Oklahoma teen convicted in 5 killings set for sentencing


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma teenager convicted in the fatal stabbings of five family members is set for sentencing Thursday, when jurors will consider whether he should spend the rest of his life behind bars.



CIA nominee says torture doesn't work

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to be CIA director said Wednesday that she does not believe torture works and would not carry out any presidential order she thought was immoral.


  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN and KEVIN FREKING , Associated Press

Judge slashes $50M punitive penalty against pork giant


RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge is slashing $50 million in damages that a jury awarded neighbors of an industrial hog operation to punish a pork producer for intense smells, noise and other disturbances.

  • Written by By EMERY P. DALESIO , AP Business Writer

Murder charges filed in 2015 biker shooting in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Three bikers were indicted on murder charges Wednesday stemming from a 2015 shooting involving police outside a restaurant in Waco, Texas, including a prominent member of the Bandidos motorcycle club.


  • Written by By EMILY SCHMALL , Associated Press