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The Latest: Prosecutors slam Menendez trial 'racialization'

Jan 19, 2018

Prosecutors planning to retry Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez on corruption charges want the judge to keep out what they call "racialized" comments by the defense

Nuns appeal pipeline project on religious grounds

Jan 19, 2018

A group of nuns is asking a federal appeals court to halt a natural gas pipeline project on their rural Pennsylvania property

Latest: Nassar sobs as abuse victim testifies at sentencing

Jan 19, 2018

Michigan State University's board of trustees continues to support school president amid growing calls for her resignation over handling of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar

Facebook to emphasize 'trustworthy' news via user surveys

Jan 19, 2018

Facebook is announcing its second major tweak to its algorithm this month, saying it will prioritize news based on users' votes

Va. woman pleads guilty in death of son found in her car

Jan 19, 2018

A Virginia woman whose son's remains were found in her car more than 10 years after he was last seen alive has pleaded guilty in his death

Mueller, Manafort OK with lawsuit being transferred

Jan 19, 2018

A lawsuit challenging special counsel Robert Mueller's authority may soon be transferred to another judge

Experts: Shackled children face long road to recovery

Jan 19, 2018

Psychological experts say 13 children rescued from what was described as nothing less than a torture chamber will have years of therapy ahead as they learn to live in a world that, until a week ago, they never really knew existed

Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost $11.52

Jan 19, 2018

Driving a car into the busiest parts of Manhattan could cost $11.52 under a proposal prepared for New York's governor

Women will march again with aim to become a political force

Jan 19, 2018

Activists are returning to the streets a year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump

5 in US, 2 in Italy charged with running opioid pill "mills"

Jan 19, 2018

Federal prosecutors say two people in Italy and five U.S. residents have been charged in a fraud and drug trafficking conspiracy to distribute opioids in Florida and Tennessee, leading to hundreds of deaths

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