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Tuesday February 21st, 2017 1:46PM
Supreme Court rejects Alabama death row appeal
The Supreme Court is freeing Alabama to try again to execute a convicted killer who has been on death row for more than 30 years
1:00PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Graffiti found at 3 popular monuments in Washington, DC
The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial
12:51PM ( 42 minutes ago )
Trump denounces 'horrible' threats against Jewish centers
President Donald Trump is calling recent threats against Jewish community centers "horrible and painful."
12:42PM ( 51 minutes ago )
Out-of-service commuter train accident near Philly hurts 4
Officials are investigating an accident involving three out-of-service commuter trains in suburban Philadelphia that injured four people, including a train operator hospitalized in critical condition
12:40PM ( 53 minutes ago )
Artists seek $1.25 million for Bowie memorial in London
Artists and activists want to create a permanent memorial to David Bowie in the London neighborhood where he was born
12:37PM ( 56 minutes ago )
US to expand pool of people targeted for deportation
The Homeland Security Department is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a deportation priority
12:33PM ( 1 hour ago )
4 US tourists, pilot killed in Australian light plane crash
An Australian pilot and four American tourists were killed when a light plane crashed into a suburban shopping mall and burst into flames Tuesday, shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne
11:50AM ( 1 hour ago )
Lawyer: Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jail
A Portuguese court has instructed police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she has to serve a prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that involved kidnapping terror suspects for interrogation
11:45AM ( 1 hour ago )
Autopsy set for Russian ambassador to UN after sudden death
New York City's medical examiner is expected to perform an autopsy on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, who died after falling ill at his office at Russia's U.N. mission
11:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
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National News
Supreme Court seems split in case of boy's death near border
The Supreme Court appears to be evenly divided about the right of Mexican parents to use American courts to sue a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired across the U.S.-Mexican border and killed their teenage son
11:25AM ( 2 hours ago )
Italy cabbies clash with riot police during strike over Uber
Thousands of taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin
11:13AM ( 2 hours ago )
Rome mayor supports taxi drivers striking against Uber
A weeklong strike by taxi drivers that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin is heating up with cabbies marching through the eternal city to protest legislation they say will favor Uber and other car-hire services
10:22AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Washington
Le Pen refuses headscarf, nixes talks with Lebanon cleric
France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has refused to go into a meeting with Lebanon's grand mufti after his aides asked her to wear a headscarf
12:48PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Tensions mount as Ecuador's presidential race up in the air
Tension mounts as vote counting in Ecuador's presidential election drags into a third day, with supporters and opponents of outgoing President Rafael Correa trading heated accusations
8:11AM ( 5 hours ago )
Ruling party candidate on top in Ecuador's presidential vote
The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa holds an easy lead in Ecuador's presidential election, though authorities say it may be a few more days before they determine if he won enough votes to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival
6:37PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Elections
Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process
A federal appeals court is hearing arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state hopes to start carrying out executions once again
7:38AM ( 5 hours ago )
APNewsBreak: Utah's anesthesia abortion law unenforced
Utah doctors say they haven't changed anything about the way they perform abortions at 20 weeks gestation, almost one year after the state passed a first-in-the-nation requirement that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers
3:46PM ( 21 hours ago )
Montana officials alarmed as they fight surge in meth use
Panelists at a drug summit convened by the Montana Legislature say state resources are being strained because of an increase in methamphetamine use
10:53PM ( 2 days ago )
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Health and Medicine
Old friend testifies Robert Durst said he killed wife
A former close friend of Robert Durst has testified that the millionaire's best friend confided in him that Durst killed his first wife
2:52PM ( 4 days ago )
Aide says senators want materials saved for Russia probe
A congressional aide says a Senate panel has sent formal requests to more than a dozen organizations, agencies and individuals, asking them to preserve all materials related to the committee's probe into Russian interference in election and related issues
11:22AM ( 2 days ago )