Police review: No evidence of a crime in Casey Kasem's death

Police in Washington state say they've found no evidence of wrongdoing after investigating allegations that relatives of radio personality Casey Kasem were resp
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High court vacates sex trafficking convictions

Rhode Island's highest court has vacated the sex trafficking conviction of a 36-year-old Massachusetts man authorities say trafficked underage girls at a now-cl
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The Latest: Russian cleric: Ukraine raid on home 'political'

A senior Russian Orthodox Church cleric says the raid at his home was meant to put the "political" pressure on his church
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The Latest: Russian activist: Ukrainian seamen in good shape

A Russian activist says she has visited Ukrainian seamen who have been transferred to a Moscow jail and they appear to be in good shape
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The Latest: Tusk says EU set to extend sanctions on Russia

The Latest: Tusk says EU expected to extend sanctions on Russia over 'aggression' in Ukraine
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The Latest: Hungary's Orban says he's siding with Ukraine

The Latest: Hungary's Orban says he's siding with Ukraine amid tensions with Russia
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The Latest: Russia won't mirror Ukrainian male travel ban

Russia's foreign ministry says that Moscow is not going to mirror the travel ban that Ukraine has imposed on Russian men
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The Latest: Ukraine probes Russian cleric amid tensions

Ukraine's intelligence agency is searching the home of the father superior of Kiev's biggest and oldest monastery which is part of the Russian Orthodox Church
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Washington justices reinstate Microsoft retaliation case

The Washington Supreme Court has reinstated a lawsuit by a woman who says Microsoft fired her in retaliation for an earlier complaint of sex discrimination
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Former Planet Fitness manager alleges rape, harassment

A former manager at New Hampshire-based Planet Fitness has sued the company, saying she was subjected to a "debaucherous" environment that included sexual haras
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Arrest of Rio governor adds to state's fame for corruption

Rio de Janeiro Gov. Luiz Fernando Pezao has been arrested for corruption, the latest national figure ensnared in a sprawling probe of bribes and kickbacks
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2 Georgia men get life in prison for 2013 robbery killing

Two Georgia men have been sentenced to life in prison without parole for their conviction last week in a 2013 robbery shooting death
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Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kane reports to prison

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is behind bars after reporting to a suburban Philadelphia county jail to begin a sentence for leaking grand j
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Rio de Janeiro governor arrested, latest in 'Car Wash' probe

The governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro has been arrested for allegedly embezzling about $10 million since 2007
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High court to rule on Hopi Tribe's challenge to snowmaking

The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled to rule Thursday on a case challenging snowmaking at a northern Arizona ski resort
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California court reverses ruling against assisted suicide

A California appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling that found the state's assisted suicide law was unconstitutional
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Man convicted in drive-by shooting that killed Phoenix girl

A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in a 2015 drive-by shooting in west Phoenix that killed a teenage girl
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Former priest declines to testify; jurors weigh abuse claims

A former priest accused of sexually abusing two altar boys in Maine in the 1980s has chosen not to testify at his trial
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Norway's Carlsen beats Caruana to defend chess world title

Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen has defended his chess world championship title by beating American challenger Fabiano Caruana 3-0 in rapid tiebreaker game
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California court tosses lawsuit challenging assisted suicide

A California appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling that found the state's assisted suicide law was unconstitutional
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Governor seeks stay of latest Medicaid expansion ruling

Maine's Republican governor is challenging the latest court ruling in his fight to block rolling out Medicaid expansion over his financial concerns
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Ex-Cottonwood employee pleads guilty to criminal damage

A former employee with the city of Cottonwood has been sentenced to three years of probation and 60 days of deferred jail time for criminal damage
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Oklahoma ahead of Ohio State in pivotal playoff rankings

Oklahoma was No. 5 in the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings, ahead of Ohio State heading into championship weekend when the final four will be se
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Funds OKed for removing mine sands from Lake Superior harbor

The federal government has come up with money for removing additional waste mining sands from a section of Lake Superior off Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula
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