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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma grand jury investigating the state's execution procedures said Thursday that a top lawyer for Gov. Mary Fallin encouraged the use of the wrong lethal injection drug in an execution that was later called off. The grand jury did not issue any...
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will court voters on opposite sides of the gun debate over the next two days in events that will highlight the nation's deep divide on the topic. Trump and other top Republicans will speak at the National Rifle Association convention Friday in...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police arrested two suspects — a man and a woman — Thursday in the brutal slayings of six family members whose bodies were found in a house in February, according to a police spokesman. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the man has a family...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense attorneys for a man convicted of killing former Washington intern Chandra Levy are making clear that at his second trial they plan to offer jurors evidence pointing to a former California Congressman Gary Condit. Levy's 2001 disappearance created a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The virtual reality company Oculus relies heavily on Facebook for security and shares information about its users with VR creators. Those details were among the insights Oculus provided in response to Sen. Al Franken's questions about consumers' privacy when...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the federal investigation into an oil spill on the California coast a year ago (all times local): 12:01 p.m. Federal regulators say a company responsible for a massive oil spill on the California coast a year ago didn't do enough to prevent...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Burmese python might have to step aside: It's possible the animal is no longer Florida's scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they more of the man-eating reptiles could...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the California Senate's gun-control debate (all times are local): 11:30 a.m. The California Senate has approved a wide-ranging series of gun-control measures that would outlaw assault rifles with easily detachable magazines and require...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers have moved to effectively ban abortion in their state by making it a felony for doctors to perform the procedure, an effort the bill's sponsor said Thursday is aimed at ultimately overturning the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 decision that...
ROME (AP) — A large ship overturned Wednesday off Libya's coast with more than 500 migrants aboard, right as the...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have added an eighth reliever to their overworked bullpen, selecting the...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals acquired outfielder Jose Martinez from the Kansas City Royals for cash...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the State Department audit that faulted Hillary Clinton's email practices and...
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says the government needs to develop technology faster...
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says the government needs to develop technology faster...