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He was convicted of second-degree murder for the shooting spree that left a mother of 10 dead and two others wounded. Prosecutors are expected to seek life without parole.
Forecasters are predicting better rainfall for the East and Midwest, but in parts of the West, drought conditions will persist.
Lt. Col. Darin Haas was arrested in a domestic dispute and has been relieved of his post. The report comes on the heels of recent allegations of sexual assault in the military.
The group of eight Republicans and Democrats says that it has overcome obstacles and agreed on a tentative plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system.
Known or suspected terrorism suspects who cooperated with federal authorities in at least six major investigations have wound up in the witness protection program.
Republicans slammed Obamacare with a barrage of three-word tweets. But the White House trolled them in response.
Authorities in Idaho announce the arrest of a 30-year-old man on charges of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists and a foreign terrorist organization.
A Houston-area high school senior bags a 14-foot beast that could be 50 years old, setting a new record for the largest alligator ever caught in Texas.
The Justice Department is investigating the IRS's flagging of grass-roots conservative groups that sought nonprofit status. But some lawmakers want the debate extended to look at the well-financed activities of existing 501(c)(4) groups that spent millions in the 2012 elections.
An internal report says officials at the Department of Justice didn't communicate with the agency that keeps the "no fly" list.
For decades, a turkey-processing company housed intellectually disabled men in squalid conditions, subjecting them to physical and emotional abuse while paying them $2 per day. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently won a huge judgment against the company.
Police in Albuquerque, N.M., are interviewing a man they say is a "person of interest" in the abduction of a five-year-old girl. After the girl was taken Wednesday evening, her mother chased down and rammed the car she had been in; a suspect fled on foot. The girl is reportedly safe.
NPR speaks to Melissa Moore, daughter of a convicted serial killer, and David Kaczynski, the brother of the Unabomber, about what it's like to be "the relative."
The number of passengers planning to fly this summer will rise 1 percent from 2012, climbing back to the highest level since 2008, an industry group said Thursday. After years of instability, airlines welcome an easing in jet fuel prices. Even customers' complaints are quieting down.