CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors on Monday moved one step closer toward sentencing James Holmes to death for his Colorado movie theater attac... Full Story
Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors on Monday moved one step closer toward sentencing James Holmes to death for his Colorado movie theater attack, taking less than three hours to reject arguments that the former neuroscience student's mental illness means he should not die.
States' targets shift in final Obama climate change plan
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sixteen states will have tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets than they originally planned now that President Barack Obama has presented his final plan to cut emissions from U.S. power plants.
Prosecutor: Police officers unlawfully opened fire in death
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A "paramilitary response" by police in New Mexico unnecessarily escalated an encounter last year that ended when two officers unlawfully opened fire and killed a homeless man despite signs that he wanted to surrender, a special prosecutor said Monday.
Report: 2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Two people have died and at least 22 others have been injured after a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire.
The Latest: Memphis mayor: 'Our nation was a community'
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Memphis, Tennessee (all times local):
Baltimore homicide uptick: Anti-crime partnership launched
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police and civic leaders launched a partnership Monday with five federal agencies that will embed their special agents with city homicide detectives, bidding to quell an upswing in homicides and other violent crime in that city.
The Latest: Calif. wildfire grows after jumping containment
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The latest on wildfires burning in California:
Arizona man accused of decapitating wife emits howl in court
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man who authorities say decapitated his wife and two dogs and gouged his own eye out let out a moaning howl in court after a prosecutor told a judge what the man had allegedly done, according to video released Monday.
GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Monday night during a crowded and pointed preview of the 2016 primary season's first full-fledged debat.
Judge: Idaho's anti-dairy spying law is unconstitutional
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Idaho's law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional, giving animal rights activists across the country hope that the decision will pave the way to overturn similar laws in other states.
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