ATLANTA -- Emory University adjunct law school professor Robert Saunooke said he tells students before the start of his first class that there are words and phrases he'll use that might be uncomfortable.
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NEW YORK -- Donald Trump wanted to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani badly enough to break with his national security adviser, entertain a French initiative that would undercut U.S. oil sanctions on Tehran and defy the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- U.S. intelligence officials have agreed to meet with the House Intelligence Committee, apparently ending a standoff over a still-mysterious whistleblower's report.
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WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans are pursuing a federal health budget that omits funding for gun violence research, a proposal that Sen. Roy Blunt warns is too "controversial."
The House passed a budget in July that would...Read more
LOS ANGELES--President Donald Trump's big idea for fixing California's homelessness crisis should look familiar to many prominent Democrats: Eliminate layers of regulation to make it easier and cheaper to build more ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Four Chicago cops fired in July over allegations they helped cover up the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald have filed separate lawsuits challenging the decision.
The lawsuits by one sergeant and three ...Read more
Woman admits running business that brought Chinese women to US to give birth
LOS ANGELES -- A woman has admitted to running a "birth tourism" business in which she helped pregnant Chinese women come to the United States ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- A nautical engineering trainee on Wednesday became the first crew member indicted in connection with the 20-ton, $1.1 billion cocaine seizure this summer at the Port of Philadelphia.
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COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina authorities have seized more than 200 turtles from a home in Chester County as part of an investigation of black market wildlife trafficking.
The South Carolina Department of Natural ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats and Republicans reached a deal Wednesday on a stopgap spending bill to avert a U.S. government shutdown on Oct. 1, even as the threat of a closure later in the year continues to build....Read more
WASHINGTON -- The night of the 2016 presidential election, Robert C. O'Brien, a fixture of Republican presidential campaigns for more than a dozen years, was in London, glued to television screens with American visitors ...Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. -- A Connecticut judge has ordered Fotis Dulos to appear in court Monday to address a report by the probation department about repeated issues with his GPS monitoring system, his attorney confirmed ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Attorney General William Barr continued to take the temperature of Republican senators on expanding background checks Wednesday after a working document started circulating publicly.
"As the president has ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A woman has admitted to running a "birth tourism" business in which she helped pregnant Chinese women come to the United States to give birth, the U.S. district attorney's office announced this week.
MIAMI -- A woman has filed a federal lawsuit against the estate of sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, claiming that she was recruited in New York and sexually abused for three years, starting when she was 14.
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WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III will challenge Sen. Edward J. Markey in a primary, The Boston Globe reported Wednesday evening. Kennedy plans to announce his Senate bid on Saturday, the Globe ...Read more
MIAMI -- The government has spent more than $33 million in 46 days to keep the Homestead detention center up and running even though no children are housed there, according to federal officials.
On Wednesday, Jonathan ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The construction of President Donald Trump's border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border could damage -- or even destroy -- up to 22 archaeological sites at the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Arizona, ...Read more
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