• Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies

    Updated: 31 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharply divided along familiar lines, the Supreme Court took up a politically charged new challenge to President Barack Obama's health overhaul Wednesday in a dispute over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans. The outcome in what...

  • Feds: Evidence backs Ferguson officer's account in shooting

    Updated: 45 min ago

    A federal investigation that cleared a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer for killing Michael Brown concluded that the physical evidence and credible witnesses all bolster the officer's account that he feared for his life when he fatally shot the black 18-year-old. The Department of...

  • France, Cameroon wouldn't take foreigner later shot by LAPD

    Updated: 45 min ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless foreigner shot to death by police on Los Angeles' Skid Row was in the country illegally after serving time for a bank robbery but couldn't be deported because no country would take him, U.S. immigration authorities said Wednesday. France issued travel...

  • NYC subway sign campaign takes stand against rudeness

    Updated: 45 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's case for some of the world's most boorish behavior is made every day in its subways: There's the woman casually clipping her fingernails, the man slurping an especially pungent dish under a fellow passenger's nose, and if nature calls, there are the...

  • Clarification: Health Overhaul-Republicans story

    Updated: 46 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In some versions of a story published Oct. 20, 2014, The Associated Press reported that Ohio Gov. John Kasich said in an AP interview he did not believe lawmakers in Washington would repeal the health care law if Republicans won control of the U.S. Senate. Kasich was...

  • Deal with 72 Asiana passengers leaves many cases unresolved

    Updated: 48 min ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While 72 passengers have settled their personal injury claims stemming from the crash of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco two years ago, others are continuing their legal fight with the airliner and others involved in the accident that killed three...

  • Benghazi panel to issue subpoenas for more Clinton emails

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The special House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, will issue subpoenas for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal emails, congressional aides said Wednesday. The move comes amid the disclosure that...

  • Appeal filed for man convicted in 'American Sniper' case

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — An attorney for a former Marine found guilty in the shooting deaths of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man has filed an appeal. Eddie Ray Routh was convicted of capital murder in the 2013 deaths of Kyle and Chad Littlefield at a rural...

  • Lawyers: Georgia waffles on execution with cloudy drug

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials waffled on whether to proceed with an execution when the lethal injection drug was discovered to have a cloudy appearance, according to a court filing, and one expert said their decision to postpone it was the right move. The execution of Kelly Renee...

  • Appeals court upholds California city's gun-magazine ban

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — An appeals court on Wednesday upheld a San Francisco Bay Area city's ban on gun magazines that can hold more than 10 bullets. The 9th US. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected gun owners' arguments that Sunnyvale's ban violated Second Amendment rights raised by...

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