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Senators blast Trump administration for coronavirus response
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:15:50 -0500

Senators blast Trump administration for coronavirus responseTop officials in the Trump administration struggled on Tuesday morning to justify their response to the growing threat of the coronavirus, which has sickened at least 80,423 people around the world and killed at least 2,712. 


Warren unloads on Bloomberg as Dem debate becomes more personal
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 21:40:41 -0500

Warren unloads on Bloomberg as Dem debate becomes more personalSen. Elizabeth Warren continued to remake herself as a combative debater in Tuesday’s Democratic face-off in Charleston, S.C., and once again her target was former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg.


U.S. Supreme Court dismisses 'D.C. Sniper' Malvo case after change in law
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:28:44 -0500

U.S. Supreme Court dismisses 'D.C. Sniper' Malvo case after change in lawThe U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday formally dismissed a case in which Lee Boyd Malvo, who was 17 when he took part in the deadly 2002 "D.C. Sniper" shooting spree in the Washington area, was challenging his life without parole sentence. The move comes after a new law was passed in Virginia, where Malvo is incarcerated in a supermax state prison. The measure, signed into law on Monday, lets people sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for offenses committed before age 18 - as Malvo was - to seek release after 20 years.


A Wrongfully Convicted Kansas Man Who Spent 23 Years in Prison Is Awarded $1.5 Million
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:02:01 -0500

A Wrongfully Convicted Kansas Man Who Spent 23 Years in Prison Is Awarded $1.5 MillionLamonte McIntyre was convicted and sentenced to two terms of life in prison for the murder of Donald Ewing and Doniel Quinn back in 1994. The two victims had been shot in the middle of the day while they sat in their car


Italian hikers rescued in Alaska after visiting infamous bus
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:04:59 -0500

Italian hikers rescued in Alaska after visiting infamous busAn Italian man suffering from frostbite and four other tourists were rescued in the Alaska wilderness after visiting an abandoned bus that has become a lure for adventurers since it was featured in the “Into the Wild” book and movie. Alaska State Troopers say the five Italians were rescued Saturday from a camp they set up after visiting the dilapidated bus on the Stampede Trail near the interior town of Healy. The hikers were found 13 miles from the trailhead, Trooper spokesman Tim DeSpain said.