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Man accused of killing Muslim teen indicted on capital murder charges

A grand jury has formally charged a 22-year-old man with capital murder and rape in the death of Nabra Hassanen, who was killed on her walk back to a Virginia mosque. The Fairfax County Circuit Court indicted Darwin Martinez-Torres of Sterling, Virginia, on Monday on four counts of capital murder for killing Nabra, who was

California wine country tries to get back to business despite wildfire destruction

JOANNE JENNINGS: The tasting room, which also housed the winery's office and a dining room, burned to the ground. But Birebent says he wants to focused on what survived.Fortunately, he said, the fire stopped short of reaching the vineyard, the crush pad, or any of the barrels of wine stored on site; 95 percent of

Trump and the new politics of honoring war dead

WASHINGTON — After her Army son died in an armored vehicle rollover in Syria in May, Sheila Murphy says, she got no call or letter from President Donald Trump, even as she waited months for his condolences, wrote to him to say “some days I don’t want to live,” and still heard nothing. In contrast

Karen Pence to outline goals for art therapy initiative

WASHINGTON — When Karen Pence found out that an art therapist in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico couldn’t afford the clay her clients needed, she sprang into action. A trained watercolor artist and advocate of the little-known mental health profession, Vice President Mike Pence’s wife went to the Virginia art supply store she frequented when they lived

News Wrap: Trump’s latest travel ban blocked by federal judge

JUDY WOODRUFF: The president answered by saying, "At some point, I fight back, and it won't be pretty."In turn, McCain said, "I have faced tougher adversaries."In Afghanistan, Taliban bombings and shootings left at least 74 people dead today. The worst was Paktika province in the east, where two car bombs killed dozens, including the provincial

Trump ignites furor with claim past presidents didn’t console military families by phone

JOHN YANG: The response from former Obama officials was swift and forceful.Former Attorney General Eric Holder tweeted this photo and insisted: "Stop the damn lying. I went to Dover Air Force base with 44 and saw him comfort families," a reference to one of Mr. Obama's late-night trips to pay his respects to troops killed

Puerto Ricans still don’t have reliable drinking water, and fears of contamination are rising

DAVID BEGNAUD, CBS News: Well, let me tell you this.The governor of Puerto Rico said this morning that he's aware of those reports and that they're looking into it. What's concerning, William, is that three weeks after the storm and at least a week after the allegations first surfaced that people might be trying to

News Wrap: Sessions insists he didn’t lie about Russian contacts to Senate

HARI SREENIVASAN: Sessions has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Russia's election meddling.President Trump had new criticism today for former FBI Director James Comey over the Hillary Clinton e-mail probe. He complained again that Comey decided to clear Clinton before she was even interviewed. That's based on newly released draft statements by Comey

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