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Sandy Hook families switch tactics, put hoaxers…

The father of a 6-year-old killed in the 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School has won a defamation suit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened

Jury to be seated in Navy SEAL's California…

Combat veterans who lost friends and comrades in battle are being questioned as potential jurors in the war crimes trial of a decorated Navy SEAL

'Burning river' loses sting in Cleveland 50 years…

Fifty years after the Cuyahoga River's famous fire, a plucky new generation of Cleveland artists and entrepreneurs has turned the old jokes into inspiration and forged the decades of embarrassment into a fiery brand of local pride

Egypt's ousted President Morsi buried after…

Egypt's ousted President Morsi, quietly buried under heavy security in Cairo cemetery after dramatic courtroom death

Florida officer guilty of negligence for shooting caretaker

A Florida police officer has been found guilty of culpable negligence for shooting at a severely autistic man and wounding the man's caretaker

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What does this hat mean to Americans?

The signature red hat made famous by President Trump has divided Americans on what it represents.

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar

An independent review of U.N. operations in the years before thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a brutal crackdown by Myanmar's military concluded the organization's many bodies failed to act together, resulting in "systemic and structural failures."

Asian markets mixed ahead of central banks' rate…

Asian markets mixed ahead of interest rate decisions by U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks

Government fails to release data on deaths in…

Government fails to release data on deaths in police custody, more than four years after Congress required the Department of Justice to assemble the information

US To Send Approximately 1,000 More Troops To…

​Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said he's authorized the deployment "for defensive purposes."

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AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop…

Medication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Service examination raises troubling questions about whether deaths could have been avoided.

Attorney: Officer who shot 3 in Costco was…

A lawyer says a Los Angeles policeman who opened fire inside a Costco was attacked without warning and briefly knocked out as he held his year-old child

Some of the stories behind those involved in jail…

A Marine with PTSD, a schizophrenic father, a granddad struggling with depression: They are just some of the many who've taken their lives after being jailed for various infractions, a problem experts say is preventable with more training and safeguards

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills…

Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured

Indiana attorney general's accusers set announcement

The four women who accused Indiana's attorney general of drunkenly groping them at a party are holding a news conference with their lawyers

Egypt's ousted president Morsi dies during trial

Morsi, who was 67, had been in custody since he was ousted by the military in 2013 after mass protests.

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Q&A: A look at the issue of mentally ill inmates…

How did jails end up being temporary homes for so many of the mentally ill and addicted? And why do so many jail inmates take their own lives? Some questions and answers are found in policies that have evolved over decades.