Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in…

The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison

Former St. Louis officer accused of assaulting…

A former St. Louis police officer is charged with three felony counts of third-degree assault accusing him of pepper-spraying protesters in 2017

Indiana attorney general's lawyers deride groping…

Lawyers for Indiana's attorney general argue that allegations he drunkenly groped four women during a party don't meet the legal standard of a misuse of power

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Top diplomat: Iran must build missiles for defense

Iran's foreign minister says his country has no choice but to manufacture missiles for defense purposes

Prosecutors seek prison terms for Virginia rally…

Federal prosecutors say a "hate crime motivation" should result in stricter sentences for three members of a white supremacist group who pleaded guilty to attacking counterprotesters at a rally in Virginia for far-right extremists

Dolphin megapod spotted off California coast

Onlookers watched as a huge pod of dolphins - known as a super- or megapod - swam alongside them.

Florida dad says he tossed boy in ocean to teach him to swim

A 37-year-old Florida man is accused of throwing his 5-year-old son into the Atlantic Ocean and then doing back flips off a city pier as the boy struggled in the water

Cat with firecrackers strapped to paw has leg amputated

An animal rescue group in Pittsburgh says someone strapped firecrackers to a cat's front left paw with rubber bands and set them off, causing such severe injuries the animal's leg had to be amputated

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A year after tragedy, Branson debates future of…

A year after a duck boat sank and killed 17 people in a Missouri lake, the future of the tourist attraction remains a topic of debate

Eric Garner's mother speaks out on anniversary of…

Eric Garner's mother urged the New York City police commissioner to fire the officer accused of using a chokehold in the death of her son

Man who fatally stabbed family tried to attack…

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says a man serving life in prison for stabbing his parents and three siblings to death tried to attack prison staff with an 8-inch long "sharpened instrument."

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health…

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared international health emergency after more than 1,600 deaths

Court hearing scheduled in Maryland newspaper…

A judge is scheduled to hear arguments on pretrial matters in the case of a man accused of killing five people at a Maryland newspaper

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City where drought is visible from space

Chennai is India's sixth largest city, but its residents are relying on trucks and trains to bring them water.