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Truck attack plot suspect diagnosed with delusional disorder

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man charged with planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D.C., was diagnosed with delusional disorder and re...

Capitol rioter dubbed 'Doobie Smoker' to remain jailed

A California man captured on video smoking marijuana inside the U.S. Capitol during last month's riots was driven by “bizarre” conspiracy theories to join the violent insurrection, a federal prosecuto...

Pandemic's deadliest month in US ends with signs of progress

The deadliest month of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. drew to a close with certain signs of progress: COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are plummeting, while vaccinations are picking up speed....

Push to reopen schools could leave out millions of students

President Joe Biden says he wants most schools serving kindergarten through eighth grade to reopen by late April, but even if that happens, it is likely to leave out millions of students, many of them...

Court tosses murder conviction over fire in secret tunnels

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland appeals court on Friday overturned a wealthy stock trader's conviction on a murder charge in the fiery death of a man who was secretly helping him dig tunnels for a...

Settlement in racial bias case includes sheriff's apology

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Latina immigrant who said her detention during a traffic stop fit a pattern of racially discriminatory policing in a Maryland county has reached a $125,000 settlement that i...

Man convicted in 3 killings to be last executed under Trump

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The last federal inmate facing execution before President Donald Trump leaves office was sentenced to death for the killings of three women in a Maryland wildlife refuge, a cr...

Man gets life prison sentence for killing on college campus

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A white man who stabbed a Black college student to death at a bus stop on the University of Maryland’s flagship College Park campus was sentenced Thursday to life in prison fo...

Mix of extremists who stormed Capitol isn't retreating

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As rioters laid siege to the U.S. Capitol, the seat of American democracy became a melting pot of extremist groups: militia members, white supremacists, paramilitary organizations,...

FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington in the days leading up to President-election Joe Biden's inauguration, stoking fea...

No charges for police in death of 'boogaloo' movement martyr

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland prosecutors have ruled out criminal charges against any police officers in the shooting death of a man whose family says he was sleeping in his bed next to his girlfr...

Race to vaccinate millions in US off to slow, messy start

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Terry Beth Hadler was so eager to get a lifesaving COVID-19 vaccination that the 69-year-old piano teacher stood in line overnight in a parking lot with hundreds of other seni...

Nashville bomber left hints of trouble, but motive elusive

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In the days before he detonated a bomb in downtown Nashville on Christmas, Anthony Quinn Warner changed his life in ways that suggest he never intended to survive the blast tha...

Man charged with voting-related threats against House member

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested a man accused of threatening to kill a member of Congress from Maryland earlier this month if the lawmaker tried to ”mess" with the m...

Judge: Premature to block midshipman's expulsion over tweets

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Baltimore has ruled that it is premature for her to decide whether to block the U.S. Naval Academy from expelling a midshipman for posting social media mess...