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09/17/2019

Dow turns positive after Trump signals a trade deal could come soon The Dow Jones Industrial Average turned positive in afternoon trading Tuesday after President Donald Trump said a U.S.-China trade deal could come soon....
20:39, 09/17/2019

Watch: Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski testifies in impeachment hearing The White House directed Lewandowski not to discuss any of his post-election interactions with Trump beyond those already detailed in former special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election meddling....
20:39, 09/17/2019

Pelosi tells Cramer: Dems are hopeful they're on 'path to yes' on Trump's North American trade deal Pelosi also said it's "irrelevant" whether approving the USMCA trade deal would give President Donald Trump a victory ahead of the 2020 election....
20:39, 09/17/2019

GM strike costing up to $100 million a day isn't worrying investors — at least not yet General Motors stands to lose hundreds of millions of dollars in lost production as a United Auto Workers union strike against the automaker enters its second day, but Wall Street isn't panicking or downgrading the automaker just yet....
20:39, 09/17/2019

Amazon Music HD is supposed to sound better than Spotify — but it depends on how you listen Amazon launched new Music HD, which promises CD-quality music that's better than services such as Spotify. So I tried to see if I could tell the difference....
20:39, 09/17/2019

US sues Edward Snowden for failing to submit book to government for clearance The Justice Department said it was seeking to recover "all proceeds earned by Snowden because of his failure to submit his publication for pre-publication review in violation of his alleged contractual and fiduciary obligations."...
20:39, 09/17/2019

GM, White House deny Politico report of administration involvement in UAW talks The White House and GM denied a report in Politico that said the Trump administration was involved in the automaker's contract negotiations with the United Auto Workers union....
20:39, 09/17/2019

Immigration judge violated Hatch Act with pro-Hillary Clinton comments, ruling says The fine against Carmene "Zsa Zsa" DePaolo was the maximum possible civil penalty that she faced under the Hatch Act for her comments about Hillary Clinton's immigration plan at a deportation hearing....
20:39, 09/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren opposes lobbyist donations, but she accepted their money during her Senate runs Sen. Elizabeth Warren has called on lobbyists to be banned from donating and fundraising for their preferred campaigns. Her new plan represents the latest shift for Warren who had help from lobbyists when she ran for Senate....
20:39, 09/17/2019

Ross and Rachel's baby Emma 'would be in therapy in 2019' After 10 years of friendship, romance, being on a break, a Vegas marriage and lots more on-again-off-again romance, Ross and Rachel finally got back together in the last ever episode to give Friends fans their happy ending....
18:39, 09/17/2019

Loneliness and Its Antidote on Orcas Island Facing a birthday alone on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, the 52 Places Traveler learns some life lessons — and comes face to face with some whales....
18:39, 09/17/2019

Boy killed on San Francisco Bay boating trip; wealthy Mexican developer arrested Javier Burillo, 57, faces charges including vehicular manslaughter with a vessel and operating a boat while under the influence, police say.        ...
18:39, 09/17/2019

Julien Macdonald's sparkle and shimmer Welsh designer Julien Macdonald presents Julien x Gabriela - his latest collection at London Fashion Week - in collaboration with socialite Gabriela Gonzalez. (Sep. 17)        ...
18:39, 09/17/2019

Comedic actors try to define stand-up boundaries After "SNL" drops new member Shane Gillis over past comments, the stars of NBC’s primetime comedy lineup discuss boundaries within comedy. (Sept. 17)        ...
18:39, 09/17/2019

7-year-old cancer patient joins Air Force for a day This 7-year-old's battle with cancer shows he can do anything. To prove it, he became an Air Force pilot.        ...
18:39, 09/17/2019

Triple threat: Texas faces floods, Humberto nears Bermuda and a tropical depression forms in Atlantic While Hurricane Humberto nears Bermuda, there's flooding in Texas and Tropical Depression Ten is spinning up in the Atlantic        ...
18:39, 09/17/2019

Home of slain Florida mom, 4 kids possibly vacant for weeks: What we know now A deputy sent to the Summerfield home Saturday for a wellness check noticed a "foul odor of decomposition" as he entered the residence.        ...
18:39, 09/17/2019

Gidley: The president is being 'cautious' on Iran Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley says the president is being 'cautious' when it comes to blaming Iran for the devastating weekend attack on a Saudi oil field and the world's largest crude oil processing plants. (Sept. 17)   &...
18:39, 09/17/2019

Men Arrested at Courthouse Say They Were Sent to Test Its Security The two men were arrested late at night after alarms went off, according to documents. The state said it “did not intend, or anticipate, those efforts to include the forced entry into a building.”...
16:00, 09/17/2019

With Oil Under Attack, Trump’s Deference to Saudis Returns After oil installations were blown up, President Trump seemed to suggest he was ready to strike back. Then he promised to wait, setting off criticism....
16:00, 09/17/2019

Warren and Trump Speeches Attack Corruption, but Two Different Kinds In New York, Senator Elizabeth Warren described a government compromised by the influence of the wealthy. President Trump, in New Mexico, denounced a “failed liberal establishment.”...
16:00, 09/17/2019

Andrew Yang Knows You May Disagree With Him About Shane Gillis Mr. Gillis was dropped by “Saturday Night Live” after making racist comments about Asian-Americans and using a slur to refer to Mr. Yang, a presidential candidate, who has urged forgiveness....
16:00, 09/17/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Back First 2020 Challenger to Sitting Democrat The progressive congresswoman’s endorsement of Marie Newman, who is seeking to oust the conservative-leaning Representative Daniel Lipinski, reflects a careful political calculus....
16:00, 09/17/2019

Corey Lewandowski’s Testimony Before Congress: What to Expect He is a witness to possible obstruction of justice. But when he goes before Democrats’ impeachment investigation, Mr. Lewandowski’s fierce loyalty to President Trump will also be front and center....
16:00, 09/17/2019

Ask Us Your Questions About Inequality in California Tuesday: We want to hear from you about the stories you want to read. Also: Gov. Gavin Newsom takes action on vaping, and Kim Gordon recommends a taco spot....
16:00, 09/17/2019

Warren: 'Donald Trump is corruption in the flesh' Facing thousands of cheering supporters in New York City, Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren on Monday decried President Donald Trump as "corruption in the flesh" and outlined her plans to root out corruption in government. (Sept. 17)...
15:39, 09/17/2019

Officer dies, suspect arrested in Alabama shooting Authorities say a police officer has died after a shooting in west-central Alabama and a suspect is in custody. Alabama Media Group reports 40-year-old Tuscaloosa police officer Dornell Cousette was shot Monday night. (Sept. 17)    ...
15:39, 09/17/2019

Netanyahu, Gantz vote in Israeli election Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election. It's the second showdown this year for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and challenger Benny Gantz. Netayahu is seeking a fifth term and faces a possible corruption indictment. (Sept. 17) &...
15:39, 09/17/2019

Boy killed on San Francisco Bay boating trip, wealthy Mexican developer arrested Javier A. Burillo, 57, faces charges including vehicular manslaughter with a vessel and operating a boat while under the influence, police say.        ...
15:39, 09/17/2019

AP Top Stories September 17 A Here's the latest for Tuesday September 17th: Israel holds election; Trump says it looks like Iran is behind Saudi Arabia attack; Elizabeth Warren campaigns in NYC, talks about corruption; GM-UAW strike talks.        ...
15:39, 09/17/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Ocasek, SNL, Brinkley Rocker Ric Ocasek's cause of death revealed; "SNL" rescinds cast invitation to Shane Gillis over YouTube video; Hurt Christie Brinkley pulls out of "Dancing with the Stars." (Sept. 17)        ...
15:39, 09/17/2019

Wisconsin brothers charged with operating counterfeit vaping cartridge operation Tyler and Jacob Huffhines ran an operation that cranked out 3,000 to 5,000 counterfeit vaping cartridges each day, authorities say.        ...
15:39, 09/17/2019

Surfer avoids shark after alert from drone user Drone footage emerged on Tuesday of a large shark swimming very near a surfer off Werri Beach in New South Wales, Australia. (Sept. 17)        ...
15:39, 09/17/2019

Taliban claim attacks at president's rally, Kabul The Taliban have claimed a deadly attack in northern Afghanistan that targeted President Ashraf Ghani's campaign rally, killing 24 people, and another attack, a Kabul explosion near the U.S. Embassy. (Sept. 17)        ...
15:39, 09/17/2019

Saturday Night Live sacks new comedian over racial slurs A new Saturday Night Live comedian has been axed from the show before his first appearance after a video emerged of him making "offensive, hurtful and unacceptable" slurs about Chinese people....
15:13, 09/17/2019

Trump after Saudi oil attack: 'I don't want war but we are prepared' Donald Trump has said it is "looking like" Iran was behind the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, but he has insisted that he does not want war....
15:13, 09/17/2019

Police test 'Spider-Man' device as alternative to Taser With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers, police departments across the United States are trying out a "Spider-Man"-like device that fires a tether that entangles and restrains the suspect....
15:13, 09/17/2019

Connecticut woman, 79, accused of drifting onto shoulder, killing man with her Volkswagen Beetle A 79-year-old Connecticut woman was charged Monday in the death of a trucker who was struck by her Volkswagen Beetle when it drifted onto the shoulder of a roadway, police and local media reported....
14:00, 09/17/2019

Linda Sarsour, other leaders accused of anti-Semitism parting with Women's March The Women’s March reportedly severed ties with three of its founding board members Sunday following controversies that have included accusations of anti-Semitic rhetoric weakening the group's mission....
14:00, 09/17/2019

Texas bank robbery suspect killed in crash after police chase where speeds topped 130 mph A bank robbery suspect in Texas was killed after trying to escape police on Thursday when he lost control and crashed during a chase that saw speeds topping 130 mph, officials said....
14:00, 09/17/2019

NYPD school safety agent who worked as plus-size model fatally shot by boyfriend on his birthday: police A New York school safety officer who worked on the side as a plus-size model was fatally shot by her boyfriend who then turned the gun on himself as the couple was celebrating his birthday, police said Monday....
14:00, 09/17/2019

Houston man gets 20 years for running over ex-girlfriend multiple times, prosecutors say A 72-year-old Houston man will spend 20 years behind bars for running over his ex-girlfriend four times and severely injuring her in the process, prosecutors said Monday....
14:00, 09/17/2019

Authorities say bodies of four children found after slain mom; husband is being questioned Authorities in central Florida on Monday said they believe a man whose wife and four children went missing several weeks ago were killed in their home before he transported their bodies to Georgia. ...
14:00, 09/17/2019

