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  • More Virginia death-row inmates challenge solitary confinement

    They might spend their days alone on death row — but they're unified in a fight with the state in federal court. Though it's not immediately clear how the suit came about, given that they can't speak with each other, five additional Virginia death...
  • John Goodman jurors fought boredom with power walks, shopping while cut off from outside world for 19 days

    They caught a matinee showing of the action movie "John Wick," spent Sundays poolside at PGA National Resort and Spa and dined at LongHorn Steakhouse, TooJay's Gourmet Deli and Hurricane Grill and Wings. When they weren't listening to testimony at the...
  • Judicial elections getting more political with new campaign spending

    Judicial elections getting more political with new campaign spending
    In a season of rough campaign attack ads, the one aimed at a North Carolina judge was among the roughest. "Justice Robin Hudson sided with the predators," viewers were told. "Justice Robin Hudson — not tough on child molesters, not fair to...
  • Hazing at Md. colleges includes humiliation, coercion, hospital trips

    Hazing at Md. colleges includes humiliation, coercion, hospital trips
    In their zeal to join a fraternity at Towson University, Brad Notaro and his fellow pledges submitted to a battery of humiliation and abuse. At the direction of students they hoped would make them brothers at Pi Lambda Phi, they ran and performed...
  • Brazil's Rousseff struggling to limit Petrobras scandal's damage

    By Brian Winter and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff expects a bribery scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras to deteriorate in coming months, aides say, with arrests possible for some political allies and...
  • Cleared of murder, Ohio man released from prison after 39 years

    By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio man who spent 39 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was freed on Friday after becoming the longest-held U.S. prisoner to be exonerated. "Life is full of small victories and this is a big one,"...
  • Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal

    Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal
    Sara Rangel was making more than $11 an hour working in a stockroom when the recession hit and she was laid off. Afterward, she began applying for temporary jobs through staffing agencies with the goal of landing a permanent position. Five years later,...
  • As Simsbury Murder For Hire Trial Nears, Lawyers, Judge Consider TV Coverage

    As Simsbury Murder For Hire Trial Nears, Lawyers, Judge Consider TV Coverage
    HARTFORD — The trial of a Simsbury woman accused of trying to hire a man to kill her ex-husband is scheduled to begin Dec. 2. Prosecutor Anthony Bochicchio and defense attorney Hubert Santos started picking a jury this week, but part of Friday was...
  • Cop's story in shooting of WWII vet doesn't wash

    Cop's story in shooting of WWII vet doesn't wash
    John Wrana had to die. The World War II vet was 95 years old, just a few weeks shy of his 96th birthday. He was active and sharp, he liked to gamble, tell jokes and have a drink. He was alive. But he wasn't stupid. He knew he was very old. He knew...
  • Congo-born Mooseheart basketball player fights for eligibility

    Congo-born Mooseheart basketball player fights for eligibility
    While debate heats up over President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, another immigration controversy simmers in Kane County court. It can generate intense passions too. This one centers around the high school basketball season, set to tip...
  • GOP operative Bainter appeals court ruling to release redistricting records

    GOP operative Bainter appeals court ruling to release redistricting records
    ¬† TALLAHASSEE¬† — A Republican consultant at the heart of Florida's two-year redistricting fight on Tuesday asked the state Supreme Court to delay the release of hundreds of private emails and records while it appeals a decision to disclose the...