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Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

During his time on the run Cummins traveled through nine states, intentionally disabled his vehicle's Global Positioning System, swapped license plates twice, u...


UC Berkeley Sued Over Ann Coulter's Planned Visit to Campus

Berkeley cancelled her speech but offered her a new day to speak. As per her tweets about the lawsuit , Coulter is asking for an "appropriate and safe" ven...


UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date

Coulter, meanwhile, has vowed to speak on April 27 as originally planned, whether administrators revoke her invitation or not. "What are they going to do? A...


Former Wayne athlete Auston Robertson charged with sexual assault

Robertson called his girlfriend to pick the three of them up and then Robertson's girlfriend drove them to the woman's apartment. This is unrelated to an ongo...


Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers

He signed the so-called Buy America, Hire America order on a visit to a tool factory in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Trump's executive order calls for tight...


Arkansas pushes to carry out executions, fighting court rulings and the clock

On Monday, the Arkansas Supreme Court rejected Attorney General Leslie Rultedge's motion to vacate the stay of Bruce Ward. At least six states have used the dru...


Police arrest suspect in murder of Vanessa Marcotte

Marcotte, a 27-year-old former Google employee, was killed while jogging near her mother's house in Princeton on August 7, 2016. Investigators reported that...


'Rolling Stone' Settles Defamation Case With Former U.Va. Associate Dean

Rolling Stone has now agreed to what's called a confidential settlement. In November, a federal jury sided with Eramo, awarding her $3 million in damages - $...


Free public college education in NY, with some strings

The new bill is focused on students doing two- and four-year public college courses whose households earn under $100,000 (2017), $110,000 (2018) or $120,000 (20...


3 buildings collapse as firefighters battle massive blaze

One of the buildings destroyed by the fire on State Street early Monday morning. Investigators believe the fire started in the restaurant's kitchen. Firefight...


Amber Alert issued for girl, 12, from Blue Springs, Mo

The victim said she originally met Dela Cruz through the computer game Onigiri - a multi-player fantasy online role-playing game. Dela Cruz was taken into c...


Hacking Blamed For Late Night Emergency Sirens In Dallas

It continued for almost two hours until engineers manually shut down the sirens' radio system and repeaters. Dallas fire dispatch crews had to manually shut d...


Texan Ted Poe quits Freedom Caucus over health care bill

President Donald Trump pulled the plug on a planned vote Friday after conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus and moderate Republicans still couldn't supp...


USA judge approves Baltimore's police reform agreement

In January, the city of Baltimore and the Justice Department announced an agreement on a court-enforceable consent decree, which would institute reforms in th...


California governor lifts drought emergency in most counties

Last year, toxic algae showed up in more than 40 state lakes and waterways from Los Angeles to the northern reaches of California, the highest count in state hi...


Closing arguments set in ex-NFL star's double murder trial

Hernandez's defense team called several witnesses on Monday, including the manager of a Florida strip club, a Boston street sweeper, a police officer and two pe...


Hub City children's center brings awareness to child abuse

The plastic pinwheels for sale can be purchased at Hatch Pediatrics, Bozeman Health Pediatrics, Bozeman Dentristy, Allegra Marketing Print Mail and the Children...


Mayor de Blasio Agrees To Plan To Close Rikers Island Prison

The five facilities of that system would be located near various courthouses. The cost is estimated to be around $10.6 billion, but Public Advocate Letitia J...


Accused of Trump Bias, Nunes Refuses to Quit Russia Probe

It attracted both Republicans and Democrats. "Clearly she is an individual that we're going to want to talk to as well", Warner said . "Just to sit in the ...


Mama June debuts major weight-loss transformation and size 4 body

The mother-of-four had surgery on her neck and arms to remove excess skin in the final part of her transformation . Every step of Shannon's transformation jo...


Upstate New York gets $2.3 billion gift in Republican health care bill

The chance to reverse a decision made in Albany more than 50 years ago might be music to the ears of county leaders like Poloncarz. What irked Cuomo the most ...


Texas Senate bans some insurance coverage of abortion

The fate of the initiative was put in doubt earlier this session when the Senate unexpectedly rejected their chamber's version of the bill 23-26. Schaefer and...


Attorney General Sessions: 'Sanctuary Cities' Won't Get Certain Federal Funds

His statement drew swift pushback from NY state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who said his office would continue helping local governments "have the tools...


The Supreme Court Just Ruled in Favor of a Special Education Student

The opinion rejected a lower standard set by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and used in a subsequent case by President Donald Trump's nominee to...


Man stabbed in midtown, suspect turns himself in, NYPD says

He traveled to NY on March 17 and had been staying in a Manhattan hotel. Authorities said detectives connected Jackson to the crime using surveillance video a...


Republican Healthcare Plan Would Cost The Old And Poor The Most

Other senators raised complaints at the weekly caucus meeting, which also included Vice President Mike Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, ...


Man Who Sent Allegedly "Seizure-Inducing" Tweet to Journalist Arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation

On December 15, Newsweek senior writer and Vanity Fair contributor Kurt Eichenwald appeared on Tucker Carlson Tonight where Carlson accused Eichenwald o...


Orlando chief prosecutor rejects death penalty for all future cases

On Thursday, about 90 minutes before Ayala announced her decision not to pursue death penalty cases, Nunnelley filed additional papers in Spencer's case in supp...


Uber Driver Plows Through a Gas Pump, Causing a Huge Explosion

The Nissan continued driving for two more blocks until it crashed into a pump at a gas station at 4th Avenue NW, shearing the pump off and creating a small expl...


USN&WR: SOLES Ranks Among Nation's Best in Graduate Education Schools

Several specialty programs in the School of Medicine were also ranked: Internal Medicine (fifth); Geriatrics (tied for fifth); Family Medicine (ninth). Th...


Joe Biden Pushes For Collaboration In Cancer Research

You're the future", said Biden, drawing cheers and a standing ovation. Addressing the audience, many of whom include techies and innovators, Biden said: "Ma...


Winter storm watch issued ahead of nor'easter next week

Despite elevated surface temperatures, the weather service warms that local untreated roads will become snow covered and slippery, especially at higher elev...


Democrat Accuses FBI Of Holding Back Info on Russia Probes

But Devin Nunes, the Republican chairman of the House Committee on Intelligence, has questioned the need for a special prosecutor, saying he's not interested in...


Democrats launch literal scavenger hunt for GOP Obamacare repeal bill

Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. "It's a problem, it's a big problem". When the group came up dry at Walden's office in the Capitol, they travelled to the Rayburn buildin...


Providence police investigating threat to Jewish center

Strauss said everyone at the synagogue was "safe and comfortable, entertained and fed". "After consultation and conducting an extensive sweep of the building,...