• File- This Feb. 14, 2013, file photo shows Lenore Matusiewicz, 67, reading a court order obtained by Delaware authorities prohibiting  her from having any contact with her three granddaughters, in Bayville, N.J. Matusiewicz the ailing widow of a man who killed his former daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse was sentenced Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, to life in prison on federal cyberstalking charges. Matusiewicz learned her fate while lying in a bed at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Randall Chase, File)

    Emergency sentencing for court gunman’s widow

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — The ailing widow of a man who killed his former daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse was sentenced Friday to life in prison on federal cyberstalking charges.

    Updated: 4:35 pm

  • File- This Oct.26, 2009, file photo shows comedian Bill Cosby entering the Kennedy Center with his wife Camille in Washington. A federal judge in Massachusetts has ruled that Cosby's wife must answer questions under oath in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women who claim Cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago. A lawyer for the women has sought to compel Camille Cosby to give a deposition in the lawsuit. Last month, a magistrate judge rejected Cosby's bid to quash the deposition subpoena.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    Judge says Cosby wife must give deposition, but with limits

    BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Thursday that Bill Cosby’s wife must give a deposition in a defamation lawsuit against the comedian, but said she can refuse to answer questions about private marital conversations.

  • Evangelist Rev. Franklin Graham leads a "prayer rally" at Liberty Plaza near the state Capitol, in Atlanta, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, a day after the New Hampshire presidential primaries. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

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  • Judge: new order against enforcing Louisiana abortion law

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in Louisiana has issued a new order blocking the state from enforcing a law that he says would keep most women from getting abortions.

  • Appeals court tosses order blocking Mississippi executions

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An appeals court Wednesday upheld Mississippi’s method of lethal injection, rejecting arguments from death row inmates who opposed the state’s plan to use drugs not specifically approved by state law.

  • Federal appeals court overrules block on Mississippi executions; rejects opposition to drugs

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal appeals court overrules block on Mississippi executions; rejects opposition to drugs.

  • California court throws out caddie lawsuit against PGA Tour

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Caddies lost their class-action lawsuit against the PGA Tour when a federal judge in California ruled they signed a contract with the tour that requires them to wear bibs as part of their uniform and cannot claim that corporate sponsorship on the bibs makes them human billboards.

  • Judge reduces against carmaker in toddlers death

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A carmaker has been ordered to pay more than $8 million after a toddler suffered brain damage after getting her head stuck in a power window.

  • Kim Davis obeying orders in gay marriage case, judges rules

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge ruled that Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has obeyed his orders in the months since she spent five nights in jail for refusing to license same-sex marriages.

  • USSF defends request for an expedited schedule in lawsuit

    CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation is defending its request for an expedited schedule in its lawsuit against the player’s union for the World Cup-winning women’s national team.