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Ex-Chicago policeman sentenced to nearly seven years in black teen’s death

CHICAGO (Reuters) - White former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced on Friday to nearly seven years in prison for shooting...

Bereaved Guatemalan mother recalls hopes son would ease U.S. entry

YALAMBOJOCH, Guatemala (Reuters) - Between heavy sobs, Catarina Alonzo explained that when her husband left Guatemala to try to reach the United States,...

Boston Marathon bomber appeals conviction, death sentence

BOSTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Thursday asked an appellate court to overturn his conviction and death penalty...

Guatemalan boy becomes second child to die in U.S. custody in...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An 8-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy died shortly after midnight on Tuesday after being detained by U.S. border agents, the U.S....

U.S. court orders North Korea to pay $501 million in U.S....

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. court on Monday ordered Pyongyang to pay $501 million in damages for the torture and death of U.S....

California Governor orders new DNA tests in death row case

(Reuters) - California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered late Monday that a man sitting on death row for a quadruple murder must have one...

U.S. authorities must probe migrant girl’s death, stop child detentions: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations human rights expert called on U.S. authorities on Monday to conduct a full and independent investigation into...

New York witches aim hex at Supreme Court’s Brett Kavanaugh despite...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Melissa Madara was not surprised to receive death threats on Friday as her Brooklyn witchcraft store prepared to host...

Washington state’s top court bans death penalty as biased, arbitrary

(Reuters) - Washington became the 20th U.S. state to abolish capital punishment when its Supreme Court struck down the death penalty on Thursday,...

White House wobbles on U.S. flag after McCain death

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House lowered its U.S. flag to half-staff, raised it back up and on Monday lowered it again after...

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