The Latest: Suspect charged in Texas deputy's…

Authorities in West Texas say a 27-year-old man has been charged in the shooting of a sheriff's deputy who was critically wounded

The Latest: DA disagrees with verdict, respects…

The district attorney in Pittsburgh says he disagrees with a jury's decision to acquit a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he ran from a car involved in a drive-by shooting

Mueller's Russia Probe Is Done, Releases Report…

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said he might be able to release "principal conclusions" to Congress as soon as this weekend.

Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant…

A Navajo Nation company has ended its pursuit of a coal-fired power plant on the reservation and the mine that feeds it

Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new…

The efforts to clean up a Texas industrial plant that burned for several days this week were hamstrung Friday by a briefly reignited fire and a breach that led to chemicals spilling into the nearby Houston Ship Channel

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New Jersey sues California company over 'ghost…

New Jersey's attorney general has sued a California company that sells gun parts that can be turned into working firearms

CDC: Fentanyl Deaths Up By More Than 1,000 Percent

The agency found there were more than 18,300 fentanyl-related deaths in 2016.

Watchdog group's leader steps down after…

The head of the Southern Poverty Law Center is stepping down, the latest high-profile departure from the watchdog organization

PG&E objects to judge's proposals to prevent…

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is pushing back on a U.S. judge's revised proposal to prevent the utility's equipment from causing more wildfires

Georgia Senate OKs governor-backed 'heartbeat…

Amid protests and a heavy police presence, the Georgia Senate has passed a bill banning almost all abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected

River Flooding Can Get Even Worse Days After A…

During a major storm it's not uncommon for the worst flooding to come days after the rain passes. It takes time for that water to travel downstream.

Jury acquits white former police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teen outside Pittsburgh

Jury acquits white former police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teen outside Pittsburgh

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Judge says New York's stun gun ban is…

A federal judge has ruled that New York's ban on personal ownership of stun guns is unconstitutional, the latest in a series of court rulings that have led to the loosening of restrictions on the weapons in several states

Robert Mueller Report Is In: No New Charges

The Robert Mueller report is in. And while we won't know details for a while, one big one has leaked: The special counsel seeks no new indictments, reports the Washington Post and the New York Times . Mueller on Friday officially wrapped up his nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in...

Jimmy Carter Is Now The Longest-Living US…

As of Friday, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is 94 years and 172 days old.

Judge ends evidence-tampering case against ailing ex-deputy

A judge is dismissing a federal evidence-tampering charge against an ailing retired Mississippi sheriff's deputy accused of wrongfully shooting a man to death in 2013

Parkland Mourns Another Student

Sydney Aiello survived the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School . For about a year. The 19-year-old's mother said she killed herself last weekend. Aiello was close friends with Meadow Pollack, WFOR reports, who was killed in the attack in February 2018. Aiello was on campus but in a...

Musk promises to let Michigan students tour…

Tech billionaire Elon Musk surprised students by showing up at a school assembly in Flint, Michigan, and promising to take some of them for a tour of his Space X rocket factory in California

NOAA Warns Spring Flood Season Could Be…

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, nearly two-thirds of the U.S. is at an elevated risk for flooding through May.

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Jury has reached a verdict in the trial of a white ex-police officer charged with shooting an unarmed black teenager

Jury has reached a verdict in the trial of a white ex-police officer charged with shooting an unarmed black teenager

Robert Durst faces new lawsuit in death of first…

New York real estate heir Robert Durst is facing a new lawsuit that claims he killed his first wife and disposed of her body in 1982

Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B…

Iowa governor says recent flooding has caused an estimated $1.6 billion in damage in the state, as flooding continues in several Midwestern states