Hurricane Michael's Florida fury becomes clear, death toll rises as storm churns north

The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes in the Florida panhandle found smashed to pieces, as the storm moved into Georgia and North Carolina. The death toll was at least three. PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) -- The devastation inflicted...


The attorney general’s office wants the Nevada Supreme Court to wave off a lower court judge’s ruling that blocks the state from using the sedative midazolam in capital punishment.

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U.S. officials are preventing American aid workers from making humanitarian trips to North Korea, according to people familiar with the matter, inhibiting the flow of food and medical assistance to Pyongyang ahead of a new round of diplomacy over its nuclear program.

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Court blocks lethal injection of inmate, clearing Tennessee to use electric chair

A U.S. District Court issued an injunction on lethal injection in Edmund Zagorski's execution case, clearing Tennessee's use of the electric chair.         

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Three people were carjacked over 40 minutes in Lakeview and Lincoln Park late Wednesday and early Thursday -- and two of the stolen cars were later found in the same South Side police district, one parked and the other crashed, according to Chicago police. Those carjacked included a food delivery...

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