The governor of California has ordered DNA testing on evidence that a death-row inmate says would prove his innocence in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention
Oakland, California, teachers hit the picket lines just as teachers in West Virginia went back to class in a kind of tag-team display of the national teacher unrest that in many places has moved beyond pay to politics
U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it's installing coils of razor wire at ports of entry in El Paso, Texas, across from Juarez, Mexico, where large groups of migrants wait to seek asylum
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Amazon's backing out of a deal to put one of its second headquarters in New York City is the "greatest tragedy" he has seen since he has been in government
A federal magistrate has told the government it must disclose to him and to plaintiffs' attorneys a list of private organizations that receive access to the government's list of known or suspected terrorists
A 31-year-old man has been charged with child endangerment after police found his four young children alone in his squalid Dallas apartment
He spent a dozen years behind bars for his role in the Enron scandal. Now, the energy company's former CEO is once again a free man, per Reuters . The Bureau of Prisons says that Jeffrey Skilling—who'd been convicted in 2006 on charges of securities fraud, insider trading, and conspiracy,...
The charges filed against a Maryland Coast Guard officer "are the proverbial tip of the iceberg," per federal prosecutors—who were on Thursday given 14 days to come up with the rest of said iceberg. Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson has been hit with fairly minor illegal drug and firearm possession...
A federal judge in California has ruled that a twin son of a gay couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother
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More and more children born with a congenital heart defect are growing into adulthood. What's the medical community doing to care for & monitor them?