Japanese boat owners charged with helping smuggle…

U.S. prosecutors in Hawaii are accusing the owners and officers of a Japanese fishing boat of helping Indonesian fishermen smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins

California court blocks pardon of man who killed…

In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old man Cambodian refugee facing deportation for killing and robbing a woman when he was 14 years old

August trial set for fatal Florida parking…

A trial date has been set in the case of a white man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a parking lot dispute in July

California alleges utility falsified pipeline…

Regulators are accusing one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents on natural gas pipelines

Police want direct talk with missing Colorado…

An official leading the search for a missing Colorado woman says her disappearance is suspicious and is urging the woman's fiance to speak directly with investigators

GOP candidate says he made decision to hire ballot operative

The Republican candidate in a disputed North Carolina congressional race says it was his decision to hire an operative who is now a person of interest in an investigation

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Judge orders Idaho to give transgender inmate…

A federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men's prison

Cow steals spotlight at student's graduation…

University of Missouri students were stunned when a towering dairy cow appeared on campus to make a cameo in a graduation photo shoot

4th defendant in malnourished boy's death get prison

A man charged with neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old Indiana boy with cerebral palsy has reached a plea agreement in the case

Report details firefighters' harrowing work in…

A report on firefighter injuries in a deadly Northern California wildfire details the harrowing conditions they faced and a few close calls with death

Last minute donation saves Chicago church from…

A 120-year-old Greek Orthodox church in Chicago has been saved from going to auction after a midnight call from a group of donors, which one church official says is "a Christmas miracle"

Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with…

After spellbinding trial featuring tales of infidelity and a multimillion dollar insurance payout, a jury convicts a Florida woman of helping to mastermind the killing of her husband decades ago

Boy's mother called 911 before Indiana school…

Police say a 14-year-old Indiana boy's mother was the 911 caller who warned authorities before the teenager shot his way into a middle school and exchanged gunfire with officers

Man’s Fall From Cruise Ship ‘Was an Intentional…

A vacation nightmare: A man on Friday went overboard from a cruise ship about 35 miles off the Florida Keys. The US Coast Guard was searching for the unidentified 26-year-old who plummeted from the Carnival Victory, using a plane, helicopter, and cutter, per CNN . "Sadly, all the facts surrounding this...

US couple accused of enticing Chinese into sex trafficking

A New Hampshire husband and wife are accused of luring at least 27 Chinese women into the sex trade at locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont

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Parkland survivor, gun-reform advocate accepted…

A Florida high schooler who survived a school shooting massacre and co-founded the "March For Our Lives" gun-reform movement has been accepted to Harvard

Remains of sailor killed at Pearl Harbor…

Full military honors will be given to a Louisiana sailor whose remains have been identified more than 75 years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

Priest criticized teenager who killed himself at funeral

The Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit says it regrets that a priest officiating at a teen's funeral questioned whether he would get to heaven after killing himself.

Homeless vet in alleged GoFundMe scam released on…

A homeless man from Philadelphia who allegedly schemed with a New Jersey couple to scam GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 will be released from jail pending trial

UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate…

North Carolina's public university system rejects proposal to build a $5 million structure to house a toppled Confederate statue

Brothers charged in death of man wrapped in duct tape

A grand jury has handed up an indictment charging two brothers in the death of a Louisiana man who had been wrapped in duct tape and died of asphyxiation

Sheriff disputes injuries black man suffered in…

Tennessee law enforcement officials are disputing the extent of the injuries suffered by a black man who was beaten by a white officer while handcuffed

Steps taken to address Walter Reed shooting alert…

Two Maryland congressmen say Navy officials are taking steps to correct deficiencies that wrongly led to reports of an active shooter at Walter Reed National Medical Center outside Washington last month

Lawyers seek to exclude evidence at NYC truck attack trial

Lawyers for a man charged with killing eight people in a terrorist attack on a New York City bike path say they have learned that the FBI was intercepting his communications

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California chief justice gives up Republican…

California Supreme Court chief justice says she gave up her Republican Party affiliation over concerns about increasing polarization and incivility in the country

Montana man pleads guilty to killing 2, putting…

A Montana man has pleaded guilty to killing two people whose bodies were dismembered and placed in acid-filled tubs to dispose of them

Close win: Democrat has subpoena for Kentucky House Speaker

A Democrat whose one-vote victory for a Kentucky House seat is being challenged by his Republican rival has filed a subpoena for the incoming GOP House speaker

