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Blind Chinese dissident who escaped in 2012 now a US citizen

A blind Chinese dissident who escaped to the United States in 2012 is now an American citizen. Chen Guangcheng, speaking through a translator, said in an interview with The Associate...

US deports woman who lied about role in Rwandan genocide

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman who served a 10-year sentence in U.S. prison for lying about her role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide to obtain American citizenship and lost her bid for a new trial has been...

Family of man held in Lebanon builds support for hostages

Four sisters who started a foundation in the name of their father, an American who was jailed and tortured in his native Lebanon for months before he died, are reaching out to help the families of oth...

Woman's claim of firing over breastfeeding remains dismissed

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court was split 2-2 Friday over a woman's nearly nine-year battle to challenge her firing from the state Department of Health and Human Services over bre...

Woman to start paying nearly $2M in Great Danes neglect case

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman who was convicted in 2018 of housing dozens of filthy and sick Great Danes in her New Hampshire mansion must now start paying back nearly $2 million for their care, a judg...

Creator of 'Bernie' mittens partners with teddy bear maker

The teacher who created the recycled wool mittens that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration — engendering countless memes — is partnering with the Vermont Teddy Bear Company ...

Governor cancels inaugural, citing mask protests at his home

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Republican governor said Wednesday that he is canceling his outdoor inauguration ceremony next month because of public safety concerns — namely, armed protesters w...

Tax protester in 2007 armed standoff to remain in prison

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man will face more time in prison, a judge decided Tuesday in a case resulting from a monthslong armed standoff with U.S. marshals in 2007 over a tax evasion convi...

American released from Lebanon after jailed for months dies

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Amer Fakhoury, an American who was jailed for months in Lebanon and later released over decades-old murder and torture charges that he denied died Monday, his family said. He was ...

American released from Lebanon after jailed for months dies

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Amer Fakhoury, an American who was jailed for months in Lebanon and later released over decades-old murder and torture charges that he denied died Monday, his family said. He was ...

Tax protester in 2007 standoff: 'I didn't do anything wrong'

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man awaiting resentencing over a monthslong armed standoff with U.S. marshals in 2007 to protest a tax evasion conviction says he has no use for guns, distrusts the court system...

Amid pandemic, charities and nonprofits face huge challenges

NEW YORK (AP) — While celebrities and billionaires have announced huge gifts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, many charities and nonprofits are still struggling. Donations to some churches have plumme...

Lawyers list drugs in driver's system in motorcycle deaths

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A truck driver charged in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists had fentanyl, morphine and a chemical found in cocaine in his system that day, and told authorities he often woul...

Lawyer: Report shows police account of crash 'deeply flawed'

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A report by an independent accident reconstruction firm shows a New Hampshire State Police account of seven motorcyclists killed in a collision with a pickup truck “was deeply fla...

'Strega Nona' author Tomie dePaola is dead at age 85

CONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) — Tomie dePaola, the prolific children's author and illustrator who delighted generations with tales of Strega Nona, the kindly and helpful old witch in Italy, died Monday ...