Former Trump adviser settles suit over false info…

Roger Stone, a former campaign adviser to Donald Trump, has settled a $100 million lawsuit accusing him of publishing false information on the InfoWars website

Rare tornado damages homes in Washington state

A strong tornado touched down near Port Orchard Tuesday afternoon, heavily damaging several homes and toppling trees

Settlement requires 'anti-hate training' for…

An internet troll who harassed a black college student with racist messages on social media has agreed to a court settlement requiring him to get "anti-hate training," apologize in writing and on video and publicly renounce white supremacy

Attorney: Deadly hotel freezer could lock someone…

The attorney for a woman suing a suburban Chicago hotel over the death of her 19-year-old daughter in a walk-in freezer says someone could have locked the young woman inside

Report: Texas senator denies sexting, but won't…

A former U.S. prosecutor hired by the University of Texas says a state senator accused of sending sexually explicit text messages to a graduate student blamed them on someone else and didn't fully cooperate with investigators

Prada withdraws luxury trinkets over blackface controversy

Prada is no longer selling a line of accessories and displays following complaints they featured blackface-style imagery

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California to pay $3M over death of teen holding…

Sonoma County will pay $3 million to settle a civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a California teenager who was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy while holding a pellet gun

Booze cruise battle: Booted from NYC dock, owner…

The owner of a New York City sightseeing cruise business is going to court to fight the ouster of his vessels from city-owned docks in Brooklyn

St. Louis police searching for woman's stolen tiny home

It shouldn't be hard to spot the property stolen from St. Louis resident Meghan Panu

Colorado baker back in court over 2nd LGBT bias…

Attorneys for a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds say the state is punishing him again for not baking a cake celebrating a gender transition

Man Fools Package Thieves With Farting Glitter…

Mark Rober felt violated when a package was stolen off his doorstep a few months back, so he decided to get revenge—in a big way. Rober, an engineer who has worked on NASA's Curiosity Rover, joined forces with a friend who makes custom circuit boards to create a high-tech...

Writer seeks records of probe into Pentagon Papers leak

A Harvard University professor and writer for The New Yorker is asking a court to order the release of documents related to two grand juries that sat in Boston nearly 50 years ago to investigate the leak of the Pentagon Papers

Sex assault case dropped, judge cites drunken…

An Iowa judge has cited the courthouse arrest of a drunken prosecutor in dismissing charges against a man accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy

New entrant to NJ sports betting; FanDuel, Draft…

A Canadian company says it will enter New Jersey's sports betting market as an affiliate of Monmouth Park Racetrack

Woman suspected in armed robbery shot, killed by police

Authorities in Virginia say a woman suspected in an armed robbery was shot and killed after she pointed a gun at a police officer

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Farmers urged to support Trump rollback of water…

The Trump administration is calling on farmers to throw their support behind a proposal to withdraw federal protections for many of the country's waterways and wetlands

Sex offender Owen Labrie ordered to jail after…

A judge has declined to shorten the jail term for a New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate in 2015 as part of a game of sexual conquest

Guy Hacks Baby Monitor, Says He's in Baby's Nursery

Nathan and Ellen Rigney were asleep just before midnight Monday when the baby monitor next to their bed started making a beeping noise. Next, the Texas couple started hearing "sexual expletives," which they assumed were coming from inside their 4-month-old son's room. "Then [he] said 'I’m going to kidnap your...

Chicago officers likely didn't see train that…

Chicago police say two officers likely didn't see or hear a train that fatally struck them because they were focused on another train coming the opposite direction

Groups: US must consider how salmon fishing hurts…

Two conservation groups say the federal government is violating the Endangered Species Act by failing to consider how salmon fishing off the West Coast is affecting endangered killer whales

US: German company to plead guilty in VW emissions scheme

U.S. authorities say a German engineering company has agreed to plead guilty and pay $35 million for its role in the Volkswagen vehicle emissions scandal

Trump Foundation Woes: That $10K Portrait Didn't…

President Trump's controversial charitable foundation is shutting down. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said Tuesday that the Donald J. Trump Foundation has agreed to dissolve itself under the oversight of the courts and her office, reports ABC News . Earlier this year, Underwood sued the foundation , alleging that the Trump...

Correction: Colorado River Water-Drought story

Correction: Colorado River Water-Drought story

Wetlands, lakes would lose protections under Michigan bill

Michigan legislators are poised to remove protections for many of the state's wetlands, inland lakes and streams

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To Get Rid of Bump Stocks, DOJ Redefines Them

Bump stocks can turn a semiautomatic weapon into a firearm that shoots at nearly the speed of a machine gun, and a "machine gun" is what the devices will be considered going forward. NPR reports the Trump administration on Tuesday announced a ban on the attachments, a move facilitated by...

Nevada officials say death row inmate trying to…

Nevada prison officials say death row inmate Scott Dozier has gone to great lengths to kill himself while awaiting execution, including attempting to obtain drops of a deadly drug on a piece of paper sent through prison mail

Judge lifts order blocking Houston firefighter pay measure

Judge lifts court order blocking the implementation of a new charter amendment that would give Houston's firefighters pay parity with city police officers