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China distances children from families to subdue Muslim westIn China's far west, authorities are distancing Muslim children from their families by putting them in dozens of orphanages and boarding schools
The Associated Press3 hours ago
2 officers wounded in shooting had entered wrong apartmentAuthorities say two Maryland police officers have been shot while serving a drug-related search warrant
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this April 17, 2018 file image from video provided by KTHV-TV, a death penalty protester outside the Arkansas governor's mansion in Little Rock prepares to tie rope around Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen who is laying on a cot in protest of executions. A Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission panel filed charges against six Arkansas Supreme Court justices on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, over their handling of the case involving Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen, who was photographed lying on a cot outside the governor's mansion the same day he blocked Arkansas from using an execution drug last year. A complaint against a seventh justice is still pending. (KTHV/TEGNA Inc. via AP, File)
Arkansas justices face ethics charges over judge's caseDisciplinary panel files ethics charges against six Arkansas Supreme Court justices over their decision to prohibit a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty protest from handling any execution-related cases
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves federal court after reaching a plea agreement in New York. On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, via Twitter, Cohen praised himself for providing “critical information” in the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen providing info in Mueller probePresident Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claims to be providing "critical information" in the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Astronaut Nicole Mann, left, talks to Ivanka Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz, and Rep. Brian Babin, about a line of space suit as gives a tour of the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility during a visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Houston.  (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Ivanka Trump tours NASA center in Houston, calls space crewIvanka Trump visits NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston during stop on campaign tour of Texas
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Authorities respond to a shooting in Harford County, Md., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.   Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation."  (Jerry Jackson /The Baltimore Sun via AP)
The Latest: Authorities identify Maryland shooting suspectHarford County Maryland Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler says a temporary employee identified as Snochia Moseley of Baltimore County opened fire after an argument at work, killing three colleagues and herself at a drug store warehouse in Maryland
The Associated Press4 hours ago
JoWanda Strickland- Lucas, of Aberdeen, Md., speaks to Maryland State Police near the perimeter of a scene where a shooting took place in Aberdeen, Md. on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shootingA Maryland sheriff says four people were killed in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center, including a female suspect who shot herself in the head
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This July 17, 2018 file photo shows wrapped plastic straws at a bubble tea cafe in San Francisco. A law signed Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, by Gov. Jerry Brown makes California the first state to bar full-service restaurants from automatically giving out single-use plastic straws. It takes effect next year. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid mealsIf you want a straw with your drink or soda with your child's meal at a California restaurant, you'll need to ask for them starting next year
The Associated Press4 hours ago
The flags of Puerto Rico and the United States reach half-mast during a remembrance ceremony convened by the Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rossello at the San Cristobal Castle, on the anniversary of Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday, September 20, 2018. Hurricane Maria left almost three thousand dead, caused economic losses amounting hundreds of millions of dollars and left a path of destruction and damaged infrastructure through the island. (AP Photo Carlos Giusti)
Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with song and sadnessPuerto Ricans mark the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria with choirs, protests and a funeral procession
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Congressman blasted for off-color joke amid Kavanaugh dramaCongressman's off-color remark at a campaign event in which he made joke involving Supreme Court nomination battle in Washington has drawn fire
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Grand jury indicts Alaska man tied to girl's deathA federal grand jury has indicted an Alaska man linked to a missing 10-year-old girl's death, alleging he lied, among other things, that he found the missing girl's cellphone when in fact he took it from her
The Associated Press4 hours ago
This 1984 photo shows Gary Place, who was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison for the death of Wanda Olsen in 1983. New Hampshire has denied a pardon hearing request Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, from Place who strangled his fiancée and stabbed her seven times in the heart 35 years ago. Place, who served in the Marines, said the killing was the result of post-traumatic stress disorder after the aroma of food and the hot, muggy weather triggered a flashback to Vietnam. (The Concord Monitor via AP)
Hearing denied for man who blames killing on war flashbackNew Hampshire has denied a pardon hearing request from a man who strangled his fiancée and stabbed her in the heart 35 years ago
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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