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Court halts execution over mental impairment claim

This handout photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Robert Campbell. Attorneys for the Texas death row inmate have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking to delay his execution following a bungled execution in Oklahoma. Campbell’s execution...

Judge strikes down Idaho’s same-sex marriage ban

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal magistrate judge has ruled that Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. U.S. District Magistrate Judge Candy Dale wrote in the ruling Tuesday evening that Idaho’s laws banning same-sex marriage unconstitutionally deny...
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Official: Conyers lacks signatures for ballot

In this Nov. 6, 2012 photo, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., addresses supporters during the Michigan Democratic election night party in Detroit. Wayne County Clerk Cathy Garrett is expected to make her final determination Tuesday, May 13, 2014 on whether the longtime congressman...
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Doctor cleared in LPGA golfer wrongful death case

FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2008, file photo, Erica Blasberg walks to the ninth green during the second round of the LPGA SBS Open golf tournament at Turtle Bay Resort in Kahuku, Hawaii. Jury selection is entering a third day in Las Vegas Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in a civil wrongful...

Work to close part of Sixth Street

Findlay’s Sixth Street, between Williams Street and Ohio 37, will be closed beginning Wednesday for culvert replacements, county Engineer Chris Long reported. The road closure is expected to last until Wednesday, May 28.

Consumers losing doctors with new insurance plans

MIAMI (AP) — The first thing Michelle Pool did before picking a plan under President Barack Obama’s health insurance law was check whether her longtime primary care doctor was covered. Pool, a 60-year-old diabetic who has had back surgery and a hip replacement,...

Police: Nevada school shooter said he was teased

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Police say a Nevada seventh-grader who went on a shooting rampage at his school nearly seven months ago was taking a prescription antidepressant at the time, and had told a psychotherapist that he was teased at school. Twelve-year-old Jose Reyes opened...
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Rutgers: Nelson dismissed from football program

In this May 11, 2014 booking photo provided by Blue Earth County Jail, Philip Nelson, 20, is seen. The former Minnesota Gophers quarterback was arrested in Mankato, Minn., early Sunday, May 11, 2014, on suspicion of third-degree assault. Former Minnesota State, Mankato,...
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Rutgers: Nelson dismissed from football program

In this May 11, 2014 booking photo provided by Blue Earth County Jail, Philip Nelson, 20, is seen. The former Minnesota Gophers quarterback was arrested in Mankato, Minn., early Sunday, May 11, 2014, on suspicion of third-degree assault. Former Minnesota State, Mankato,...
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Panthers DE Hardy remains jailed after arrest

This photo provided by the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Department shows Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy after his arrest in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Hardy was arrested for assault on a female and communicating threats, according to Charlotte...