Sun survey found Baltimore-area police departments prompted sexual assault victims to waive their rights to an investigation more than 200 times in 2017 and 2018. The newspaper reports that the practice is contrary to guidance from experts and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Supreme Court rules out death penalty for Texas inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:00am

The Supreme Court is ending a long legal fight by ruling that a Texas death row inmate is intellectually disabled and thus may not be executed.

High court won't take case of ex-Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:00am

The Supreme Court is declining to get involved in the corruption case against former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock.

High court won't consider Tennessee death row inmate's case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:59am

The Supreme Court won't hear the case of a Tennessee death row inmate who claimed his rights were violated when he was forced to represent himself at trial.

High court to consider case about reach of clean water law

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:52am

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a case about the reach of a federal clean water law.

Colorado man charged in missing fiancee's death due in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:47am

A judge was set to determine Tuesday whether a Colorado man charged with murder and solicitation to commit murder in the death of his missing fiancee will stand trial.

High Court won't hear anti-death penalty Arkansas judge suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:47am

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision dismissing a lawsuit filed by a judge in Arkansas who was barred from overseeing execution-related cases after he participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration.

Reptile replicas: 19 turtle statues completed in Galveston

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:33am

Organizers say the first 19 Kemp's ridley sea turtle statues in Galveston's Turtles About Town project are completed and being set up.

Idaho constitutional amendment passes Senate, heads to House

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:31am

A proposed state constitutional amendment aimed at protecting the legal rights of victims of crime has passes the Idaho Senate and now heads to the House.

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:24am

The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.

Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:44am

Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's iconic couturier whose designs had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died Tuesday in Paris, prompting an outpouring of love and admiration for the man in the trademark white ponytail, high starched collar and dark enigmatic glasses who dominated high fashion for the past 50 years.

Trump criticizes California over lawsuit against border wall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:24am

President Donald Trump is criticizing California's lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020

Juana Summers, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:12am

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020.