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Lawsuit could deactivate 234,000 voters in Wisconsin

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:08am

More than 234,000 voters in Wisconsin would be made unable to cast their ballot unless they register again before the next election under a lawsuit that liberals fear could dampen turnout among Democrats in the 2020 presidential race.

Ex-insurance exec faces judgment in college admissions scam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:34am

A former insurance executive is returning to court to be sentenced for paying $450,000 to get his son and daughter into the University of Southern California as fake athletes.

NC woman gets prison for hiding foreign athletes from ICE

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:13am

The founder of a now-defunct private school in North Carolina has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for hiding foreign student-athletes from federal immigration authorities.

Gaza officials say new Israel airstrike kills 2 militants, raising death toll to 12 since latest escalation erupted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:54pm

Gaza officials say new Israel airstrike kills 2 militants, raising death toll to 12 since latest escalation erupted.

Virginia Lyft driver accused of sexually abusing passenger

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:43pm

A Lyft driver in Virginia is accused of sexually abusing a passenger.

BMI honors Dwight Yoakam, top country songwriters

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:39pm

Country music singer, songwriter and actor Dwight Yoakam was honored by performing rights organization BMI for his trailblazing and highly unique style of California country rock.

Georgia prepares to execute man for store clerk's killing

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:31pm

Georgia prison officials are preparing to execute a man convicted in the killing of a convenience store clerk.

Impeachment hearings go live on TV with the 1st witnesses

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:14pm

The closed doors of the Trump impeachment investigation are swinging wide open.

Trump, Erdogan to meet as thorny issues stress relations

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:13pm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump will meet as relations between the two NATO allies are at their lowest point in decades, with Turkey rebuffing the U.S. and turning toward Russia on security issues and Ankara facing a Washington backlash over attacks on Kurdish civilians during its incursion into Syria last month.

Hearing to consider key evidence in Iowa student's death

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:01pm

Lawyers for the man charged with killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts are asking a judge to throw out evidence discovered during a faulty interrogation, including the victim's body.

Police identify, charge suspect in fatal Popeyes stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:22pm

Police say they have identified and charged a suspect wanted in the fatal stabbing of a man outside a Popeyes restaurant in Maryland.

US attorney general says feds will focus on high-crime areas

Mary Hudetz, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 6:51pm

Federal authorities will coordinate with state and local law enforcement officers to crack down on violence in cities with high crime rates in the coming months after arresting hundreds of fugitives under a program underway nationwide, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday.

Powerful ex-prosecutor on trial for police beating cover-up

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 6:39pm

A powerful former prosecutor in the New York suburbs is going on trial this week for allegedly helping cover for a former protege who, as police chief, punched a handcuffed man suspected of stealing embarrassing items from his police department SUV, including sex toys and pornography.

Man locked up 11 years for robberies he didn't do walks free

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 6:31pm

A man who spent 11 years in prison for a series of Los Angeles armed robberies he didn't commit was exonerated Tuesday after prosecutors agreed he had been wrongly convicted.

Northwestern paper's apology sparks journalism debate

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 6:10pm

Student editors at the newspaper covering Northwestern University have faced two waves of criticism over their coverage of protests in response to an event featuring former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Officials: Death of San Diego State student was accidental

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 6:01pm

The death of a college freshman in California who was hospitalized after attending a fraternity party was accidental, a medical examiner ruled Tuesday.

GOP senators too busy, unwilling to view impeachment hearing

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 6:00pm

Millions of Americans are expected to watch on live TV Wednesday as the House kicks off public hearings on whether to impeach President Donald Trump. Just don't expect many Republican senators to be among them, if a quick sampling of them is to be believed.

Teen climate activist is leaving US, setting sail for Spain

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 5:29pm

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg will leave North America and begin her return trip across the Atlantic on Wednesday aboard a 48-foot (15-meter) catamaran sailboat whose passengers include an 11-month-old baby.

USC campus left shaken by 9 student deaths since August

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 5:10pm

The first death occurred in late August, two days before classes began, when an incoming freshman was struck by a car while walking on a freeway near the University of Southern California.