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Alabama orders 'chemical castration' of some child molesters

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 6:31am

Some Alabama sex offenders who abuse young children will have to undergo "chemical castration" while on parole, under a new law, but the requirement has prompted legal concerns and it appears to be rarely used in some states that allow it.

Navajo signs agreement for second phase of buyback program

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:00pm

The Navajo Nation again is trying to consolidate land that has multiple owners within the reservation.

OJ Simpson on Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do'

Linda Deutsch, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 8:20pm

O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do."

Notre Dame celebrates 1st Mass since devastating April fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:55pm

The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cathedral on Saturday held its first Mass since the devastating April 15th fire that ravaged its roof and toppled its masterpiece spire.

Authorities: Man offered money to 'rape and murder' Alaskan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:48pm

An Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had allegedly promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage Daily News reported Saturday.

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:29pm

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana.

Funeral held for West Point cadet who died in training

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 6:16pm

A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy's cemetery.

Census says more than 60% of US men are fathers

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 4:59pm

Fathers in the U.S. tend to be better educated than men without children, and relatively few men have children over age 40.

National Atomic Testing Museum in Vegas looking for new home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 4:24pm

The National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas has outgrown its space east of the Las Vegas Strip, according to museum officials, who are looking for a new location to expand the facility's nuclear testing exhibits.

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 4:03pm

Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center.

Iowa officials investigating death of man in police custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:43pm

Eastern Iowa officials are investigating the death of a man in police custody.

Police: Woman jabbed at Florida sea turtle nest with stick

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:27pm

A woman has been accused of disturbing a sea turtle nest in Florida.

The Latest: Texas sheriff's sergeant suffered medical crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:55pm

The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff's sergeant (all times local):

PAC run by Utah governor's former staff under investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:48pm

A political action committee run by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's former campaign manager is under investigation after raising $4.8 million but never donating to candidates or causes.

Bountiful officer faces assault and illegal access charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:41pm

A police officer in the community of Bountiful is facing multiple misdemeanor charges in separate cases accusing him of assault and illegally accessing records.

Protesters strip, get painted in Times Square

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:35pm

Several dozen people stripped naked and got their bodies painted in New York's Times Square as part of what was billed as a protest against "divisiveness."

Target registers up and running after widespread outages

Jackie Wattles, CNN Business  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:29pm

Target on Saturday acknowledged guests were "unable to make purchases" for a couple of hours at its stores, as shoppers took to social media to complain that cash registers weren't working.

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:11pm

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, sending it skidding on the runway before coming to a halt.

Social media did in Yellowstone lion poachers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:07pm

Social media posts helped authorities find and prosecute several Montana mountain lion hunters for illegally killing a lion in Yellowstone National Park.

Trump's 'border czar' says he hasn't accepted post

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 1:47pm

President Donald Trump's pick for his "border czar" says he's not accepting the job — at least "as of right now."