The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, no longer requiring federal death sentences to be carried out by lethal injection and clearing the way to use other methods like firing squads and poison gas.
The coronavirus testing numbers that have guided much of the nation's response to the pandemic are likely to be erratic over the next week or so, experts said Friday, as fewer people get tested during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and testing sites observe shorter hours.
President Donald Trump's attempt to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to divvy up congressional seats is headed for a post-Thanksgiving Supreme Court showdown.
As vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before his boss, President Barack Obama. Now,…
They threw her new cellphone on the roof of the station house and placed nails under the wheels of her pickup truck. As she prepared to answer a call, someone poured tobacco juice in her boots. It was too much for Timika Ingram to bear.
The oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center went to his latest review board hearing with a degree of hope, something that has been scarce during his 16 years locked up without charges at the U.S. base in Cuba.
From the get-go, President Donald Trump has miscast or exaggerated the military's role in his administration's crash program to accelerate the development, production and eventual distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
Melissa Buescher, a 35-year-old from Minneapolis, missed a phone call from Billings on Nov. 17 following one of her late-night shifts at the intensive care unit of a children's hospital.
The British government has appointed a vaccines minister as it prepares to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirus, potentially starting within days.
Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com who spent years working to transform the city's downtown area, has died. He was 46.
A shooting at a Sacramento mall Friday killed one person and left another with life-threatening wounds and police were looking for the attacker, authorities said.
This was the fall that area farmers had long waited for. A near perfect growing season and a mostly dry September and October allowed for a quick harvest and strong yields.
Thousands of UW-Madison students were travelling home this week to celebrate Thanksgiving with their families.
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MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Friday:8-0-2(eight, zero, two)02-05-27-32-36(two, five, twenty-seven, thirty-two, thirty-six)Estimated jackpot: $225,00004-10-27-35-58, Mega Ball: 10, Megaplier: 2(four, ten, twenty-seven, thirty-five, fifty-eight;…
Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, Nov. 28, the 333rd day of 2020. There are 33 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Nov. 28,…
MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Badger 5" game were:04-12-16-18-23(four, twelve, sixteen, eighteen, twenty-three)Estimated jackpot: $21,000¶ Maximum…
Large hospital systems are grappling with how best to decide which health care workers will be vaccinated first for COVID-19.
MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Daily Pick 3" game were:5-0-1(five, zero, one)¶ Maximum prize: $500