Freshman Democratic governor commutes sentences for 21 inmates in California Citing the youth of several of the offenders when they committed their crimes, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he has commuted the sentences of 21 prison inmates....
14:00, 09/17/2019

Planned Parenthood, former CEO come to agreement on severance dispute Planned Parenthood reached an agreement with its former president over the terms of her departure from the women health provider after weeks of contentious negotiations over her severance package, the organization announced Monday. ...
14:00, 09/17/2019

Father arrested after son dies in fatal fall from boat in California waters A father was arrested after his 11-year-old son was thrown overboard a boat in northern California and killed after being struck by the vessel, police said on Monday....
14:00, 09/17/2019

Maine firefighter killed in propane blast was injured fire chief's brother A fierce propane explosion in Maine leveled a newly constructed building after fire crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday, killing one firefighter and injuring fellow firefighters, including one who was his brother, officials said....
14:00, 09/17/2019

MIT scientist resigns over Jeffrey Epstein comments he calls 'misunderstandings and mischaracterizations' The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer scientist who said the alleged sex-abuse victims of an associate of deceased convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein were “entirely willing" has resigned....
14:00, 09/17/2019

Alabama police officer shot and killed in shootout with suspect: cops A veteran police officer in Tuscaloosa, Ala., was shot and killed Monday after a shootout with a suspect who authorities said ran into a home and opened fire....
14:00, 09/17/2019

Community offers help to opioid addicts Elk Grove Village, a community of 32,000 outside Chicago has launched a program in which addicted people can ask police officers and other municipal workers for help without fear of arrest, even if they have illegal drugs or paraphernalia. (Sept. 16)...
11:13, 09/17/2019

A man survived cancer twice, then he won a $4.6 million lottery jackpot Stu MacDonald, a resident of Bend, Oregon, buys his Oregon's Game Megabucks ticket every week. This week, he won the jackpot, worth $4.6 million.        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

Galveston protesters demand horseback arrest video Hundreds of protesters gathered in Galveston, Texas on Sunday evening to demand that the police department release body camera video of the controversial August arrest of a black man by two white officers on horseback. (Sept. 16)    &#...
11:13, 09/17/2019

Implosion brings down Dallas bank building Aerial video captured clouds of smoke and dust as a Republic/National Bank facility was imploded in Dallas Sunday morning. (Sept. 16)        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy. Here's what it means Purdue Pharma is framing its bankruptcy filing as an opportunity to cut red tape and provide billions in settlement cash to curb the opioid crisis.        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

Trump gives Medal of Freedom to Mariano Rivera President Donald Trump presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to baseball Hall-of-Famer Mariano Rivera. (Sept. 16)        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

UAW says GM’s offer came too late to avoid strike The United Auto Workers’ top negotiator said in a letter to General Motors that a strike could have been averted had the company made its latest offer sooner (Sept. 16)        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

Brad Pitt video chats with astronaut on ISS Brad Pitt, star of the new space movie "Ad Astra," had a burning question for a real-life astronaut. "Who was more believable? Clooney or Pitt?" (September 16)        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

NY moves to enact statewide flavored e-cig ban New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. Retailers say they were caught off guard by the announcement. (Sept. ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

'A serial killer off the streets': Florida man charged in woman's death linked to slayings of three others A man arrested in the 2016 death of a woman in Palm Beach has also been genetically linked to the slayings of three women in Daytona Beach.        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

One killed, several injured in Maine propane blast A propane explosion that leveled a newly constructed building after fire crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas morning, left a firefighter dead and several injured in Maine Monday. (September 16)        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi strike President Donald Trump says it appears that Iran was responsible for the attacks on key oil installations in Saudi Arabia, but he says he doesn't want war. (Sept. 16)        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 8 others, levels building in Maine A firefighter was killed and eight others were injured when a powerful propane explosion destroyed a new building Monday in Farmington, Maine.        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

Petition urges Gates to not honor India PM Modi Bill and Melinda Gates aren’t backing down from honoring India Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite concerns about human rights abuses in the disputed Kashmir region (Sept. 19)        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

'Evil needs to pay': Missing Florida mom Casei Jones and her four children all found dead in Georgia Casei Jones, 32, and her four children, were found dead in Georgia and a warrant has been issued for Casei Jones' husband, Michael Wayne Jones Jr.        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

For 1 in 16 US women, first sexual intercourse experience was rape, study says The first experience with sexual intercourse for more than 3 million U.S. women was forced in their early teens, according to a new study.        ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

Today in History for September 17th Highlights of this day in history: The Battle of Antietam sets a bloody record during America's Civil War; Work ends on U.S. Constitution; Israel and Egypt's leaders sign Camp David Accords; Singer Hank Williams born; 'MASH' premieres. (Sept. 17) &...
11:13, 09/17/2019

AP series: Jamaica corals come back from the brink A dedicated band of Jamaicans are rescuing coral reefs, showing nature can heal. Introducing “What Can Be Saved?,” a new weekly AP series spotlighting heroic efforts to restore a world threatened by climate change. (Sept. 17)     ...
11:13, 09/17/2019

Counterfeit pot vapes flood market amid illnesses Want to make a counterfeit cannabis vape that looks like the real thing? The easy availability of replica packaging helps explain an explosion in counterfeiting in California’s vape market that also could be linked to an emerging health crisis. (Sept...
11:13, 09/17/2019

Trump: 'I think we're going to win' New Mexico President Donald Trump rallied his supporters in New Mexico on Monday and talked up his chances of turning the state red as part of his efforts to expand his grip on the Electoral College in next year's presidential election. (Sept. 17)   &...
11:13, 09/17/2019

Opioid plaintiffs fight bid to disqualify U.S. judge before trial Lawyers for cities and counties suing drug companies over the opioid epidemic on Monday objected to a bid by pharmaceutical distributors and pharmacies to disqualify the federal judge overseeing the cases, saying it had no basis and came too late....
10:13, 09/17/2019

U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since January Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since January, amid an outbreak largely linked to parents who declined to vaccinate their children....
10:13, 09/17/2019

Detroit mayor wants to wipe out residential blight with bonds Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan unveiled a plan on Monday to sell up to $250 million of bonds to tackle the city's remaining blighted and abandoned houses over the next five years....
10:13, 09/17/2019

U.S. farmers receive $4.07 billion of latest government trade aid The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has paid $4.07 billion of its latest round of compensation for farmers suffering from the trade war with China as of Monday, Communications Director Michawn Rich said in an email to Reuters....
10:13, 09/17/2019

Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United Auto Workers....
10:13, 09/17/2019

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
10:13, 09/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers cannot recoup damages over lenient plea deal: U.S. judge A group of women who said Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused them are not entitled to money damages from the United States even though federal prosecutors kept them in the dark about the financier's lenient non-prosecution agreement more than a decade a...
10:13, 09/17/2019

U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it has activated its emergency operations center to coordinate the investigation into hundreds of cases of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use....
10:13, 09/17/2019

California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks posed by a "youth epidemic" of vaping, but said he lacked authority to unilaterally ban flavored e-cigarettes that he said were deliberately marketed to children....
10:13, 09/17/2019

Democratic White House hopeful Warren rails against corruption at big N.Y. rally Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country's politics and economy, drawing her largest crowd thus far in a sign of her campaign's growing strength....
10:13, 09/17/2019

Treasury yields drop after drone strike in Saudi Arabia sparks bid for safer assets U.S. government debt prices rose on Monday morning as investors fled risk after attacks on Saudi oil production facilities escalated tensions in the Middle East....
09:52, 09/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's victims will not get cash damages from federal government over controversial deal Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from what authorities have said was a jailhouse suicide in August while awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges in U.S. District Court in Manhattan....
09:52, 09/17/2019

Democrats are focused on impeaching Trump, not Kavanaugh, Nadler says "We have our hands full with impeaching the president right now, and that's going to take up our limited resources and time for a while," Nadler said on a radio show....
09:52, 09/17/2019

Eight years of Trump's tax returns subpoenaed by Manhattan DA The subpoeana from Manhattan District Attorney's Cyrus Vance Jr.'s , for President Donald Trump's tax returns, was issued last month to Trump's accounting firm, Mazars....
09:52, 09/17/2019

At the Country’s Oldest Stump, a Presidential Twist The Galivants Ferry Stump speaking event in South Carolina has been held every two years for at least 143 years. Now, for the first time, it will host Democratic presidential candidates....
09:00, 09/17/2019

Working Families Party Endorses Elizabeth Warren. Here’s Why It Matters. The progressive group, whose electoral influence has grown since it backed Bernie Sanders four years ago, is now supporting Ms. Warren for the Democratic presidential nomination....
09:00, 09/17/2019

Elaine Chao Investigated by House Panel for Possible Conflicts The Oversight and Reform Committee asked the transportation secretary to turn over documents related to communication with her family’s shipping company....
09:00, 09/17/2019

Age Isn’t Hurting 2020 Democratic Leaders, to Rivals’ Chagrin Younger candidates are running as agents of generational change, but it is three septuagenarians who have emerged as the front-runners. And age-related attacks have not worked....
09:00, 09/17/2019

The Cost of Running Guantánamo Bay: $13 Million Per Prisoner Set up nearly 18 years ago to house detainees in the war on terrorism, the prison on the remote naval base has grown into what appears to be the most expensive on earth....
09:00, 09/17/2019

Iowa Wanted to Test Court Records Security. Now 2 Men Face Burglary Charges. Two men who said they were hired to test a central Iowa courthouse’s security were arrested after alarms went off, according to documents. The state said it “did not intend, or anticipate, those efforts to include the forced entry into a building.”...
09:00, 09/17/2019

Florida Judge Denies Bid by Epstein Victims to Nullify Non-Prosecution Deal The ruling was a setback for victims of Jeffrey Epstein who are hoping to see criminal charges filed against people who may have helped him prey on teenage girls....
09:00, 09/17/2019

Trump’s Deference to Saudis in Setting Terms for How U.S. Should Respond to Attacks Touches a Nerve The president’s tweet set off a torrent of criticism from those who have long accused him of doing Riyadh’s bidding while sweeping Saudi violations of human rights and international norms under the rug....
09:00, 09/17/2019

Trump Tries to Woo Hispanic Voters at Rally in New Mexico The president said he had great support among Latino Americans because of his hard line on stopping migrants and drugs from crossing illegally into the U.S....
09:00, 09/17/2019

Cornell’s Medical School Offers Full Rides in Battle Over Student Debt All costs — tuition, books, housing and food — will be covered for those who qualify for aid, adding Cornell to a growing list of institutions trying to ease the way for doctors-to-be....
09:00, 09/17/2019

