'Devastating Tragedy' for Chicago Police

The number of Chicago police officers killed in the line of duty this year doubled in a single tragic incident Monday night. Police say officers Eduardo Marmolejo, 36, and Conrad Gary, 31, were struck and killed by a train on the city's South Side while investigating a report of shots...

Ex-Trump adviser Stone admits to InfoWars lies…

Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone has settled a $100 million lawsuit accusing him of publishing lies on the far-right InfoWars website

Chicago police: 2 officers die after being struck…

Chicago police say two officers investigating a shots-fired call on the city's far South Side have died after being struck by a train

Kentucky gov calls legislature in session for…

Kentucky's Republican governor has called the state legislature back in session to consider changes to the state's troubled public pension system

Man dies in crash following deadly California…

Central California authorities say a man who went on a deadly robbery, shooting and carjacking rampage has died in a high-speed crash during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars

UN approves compact to support world's refugees; US objects

The U.N. General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a non-binding compact that provides more robust support for countries where most of the world's more than 25 million refugees live

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California utility fires contractor from wildfire…

A Northern California utility terminated its contract with a construction company to help with wildfire recovery after three workers on social media posted insensitive photos and comments poking fun at victims and the region

UN condemns North Korea rights violations and…

The U.N. General Assembly is condemning North Korea's "systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights" and condemning its diversion of resources into pursing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles over the welfare of its people

US defeated trying to rid references to reproductive health

The U.S. has faced overwhelming defeat in 2 attempts to eliminate references to "sexual and reproductive health" from U.N. General Assembly resolutions on preventing violence and sexual harassment of women and girls and on child, early and forced marriage

Expert: California man convicted in terror case…

A former CIA employee who studies terror networks says a California man convicted of attempting to support the Islamic State does not have the attributes of an Islamic extremist

The Latest: Car driver charged in North Carolina…

A North Carolina woman has been charged with driving while impaired after a crash with a school bus that sent 13 students to the hospital

Police: Students made 'horrifying' mock shooting videos

Three students in upstate New York who police say posted videos mimicking a school shooting have been arrested

Family: Alabama tries to shield officer who…

Relatives of a black man shot to death by an Alabama police officer are complaining about the state's decision to take over the investigation from Birmingham's first black district attorney

Girl's death shows communication issues on…

The death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl has shown the struggle to communicate with migrants who speak limited English and Spanish along the U.S.-Mexico border

Father of man accused in Waffle House shooting returned guns

The father of a man accused of killing four people with an assault-style rifle in a Nashville Waffle House says he gave guns back to Travis Reinking that had previously been confiscated when his son told him he was moving away

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Philadelphia records most homicides in over a…

Philadelphia has seen more homicides this year than in any other in over a decade, as a particularly violent summer morphed into a deadly fall and the mayor declared gun violence a public health emergency

FBI: Florida man posted bomb instructions for…

A Florida man has been arrested on charges of posting detailed bomb-making instructions to online sites frequented by extremists such as supporters of the Islamic State group

Missouri woman who drove car into Kansas River pleads guilty

A 26-year-old Missouri woman who intentionally drove her vehicle into the Kansas River in Lawrence has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder

Inside One Man's Theory: There Is No Zodiac Killer

"Finding out there’s no Zodiac would be like finding out there's no Santa Claus," writes Bill Black for MEL Magazine —which may explain why a whole bunch of people are no fan of Thomas Henry Horan. He's a semi-retired community college writing professor in St. Louis. He also previously worked...

Markets Right Now: Another steep drop pulls Dow…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 500 points, its second straight drop of that size and its fourth big decline this month.

Pearl Found in $14.75 Lunch Could Be Worth Thousands

Rick Antosh ordered his usual at New York City's Grand Central Oyster Bar on Dec. 5, but on that particular day, his lunch came with something a little extra: a pea-sized pearl. Antosh got the $14.75 pan roast, which the New York Post describes as a stew-like dish that...

Prominent artist defends colleague's disputed…

A prominent artist will insist that one of his murals be removed from a Los Angeles school if officials follow through on plans to cover up another artist's mural that some activists find offensive

Here's What Likely Killed Migrant Girl, 7

Hospital officials who treated Jakelin Caal Maquin say the 7-year-old Guatemalan girl likely died of septic shock, according to newly released documents from the Department of Homeland Security. The documents provide what NBC News calls the most detailed timeline so far of the Dec. 8 death of Caal, who was...

Mississippi appeal seeks to revive 15-week abortion ban

Mississippi is trying to revive one the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation

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Gimme an 'A': Tunnel authority to move decoration…

The great Holland Tunnel wreath controversy is resolved

No one hurt after Ferris wheel malfunctions in…

Authorities say all passengers were safely rescued after a Ferris wheel malfunctioned in central Arkansas

Serbia and Kosovo trade accusations over Kosovo's new army

The presidents of Serbia and Kosovo traded accusations in the UN Security Council Monday over Kosovo's decision to transform its existing 4,000-strong security force into a regular army and Serbia's threat of armed intervention _ but both seek dialogue

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'Devastating Tragedy' for Chicago Police

The number of Chicago police officers killed in the line of duty this year doubled in a single tragic incident Monday night. Police say officers Eduardo Marmolejo, 36, and Conrad Gary, 31, were struck and killed by a train on the city's South Side while investigating a report of shots...

