Social Issues Headlines

  • Suspect in custody in fatal Pennsylvania police shooting

    (Reuters) - The suspect in the fatal shooting last week of a Pennsylvania police officer who had been less than a year on the job is in custody after a massive manhunt, authorities said on Tuesday.

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  • Former teacher, coach takes plea deal in child sex case

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A former Omaha schoolteacher and area youth softball coach accused of child sexual assault has taken a plea deal. The Omaha World-Herald reports that 47-year-old Daryl Clark pleaded no contest Monday to enticement by electronic device and to attempted visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct. Prosecutors ...

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  • Activists plan lawsuit challenging Trump immigration changes

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) - A northern Virginia advocacy group is planning a lawsuit to challenge the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation. The Legal Aid Justice Center is holding a press conference Tuesday to announce a lawsuit seeking to reinstate protections for ...

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  • Utah groups urge Republican senators to vote down tax bill

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Grassroots groups in Utah that are against the Republican Party's tax plans have called upon Republican Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee to vote against the Senate bill, which last week passed the Senate Finance Committee led by Hatch. Utah Indivisible, Alliance of a Better ...

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Charles Manson should've been executed

    The news that Charles Manson, one of the most vicious, depraved and infamous killers, has died in prison at the ripe old age of 83 causes me to wonder how many millions of dollars have been spent over the past nearly half-century to keep him alive and provide for his ...

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  • Beijing detains 18 after apartment fire

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Police in Beijing have detained 18 people following a fire that killed 19 people and injured another eight on Saturday evening, the state news agency Xinhua reported late on Monday.

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