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More Clinton emails public; some censored

updated: 08/01/2015 3:48 a.m. Comment 1

Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Rodham Clinton's private, unsecured home server contain national security information now deemed too sensitive to make public, according to the latest batch of records released Friday.

Year in, extremists barely weakened, agencies conclude

updated: 08/01/2015 3:48 a.m. Discuss

After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded.

Gifts from 2 fuel Huckabee run

updated: 08/01/2015 3:47 a.m. Comments 2

An Arkansas businessman and a Missouri theme park co-owner are the two largest contributors to a political action committee promoting the presidential campaign of Republican Mike Huckabee.

Report upbraids St. Louis County

updated: 08/01/2015 3:46 a.m. Discuss

The Justice Department said Friday that the juvenile justice system in St. Louis County, Mo., treats black youths more harshly than white youths and deprives all low-income youths accused of crimes -- no matter what race -- of their basic constitutional rights.

Noteworthy deaths: Country singer with 'Rose Garden' hit

posted: 08/01/2015 3:26 a.m. Discuss

Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.

Suing inmate ends abortion bid

updated: 08/01/2015 3:26 a.m. Discuss

A federal judge said he would dismiss a lawsuit filed by a pregnant prisoner who sought an abortion after the woman told him during a hearing Friday she had changed her mind and now wants to deliver the child, a reversal called "highly suspicious" by one of her lawyers.

In Cincinnati, 2 go uncharged in killing

posted: 08/01/2015 3:25 a.m. Discuss

Two University of Cincinnati police officers who were at the scene just after a fellow officer fatally shot a driver are not being charged, a prosecutor said Friday.

Zimbabwe to seek hunter's extradition

posted: 08/01/2015 3:24 a.m. Discuss

Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage, a Cabinet minister said Friday.

Plea innocent for now in S.C. slaughter

updated: 08/01/2015 3:19 a.m. Discuss

The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he couldn't advise his client to do so until prosecutors say whether they'll seek the death penalty.

Baltimore killings reach level unseen in 43 years

updated: 08/01/2015 3:18 a.m. Discuss

Baltimore reached a grim milestone Friday, three months after riots broke out in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: The city would have to go back 43 years to find a month as deadly as July's 45 homicides.

Prison college aid rolled out

posted: 08/01/2015 3:16 a.m. Discuss

More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still behind bars, White House officials said.

U.S. man in WWII SS unit off hook

posted: 08/01/2015 3:13 a.m. Discuss

German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial.

Cuba embargo an 'albatross,' so end it, says Clinton

updated: 08/01/2015 2:59 a.m. Discuss

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called on Friday for lifting the embargo on Cuba, saying closer relations with the island nation will bring about change and new freedoms.

Report shows Clintons paid $43.9M in taxes from '07-'14

updated: 08/01/2015 2:55 a.m. Discuss

Hillary and Bill Clinton paid $43.9 million in federal taxes from 2007 through 2014 on adjusted gross income totaling $139,097,232, according to tax returns released by the former secretary of state's presidential campaign Friday.

Judge: One gay partner dead, but ’01 union legal

posted: 08/01/2015 2:54 a.m. Discuss

A judge has recognized a 2001 same-sex union as a common-law marriage in Pennsylvania even though one partner died before gay marriage became legal.

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