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Man sentenced to 25 years for mailing fatal dose of cyanide

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:01pm

A federal judge in Maine has sentenced a man to 25 years in prison for mailing a fatal dose of cyanide to a suicidal Englishman.

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For the first time in 226 years, woman to lead the NYSE

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:52am

The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman.

Mississippi family's Habitat home robbed day before move-in

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:52am

A Mississippi family's Habitat for Humanity home has been robbed a day before they were set to move in.

Kansas justices express doubt about school funding hike

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:51am

A majority of the Kansas Supreme Court expressed skepticism Tuesday that the Legislature and governor raised public school funding enough in the short-term to comply with the state constitution, suggesting they could be wrestling this summer with providing more money and possibly increasing taxes.

The Latest: Slain officer honored for solving package thefts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:50am

The Latest on the slaying of a police officer in Baltimore County, Maryland (all times local):

Trump suggests summit with NKorea's Kim could be delayed

Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:49am

President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un could be delayed. He said, "There's a very substantial chance that it won't work out" for June 12.

Man free after 20 years in prison; lawyers say he's innocent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:46am

A Louisiana man is free after spending 20 years in prison for a killing his attorneys say he didn't commit.

Lawsuit: Tulsa deputies didn't help man before killing him

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:46am

Relatives say Tulsa sheriff's deputies "did nothing" to help a man who was suffering a psychotic episode when they fatally shot him.

Lawmakers to pick successor to disgraced attorney general

Chris Carola, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:45am

The New York state Legislature was poised to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney general's position Tuesday, two weeks after Eric Schneiderman suddenly resigned amid allegations he physically abused four women he dated.

Michigan House changes Nassar bills after legal settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:42am

The Michigan House is scaling back legislation inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case after Michigan State University agreed to a $500 million settlement with victims.

DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

Jill Colvin and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:39am

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday that she was unaware of intelligence assessments concluding that Russia favored President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.

Florida man gets life in prison for fatal hate crime attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:39am

Jurors have convicted a Florida man in a hate-crime case of a Guatemalan man who was fatally beaten outside his home.

Justice Dept. beefing up enforcement of foreign lobbying law

Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:39am

Washington lobbyists are on notice as prosecutors are taking what officials say is a more aggressive enforcement strategy against unregistered foreign agents.

Florida marks milestone in Everglades python control program

Jennifer Kay and Josh Replogle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:30am

Florida is marking a milestone in its attempt to control an infestation of Burmese pythons in the Everglades.

Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:24am

President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.

Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:23am

If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America.

Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:22am

A Pentagon report to Congress says nuclear weapons are central to North Korea's strategic goal of ensuring the perpetual the rule of the Kim family dynasty.

Smoke forces evacuation of plane at Newark airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:20am

A smoking engine has forced the evacuation of a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport.

The Latest: Conservatives want 2nd special counsel on FBI

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:19am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local):