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A legislative committee approved a measure Tuesday that would limit collective bargaining for 350,000 Ohio government workers, a key hurdle as the state moves closer to Wisconsin-style restrictions on public-employee unions.
Less than three weeks after a much-criticized House Republican hearing on the radicalization of American Muslims, Senate Democrats countered Tuesday with a hearing of their own — this one focusing on protecting the civil rights of Muslims.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's administration insists a new law eliminating most collective bargaining rights for state employees has gone into effect. Other state and municipal leaders who dispute that are looking to a Tuesday court hearing for some clarity on the issue.
Prison officials across the country have been going to extraordinary and in at least one case, legally questionable lengths to obtain a scarce lethal-injection drug, securing it from middlemen in Britain and a manufacturer in India and borrowing it from other states to keep their executions on schedule, according to records reviewed by the Associated Press.
Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns is bringing his new film "Prohibition" to the National Constitution Center in the hopes of promoting more civil national discourse.
After being criticized for providing a Miranda warning in terrorism cases, the FBI has reminded its agents that in some instances they can question terrorist suspects without immediately reading them their rights.
The man responsible for the 2001 Amerithrax anthrax scare showed signs of instability for decades and should not have been given a security clearance to work in an Army research lab, a panel of scientists has concluded after a court-ordered review of his case.
A judge rejected a deal between Google and the book industry Tuesday that would have put millions of volumes online, citing anti-trust concerns while acknowledging the potential benefit of putting literature in front of the masses.