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Schumer: Boost communication after Penn Station…

Sen. Charles Schumer says the stampede that injured 16 people at New York's Penn Station just over a week ago shows a need for better coordination between law enforcement agencies at train stations

UC Berkeley students threaten to sue over Ann…

The University of California at Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week

The US Will Honor An Obama-Era Refugee Deal Trump…

Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. will honor the Obama-era promise to accept up to 1,250 refugees from Australia's detention centers.

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking…

A new breed of fraudsters, often targeting the elderly and vulnerable, aims to take victims' homes and not just their money

Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a…

Montana might be known internationally for such recreational jewels as Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, but Native Americans say the state is losing an opportunity by failing to develop and promote its vast tribal lands as tourist destinations

American tries to learn from United's mistakes in…

Another day, another cell phone video of a passenger conflict on an airplane

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Sessions Says New York City Is 'Soft On Crime…

New York City's murder rate and other crime statistics have steadily dropped for decades.

Baby bump: Birthing giraffe becomes a cash cow for tiny zoo

April the giraffe has become a cash cow for a tiny zoo in upstate New York, thanks to a livestream of her pregnancy and birth that enthralled viewers around the world

Funeral services held for Ohio victim of Facebook…

Funeral services have been held for a Cleveland retiree whose shooting death was posted on Facebook

APNewsBreak: Problems remain at troubled…

Inspectors who visited Washington state's largest psychiatric hospital found that safety problems that thrust the facility into the national spotlight after the escape of two dangerous patients a year ago persist, including neglected patients

Are Steel Imports A Threat To US National…

President Donald Trump has launched an investigation to see whether importing steel from foreign countries harms U.S. national security.

Crime victims: Alabama is wrong to post personal info online

Crime victims are calling for personal information such as addresses and telephone numbers to be removed from Alabama's court records website

North Carolina's long summer vacations are being…

A law mandating when North Carolina public schools hold summer vacation is facing its strongest challenge yet from educators and legislators arguing more calendar flexibility would improve student performance

Oklahoman author, Texas dispute ownership of…

Ten microfilm Bibles that traveled to space on board the Apollo NASA missions are locked in an Oklahoma court vault while a legal battle rages in two states over their rightful owner

Americans Would Be Willing To Pay $17B To Fix…

A new study asked people how much they'd be willing to pay to help fix problems caused by the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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1 dead after police shooting at Ohio city apartment complex

Authorities say a man has been killed after a police shooting at an apartment complex in an Ohio city

Jail to job: NYC to give jobs to released inmates

New York City is betting on a plan to offer jobs to released jail inmates as a way to break the cycle of incarceration

Fresno killings suspect has 2-decade history of…

The suspect in this week's racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno has been accused of a series of violent eruptions dating back two decades, including that he beat the mother of his child

Obama's Post-White-House Honeymoon Is Almost Over

The former president's first public appearance since he left the White House is set for April 24.

Man, 71, faces attempted murder charge in stepson's shooting

A 71-year-old Florida man has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of his step-son

Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver…

A former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in a bungled 1981 Brinks armored-car robbery that left three people dead has been denied parole in New York

Lawyer: Abducted Tennessee girl's recovery 'just…

A family lawyer says the "process of recovery is only just beginning" for a 15-year-old Tennessee student who was allegedly kidnapped by her teacher and taken to California

Gorsuch's First Big SCOTUS Vote Cleared The Way…

Justice Neil Gorsuch's vote ultimately resulted in an Arkansas inmate being put to death.

Officials: 2 inmates found dead in cells in unrelated events

California prison authorities say two inmates were found dead in unrelated events at Salinas Valley State Prison

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New York's mayor blasts Sessions' 'soft on crime…

New York City's mayor and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions are battling over a Department of Justice statement accusing the city of being "soft on crime."

UN panel: Syria evacuees likely to be caught in…

The head of a U.N. investigative panel on Syria says thousands of evacuees sent to rebel-held Idlib and government-controlled western Aleppo are likely to be caught in escalating fighting from increasingly radicalized extremist groups

After Leaks, The FBI Is Changing How It Treats…

After countless leaks exposed the inner workings of the FBI, the bureau is changing its policy regarding the media.