Pharmacy boss blamed for meningitis outbreak gets 9 years

AP Photo/Stephan Savoia BOSTON (AP) — The co-owner of a pharmacy deemed responsible for the deaths of 76 people in a national meningitis outbreak tearfully apologized to the victims on Monday and was sentenced to nine years in prison, far less than the victims had wanted....

Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have...
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News Minute PM Top Stories, July 26th

The latest national news top headlines video report for Monday, June 26th: Trump welcomes India’s Modi to White House; Supreme Court allows limited version of Trump’s travel ban; Castile family settles city lawsuit; Harry Potter fans celebrate 20 years.  

Promised college loan forgiveness, borrowers wait and wait

AP Photo/Elise Amendola BOSTON (AP) — Danielle Ramos’ student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over. Like thousands of others who studied at failed for-profit colleges, she was promised by the U.S. Education Department under President Barack Obama that her federal...

The Latest: Baby Doe's mother to be sentenced this week

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the murder conviction of a Massachusetts man in the killing of his ex-girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, who came to be known as Baby Doe (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The mother of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her...

Confederate monument in St. Louis to be removed by Friday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Crews on Monday began dismantling a divisive Confederate monument in a sprawling park near downtown St. Louis after the city and the Missouri Civil War Museum reached an agreement to have it moved. As part of the deal, the museum will pay for the...

Crucial first rulings on California's giant water tunnels

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal wildlife officials say they’re set to issue the crucial first rulings on Gov. Jerry Brown’s decades-old ambitions to re-engineer California’s water system with the $16 billion construction of giant...

Vandals obliterate info on Emmett Till marker in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A civil rights historical marker in Mississippi has been vandalized. The marker remembers black teenager Emmett Till, who was kidnapped before being lynched in 1955. The slaying motivated civil rights activists when Till’s mother had an...

Judge considering national freeze on Iraqi deportations

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for Detroit-area Iraqi nationals who fear they could be tortured or killed if they’re kicked out of the U.S. asked a judge on Monday to extend his freeze on their deportations to all Iraqis who have been ordered to leave...

US lawyer: US entitled to seize Iran-tainted skyscraper

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. government lawyer has urged a jury to conclude a charity must give up majority ownership of a Manhattan skyscraper, saying it is secretly controlled by Iran. Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Lockard told New York federal court...