Prosecutor: Navy SEAL bragged about killing…

Defense attorneys say the case against a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing a captive Islamic State fighter is built on lies from subordinates who hated a tough officer

Attorney: Man killed at Costco was mentally ill…

A lawyer says the man fatally shot by an off-duty police officer in a Southern California Costco was mentally ill and off his medication when he pushed or slapped the policeman

US To Send Approximately 1,000 More Troops To…

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

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for…

A California utility agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments to cover damages from a series of deadly wildfires caused by its downed power lines

Ship's Cargo Was $1B in Cocaine, Feds Say

Federal authorities have made what they called one of the largest cocaine busts in US history: 16 tons of the drug, worth more than $1 billion. The haul was seized Tuesday from a cargo ship, the MSC Gayane, at the Port of Philadelphia, the Inquirer reported. "This amount of cocaine...

33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US…

U.S. authorities say they have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at Philadelphia's port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history

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SCOTUS Dismisses Va. Lawmakers' Appeal In…

The Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by Virginia House of Delegates in racial gerrymandering case.

Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman

A Dallas Morning News photographer recounts witnessing a shooting at a federal building in the city's downtown

Witness: Suspect in slaying tried to get her into…

A University of Illinois graduate student has told jurors that the man on trial for abducting and killing a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China attempted to get her into his car by posing as an undercover police officer

Harvard case offers reminder of perils of online…

Social-media posts that led Harvard University to revoke admission offer were originally shared only among friends

Attorneys Propose Plan For National Opioid…

Attorneys involved in a consolidated national lawsuit against opioid-makers are proposing a settlement setup that could benefit all U.S. cities.

Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos

Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends

Sheriff suspended after Parkland shooting fights…

A lawyer says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' decision to suspend the sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting was a knee-jerk reaction based on politics and not facts

Pup fostering gives genetic boost to wild Mexican…

A dozen Mexican gray wolf pups are being raised by wild packs in Arizona and New Mexico as biologists mark another season of trying to bolster the genetics of the endangered species

Phoenix Officials Apologize After Controversial…

The Phoenix mayor and police chief have spoken out about a video showing officers drawing their weapons, cursing and threatening to shoot a family.

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Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion

A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students' behavior

Authorities: Alabama man fed meth to caged…

Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged "attack squirrel" in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive

Manafort Stays Out of Rikers, With Unusual Help

Paul Manafort, President Trump's onetime campaign manager, has been spared from a planned transfer to the notorious Rikers Island jail after the Department of Justice stepped in. Manafort, who has been imprisoned in Pennsylvania, was scheduled to be moved to Rikers while awaiting a state trial in New York, ABC...

What Is Juneteenth And Why Do We Celebrate It?

On June 19, 1865, Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger unknowingly established the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S.

UN aid chief says 'humanitarian disaster' unfolding in Idlib

The U.N. humanitarian chief declared Tuesday that "a humanitarian disaster" is unfolding in Syria's last rebel-held territory where Bashar Assad's forces have launched an offensive, ending a cease-fire negotiated by Turkey and Russia in September

Newtown parents score a win in growing fight…

Newtown parents have scored a win in their growing battle against conspiracy theorists, as the father of a 6-year-old killed at Sandy Hook won a defamation suit against authors who claimed the school shooting never happened

Man re-arrested for fatal stabbing of Houston boy…

Authorities say new DNA evidence has resulted in the re-arrest of a man who they allege fatally stabbed an 11-year-old Houston boy as he walked home from school in 2016

The Latest: Florida sheriff fights accusations of negligence

The Florida sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting is fighting for his job in front of state lawmakers

Attorney Michael Avenatti faces November trial in…

California attorney Michael Avenatti faces a November trial date on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike

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Police say video depicts shoplifting preceding…

Police released surveillance video Tuesday aimed at backing up their assertion that adults and not just a child were shoplifting before a videotaped encounter during which Phoenix officers pointed guns and yelled profanities at a family

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years

A New Jersey man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private plane while it was on autopilot

Police: Mom intentionally drives into Michigan…

Authorities say they've found the body of a woman and her 9-year-old twin daughters after she intentionally drove a car carrying them into a southwestern Michigan river