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Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern…

A shark has attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends off a popular Southern California beach

9 killed by storms and flooding in South and…

Nine people have been killed as tornadoes and flooding swept through the Midwest into the Southeast

Eric Shawn reports: Taylor Force and terror money

A family's plea to President Trump to cut off terrorist funds

2 dead as chartered bus with Texas school athletes crashes

Texas Department of Public Safety authorities say two people are dead after a head-on crash involving a pickup truck and a chartered bus carrying high school coaches and athletes returning to El Paso from a regional track meet in Lubbock

Locker room assault sparks effort to heal Idaho…

Community leaders in Idaho are collecting stories of violence and discrimination in the wake of a sexual assault of a disabled black athlete by his white teammates that shocked not only a small town but residents across the state

Jose Baez: Hernandez acquittal burnishes lawyer's…

Aaron Hernandez's acquittal of a double murder has burnished the status of Jose Baez as one of the most recognized defense attorneys in the United States

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Using science to prevent crime

Power Player of the Week: Jim Ferguson, head of the ATF's Firearms Operations Division

Stolen-car suspects investigated in LA shooting rampage

Authorities are investigating whether two suspects arrested in a stolen car are connected with a shooting rampage through several Los Angeles suburbs that killed one man and left three others wounded

As number of adoptions drops, many US agencies…

A convergence of trends makes this an especially challenging time for adoption in the United States

AP Explains: What is May Day?

Tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters are expected to rally Monday against Trump administration policies

Power Player Plus: Jim Ferguson

Jim Ferguson of ATF on how technology helps them solve crimes

Small quake rattles inland Southern California

A small earthquake has rattled an inland area about 55 miles (87 km) east of Los Angeles; no injuries, damage reported

Is this the future of college: Online classes…

Educational startups are offering alternatives to the traditional four-year college, but some experts are urging caution

NYC mayor announces plan for free preschool for 3…

New York City's mayor won election in 2013 by promising free preschool for 4-year-olds and is adding thousands of classroom seats for 3-year-olds as he faces re-election this year

10-foot alligator interupts golf game

Gator wanders onto Florida golf course

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The Latest: 2 die in Arkansas flooding; storm toll now 9

At least seven people have died in the severe storms rolling across the U.S. Four deaths were reported in Texas and deaths were reported in Arkansas, Missouri and Mississippi.

Yo ho ho! Pennsylvania aims to smash US embargo…

The agency that controls Pennsylvania's state-owned wine and liquor stores is working to lift a half-century-old embargo on Cuban rum

AP PHOTOS: Slave quarters rebuilt at Madison's…

AP PHOTOS: Slave quarters rebuilt at Madison's Montpelier

Restaurant industry projected to hire millions in…

Cheryl Casone breaks down the top restaurants offering jobs

Pastor admits impregnating teen, gets 3-6 year prison term

A suburban Philadelphia pastor charged with assaulting and impregnating a teenage girl has been sentenced to three to six years in prison after entering guilty pleas before a judge who rejected an earlier plea agreement as too lenient

NY lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump's state…

New York Democrats have hatched a plan to get a look at Donald Trump's tax records by crafting a piece of legislation that does everything but mention the president by name

Girlfriend's on-air killing drives anchorman into…

A former anchorman whose girlfriend was fatally shot on live TV says he's seeking a Virginia state House seat to give back to the community that helped him through his darkest days

Eric Shawn reports: the 'Taylor Force Act'

A family's heartfelt plea to stop money going to terrorists and their relatives

Officers: Woman agreed to swap sex for $25, fast food

Florida authorities have charged a woman with prostitution after she agreed to perform a sexual act on an undercover detective for $25 and chicken nuggets

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Candidates invoke Trump's name, God in Alabama…

U.S. Senate candidate and ex-Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is putting his own spin on President Donald Trump's populist slogan "Make America Great Again."

1 dead amid flooding, strong thunderstorms in…

Flooding caused by heavy rains in the Midwest has killed one person in Missouri, prompted numerous rescues and blocked roadways

Gun rights activist reacts to Trump's NRA speech

President Trump becomes the first president since Ronald Reagan to speak at the convention