Trial or deal? Some driven to plead guilty, later exonerated

Three days into his carjacking trial in 2005, James Ochoa faced a daunting choice: Risk spending the rest of his life in prison if convicted by a California jury or plead guilty and be released in two years.

  • Written by ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press

Army Corps wants more study on Dakota Access oil pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers on Monday said it has finished a review of the disputed Dakota Access pipeline but wants more study and tribal input before deciding whether to allow it to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.

  • Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press

ICC prosecutors: US forces may have committed war crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — U.S. armed forces and the CIA may have committed war crimes by torturing detainees in Afghanistan, the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor said in a report, raising the possibility that American citizens could be indicted even though Washington has not joined the global court.

  • Written by MIKE CORDER, Associated Press

PBS journalist Gwen Ifill dies of cancer

NEW YORK (AP) — Gwen Ifill, co-anchor of PBS' "NewsHour" with Judy Woodruff and a veteran journalist who moderated two vice presidential debates, died Monday of cancer, the network said.

  • Written by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

'We're not going anywhere': Millennials march against Trump

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Students left high school classrooms by the thousands, carrying their signs and their chanting voices into the streets of several U.S. cities nearly a week after Donald Trump's election.

  • Written by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press