Gang member gets prison 3 years after…

Nearly three years ago, MS-13 gang members lured an 18-year-old man to a Maryland park before they killed him with machetes and knifes, severed his head, ripped out his heart and tossed his dismembered body parts into a freshly dug grave

U.S. Women's National Team Asks For $66.7M In…

The U.S. Women's National Team is asking a judge to award them $66.7 million in damages and forgo a trial in its gender discrimination lawsuit.

She'd Given Birth 3 Days Earlier. That Didn't…

An Indianapolis-area mom had quite the week, with a relatively quiet Tuesday and Wednesday bookended by the birth of her fourth child and a heroic rescue. The Indianapolis Star reports that Holly McNally, 35, delivered baby Connor on Monday after only a half-hour or so of labor. Connor has had...

Satellite loop shows North Carolina snow

This visible satellite loop shows snowcover (white, still areas) and clouds (white, moving areas) over North Carolina on Friday, Feb. 21.

Inmate dubbed the 'Starved Rock Killer' freed…

An 80-year-old man has been freed after spending nearly 60 years in prison following his 1961 conviction in the killing of one of three suburban Chicago women who were bludgeoned to death in a state park

2 Firefighters Are Dead. 2 Boys Now Face Charges

Two firefighters have been confirmed dead in a blaze that erupted Tuesday at a California public library, allegedly set by two 13-year-old boys. Now, controversy has emerged over the charges faced by the juveniles. Coverage: The firefighters: Capt. Ray Figueroa, 35, and Patrick Jones, 25, both of the Porterville Fire...

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Rescuer to driver: 'I'm going to get you out'

One of the good Samaritans who rescued a driver from a burning tanker truck in Indiana describes what happened (Feb. 21)

Students' arrest over slur prompts review of…

Connecticut officials are considering repealing a century-old state law that bans ridiculing people based on race, religion and other factors, because of free speech concerns

Chicago Program Proven To Cut Youth Arrests Years…

The UChicago Crime Lab told Newsy this program not only increases school attendance and decreases misconduct, but it also has lasting effects.

USC Makes a 'High-Octane' Tuition Move

In what the Los Angeles Times calls a "high-octane" effort to open its doors to more middle- and low-income students, the University of South California announced a major initiative Thursday that will get rid of tuition for families earning $80,000 a year or less, starting with new students entering...

Where could the next big snowstorm occur?

AccuWeather Chief Broadcast Meteorologist Bernie Rayno takes a look ahead to next week and details a dramatic pattern change that could produce a significant winter storm.

Judge asked to decide permanent fate of Georgia…

After a federal judge temporarily blocked Georgia's restrictive abortion law, lawyers for the state and for opponents of the measure are battling in court over whether the law should be permanently barred from taking effect

Warren Has a Contract for Bloomberg to Sign

A legal expert has written a contract that Michael Bloomberg can sign to release former Bloomberg employees from nondisclosure agreements—and her name is Elizabeth Warren. The senator, who passed the bar examination in 1976 and has taught law at several universities, unveiled the contract at a CNN town hall...

Oklahoma Thunder success no surprise to Chris Paul

Many experts expected the Oklahoma City Thunder to struggle this season, but with Chris Paul’s leadership and All-Star level play, the team has a 33-22 record. (Feb, 20)

McConnell-linked group funds ads helping N…

A political committee linked to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it's funding ads designed to meddle in next month's North Carolina Democratic Senate primary

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U.S. And Taliban To Observe Partial Truce

The weeklong "reduction in violence" is part of a recently negotiated truce between the two sides.

Lori Vallow Has Been Arrested in Hawaii

Police still don't know where Lori Vallow's two children are, but they know exactly where Vallow is now—the cellblock of the Kauai Police Department. The Idaho woman, whose two children have not been seen since September, was arrested in Hawaii Thursday and is being held on $5 million bond,...

Springlike warmup to take over Northeast

It will be a great weekend to head outdoors as temperatures surge to 10-15 degrees above normal in much of the Northeast.

Coverage of track coach's ban wins AP story of…

AP national writer Eddie Pells won two awards in the annual sports journalism contest judged by the Associated Press Sports Editors

Consumer Reports Picks Toyota-Heavy Top 10…

Consumer Reports has driven the best, safest, and coolest new cars on the market, with the latest gadgets and features, so you don't have to. It's also tested them and crunched owner surveys and other data. And the results are in . Toyota dominated the annual top 10, claiming four spots...

BTS greeted by screaming fans in New York

K-pop band BTS were greeted by hundreds of fans lining New York's Rockefeller Plaza as they were interviewed on NBC's "Today" show. (Feb. 21)

Brother testifies about man charged with killing…

A Mississippi man on trial in the 2017 shooting deaths of eight people had previously helped two of those who were killed

Appeals Court Blocks Mississippi's 'Heartbeat…

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with a lower court that first blocked the "heartbeat" law last May.

Roger Stone Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison

Three years, four months. That was the sentence imposed on Roger Stone Thursday by a federal judge. Whether the longtime Trump ally will spend even a minute in prison, however, remains up in the air. Judge Amy Berman Jackson handed down the sentence in the politically charged case, though the...

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Storm to end dry stretch across Southwest

Cities like Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas has only received a fraction of their normal rainfall for February.

Florida homeless group helps top chefs prep food…

From Rachael Ray to Bobby Flay, celebrity chefs are in Miami Beach this weekend for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival

Katie Hill Speaks Out on Scandal, Resignation

Nearly four months after she resigned from the House of Representatives amid a sex scandal and nude photo plot she blamed on her abusive ex-husband, Katie Hill is speaking out. "I strongly feel that I made the right call in stepping down, for several reasons," Hill told George Stephanopoulos in...