Girl accidentally slain as parents attend Christmas party

Authorities say a 12-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 6-year-old sister in suburban St. Louis while their parents were attending a Christmas party

Jesuits sent abusive priests to retire on Gonzaga's campus

Jesuits sent abusive priests to retire on Gonzaga University's campus

Lawsuit to decide Jackson statue fate in Charlottesville too

A lawsuit seeking to stop the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Charlottesville, Virginia, will now also cover the statue of another Confederate general, Stonewall Jackson

Filing: FBI searched cell of man charged in scholar's death

Attorneys for the man charged with kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois scholar say the FBI searched his jail cell when he was in court

Judge: Solve dispute over pal to sign-language gorilla Koko

A judge has ordered the Cincinnati Zoo and a gorilla conservatory to resolve a custody dispute over a gorilla loaned as a companion to Koko, the late gorilla famous for mastering sign language

Mother sues in case of missing toddler Ayla…

The mother of a toddler whose disappearance prompted the biggest criminal investigation in Maine history is suing in hopes of unearthing more details

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Park won't honor slaveholder, angering Irish cultural groups

Citing his slave-owning past, a Virginia town has officially decided not to name a refurbished park after one of its founding fathers in a move that's fostered accusations of anti-Catholic and anti-Irish bias

Ex-bank president gets 6 years prison for fraud, conspiracy

The former president of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program has been sentenced to xxx years in prison for fraud and conspiracy

Bombshell ObamaCare Ruling Hinges on a Key…

A Texas judge delivered a bombshell ruling on ObamaCare Friday night, declaring that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. US District Court Judge Reed O'Connor ruled that the individual mandate—the penalty those who forgo insurance must pay—is unconstitutional. And because the individual mandate is so integral to the...

Story hour hosted by drag performers sees some opposition

A story hour hosted by drag performers at a suburban Detroit public library is seeing some opposition roughly a year after it made its debut

After being bullied, boy named Trump gets some encouragement

An anti-bullying organization is offering some encouragement to a middle-school student who has been teased because his last name is Trump

Michelle Obama Dishes on Dubya Passing Her Things…

Another "cough drop moment" between Michelle Obama and George W. Bush? Per People and Today , the former first lady made a stop in San Jose, Calif., on Friday for her book tour, and she addressed an apparent repeat of what took place at John McCain's memorial service in September, when...

Michigan man, 90, brings Christmas to wife in…

A 90-year-old Michigan man dressed up as Santa and brought Christmas to a local nursing home so his wife could celebrate the holidays

Court Cites Dr. Seuss in Ruling Against Pipeline

A federal appeals court in Virginia thinks the US Forest Service forgot a fundamental part of its mission, and it summoned Dr. Seuss to remind them. “We trust the United States Forest Service to ‘speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues,'" the fourth US circuit court...

South Carolina deputies shoot, kill woman with knife

Sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a woman armed with a knife

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Merriam-Webster Picks Its Word of the Year

The word of the year, at least in the eyes of Merriam-Webster? "Justice." The dictionary's editor at large tells the AP that M-W isn't "editorializing"—the pick is made largely on a spike in people looking it up throughout the year on the dictionary's website. Lookups rose 74% over last...

Report Exposes Vast Scale of Russia's Pro-Trump…

Russian agents reached a staggering number of Americans through social media during the 2016 election campaign, and sites like Facebook missed some obvious signs of what was happening, according to a report prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee. The report, seen by the Washington Post, found that Russians at the...

2 convicted in Maryland delegate's grandson's shooting death

Two men have been convicted in the shooting death of a Maryland lawmaker's grandson

Poll results in tunnel wreath controversy to be released

And the winner is ... the "N" or the "A"?

Sheriff: Florida dad 'shattered' after fatally shooting son

A sheriff says a Florida father is "absolutely shattered" after fatally shooting his 30-year-old son who had gotten into a confrontation with his younger brother over a game of pool

Officer posts message to teen ticketed for speeding

A police officer posted a message on social media after ticketing an 18-year-old for driving 100 mph in a 65 mph zone

Wildfire Cleanup Workers Fired for 'Reprehensible…

Three wildfire cleanup workers in California have been fired for clowning around in the ruins of people's homes and posting what the town of Paradise calls "reprehensible" photos on social media. One photo shows the burned remains of a pet cat with a bottle near its mouth and the caption:...

Child's death highlights communication barriers…

Death of Mayan girl in US custody highlights communication challenges on border, raises questions about use of English forms

Saudis Slam 'Blatant Interference' From Senate

Saudi Arabia is not happy about historic votes in the US Senate to end American support for its war in Yemen and to denounce Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a statement, the Saudi foreign ministry slammed the Senate for "blatant interference...

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$25K Reward for Missing Mom; Cops Search Fiance's…

A Colorado woman is still missing after an intensive search of her fiance's property that involved 75 officers from different law enforcement agencies, authorities say. Kelsey Berreth, a 29-year-old flight instructor from Woodland Park, has not been seen since Thanksgiving and authorities have described her disappearance as suspicious, NBC News...

Mom in toddler tussle video says she went into…

A New York mother who had her toddler yanked from her arms by police in a widely seen video says she went into "defense mode."

