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Man charged with pinning officer during US Capitol attack

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man seen in a widely viewed video pinning an officer into a doorway during the attack on the U.S. Capitol has been charged with assaulting police officers, federal...

Deutsche Bank to pay $100 million to avoid bribery charge

NEW YORK (AP) — Deutsche Bank agreed Friday to pay fines and penalties of more than $100 million to avoid a criminal prosecution on charges it participated in a foreign bribery scheme. ...

New sheriff in NYC? No, but pandemic lifts obscurity of one

NEW YORK (AP) — Raids. Checkpoints. Late-night busts. It's all been part of the job for the lawman tasked with enforcing New York City's COVID-19 restrictions. The pandemic crackdown...

Snow continues to fall on Northeast US, with vaccines in tow

NEW YORK (AP) — Snow continued to fall Thursday during a key period in the coronavirus pandemic, days after the start of the U.S. vaccination campaign and in the thick of a virus surge that has throng...

'If not one thing, it's another': Northeast preps for storm

NEW YORK (AP) — The Northeast girded Wednesday for a major snowstorm at a key moment in the coronavirus pandemic, days after the start of the U.S. vaccination campaign and in the thick of a virus surg...

Lawyer: Trump using 'desperate' tactics in defamation suit

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest legal maneuvers by President Donald Trump are further proof he’s “desperate to avoid justice” in a defamation lawsuit brought by a woman who says he raped her in the 1990s, ...

Lawsuit challenging arrest of NYC transgender woman settled

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department will have to give its force more training on protecting the rights of transgender people as part of a deal announced Tuesday that settles a civil rights ...

Long prison stint looms for defiant self-help guru

NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Raniere, a self-improvement guru whose organization NXIVM attracted millionaires and actresses among its adherents, faces sentencing Tuesday on convictions that he turned some fe...

White woman charged in racist NYC run-in made a 2nd 911 call

NEW YORK (AP) — Amy Cooper, the white woman charged with filing a false police report for calling 911 during a videotaped dispute with a Black man in New York’s Central Park in May, could resolve the ...

Yorkie's death at airport facility fuels legal fight

NEW YORK (AP) — It may not rate as an international scandal, but the death of a Yorkshire terrier in U.S. custody is fueling a messy legal battle over the importation of a group of purebred canines im...

Heiress faces sentencing in upstate New York sex slave case

NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy benefactor of Keith Raniere, the disgraced leader of a self-improvement group in upstate New York convicted of turning women into sex slaves branded with his initials, is fac...

Judge dismisses suit against Fox over Trump affair story

NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan judge has tossed out a defamation lawsuit against Fox News brought by the former Playboy model who took a $150,000 payoff to squelch her story of an affair with a pre-presi...

Mortician fights for license, livelihood after virus scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — During the deadliest days of the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, the bodies piled up at a Brooklyn funeral home — and the stench that came with it — at an alarming rate. ...

Prosecutors: Self-help guru calls sex slave scheme 'noble'

NEW YORK (AP) — Communications from jail show the leader of a cult-like self-improvement group in upstate New York has no remorse over his conviction last year on charges he turned some of his followe...

Lawsuit: Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. raped New York woman in 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is accused of raping a woman twice in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013, according to a lawsuit that escalates the severity of the growing number of claims against ...