El Chapo's lawyers concerned by juror misconduct…

El Chapo's lawyers are raising concerns of potential juror misconduct after a member of the jury told a news website that several jurors viewed media coverage of the Mexican drug lord's trial against a judge's orders

OU regents chair: President didn't initiate…

The chair of the University of Oklahoma regents says an ongoing personnel investigation was not initiated by the current president, but declined to elaborate further following a closed-door meeting with attorneys to discuss the probe

Pennsylvania must replace voting machines, lawmakers told

Pennsylvania's top elections officials is warning that failing to replace voting machines by 2020 could put the state in the position of being the only one without a voter-verifiable paper trail

Winter storm closes schools, snarls travel across…

A sprawling storm is closing schools, snarling travel and threatening homeless populations with snow and cold stretching from the Midwest to the East Coast

Funeral held for NYPD detective killed by…

A New York City police detective killed by friendly fire while responding to a chaotic robbery scene was hailed at his funeral on Wednesday as a consummate law enforcer with people skills befitting his lifelong nickname: "Smiles."

Utah man charged with hate crimes in attack on Mexicans

The U.S. government has charged a Utah man with a hate crime for his attack last year on three men authorities say he targeted because they were Mexican

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Nurse charged in fatal drug-swap error pleads not…

A Tennessee nurse charged with reckless homicide after a medication error killed a patient has pleaded not guilty

After surgery, Michael Cohen's prison date…

A New York judge says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer can wait until May to begin serving his three-year prison sentence for campaign finance fraud and other crimes

Muslim group seeks congressional probe on terror…

A Muslim civil-rights group is calling for a congressional investigation after its lawsuit revealed the federal government has given access to its terrorist watchlist to more than 1,400 private entities, including hospitals and universities

Arrests made in decades-old killings of 2…

Cold case detectives have arrested suspects in the separate Southern California killings of a girl in 1973 and a boy in 1990

Driver hurt by air bag shrapnel as investigation…

Driver hurt by shrapnel from ARC air bag inflator, prompting GM recall as nearly 4-year-old federal investigation continues

Walkout by West Virginia teachers enters 2nd day

West Virginia teachers continued their strike for a second day Wednesday, descending on the state Capitol in droves to watch whether lawmakers circle back to an education bill that had been tabled a day before.

GOP's Collins would back resolution criticizing…

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says she would vote for a congressional resolution disapproving of President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to build a wall on the southern border

The Latest: Striking teachers return to W.Va…

Striking West Virginia teachers are at the Capitol for a second day as they watch lawmakers' potential movements on an education bill that had been tabled a day before.

Wisconsin school ends cheerleading awards for body parts

A Wisconsin school district official says its high school will no longer hand out cheerleading awards that are based on a girl's body parts, including largest breasts or buttocks

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United Methodists confront possible split over…

The United Methodist Church convenes its legislative assembly for a meeting likely to determine whether America's second-largest Protestant denomination will fracture due to divisions over same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy

Buzz Aldrin's son tries to stop dad from moving…

Buzz Aldrin's son is trying to stop his father from transferring assets in the latest dispute between the Apollo 11 moonwalker and two of his children over whether he is capable of managing his affairs

'Firefall' phenomenon wows visitors to Yosemite's El Capitan

California's Yosemite National Park is again awing visitors and photographers with its annual "firefall."

Groups want offshore drilling tests to cease…

Conservation groups suing President Donald Trump's administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests want a judge to halt preparatory work for the drilling until their case is heard in court

Detroit center to remove name of ex-mayor with…

Officials say Detroit's Cobo Center will change its name, removing the surname of a former mayor known for his racist policies

Oakland teachers get ready to strike for pay, class sizes

Teachers in Oakland, California, prepare to strike Thursday for pay and class sizes, the latest in a wave of US teacher walkouts

Florida officer goes on trial for killing black…

For the first time in 26 years, a Florida police officer is standing trial for an on-duty killing _ and one of his defenses will be the state's controversial "stand your ground" law

The Latest: Court records say 2 knew man wanted…

At least two people knew a man was pressuring his girlfriend to kill his fiancee before that woman's sudden disappearance

Missouri official investigates day care 'fight club' claims

Missouri's attorney general is launching his own investigation of a St. Louis day care center where two workers were accused of facilitating a 'fight club' among small children

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Officer's lawyers: No resentencing needed in…

Lawyers for white Chicago police officer convicted of murder for fatally shooting black teenager Laquan McDonald say prosecutors have no right to challenge his nearly 7-year prison term

NYC Subway Train Drags Man to His Death

Commuters packed onto a subway platform at New York City's Grand Central Terminal witnessed a horrifying scene Tuesday as a man was snagged by a moving train and dragged into a tunnel. The unidentified 39-year-old was walking on the yellow caution line on the edge of the platform around 7:...

New Hampshire cold case unit solves 5 decade old murder

New Hampshire's Cold Case Unit says it's solved its oldest crime, the 52-year-old shooting death of an auto repair shop worker, and says the man who did it killed himself years later