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'The Notorious RBG' draws sold-out audience in…

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an unlikely national rock star, but "The Notorious RBG" is now the subject of a second film this year

Trump's Old Chief of Staff Plans to Join the…

Reince Priebus is trying to join the US Navy. The former White House chief of staff—who resigned the post after six months —has a letter of recommendation from Defense Secretary James Mattis to help him become a reserve officer, the Washington Post reports. "Reince's experience, education, and personality make...

Scott Walker Stuns With His Version of Venn…

To no one's surprise, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation Friday limiting the power of Gov-elect Tony Evers. But he did throw the world a curveball by explaining the new law with a uniquely reimagined Venn diagram, per the Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal . At a Green Bay news conference, Walker displayed a...

4 die in crash of Portuguese medical emergency helicopter

Portuguese authorities say four people have died when a helicopter in the country's medical emergency service crashed

Baylor ties pervade rape case that sparked uproar

Local leaders say plea deal allowing former Baylor student to serve no jail time highlights outsized influence alumni play in shaping local criminal justice system

'One of a kind' tomb found in Egypt

The tomb, filled with hieroglyphs and statues, has been untouched for 4,440 years.

This Is the Best Place to Live in Every State

What makes a town worth living in? While beautiful scenery and a sense of community can help give a location character, features like abffordability, safety, convenience, and a bustling economy are always critical factors.

Here's How Much More People Will Pay for a…

With some products, you may not care about getting the off-brand option. But for many things, it seems a good rep goes a long way.

Pope hopes new UN global pact sparks compassion for migrants

Pope Francis is expressing hope that the new, U.N. global pact for safe, orderly migration, spurs solidarity toward migrants

The Latest: Migrant girl's family disputes…

Lawyers for the family of a 7-year-old girl who died while in U.S. Border Patrol custody say she did not suffer from a lack of food or water before being picked up by authorities

Dow down on global economic worries

U.S. stocks slumped on Friday as weak data from China and Europe stoked fears of a global economic slowdown. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Germany sees notable drop in asylum applications in 2018

The German government anticipates a notable drop in asylum applications in 2018 even including all the babies born to recent migrants in Germany

2 women in custody in death of 4-month-old boy at NYC hotel

A 4-month-old boy has died after he was found unconscious and unresponsive at a New York City hotel

Regulators Say PG&E Falsified Data For Years…

Regulators say California's Pacific Gas & Electric Company, possibly the source of this year's wildfire, falsified safety records for years.

Nations at climate talks back universal emissions…

Nearly 200 countries at the U.N. climate talks have agreed upon universal, transparent rules on how nations can cut greenhouse gas emissions and curb global warming

Worries about ballot security overshadow disputed…

Democrats and Republicans concede a do-over election might be needed in disputed North Carolina congressional race after warnings about the potential for voter fraud in a rural county went unheeded for years

All evacuation orders lifted in deadly California…

All evacuation orders have been lifted in Paradise more than a month after a devastating wildfire that wiped out the Northern California town

Green Beret 'Admitted to Murder' in Job Interview

A celebrated Green Beret admits to killing a man, but insists it wasn't murder—an impression the US Army no longer shares, NBC News reports. Army Maj. Mathew Golsteyn has admitted twice to the 2010 killing of an Afghan male in Marjah, Afghanistan, insisting the victim was a dangerous bomb-maker....

North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong…

North Koreans are marking the anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il seven years ago with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son, Kim Jong Un

Another NY Lawyer Caught in Racist Tirade

What's up with New York lawyers? Months after one was caught on video spewing anti-immigrant rhetoric in a restaurant, another flung racist insults on the subway and apparently assaulted a woman of Asian descent. Anna Lushchinskaya, 40, shouted profanities at a 24-year-old Tuesday after bumping into her on the northbound...