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Micheail Ward did not receive a life sentence as Hadiya's mother had asked the court but he is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison for the killing of the 15-year-old girl.
Jan. 15, 2019
The union for the IRS workers criticized the Trump administration for forcing them to work "in exchange only for an IOU." Employees have been promised back pay when funding is approved.
Jan. 15, 2019
Government workers, including TSA agents, missed their first paycheck of the year last Friday, as a result of the country's longest partial government shutdown.
Jan. 15, 2019
Alfred Newman served from 1943 to 1945, transmitting codes in his native tongue which prevented the Japanese from gleaning U.S. intelligence during World War II.
Jan. 15, 2019
Gillibrand joins a growing field of Democratic candidates, telling TV host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday that she is launching an exploratory committee and explaining why she has decided to run.
Jan. 15, 2019
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his crackdown on stolen fuel is working, but long waits in several states persist, distribution bottlenecks continue and new acts of gas theft are reported.
Jan. 15, 2019
The special counsel's office wants a judge to consider Paul Manafort's plea agreement void after what the government calls false statements. Manafort argues he didn't breach his deal.
Jan. 15, 2019
"The state has placed a thumb on the scale for a pro-confederacy message," Jefferson County Circuit Judge Michael Graffeo wrote in his opinion.
Jan. 15, 2019
In rare remarks to foreign media, Ren Zhengfei says his telecommunications equipment company is independently owned and would not give China user data. Experts disagree.
Jan. 15, 2019
The attacks took place at an upscale complex in Kenya's capital. An explosion tore through a bank, then a suicide bomb detonated in a hotel lobby before attackers entered the building, shooting.
Jan. 15, 2019
A mini biosphere was sent up in China's Chang'e-4, which landed on the far side of the moon in early January. Photos show the small, green shoot of a cotton plant in a container aboard the spacecraft.
Jan. 15, 2019
A Vietnamese laborer tells NPR he was led to believe he would learn construction work but ended up cleaning up the Fukushima nuclear site. Migrant advocates say Japan needs to overhaul the program.
Jan. 15, 2019
Immortal Technique, Taina and Reyna Grande's New Memoir
Jan. 15, 2019
In his new book, The New Childhood, Jordan Shapiro argues that we're not spending enough screen time with our kids.
Jan. 15, 2019
Laurent Gbagbo had been charged with crimes against humanity allegedly committed in the wake of his 2010 electoral loss. Charges against his former youth minister also were dropped.
Jan. 15, 2019

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