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All charges dropped in case of toppled…

North Carolina prosecutors say they're dropping all charges against the last 5 people accused in case of Confederate statue toppled last summer

The 17 lives extinguished in the Florida school…

The gunman who opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, wiped out lives, and left families and friends struggling to cope after America's latest mass shooting.

WH: Trump has done more than Obama on Russia

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the Trump administration has been tougher on Russia in its first year than the Obama administration was "in eight years combined."

Mass Shootings Bring Communities Of Tragedy…

After shootings, some members of communities that have faced similar tragedies reach out.

Teen gets 6 months for smuggling Bengal tiger cub into US

A California teen has been sentenced to six months in prison for smuggling in a Bengal tiger cub from Mexico

FBI had probed convicted ex-Arkansas judge 20…

A former Arkansas judge who admitted giving lighter sentences to men in return for sexual favors was investigated for similar crimes two decades ago but was never charged because he gave up his job as a deputy prosecutor

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7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself…

Authorities say a seventh-grader who shot and injured himself inside an Ohio middle school bathroom also had a device in his backpack meant to cause a distraction

President Trump Is Following Through On A Health…

The Trump administration's proposed changes to health care policy would focus on expanding lower-cost and short-term options.

Judge declares mistrial in Philadelphia mob boss fraud case

A judge has declared a mistrial at the New York City racketeering trial of a notorious Philadelphia mob boss

The Latest: 3M: Don't believe health issue from…

3M Co. says it is settling a lawsuit by the state of Minnesota over chemical disposal without admitting a public health issue

15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates…

A 15-year-old student who was shot five times during last week's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students

Lawyer linked to ex-Trump aide pleads guilty

Alex van der Zwaan, a lawyer with ties to former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, has pleaded guilty to lying to investigators.

Cyrus Vance Jr. — A Witness Of The Criminal…

Together with The Marshall Project, Newsy brings you stories of the criminal justice system. Here, Cyrus Vance Jr. shares his experience.

Prosecutor: Woman sought hit man over relative's $40k policy

A federal prosecutor says a 32-year-old Mississippi woman has pleaded guilty to trying to hire a hit man to kill her half-brother so she'd get $40,000 in life insurance

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Judge approves shutdown of large California…

Authorities are being allowed to shut down a large homeless encampment in Southern California and moving hundreds of tent-dwellers into motel rooms

Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow…

A storm system stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes states with risks of flooding, freezing rain and snow is being blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four dead in Nebraska

Journey to Justice: One Man’s Fight for Freedom

When Jarrett Adams was 17 years old, he was wrongfully sentenced to 28 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.With his case overturned, he is now a lawyer.

President Trump To Dine With Reporters At…

The Gridiron Club has hosted past presidents for a roast that takes aim at both political parties.

Jury acquits Minneapolis officer who shot at car

A jury has acquitted a Minneapolis police officer who shot at a car full of club-goers nearly two years ago

Camper in California Is Gored by a Bison

A camping trip turned quite unpleasant for a man on Catalina Island, off the coast of Southern California, when he was gored by a bison Saturday evening. The animal was grazing near a log upon which the man was sitting at Little Harbor Campground, authorities tell the Orange County Register...

Texas parole board recommends killer be spared…

The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, in a rare decision, is recommending the death sentence of convicted killer Thomas "Bart" Whitaker be commuted to life

Youth Program Looks To Build Diversity In…

Hip Hop Architecture aims to solve problems in building design by teaching architecture to kids from underrepresented communities.

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Leader of movement to remember Holocaust victims dies at 93

Holocaust survivor Sam Bloch, who dedicated his life to preserving the memory of the victims of Nazi atrocities, dies at age 93

Oklahoma man gets life without parole for hate…

A judge has sentenced a 63-year-old Oklahoma man to life in prison without the possibility of parole for gunning down his Lebanese neighbor in what the jury determined was a hate crime

US Army to Honor Heroic Shooting Victims

He might not get a full military funeral , but Parkland school shooting victim Peter Wang will get a nod from the US Army. The 15-year-old old Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps member who held doors open for students and staff fleeing bullets at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week...