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Airline faces wrath of leggings wearers in…

A social media war has broken out after two girls on United Airlines free family program passes were denied boarding because their leggings were deemed inappropriate

Racist sword killer says he'd mulled racial attack for years

A white man accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old stranger on a Manhattan street because he was black says he'd intended it as "a practice run" in a mission to deter interracial relationships

Gunman On The Loose After Nightclub Shooting…

Cincinnati police say there's no indication the shooting at Cameo nightclub was an act of terrorism.

Officials: Gunman dead after opening fire in Tennessee salon

Authorities say a man accused of taking hostages and opening fire in a crowded Tennessee beauty salon is dead after exchanging gunfire with law enforcement

Screams, popping glass alerted residents to…

Dazed Oakland residents who escaped an early morning fire that killed one person report being wakened by neighbors' screams and the popping of windows grown too hot from the heat

Police: No active search for suspects in…

As Cincinnati police delved further into their investigation of a nightclub shooting melee that left one person dead and 16 injured, city officials are urging more witnesses to come forward

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The Keystone XL Pipeline Still Faces At Least One…

The Trump administration might have signed off on the Keystone XL project, but Nebraska still hasn't approved it.

Man killed in shootout after fleeing officers in Mississippi

A man was shot to death after fleeing during a traffic stop and leading officers on a high-speed chase that ended in gunfire in eastern Mississippi

Nuclear ban talks begin at UN, but US, Russia…

U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons began Monday, but the United States, Russia, China and other nuclear-armed nations are sitting out a discussion they see as impractical

Historian, journalist and activist Roger Wilkins…

Roger Wilkins, a historian, journalist and activist who held a key civil rights post in President Lyndon Johnson's administration, has died

Court filing: Convicted former Christie allies lied at trial

Federal prosecutors say two convicted former allies of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lied during their corruption trial

The Latest: Police have video from Vegas Strip…

Police are reviewing security video from inside a double-decker bus where they say a passenger shot two people "for no apparent reason" during the weekend at a stop on the Las Vegas Strip

Michigan police: Office, home of state Sen…

Michigan State Police say the office and home of state Sen. Bert Johnson are being searched in a joint investigation with the FBI

Board recommends rejecting clemency for 2 Arkansas inmates

The Arkansas Parole Board has recommended the governor reject long-shot bids for clemency by two inmates on death row

Mom of unarmed teen killed by cop in 2012 demands…

The mother of an unarmed black teenager shot to death by a white police officer says she's frustrated the officer resigned instead of being fired

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Family sues town to demolish house after creepy…

A New Jersey family that wants to demolish their home after they claim they were stalked by an anonymous creepy-letter writer known as "The Watcher" has filed a lawsuit against their town

The Latest: Board recommends rejecting clemency for inmates

The Arkansas Parole Board has recommended the governor reject long-shot bids for clemency by two inmates on death row

Oklahoma police officer dies after traffic-stop…

Authorities say a 22-year-old police officer has died after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma

On Muslims' agenda: Fight anti-Sharia proposals…

Supporters of state proposals to prevent Islamic code from being used in American courts argue they aren't overtly anti-Muslim

Pulse lawsuit against employer, wife moved to state court

A lawsuit brought by victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre against the gunman's employer and wife is being withdrawn from federal court and filed in state court in South Florida

Mississippi governor approves outlawing of…

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is signing a law banning sanctuary cities and other policies that might help people who have entered the country illegally

Will report on Ala. gov sex scandal revive…

The Alabama Ethics Commission will soon issue its report into allegations that Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley used state resources to pursue an affair

Woman who tried to jump White House fence back in court

A woman who got tangled up by her shoelaces while trying to jump the White House fence last week faces a federal charge after a similar stunt

Kansas man donates 32 gallons of blood over 64…

An 87-year-old Kansas man who has donated 32 gallons of blood over more than six decades credits his father for his award-winning generosity

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National Park Service: DC's cherry trees reached…

The National Park Service says Washington's famous cherry trees reached peak bloom over the weekend

The Latest: Governor offers prayers after officer's killing

Gov. Mary Fallin is offering her condolences to the family of a 22-year-old police officer who died after a shootout during a traffic stop in her hometown of Tecumseh

Severe storms in forecast for US much of this week

The springtime severe weather season is ramping up with damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes in the forecast nearly every day this week