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  • Jury set in McDonnell trial

    Jury set in McDonnell trial
    RICHMOND — The jury is set in the federal corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, and opening arguments are expected Tuesday. The couple left the courthouse separately after a full day spent winnowing a field of 150 potential jurors to a...
  • Appeals court rejects constitutional challenge to Obamacare

    A federal appeals court has rejected a conservative challenge to President Obama's healthcare law, ruling that the legislation did not violate the U.S. Constitution's "origination clause." Opponents of the health law have brought a series of...
  • No bail for 15-year-old charged with killing another teen

    No bail for 15-year-old charged with killing another teen
    A 16-year-old Gage Park High school student was sitting next to his bedroom window watching TV when a 15-year-old opened fire from the street outside, striking him in the neck and killing him, prosecutors said today. Rasaan Price, who recently...
  • Unaccompanied child immigrants fare better with attorneys

    Children who cross the border without a parent or guardian are far more likely to appear in court and be allowed to stay legally in the U.S. if they have an attorney, but about half have no legal representation, according to a newly released study of...
  • Court upholds meat labeling law; consumers will know its origin

    Court upholds meat labeling law; consumers will know its origin
    A federal law requiring meatpackers and processors to list where livestock was born, raised and slaughtered survived another legal challenge from the meat industry. The District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the labeling law did not...
  • Donald Sterling loses court battle to block sale of Clippers

    A probate judge has cleared the way for the $2-billion sale of the Clippers, ruling Monday that Shelly Sterling acted properly when she removed her husband, Donald, from the family trust that owns the team. In a tentative ruling, L.A. County Superior...
  • Man sentenced to 2 life terms for killing pregnant woman

    Man sentenced to 2 life terms for killing pregnant woman
    A Plainfield man will spend the rest of his life in jail after a Wisconsin judge sentenced him to two consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole last week for murdering a pregnant Plainfield woman in 2012. Brian M. Cooper, 37, was found...
  • Dent says NCAA's 'arrogant' responses prompt latest effort to end Penn State football sanctions

    Dent says NCAA's 'arrogant' responses prompt latest effort to end Penn State football sanctions
    CHICAGO — NCAA President Mark Emmert provided “arrogant” and “completely unacceptable” responses to Pennsylvania lawmakers’ questions about the Penn State football sanctions, prompting a renewed call to rescind them,...
  • Writing dispute for film 'Belle' bubbles up again

    Writing dispute for film 'Belle' bubbles up again
    It should be one of the unqualified successes of the year — a period drama directed by, written by and starring women of color that found a large audience for a fact-based tale drawn from obscure history that shed light on the beginning of the end...
  • Criticism arises after children are rushed to see immigration judges

    Unaccompanied immigrant children apprehended at the border are being placed first in line to go before U.S. immigration judges under a new federal policy, prompting criticism from attorneys who say some immigrants have been given less than 48 hours to...
  • Preserving online accounts after death

    Preserving online accounts after death
    When Donna Johnson's father died suddenly of a massive heart attack, her mother tried to get access to his email account and digital photo repository. She wanted to pay bills and make sure that treasured family photos remained intact. Even though she was...