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Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thru

Posted 2/10/2016 in National

Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.

 

 

Alabama bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers

Posted 2/10/2016 in National

Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down.

 

 

Architecture of white supremacy still evokes pain

Posted 2/10/2016 in National

Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham's segregated Lyric Theatre though a side entrance, marked "COLORED," that was walled-off from the elegant lobby.

 

 

Intelligence officials: IS determined to strike US this year

Posted 2/10/2016 in National

Leaders of the Islamic State are determined to strike targets in the United States this year, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday, telling lawmakers that a small group of violent extremists will attempt to overcome the logistical challenges of mounting such an attack.

 

 

Exit polls: NH Democrats trust Sanders

Posted 2/10/2016 in National

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic primary after convincing voters he is more honest and trustworthy than Hillary Clinton, pointing to a potential liability for the former secretary of state as the race for president moves to Nevada and South Carolina, according to exit poll results.

 

 

For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning

Posted 2/10/2016 in National

The billionaire political novice on Tuesday posted a decisive victory in the New Hampshire primary, a once-unthinkable first for an enterprise built on the promise of putting America on top and turning politics on its head.

 

 

South Carolina pastor's widow: Daughters must live without 'sense of fear'

Posted 2/10/2016 in National

The widow of a pastor slain with eight others at a historic South Carolina church said Tuesday that shielding her young daughters will be a priority during an upcoming murder trial expected to "open up wounds again."

 

 

Flint counsel: Manslaughter charge harshest possible

Posted 2/10/2016 in National

Flint's water crisis, after a switch in the drinking water source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires' disease, could result in criminal charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter, a top investigator said Tuesday.

 

 

Kim Davis obeying orders in gay marriage case, judges rules

Posted 2/10/2016 in National

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has obeyed orders to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the months since she spent five nights in jail for refusing to do so, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

 

 

Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with wins

Posted 2/9/2016 in National

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary today with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would lend needed credibility to the unexpected contenders' pursuit of their parties' nomination.

 

 

States taking action to keep guns out of abusers' hands

Posted 2/6/2016 in National

More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns.

 

 

Dems ready for long, pricey primary

Posted 2/6/2016 in National

Just one week into primary voting, Democrats are preparing for a long and expensive head-to-head battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders that could go deep into the spring or even beyond.

 

 

Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters

Posted 2/6/2016 in National

Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America.

 

 

Republicans circle Rubio as stakes grow in New Hampshire

Posted 2/6/2016 in National

On the rise in a tightening race, Marco Rubio shouldered intensifying attacks Friday from moderate-leaning Republicans who fear a strong Rubio showing in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary could spell the end for their frazzled presidential campaigns.

 

 

DA: No charges in handcuffed man's fatal shooting

Posted 2/6/2016 in National

Louisiana prosecutors on Friday ruled out any criminal charges in the death of a 22-year-old man who was fatally shot while handcuffed behind his back in the rear of a patrol car.

 

 

Drug exec takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, angers lawmakers

Posted 2/5/2016 in National

Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday when asked about his jacking up of drug prices, then promptly went on Twitter and insulted his questioners as "imbeciles."

 

 

Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint

Posted 2/5/2016 in National

Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the first bipartisan energy bill in almost a decade after majority Republicans balked over sending hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated pipes.

 

 

5 years trimmed from ex-cop's sentence in Katrina burned body case

Posted 2/5/2016 in National

An ex-New Orleans police officer who burned the body of a man shot to death by a fellow officer in the chaos following Hurricane Katrina had his 17-year-sentenced reduced by more than five years Thursday by a federal judge.

 

 

Trump calls for Iowa election do-over

Posted 2/4/2016 in National

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.

 

 

Judge refuses to throw out Cosby sexual-assault case

Posted 2/4/2016 in National

A judge refused to throw out the sexual-assault case against Bill Cosby on Wednesday, sweeping aside a former district attorney's claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution a decade ago.

 

 

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