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A view of the petrochemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company, which is less than two miles southwest of the San Jacinto Memorial Monday, March 18, 2019, in Baytown, Texas. The large fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, authorities said Monday, noting that air quality around the facility was testing within normal guidelines. ( Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
No timetable for end to fire at Texas chemical facilityOfficials say they're not sure when a two-day-old fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility will burn itself out
The Associated Press9 hours ago
This 1999 flyer released by the Ozark (Ala.) Police Department, shows J.B. Beasley, left, Tracie Hawlett, who were both murdered in July 1999. Alabama authorities say a DNA match found through a genealogy website has led to an arrest in the killings of the two teenage girls nearly 20 years ago. Al.com reports Coley McCraney, of Dothan, was arrested Saturday, March 16, 2019, on rape and capital murder charges in the 1999 deaths of Hawlett and Beasley. (Ozark Police Department via AP)
Man maintains innocence in 1999 slayingsMan maintains innocence in 1999 slayings
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shows the StingRay II, a cellular site simulator used for surveillance purposes manufactured by Harris Corporation, of Melbourne, Fla. Search warrant documents released Tuesday, March 19, 2019, revealed that the FBI used highly secretive and controversial cellphone sweeping technology similar to that of Sting Ray to zero-in on Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, when agents raided his New York City home, hotel room and office. (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office via AP, File)
FBI tracked Michael Cohen's phones with controversial deviceThe FBI used highly secretive and controversial cellphone sweeping technology to zero-in on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer when agents raided his New York City home, hotel room and office last year
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this July 17, 2017 file photo, escort volunteers line up outside the EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville, Ky. Kentucky's Republican governor has signed a measure putting new restrictions on abortion, and his lawyers filed a response to a lawsuit already aimed at blocking it, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Before Gov. Matt Bevin signed the measure, the American Civil Liberties Union challenged the legislation in a federal lawsuit. The new law bans abortion for women seeking to end their pregnancies because of the gender, race or disability of the fetus. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan, File)
Kentucky gov signs abortion bill already facing a lawsuitKentucky's Republican governor signs measure putting new restrictions on abortion, and his lawyers filed response to lawsuit already aimed at blocking it
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - This Feb. 17, 2016 file photo shows marijuana plants at a home in Honolulu. A growing majority of Americans say marijuana should be legal, underscoring a national shift as more states embrace cannabis for medical or recreational use.(AP Photo/Marina Riker, File)
Poll: Support rises in all age groups for legal potPoll finds growing majority of Americans say marijuana should be legal, support climbs among all age groups
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey speaks in front of the Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S., Martha Barcena, at the 2019 Arizona-Mexico Commission Governor's Luncheon Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Mexican ambassador highlights US ties in Phoenix stopMexico's new ambassador to the United States emphasized close ties between the United States and Mexico during a stop in Phoenix
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2014 file photo, a sales associate uses a pair of chopsticks to hold a bud of Lemon Skunk, the highest potency strain of marijuana available at the dispensary in Denver. According to research released on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, scientists say smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by about five times.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study findsScientists say smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by about five times
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE--In this Nov. 2018 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Elect Kwame Raoul address the crowd at his election night party, in Chicago. The Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than seven year prison sentence for a white Chicago police officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald that some critics characterized as a slap on the wrist. A Tuesday, March 19, 2019 decision denies a bid by Illinois attorney general Kwame Raoul and a special prosecutor to resentence Jason Van Dyke. The February request focused on highly legalistic issues surrounding sentencing guidelines. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
Court lets Chicago cop's sentence stand in teen's shootingThe Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than seven year prison sentence for a white Chicago police officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald that some critics characterized as a slap on the wrist
The Associated Press10 hours ago
The Latest: Asylum seekers ask to wait in US, not MexicoSeveral asylum seekers who have been forced to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration court have told a judge they fear returning to Mexico until their next hearings
The Associated Press10 hours ago
This March 2019 photo provided by the Coconino County Sheriff's Office shows a vehicle belonging to Ryan Long near Happy Jack, Ariz. Long, 38, who likely died from exposure while stranded in Arizona might have survived if he had not rejected rescue efforts because he was afraid of being arrested, authorities said Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Coconino County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Stranded man who feared arrest found dead after 5-day searchAuthorities say a man who likely died from exposure in Arizona had rejected rescue efforts because he feared arrest
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 12, 2019 file photo, people pose for photos in front of the iconic Tommy Trojan statue on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The university says a review of students possibly connected to a college admissions bribery scandal could lead to expulsions. The university said in a statement Monday, March 18, 2019, it has placed holds on the accounts of those students, which prevents them from registering for classes or acquiring transcripts while their cases are under review. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon,File)
Colleges weigh fate of students with tainted applicationsThe University of Southern California says a review of students possibly connected to a college admissions bribery scandal could lead to expulsions
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - This Jan. 30, 2018, file photo shows the Trump International Hotel in Washington. A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit that claims President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting profits from foreign and domestic officials through his hotel in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Judges grill lawyers in suit over Trump's Washington hotelA federal appeals court has heard arguments in a lawsuit that claims President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting profits from foreign and domestic officials through his hotel in Washington
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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