After fraud probe, new primary may replace GOP…

Legislation quickly passed by North Carolina's lawmakers would require new primaries in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations, potentially replacing the Republican nominee at the center of the disputed race

Girl accidentally slain as parents attend Christmas party

Authorities say a 12-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 6-year-old sister in suburban St. Louis while their parents were attending a Christmas party

Jesuits sent abusive priests to retire on Gonzaga's campus

Jesuits sent abusive priests to retire on Gonzaga University's campus

Lawsuit to decide Jackson statue fate in Charlottesville too

A lawsuit seeking to stop the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Charlottesville, Virginia, will now also cover the statue of another Confederate general, Stonewall Jackson

Filing: FBI searched cell of man charged in scholar's death

Attorneys for the man charged with kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois scholar say the FBI searched his jail cell when he was in court

Judge: Solve dispute over pal to sign-language gorilla Koko

A judge has ordered the Cincinnati Zoo and a gorilla conservatory to resolve a custody dispute over a gorilla loaned as a companion to Koko, the late gorilla famous for mastering sign language

Mother sues in case of missing toddler Ayla…

The mother of a toddler whose disappearance prompted the biggest criminal investigation in Maine history is suing in hopes of unearthing more details

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Park won't honor slaveholder, angering Irish cultural groups

Citing his slave-owning past, a Virginia town has officially decided not to name a refurbished park after one of its founding fathers in a move that's fostered accusations of anti-Catholic and anti-Irish bias

Ex-bank president gets 6 years prison for fraud, conspiracy

The former president of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program has been sentenced to xxx years in prison for fraud and conspiracy

Bombshell ObamaCare Ruling Hinges on a Key…

A Texas judge delivered a bombshell ruling on ObamaCare Friday night, declaring that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. US District Court Judge Reed O'Connor ruled that the individual mandate—the penalty those who forgo insurance must pay—is unconstitutional. And because the individual mandate is so integral to the...

Story hour hosted by drag performers sees some opposition

A story hour hosted by drag performers at a suburban Detroit public library is seeing some opposition roughly a year after it made its debut

After being bullied, boy named Trump gets some encouragement

An anti-bullying organization is offering some encouragement to a middle-school student who has been teased because his last name is Trump

Michelle Obama Dishes on Dubya Passing Her Things…

Another "cough drop moment" between Michelle Obama and George W. Bush? Per People and Today , the former first lady made a stop in San Jose, Calif., on Friday for her book tour, and she addressed an apparent repeat of what took place at John McCain's memorial service in September, when...

Michigan man, 90, brings Christmas to wife in…

A 90-year-old Michigan man dressed up as Santa and brought Christmas to a local nursing home so his wife could celebrate the holidays

Court Cites Dr. Seuss in Ruling Against Pipeline

A federal appeals court in Virginia thinks the US Forest Service forgot a fundamental part of its mission, and it summoned Dr. Seuss to remind them. “We trust the United States Forest Service to ‘speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues,'" the fourth US circuit court...

South Carolina deputies shoot, kill woman with knife

Sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a woman armed with a knife

AdChoices Icon

Merriam-Webster Picks Its Word of the Year

The word of the year, at least in the eyes of Merriam-Webster? "Justice." The dictionary's editor at large tells the AP that M-W isn't "editorializing"—the pick is made largely on a spike in people looking it up throughout the year on the dictionary's website. Lookups rose 74% over last...

Report Exposes Vast Scale of Russia's Pro-Trump…

Russian agents reached a staggering number of Americans through social media during the 2016 election campaign, and sites like Facebook missed some obvious signs of what was happening, according to a report prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee. The report, seen by the Washington Post, found that Russians at the...

2 convicted in Maryland delegate's grandson's shooting death

Two men have been convicted in the shooting death of a Maryland lawmaker's grandson

Poll results in tunnel wreath controversy to be released

And the winner is ... the "N" or the "A"?

Sheriff: Florida dad 'shattered' after fatally shooting son

A sheriff says a Florida father is "absolutely shattered" after fatally shooting his 30-year-old son who had gotten into a confrontation with his younger brother over a game of pool

Officer posts message to teen ticketed for speeding

A police officer posted a message on social media after ticketing an 18-year-old for driving 100 mph in a 65 mph zone

Wildfire Cleanup Workers Fired for 'Reprehensible…

Three wildfire cleanup workers in California have been fired for clowning around in the ruins of people's homes and posting what the town of Paradise calls "reprehensible" photos on social media. One photo shows the burned remains of a pet cat with a bottle near its mouth and the caption:...

Child's death highlights communication barriers…

Death of Mayan girl in US custody highlights communication challenges on border, raises questions about use of English forms

Saudis Slam 'Blatant Interference' From Senate

Saudi Arabia is not happy about historic votes in the US Senate to end American support for its war in Yemen and to denounce Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a statement, the Saudi foreign ministry slammed the Senate for "blatant interference...

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$25K Reward for Missing Mom; Cops Search Fiance's…

A Colorado woman is still missing after an intensive search of her fiance's property that involved 75 officers from different law enforcement agencies, authorities say. Kelsey Berreth, a 29-year-old flight instructor from Woodland Park, has not been seen since Thanksgiving and authorities have described her disappearance as suspicious, NBC News...

Mom in toddler tussle video says she went into…

A New York mother who had her toddler yanked from her arms by police in a widely seen video says she went into "defense mode."

After fraud probe, new primary may replace GOP…

Legislation quickly passed by North Carolina's lawmakers would require new primaries in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations, potentially replacing the Republican nominee at the center of the disputed race