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1 hr ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
A lawyer for a group of detainees at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay Cuba is accusing the military of torture.
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5 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
For most of Vincent Gray's three-plus years as District of Columbia mayor, federal prosecutors have been investigating alleged dirty tricks in his 2010 campaign.
5 hrs ago | ABC News
District of Columbia Mayor Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took a political hit from allegations that he led a "shadow campaign" with a convicted donor nicknamed "Uncle Earl."
6 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
Elections officials in the District of Columbia are allowing a ballot initiative to go forward that would let the city's voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the nation's capital.
10 hrs ago | KSWO
A Tennessee man has been charged with murder and kidnapping in the 2011 disappearance of nursing student Holly Bobo, but little else is known about the investigation.
14 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa
Lawyers for two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration will go in court to try to persuade a judge not to force them to turn over text messages and other... Lawyers for two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration will go in court to try to persuade ... (more)
14 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno
Speaking over Skype from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said his living situation is a bit like prison - with a more lenient visitor policy.
16 hrs ago | The Sietch Blog
President Barack Obama meets with PAEMST awardees in the East Room of the White House, March 3, 2014 Credit and Larger Version Teachers know something about snow days.
Representative Colby Schwartz told The Associated Press on Monday that he plans to leave the Legislature when his term ends in November.
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell joined former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas on Monday to express their support for the new Common Core academic standards and the need to counter what they said was "misinformation" about the education program.
The video message posted on the Justice Department's website reflects the federal government's concern about the growing prevalence of heroin and prescription painkillers.
Influential District of Columbia businessman Jeffrey Thompson was charged Monday with conspiracy to violate federal and local campaign finance laws by funding off-the-books campaign activity for candidates including Hillary Rodham Clinton and district Mayor Vincent Gray.
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an "urgent public health crisis" and says first responders should carry with them an antidote to reverse the effects of an overdose.
STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Alyssa Alberson, 10, gets a hand Thursdsay from her father, Thomas Alberson, while working on her online school work.
The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
In this Feb. 6, 2014, file photo, Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray joins the Congressional Black Caucus on the national day of prayer to remember the poor and homeless, at the Capitol in Washington.