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Appeals Court Rejects Chelsea Manning's Effort to Leave Jail

Appeals Court Rejects Chelsea Manning's Effort to Leave Jail

By Matthew Barakat | Apr 22
A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a bid by former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to be released from jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks.

After Youth Suicide In Huntsville, Alabama, Drag Performers Work to Counter Bullying

After Youth Suicide In Huntsville, Alabama, Drag Performers Work to Counter Bullying

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 22
The suicide of a bullied 15-year-old in Huntsville, Alabama, has sparked efforts to reach out to LGBTQ youth and also provide education around the issue of bullying.

Trump, Business Organization Sue Democratic House Chairman

Trump, Business Organization Sue Democratic House Chairman

Apr 22
President Donald Trump and his business organization have sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records.

Buttigieg Scrambles to Turn 2020 Buzz into Momentum

Buttigieg Scrambles to Turn 2020 Buzz into Momentum

By Steve Peoples and Hunter Woodall | Apr 22
There are no policy positions on his website. He has virtually no paid presence in the states that matter most. And his campaign manager is a high school friend with no experience in presidential politics. Welcome to the campaign of Pete Buttigieg.

Texas Town Reflects on Dragging Death Ahead of Execution

Texas Town Reflects on Dragging Death Ahead of Execution

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Apr 21
The 1998 death of James Byrd Jr. was one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history. The town's past will be revisited this coming week, when the convicted ringleader in Byrd's slaying is scheduled to be executed.

Zookeeper Hospitalized after Tiger Attack at Topeka Zoo

Zookeeper Hospitalized after Tiger Attack at Topeka Zoo

Apr 21
City officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas. A Sumatran tiger named Sanjiv tackled the worker in an enclosed outdoor space.

Polygamist Lawyers in Utah Face Bar Investigation

Polygamist Lawyers in Utah Face Bar Investigation

Apr 21
Seven Utah lawyers are violating rules of conduct because they are polygamists, according to a new complaint filed with the Utah Bar Association.

Prosecutor Won't Comment Until Review of Smollett Case Done

Prosecutor Won't Comment Until Review of Smollett Case Done

Apr 20
The Cook County state's attorney says she won't comment further on the Jussie Smollett case in Chicago until a county inspector general finishes his review of prosecutors' decision to drop charges against the "Empire" actor.

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

By Amanda Seitz andBeatrice Dupuy | Apr 20
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.

Forecasters Turn to Array of Technology to Fight Floodwaters

Forecasters Turn to Array of Technology to Fight Floodwaters

By Adrian Sainz and Jeff Martin | Apr 19
An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States.

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