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  • Judge denies request to lift hold on Obama's immigration action

    Judge denies request to lift hold on Obama's immigration action
    A federal judge in Texas late Tuesday kept a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action that sought to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, rejecting a U.S. Department of Justice request that he allow the action to go ahead....
  • City undecided on equipping cops with body cams

    City undecided on equipping cops with body cams
    A bystander's video recording of a South Carolina patrol officer fatally shooting a fleeing suspect in the back earlier this month has rekindled consideration of adding video recording devices to patrol officers' uniforms, an issue that has been on the...
  • PUC to vote on record $1.6-billion fine for PG&E in San Bruno blast

    PUC to vote on record $1.6-billion fine for PG&E in San Bruno blast
    California utility regulators are poised to hit Pacific Gas & Electric Co. with a record-high, $1.6-billion penalty for negligence leading to the deadly natural gas explosion in San Bruno. The penalty, if approved in a Thursday vote of the Public...
  • Justice Department in partial limbo as Loretta Lynch awaits confirmation

    Justice Department in partial limbo as Loretta Lynch awaits confirmation
    Promotions and policy decisions at the Justice Department have been put off. Announcements have slowed to a trickle. Congress is waiting for input on the agency's budget priorities. Amid the stalled Senate confirmation of attorney general nominee...
  • Reckoning point: Ex-US guards face sentencing in Iraq case

    A yearslong legal fight over a deadly shooting of civilians in an Iraq war zone reaches its reckoning point with the sentencing this week of four former Blackwater security guards. Dustin Heard, Evan Liberty and Paul Slough face mandatory, decadeslong...
  • Dad: Affordable housing plan led to son's demotion in league

    In one of the country's richest towns — where Mercedes, BMWs and Land Rovers cruise tree-lined streets of multimillion-dollar homes — a man who proposed building more accessible housing says angry neighbors took out their frustration on his...
  • Few marathon bomb survivors seek help for 'invisible' wounds

    Two years after the Boston Marathon bombings, few survivors appear to be taking advantage of free wellness programs meant to help with anxiety, stress, insomnia and other "invisible injuries" that can be just as devastating as losing a limb. Just 42...
  • Georgia families risk fines in resupplying medical marijuana

    Patients who have to go out of state to get cannabis oil say they will face risks and hurdles even after medical marijuana becomes legal in Georgia on Thursday. Gov. Nathan Deal will sign a law that makes it legal to possess up to 20 ounces of cannabis...
  • Hillary Clinton's team is preparing behind the scenes, largely out of a closet

    Hillary Clinton's team is preparing behind the scenes, largely out of a closet
    The road that Hillary Rodham Clinton hopes to take to the Oval Office begins in a Midtown Manhattan supply closet. When fully operational, her campaign for president will occupy two floors of office space in a Brooklyn high-rise. But for now, the...
  • California PUC member moves to block Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

    California PUC member moves to block Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger
    Just days before an important public hearing, a California Public Utilities Commission member has raised the stakes by proposing the regulatory panel block Comcast's bid to acquire Time Warner Cable. PUC Commissioner Mike Florio on Friday submitted an...
  • In Boston, justice has been done

    The conviction of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quietly sealed a chapter in this, the opening stages of what may become our long battle against terrorism on U.S. soil. Tsarnaev heard his guilty verdicts -- all 30 of them -- including one for...