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Japanese boat owners charged with helping smuggle…

U.S. prosecutors in Hawaii are accusing the owners and officers of a Japanese fishing boat of helping Indonesian fishermen smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins

California court blocks pardon of man who killed…

In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old man Cambodian refugee facing deportation for killing and robbing a woman when he was 14 years old

August trial set for fatal Florida parking…

A trial date has been set in the case of a white man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a parking lot dispute in July

California alleges utility falsified pipeline…

Regulators are accusing one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents on natural gas pipelines

Police want direct talk with missing Colorado…

An official leading the search for a missing Colorado woman says her disappearance is suspicious and is urging the woman's fiance to speak directly with investigators

GOP candidate says he made decision to hire ballot operative

The Republican candidate in a disputed North Carolina congressional race says it was his decision to hire an operative who is now a person of interest in an investigation

AdChoices Icon

Judge orders Idaho to give transgender inmate…

A federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men's prison

Cow steals spotlight at student's graduation…

University of Missouri students were stunned when a towering dairy cow appeared on campus to make a cameo in a graduation photo shoot

4th defendant in malnourished boy's death get prison

A man charged with neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old Indiana boy with cerebral palsy has reached a plea agreement in the case

Report details firefighters' harrowing work in…

A report on firefighter injuries in a deadly Northern California wildfire details the harrowing conditions they faced and a few close calls with death

Last minute donation saves Chicago church from…

A 120-year-old Greek Orthodox church in Chicago has been saved from going to auction after a midnight call from a group of donors, which one church official says is "a Christmas miracle"

Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with…

After spellbinding trial featuring tales of infidelity and a multimillion dollar insurance payout, a jury convicts a Florida woman of helping to mastermind the killing of her husband decades ago

Boy's mother called 911 before Indiana school…

Police say a 14-year-old Indiana boy's mother was the 911 caller who warned authorities before the teenager shot his way into a middle school and exchanged gunfire with officers

Man’s Fall From Cruise Ship ‘Was an Intentional…

A vacation nightmare: A man on Friday went overboard from a cruise ship about 35 miles off the Florida Keys. The US Coast Guard was searching for the unidentified 26-year-old who plummeted from the Carnival Victory, using a plane, helicopter, and cutter, per CNN . "Sadly, all the facts surrounding this...

US couple accused of enticing Chinese into sex trafficking

A New Hampshire husband and wife are accused of luring at least 27 Chinese women into the sex trade at locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont

AdChoices Icon

Parkland survivor, gun-reform advocate accepted…

A Florida high schooler who survived a school shooting massacre and co-founded the "March For Our Lives" gun-reform movement has been accepted to Harvard

Remains of sailor killed at Pearl Harbor…

Full military honors will be given to a Louisiana sailor whose remains have been identified more than 75 years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

Priest criticized teenager who killed himself at funeral

The Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit says it regrets that a priest officiating at a teen's funeral questioned whether he would get to heaven after killing himself.

Homeless vet in alleged GoFundMe scam released on…

A homeless man from Philadelphia who allegedly schemed with a New Jersey couple to scam GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 will be released from jail pending trial

UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate…

North Carolina's public university system rejects proposal to build a $5 million structure to house a toppled Confederate statue

Brothers charged in death of man wrapped in duct tape

A grand jury has handed up an indictment charging two brothers in the death of a Louisiana man who had been wrapped in duct tape and died of asphyxiation

Sheriff disputes injuries black man suffered in…

Tennessee law enforcement officials are disputing the extent of the injuries suffered by a black man who was beaten by a white officer while handcuffed

Steps taken to address Walter Reed shooting alert…

Two Maryland congressmen say Navy officials are taking steps to correct deficiencies that wrongly led to reports of an active shooter at Walter Reed National Medical Center outside Washington last month

Lawyers seek to exclude evidence at NYC truck attack trial

Lawyers for a man charged with killing eight people in a terrorist attack on a New York City bike path say they have learned that the FBI was intercepting his communications

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California chief justice gives up Republican…

California Supreme Court chief justice says she gave up her Republican Party affiliation over concerns about increasing polarization and incivility in the country

Montana man pleads guilty to killing 2, putting…

A Montana man has pleaded guilty to killing two people whose bodies were dismembered and placed in acid-filled tubs to dispose of them

Close win: Democrat has subpoena for Kentucky House Speaker

A Democrat whose one-vote victory for a Kentucky House seat is being challenged by his Republican rival has filed a subpoena for the incoming GOP House speaker