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Authorities hunting clues ask Austin bomber to…

Authorities searching for clues make plea with whoever's behind a series of explosions in Texas to talk to them

The Latest: Florida dad turns in assault weapons…

Police have told the Miami Herald that a gun buy-back program has taken 128 guns off the streets, including two assault weapons turned in by a father who lives near the Florida school where 17 people were killed

King of the Mitzvahs

Kareem Wells grew up in a rough neighborhood in Chicago. Now, as Chicago’s go-to local entertainer, Wells is the reigning King of the Mitzvahs.

Joint Military Drills Between The US And South…

The Pentagon says joint military drills between the U.S. and South Korea will resume April 1.

Evacuations ordered as powerful storm nears California

Thousands of people are under evacuation orders as a powerful Pacific storm approaches California

The Latest: Sheriff says shooter at Maryland…

A sheriff says the shooter at a Maryland high school has died after a school resource officer fired at him

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Bar owner says US student not drunk before…

A Bermuda bar owner says a Pennsylvania student did not appear to be drunk before he disappeared

Trump adds TV pundit to legal team

President Donald Trump is adding Joseph diGenova, a TV pundit, to his legal team in the Russia probe. CNN's Randi Kaye has more.

Package Reportedly Destined For Austin Explodes…

One FedEx employee was injured when a package reportedly destined for Austin, Texas, exploded in the distribution facility.

California city seeks exemption from state's sanctuary law

Leaders of a small California city have given preliminary approval to an ordinance that seeks to exempt the city from a state law that limits cooperation between local agencies and federal immigration agents

San Francisco could become largest US city to ban…

San Francisco could become the largest US city to ban the sale of fur, meaning no more fur salons at upscale department stores and no more key chains with real rabbit feet

Tom Berman named news director for US Central…

The Associated Press has named Tom Berman regional news director for the AP's Central U.S. region, a new position overseeing AP's journalism and news operations across formats in 14 states

John Dean: Trump is Nixon on steroids

John Dean, who served as White House Counsel to President Richard Nixon during Watergate, said President Trump has already exceeded everything Nixon did and is engaged in a "public obstruction of justice."

Trump Wants The Terminally Ill To Have Access To…

While addressing the opioid epidemic, President Trump showed support for "Right to Try" legislation.

US regulators renew scrutiny of menthol, tobacco flavors

Federal health officials taking closer look at flavors in tobacco products that appeal to young people, particularly menthol-flavored cigarettes

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Storms strike college, leave trail of damage…

Daybreak revealed widespread damage after a night of violent weather in the Deep South

Books placed backward: art or nonsense?

Books placed backward? An arty design trend that's about as divisive as politics

Cooper: Trump attacks bedrock institutions

CNN's Anderson Cooper says President Donald Trump has a pattern of diminishing or delegitimizing an institution or person who stands in his way.

Mississippi Enacts US' Most Restrictive Abortion…

The state's governor has said he wants to make Mississippi the "safest place in America for an unborn child."

Michigan mom pleads guilty after second death of a child

A northern Michigan woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the suffocation of her infant daughter, her second criminal case in the death of a child

Prosecutors: Don't overturn Amish leader's…

Prosecutors urge court: Don't overturn sentence of breakaway Amish group leader connected to Ohio hair-cutting attacks

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Package bomb explodes at FedEx in Texas, 1 hurt; Scandal-hit Weinstein Co. files for bankruptcy protection; Senate committee launches effort to prevent election hacking

Van Jones rips Trump's death penalty proposal

CNN's Van Jones says he was encouraged by some of President Trump's proposals to fight the opioid epidemic but called the President's idea of the death penalty for some drug dealers "divisive" and "stupid."

US Supreme Court Dismisses Attempt To Block New…

Another federal court blocked a similar request earlier on Monday.

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Nebraska motel managers sentenced for enslaving nephew

Two former western Nebraska hotel managers will spend a year and a day in federal prison and be deported for enslaving and abusing their nephew

New Hire Shakes Up Trump Legal Team

With reshuffles, insecurity, and infighting, President Trump's legal team is starting to resemble his White House team, insiders say. The president—who has been more vocal than ever in recent days about his displeasure with Robert Mueller's investigation—shook up his legal team again on Monday, bringing in Joseph diGenova,...

Austin-Bound Package Explodes at FedEx Facility

Hours after pleas for information about Austin's serial bomber, a package bound for the city exploded at a FedEx facility near San Antonio, injuring one. The explosion was reported just after midnight Tuesday at the FedEx Ground distribution center in Schertz, 65 miles southwest of Austin. A medium-sized box with...