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ACLU: Christian woman forced to remove headscarf for license

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A Christian woman in Alabama was forced to remove her headscarf for a driver's license photo after being told only Muslim women could wear them in photos, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama on her behalf. Continue reading...

State Department: Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBI

WASHINGTON — The State Department says about 30 emails involving the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, are among the thousands of Hillary Clinton emails recovered during the FBI's recently closed investigation into her use of a private server. Continue reading...

Man says he crashed car to kill 2-year-old son, officials say

DENVER — A man has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say he told investigators in suburban Denver that he purposefully crashed his car in an effort to kill his toddler son. Continue reading...

Cheaper, generic unit of EpiPen in the works

Price of new version $300, half of other

Subscriber onlyDrugmaker Mylan said Monday that it will start selling a cheaper version of its EpiPen after encountering criticism over a list price for the emergency allergy treatment. Continue reading...

Clinton touts plan for mental health

Trump readies immigration speech

Subscriber onlySOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. -- Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan Monday to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental-health services into the nation's health care system. Continue reading...

White House challenging bail system

Holding people who can’t pay unfair to poor, civil-rights lawyers contend

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's civil-rights lawyers are seeking a potentially far-reaching ruling to hold that the Constitution forbids the common practice of keeping people in jail before a trial, even for minor offenses, just because they are too poor to pay for bail. Continue reading...

Clinton aide, husband separate

Former N.Y. congressman again tied to sexting scandal

Subscriber onlyNEW YORK -- Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said Monday that she is separating from her husband, Anthony Weiner, after the former New York congressman was accused in yet another sexting scandal. Continue reading...

Citizens United told to list donors

Subscriber onlyNEW YORK — A nonprofit conservative organization advocating for less government must reveal information about major donors to the state’s attorney general if it wants to solicit money in the state, a judge ruled Monday as he rejected First Amendment claims. Continue reading...

Watch for cyberhacking, FBI tells election boards

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- The FBI is investigating a series of suspected foreign hacks of state election computer systems and websites, and has warned states to be on the alert for intrusions. Continue reading...

Inmate sues to get hormones

Transgender prisoner claims cruel, unusual punishment

Subscriber onlyST. LOUIS -- A transgender inmate is suing the Missouri prison system for refusing to provide hormone therapy as she transitions to a woman, adding her voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Continue reading...

Chicago bribe case ends in prison time

Subscriber onlyCHICAGO — A former Chicago transportation official was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for taking bribes to steer $100 million in red-light camera contracts to a company in Phoenix. Continue reading...

The nation in brief

Subscriber onlyMass held in Mississippi for slain nuns Continue reading...

Budget deal in works, Womack says

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Congress likely will pass a budget deal to keep the federal government operating past the November election, Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., said Monday. Continue reading...

Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's health care system. Continue reading...

Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

LOS ANGELES — Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83. Continue reading...

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