Juan A. Lozano and Michael Graczyk, Associated Press | PostedNov 13th - 10:57pm
Attorneys for a Mexican citizen scheduled to be executed in Texas for the sledgehammer killings of his wife and two children say his life should be spared because he is a "bipolar, brain-injured" person who was severely abused as a child.
A 13-year-old boy who admitted shooting and wounding a classmate and a teacher at a suburban Indianapolis school was expected to learn Wednesday whether he will be sent to a state juvenile detention center in an attempt to rehabilitate him.
Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedNov 13th - 10:09pm
The speaker's gavel now out of reach, Republican Kevin McCarthy is poised to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus in closed-door elections that will determine party leadership and set the tone for the new Congress.
Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedNov 13th - 6:54pm
Frustration, finger-pointing and questions spilled over a closed-door meeting of House Republicans Tuesday night as lawmakers sorted through an election defeat that cost them the majority and began considering new leadership for their shrunken minority.
A retired four-star general is President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, filling a key diplomatic vacancy at a time when U.S.-Saudi relations are being tested by the slaying of a journalist critical of the Saudi royal family.
Ken Miller, Associated Press | PostedNov 13th - 5:29pm
A man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint and was later fatally shot by officers was found by use of a tracking device he had unknowingly taken from the store during the robbery, police in Oklahoma City said Tuesday.
A federal judge set a hearing for Monday to determine whether to temporarily halt the Trump administration's latest immigration policy change denying asylum to anyone caught crossing the border illegally.