Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | PostedFeb 27th - 1:05pm
A proposal unveiled Thursday by U.S. wildlife managers would set aside hundreds of square miles across seven Western states as habitat critical to the survival of a rare songbird that migrates each year from Central and South America to its breeding grounds in Mexico and the U.S.
Matt Steele and his wife have imagined buying land for their kids so they can one day “live the Alaskan dream.” He says he sees a proposal by Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy, to let residents turn their oil-wealth checks into land vouchers, as a way to help make that a reality.
Lawyers for three Connecticut high school runners suing to block the participation of transgender athletes in girls sports say recent victories on the track by one of their clients should have no bearing on the lawsuit.
TV actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, will go on trial in October on charges that they bribed their daughters’ way into the University of Southern California, a federal judge said Thursday.
Ed White, Associated Press | PostedFeb 27th - 10:43am
The state of Michigan has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a class-action lawsuit on behalf of male teens who said they were sexually harassed or assaulted in prison while housed with adults, officials said Thursday.
Oklahoma is ill-prepared to resume executing inmates and its new lethal injection protocols would violate the constitutional rights of prisoners, attorneys for death row inmates said in a court filing Thursday.
Federal agents descended on the administrative offices of the Houston Independent School District on Thursday, although it's unclear what they were looking into at one of the county's largest school systems.
Mike Householder and Larry Lage, Associated Press | PostedFeb 27th - 9:25am
The whistleblower whose letter to University of Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel alleging sexual assault sparked an investigation into a former school doctor says he was inspired by the women who testified against convicted Michigan State physician Larry Nassar.
The Connecticut Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal of a gag order that a judge imposed in the case of Fotis Dulos, who died after a suicide attempt last month while accused of killing his estranged wife.