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  • Freed from death row: 'I refuse to give them my joy'

    In his first day free, after nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row, Ray Hinton said he kept asking a question to his childhood friend. "You just got to tell me we can stay out tonight that we don't have to go in after an hour," Hinton said, referring to...
  • Mississippi hospital whistleblower gets $3.5M in settlement

    A former employee of a Mississippi hospital is getting almost $3.5 million as part of a string of settlements where 18 hospitals in seven states have agreed to pay $20.4 million over allegations they broke federal law by receiving Medicare...
  • In Panama, corruption inquiries grow after president's tenure ends

    Sometimes it seems that to find your way around today's Panama City, you must look up. Like the canopy of a forest, about 300-odd skyscrapers have redefined the city's skyline. The relentless construction has helped fuel the highest growth rate in the...
  • Baltimore to continue limiting comments about police brutality settlements

    Baltimore to continue limiting comments about police brutality settlements
    Baltimore officials have rejected policy changes that would provide the public and news media with more information about legal settlements, including those related to alleged police brutality. The city Law Department proposed modifications Friday to...
  • Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Norwich Bulletin (Conn.), May 19, 2015 On May 20— or, rather, in the wee hours of May 21, the time at which insomniacs and odd-shift workers are most...
  • New trial expected for man convicted in Chandra Levy death

    A man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy is expected to get a new trial after government attorneys on Friday said the "interests of justice" would best be served by one. On Friday, after more than a year of sporadic hearings and legal...
  • Local attorney on mission to win legal status, freedom for chimps

    Should chimpanzees — complex creatures with thoughts, feelings and the smarts to learn sign language — have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? Steven Wise, a prominent animal rights attorney from Coral Springs, has...
  • MASN attorneys call commissioner's comments on fee dispute 'shocking,' 'prejudicial'

    MASN attorneys call commissioner's comments on fee dispute 'shocking,' 'prejudicial'
    Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made "shocking statements" that are "highly prejudicial" regarding the television-rights fee dispute between the Orioles and Washington Nationals, lawyers for the Orioles-controlled network said Friday....
  • Bush, Christie rise in defense of Patriot Act

    Likely Republican presidential contenders Jeb Bush and Chris Christie on Friday heartily endorsed the Patriot Act and the permission it gives the government to collect phone records in bulk, mocking those who deride the intelligence overhaul passed...
  • Three South Florida men get prison for NFL laser stock fraud

    Three South Florida men get prison for NFL laser stock fraud
    Three men were sentenced Friday to federal prison for their roles in a South Florida boiler room operation that fraudulently peddled shares in a company they claimed was developing technology for the NFL. The men were also ordered to pay more than $1....
  • Jay Leeson sworn in as federal judge

    Jay Leeson sworn in as federal judge
    Perhaps the quietest man in the room sat at the center of attention Friday afternoon as friends, colleagues and dignitaries celebrated Joseph Leeson Jr.'s appointment as the United States District Judge of Eastern Pennsylvania. During Leeson's investment...