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

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

China Buys US Soybeans For First Time Since Trade…

​Shipments are expected to occur sometime during the 2018/2019 marketing year.

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...

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

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7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Died While In Border…

At least one investigation is already underway after a Guatemalan girl died while she was detained by the Department of Homeland Security.

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

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....

Ryan Zinke Out as Interior Secretary

Late last month, Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva penned an op-ed asking Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to step down from his post due to a swirl of "scandals and nepotism." It looks like Grijalva is getting his wish: Per Bloomberg , sources reported that Zinke told the White House he's out, and...

Local Ingredients Are Key To Chef José And…

We sit down with chef José Andrés to talk about what food means to people's recovery.

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...

Pneumonia Shot Fells Hulk Actor Ferrigno

The Incredible Hulk was feeling pumped up this week—but with IV fluid, not testosterone-induced rage. On Wednesday night, Lou Ferrigno posted on social media a picture of himself wearing a green hospital gown (naturally) and hooked up to an IV in a medical center in Santa Monica, Calif., noting...

Federal Judge's Ruling on ACA an 'Assault' on…

The Supreme Court has twice voted (in 2012 and 2015) to keep the Affordable Care Act in place; it may soon see its third big case related to the health care law. That's because US District Court Judge Reed O’Connor of Texas has responded to a suit from 20 states...

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CDC Traces Romaine E. Coli Outbreak To California…

Health officials say the specific E. coli strain was discovered in an irrigation reservoir on a farm in Santa Barbara County.

Report: Federal Air Marshal Service curtailing surveillance

The Federal Air Marshal Services acknowledges it's curtailing a domestic surveillance program accused of spying on unwitting passengers

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: South Korean palace guards stand outside royal palace in Seoul; President Trump meets with House and Senate leaders at the White House; Palestinian youth is taken to a hospital after Gaza protests.

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

Bomb Threats Sent To Large Number Of US And…

The threats were sent to locations in New York City, Chicago and Toronto, among others.

Family: Man left woman to die on freeway during first date

The family of a Florida waitress fatally struck by numerous cars while lying on a freeway says they have solved the mystery of how she got there

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

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

New York Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against…

The lawsuit pertains to high levels of lead found within a certain children's toy.

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Parents Want Priest Fired Over Suicide Sermon

Maison Hullibarger's suicide was painful enough—then his parents heard the priest's homily. "We wanted him to celebrate how Maison lived, not how he died," his mother Linda tells the Detroit Free Press . Hullibarger, who had five siblings and studied criminal justice at the University of Toledo, was 18 when...

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

California alleges utility falsified pipeline…

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

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China Buys US Soybeans For First Time Since Trade…

​Shipments are expected to occur sometime during the 2018/2019 marketing year.

7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Died While In Border…

At least one investigation is already underway after a Guatemalan girl died while she was detained by the Department of Homeland Security.

Local Ingredients Are Key To Chef José And…

We sit down with chef José Andrés to talk about what food means to people's recovery.

CDC Traces Romaine E. Coli Outbreak To California…

Health officials say the specific E. coli strain was discovered in an irrigation reservoir on a farm in Santa Barbara County.

Bomb Threats Sent To Large Number Of US And…

The threats were sent to locations in New York City, Chicago and Toronto, among others.

New York Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against…

The lawsuit pertains to high levels of lead found within a certain children's toy.

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Ex-Pharmacy Staff Convicted In Deadly 2012…

​A federal jury found the defendants guilty on charges including mail fraud, racketeering and conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

National Enquirer Admits To Suppressing Story To…

The revelation came Wednesday in connection to the Michael Cohen investigation.

FCC Mulls Ending Rule That Bars Major TV Networks…

The FCC voted Wednesday to seek comment on what's known as the "Dual Network" rule, which prevents ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox from merging.

Doctors Say US Diplomats In Cuba Did Experience…

A group of doctors looked into U.S. embassy personnel in Havana who fell mysteriously ill.

Artificial Christmas Trees Vs. The Real Deal: Is…

Cost-wise, reusable artificial trees win hands-down. But there are a lot more factors to consider when deciding between a real or fake tree.

California Proposes Putting A Tax On Texting

A state commission says the surcharge is needed to help fund programs for low-income residents.