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Pennsylvania man sought in infant's death captured in Ohio

Jul. 16, 2019 7:14 AM EDT

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man sought in the killing of his girlfriend's infant daughter has been captured in Ohio. Authorities say Derrick Bass was arrested Monday afternoon in Cleveland without incident. He's charged with homicide and several other counts in the death of 11-month-old Niomie...

Working mom: McDonald balances World Cup, 7-year-old son

Jun. 23, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Jessica McDonald quickly was put in her place by Jeremiah , her 7-year-old son. "I tried to explain to him: 'Buddy, we're going to the World Cup,'" the American forward remembered. "And he's just like: 'OK, can I have a toy now?'" A 31-year-old forward, McDonald made her World Cup debut at the...

Man sentenced to 21 years for death of girlfriend's son

Jun. 14, 2019 9:19 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison in the beating death of his girlfriend's toddler. Thirty-four-year-old Nathaniel Littlefield was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter and two counts of child endangerment in the 2016 killing...

Bill aims to protect pregnant workers from discrimination

May. 23, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine could provide further protections for pregnant workers from discrimination in the workplace when their employers fail to accommodate them. Democratic Rep. Anne Carney's bill is set for a work session before the Legislature's Judiciary Committee Thursday. Maine law currently says...