A newly-disclosed email from the former police partner of ex-Minneapolis Officer Mohamed Noor asked a judge to give him leniency one day before she sentenced Noor to more than 12 years in prison for fatally shooting a woman.
Colleen Long and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | PostedJun 26th - 4:59pm
Leaks. Pointed accusations. A top official's resignation. And above all, increasingly dire conditions for migrants — those who make it across the border and those who fail, as captured in the searing images of a father clutching his child, both drowned , on the banks of the Rio Grande.
Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | PostedJun 26th - 4:41pm
Abortion rights supporters on Wednesday challenged an Arkansas law banning the procedure 18 weeks into a woman's pregnancy and another requirement that they say would likely force the closure of the state's only surgical abortion clinic.
Juana Summers and Steve Peoples, Associated Press | PostedJun 26th - 4:39pm
Ten Democrats railed against a national economy and Republican administration they said exists only for the rich as presidential candidates debated onstage for the first time in the young 2020 season, embracing class warfare as a defining theme in their fight to deny President Donald Trump a second term in office.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedJun 26th - 4:28pm
Military and police forces led by Sri Lanka's former defense secretary, now a presidential hopeful, repeatedly tortured and raped political opponents, in some cases branding them with hot metal rods and lashing them with electrical cables, according to new allegations made Wednesday by 10 men and women in an American court.
Delaware's Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to confirm Democratic Gov. John Carney's nominee to lead the state's corrections system, which in recent years has faced a fatal prison riot, lawsuits alleging mistreatment of inmates and chronic staffing and morale problems.
Adam Beam, Associated Press | PostedJun 26th - 2:58pm
The agency overseeing horse racing in California can now immediately suspend licenses to protect the health and safety of horses and riders, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday in response to 30 horse deaths this year at famed Santa Anita Park.
Mary Esch, Associated Press | PostedJun 26th - 2:35pm
After her first bid for release from prison was denied, former radical Judith Clark spent the next two years focusing on the seriousness of her crime, the suffering of her victims and any reparations she could make, she said in her second interview before New York's parole board.