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The eight college students and one civil rights organizer were convicted 54 years ago of trespassing and protesting at a variety store.
Columbus, Ohio, and New York City’s Brooklyn borough are also in the running to host the 2016 convention.
The jury members rejected claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing, and that the college culture should be blamed.
President Barack Obama says the incident shows that the U.S. must take steps to ensure that commercial and consumer drones are used safely.
Federal officials’ nationwide health care coverage enrollment targets for 2015 are expected to be surpassed.
The meetings come as House Democrats try to build a new message that can better connect with voters over the next two years.
He was one of the most recognizable Marlboro Men who roamed the western United States in ads for the cigarette brand.
PLUS: Mormon and gay ’fairness’; drug sentences reduced; Facebook service outage.
His administration’s politically fraught plan also imposed new restrictions on environmentally fragile waters off northern Alaska.
While the storm failed to live up to predictions in some areas, eastern Long Island north through Maine were expected to fare the worst.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey lifted the orders in separate announcements.
The budget deficit is projected to reach its lowest level of the Obama presidency, but the improving deficit numbers are temporary.
The case revolved around a CIA operation in which a former Russian scientist provided Iran with flawed nuclear component schematics.
It would tie Medicare fees more closely to the quality of care rather than the quantity.
Plus: Russian spy ring case; Kochs eye $900 million; Surveillance on cars?
The crash prompted an immediate lockdown of the White House grounds until officials could examine the drone.
Second of two parts. Housing authorities nationally maintain police forces, guard contracts and pacts with police despite budget cuts.
CBO says the deficit will be $468 billion for the budget year that ends in September.
Boston is expected to get 2 to 3 feet of snow, New York 1½ to 2 feet, and Philadelphia more than a foot.
The state’s elected officials oppose the proposal.
How he responds to the procedure could determine the future of his personal and professional lives.
Some potential presidential candidates were on hand for a panel discussion organized by the powerful conservative donors.
JetBlue, whose flights are largely in the Northeast, has already cancelled about a third of its entire schedule.
Impartiality of the state’s judiciary comes under scrutiny.
“We’re super excited about that,” Astrobotic CEO John Thornton said. “We were confident going into it. I expected that outcome.”
Plus: Boehner sets focuses; Two dead in store shooting; Gas prices due to rise.
Capt. Elizabeth Kealey was deployed twice with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit.
Pope Francis, who will make his first trip to the U.S. as pontiff in September, has acknowledged the concerns of divorced Catholics.
Former governors Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush were notably absent from the Iowa gathering.
The trial hints at challenge facing colleges as they try to establish campuses where students are safe and everyone understands the rules.
The planes were operated by Delta Airlines and Southwest Airlines. The military briefly scrambled war planes into the skies over Georgia.
Cybersecurity expert Christopher Mellon says that unless we do much better at prevention, the worst is yet to come.
Plus: “American Sniper” threats; militant teen sentenced; e-cigarette air warning.
Bishop McConnell issued “A Pastoral Letter on Race,” decrying racial oppression and suggesting ways to move toward reconciliation.
The challenge focuses on Oklahoma, even though the justices declined last week to stop an execution there that used the contested chemicals.
The personal details included age, income, ZIP code, tobacco use and whether a woman is pregnant.
Gasoline under $3 was shocking. Now it's under $2. Will it ever end?
The former football players’ lawyers have sought to put the elite southern university on trial for warping the young men’s judgment.
PLUS: tamper-proof tracking; firearms found in 2014; union faults airline; rail tank-car orders; net neutrality proposal
Mr. Rubio has chosen Anna Rogers, the finance director for conservative group American Crossroads, to lead his fundraising effort.
Leaders dropped one anti-abortion bill and substituted another after GOP women complained about the first one’s impact on rape victims.
The longtime speaker of the New York Assembly, a Democrat, is accused of using his office to receive millions in bribes and kickbacks.
PLUS: Obama pushes child care; Jeb Bush, Romney huddle
The Democrats are still deciding on a host city and are in final talks with New York, Philadelphia and Columbus, Ohio.
Missing after the fire at the mansion in Annapolis, Md., are Donald Pyle; his wife, Sandra; and their four grandchildren.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, invited Israel’s prime minister to address Congress next month regarding Iran and U.S. sanctions.
The court said jury selection in the trial against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been slower than expected.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. and his civil rights chief, Vanita Gupta, will have the final say.
On a two-day jaunt in the Midwest, the president saluted Republican state’s investments in both technology and education.
PLUS: Supreme Court protest; Gitmo chief reassigned; O’Hare busiest airport; Eye surgery for Sen. Reid; E-cigarette research