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Thousands throng to New Orleans for Fat Tuesday…

Thousands of people are expected to throng the streets for Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans

Fresno to Vegas charter bus crashes, killing 1…

A charter bus was traveling through the Southern California high desert from Fresno to Las Vegas when it crossed into oncoming traffic and ran into two cars, leaving one woman dead and injuring 26 people

Is hatred on the rise in the US?

More vandalism at Jewish cemeteries; Charles Krauthammer weighs in on 'The O'Reilly Factor'

Jon Stewart tells media to stop whining

Jon Stewart joins Stephen Colbert to talk about Donald Trump's relationship with the media and give the media some advice.

Justice Department Flips Stance In 6-Year Voter…

The department will no longer argue there was intent to discriminate behind a 2011 Texas voter ID law.

'FRAT LIVES MATTER' spray-painted on UConn spirit rocks

The governing council for several University of Connecticut fraternity chapters is denouncing "Frat Lives Matter" messages spray-painted on so-called spirit rocks on campus

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3 dead, 2 injured in plane that hits houses in…

Authorities say three people died and two were injured when a small plane carrying them home from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire Monday

Utah bill loosens who sees booze poured but keeps…

In heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker wants to allow restaurants to stop using walls or backrooms that block customers from seeing alcoholic drinks being made

Worldwide UFO sightings hit all-time high

According to data from the National UFO Reporting Center, UFO sightings around the world have reached an all-time high. Statistics show individuals in the US are more likely to witness a UFO

3 dead after small plane crashes into CA homes

Three people were killed and two injured when a small plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in Riverside, California, said the city's Fire Chief Michael Moore.

Jewish Community Centers Receive Another Wave Of…

Several Jewish schools also received phoned-in threats Monday.

Judge to hear arguments on Dakota Access oil pipeline work

A federal judge in Washington is due to hear arguments about whether to stop the final bit of construction on the disputed Dakota Access pipeline

Jewish centers cope with bomb threats; graves…

Jewish centers and schools across the nation are coping with another wave of bomb threats as officials in Philadelphia begin raising money to repair and restore hundreds of vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Jewish centers across several states evacuated

New round of anti-Semitic threats received

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George W. Bush Praises The Media As…

During an interview on the "Today" show, Bush said he supports the media because it holds the government accountable.

Woman charged in crash that killed 2 dancers pleads in case

A 74-year-old woman charged in the deaths of two women who were struck when she accidentally backed her car into a crowd of dancers in suburban Cleveland has pleaded no contest to one count of vehicular homicide

Illinois town in Trump territory backs detained…

A southern Illinois community that solidly backed President Donald Trump is rallying behind a Mexican restaurant manager who doesn't have legal permission to live in the U.S. and has been detained

California dam spillway water shut off to clear…

California water authorities have stopped the flow of water down the Oroville Dam's crippled spillway, allowing workers to start clearing out massive debris that's blocking a hydroelectric plant from working

Storm chasers pay homage to late ‘Twister’ star…

Members of the weather community celebrated the late Bill Paxton for his starring role in ‘Twister,’ by spelling out his initials on radar by using GPS coordinates. Paxton died from complications from surgery. He was 61

Muhammad Ali's son, ex-wife detained at airport

Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali, were detained at an airport, Ali says, after they asked him what his religion was.

French Historian Says He Was Detained By US…

The incident had to do with Henry Rousso's legal right to get paid to lecture without a valid work visa.

Trial in Ohio officer's slaying delayed until October

The trial of a man accused of fatally shooting an Ohio policeman has been pushed back again, this time until early October

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Arkansas governor sets execution dates for 8…

Arkansas' governor has set execution dates for eight inmates over a 10-day period in April, even though the state lacks one of three drugs needed to put the men to death

Editor who pushed for justice in civil rights…

Mississippi editor Stanley Dearman, who pushed for justice in the murders of three civil rights workers, died on Saturday in Florida

Alarming report: National shortage of volunteer…

Reaction from Kevin Quinn, chairman of the National Volunteer Fire Council, and Tim Brown, former New York City firefighter