Three Leaders of Women’s March Group Step Down After Controversies The departures come after years of discord and charges of anti-Semitism and at a time the group is gearing up for political engagement in the 2020 elections....
09:00, 09/17/2019

More than 2,000 foetal remains found at dead doctor's home More than 2,000 medically preserved foetal remains have been found at the home of a late Indiana abortion clinic doctor, leading to calls for a federal investigation....
05:01, 09/17/2019

Musk claims 'pedo guy' slur about Thai cave diver unintended Elon Musk has said he did not intend to accuse a diver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from a cave of being a paedophile - despite calling him a "pedo guy"....
05:01, 09/17/2019

Analysis: Sean Spicer is just the latest politico hoping to dance his way into your heart Tom DeLay in 2009, in the middle of his indictment on charges of campaign money laundering. Rick Perry in 2016, after his failed presidential bid. Now, Sean Spicer, after his brief and inglorious tenure as the White House press secretary for the Trum...
03:26, 09/17/2019

3 founding board members of Women's March leaving after allegations of anti-Semitism Founders of the Women's March are leaving the organization's board after facing allegations of anti-Semitism, which they deny, that threatened to overshadow the work of grassroots activists....
03:26, 09/17/2019

The Point: Can Donald Trump change the electoral map, again? Donald Trump is in New Mexico tonight for a campaign rally, the latest sign his 2020 reelection team believes he can carry the Land of Enchantment in 2020....
03:26, 09/17/2019

5 takeaways from the new book about Brett Kavanaugh Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly dropped a political bombshell on Washington when they published an excerpt of their book on Brett Kavanaugh describing an additional incident from the Supreme Court justice's time at Yale in the 1980s that didn't come ou...
03:26, 09/17/2019

Band wears T-shirts designed by bullied fan Members of the University of Tennessee marching band got to be some of the first people to wear the wildly popular anti-bullying T-shirt inspired by a 4th-grade fan, who was teased for his homemade shirt....
03:26, 09/17/2019

OxyContin maker files for bankruptcy Purdue Pharma filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York Sunday as part of its framework for settling litigation with multiple states and governments....
03:26, 09/17/2019

Walmart's car seat recycling program starts Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle -- a global waste management company that works with consumer product companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle "difficult-to-recycle" products and packaging -- to offer the nation's largest car seat...
03:26, 09/17/2019

The prison where Huffman wants to go Now that Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in a massive college admissions scam, attention has turned to where she'll spend her time behind bars....
03:26, 09/17/2019

Wheelchair hunting group set up to help disabled pheasant shooters Hunting in the great outdoors is not without its risks at the best of times, but for those who are confined to a wheelchair it can be that much more difficult....
22:26, 09/16/2019

Daughter's tribute to dad's life of 'cheap mischief' goes viral A daughter's offbeat obituary about her father's life of "obnoxious pranks" and "cheap mischief" has gone viral, as readers were left both moved and amused by the unconventional tribute....
22:26, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy in face of 2,000 opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma, the embattled US drugmaker accused of helping to fuel the opioid drug crisis, has filed for bankruptcy in the face of more than 2,000 lawsuits across the country....
22:26, 09/16/2019

'Iranian weapons' used in drone strike on oil plants Oil prices have fallen after an initial spike following a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, as finger pointing continues over who was responsible....
22:26, 09/16/2019

UAW labor strike: Picketers block Michigan GM plant Striking employees of General Motors used their bodies and vehicles to block all entrances to the automaker's Flint Assembly Plant Monday, several hours into a United Auto Workers labor walkout....
19:39, 09/16/2019

California crews report progress fighting year's largest U.S. wildfire Firefighters made substantial progress over the weekend fighting a large wildfire in Northern California that's been burning for nearly two weeks and has charred more than 50,000 acres, fire authorities said....
19:39, 09/16/2019

Trump to host India's Narendra Modi, Australia's Scott Morrison in Texas, Ohio this weekend President Donald Trump will welcome two world leaders to the United States this weekend -- India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, the White House announced....
19:39, 09/16/2019

Students boycott software company Palantir for links to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement A group of more than 1,200 college students from 17 American institutions have signed a pledge never to work for a software company that does business with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
19:39, 09/16/2019

Donald Trump: Osama bin Laden's son killed in counter-terrorism operation President Donald Trump said Saturday that Hamza bin Laden, a high-ranking al-Qaida member and son of Osama bin Laden, was killed in a counter-terrorism operation....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Jury seated in trial of Dallas officer in shooting of Botham Jean Lawyers have seated a jury for the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man after she entered the wrong apartment....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu discuss mutual defense treaty ahead of Israel elections President Donald Trump said he discussed the possibility of a mutual defense treaty during a phone call Saturday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
17:13, 09/16/2019

At least 22 injured in decks' collapse in N.J. residential building Decks in a three-story residential building collapsed, injuring at least 22 people, including several firefighters, in south New Jersey, officials said....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Virginia attorney general: Couples can decline to disclose race on marriage application Virginia's attorney general said couples seeking marriage licenses in the state will no longer be required to reveal their race following a lawsuit filed by three couples against the rule....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Trump asks Justice Department to 'rescue' Kavanaugh as Democrats call for impeachment U.S. President Donald Trump called on the Justice Department to come to Brett Kavanaugh's "recuse" after new information was published on allegations of sexual misconduct against the controversial Supreme Court justice....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Wyoming coal region faces discouraging future The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal mining companies went through a lockout, bankruptcies and a merger....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Coalition to bypass Electoral College gains traction Amid a movement to bypass the Electoral College in electing future U.S. presidents -- going instead with the winner of the national popular vote -- Colorado is pushing the coalition closer to the finish line....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Humberto strengthens into Category 1 hurricane off U.S. Southeast Hurricane Humberto is strengthening off the U.S. East Coast and is expected to produce potentially life-threatening surf conditions, forecasters said early Monday....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Another budget fight looms in Congress over border wall funding The fight over funding for a border wall in Texas and other states appears to be heating up again in Congress this month as lawmakers near a deadline to pass a military funding bill....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Democrat Elizabeth Warren unveils sweeping anti-corruption plan Ahead of a major anti-corruption speech in New York City on Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren released an ethics plan that pledges to return the government to the people....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Northern California wildfire burns 53,000 acres, is largest this year Firefighters fought back against the Walker Fire over the weekend, getting it to 67 percent containment after it burned more than 50,000 acres northwest of Sacramento....
17:13, 09/16/2019

GM picketers block entrances to a Michigan plant as strike begins General Motors workers used their vehicles and bodies to block all the entrances to the Flint Assembly Plant Monday morning as GM's United Auto Workers went on strike....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Supreme Court Says Judges Are Above Politics. It May Hear a Case Testing That View. A new petition asks the court to decide whether Delaware can factor in the political affiliations of judges to try to seek ideological balance on its courts....
16:00, 09/16/2019

Democrats’ Afghan Strategy Sounds Familiar. It’s a Lot Like Trump’s. The 2020 Democratic candidates have one major goal for Afghanistan: Get out. They are struggling to differentiate themselves from a president they say has a feckless, isolationist view of American power....
16:00, 09/16/2019

‘We Have Faces Too’: An Exhibition Shows Life in San Quentin Monday: How images from inside the state’s oldest prison ended up in an art museum. Also: California on the offensive, and the beginnings of Oscar buzz....
16:00, 09/16/2019

All Was Quiet at the Birmingham Weather Office. Until a Trump Forecast Brought a Storm. Tornadoes are the most challenging tempests that the National Weather Service workers in Alabama typically handle. But all that changed with a faulty Hurricane Dorian tweet by the president....
16:00, 09/16/2019

UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since 2007 The United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed for the picket lines in the morning, union officials said early Monday....
15:39, 09/16/2019

Chicago woman wore ‘Scream’ mask as she repeatedly stabbed female victim: cops A Chicago woman was held without bond Sunday after she allegedly stabbed another random woman dozens of times while she wore a “Scream” mask and repeated, “God is making me do this.”...
14:13, 09/16/2019

Florida mom, 4 kids haven't been seen for 6 weeks, sheriff's office says A Florida mother and her four children have been missing for about six weeks and loved ones are growing increasingly concerned, officials said Sunday....
14:13, 09/16/2019

California man warns of fake mass shooting at county fair so he wouldn't have to go with parents, police say A California man was arrested Friday after he falsely reported a mass shooting was going to happen at the Los Angeles County Fair — simply because he didn't want to attend with his parents, police said....
14:13, 09/16/2019

City tries to move on after Amazon HQ2 debacle If you walk around Long Island City on any given day, you'll see cranes everywhere and new apartment buildings popping up seemingly overnight. Improvements are being made to multiple subway stations. And new businesses are opening, including a liquid...
14:13, 09/16/2019

O'Rourke and Buttigieg clash over guns after former congressman's AR-15 comment Democratic presidential candidates Beto O'Rourke and Pete Buttigieg clashed Sunday over O'Rourke's direct comment about his proposed mandatory gun-buyback program of assault-style rifles....
14:13, 09/16/2019

Warren's latest anti-corruption plan would put strict new limits on lobbyist power Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a sweeping new set of anti-corruption proposals Monday ahead of a rally in New York City, where she will speak a short walk from the site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, an infamous 1911 disaster that led to th...
14:13, 09/16/2019

Trump now says not all vaping is bad President Donald Trump seemed to strike a different tone on vaping in a tweet Friday evening after announcing earlier in the week an effort to ban almost all flavored vaping products....
14:13, 09/16/2019

'It hurts': Yang brings own experience to bigoted comments by new 'SNL' member Shane Gillis 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang again responded to racist comments made by new "Saturday Night Live" hire Shane Gillis, saying he's faced Anti-Asian racism throughout his upbringing but also that "our country has become excessively...
14:13, 09/16/2019

Former New York fire chief's dog howls along with department's beloved siren A New York fire department says the town's "old school" fire siren is beloved by many — including a former fire chief's dog, who adorably mimics the sound when he hears it. ...
06:39, 09/16/2019

2 Florida inmates dead, 1 in stable condition in suspected drug overdose at correctional facility Two inmates died of a suspected drug overdose Saturday at a correctional facility in Florida, causing the facility to lock down and staff to be treated for potential drug exposure....
06:39, 09/16/2019