Ex-Trump adviser Stone admits to InfoWars lies…

Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone has settled a $100 million lawsuit accusing him of publishing lies on the far-right InfoWars website

Chicago police: 2 officers die after being struck…

Chicago police say two officers investigating a shots-fired call on the city's far South Side have died after being struck by a train

Kentucky gov calls legislature in session for…

Kentucky's Republican governor has called the state legislature back in session to consider changes to the state's troubled public pension system

Man dies in crash following deadly California…

Central California authorities say a man who went on a deadly robbery, shooting and carjacking rampage has died in a high-speed crash during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars

UN approves compact to support world's refugees; US objects

The U.N. General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a non-binding compact that provides more robust support for countries where most of the world's more than 25 million refugees live

AdChoices Icon

California utility fires contractor from wildfire…

A Northern California utility terminated its contract with a construction company to help with wildfire recovery after three workers on social media posted insensitive photos and comments poking fun at victims and the region

UN condemns North Korea rights violations and…

The U.N. General Assembly is condemning North Korea's "systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights" and condemning its diversion of resources into pursing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles over the welfare of its people

US defeated trying to rid references to reproductive health

The U.S. has faced overwhelming defeat in 2 attempts to eliminate references to "sexual and reproductive health" from U.N. General Assembly resolutions on preventing violence and sexual harassment of women and girls and on child, early and forced marriage

Expert: California man convicted in terror case…

A former CIA employee who studies terror networks says a California man convicted of attempting to support the Islamic State does not have the attributes of an Islamic extremist

The Latest: Car driver charged in North Carolina…

A North Carolina woman has been charged with driving while impaired after a crash with a school bus that sent 13 students to the hospital

Police: Students made 'horrifying' mock shooting videos

Three students in upstate New York who police say posted videos mimicking a school shooting have been arrested

Family: Alabama tries to shield officer who…

Relatives of a black man shot to death by an Alabama police officer are complaining about the state's decision to take over the investigation from Birmingham's first black district attorney

Girl's death shows communication issues on…

The death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl has shown the struggle to communicate with migrants who speak limited English and Spanish along the U.S.-Mexico border

Father of man accused in Waffle House shooting returned guns

The father of a man accused of killing four people with an assault-style rifle in a Nashville Waffle House says he gave guns back to Travis Reinking that had previously been confiscated when his son told him he was moving away

AdChoices Icon

Philadelphia records most homicides in over a…

Philadelphia has seen more homicides this year than in any other in over a decade, as a particularly violent summer morphed into a deadly fall and the mayor declared gun violence a public health emergency

FBI: Florida man posted bomb instructions for…

A Florida man has been arrested on charges of posting detailed bomb-making instructions to online sites frequented by extremists such as supporters of the Islamic State group

Missouri woman who drove car into Kansas River pleads guilty

A 26-year-old Missouri woman who intentionally drove her vehicle into the Kansas River in Lawrence has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder

Inside One Man's Theory: There Is No Zodiac Killer

"Finding out there’s no Zodiac would be like finding out there's no Santa Claus," writes Bill Black for MEL Magazine —which may explain why a whole bunch of people are no fan of Thomas Henry Horan. He's a semi-retired community college writing professor in St. Louis. He also previously worked...

Markets Right Now: Another steep drop pulls Dow…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 500 points, its second straight drop of that size and its fourth big decline this month.

Pearl Found in $14.75 Lunch Could Be Worth Thousands

Rick Antosh ordered his usual at New York City's Grand Central Oyster Bar on Dec. 5, but on that particular day, his lunch came with something a little extra: a pea-sized pearl. Antosh got the $14.75 pan roast, which the New York Post describes as a stew-like dish that...

Prominent artist defends colleague's disputed…

A prominent artist will insist that one of his murals be removed from a Los Angeles school if officials follow through on plans to cover up another artist's mural that some activists find offensive

Here's What Likely Killed Migrant Girl, 7

Hospital officials who treated Jakelin Caal Maquin say the 7-year-old Guatemalan girl likely died of septic shock, according to newly released documents from the Department of Homeland Security. The documents provide what NBC News calls the most detailed timeline so far of the Dec. 8 death of Caal, who was...

Mississippi appeal seeks to revive 15-week abortion ban

Mississippi is trying to revive one the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation

AdChoices Icon

Gimme an 'A': Tunnel authority to move decoration…

The great Holland Tunnel wreath controversy is resolved

No one hurt after Ferris wheel malfunctions in…

Authorities say all passengers were safely rescued after a Ferris wheel malfunctioned in central Arkansas

Serbia and Kosovo trade accusations over Kosovo's new army

The presidents of Serbia and Kosovo traded accusations in the UN Security Council Monday over Kosovo's decision to transform its existing 4,000-strong security force into a regular army and Serbia's threat of armed intervention _ but both seek dialogue