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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:30:00 -0500Noor Salman was arrested earlier this week and charged with providing material support to a terrorist and obstruction of justice. Her husband, Omar Mateen, killed 49 people at the Pulse club in June.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:52:00 -0500Despite President Obama's executive order to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, dozens of detainees from the war on terrorism are still there.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:48:00 -0500The execution of Ricky Gray on Wednesday was the first known instance of a state using midazolam, a sedative, that was not manufactured by a pharmaceutical company.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500Among the dozens of people granted clemency by President Obama on Tuesday was Oscar Lopez Rivera. Depending on who you ask, he is either a freedom fighter or a terrorist.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500The Supreme Court tests whether the Patent and Trademark Office violated the First Amendment when it refused to register the "disparaging" band name, "The Slants."
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500President Obama convened his final press conference in office on Wednesday less than a day after commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning. Obama was expected to face questions about his decision to grant clemency to Manning, who gave hundreds of thousands of military and diplomatic files to WikiLeaks.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:02:00 -0500In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the auction house argued that a painting titled St. Jerome was actually created in the 20th century, and not by the 16th century Italian artist known as Parmigianino.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:22:00 -0500Earlier this month, two law enforcement officers died during the search for Markeith Loyd, who was wanted in the murder of a pregnant woman. He was put in the handcuffs of one of the fallen officers.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:00:23 -0500There's supposed to be a firewall between the Justice Department and the Oval Office, but Sessions' vigorous support of Donald Trump's campaign raises doubts about how independent he could be.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:50:00 -0500The Patent and Trademark Office denied registration to an Asian-American rock band named The Slants; the musicians say they want to re-appropriate the term. The case hits the high court on Wednesday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:06:00 -0500Among those receiving the president's clemency are a man who reigned over top nightclubs, and another who scorched fastballs. Both had run afoul of tax laws.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:45:00 -0500President Obama has shortened the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army private who leaked military secrets to WikiLeaks. Obama also pardoned a general who lied to leak investigators.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:00 -0500President Obama is commuting most of Chelsea Manning's sentence. Manning is the army intelligence analyst convicted of leaking material about U.S. military and diplomatic activities through WikiLeaks in 2010.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:29:00 -0500Charges against Noor Salman include "Aiding and Abetting by providing material support to a terrorist," Orlando's police chief said. The attack was the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:52:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump told The Washington Post he's close to unveiling a health care plan he expects Congress to pass soon. But GOP lawmakers are in no hurry to replace the Affordable Care Act.