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Deadly California wildfire continues to grow

Calming winds Friday gave firefighters a chance to gain ground against a huge wildfire in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but the blaze continued to surge west, endangering thousands of homes, as forecasts called for a renewal of gusty winds

Plan released for dividing money to Vegas…

The plan that will be used to divide donations to victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting includes a provision to assist those who sought medical attention for injuries but weren't hospitalized

Jungle training prepares troops for future threats

American military personnel train in Hawaii. Jonathan Hunt reports.

The US Interior Department Has A Harassment…

Over a third of Interior Department employees said in a survey that they experienced harassment or discrimination at work.

Retail chain sued for selling guns to Texas church shooter

Relatives of three people killed in a Texas church shooting have filed a lawsuit against a sporting goods chain that sold two firearms to the gunman

N. Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke…

North Korea's friends and enemies join forces in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula

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Family, classmates honor New Mexico school…

Hundreds of people gathered Friday to celebrate the life of a 17-year-old boy killed in a shooting rampage at a New Mexico high school

Emanuel rolls out ID for Chicago's 'undocumented'

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveils 'City Keys' ID program designed to welcome the 'undocumented' community and people 'on the sidelines' into the city. #Tucker

A Firefighter Died Battling The Fast-Moving…

The Thomas Fire is now the fourth-largest blaze in California's modern history.

Texas man admits beheading wife, gets 52-year prison term

A Central Texas man has been sentenced to 52 years in prison in the decapitation death of his wife

Effort to allow partisan politics in church…

An attempt to allow churches to make political endorsements from the pulpit has reached a dead end

Gunman fires wildly during car chase through…

A gunman fleeing police in a car shot wildly at officers and pedestrians across a swath of Baltimore on Friday as he led cruisers on a chase that looped through streets of the city for at least 20 minutes

President Trump renews attack on Chicago’s crime…

Matt Finn reports from Chicago.

What's The State Of Maternity Leave In America?

Legal protections for pregnant women in the U.S. are a relatively new development.

Indiana man charged in Charlottesville assault sentenced

Indiana man arrested for Charlottesville assault sentenced to nearly 1 year in jail

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Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won't be…

A plea deal will spare the life of a dog named Dexter that was ordered put to death after he bit a 12-year-old girl in a case that sparked the ire of the Utah Humane Society

Farmhouse for free, but buyer must move it off…

A four-bedroom farmhouse in southern Iowa listed online for free comes with a catch: The new owner must move the building from the current owners' land.

Whatever happened to gun control?

Why major reform legislation stalled in Congress again; Doug McKelway takes a closer look for 'Special Report.'

Dustin Hoffman Hit With More Sexual Assault…

He's been accused of sexual misconduct by at least six women, some of whom were teenagers at the time.

Iran sanctions trial judge slams 'foreign conspiracy theory'

Judge belittles Turkey official's claims Turkish cleric living in Pennsylvania is behind banker's trial in Iran economic sanctions conspiracy

Trump Organization parties may have broken public…

Trump Organization holiday parties in Trump Tower may be latest cases of first family flouting public-space rule

Alaska lawmaker accused of inappropriate behavior…

An Alaska lawmaker who was accused by several women of inappropriate behavior is resigning

WWII vet honored by United Daughters of the…

95-year-old Denton Messick presented with the Cross of Military Service.

Accused 'Unite The Right' Driver Charged With…

James Fields also faces several other related charges.

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Man receives 3 life sentences in Washington state slayings

A man has been sentenced to three life terms without the possibility of parole for killing three of his friends at a home in Washington state

Here's What's in the Final GOP Tax Bill

Congressional Republicans on Friday evening revealed the final version of their massive tax bill, which appears likely to pass next week, the Washington Post reports. Here's some of what's included in the "Tax Cut and Jobs Act": The corporate tax rate is reduced from 35% to 21%, representing an approximately...

Kentucky reeling from sexual assault, harassment…

As sexual assault and harassment allegations sweep through statehouses around the country, no place has been impacted quite like Kentucky