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Oklahoma official: Executions could resume with other drugs
While the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a sedative Oklahoma uses in lethal injections, Attorney General Scott Pruitt says he'll push to resume executions.
Guantanamo trial for 9/11 accused may lose 1 of 5 defendants
One of five men facing trial by military commission for the Sept. 11 terrorist attack may get dropped from the case so proceedings can resume at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Governors announce Super Bowl food bank donations
The Seattle Seahawks-New England Patriots Super Bowl matchup is bringing cross-country donations into the food banks of each team's home state.
Judge won't toss Boston bombing suspects' sister's NYC case
A New York City judge says a harassment case against the sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects can proceed.
Boy Scouts settle California suit over abuse
The Boy Scouts of America have agreed to settle a lawsuit by a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volunteer in 2007.
MLK children working to settle dispute over Bible, prize
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s children are trying to resolve a legal dispute over their father's traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize without going to trial.
Squatters slow Detroit's plan to bulldoze way to prosperity
Squatters are complicating Detroit's plan to bulldoze its way to a brighter future by demolishing thousands of vacant homes.
Judge: Marriage licenses should be issued to gay couples
Gay marriage is inching closer to becoming a reality in Alabama as a federal judge has ruled that probate judges have a constitutional duty to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Opening statements in Aaron Hernandez murder trial
Opening statements are set for today in the trial of Aaron Hernandez, who is accused of orchestrating the killing of semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd in 2013.
US stocks slump as another dip in oil drags down the market
The U.S. stock market is slumping at the close as oil falls to its lowest level in nearly six years.
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