Prosecutor: Messages show teen plotted SC school shooting

Prosecutor: Messages show teen plotted SC school shooting

Prosecutors plan to tell a judge why they think a teen who fired on a South Carolina school playground and killed a first-grader should spend his life in prison.

Woman who spoke at Epstein's bail hearing sues his estate

Woman who spoke at Epstein's bail hearing sues his estate

A woman who spoke out against Jeffrey Epstein at a July bail hearing was among three more women who are suing his estate.

Court rules against warrantless searches of phones, laptops

Court rules against warrantless searches of phones, laptops

A federal court in Boston has ruled that warrantless U.S. government searches of the phones and laptops of international travelers at airports and other U.S. ports of entry violate the Fourth Amendment.

US held record number of migrant children in custody in 2019

US held record number of migrant children in custody in 2019

The U.S. government had nearly 70,000 migrant children in custody this year, a record number of infants, children and teens at risk for trauma that can cause continuing physical and emotional problems even after they reach their families.

Georgia prepares to execute man for store clerk's killing

Georgia prepares to execute man for store clerk's killing

Georgia prison officials are preparing to execute a man convicted in the killing of a convenience store clerk.

Wisconsin Assembly votes to recognize tree, Bible week

Wisconsin Assembly votes to recognize tree, Bible week

The Wisconsin Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a resolution recognizing National Bible Week.

Former President Carter out of surgery, no complications

Former President Carter out of surgery, no complications

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been admitted to Emory University Hospital for a surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls.

Border wall opponents in court trying to stop construction

Border wall opponents in court trying to stop construction

A federal appeals court has heard arguments to halt the military-funded construction of President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico.

Senate Democrats assail Trump's $16B bailout for farmers

Senate Democrats assail Trump's $16B bailout for farmers

A top Democrat says President Donald Trump's $16 billion bailout for farmers hurt by the trade war with China unfairly picks winners and losers, pitting the South against the North and small farms against wealthy producers.

Report: Election vendors are 'prime targets,' need oversight

Report: Election vendors are 'prime targets,' need oversight

A new report says the nation's elections are vulnerable to attack due to a lack of robust federal oversight of the private companies involved in manufacturing voting systems and maintaining voter registration databases.