Foxconn vague on restart of China operations

Taiwan-based iPhone assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., known as Foxconn in the global market, appeared vague Saturday on a report that authorities in China have asked the company not to resume ...

Amnesty finds Saudi anti-terror court a weapon of repression

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia has used a secretive court established to try terrorism cases as "a weapon of repression" to imprison peaceful critics, activists, journalists, clerics ...

Trump courts black voters, but opposition remains deep

DETROIT (AP) — President Donald Trump brought African American guests to his State of the Union speech, ran a Super Bowl ad boasting how he’s making the criminal justice system more equitable for blac...

Tennessee inmate indicted in death of prisons administrator

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee inmate accused of killing a corrections administrator and escaping prison on a tractor has been indicted on charges including premeditated murder and rape. ...

Louisiana executions stall for a decade amid legal quandary

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana cleans its execution chamber at the state penitentiary daily, but it's been more than a decade since a condemned prisoner has laid on the chamber's black-padded gurne...

Second CIA contractor testifies in 9/11 case at Guantanamo

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A former CIA contractor who helped design the agency’s harsh interrogation program following the Sept. 11 attacks pushed back Friday on the notion that the survival training for...

Mauritania arrests 10 gay men after purported gay wedding

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Authorities in Mauritania have arrested 10 men after a video appeared on social media of a gay couple appearing to take part in a traditional wedding ceremony, human righ...

Man formally charged with killing wife, 3 children

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors have formally charged a man with killing his wife and three children at their Florida home near Walt Disney World. Four charges of second-degree mu...

Filing: Emails raise questions of execution drugs access

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Heavily redacted email records from the state Department of Correction raise questions about access to certain execution drugs, according to a federal court filing Tuesday by a...

Life, no parole for Virginia man who killed 2 in wheelchairs

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man was sentenced to life in prison without parole for stabbing to death an elderly couple as they sat in their wheelchairs. Onis Donnell Moon, 52, wa...

White supremacist appeals death penalty in church massacre

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — White supremacist Dylann Roof on Tuesday appealed his convictions and death sentence in the 2015 massacre of nine black church members in South Carolina, arguing that he was suffe...

Florida school shooting defendant in court on deputy attack

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school shooting defendant Nikolas Cruz was back in court Monday, this time for a hearing on charges that he attacked a corrections officer in jail. ...

Groups seek items they say could exonerate executed inmate

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two groups sued a central Arkansas city on Thursday seeking the release of evidence they say could exonerate an inmate who was executed nearly three years ago. ...

Teen accused in fatal family shooting to be charged as adult

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (AP) — A teenager in Utah accused of fatally shooting four of his relatives and wounding a fifth will be charged as an adult as soon as Wednesday, a prosecutor said. ...

Florida school shooting trauma affects young witness

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A young student who witnessed the 2018 massacre at a Florida high school is still too traumatized by the experience to give a formal statement and possibly testify at tria...