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Named for a 9-year-old boy who was killed by his father, Joshua’s Law defines the crime.
They see the issue as a political winner in Congress.
Officials work to avert what they see as a perfect storm of threats from deadly epidemics.
At least 20 deaths are blamed on the latest storm, which brought a mix of snow and sleet and created treacherous conditions.
Fire crews were called to the two-story building Thursday night after residents reported smoke pouring out of an apartment.
Al-Maliki’s government increases spending to win over minority Sunnis and beat back extremists.
Those who don’t self-identify as male or female see the change as a major step toward acceptance.
Electronic signals are received from the probe.
A whopping 738 million roses and more go through the airport into a system that keeps them fresh.
After a mistrial, a man charged with four counts of second-degree murder in a 1989 blaze goes free.
The law empowers children with terminal ailments to ask to be put to death by their doctor if their parents agree.
The state has 120 of such never-solved murder cases dating back to 1953 but no detectives dedicated to investigating them.
The gruesome slaying of a young woman in Los Angeles is one of the nation's most notorious unsolved killings.
The vote was a fresh reminder that while Republicans see a legitimate chance of grabbing the majority in the Senate, fissures within the party could trip them up.
Industry watchdogs worry that the deal would give the company too much power over American entertainment.
The Stockholm native missed four of 20 shots, which added four minutes to his final time.
Police say Travis A. Carrigan wielded a hammer and acted alone on both occasions.