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A fertility doctor's secret, a special kinship…

A new chapter is unfolding in the bizarre story of a retired Indiana fertility doctor who was a sperm donor to unwitting patients

'Precursor to 9/11': Trade center bomb echoes…

It was a terror attack that foreshadowed Sept. 11: the deadly World Trade Center bombing that happened 25 years ago Monday

Michelle Obama's Memoir 'Becoming' Will Be…

The book chronicles her life from childhood to being first lady.

5 dead after tornado, flooding from central US…

5 dead as severe weather spawns suspected tornadoes, triggers widespread flooding

The Latest: Students, teachers return to Florida…

Thousands of students and their parents are returning to a Florida high school to find out what will happen when they return to school on Wednesday

NRA spokeswoman becomes new face of gun rights…

In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, the National Rifle Association has turned to Dana Loesch as its main messenger

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Broward County Sheriff Says He Won't Step Down…

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has been under scrutiny for how his department handled the Florida high school shooting.

County to pay $4.5M to settle murder conviction lawsuit

Three men released from prison after their murder convictions were overturned in the county that includes Cleveland are expected to receive $1.5 million each to settle the county's portion of lawsuit that named two assistant prosecutors as defendants

Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

Admirers salute Billy Graham as motorcade carrying body crosses North Carolina

Beech booming as climate changes, and that's bad…

A group of scientists says beech trees are dominating the woodlands of the northeastern United States as the climate changes, and that could be bad news for the forests

4 Broward County Sheriff's Deputies Under…

The deputy working as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's resource officer already resigned after being suspended without pay.

Federal team investigating deadly Dallas house explosion

Federal authorities are investigating a suspected natural gas leak that caused an explosion a newly renovated house in Dallas, killing a 12-year-old girl and injuring four other members of her family

White nationalist's college tour mired in…

White nationalist Richard Spencer plans to speak next week at Michigan State University, with the rest of his campus tour bogged down for now in lawsuits or lack of agreement on timing

Prominent liberal state senator ends…

A Pennsylvania state senator who was the subject of allegations that he behaved inappropriately toward female employees and campaign aides has announced that he is ending his stalled congressional bid

Tech Companies Facing Pressure To Remove NRATV…

A number of other companies have already cut ties with the NRA following social media campaigns.

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Average price of US gas falls 6 cents, to $2.59 a gallon

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped about 6 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.59

Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter hopes to be…

Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter is hoping the city that launched her stepfather's political career nearly 40 years ago will show her the same love in her run for mayor.

NRA Slams 'Cowardice' of Companies Severing Ties

As companies continue to sever ties with the National Rifle Association , the gun lobby is hitting back with a statement that says "the law-abiding members of the NRA had nothing at all to do with the failure of that school's security preparedness ... or the cruel failures of both federal and...

Ajit Pai Wins NRA Award For 'Courage' And 'Saving…

The award is, at least in part, due to the FCC repealing net neutrality rules.

Man linked to art heist faces sentencing in weapons case

A reputed mobster who authorities believe is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in history is facing sentencing in an unrelated weapons case

NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school…

The National Rifle Association and the state of Florida are both facing a growing backlash amid calls for stricter gun control laws at both the state and federal level

After Trump Call, Mexican Prez Scraps US Visit

After what the Washington Post is calling a "testy" 50-minute phone call between President Trump and his Mexican counterpart, the latter will not be visiting the former as planned. The major sticking point seems to be Trump's border wall, and Enrique Peña Nieto's refusal to pay for it. The Mexican...

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Says More Sanctions On…

He said new sanctions would be announced in the next several weeks.

Texas dragging death killer loses federal court appeal

A prisoner on Texas death row for the dragging death of an East Texas man nearly two decades ago has lost a federal court appeal, moving him a step close to execution for the hate crime

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The Latest: Sheriff: Lawmaker's letter 'riddled…

The Broward County, Florida, sheriff says a letter from a state lawmaker calling for his resignation after a mass school shooting is "riddled with factual errors, unsupported gossip and falsehoods."

UN unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across…

The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded

Is The Media Perpetuating Mass Shootings?

NRA representatives said, "The media loves mass shootings." But is there a link between media coverage and mass shootings?