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Paul Ryan dismissed the House chaplain, and lawmakers want to know why

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:50:00 PDT

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., dismissed the Rev. Patrick J. Conroy this month as chaplain of the chamber, an unusual decision that has left some of the Jesuit priest's friends questioning the move.

Ryan made no mention of the reasons behind Conroy's ouster in an April 16 announcement, leaving...

Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama opens to crowds, and tears

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:42:00 PDT

Hundreds of people lined up in the rain to get a first look at a lynching memorial and museum that opened Thursday in Montgomery, Alabama.

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice commemorates 4,400 black people who were slain in lynchings and other racial killings between 1877 and 1950. Their...

Bankers Hill shooter pleads guilty to assault on officers

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:20:00 PDT

A man accused of shooting at police officers atop a Bankers Hill condominium building in 2015 brought his trial to abrupt end this week by pleading guilty to some charges and agreeing to a 20-year prison term.

Titus Colbert, 35, changed his plea Monday to guilty on four counts of assault with a...

Man in U.S. illegally is sentenced to death in slaying of officers

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:30:00 PDT

A man living in the U.S. illegally has been sentenced to the death penalty for the 2014 killing of a Northern California sheriff's deputy and a detective.

The Sacramento Bee reports that Luis Bracamontes smiled during Wednesday's sentencing and was eventually tossed out of the courtroom for yelling.