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Suspect arrested in Pennsylvania police officer…

Tips from informants led law enforcement to a home where they found a man accused of fatally shooting a rookie police officer in suburban Pittsburgh during a traffic stop last week

1st lawsuit filed over missing South Carolina seal

The first legal challenge has been filed following the discovery that more than a hundred South Carolina laws are missing the state seal

Charlie Rose Fired By CBS Amid Sexual Harassment…

The news comes just one day after a Washington Post article in which several women accused Rose of making unwanted advances.

Neurologist pleads guilty to charges he groped…

A neurologist facing allegations of sexual misconduct in three states has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges that he groped women at a Philadelphia clinic

Kennedy arrested after party to attend diversion…

A Kennedy family member charged with disorderly conduct after police responded to a noisy party is being sent to a pretrial diversion program

Former Virginia death row inmate granted parole

A Virginia death row inmate who had his sentence commuted to life in prison more than two decades ago has been granted parole

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Debriefing 'Revolt': Media Shouldn't Ignore…

Our reporter and producer behind the "Revolt" series talk about how journalists could do a better job covering religious communities in the U.S.

Fired official seeks to clear record of sex-related crime

A fired Maryland court official is seeking a court's reconsideration to clear his record of a sex-related crime

The Latest: Informants helped locate accused cop…

Officials in Pennsylvania say tips from informants led them to a home where they arrested a man accused of fatally shooting a rookie police officer during a traffic stop last week

Terror convict: I was mentally incompetent…

An Ohio man serving 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group wants his plea and sentence thrown out, arguing that he was mentally incompetent and was entrapped by the FBI

Veteran TV Host Charlie Rose Suspended After…

Eight women told The Washington Post that Rose had harassed or groped them.

Police: Motorist found dead in overturned vehicle in creek

State police say a motorist has been found dead inside his vehicle more than 15 hours after he crashed off a rural upstate New York road and landed in a creek

People hurt in cosmetics factory explosions, fire…

The number of people reporting injuries from deadly explosions at a New York cosmetics factory has jumped from up to 35 to more than 125

New Problem in Puerto Rico: Energy Firm Puts Its…

The Montana energy company that set up a controversial, since-canceled contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power after Hurricane Maria had agreed to work through Nov. 30 before heading out. But now it's stopping work altogether, claiming the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority owes it upward of $83 million, ABC...

The Trump Foundation Is Closing After Admitting…

Then-President-elect Trump said in December he would close down the foundation.

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4 children, 2 adults killed in rural northern Illinois fire

Sheriff: 2 adults, 4 children from same family die in an early-morning house fire in rural northern Illinois

AP source: Authorities believe border agent may…

A U.S. official says investigators believe a border patrol agent who died in Texas after suffering extensive injuries to his head and body may have fallen down a 14-foot culvert

Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must…

Minnesota farmers, 4-Hers know what makes a good presidential turkey

What Low-Income Students Pursuing STEM Fields Are…

More colleges are focused on offering support and financial help to low-income students in STEM majors.

Lawsuit over decades of illegal arrests faces roadblock

A court order could rule out class-action compensation for hundreds of people who claim they were illegally jailed in a rural Louisiana community

Report: Rep Paid $27K to Keep Sex Misconduct…

The latest allegation of sleazy behavior on Capitol Hill involves Rep. John Conyers, the longest-serving member of the House. According to BuzzFeed , the Michigan Democrat's office paid $27,000 in 2015 to settle a sexual misconduct complaint from a woman who said she was fired for rejecting his advances. Documents...

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Trump administration to announce sanctions against North Korea; Putin holds surprise talks with Assad in Russia; Fired Zimbabwean VP says Mugabe should resign immediately

Keystone XL Pipeline Gets The Green Light From…

The commission voted 3-2 to approve TransCanada Corporation's plan to run the Keystone XL pipeline route through the state.

Settled: Suit says woman was paid less than men for same job

A hotel in New Jersey has agreed to pay a female former housekeeper $35,000 to settle allegations that it paid male workers, including her son, more for performing the same job

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Homeland Security Has Devastating News for 60K…

It was the news tens of thousands of Haitian residents of the US were dreading: The administration has decided to end the Temporary Protected Status that shielded them from deportation after their country's 2010 earthquake. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke announced Monday that the status will be...

Manson has endured as the face of evil for nearly…

Other killers snuffed out far more lives than Charles Manson did in 1969 but the murderous cult leader has endured for nearly a half century as the personification of evil

How A General Can Reject A Nuclear Strike Order…

There are checks and balances to keep impromptu presidential orders from going through automatically.