9/11 cloud formation shows firefighter walking toward angel A Florida teacher caught a spectacular moment in the sky on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks: a cloud formation of what resembles a firefighter running toward an angel....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Florida man's stolen pick-up truck containing urn of daughter's ashes found, officials say Investigators last week found a stolen pick-up truck that contained precious cargo: an urn containing the ashes of the truck owner's beloved daughter, whose family was staying nearby to prepare for her funeral services....
06:39, 09/16/2019

New Hampshire students circulate Snapchat rumor that student assaulted a dozen girls, but police say it's false Allegations that a male New Hampshire high school student sexually assaulted a dozen female students — and that educators knew and failed to act — circulated on Snapchat, prompting students to walk out in protest last week. But investigators say "no ...
06:39, 09/16/2019

Drunken scooter rider hit Colorado police officer before crashing into car, officials say A man on a scooter is facing a driving under the influence charge after striking a police officer and then crashing into a parked car in downtown Denver on Saturday, according to officials. ...
06:39, 09/16/2019

Pearl Harbor sailors laid to rest on same day in NJ, Kansas 78 years after 1941 attack The remains of two U.S. military veterans who were killed in Pearl Harbor on the same day in 1941 have finally been laid to rest — also on the same day, nearly 78 years later....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Florida doubles python hunters as over 1,000 apply for hourly wage job with bounty incentives Florida doubled its ranks of python hunters last week as the state steps up efforts to tame the invasive species that has long devastated the balance of the natural food chain in the Everglades....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Virginia couples no longer required to list race on marriage applications, attorney general says Couples planning to get married in Virginia are no longer required to provide their race on marriage applications, the state's attorney general told state clerks on Friday....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Missouri woman fighting to keep her three emotional support monkeys A Missouri woman with post-traumatic stress disorder is in a feud with her neighbors and the city of Creve Coeur who say the three emotional support monkeys living with her pose a safety risk to local residents....
06:39, 09/16/2019

California man arrested after cops find him unconscious next to dead infant, authorities say Authorities in northern California say a 29-year-old man who they arrested was found unconscious in a home Saturday afternoon with a 13-month-old baby at his side....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Duluth synagogue fire was act of arson by 1 person, apparently not hate crime: police A man charged with burning down a historic Minnesota synagogue last week doesn’t appear to have been motivated by religious bias, authorities said Sunday....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Wisconsin THC vape operation being investigated for possible ties to vape-related deaths, illnesses: police Wisconsin authorities are investigating whether an illegal THC-infused vape cartridge manufacturing operation allegedly run by two brothers is connected to a spate of vaping-linked lung illnesses across the country....
06:39, 09/16/2019

North Carolina woman kept as sex slave, beaten, tortured in front of children in hotel rooms, police say A North Carolina woman was held as a sex slave and repeatedly tortured in two hotel rooms and two suspects have been arrested in connection with the case, police said on Friday....
06:39, 09/16/2019

California Lyft driver opens fire in shootout after 2 men tried robbing him, police say Police in California are looking for two suspects who allegedly shot a Lyft driver early Sunday morning after the driver shot at the men who held him up, according to a local report....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Masked would-be burglars scared off by California woman's shouting: see the video Surveillance video captured two masked men kicking in the front door of a California house in an apparent burglary attempt -- before a woman's shouts sent them running....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Trump says Justice Kavanaugh should 'start suing people' after new report of sexual misconduct The comments came in response to an article in The New York Times that surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct from the justice's time as an undergraduate at Yale University....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Keyllanne Conway says Trump administration ready to tap strategic petroleum reserve if necessary Saudi Arabia shut down half its oil production Saturday after drone strikes hit the world's largest oil processing facility in an attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels....
06:39, 09/16/2019

More than 49,000 UAW members strike against General Motors The strike, depending on its length, could easily cost GM hundreds of millions of dollars. The last time the union declared a strike at GM was in 2007....
06:39, 09/16/2019

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Justice Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Panic after reports of shooter at movie theater Reports of a possible shooter at a mall in Virginia sparked panic Saturday night as people hid in stores and officers searched for a gunman. Hours later, police said they'd found no evidence of a shooting inside the Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington...
19:26, 09/15/2019

Girl's lemonade stand made over $700 for K9 unit A 3-year-old girl lit up her Wisconsin community after she donated hundreds of dollars to her local police department's K9 division, all through the power of lemonade....
19:26, 09/15/2019

Former priest likely to spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who spent decades on the run was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sexually abusing an altar boy in New Mexico....
19:26, 09/15/2019

New Hampshire high school football players suspended in duck attack caught on video Three to five members of a New Hampshire high school football team were disciplined after video surfaced showing a wild duck being attacked with a broomstick and then choked to death, according to reports this week....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Florida man says he smashed car windows because ‘Trump owes me 1 trillion dollars’ A homeless Florida man went on a vandalism spree smashing the windows of at least 20 cars parked at a hotel in Fort Walton Beach, claiming President Trump owes him money....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Former New Mexico priest, 81, sentenced to 30 years for sex abuse of altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who fled the country decades ago was sentenced Friday in New Mexico to 30 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of sexually abusing an altar boy at a veterans' cemetery and military base....
12:26, 09/15/2019

MIT professor defended Jeffrey Epstein associate in leaked emails, claimed victims were ‘entirely willing’ Famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer scientist Richard Stallman is under fire after a leaked email thread showed him defending an associate of the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, claiming that his alleged victims we...
12:26, 09/15/2019

'The Wire' actor on run from Baltimore police after escaping hospital Baltimore police are currently searching for a former actor on "The Wire" who they say escaped police custody after being taken to the hospital for a check-up. ...
12:26, 09/15/2019

Florida man who dragged shark in viral video sentenced to 10 days in jail A Florida man who recorded a shark being dragged to its death behind a high-speed boat accepted a plea deal on Thursday and was sentenced to 10 days in jail....
12:26, 09/15/2019

California Highway Patrol officers capture fugitive emu on freeway California Highway Patrol officers embarked on a wild emu chase Friday afternoon, finally capturing the giant bird as it strolled down a freeway shoulder....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Border Patrol agent wounded, suspect killed in Texas traffic stop shooting A Border Patrol agent was shot and injured Friday night while conducting a traffic stop near the Texas-Mexico border and another agent shot and killed the gunman, authorities said Saturday....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Woman, child wounded in shooting after dispute at Texas pee-wee football game A suspected gunman is at large after a shooting that followed a dispute between parents at a pee-wee football game in Fort Worth, Texas, police said Saturday....
12:26, 09/15/2019

At least 22 people injured after three-story deck collapse in New Jersey Multiple people in Wildwood, New Jersey have been injured after decks collapsed on top of each other at a three-story residence on the Jersey shore. ...
12:26, 09/15/2019

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher sues his ex-lawyers, military nonprofit Decorated Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who was acquitted of murder in a war crimes trial this past July, has sued two of his former lawyers and a military legal defense nonprofit, according to court documents filed in Texas Friday....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Thousands of fetal remains found on Illinois property of deceased doctor More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will County sheriff's office said in a statement....
05:39, 09/15/2019

Vikings’ Rudolph: Fantasy football changed sports Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph discusses how fantasy football has changed the way fans approach sports. (Aug. 20)        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Judge dismisses suit against ICE filed by immigrant in Detroit church sanctuary ICE declared Ded Rranxburgaj a fugitive from the law, but has not attempted to enter the Detroit church to remove him since he took sanctuary.        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Former Idaho governor candidate under investigation in 1984 slaying Steve Pankey, a former candidate for Idaho governor, recently revealed he is under investigation in the 1984 slaying of a Colorado girl.        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Today in History for September 14th Highlights of this day in history: America mourns victims of Sept. 11th attacks; Theodore Roosevelt becomes President; 'The Star-Spangled Banner' written; Monaco's Princess Grace dies; Baseball season cancelled due to players' st...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a suburban shopping centre. (Sept. 14)        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Yemen rebels claim drone attack on Saudi oil sites Drones claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated by Saudi Aramco early Saturday, sparking a huge fire at a processor crucial to global energy supplies...
03:13, 09/15/2019

'I thought I'd be ready': Father mourns son's death 10 years after attack put him in coma Ryan Diviney's family spent nearly a decade caring for him after an attack in 2009 left him in a minimally conscious coma.        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Reeling from Dorian, Bahamas faces another storm Officials temporarily suspended aid efforts and closed some small airports in the Bahamas on Saturday as Tropical Storm Humberto threatened to lash the archipelago's northwest region that was already hit by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago. (Sept....
03:13, 09/15/2019

AP Top Stories September 14 P Here's the latest for Saturday, September 14th: White House: bin Laden son killed in US operation; Yemen rebels claim drone attacks on Saudi oil sites; Clashes during a pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong; Conservationists ship nine black rhinos to S...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Today in History for September 15th Highlights of this day in history: Four black girls killed in a church blast in Alabama; President George W. Bush vows massive rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina; Nazi Germany adopts Nuremberg laws; Agatha Christie and Oliver Stone born. (Sept. 15)...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Meet the 9-pound, 11-ounce baby girl born at 9:11 p.m. on 9/11 Sept. 11 was the 18th anniversary of the terror attacks. But that date now holds a dear memory for Christina Malone-Brown’s family.        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Cannabis industry calls for legalization and regulation to snuff out underground vapes The recent rash of vaping-related illnesses and deaths could represent a crisis for the legal cannabis industry, which relies on vaping for an estimated quarter of its business in some states....
03:13, 09/15/2019

Lamborghini could revolutionize electric supercars Lamborghini's newest supercar, the $2 million Sián hybrid, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made. But it also represents a small step toward what Lamborghini hopes will be the future of electric cars....
03:13, 09/15/2019

Long Island City tries to move on after Amazon HQ2 debacle If you walk around Long Island City on any given day, you'll see cranes everywhere and new apartment buildings popping up seemingly overnight. Improvements are being made to multiple subway stations. And new businesses are opening, including a liquid...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Homeless Residents Got One-Way Tickets Out of Town. Many Returned to the Streets. As cities offer transportation passes to get homeless people to a more stable destination, some worry whether they are sending people to insecurity in a new place....
01:52, 09/15/2019

The Senate: Still Great at Deliberating, but Less So at Legislating Today’s Senate, devoted almost only to confirming the president’s nominations, is hardly a hotbed of legislative activity. Members of both parties would like that to change....
01:52, 09/15/2019

Planned Parenthood and Fired Former Chief Mired in Escalating Dispute Leana Wen, who was fired in July as Planned Parenthood president after less than a year on the job, is at odds with the group over the terms of her departure and the group’s direction....
01:52, 09/15/2019

