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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a convicted murderer in Massachusetts who has been seeking taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery in prison. The justices did not comment Monday in letting stand a lower-court ruling against Michelle Kosilek. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court says debtors in bankruptcy cannot immediately appeal a court's order rejecting a plan to repay creditors. The justices ruled Monday that parties in a bankruptcy case must wait until a repayment plan is confirmed before appealing to a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Senate campaign committee has endorsed Rep. Patrick Murphy to run for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican Marco Rubio of Florida, who is running for president. The endorsement comes as another Democratic congressman, Alan Grayson, is...
NEW YORK (AP) — The leader of the New York Senate has surrendered to face charges including extortion and soliciting bribes amid a federal investigation into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son. FBI officials say Republican Dean Skelos of Long...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear a dispute over statements that law enforcement officials in Queens, New York, made before telling suspects about their Miranda rights against self-incrimination. The justice on Monday let stand lower court rulings that said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear a dispute over an electricity regulation in which utilities pay energy users in the wholesale market to reduce consumption. The justices said on Monday they will review a lower court ruling that struck down a Federal Energy...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away a challenge to New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy for patients under 18 years old. The justices did not comment on their order Monday. It followed similar action last year that left California's therapy ban in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear a dispute over an electricity regulation in which utilities pay energy users in the wholesale market to reduce consumption. The justices on Monday said they will review a lower court ruling that struck down a Federal Energy...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Riyadh for discussions with Saudi government leaders on Wednesday and Thursday. The U.S. is pushing for a "humanitarian pause" in the fighting in Yemen that would allow much-needed food, fuel and humanitarian...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal study says invasive Asian carp would find plenty of food if they made their...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Officials in Sangamon County have identified a man whose body was found behind a...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Best-selling author Jon Krakauer is making one public appearance to promote his latest work...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the Fed and other banking regulators have...
PARIS (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appeared to have practiced a controlled descent on his flight...
Former White House Press Secretary, Dana Perino , joins the show this morning to discuss her new book, "And The...