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Police response to Texas school shooting remains…

Questions remain about the police response to a shooting at a high school outside Houston that killed 10 people

The Latest: Prosecutor wont' release autopsies…

Hundreds pay their respects at packed Houston-area mosque in first funeral for a victim of school shooting that killed 10

Pope Francis Is Trying To Make College Of…

Pope Francis' list of new cardinals includes names from some parts of the world where Christians are a minority — like Iraq and Pakistan.

Police: Man rams vehicle into restaurant, kills 2; injuries

Authorities say man intentionally rammed vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy with weekend lunch crowd, killing his daughter, another person and injuring several others

Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked…

The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle

Texas mourners endure grief that 'none of us can…

In mourning Texas town, families endure grief that 'none of us can comprehend'

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One Person Has Been Injured In Hawaii's Kilauea…

The county mayor's office confirmed that one person has been injured in Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption.

Texas man charged with murder after woman run over with car

Authorities say an 89-year-old man has been charged with murder after a woman was run over with a car several times in San Antonio

Police video from California fires shows…

Police body-camera footage from last year's deadly wildfires in California's wine country reveals officers' frantic efforts to convince residents to flee as massive flames bore down

Obama Official Says Keep Kids Home to Fight Guns

An official from the Obama administration has suggested parents nationwide force Congress to act on gun control by keeping their kids home from school. Arne Duncan, a former US Secretary of Education, made the statement in a tweet on Friday after 10 people were gunned down in an east Texas...

J.J. Watt To Pay For Texas School Shooting…

Nine students and a teacher were killed and 10 other students were injured Friday in a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

The Latest: Police: Man drives into restaurant, killing 2

Authorities say a man intentionally drove vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant killing his daughter and another person, and injuring several others

5 teens involved in fatal crash were high school…

Police say they have identified teenagers involved in a car crash in Massachusetts as high school students

Uber Was Killing His Livelihood, So He Killed…

"I will not be a slave working for chump change. I would rather be dead." So read a line in the suicide note left by Doug Schifter, a 61-year-old who had for four decades driven cabs and black cars in New York City and who in February took his own...

Kilauea Eruption Sends Ash And Lava Bombs Flying…

Twenty-two fissures from the Kilauea volcano have opened up on Hawaii's Big Island since May 3

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14-year-old pretends he's a NY cop, robs a legally blind man

A 14-year-old boy posing as a New York police officer has been arrested for snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station _while pretending to help him

Man Punches Service Dog, Pregnant Deaf Woman: Cops

Violence erupted on a Frontier flight Thursday and spilled into Orlando International Airport when a passenger allegedly punched a deaf pregnant woman and her service dog, the Orlando Sentinel reports. It began when passenger Timothy Manley's wife complained about being allergic to the Great Dane, so he punched it, making...

Florida's expensive race for governor highlights…

Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws

Trump Nominates Harry Harris As Ambassador To…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly wanted Harris in this new role.

Pastor's Foul-Mouthed Tweets Lead to His Resignation

A California pastor has resigned in the wake of controversy that followed his use of some foul language while bashing his city on social media. In Twitter posts that wound up on the desks of Palo Alto city council members, Rev. Gregory Stevens, associate pastor at First Baptist Church, reportedly...

Arrest records of Rosa Parks, MLK to be preserved

Yellowing court records from the arrests of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and others at the dawn of the modern civil rights era are being preserved and digitized after being discovered in a courthouse box

Northern states taking down vestiges of racism…

Vestiges of racism and intolerance slowly being moved and removed in Michigan and other northern states as calls continue in the South to take down such monuments

This Man's Defiance Helped Spark The Civil Rights…

Bruce Boynton is a former lawyer who played a special role in the civil rights movement: He paved the way for the Freedom Riders.

Review clears deputy who searched for trapped Ohio teen

A sheriff's office has cleared the actions of a deputy who unsuccessfully searched for a 16-year-old boy who died after being trapped in a minivan

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City hopes for revitalization in aftermath of…

A remote Vermont community down on its luck had once looked forward to a downtown hotel, office and retail space and a research plant that would bring hundreds of jobs

Eels break records in Maine, where they sell for…

America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights

Texas Governor: 'We Need To Do More Than Just…

A shooter opened fire in a Texas high school Friday, killing 10 people and injuring 10 others.