A new prison reform plan proposed by US Attorney General Eric Holder, is calling for major changes in the way first time offenders are prosecuted for drug charges.
Today is Tuesday, Aug. 13, the 225th day of 2013. There are 140 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On August 13, 1913, British metallurgist Harry Brearley developed an alloy that came to be known
NEW YORK (AP) — So this is what the ninth inning must be like sometimes for the other 29 teams that do not have the luxury of calling on Mariano Rivera.
The career saves leader has spoiled the
WASHINGTON (AP) — Work to refinish part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial where a disputed inscription was recently removed may not be done until after the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Executive architect Ed
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld Orlando has made a good faith effort to comply with new workplace safety goals following the death of a trainer who was drowned by a killer whale in 2010, a judge said in
BOSTON (AP) — The jury that convicted James “Whitey” Bulger in a series of gangland murders Monday also left some families shaken when it didn’t find him guilty in eight other killings — angering relatives who have waited
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The pre-eminent U.S. quarter horse organization must begin allowing cloned animals to be added to its prestigious registry, a federal judge decided Monday.
The judge issued an injunction against the American Quarter Horse Association
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The unemployed Army veteran who stunned the political world by winning the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in South Carolina in 2010 has been arrested on a trespassing charge in Myrtle Beach.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee judge’s decision to change a baby’s first name from Messiah to Martin is drawing strong reactions from people who believe the judge overstepped her powers and those who think parents’ creativity should
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion at a Cedar Rapids mobile home that injured four people.
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