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Grand Jury Indicts Six Baltimore Police officers in Death of Freddie Gray

A Baltimore grand jury returned indictments against the six officers charged earlier this month in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announced Thursday. Prosecutors presented evidence to the grand jury over the c ...

Federal judge rejects State Dept. plan for release of Clinton emails

WASHINGTON — A federal judge rejected the State Department's proposal to release portions of 55,000 pages of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton by next January, saying the agency must instead conduct a "rolling production" o ...

Traumatized students sue California district for support

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Students with violent and traumatic pasts sued the Compton Unified School District on Monday, alleging they are legally disabled and the school has failed to meet their educational needs. The lawsuit, believed to be the first of i ...

High Court: Police immune over arrest of mentally ill woman

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that police are immune from a lawsuit arising from the arrest and shooting of a mentally ill woman in San Francisco. The justices said police were not liable for damages arising out of an incident whe ...

Supreme Court says convicted felons can sell their guns

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't prevent a convicted felon who is barred from possessing firearms from trying to sell his guns after they are confiscated by authorities. The justices sided with Tony ...

Ben Carson: US should rethink Supreme Court review of laws

[caption id="attachment_37089" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says the United States should rethink the notion that a president must enforce laws the Supreme Court ...

US Appeals Court: NSA Phone Metadata Collection Exceeds Authorization of Congress

NEW YORK (AP) -- The bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed, a federal appeals court said Thursday as it asked Congress to step in and decide how best to balance national security and privacy i ...

Supreme Court rejects convicted murderer's appeal for sex-change surgery

BOSTON (AP) -- A nearly two-decade legal fight by a convicted murderer in Massachusetts to get taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery ended in failure Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected her final appeal. The justices did not comment in let ...

Raleigh police officer burned by free coffee sues Starbucks

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Raleigh police officer who got a free cup of Starbucks coffee is suing the company for $50,000 after he spilled it and got burned. WRAL-TV (http://bit.ly/1GXc10R ) reports attorneys said in court Monday that Matthew Kohr should ...

Supreme court asks if execution drugs are like being 'burned alive at the stake'

The prospect of death row inmates being “burned alive at the stake from inside” in the absence of effective anesthesia was invoked at the US supreme court on Wednesday as the justices wrestled with the nationwide crisis caused by the European-led boy ...


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