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Stories with subject: Assassinations
  • SD jury sentences man to death in carjack killing 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:07 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A man with a history of mental illness was sentenced to death by a jury on Monday for killing a South Dakota hospice nurse as part of a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama.

  • TV winners in annual Texas AP Broadcasters contest 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:44 pm
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  • In Libya, politicians in fear of powerful militias 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 2:49 am
  • TRIPOLI, Libya - In a humiliating video, Libya's top politician - the head of parliament - is seen begging with a militia commander, trying to explain to him why he was caught with two women in his residence and insisting nothing scandalous was going on.

  • Memphis poverty belies King's dream for city 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 11:16 am
  • MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Research shows that 70 percent of Americans born into poverty never make it to the middle class.

  • AP Interview: Tunisia premier wants to fix economy 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 2:59 am
  • TUNIS, Tunisia - Ahead of his Friday meeting with President Barack Obama, Tunisia's interim prime minister says the government at last has a handle on extremism and the transition to democracy is back on track. Now, he says, it's time to fix the faltering economy.

  • Soul singer Sam Moore records song to honor King 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 12:50 pm
  • MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Veteran singer Sam Moore of the soul duo Sam & Dave is releasing a song in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. to coincide with the anniversary of the civil rights leader's death.

  • Ceremony planned for anniversary of Lincoln death 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 4:06 am
  • SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A ceremony is planned for April 12 at President Lincoln's tomb in Springfield to mark the 149th anniversary of his assassination.

  • Man who shot at White House sentenced to 25 years 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 7:03 pm
  • WASHINGTON - An Idaho man who pleaded guilty to firing an assault rifle at the White House in 2011, striking the executive mansion more than half a dozen times, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison.

  • National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis reopening 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 12:30 pm
  • MEMPHIS, Tennessee - One of the first exhibits visitors see at the newly renovated National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis displays statues of shackled and branded black men, sitting in a line with knees near their chins, on the deck of a creaking slave ship headed across an ocean.

  • National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis reopening 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 12:02 pm
  • MEMPHIS, Tennessee - One of the first exhibits visitors see at the newly renovated National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis displays statues of shackled and branded black men, sitting in a line with knees near their chins, on the deck of a creaking slave ship headed across an ocean.