In Coal Country, the Mines Shut Down, the Women Went to Work and the World Quietly Changed From 2010 to 2017, Letcher County in Kentucky saw a greater shift in the gender balance of its labor force than almost any other county in the United States....
01:52, 09/15/2019

Trump Inspires California Lawmakers to Go on Offense California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a counternarrative to Trump administration policies....
01:52, 09/15/2019

Lauren Bruner, one of last survivors of USS Arizona, dies at 98 Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was 98....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Ex-Ohio cheerleader sentenced to probation for abuse of corpse, after being acquitted of killing newborn baby A former Ohio high school cheerleader, recently acquitted of killing her unwanted newborn, was sentenced to six months in jail for burying the corpse after weeks of concealing her pregnancy. ...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Seattle-area council member proposes $1M busing program for homeless A Seattle-area council member is pushing a $1 million proposal that would bus homeless people out of the state as part of a "family reunification" plan. ...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Jon Stewart sets his sights on helping burn pit vets with new PSA Now that thousands of those who were made ill due to their exposure to toxins at Ground Zero are finally receiving access to a crucial compensation fund, Jon Stewart has set his sights on helping the hundreds of thousands of veterans who may have bec...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Hurricane Dorian victims reunite with their beloved pets weeks after storm Amid the devastation in the Bahamas left behind by Hurricane Dorian – the dozens of lives lost and the hundreds of homes swept away -- there is another growing concern: Dozen of emaciated and sick pets roaming the island with no place to go....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Missouri AG refers 12 former Catholic priests for potential prosecution after abuse probe Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Friday that his office had referred 12 former Roman Catholic priests for possible criminal prosecution following a 13-month probe of how diocesan leaders handled allegations of child abuse. ...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Gamer sentenced to 15 months in federal prison in deadly 'swatting' case An Ohio gamer involved in a “swatting” incident which turned deadly was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison, according to the US Justice Department. ...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Purdue Pharma's Sackler family used hidden accounts to transfer $1B: court docs The Sackler family, which owns Purdue Pharma, used Swiss and other hidden bank accounts to transfer around $1 billion from the company to themselves, the New York attorney general’s office claimed Friday....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Suspect admits deadly stabbing of DC jogger, gets 30 years behind bars A man who stabbed a jogger to death while she was exercising in Washington, D.C.’s Logan Circle neighborhood last year was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday....
11:13, 09/14/2019

NYPD nabs sword-wielding man on Empire State Building observation deck An emotionally disturbed man was arrested Friday after he brandished a cane sword on the Empire State Building's 79th-floor observation deck, police said....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Illinois man, 48, is convicted in booby-trap shotgun killing An Illinois man who booby-trapped a shotgun that killed a neighbor last year was convicted Thursday of murder and another charge, according to media reports....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Abortion doctor's family finds remains of more than 2,200 fetuses at his home after his death: reports The remains of more than 2,200 unborn children have been found at the Illinois home of a former Indiana abortion doctor who died earlier this month, according to reports....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Bottles of Cristal and steak dinners mark UAW corruption as prosecutors detail misused union funds U.S. prosecutors accuse UAW officials of living lives of luxury that included high-end liquor, private villas, lavish dinners and golf outings — all paid for with money from the blue-collar union workers they were supposed to represent....
10:26, 09/14/2019

The Reporters Who Exposed Harvey Weinstein In their new book, “She Said,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey take readers inside the investigation that launched a movement....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Chicago Man Fraudulently Accrued 42 Million Delta SkyBonus Points, U.S. Says Gennady Podolsky used his position as a travel agent to cheat Delta Air Lines out of $1.75 million worth of loyalty points, according to an indictment....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Biden and Warren Avoid Direct Conflict — But for How Long? They have staked out diverging political paths, but have mostly refrained from attacking each other. Now a more combative phase of the race seems inevitable....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Justice Dept. to Honor Team That Worked on Kavanaugh Confirmation Process The attorney general will award those who worked “to support the nomination” of Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, according to an email reviewed by The New York Times....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Fugitive Couple Captured After Hiding for 16 Days Blane and Susan Barksdale escaped on Aug. 26 after overpowering two private security guards who were transporting them back to Tucson, Ariz., the authorities said....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News: U.S. court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Boat in fatal fire back on land for investigation The burned-out wreckage of a boat where 34 people died in a fire has been transported to a naval base in Southern California for further investigation. (Sept. 13)        ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Bahamians look for loved ones as 1,300 missing People in the northern Bahamas are using a variety of ways to search for family and friends, amid alarming reports that 1,300 people remain listed as missing nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit. (Sept. 13)       ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison A federal judge in Boston sentenced actress Felicity Huffman on Friday to 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a year's probation for her role in the college admissions scandal. (Sept. 13)    ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

AP Top Stories September 13 P Here's the latest for Friday September 13th: Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison; China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork; Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington; Animals explore abandoned van at Russian National park...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the lawsuit Friday in Lake County Circuit Court on behalf of 18-year-old Adam Hergenreder. (September 13) &...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Pick up a joint instead: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Biden visits HBCU, shrugs off comments on age Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden visited Texas Southern University Friday. He also brushed aside concerns that other candidates brought up his age as a disqualifying factor in Thursday's debate. (Sept. 13) &...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Explosion destroys Iowa house, damages others Authorities are investigating the cause of a house explosion in Des Moines, Iowa, that also damaged other homes in the area. (Sept. 13)        ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain Rescue workers saved thousands of people from rising waters Friday as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain, a deluge that authorities said killed at least four people and closed down airports, trains, roads and schools. (Sept. 13)   ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

UAW and Ford, FCA agree to temporary labor contract extensions The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has agreed to temporary extensions of its collective bargaining agreements with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to allow more time for talks on new four-year contracts, a union spokesman said....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email systems and withdraw $1 million from a customer's accoun...
01:00, 09/14/2019

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA The United Auto Workers union agreed to temporary contract extensions with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday as it grappled with a federal corruption probe that has implicated its president....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Houston climate protesters charged with violating 'infrastructure law': sheriff Climate protesters, who dangled beneath a bridge on Thursday shutting the channel to the nation's busiest petrochemical port at Houston, were charged on Friday with violating a new Texas law that protects 'critical infrastructure', the Harris County ...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News-U.S. court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Greenpeace members face felony charges in Houston bridge protest Texas authorities on Friday charged climate change protesters who shut down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day by dangling on ropes from a bridge in Houston....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery expects $50 million advanced insurance payment Insurers of a fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery have indicated they would make a $50 million initial advance payment in connection with a June blaze that led to the plant’s closure, court documents showed....
01:00, 09/14/2019

White House to roll out tax cut plan mid-2020: Kudlow The Trump administration plans to unveil a tax cut plan in mid-2020, a top White House adviser said on Friday, saying it would be targeted to giving significant relief to the middle class....
01:00, 09/14/2019

First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactio...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Tropical cyclone bears down on Bahamas, U.N. pledges aid A tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds neared the already devastated Bahamas on Friday, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts as the U.N. secretary-general arrived in the islands in a show of support....
01:00, 09/14/2019

U.S. Justice Gorsuch sees value of immigration through wife's eyes Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch on Friday extolled the value of immigration and said his wife's experience as a naturalized U.S. citizen from Britain has helped give him a greater appreciation of the American system of government....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Apologetic actress Felicity Huffman gets 14-day sentence in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Friday and made a somber apology in federal court for paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Travel agent charged with scamming Delta out of 42 million reward miles A manager at a Chicago travel agency has been charged with "illegally reaping" more than 42 million Delta Air Lines miles worth more than $1.75 million by registering customers as employees on the airline's business rewards program....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic ...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Lamborghin could revolutionize electric supercars Lamborghini's newest supercar, the $2 million Sián hybrid, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made. But it also represents a small step toward what Lamborghini hopes will be the future of electric cars....
00:39, 09/14/2019

IPO market heats up, but investors are shunning unprofitable companies Money losing unicorns are falling out of favor with investors. The dismal performances of Uber, Lyft and Slack after they debuted on Wall Street earlier this year could be a sign that the appetite for unprofitable companies is waning....
00:39, 09/14/2019

Ted Cruz teases future White House bid: 'I hope to run again' Sen. Ted Cruz, a runner-up in the 2016 Republican primary, said he hopes to launch another White House bid in the future, calling his previous campaign "the most fun I've ever had."...
00:39, 09/14/2019

NASCAR shocks gun industry as it appears to block some firearm ads NASCAR rejected advertisements for its souvenir programs from multiple firearms companies earlier this summer as part of what is being seen as a "gradual shift" in its position on guns....
00:39, 09/14/2019

How John Roberts killed the census citizenship question Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote against President Donald Trump's attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, but only after changing his position behind the scenes, sources familiar with the private Supreme Court delib...
00:39, 09/14/2019

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six deaths have been confirmed in six states: Californi...
00:39, 09/14/2019

A GM strike could come as early as Sunday. But a union scandal makes negotiations harder The United Auto Workers union and General Motors are locked in difficult labor negotiations, and a late night Saturday deadline looms for a new contract -- or a strike....
00:39, 09/14/2019

Ohio mom gets 3 years' probation for corpse abuse A young Ohio woman acquitted of killing her newborn but convicted of corpse abuse has been sentenced to three years' probation. (September 13)        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Doc: Vaping illness like 'drowning on dry land' A Boston doctor who has treated victims of the mystery vaping illness describes the frustration and horrors of trying to help patients some who die by "essentially drowning on dry land." (Sept. 13)        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Huffman arrives for admissions scheme sentencing "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman has arrived at Boston's federal court to learn her fate in the college admissions scandal. (Sept. 13)        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

'Fugitive' pig owner must pay $3,000 after pet pig escapes from home The pig's owner, Mcgregor Wallace, purchased Leroy as an emotional support pet. He was cited by Columbia, South Carolina, officials for owning a pig.        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

