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Couple Accused of Forcing Day Laborer into Sex at Gunpoint

Couple Accused of Forcing Day Laborer into Sex at Gunpoint

Apr 19
A Phoenix couple are accused of forcing a Mexican day laborer into sex at gunpoint and filming another encounter to blackmail him.

President Who Cried Wolf? Real Border Alarms Now Seem Hollow

President Who Cried Wolf? Real Border Alarms Now Seem Hollow

By Jill Colvin | Apr 18
Making unverified claims about "unknown Middle Easterners" and prayer rugs found by ranchers, Trump drew eye rolls last year. Trump's new cries of alarm are again being met with skepticism, though the situation at the border has indeed deteriorated.

Mueller Report Release Spirals into Political Gamesmanship

Mueller Report Release Spirals into Political Gamesmanship

By Chad Day, Eric Tucker, and Michael Balsamo | Apr 18
After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller— but not before President Donald Trump's attorney general has his say.

Europe Looks to Remold Internet with New Copyright Rules

Europe Looks to Remold Internet with New Copyright Rules

By Kelvin Chan | Apr 18
The European Union has approved a copyright overhaul that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creativity and punish smaller web companies.

Long-Hidden Kafka Trove Within Reach After Series of Trials

Long-Hidden Kafka Trove Within Reach After Series of Trials

By Aron Heller | Apr 17
A long-hidden trove of unpublished works by Franz Kafka could soon be revealed following a decade-long battle over his literary estate that has drawn comparisons to some of his surreal tales.

AP Source: Officials Consider New Penalty for Visa Overstays

AP Source: Officials Consider New Penalty for Visa Overstays

By Jill Colvin and Colleen Long | Apr 17
Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay short-term visas, as part of President Donald Trump's growing focus on immigration heading into his re-election campaign.

Fashion Capital NYC Considers Banning Fur

Fashion Capital NYC Considers Banning Fur

By David Klepper, David R. Martin | Apr 17
A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City.

What You Won't See in the Mueller Report

What You Won't See in the Mueller Report

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 17
The special counsel's Trump-Russia report will be out on Thursday for all to see. But not all of it.

Attorney: Coast Guard Officer Isn't Facing Terrorism Charges

Attorney: Coast Guard Officer Isn't Facing Terrorism Charges

By Michael Kunzelman | Apr 17
A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists is seeking his release from federal custody since prosecutors haven't charged him with any terrorism-related offenses.

Redaction Nation: U.S. History Brims with Partial Deletions

Redaction Nation: U.S. History Brims with Partial Deletions

By Hillel Italie | Apr 16
The censoring of government reports isn't new, but since Robert Mueller turned in his report on alleged ties between Russian officials and Donald Trump presidential campaign, "redacted" has joined "collusion" and "obstruction" as a national buzzword.

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