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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana woman whose death sentence for a killing when she was 15 years old helped change the way juveniles are treated by courts across the country is being released from prison. Forty-three-year-old Paula Cooper is...
I'd met the man, but stories about the late Sheriff Willis McCall were just that: stories. His personal appearance, when he came into the Sentinel office in the 1980s, only fed the fiction of the quintessential Southern sheriff determined to keep both...
ReutersCOLUMBIA, Md./NEW YORK (Reuters) - A company stuck in bankruptcy for 12 years may not seem like much of a catch, but investors have fallen in love with U.S. specialty chemical manufacturer W.R. Grace & Co and its surging sales to the energy sector. One...
— Thirty-five years ago in United States v. Choate, the courts ruled that the U.S. Postal Service may record "mail cover," i.e., what's written on the outside of an envelope — the addresses of sender and receiver. The National Security...
The U.S. Supreme Court decision that Myriad Genetics cannot patent two genes linked to ovarian and breast cancer came as welcome relief to researchers whose work on BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes had been thwarted by legal challenges from the company. But...
ReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - Older Americans are being urged to repair their retirements by working longer. But it's difficult to do in a tough economy, and one cause is illegal age discrimination by employers. The number of age discrimination complaints filed...
The 19-year-old felt sick to her stomach when she stepped into the Baltimore prison once nicknamed "Supermax" for her first day of work as a corrections officer. The place was dark and dingy, and she had never been around so many men before. When...
In the course of our country's history, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has bestowed coveted protection on many strange and wondrous inventions: the three-legged pantyhose (in case one leg runs), the sealed, circular peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich,...
TUCSON — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer won a battle with state lawmakers this week, defying most other conservatives in her party to get a key component of President Obama’s Medicaid expansion through the Legislature. The Arizona Senate voted...
It is interesting to see Second Amendment enthusiasts like letter writer John Armstrong embracing a few county sheriffs' announced refusal to endorse Maryland's new gun law based on its unconstitutionality ("Sheriff's refusal to enforce gun law is victory...
Jewish breast cancer survivors were among the people celebrating a recent United States Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled unanimously that patents cannot be held on naturally occurring human genes. The decision came in a case in which...
At his confirmation hearings for the position of chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, John G. Roberts Jr. parried skeptics with a reassuring metaphor: "Judges are like umpires," he testified. "Umpires don't make the rules, they apply them. The role of...
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