NJ mayor says he was asked whether he met with terrorists upon return from Turkey Mohamed Khairullah, the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, New Jersey, was questioned at JFK Airport, and his phone was seized and held for 12 days.        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Another tropical storm is developing in the Atlantic. Here's when it could hit Florida The system headed toward Florida, dubbed "Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine," will almost certainly become Tropical Storm Humberto within next 24 hours        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Pence: Trump committed seeing 2020 GOP majority Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat Friday, where he said he and President Donald Trump are committed to seeing a Republican majority return to Congress in 2020. (Sept. 13)   &#...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Police escort son of fallen officer on first day of school These police officers wanted make sure their fallen brother's little boy had the best first day of school ever.        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth demonstrators Friday in a protest and march outside the White House to demand action by the U.S. government on climate change. (Sept. 13)        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Democratic debate focuses on gun control, trade, healthcare Democratic presidential hopefuls tackled a host of topics, including gun control, healthcare and trade, in the third round of primary debate in Houston Thursday night....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Harvard announces review of past donations by Jeffrey Epstein Harvard University announced Thursday that it was reviewing millions of dollars wealthy financier and convicted sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein donated to the institution in the years before his suicide death last month....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Gallup: For 2nd time in 30 years, less than half of Americans view NRA favorably For just the second time in 30 years, the share of Americans who view the National Rifle Association favorably has fallen below 50 percent, a new survey showed Friday....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate change, three days before the UN holds an emergency climate summit....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Appellate court resurrects lawsuit accusing Trump of constitutional offenses A lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of profiting from his private businesses while in office -- and failing to put them into a blind trust -- can proceed, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
22:00, 09/13/2019

U.S. hits North Korea, Uganda in new rounds of sanctions The Trump administration set out two new rounds of sanctions Friday -- one against North Korean hackers for targeting money, infrastructure and global businesses, and one against the government in Uganda....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Farmers react cautiously to China excluding soy, pork from new tariffs Soy and pork prices jumped Friday after China announced it would exclude those commodities from its latest round of tariff escalations, but farmers say it's too soon to celebrate....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal A federal judge in Boston sentenced actor Felicity Huffman to 14 days in prison and community service Friday for paying thousands to get her daughter admitted to college....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Ohio day care worker allowed 5-year-old to be bullied, held her by her ankle, police say Two Ohio day care workers were charged with endangering children after they allowed a 5-year-old to face torment from her classmates, police say.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

AP Top Stories September 13 A Here's the latest for Friday September 13th: Democrats debate in Houston; Trump visits Baltimore; Sunken scuba boat raised off California; Fugitive couple arrested in Arizona        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Woman took the homeless to dinner at Taco Bell. They got tossed out instead Employees tossed them out of Taco Bell even though a good Samaritan was buying a group of homeless people dinner.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Harvard says Epstein's $9M donations came before his 2008 guilty plea on sex charges Almost all of the $9 million that disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein gave to Harvard was donated before his 2008 guilty plea on sex charges        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Behold the world's most adorable deer The southern pudu is the world’s tiniest deer, which means its babies are extra small and adorable.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Bianca Del Rio for president? Drag queen Bianca Del Rio says her latest show, 'It's Jester Joke,' is an anecdote to 'Brexit and Donald Trump and Theresa May dancing,' as she continues her run of dates in the U.K. (Sept. 13)      ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Paris hit with massive public transport strike The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport in more than a decade disrupted tourists' plans Friday and forced commuters to work from home or find alternative ways to reach the office. (Sept. 13)        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Gay married couple say State Department denied child's citizenship claim, said she was born 'out of wedlock' The State Department denied Roee and Adiel Kiviti's daughter's claim to citizenship because she was born via a surrogate in Canada, a lawsuit says.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Veteran dies covered in ant bites in a VA nursing home Sen. Johnny Isakson said he was "horrified" after Joel Marrable, a Vietnam War veteran, was covered in ant bites and died days later.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

'If you did your job, we'd be in school': Greta Thunberg joins White House climate protest After appearing on 'The Daily Show' this week, teen activist Greta Thunberg protests political inaction on climate change at the White House        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Pick up a joint instead, doc says: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Pompeo: US-Brazil have entered a new important era Secretary of State Pompeo met with his visiting Brazilian counterpart Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo at the State Department Friday. The two made statements to the press confirming the strategic partnerships between the two nations. (Sept. 13) ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Taco Bell tosses out woman buying food for homeless A Taco Bell is under fire for allegedly kicking out a woman who wanted to buy food for a group of homeless people.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

US in danger of losing measles-free status, a 'mortifying' effect of anti-vaxx movement If a measles outbreak continues in New York, he U.S. could lose its measles elimination status in part thanks to the anti-vaccination movement        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Mother accused of killing newborn sentenced to time served, gets to go home Brooke Skylar Richardson was sentenced to seven days after being convicted of gross abuse of a corpse. She had already served seven days in jail.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

O'Rourke in Twitter 'threat' row with Texas rep. A Texas state representative was criticized for tweeting he had an assault weapon ready for Democratic president candidate Beto O'Rourke. (Sept. 13)        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Houston police officer near Democrat debate shot, priest assaulted in violent crime spree A Houston police officer is in serious condition and one suspect is dead after a violent crime spree came to an end in a shootout just a mile away from the Democratic presidential debate Thursday night....
17:39, 09/13/2019

‘Tent courts’ set up at border towns to ease strain on immigration cases The Trump administration has quietly started implementing its latest measure aimed at easing the strain of immigration courts tasked with a growing backlog of asylum cases at the southern border....
17:39, 09/13/2019

Men arrested breaking into Iowa courthouse claim they were hired to test alarm system Iowa court officials have denied authorizing an overnight courthouse burglary after the arrest of two cybersecurity experts who said they were hired to break into the building....
17:39, 09/13/2019

Lauren Brunner, one of last survivors of USS Arizona, dies at 98 Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was 98....
17:39, 09/13/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-cop cellmate claims: 'I never touched the man' Jeffrey Epstein’s former cellmate has sent a hand-written letter from behind bars saying that he never touched the accused sex trafficker of young girls....
17:39, 09/13/2019

FBI investigates payroll company accused of stiffing $35M from small businesses The FBI and the New York State Department of Labor confirmed this week they are investigating allegations that a widely-used payroll company diverted nearly $35 million in employee pay to its own bank account before abruptly closing up shop, leaving ...
17:39, 09/13/2019

Trump trade-war aid sows frustration in farm country The U.S. government is paying Texas cotton farmer J. Walt Hagood $145 an acre for losses related to U.S. President Donald Trump's trade policies. But Minnesota soybean farmer Betsy Jensen will get just $35 an acre....
17:13, 09/13/2019

Houston oil artery reopens after police remove final Greenpeace protesters The Houston Ship Channel on Friday reopened for vessel traffic, the U.S. Coast Guard said, after the last of 11 protesters who had disrupted traffic by dangling on ropes above the key energy-export waterway was removed by police earlier in the mornin...
17:13, 09/13/2019

Georgia man fights for gay rights in Supreme Court 'Hotlanta' case Months after joining the gay-friendly Hotlanta Softball League, Gerald Bostock was out of a job in a Georgia county government office and was convinced he had become the victim of workplace discrimination based on his sexual orientation....
17:13, 09/13/2019

Tropical storm nears northern Bahamas, complicating Dorian relief The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake of the worst hurricane to ever hit the island nation and efforts to bring relief to survivo...
17:13, 09/13/2019

Harvard says it accepted gifts from Epstein before 2008 sex-crime conviction Harvard University expressed remorse on Friday for accepting millions of dollars in gifts from Jeffrey Epstein in the years before his 2008 sex crimes conviction and said it regretted its association with the disgraced financier....
17:13, 09/13/2019

Current, past UAW leaders implicated in spreading corruption probe United Auto Workers (UAW) President Gary Jones and his predecessor are unnamed officials listed in a federal criminal complaint this week that detailed alleged corruption involving massive misuse of members' dues by the labor union's leaders, a sourc...
17:13, 09/13/2019

Democratic front-runners divided over healthcare The leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination have clashed in their first appearance together in the race to take on Donald Trump next year....
15:39, 09/13/2019

Ex-cheerleader accused of killing newborn found not guilty on most serious charges Skylar Richardson was found not guilty of aggravated murder and involuntary manslaughter. She was accused of deliberately killing her and burying her baby.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

AP Top Stories 12 P Here's the latest for Thursday, September 12th: House approves guidelines to impeach President Trump; Activists protest fossil fuels ahead of Democratic Presidential debate; Historic flooding in Spain; Hillary Clinton stops by exhibit dedicated ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

WWII veteran celebrates 110th birthday WWII veteran Lawrence Brooks celebrates his 110th birthday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. (Sept. 12)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Woman accused of stealing $18,000 meant for burial of boy who died in a hot car The family paid Caroline Rich of Evansville, Indiana, more then $19,000, which they believed would go toward burial costs, according to an affidavit.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Donald Trump weighs in as Dem hopefuls prepare to debate President Donald Trump is weighing in on the Democratic primary field hours before his would-be opponents face off on the debate stage in Houston. (Sept. 12)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

In Ohio, cost of opioid crisis isn't just fiscal Public officials in Ohio say no amount of money will restore the cities that have been upended by the opioid crisis. Local police and fire chiefs say it's taken an immeasurable toll on the wellbeing of first responders on the front lines. (Sept....
13:52, 09/13/2019

Dive boat where 34 died raised from sea off Calif. A salvage crew has raised the scuba diving boat that sank after a fire that killed 34 people off Southern California last week. (Sept. 12)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Texas capital of Austin approves first-in-the-nation funding for abortion transportation, lodging, child care Austin, Texas, has become the first city in the nation to approve funding for abortion access services such as transportation, advocates said.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Dutch nationals seeking Area 51 charged with trespassing at national security site Deputies responded to report about foreign nationals trespassing on the Nevada National Security Site, a government testing range north of Las Vegas.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Today in History for September 13th Highlights of this day in history: Israel and the Palestinians sign a major accord; President George W. Bush takes responsibility for the federal response to Hurricane Katrina; Attica prison uprising ends; Rapper Tupac Shakur dies. (Sept. 13) ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Leguizamo reflects on his 1999 Emmy win and his 2019 nomination Actor John Leguizamo reflects on his first Emmy win in 1999, and his latest nomination 20 years later. (Sept. 12)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Fugitive couple wanted in murder arrested in remote area of Arizona Blane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan, 59, were arrested Wednesday night without incident, authorities said. They had been on the run since August.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Democrats impress debate watchers in Atlanta People packed in Manuel’s Tavern in Atlanta to watch the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate debate, the third of the 2020 election cycle. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Pope’s Thailand visit will also be a family reunion The first papal visit to Thailand in 35 years is a particularly special occasion for the Pope's second cousin, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Chinese families pay the price as pork costs soar Chinese families are rethinking menu options as pork prices soar after herds were decimated by African swine fever and pig farms closed for environmental reasons. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Debate Analysis: Trio of Democrats lead field Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate in Houston, Texas made clear that there are three main candidates leading the field, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, according to AP Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace. (Sept. 13) ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Candidates speak after Houston Democratic debate Some of the Democratic presidential candidates involved in Thursday night's debate in Houston spoke to reporters afterwards and made the cases for their candidacies. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Rihanna: people don't deserve to be left out Speaking ahead of her annual charity Diamond Ball in New York, Rihanna said her desire to help people was with her from a young age. Stars including Pharrell Williams, Meek Mill and A$AP Rocky turned out in support of the event. (Sept. 13)  ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Cardi B supports Shaun King Cardi B throws her support behind social activist Shaun King, as she arrives to see him honored – amid fundraising row - at Rihanna’s star studded Diamond Ball. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Candidates talk guns, corruption and Trump Some of the Democratic Presidential candidates discussed topics including gun violence, corruption and President Donald Trump after Thursday night's debate. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Rochester diocese, facing flood of sex-abuse claims, files for bankruptcy protection The Rochester diocese filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, less than a month after a new law led to a flood of sex-abuse claims.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

