Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 4:23pm
Lawyers for the state of Arkansas argued Friday that the state prison director has long had the power to determine a death row inmate's sanity and that now isn't the time to change the way it moves the prisoners closer to their executions.
Jill Colvin, Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 4:09pm
President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown — but only after undercutting his own negotiators and setting off a mini-panic with a last-minute veto threat. The episode further eroded the already damaged credibility of both the president and a White House staff that had assured the nation he was onboard.
Josh Lederman and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 4:03pm
President Donald Trump's pick of John Bolton for his next national security adviser stirred up the same burning question Friday in Washington as in anxious foreign capitals: Just how much will his hawkish, confrontational approach rub off on Trump?
A West Virginia woman has been found guilty in the death of a Maryland man who was found naked at the bottom of a cliff with his throat slashed, despite her claims that he used her hand to cut himself.
A former courthouse administrator who was sent to federal prison and ordered to pay millions of dollars in restitution in a courthouse corruption scandal that rocked New Mexico politics has been hired by the state Law Offices of the Public Defender.