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Advocates call Alabama execution an ‘avoidable disaster’

December 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Ronald Bert Smith Jr.. Smith Jr., an Alabama inmate coughed repeatedly and his upper body heaved for at least 13 minutes during an execution, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, using a drug that has previously been used in problematic lethal injections in at least three [&hellip...

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Army beats Navy 21-17 to end 14-year losing streak in series

December 10, 2016 • AP Football, National NewsComments (0)

  Army running back Andy Davidson (40) celebrates his touchdown with teammates in the first half of the Army-Navy NCAA college football game in Baltimore, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) BALTIMORE (AP) — Army ended a 14-year run of...

Schwarzenegger: OK Trump is still ‘Apprentice’ producer

December 10, 2016 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 12, 2016 file photo, Arnold Schwarzenegger arrives at the 2016 Governors Awards in Los Angeles. Schwarzenegger, star of the new version of “The New Celebrity Apprentice,” is unfazed that President-elect Donald Trump has retained a...

Taliban fighter contests attack conviction, seeks immunity

December 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This Nov. 7, 2014, artist rendering shows, Irek Hamidullin, front center, his attorney Robert Wagner, front left, and interpreter Ihab Samra, front right, as Judge Henry Hudson, left, listens in Federal Court in Richmond, Va. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of...

Teen charged with murder in attack at troubled-youth ranch

December 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 photo shows a sign for Turn-About Ranch in Escalante, Utah. A teenager accused of killing a staff member at the youth treatment center and injuring another worker carried out the attacks because he wanted to leave the ranch, not...

Free marathon aims to bring business to struggling mill town

December 9, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — Nearly 1,000 people have registered to run a marathon over the weekend in hopes of boosting the economy for a struggling mill town in Maine.The Millinocket Marathon and Half Marathon is scheduled for Saturday. The free event is a...

The Latest: 2nd Georgia officer dies day after being shot

December 8, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this undated photo released by the Americus Police Department, Americus Police Officer Nicholas Smarr poses for a photo, in Americus, Ga. Police Chief Mark Scott said officer Smarr died and Georgia Southwestern State University Officer Jody Smith was...

Killing at youth rehab center 1st known violent incident

December 8, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The youth treatment center where police say a teenager brutally killed a staff member while trying to escape is a working cattle ranch in southern Utah that hasn’t previously had any major violations with the state or violent...

Stay or go? Tribe gives conflicting messages to protest camp

December 8, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Campers shovel out an exit ramp at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Many Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents who’ve gathered for months in the camp...

Ships, jets, giant crowd mark Pearl Harbor anniversary event

December 7, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Dec. 7, 1941 photo made available by the U.S. Navy, a small boat rescues a seaman from the USS West Virginia burning in the foreground in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after Japanese aircraft attacked the military installation. A few dozen survivors of the...