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Conjoined twins separated at Houston hospital…

Twin girls born in 2016 conjoined at the chest and abdomen have been discharged from a Houston hospital more than three months after separation surgery

The Latest: Waffle House suspect accused of…

A police report says that a man suspected of killing four people at a Waffle House in Nashville had come to the attention of police in eastern Tennessee in February after a woman said he charged at her in her motel room.

Pruitt: I was not aware of raise amounts

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before the House Energy and Commerce committee for a hearing on the agency's budget.

Up For Debate: Raise The Federal Gas Tax To Fund…

Newsy partners with Intelligence Squared U.S. to restore critical thinking. In this debate: Should the federal gas tax be used to fund infrastructure?

Explosion rocks Wisconsin refinery, at least 5…

Several people have been injured in an explosion at a refinery in Wisconsin

Sheriff to suspect in deputy killing: 'Turn…

A Maine county sheriff on Thursday urged a man sought in the killing of a deputy to turn himself in and told a community to stay vigilant during a manhunt in what's believed to be the first killing of a law enforcement officer in Maine in nearly 30 years

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Police: Cheerleading instructor used spy camera…

Police in Maryland say they've arrested a cheerleading instructor for putting a camera in a bathroom and secretly taking pictures of children and adults

The Rise and Fall of Jai Alai

For much of the 20th century, jai alai dominated the Miami sports scene, attracting crowds as large as 15,000. Today, the sport is barely hanging on in America. So what happened? Here's the story.

Richard Spencer's Lawsuit Against The University…

The leader of the so-called "alt right" has dropped his lawsuit.

US judge allows suit over Berkeley speakers to move forward

A US judge is allowing a free speech lawsuit against officials at the University of California, Berkeley to move forward, although she says there is no evidence the school discriminated against speakers with conservative views.

Man accused of killing mother with guitar ruled…

A judge says an Iowa man is competent to stand trial on allegations that he used an electric guitar to beat his mother to death

A Subway Near You May Be Closing Soon

Sandwich lovers may soon have to drive a few more miles more for their footlongs. Bloomberg reports that Subway Restaurants will be shuttering 500 or so of its US stores, leaving about 25,400 open. (No specifics yet on which locations are closing.) This latest round of closures follows...

The Family Making Sure Your Bread Stays Fresh

Tucked away in the town of Yakima, Washington is a factory producing an unassuming, yet wildly prolific global product, one that you’ve used your entire life—bread tags.

Local News Is Shrinking — What Happens When The…

Local news layoffs mean less journalists reporting on police, city halls and statehouses.

Bill Cosby lashes out at prosecutor in expletive-laden tirade in courtroom after conviction in sexual assault retrial

Bill Cosby lashes out at prosecutor in expletive-laden tirade in courtroom after conviction in sexual assault retrial

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'Oh! Susanna' songwriter's statue removed amid…

A 118-year-old statue of the "Oh! Susanna" songwriter has been removed from a Pittsburgh park after criticism that the work is demeaning because it includes a black man sitting at his feet, plucking a banjo.

Crews resume search for 5-year-old lost in…

Police in Maine say they've resumed the search for a 5-year-old boy lost in the frigid Androscoggin River, as locals bring flowers to the site where the boy and his brother fell into the river

Source: VA pick got drunk during overseas trip

During an overseas trip in 2015, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, was intoxicated and banged on the hotel room door of a female employee, according to four sources familiar with the allegation

Former President George H. W. Bush Out Of ICU

Former President George H. W. Bush has been moved out of the ICU at a Houston hospital, according to a family spokesperson.

Detroit man charged in livestreamed slaying of friend

A Detroit man is charged in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old friend that was livestreamed on Instagram

Mental fitness hearing set for man who fled…

A court hearing is scheduled on whether a man is mentally fit to proceed with trial for escaping from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and flying to California

Shooting at apartment complex in Illinois leaves…

Police say two people are dead following a shooting at an apartment complex in central Illinois

Barack Obama makes Melania Trump smile

Twitter erupts after former President Barack Obama makes Melania Trump smile. CNN's Jeanne Moos says it is not what it's cracked up to be.

Seeking A Delay, Cohen Says He'll Plead The Fifth…

President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen says if the Stormy Daniels case moves forward right now, he won't answer questions in court.

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Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting a woman in first big celebrity trial of #MeToo era

Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting a woman in first big celebrity trial of #MeToo era

Arkansas replaces Ten Commandments monument at…

Arkansas once again has a Ten Commandments monument on its state Capitol grounds less than one year after a man crashed his car into the original display

Man charged in Oklahoma killings says he'll talk…

A man charged in the 1999 deaths of an Oklahoma couple, their 16-year-old daughter and her friend says he's willing to speak with the victims' families