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Appeals to Scott Walker: Don't stain legacy, veto bills

Dec. 6, 2018 11:17 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A bipartisan group of political figures appealed to Gov. Scott Walker to avoid staining his legacy and behaving like a sore loser by signing legislation that would weaken the powers of the Democrat who defeated him. Rather than notching another partisan victory in his final weeks in...

Supreme Court orders new look at case of endangered frog

Nov. 27, 2018 5:26 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal judges must look again at an agency's decision to declare a tract of Louisiana timberland "critical habitat" for an endangered Southeastern frog, following a ruling Tuesday by the nation's highest court. The U.S. Supreme Court's 8-0 ruling concerns the endangered dusky gopher...

Private college students kidnapped, sexually assaulted

Nov. 12, 2018 11:19 AM EST

POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. (AP) — A convicted felon has been charged with abducting two Christian college students and forcing them to perform sex acts on each other at gunpoint after they violated curfew and were locked out of their southwest Missouri campus. Robert Hyslop, 49, of Branson, Missouri, is jailed...

Today in History

Oct. 25, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2018. There are 67 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 25, 1760, Britain's King George III succeeded his late grandfather, George II. On this date: In 1854, the "Charge of the Light Brigade" took place during the Crimean War as...

Goldman Sachs aide charged in $1M wine theft kills himself

Oct. 9, 2018 10:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former domestic employee of Goldman Sachs President David Solomon killed himself on the same day he was expected to plead guilty to charges that he stole over $1 million of rare wine from his boss, authorities said. Nicolas DeMeyer, 41, jumped to his death from the 33rd floor of the...