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A federal judge in Seattle has refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of tens of thousands of immigrants around the United States who may not have been told that they had a one-year deadline to apply for asylum
SEATTLE (AP) -- A federal judge in Seattle has refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of tens of thousands of immigrants around the United States who may not have been told that they had a one-year deadline to apply for asylum....

Advocates for Pamela Smart, who's serving life for plotting with her teenage lover to kill her husband, are planning to file a petition seeking a reduced sentence
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Advocates for Pamela Smart, who's serving a life sentence for plotting with her teenage lover to kill her husband, say they are planning to file a petition seeking a reduced sentence....

A man whose attempted-murder conviction was tossed by a California judge has walked free after 20 years in prison
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A man whose attempted-murder conviction was tossed by a California judge walked free Tuesday after 20 years in prison....

A federal judge has approved a plan to replace water lines at 18,000 homes in Flint, Michigan, where the water system has been contaminated with lead
DETROIT (AP) -- Water lines at 18,000 homes in Flint, Michigan, will be replaced under a landmark deal approved by a judge on Tuesday, marking a milestone in the effort to overcome the disastrous decision in 2014 to draw water from a river without treating it to prevent lead contamination....

Inspectors discovered that a California building lacked fire extinguishers, smoke detectors in every apartment and a working sprinkler system just three days before a blaze erupted and killed four low-income residents
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Inspectors discovered that a California building in a rundown neighborhood lacked fire extinguishers, smoke detectors in every apartment and a working sprinkler system just three days before a blaze erupted and killed four low-income residents....

Chicago activists are calling for more transparency as Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigates an agent-involved shooting that left a man wounded and raised questions about the use of force by officers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago activists and residents called for more transparency Tuesday as officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigate an agent-involved shooting that left a man wounded and raised questions about the use of force....

President Donald Trump's move to roll back Obama-era regulations on climate change is unlikely to turn around the coal industry any time soon
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's move to roll back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change comes as the coal industry is reeling from job losses, bankruptcies, pollution restrictions and growing competition from natural gas, wind and solar....

A private company hired to manage the Illinois lottery remains on the job more than two years after the state first moved to fire it for missing sales goals, and the firm is now able to collect more in fees than under its original contract
CHICAGO (AP) -- When Illinois lawmakers voted in 2009 to hire a private company to run the state's $2 billion-a-year lottery, they had high hopes of making more money that could be funneled into education and construction projects....

Kansas' Republican-controlled Legislature has approved an expansion of state health coverage to thousands of poor adults under former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas' Republican-controlled Legislature approved an expansion Tuesday of state health coverage to thousands of poor adults under former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, days after the collapse of GOP leaders' repeal effort in Washington....

Officials say a cyanide device for killing coyotes that spewed the poison on a boy and killed his dog was set up on public land in Idaho in February despite a decision months earlier to halt use of the devices on all the state's U.S.-owned land
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A cyanide device for killing coyotes that spewed the poison on a boy and killed his dog was set up on public land in Idaho in February despite a decision months earlier by federal officials to halt use of the devices on all U.S.-owned land in the state, officials said Tuesday....

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A top Iowa regulator has maintained a busy and profitable private law practice even as she's been responsible for complex matters such as the Dakota Access pipeline and renewable energy policy

A federal judge in Seattle has refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of tens of thousands of immigrants around the United States who may not have been told that they had a one-year deadline to apply for asylum

A mother says she and her special needs son were "treated like dogs" after her request for alternate screening at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport led a TSA agent to closely pat down the boy

A man whose attempted-murder conviction was tossed by a California judge has walked free after 20 years in prison

A jury has found a Dallas salon worker guilty of murder in the death of woman who was injected in the buttocks with industrial-grade silicone as part of an illegal cosmetic procedure

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a federal information-sharing program of flagging innocent people as potential terrorists

Chicago activists and residents are calling for more transparency as federal officials investigate a shooting at a local home involving a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent

While Republican legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper look for a fix to North Carolina's "bathroom bill," North Carolina's lieutenant governor is taking a hard line to keep House Bill 2 in place

Philadelphia's top prosecutor has three days to find a new lawyer in a federal bribery case against him although it's unclear whether he has the money to pay anyone

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking an Ohio community to stop charging drug users revived by emergency responders using an overdose antidote


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