A full harvest moon is coming Friday the 13th. Here's why it'll look smaller than normal A stunning harvest moon will rise in the eastern sky on Friday the 13th. It's also a micromoon, too, which means it's an unusually small full moon        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Cold case solved 22 years later after Google Earth satellite image shows missing man's car After the vehicle was discovered, a local resident used a personal drone to confirm its location before calling authorities.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses is down from last week. Don't exhale yet. Here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate The Democratic presidential contenders head back to the campaign trail on Friday after a debate that reinforced former Vice President Joe Biden's front-runner status and left his rivals searching for a formula to knock him out of the top spot....
12:52, 09/13/2019

Exclusive: While battling opioid crisis, U.S. government weighed using fentanyl for executions The U.S. Department of Justice examined using fentanyl in lethal injections as it prepared last year to resume executing condemned prisoners, a then untested use of the powerful, addictive opioid that has helped fuel a national crisis of overdose dea...
12:52, 09/13/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman heads to court for U.S. college scandal sentencing Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent to be sentenced in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal, faces prison time on Friday for admittedly paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
12:52, 09/13/2019

New Jersey train engineer in 2016 Hoboken deadly crash wins job back The New Jersey Transit engineer was operating a commuter train that crashed in Hoboken Terminal in 2016, killing one woman on the platform and injuring 108 others....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Feral hogs headed for US from Canada; wildlife officials warn of widespread damage An underreported threat along America's northern border has U.S. officials and local residents warning of widespread damage due to the reckless invaders: Feral hogs from Canada....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Maryland hotel room fight actually just loud sex, woman says before allegedly getting in fight with guard The sounds of two women engaged in what those nearby believed to be a fight inside a Maryland hotel room Monday reportedly led to a surprising sexual confession, a visit from police and gunfire....
11:39, 09/13/2019

California dive boat crew did not have required watchkeeper when fire broke out, report finds All six crew members on a scuba diving boat were asleep when it caught fire off the coast of California last week, killing 34 people, federal investigators announced Thursday....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Founder of 3D gun company gets seven years' probation for sex with minor The Texas man behind a company that sells plans for making 3D-printed guns was sentenced Thursday to seven years probation for having sex with an underage girl....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Body wrapped in carpet found outside New York City Starbucks, police say The New York City Police Department is investigating after a man's body was found rolled up in a carpet on a Manhattan sidewalk with his feet sticking out....
11:39, 09/13/2019

California man, 91, linked to stepdaughter's death by Fitbit device dies A 91-year-old California murder defendant who was arrested last year after his stepdaughter's Fitbit allegedly provided clues in her death, died in a hospital Tuesday....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Suspect in shooting at Texas Walmart indicted on capital murder charge A Texas man accused of gunning down more than 20 people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder, prosecutors announced....
11:39, 09/13/2019

University of Tennessee gives scholarship to bullied student who designed homemade school shirt The Florida fourth-grader who was bullied for his original T-shirt design showing off University of Tennessee spirit has been offered a full scholarship there, the university said Thursday....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Michigan cop who had KKK memorabilia in home is fired A Michigan police officer who was put on leave after a potential homebuyer found Ku Klux Klan memorabilia inside the officer's house was fired Thursday following an investigation....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Senegalese man admits using dead American's ID for more than 30 years A Senegalese national living in Southern California pleaded guilty Thursday to impersonating a dead American citizen for 31 years to net thousands of dollars in federal, state and local government benefits, according to federal prosecutors....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Maryland authorities arrest three more suspects in deadly stabbing tied to MS-13 Authorities in Baltimore County, Md. said Thursday that three more people have been arrested in connection with a fatal July stabbing linked to the MS-13 street gang....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Harvard says it received $8.9M in donations from Jeffrey Epstein Harvard University received nearly $9 million in donations from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein over a nine-year period, the Ivy League university’s president disclosed in an email Thursday night. ...
11:39, 09/13/2019

Teen charged in crash that killed Tennessee officer had marijuana in her system: reports A Tennessee teenager charged in the death of a Nashville police officer after she crashed into his patrol vehicle allegedly had traces of marijuana in her system at the time, according to local reports....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Billionaire Carl Icahn moving business from NY to Florida for lower taxes: report Carl Icahn, the legendary investor, has told employees that he is moving his company from New York to Miami and a report said his decision to move is based on the Big Apple’s higher taxes....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Shootout mile from Democratic debate; suspect dead, officer seriously wounded A Houston police officer was seriously wounded after being shot multiple times by one of four suspects who allegedly stole a car at gunpoint and later beat up a priest....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Justice Department to declassify name of suspect accused of aiding 9/11 hijackers The Justice Department will declassify the name of an individual accused of assisting two hijackers involved in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to a court filing released Thursday....
11:13, 09/13/2019

Third Democratic debate highlights gun control after shootings in Texas, Ohio Democratic presidential hopefuls tackled a host of topics including gun control in the third round of debates the month after a series of shootings in Texas and Ohio....
11:13, 09/13/2019

U.S. aquariums try to save Florida corals as disease spreads Aquariums around the United States are helping to preserve coral species from the Florida Reef, saving them from a deadly disease that is killing major portions of the undersea ecosystem....
11:13, 09/13/2019

Some Democrats snipe, others unite in third presidential debate Some of the 10 Democratic presidential candidates meeting in their third debate on Thursday took shots at front-runner Joe Biden, while others called for unity during a night dominated by questions around race, guns and healthcare....
09:39, 09/13/2019

Democrats in presidential debate hint at no swift end to China tariffs Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump's trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for "corrupt" practi...
09:39, 09/13/2019

New storm hits hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, could become tropical storm A new storm brought rain and wind to the hurricane ravaged Bahamas early Friday, with the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) warning it could turn into a tropical storm....
09:39, 09/13/2019

Where to put your money now The trade war is far from over. Many multinational companies are expected to report weak third quarter earnings. And President Trump continues to feud with the Federal Reserve about interest rates....
08:00, 09/13/2019

What getting rid of tobacco taught CVS This month marks the five-year anniversary of our removal of tobacco from all our stores, and it remains a source of great pride for CVS Health. Without question, going tobacco-free was a bold, purpose-led action that significantly impacted our botto...
08:00, 09/13/2019

Secretary Pompeo could also be national security adviser Just one day after President Donald Trump dismissed national security adviser John Bolton, administration officials are discussing the possibility of replacing Bolton with his chief rival, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Under this scenario, the coun...
08:00, 09/13/2019

Trump administration gave OK to import lion trophy A lion trophy from Tanzania has been approved for import to the US, the first such case since lions began receiving protections in January 2016 as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, a conservation group says....
08:00, 09/13/2019

Analysis: How Biden and Warren both think they can win tonight's debate There will be 10 Democratic presidential candidates onstage Thursday night in Houston, Texas. But all eyes will be -- and should be -- on only two: Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren....
08:00, 09/13/2019

47,000 grocery workers in California avert a strike with new contracts Around 47,000 union workers at Albertsons, Ralphs and other grocery chains in southern California reached an agreement with the companies Thursday on new contracts that they say improve wages and benefits....
08:00, 09/13/2019

CNN analyst's baby gets liver transplant A CNN commentator's 8-month-old baby is on the road to recovery after receiving a liver transplant less than two weeks ago at Duke University Hospital....
08:00, 09/13/2019

California lawmakers ban facial-recognition software from police body cams California lawmakers on Thursday temporarily banned state and local law enforcement from using facial-recognition software in body cameras, as the most populous US state takes action against the technology....
08:00, 09/13/2019

She was found dead at a beach in 1972. DNA helped police identify a suspect An 11-year-old girl went on a bike ride on Thanksgiving Day in 1972. The next day her body was found dumped on a rocky beach near the Pacific Ocean in Southern California. She'd been raped and strangled....
08:00, 09/13/2019

High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping As the numbers of middle and high school students who vape continue to rise -- the US Food and Drug Adminstration says more than 20% of highschoolers use e-cigarettes -- school districts around the country are starting to fight back....
08:00, 09/13/2019

California redwood forest latest alternative burial site For 70-year-old Kathee Pfalmer, who grew up in the shadow of Northern California's towering redwood forests, nothing seemed more appropriate than eventually spending an eternity among them....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Trump meets with senators from key farm states, touts biofuel deal progress U.S. President Donald Trump said the administration has made progress on a biofuel reform package after he met with U.S. senators from key farm states on Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to boost ethanol demand and help hard-hit corn farmers....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Charred wreckage of California dive boat raised from ocean floor A dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, was raised from the ocean floor on Thursday as federal safety officials said the crew had no night watchman on duty, as required, when the flames erupted....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port ahead of U.S. presidential debate Police on Thursday arrested Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
07:39, 09/13/2019

California legislature bars facial recognition for police body cameras California's legislature on Thursday passed a three-year ban on state and local law enforcement from using body cameras with facial recognition software, the latest curb on technology that some say poses a threat to civil liberties....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas; 1,300 still missing A tropical cyclone was forecast to move across the northwestern Bahamas in the coming days, potentially bringing more rain and wind to islands already devastated by Hurricane Dorian, the U.S. National Hurricane Center warned on Thursday....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections to boost industry The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams, but that farmers, miners and manufacturers decried as overreach....
07:39, 09/13/2019

American Airlines mechanic stripped of FAA certificate ordered held in sabotage case An American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft in July during a dispute between the airline and its mechanics union involving stalled contract negotiations will remain behind bars until at least Sept. 20, according to a cou...
07:39, 09/13/2019

Justice Department nears prosecution of ex-FBI official McCabe: sources The U.S. Justice Department moved closer to a politically sensitive prosecution of former top FBI official Andrew McCabe on Thursday by rejecting a request from his legal team to drop the case, according to two sources familiar with the investigation...
07:39, 09/13/2019

