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Dakota Access developer sues Greenpeace in state courtThe developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline is seeking millions of dollars from the environmental group Greenpeace and several activists in state court in North Dakota
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This Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 shows The Cuyahoga County Corrections Center, in Cleveland.  The Cuyahoga County Corrections Center in downtown Cleveland has been under increasing scrutiny since the deaths of seven prisoners over a four-month period last year and the release of a scathing report by the U.S. Marshals Service that called conditions at the jail "inhumane" and unsafe for prisoners and staff. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Ohio finds numerous problems at troubled county jailA state report released this week details numerous problems at a troubled and overcrowded Ohio county jail that had previously received satisfactory ratings from state inspectors
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Vermont lawmakers seek to remove slavery from constitutionVermont has a proud history of being the first state to abolish adult slavery in 1777. Now lawmakers want to make sure that any reference to slavery is removed from the state constitution.
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Calif. Parents of 13 Enter Plea in Torture CaseA new development in the case of David Turpin , 57, and his wife, Louise, the California couple accused of holding their 13 children captive inside their home: a guilty plea on charges including torture, child endangerment, false imprisonment, and others. CNN notes Louise Turpin, 50, could be seen crying as...
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James Minner, of Las Vegas, left, and Candace Reid, of Albuquerque, N.M., watch as snow falls around the overlook at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area outside of Las Vegas on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekPHOTO GALLERY: This week's gallery includes a masked woman in a gondola at the Venice Carnival, a multi-vehicle collision during a NASCAR race in Florida and snowfall in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
David Turpin, second from right, and wife, Louise, far left, listen to their charges as they are joined by their attorneys, Allison Lowe, second from left, and David Macher in a courtroom Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, in Riverside, Calif. The California couple who shackled some of their 13 children to beds and starved them pleaded guilty Friday to torture and other abuse in a case dubbed a "house of horrors." (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool)
California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuseProsecutors' plea deal sought to punish abusive parents and also spare their 13 children the trauma of testifying against them
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019 file photo, Border Patrol agent Vincent Pirro walks towards prototypes for a border wall in San Diego. Customs and Border Protection said Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, President Trump’s eight border-wall prototypes will be torn down to make way for a secondary barrier separating California from Mexico. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Trump's wall prototypes to come down along US-Mexico borderU.S. Customs and Border Protection says President Donald Trump's eight border wall prototypes will be torn down
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Company: Bus driver given overdose antidote had diabetesA school bus company official says a driver who was given an opioid antidote after hitting a tree may have been experiencing diabetes complications
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Taking steps to recognize Boston's long ties to slaveryBoston is taking a step toward recognizing the role slavery played at one of its most visited landmarks
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This photo from video provided by KGO-TV shows firefighters searching for a person who was thought to be buried by a landslide near a San Francisco beach Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said two people were walking along the shoreline when a cliff and hill gave way. (KGO-TV via AP)
San Francisco authorities search for woman in landslideRescue workers switched from search to recovery mode Friday night in their efforts to find a woman believed to be buried by a landslide near a San Francisco beach
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Police: Officer in Tennessee shooting resigns during hearingA Tennessee police department says an officer who shot and wounded a driver last year has resigned from the force; 3 other officers get unpaid suspensions
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This photo from video provided by KGO-TV shows firefighters searching for a person who was thought to be buried by a landslide near a San Francisco beach Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said two people were walking along the shoreline when a cliff and hill gave way. (KGO-TV via AP)
The Latest: Search is off for missing woman in landslideThe San Francisco Fire Department says it is has given up the frantic search for a live woman trapped under a landslide, and rescue workers are now trying to recover her body
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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