An Oklahoma judge voided the state's execution law Wednesday, agreeing with inmates that a "veil of secrecy" preventing them from seeking information about the drugs used in lethal injections violated their rights under the state constitution.
Survivors, rescuers and even people who answer phones after an event like Saturday’s deadly landslide can experience emotional trauma that may leave them reliving horrific scenes as they struggle to answer unanswerable questions.
In a decision that could dramatically alter the world of big-time college sports, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday that Northwestern University football players on scholarship are employees of the school and entitled to hold an election to decide whether to unionize.
A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that Northwestern football players could unionize. Does that mean some players will be able to organize and get better health care and academic support? Or does it spell the end of college sports as we know it? The AP takes a look at all sides of the issue.
Two Snohomish County politicians are second-guessing the initial response to Saturday’s mudslide, saying local officials should have more quickly understood the magnitude of the disaster and called for outside assistance.