Protesters greet Trump in Baltimore after his tweets blasting city Dozens of protesters gathered in downtown Baltimore on Thursday as President Donald Trump made his first visit to the city since he blasted it as "disgusting" and "rodent-infested" in hotly debated tweets in July....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Alaska seal die-off spurs government investigation U.S. government biologists are investigating the deaths of nearly 300 Arctic ice seals found on Alaska beaches since last summer, federal officials said on Thursday....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Healthcare, gun control and party unity take center stage Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders – the leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination – wasted no time in Thursday's debate sparring over how to best expand healthcare c...
07:39, 09/13/2019

Biden attacks Warren, Sanders over cost of healthcare plans in Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be honest about the cost of their plans....
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Inside the Military’s Five-Star Layovers at a Trump Resort There is little evidence that stays by military personnel at President Trump’s resort in Scotland are part of a scheme to enrich him. But they have raised ethical and political questions....
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With Trade Talks Looming, U.S. and China Move to Relax Tensions President Trump announced that China would resume purchases of American farm goods after a day of cooling tensions, raising hopes of averting the next round of tariff increases....
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New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why. The City Council fears that if a federal lawsuit challenging the ban were to reach the Supreme Court, the panel could issue a ruling that protected the practice....
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6 Takeaways From the September Democratic Debate Joe Biden hugged Barack Obama tightly as the former vice president came under attack from Bernie Sanders and Julián Castro. Elizabeth Warren went unscathed, while Kamala Harris stuck to a script....
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Chicago Public Schools Ordered to Toughen Sexual Misconduct Policies An official said the order followed “the most comprehensive investigation” the department’s office for civil rights “has ever undertaken of sexual violence in a major urban public school system.”...
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House Foreign Affairs Panel Subpoenas Top Afghanistan Negotiator The subpoena compels Zalmay Khalilzad, the special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, to publicly brief lawmakers at a hearing on the administration’s plan for Afghanistan....
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Ben Carson Is Cleared of Misconduct Over Order of $31,000 Dining Set Investigators placed blame not on the HUD secretary, but on department officials who “were aware of the law” and “either failed to consider or didn’t understand” that it applied to the purchase....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Andrew Yang Said He Would Give 10 People $1,000 Each Month. Is That Legal? During the Democratic debate in Houston, Mr. Yang announced that he would use campaign funds to distribute 10 “freedom dividends.” The move raises questions about possible campaign finance violations....
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Attacks on Biden in Debate Highlight Divide Over the Obama Legacy The Democratic front-runner repeatedly invoked President Barack Obama’s name, while some of his rivals said the party needed to move well beyond the policies of the last Democratic president....
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Castro Questions Biden’s Memory at Debate: ‘Are You Forgetting What You Said Two Minutes Ago?’ Julián Castro accused the former vice president of contradicting himself on whether people would need to opt into his Medicare plan, though it did not appear he had....
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Biden Was Asked About Segregation. His Answer Included a Record Player. The former vice president’s solution for inequality in schools touched on giving teachers a raise and playing a record player at night so children could hear more words....
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As Democrats Debate, Trump Offers Alternative: A Rambling Speech President Trump’s speech at an event in Baltimore hit his usual lines as he careened between prepared remarks, ad-libbed attacks and boasts about his record....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Fugitive Couple Wanted on Murder Charges Are Captured in Arizona After Hiding for 16 Days Blane and Susan Barksdale escaped on Aug. 26 after overpowering two private security guards who were transporting them back to Tucson, Ariz., the authorities said....
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The Trump Administration’s Latest Experiment on the Border: Tent Courts Makeshift immigration courts are opening in tents along the southwestern border, part of the administration’s plan to control the surge of migrant families....
07:39, 09/13/2019

An exclusive bitcoin ETF-like product just hit the market—here's how it works A bitcoin-based fund from VanEck and SolidX is now available to "qualified" investors, and it could be a first step toward the long-awaited prospect of fully tradeable cryptocurrency ETFs, experts say....
03:39, 09/13/2019

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe loses effort to avoid potential criminal charges Lawyers for McCabe, who has not yet been charged in the case, met last month with a top Justice official in what were believed to be talks seeking to dissuade officials from filing criminal charges....
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Cadillac debuts new models of CT4 sedan via Instagram Cadillac on Thursday used Instagram to unveil new models of the 2020 CT4, a subcompact sedan the brand hopes will assist in attracting a younger, sportier demographic....
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UAW leader charged with embezzling union funds amid contract talks with Detroit automakers The charges come as the union negotiates new contracts with the Detroit automakers and two weeks after federal officials raided the leader's home and office....
03:39, 09/13/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, unshaken by cancer scare, says she looks forward 'to the challenges ahead' The top court has agreed to review high-profile cases concerning the Second Amendment and LGBT workers' rights in its term beginning in October....
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Report: Supreme Court ruling caused mass polling place closures across Southern USA Voting rights advocates argue that the 2013 court decision made it easier for elections officials to disenfranchise black and minority voters.        ...
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Tropical Storm Humberto likely to form by this weekend near Bahamas, could head toward Florida Some models show the system that could become Tropical Storm Humberto intensifying into a hurricane off the Southeast coast by early next week.        ...
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AP Top Stories September 12 A Here's the latest for Wednesday September 12th: US Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump immigration policy; China condemned for detaining Taiwanese man; UK PM Johnson denies lying to the Queen; Planet with water found outside our solar syst...
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Pelosi: 'Impeachment is a very divisive measure' At a news conference after House Judiciary Committee approved guidelines for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, Pelosi was on the defensive. (Sept. 12)        ...
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'Inexcusable failure': Chicago schools mishandled sex abuse claims, federal probe finds An investigation by the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights found that Chicago Public Schools mishandled sex abuse claims.        ...
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Grand jury indicts El Paso Walmart shooting suspect on capital murder charge The man suspected in last month's mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso was formally indicted on a capital murder charge.        ...
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'Clearly a game.' Opioid lawsuit settlements appear aimed at giving tax breaks to drug firms, experts say Politicians tout settlements with pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic. But those payments may be used to reduce the companies' taxes.        ...
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Woman in coma after using face cream tainted with mercury, officials say The California woman, 47, bought the anti-aging cream from a third party that imported it from Mexico, health officials say.        ...
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Indicted congressman Christopher Collins confident he'll be exonerated Rep. Christopher Collins of New York expressed confidence he'll be exonerated on charges he leaked information about a biopharmaceutical company as friends and family dodged $800,000 in stock losses. (Sept. 12)       &#...
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Prozac maker paid millions to secure favorable verdict in mass shooting lawsuit, victims say Twenty-five years after a jury absolved Prozac of blame for Joseph Wesbecker's shooting rampage, a newspaper reports the drugmaker agreed to pay victims $20 million before the verdict        ...
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EPA to drop Obama-era water protection rule The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights. (Sept. ...
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Walmart expands grocery delivery to 200 cities nationwide Walmart announced Thursday it will expand its unlimited grocery delivery to 1,400 stores nationwide this fall, after testing the concept in four markets this year....
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Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an ingredient in illicit vapes linked to an outbreak of lung disease....
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Greenpeace activists dangle from Houston bridge to protest fossil fuels Nearly two dozen activists with Greenpeace dangled themselves from a bridge in Houston Thursday -- disrupting both vehicle and boat traffic -- ahead of the third Democratic presidential debate....
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President Donald Trump creates task force to detect, prevent global 'atrocities' President Donald Trump established a task force Thursday to prevent atrocities in the United States and around the world, accompanied by a report that lays out framework to stop human rights violations before they start....
21:26, 09/12/2019

'You have been found!': Message in a bottle leads rescuers to California hikers stranded on 40-foot waterfall A California family of three was rescued from the top of a waterfall after sending a message in a bottle downstream.        ...
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'Insane, stabbing, burning pain': Ground zero workers still battling 9/11 health problems The headaches forced Joe McKay, now 52, to retire early from the New York City Fire Department. The New Jeresey resident fills the void with advocacy.        ...
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Charges in California boat fire may hinge on 1838 law. Here's why An arcane statute from 1838 may be applied in determining criminal liability in the case of the Southern California boat fire. Here's what you need to know about the law.        ...
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Last body found in fatal Calif. boat fire Authorities say divers off the Southern California coast have found the body of the last missing victim in a fatal boat fire that killed 34 people. An investigation continues into the cause of the deadly blaze. (Sept. 11)     ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Tent courts set up in Texas for immigration hearings closed to media The first complex in Laredo began hearing cases immediately, and another complex in Brownsville is expected to be operational Thursday.        ...
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Air Force sister starts homecoming with a prank This adoring little brother literally tripped over his feet, he was so excited that his Air Force big sister was finally home.        ...
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Deadly year for transgender people in United States The death of a transgender person in North Carolina is one of 18 so far this year, and 17 of the victims are black women. (Sept. 12)        ...
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Farmers, others worry about tainted sewage sludge Experts are raising concerns that sewage sludge used as fertilizer around the U.S. could contaminate crops with potentially harmful chemicals (Sept. 12)        ...
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Terri Lynn Hollis, 11, was murdered on Thanksgiving Day 1972. California investigators didn't give up on her case Investigators solved the killing of an 11-year-old girl in Southern California 47 years after her kidnapping through DNA evidence, authorities said.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Fugitive couple wanted in Arizona murder arrested after weeks-long manhunt Blane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan, 59, were arrested Wednesday night without incident, authorities said. They had been on the run since August.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Florida teen tried to kill parents in murder-for-hire plot with money stolen from them, police say A 17-year-old from Florida stole $1,400 from her parents to buy drugs and hire someone to kill them, according to an arrest affidavit.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

AP-NORC: Trump gets low grades on global warming A new AP-NORC Center poll finds Americans are most unhappy with Donald Trump on his handling of climate change. (Sept. 12)        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

ShowBiz Minute: JK Rowling, The Situation, NYFW Author JK Rowling makes huge gift for MS research; Prison release imminent for reality star 'The Situation," Closing NYFW, designer Marc Jacobs hired the Hadid sisters and Kaia Gerber to walk in his unusually staged show. (Sept. 12)   ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Airman welcomed home by family and FDNY Air National Guard member James Friedlander surprised his 2-year-old daughter, Vivian, after returning from a 6-month deployment in Qatar. But he wasn't the only one with a surprise up his sleeve that day.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Today in History for September 12th Highlights of this day in history: America faces the aftermath of the Sept. 11th attacks; Nazis rescue Italy's Mussolini; JFK confronts critics of his religion; Student leader Steven Biko killed in South Africa; Singer Johnny Cash dies. (Sept....
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