WASHINGTON — Republican Arizona congressman Trent Franks drew a sharp response during debate on an abortion bill when he said that the number of pregnancies resulting from rape is very low.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police usually must try to obtain a search warrant from a judge before ordering blood tests for drunken-driving suspects.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned Wednesday to the northwest side grocery store where she was nearly slain Jan. 8, 2011 to advocate for expanded background checks for gun buyers.
A judge has lifted his order that prevented the release of investigation records in the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords two years ago.
The man who carried out the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been returned to the federal prison in Missouri where he has been treated for mental illness for about 18 months.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - A new era has dawned at Missouri, which makes its Southeastern Conference debut on Saturday night against No. 7 Georgia, and there's no denying the excitement. Even coach Gary Pinkel failed to stick to his usual "it's the next game" script for more than a sentence or two on m…
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A central Missouri teenager who confessed
to strangling, cutting and stabbing a 9-year-old girl because she
wanted to know how it felt to kill someone was sentenced Wednesday
to life in prison with the possibility of parole.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A Missouri teenager who told authorities
that she strangled, cut and stabbed a 9-year-old neighbor because
she wanted to know how it felt pleaded guilty Tuesday in the girl’s
A federal judge in Arizona has denied a request from lawyers for
Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner that all of his competency
interviews be videotaped.
PHOENIX — Prosecutors asked an appeals court to reject requests
by the lawyers for Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner to halt his
forced medication with psychotropic drugs and rescind his stay at a
prison facility in Missouri.
PHOENIX - A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Tucson
shooter Jared Lee Lougner can be returned from Tucson to a Missouri
prison facility where he will undergo more mental health treatment
to try to make him mentally fit to stand trial.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Residents of some Western and Plains states
were digging out Friday after an early blast of snow. Meanwhile,
heavy rain and winds that toppled trees, power lines and church
steeples lashed parts of the South, leaving three people dead.
SAN DIEGO.-Por provenir de una familia que es un poco como un
guiso racial y étnico —su madre es afro-cubana, su padre es
australiano de origen irlandés— Soledad O'Brien, de CNN, puede
optar por identificarse de muchas maneras.
KABUL — Armed with an AK-47, an American contract worker said
Wednesday that he held off militants attacking the Bakhtar
residential hotel in Kabul, allowing about two dozen U.N. election
workers to escape.