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US seeking death penalty in Charleston church massacre case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday.... 5/24/2016 11:12 PM

Cosby lawyers outline defense as case heads to trial
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Bill Cosby's lawyers gave a blistering preview of the questions the actor's accuser will face at trial, as a judge refused to dismiss the sex-assault case at a preliminary hearing.... 5/25/2016 4:42 AM

After judge orders Bill Cosby trial, what happens next?
A judge ruled Tuesday that there is enough evidence to bring Bill Cosby to trial in the lone criminal case brought against him out of the barrage of allegations that he drugged and molested dozens of women.... 5/25/2016 4:43 AM

Babies behind bars: Moms do time with their newborns
BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Jennifer Dumas sits on a sofa, her smiling 6-month-old girl on her lap. The room is full of bright toys and children's books. A rainbow-colored activity mat is on the floor, and Winnie the Pooh is painted on the walls.... 5/25/2016 6:11 AM

A look at prison nurseries nationwide
Out of more than 100 women's prisons in the U.S., only eight have nursery programs that allow mothers to help raise their babies behind bars. There are none in the federal prison system, and there is only one in a jail, at Rikers Island in New York City. Here is a look at the nurseries:... 5/25/2016 5:51 AM

Watchdogs say Texas dodged 'train wreck' on education board
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- When Texas takes up always-contentions revisions of science and social studies coursework in 2017, a former schoolteacher who believes dinosaurs were on Noah's Ark and Democrats killed John F. Kennedy won't have a vote.... 5/25/2016 6:21 AM

Father sought after boy killed in mother's arms in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- An 8-month-old boy was shot to death in his mother's arms Tuesday, and the suspected shooter - the boy's father - remained at large, St. Louis police said.... 5/25/2016 2:42 AM

Gov't report: Feds spend billions to run ancient technology
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government is spending about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems, including platforms more than 50 years old in vital areas from nuclear weapons to Social Security. One still uses floppy disks.... 5/25/2016 7:27 AM

Military spouses struggle to find jobs
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Military spouses struggle to find jobs and are more likely to work for less pay or in positions below their education level, spurring unemployment and other costs of as much as $1 billion a year, according to a study.... 5/25/2016 4:04 AM

Baylor says 'Ken Starr is president' amid speculation
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Baylor University and its president are facing mounting pressure over how the school has handled reports of rape and assault by football players, and the Texas university says its governing board is still considering the results of an internal investigation into the matter.... 5/25/2016 6:13 AM

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