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Michael Skakel leaves the state Supreme Court after his hearing in Hartford, Conn.
(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
January 07, 2019 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it is leaving in place a decision that vacated a murder conviction against Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel. Skakel was convicted in 2002 of the 1975 bludgeoning death of Martha Moxley, who lived across the street from the Skakel family in...
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Elizabeth Warren
Kelsey Kremer/The Register
January 06, 2019 - 12:33 pm
Sen. Elizabeth said “I am not a person of color” after a voter confronted her about using a DNA test to prove her claim she has Native American ancestry.
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Police officers investigate a shooting incident with multiple fatalities at the Gable House Bowl in Torrance, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. A brawl between two large groups at the popular Los Angeles-area bowling alley and karaoke bar erupted into gunfire early Saturday according to witnesses. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
January 05, 2019 - 7:11 pm
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Three men were fatally shot late Friday and four injured when a brawl at a popular Los Angeles-area bowling alley and karaoke bar erupted into gunfire that had terrified patrons, some children, running for their lives. Police in the coastal city of Torrance responded shortly...
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Mike Pence
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 05, 2019 - 3:47 pm
White House officials and congressional aides kicked off weekend talks aimed at ending a partial government shutdown that has dragged into a 15th day.
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TSA agents
Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA
January 05, 2019 - 2:32 pm
The federal agency tasked with guaranteeing U.S. airport security acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown .
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Latex gloves
Dreamstime
January 05, 2019 - 1:10 pm
A Louisiana man came up with a unique way to hide his gun, cops say.
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Jogger
Dreamstime
January 04, 2019 - 10:23 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman they say bit a jogger who pepper-sprayed her dog at a San Francisco Bay Area park. Nineteen-year-old Alma Cadwalader of Oakland was arrested Friday by police with the East Bay Regional Park District. Authorities say Cadwalader's dog tried to...
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This Jan. 3, 2019 booking photo released by Texas City Police Department shows Junaid Hashim Mehmood. Police say Mehmood, a person of interest in the fatal shooting of three children and the wounding of a woman at an apartment in Southeast Texas has been arrested on an unrelated warrant. Texas City Police say 27-year-old Mehmood surrendered to police Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. (Texas City Police Department via AP)
January 04, 2019 - 7:44 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The father of one of three children found stabbed and beaten to death in a Southeast Texas apartment they shared with their mother was charged with capital murder Friday in the attack that left the woman with severe injuries. Texas City police Chief Joe Stanton said Junaid Hashim...
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January 04, 2019 - 6:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tourists frustrated by the federal shutdown still have one amply staffed National Park Service site they can visit _ and it's at the Trump International Hotel. About a half-dozen national park rangers were on duty midday Friday at the historic clock tower at the Washington...
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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 04, 2019 - 4:36 pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is recovering after undergoing surgery to repair a broken bone suffered in a cycling accident. A department spokeswoman says DeVos is resting at home after the Thursday surgery. She is expected to recover fully. The spokeswoman did not immediately answer questions...
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