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AP Exclusive: Iowa regulator keeps busy private law practice

A top Iowa regulator has maintained a busy and profitable private law practice even as she's been responsible for complex matters such as the Dakota Access pipeline and renewable energy policy

Convenience store magnate, governor candidate…

A convenience store magnate who twice ran for governor of Massachusetts has died at age 67

Ford investing $1.2 billion in three Michigan…

Joe Hinrichs, Ford President of the Americas, explains

DOJ Takes Aim At Sanctuary Cities Through Federal…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the DOJ will target sanctuary cities by withholding or even cutting grants and other federal funding.

Campus 'free speech zones' face new round of scrutiny

So-called "free speech zones" on college campuses are facing renewed scrutiny from lawmakers and students

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Tribes' battle over Dakota Access pipeline not…

American Indian tribes fighting the Dakota Access pipeline say the pumping of oil into the pipe under their water source is a blow, but doesn't end their legal battle

A look at how Trump's moves on coal will affect…

President Donald Trump's move to roll back Obama-era regulations on climate change is unlikely to turn around the coal industry any time soon

Students told to write 9/11 essay from…

Iowa State defends controversial assignment; Campus Reform's Sterling Beard reports on 'America's Newsroom'

Gunman On The Loose After Nightclub Shooting…

Cincinnati police say there's no indication the shooting at Cameo nightclub was an act of terrorism.

Dallas woman found guilty in 2015 injection death of client

A jury has found a Dallas salon worker guilty of murder in the death of woman who was injected in the buttocks with industrial-grade silicone as part of an illegal cosmetic procedure

Club operator denies security bypass allowed…

A Cincinnati nightclub operator denies that some people were allowed to bypass security checks that included metal-detection wands before a gunbattle erupted, killing one man and injuring 16 other people

Oakland found building lacked sprinklers before…

Inspectors discovered that a California building lacked fire extinguishers, smoke detectors in every apartment and a working sprinkler system just three days before a blaze erupted and killed four low-income residents

Father of Maryland high school rape suspect…

Doug McKelway reports from Rockville

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Police: Woman posing as Target worker stole $40K in iPhones

Police in Virginia are looking to identify a woman who impersonated a Target employee so that she could steal over $40,000 worth of iPhones

Questions linger as New Jersey bridge case…

The sentencing of two former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case will close a chapter on a scandal that sank the Republican's presidential hopes and popularity at home

Judge approves plan on fix for 18,000 Flint water…

A federal judge has approved a plan to replace water lines at 18,000 homes in Flint, Michigan, where the water system has been contaminated with lead

Ambush-style attack targets undercover cops in…

Two officers shot while in unmarked car investigating gang activity; suspects at large

Gun control advocates say Newtown ruling is bad precedent

Gun control advocates are asking the Connecticut Supreme Court for permission to argue against a judge's decision last year to dismiss a wrongful-death lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown school shooting

The Latest: Activists call for transparency in…

Chicago activists and residents are calling for more transparency as federal officials investigate a shooting at a local home involving a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent

Arrest made in Oklahoma home invasion shooting…

A woman suspected of driving three men to what Oklahoma authorities say was a home invasion that left the men shot to death by the homeowner's son has been arrested

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Home invader suspects shot, killed; getaway…

Homeowner's son in Oklahoma claims self-defense against three would-be robbers armed with brass knuckles and knife, suspected getaway driver turns herself into police

Police: Man attacks officer with knife, is fatally shot

Maryland authorities say a man reporting a stolen bicycle suddenly attacked a police officer with a knife and was shot dead by the officer