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Sheriff to cede immigration-enforcement foothold

December 18, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known for crackdowns on people living in the country illegally is giving up his last major foothold in immigration enforcement efforts that won him popularity... more »»

2 states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

December 18, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.. more »»

2 in meningitis outbreak case to be released

December 18, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Two men at the center of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people around the U.S. more »»

AP Explains: Stephen Colbert vs. "Stephen Colbert"

December 18, 2014

Stephen Colbert leaves Comedy Central's satirical political talk show "The Colbert Report" after nine years Thursday nigh. more »»

First Bush, then Cuba: Rubio rides political wave

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the 2016 Republican presidential primary lurched ahead this week, no GOP prospect had a ride quite like Marco Rubi. more »»

Think Cuban-Americans all think alike? Think again

December 18, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Anyone who thinks Cuban-Americans think alike on Cuba hasn't taken a close look at the community lately, poet Richard Blanco say. more »»

Sony hacking fallout puts all companies on alert

December 18, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic... more »»

'Prison Houdini' set to make his 1st legal escape

December 18, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Had Mark DeFriest just waited a couple of months to collect his inheritance, he never would have gone to priso. more »»

Review: Secret Service needs outsider as leader

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service is an "insular" agency that needs a new director hired from the outside, according to former government officials tasked with examining the embattled agency... more »»

Young immigrants allowed to get driver's licenses

December 18, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge cleared the way Thursday for thousands of young immigrants in Arizona who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy to get driver's licenses. more »»

Bondage 'master' convicted in plot to kill wife

December 18, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man was convicted Thursday of murder in a plot to kill his wife so he could devote himself to a life of bondage and domination in an upper-class suburb with women wh... more »»

Oklahoma prisons lawyer says he felt pressured

December 18, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A longtime lawyer for Oklahoma's prison system said Thursday that he felt pressured by the governor's and attorney general's offices to make sure executions last spring... more »»

Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack

December 18, 2014

It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. more »»

Amid scrutiny, Vegas hotelier wins gambling license

December 18, 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The nightlife mogul who opened the SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino on the Strip has won a gambling license from Nevada regulators after intense scrutiny into his past business... more »»

Thousands respond to black rhino import request

December 18, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A federal agency is sifting through thousands of comments regarding a Texas hunter's application for a permit to import the carcass of an endangered black rhinoceros that... more »»

President signs legislation ending Nazi benefit checks

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday capped a swift and forceful response to an Associated Press investigation by signing into law a measure that bars suspected Nazi war criminals... more »»

NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

December 18, 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck.

The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday. more »»

Obama waives sanctions authority despite new law

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signed legislation Thursday authorizing new sanctions on Russia but said he does not plan to impose the penalties outlined in the measure. more »»

 
 
 

 

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