- Cleveland, ACLU agree on protest rules for GOP convention Updated: Jun-24-16 3:15 pm
CLEVELAND - The city of Cleveland and a civil rights organization have reached a settlement in a lawsuit over the city's rules governing protests and marches during Republican National Convention next month, according to court documents Friday.
- Psychologists behind CIA interrogation tactics deny torture Updated: Jun-22-16 11:28 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The acknowledgement by two former Air Force psychologists that they used waterboarding and other harsh tactics against detainees in the war on terror is a striking development, according to a human rights lawyer.
- Court: Public hospitals must provide abortions on site Updated: Jun-21-16 10:27 pm
SEATTLE - Public hospitals must provide abortions on-site if they also offer maternity services, a Washington state judge said Tuesday.
- ACLU lawsuit: Utah public defender system unconstitutional Updated: Jun-21-16 4:28 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's public defender system is underfunded, overworked and fails low-income people accused of crimes from their constitutional right to a defense in court, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a lawsuit Tuesday.
- Anti-Trump groups among those receiving convention permits Updated: Jun-17-16 1:55 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Two groups opposed to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump are among the first to receive permits to gather at next month's Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
- Documents: Image of chained, diapered detainees worried Bush Updated: Jun-16-16 3:35 am
WASHINGTON - Newly declassified documents offer more details about a detainee who died inside the secret prison network the CIA operated abroad after the Sept. 11 attacks and disclose that President George W. Bush was worried about the image of shackled detainees wearing adult diapers.
- Oklahoma authorities use scanners to seize drug money Updated: Jun-10-16 7:37 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - Authorities here are using an expensive new device during traffic stops to seize money that's been loaded onto prepaid debit cards by alleged drug traffickers, as law enforcement agencies across the state search for new ways to combat the flow of illegal drugs into Oklahoma.
- Prisons drop ban on mail thought to promote homosexuality Updated: Jun-08-16 10:42 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky Department of Corrections has dropped a policy that let wardens ban mail to inmates if they thought the items promoted homosexuality.
- AP-TX--Texas News Digest 5 pm, TX Updated: Jun-03-16 6:45 pm
Good afternoon! Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in Texas at this hour. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Houston bureau at 281-872-8900, or, in Texas, 800-442-7189. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Terry Wallace is on the desk.
- Obama cuts prison sentences for 42 drug offenders Updated: Jun-03-16 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama shortened the sentences Friday of 42 people serving time for drug-related offenses, continuing a push for clemency that has ramped up in the final year of his administration.
- Complaint challenges ban on abortion clinics near schools Updated: Jun-02-16 5:35 pm
OPELIKA, Alabama - The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging two new Alabama abortion restrictions, one banning clinics near schools and another banning a common second-trimester abortion procedure.