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2 hrs ago | KSWO

Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wife

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 file photo, former Virginia Gov. RICHMOND, Va.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Bob McDonnell, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Federal Prisons, Prison

5 hrs ago | WHAS11

Despite Clinton: O'Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk

Hillary Rodham Clinton has dominated talk about the next presidential campaign, but Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is becoming an active voice in early voting states like Iowa and New Hampshire.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Martin O'Malley, Terry Branstad

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Deterrence a Goal and Challenge at Texas Border

Three heavily armed Texas patrol boats rounded a bend in the Rio Grande on a recent afternoon and came upon two young men paddling an inflatable raft full-speed ahead toward the Mexican shore.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US National Guard, US Military

13 hrs ago | KAUZ

EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

Police have arrested the foster parent of a 10-month-old girl who died after being left inside a hot car in Wichita, Kansas.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Lottery, Bob McDonnell

Fri Jul 25, 2014

News Observer

California to have 4 (acting) governors in 4 days

Gov. Jerry Brown's office informed other state leaders Friday that he will leave the state Sunday and return Wednesday as he leads a trade mission to Mexico.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, Miami Dade County, FL


Action on border crisis uncertain

The White House and Congress are scrambling to address the crisis brought on by a surge of migrant youth from Central America with lawmakers set to recess for August in less than a week.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Rick Perry, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas

Click Orlando

Poll: Majority say no to impeachment, lawsuit

There's not a lot of public appetite for a Republican push to sue President Barack Obama, or for calls by some conservatives to impeach him, according to a new national survey.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Sarah Palin, George Bush, Healthcare Law, Law

WTOP-FM Washington

Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent -- and unusual -- request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't seem to be working.


Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Death Penalty, Jan Brewer

News Observer

Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

Cashiers and baggers stand idle Thursday July 24, 2014 at a Market Basket supermarket in Concord, N.H. A decades-long family feud, which brought about the ouster of Arthur T. Demoulas as CEO of the privately held company, led to a worker revolt, customer boycotts and empty shelves in the grocery chain's stores in Maine, Massachusetts and New ... (more)


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Maggie Hassan, West Bridgewater, MA, Bridgewater, MA, Clark University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

SC receives 350 children caught at US border

New federal data show at least 350 children caught at the U.S. border this year have been sent to stay with relatives or other sponsors in South Carolina.


Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Nikki Haley

Walsh campaign: Senator won't withdraw from race

Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid allegations he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, United States Army War College, Steve Bullock, US National Guard, US Military

CBS Local

SF-Based Charles Schwab To Create 1,200 Jobs In Texas After Getting Incentive Package

Charles Schwab Corp. is getting nearly $6 million in incentives from Texas to open an El Paso operations center and increase its presence in Austin, creating more than 1,200 jobs.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Charles Schwab, Investment Services, Rick Perry

WSJV-TV South Bend

Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15

But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Steve Bullock

WTVF Nashville

Shelby County Recognized For Employee Health

Healthier Tennessee is a nonprofit agency associated with Governor Bill Haslam's office.


Related Topix: Shelby County, TN, Bill Haslam

Bellingham Herald

Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media before speaking to a meeting of local party activists, in this July 19, 2014 file photo taken in Algona, Iowa.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, Algona, IA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

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Related Topix: Prison, Arizona, Arizona Government, Death Penalty, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jan Brewer

Some lethal injection problems in US executions

Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported during the process nationwide.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Ted Strickland, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio

Federal Judge Rules Colorado Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional, Issues Temporary Stay

A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling to give the state a chance to appeal.


Related Topix: Denver, CO, Gay/Lesbian, John Hickenlooper, US Politics


US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else.


Related Topix: Prison, Air Accidents, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry