Probe: Oklahoma virtual charter founders embezzled millions

State investigators allege the founders of Oklahoma's largest virtual charter school embezzled millions of dollars in state funds through an illegal scheme involving the use of "ghost students" to inflate enrollment numbers

Driver suffers minor injuries when car slides…

Fire officials say they are amazed that a driver wasn't seriously hurt when his vehicle slid under a tractor-trailer in Massachusetts

Prosecutors seek prison terms for Virginia rally…

Federal prosecutors say a "hate crime motivation" should result in stricter sentences for three members of a white supremacist group who pleaded guilty to attacking counterprotesters at a rally in Virginia for far-right extremists

Scientists find new way to kill disease-carrying…

Scientists develop new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes

Mail carrier convicted in scheme to deliver pot packages

A postal service worker has been convicted of intercepting packages of marijuana and delivering them to a drug dealer in return for cash payments

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Commerce chief Ross calls contempt vote…

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says a planned vote by the Democratic-controlled House to hold him and Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress is nothing more than "political theater" intended to embarrass and harass the Trump administration

Florida dad says he tossed boy in ocean to teach him to swim

A 37-year-old Florida man is accused of throwing his 5-year-old son into the Atlantic Ocean and then doing back flips off a city pier as the boy struggled in the water

French prosecutors want Air France tried for 2009 Rio crash

A judicial official says that French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard

Cat with firecrackers strapped to paw has leg amputated

An animal rescue group in Pittsburgh says someone strapped firecrackers to a cat's front left paw with rubber bands and set them off, causing such severe injuries the animal's leg had to be amputated

U.N. Report Shows Overall HIV/AIDS Progress, But…

UNAIDS says the disparity could be because key populations are still marginalized and "left behind in the response to HIV."

Apple, Google continue inclusive push with new emoji

New emoji coming your way that show how you love the one you're with

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The Latest: Lawyer says El Chapo disappointed…

A defense attorney says the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" is frustrated with the outcome of his U.S. trial

Judge in newspaper shooting case rules on…

A judge presiding over the case of a man accused of killing five people at a Maryland newspaper rules on pretrial motions

Former St. Louis officer accused of assaulting…

A former St. Louis police officer is charged with three felony counts of third-degree assault accusing him of pepper-spraying protesters in 2017

Gunmen in restaurant in northern Iraq kill…

Turkish and Kurdish officials say unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, killing at least one Turkish diplomat

Jury finds former student guilty in pledge's death

A Louisiana jury has convicted a former Louisiana State University student of negligent homicide in a fraternity pledge's drinking death during hazing nearly two years ago

Demise of key nuclear pact looms as US, Russia meet

The Trump administration is demanding that Russia comply with arms control treaties as the formal demise of a key Cold War-era nuclear pact looms in just two weeks

Indiana attorney general's lawyers deride groping…

Lawyers for Indiana's attorney general argue that allegations he drunkenly groped four women during a party don't meet the legal standard of a misuse of power

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A year after tragedy, Branson debates future of…

A year after a duck boat sank and killed 17 people in a Missouri lake, the future of the tourist attraction remains a topic of debate

Puerto Rico's Governor Says He Won't Resign Amid…

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló is promising to stay in his position even though protesters want him out amid multiple scandals