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Oklahoma prisons director says overcrowding…

The head of Oklahoma's prison system is warning lawmakers that state facilities are crumbling, guards are overworked and underpaid and the problem is expected to worsen as more men and women are being sentenced to long stretches behind bars

The Latest: Mother of captive kids 'perplexed' by…

California authorities say the mother of 13 children kept locked in filthy conditions was "perplexed" about why police came to their home

Mother, grandmother shocked by daughter's…

Mother of Christina Treadway says daughter loved her children and saw no signs of her being depressed.

Durbin: GOP senators wrong on Trump comments

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) asserted that President Donald Trump called certain African nations "shithole countries" during a bipartisan meeting on immigration reform at the White House last week, despite evolving explanations from some Republicans.

Larry Nassar's Accusers Speak Out During Sexual…

Several women who have accused the former sports doctor spoke out against him during his sentencing hearing Tuesday.

Man arrested over girlfriend's body found wrapped in plastic

A man has been arrested after his girlfriend's body was found wrapped in a sheet and plastic in a home southwest of Detroit

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Snow and ice coat South, closing freeways…

Ice and snow turned travel treacherous across the South, shutting down interstates in Louisiana, causing highway crashes in Kentucky and closing airport runways in Texas as snow turned the red clay white and prompted schools to close across the region

Jeep updates Cherokee compact SUV to compete in hot market

Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand is giving the Cherokee compact SUV a major face-lift; CEO hints at three new SUVs and campaign to grow sales in Europe

SC cops shot responding to domestic call, suspect…

Four officers taken to hospital; Jonathan Serrie reports on the investigation.

Analyst: Trial date shows Mueller ready to go

CNN national security and legal analyst Susan Hennessey says the documents Mueller's team has demonstrates they have a "well-founded case."

How Dirty Money Gets Cleaned

Criminals have to get creative to avoid calling attention to their income.

Former Atlanta city official gets 2 years in bribery probe

A former high-ranking Atlanta city official has been sentenced to just over two years in prison after pleading guilty in an ongoing corruption investigation

Survivor recounts Florida casino shuttle boat fire

A survivor of Sunday's shuttle boat fire described a chaotic scene as passengers had to jump into the Gulf of Mexico

North Dakota oil output cut back to meet gas…

Fearing sanctions by the state, some North Dakota oil drillers have begun cutting output to control the amount of wasted natural gas

How did California house of horrors go unreported?

Former Boston Police Superintendent Daniel Linskey reacts to the discovery of shackled and malnourished children in a densely-populated neighborhood.

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Smashing Stereotypes in Synchronized Swimming

Pau Ribes always wanted to be synchronized swimmer. In 2015, he made his debut as the first man to compete.

13 People Allegedly Held Captive In California…

Police in Perris, California, are investigating a home where 13 adults and children were allegedly confined in squalid conditions.

California sheriff's captain: Mother of 13 children kept captive was "perplexed" about why authorities arrived at home

California sheriff's captain: Mother of 13 children kept captive was "perplexed" about why authorities arrived at home

Texas man on trial in fatal Oklahoma interstate…

A Texas man accused of killing two people as he drunkenly shot at vehicles while driving along a freeway in Oklahoma is in court to face murder and other charges

Bannon's New Issue: A Subpoena From Mueller

The fallout over Steve Bannon's comments in the Fire and Fury book just took a new form, that of a subpoena from Robert Mueller. The New York Times reports that the former Trump strategist was issued the subpoena last week compelling him to answer questions about alleged collusion between the...

Winter freeze grounds hundreds of flights in Texas

Casey Stegall reports from DFW International Airport on the conditions.

Simone Biles Says Former Team USA Doctor Abused…

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles says she was abused by Team USA's then-doctor Larry Nassar.

Indiana firefighter reunites with Kmart bombing survivor

An Indiana firefighter who rushed to save a 5-year-old girl after she picked up a makeshift bomb hidden in a retail store was surprised during his retirement party to be reunited with the now 34-year-old woman

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Bail tops $1M for man charged after hostage…

Bonds totaling more than $1 million have been set for a man accused of firing shots while using a 10-year-old boy as a shield during a hostage standoff that lasted about 30 hours in southwest Ohio

Suspect shoots 4 officers in S Carolina, 1…

Four officers, including SWAT team members, were shot and wounded after responding to a domestic call in South Carolina early Tuesday

California community rocked by house of horrors…

Jonathan Hunt reports on the couple arrested for allegedly keeping their 13 starving children captive.