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Oklahoma Death Row Inmates Challenge State's Method Of Execution

Associated Press | Posted 12.18.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawyers for 21 death row inmates say Oklahoma's bungled execution in April is evidence they likely will experience pain and suf...

786 CHILDREN DEAD: Abuse, Neglect Reportedly Occurred In Plain View Of Authorities

Associated Press | HOLBROOK MOHR AND GARANCE BURKE | Posted 12.18.2014 | Crime

BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities ...

Google To Close Google News In Spain Over Copyright Tax

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 12.11.2014 | Technology

Google said Thursday it will shut down its Google News service in Spain to prevent publishers' content from appearing on it.

Delays Plague Hillary Clinton's State Department Files

AP | By STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has failed to turn over government documents covering Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state t...

Uber Has Been Suspended In Spain

AP | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business

A judge has ordered the precautionary suspension of the ridesharing service Uber in Spain, saying it represents unfair competition.

'Justice League' Hip Hop Music Producers Tweet "Bill Cosby Gets a Pass" on Rape Accusations

Janessa E. Robinson | Posted 11.25.2014 | Black Voices
Janessa E. Robinson

Everyone is certainly entitled to his or her opinion on Bill Cosby's innocence or lack thereof. Yet, I can only of think of one question: Why bother defending this man when he hardly defends himself?

Hotel Charges British Couple $156 For Bad TripAdvisor Review

AP | Posted 11.19.2014 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — A British budget hotel that fined a couple 100 pounds ($156) for writing a bad review about it online has agreed to pay them back and ...

AP Demands FBI Never Again Impersonate Journalist

AP | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 11.10.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press on Monday demanded assurances from the Justice Department that the FBI will never again impersonate a member ...

Guns, Laptop Found After Ambush Suspect's Capture (Read The Search Warrant)

Associated Press | MICHAEL R. SISAK | Posted 11.06.2014 | Crime

Eric Frein stowed Soviet-era weapons alongside modern technology and found sustenance in bags of beans and a bottle of soy sauce, and warmth from cand...

Michael Calderone

Unnamed U.S. Officials Blame News Reports Based On Unnamed U.S. Officials For Militants' Escape

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.09.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– The Associated Press reported Thursday that the U.S. fired 46 cruise missiles last month at Syria-based terrorist cell the Khorasan Grou...

How Obama Cut the Deficit in Half -- And Made Us Pay the Price

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

Barack Obama deserves credit for delivering on his promise to shrink the deficit -- a promise that Mitt Romney and his tax cuts would surely have violated -- but Americans have to ask themselves whether they really want a smaller government.

Hedge Funds Are Richer Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business

Things are looking pretty good for the superrich. The largest Americas-based hedge funds are controlling more money than ever before, according to ...

Search For Accused Cop Killer Centers On Dense Woods

Associated Press | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 09.21.2014 | Crime

Pennsylvania State Police paused to pay tribute to their fallen comrade, then got back to work hunting for the man suspected as his killer — a self-...

Slain Police Trooper Eulogized As Impeccable Officer

Associated Press | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 09.19.2014 | Crime

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first and could always be counted on for advice and support, hi...

Police Trooper Killed In Ambush To Be Laid To Rest

Associated Press | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 09.19.2014 | Crime

Hundreds of mourners, including law enforcement officers from around the country, are gathering in Scranton, Pennsylvania, for the funeral of a state ...

L.A. Times Disowns Reporter Outed as a CIA Collaborator

Jonathan Valania | Posted 11.05.2014 | Media
Jonathan Valania

Recently released emails indicate that prominent national security reporter Ken Dilanian shared stories prior to publication with CIA press office seeking their approval, according to a story up on The Intercept.

Suspects Held In New York Violinist's Death

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 08.29.2014 | Crime

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two homeless men accused of killing a concert violinist during a robbery in her rural home were ordered held without bail Thurs...

Gun Company Cuts Ties With 'Sons Of Guns' Star

Associated Press | Posted 08.28.2014 | Crime

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana firearms company at the center of the reality TV show "Sons of Guns" distanced itself from the program's star th...

Judge: Teen Accused Of Starting California Wildfire Fit To Stand Trial

Associated Press | Posted 08.21.2014 | Crime

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A judge on Wednesday ruled that a 13-year-old girl is competent to stand trial on allegations that she deliberately started a wildfi...

Black Twitter Calls Out Associated Press For Renisha McBride Tweet, And It's Spot On

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.11.2014 | Black Voices

The Associated Press is usually known for its journalistic integrity, but the news outlet's framing of a murder conviction has drawn outrage on social...

Greenpeace Report: Obama Exporting Climate Change by Exporting Coal

Steve Horn | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

"Leasing Coal, Fueling Climate Change: How the federal coal leasing program undermines President Obama's Climate Plan" tackles the dark underbelly of a rule that only polices coal downstream at the power plant level and largely ignores the upstream and global impacts of coal production at-large.

Wisconsin Police Chief Accused Of Harassing Tea Party Protester

Associated Press | Todd Richmond | Posted 07.18.2014 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A western Wisconsin police chief was charged Thursday with a misdemeanor for allegedly registering a tea party leader for solic...

Woman In Heroin Deaths Panicky Then Calm, Police Say

Associated Press | KATHLEEN FOODY and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

MILTON, Ga. (AP) -- Twice last year, Alix Tichelman found herself alone with a man suffering from a drug overdose. The first time she called 911. The ...

'Slender Man' Stabbing Suspect Declared Incompetent

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 09.01.2014 | Crime

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Doctors believe that one of the two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional characte...

North Dakota Oil-By-Rail Routes Published for First Time

Steve Horn | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Time around, due to the North Dakota Public Records Statute, Big Rail and Big Oil didn't get away with it.