Candles are lit on a memorial wall during an anniversary memorial service at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on March 8, 2020, to remember those who died when Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302, a Boeing 737 Max, crashed shortly after takeoff on March 10, 2019, killing all 157 on board. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)
May 31, 2023

Pain and terror felt by Boeing Max crash victims can be considered, judge rules

A federal judge is ruling that families of passengers who died in the second crash of a Boeing 737 Max can seek damages for the pain and terror suffered by their relatives before the plane crashed.

May 30, 2023

Dad’s comments about son’s sex orientation qualify as mental abuse, Md. appeals court finds

A father's anger and negative statements about his son's sexual orientation qualifies as mental abuse that justifies a final protective order, a Maryland court found.

Disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, center, is escorted by prison officials into a federal women’s prison camp on May 30, 2023, in Bryan, Texas. Holmes will spend the next 11 years serving her sentence for overseeing an infamous blood-testing hoax. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
May 30, 2023

Elizabeth Holmes enters prison to begin 11-year sentence for blood-testing hoax

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes entered Texas prison where she could spend the next 11 years for overseeing a blood-testing hoax.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in two cases challenging the Biden administration's student debt relief program. (Hunter Savery/Capital News Service)
May 30, 2023

Ethics questions vexing Supreme Court, with justices not always explaining case absences

One Supreme Court justice explained her absence from a case. One justice didn't.

May 30, 2023

Jan. 6 rioters are raking in thousands in donations. Now the US is coming for their haul.

Prosecutors appear to be ramping up efforts to prevent Capitol rioters from profiting from their participation in the riot on Jan. 6, 2021.

*Private security personnel patrol the area around Anish Kapoor's stainless steel sculpture Cloud Gate, also known as "The Bean," in Chicago's Millennium Park on May 25, 2023. The state of Illinois is sending what it's called "peacekeepers" to Chicago in an attempt to deescalate violent situations. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
May 30, 2023

Baltimore, other cities hope crime strategies limit homicides, prevent summer surge

An expected bump in violent crime this summer has officials in Baltimore and elsewhere rolling out familiar strategies.

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess, shown on April, 4, 2019, said Thursday that the man who murdered five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper office in Annapolis acted out of revenge for an article about his prior harassment case that he believed would hurt his ability to get dates with women. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
May 30, 2023

Maryland man and woman who dismembered roommate sentenced to decades in prison

Two people have been sentenced to decades in prison for the 2017 killing and dismemberment of their former roommate in Maryland.

May 30, 2023

Woman who threatened Nancy Pelosi with hanging during Capitol riot gets prison

A Pennsylvania restaurant owner who screamed death threats directed at Nancy Pelosi while storming the U.S. Capitol was sentenced to prison.

Jayde Newton helps to set up cardboard gravestones with the names of victims of opioid abuse outside the courthouse where the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy was taking place in White Plains, New York, on Aug. 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 30, 2023

Ruling clears way for Purdue Pharma to settle opioid claims, protect Sacklers

A federal court ruling cleared the way for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's settlement of thousands of legal claims over the toll of opioids.

May 26, 2023

Spouse’s testimony enough to assert Pa. common-law marriage, Md. appeals court rules

A man who says that he and his deceased partner privately exchanged vows to create a common-law marriage has adequately shown the marriage exists in order bring a wrongful death lawsuit, a court ruled.

Beth Caruso, author and co-founder of the CT Witch Trial Exoneration Project, which was created to clear the names of the accused, stands on the Palisado Green in Windsor, Connecticut, on Jan. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
May 26, 2023

‘Miscarriage of justice’: Connecticut lawmakers absolve accused colonial-era witches

Connecticut senators voted to absolve the 12 women and men convicted of witchcraft — 11 of whom were executed — more than 370 years ago.

May 26, 2023

Oath Keeper who stormed Capitol gets years in prison in latest Jan. 6 sentencing

An Army veteran who stormed the U.S. Capitol in a military-style formation with fellow members of the Oath Keepers was sentenced to years in prison.

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