A federal judge in Birmingham, Ala., has blocked some provisions of a controversial immigration law in the state — most notably those that would "make it a state crime to harbor immigrants and make it a misdemeanor to work in the state" — the Montgomery Advertiser reports.
The man accused of wounding Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a deadly shooting rampage is still delusional but can be restored to competency after another eight months of treatment, a psychologist said at a federal courthouse in Tucson, Ariz.
Dr. Christina Pietz testified Wednesday at a hearing on the mental status of 23-year-old Jared Lee Loughner. She has been treating Loughner at a prison facility in Springfield, Mo.
Originally published on Mon December 26, 2011 7:33 am
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Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent.
Though Annie Clark began as a member of Sufjan Stevens' touring band and The Polyphonic Spree, those experiences do little to explain the incredible things that happen on Strange Mercy, her third album under the moniker St. Vincent. As if unleashed from the constraints of her previous work, Clark straight-up shreds.