Musk suggests Tesla's new chairwoman won't rein…

Elon Musk dismisses the idea that Tesla's new chairwoman will have much control over his behavior

The Latest: Man speaks about 5 young cousins…

An Ohio man says the house fire that killed his five young cousins occurred while his aunt was spending rare time with all of her children under one roof

Winter Storm Diego Hits The Southeast

Over 500,000 residents were reportedly without power, and over half of them were in North Carolina.

California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting…

In the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire, online sleuths known as 'angels' bring their skills to Paradise to reconnect friends and family with survivors

Indiana teen charged with killing pregnant…

Authorities say a northern Indiana high school football player told investigators that he killed a 17-year-old schoolmate because she waited so long to tell him she was pregnant with his child that it was too late to get an abortion

Air Force Failed To Report Texas Church Shooter…

A newly released Defense Department report says the Air Force ​missed six separate opportunities to report Devin Kelley to the FBI.

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No sentence yet for man who rammed rally…

A jury has yet to reach a recommended sentence for a man who drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year

Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from…

Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned that roads remained treacherous after a wintry storm dropped snow, sleet and freezing rain across five states

Sexist or Feminist? 'Baby It's Cold Outside' Bans…

The song was banned by a radio station in Cleveland for its "manipulative" date scenario, prompting a larger debate.

5 Richest Counties in US Have Something in Common

New numbers from the US census show that the median household income for counties around the nation is $57,652, reports US News & World Report . Some counties, however, do far better than others. Witness the top five, which share a common trait: They're all around the DC area: Loudoun...

Agency: Fear of returning home spikes at…

People expressing fear to return home after being stopped at the US-Mexico border spiked in the last year

Artist Illustrates Life-Like Disney Characters

His illustrations of human-like characters have gone viral again as Disney continues to roll out live-action remakes of old animated films.

Researchers: Lanza documents may boost study of…

Newly released documents detailing the problems of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter are drawing interest from mental health experts, but don't answer why

Admitted killer sentenced to 3 life terms plus…

A Nebraska man convicted of killing his wife has pleaded guilty to killing his parents and a niece

Jury Convicts Driver Of Murder In Death Of…

James Fields was also convicted on multiple counts of aggravated malicious wounding and failing to stop an accident involving death.

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The myths and truths about Chicago's guns and…

About 60 percent of illegal firearms seized and recovered by Chicago police come from out of state. They're traced back to states with less restrictive firearms regulations, with Indiana at the top of the list

Wall Street's Fearless Girl statue gets new place…

The Fearless Girl statue that became a symbol of female empowerment has a new permanent home in front of the New York Stock Exchange

Texas school district's enrollment drops after…

A growing number of students are leaving the Houston-area school district where 10 people were killed in a mass shooting in May

3 carnival workers charged in killings of Kansas…

Three carnival workers have been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a couple whose bodies were found in Arkansas days after they disappeared from a fair in Kansas

Whitey Bulger Confided in Lawyer Before His Murder

Whitey Bulger smelled a rat. A month before the 89-year-old former gangster was murdered in prison , he told his lawyer that he wasn't happy about an upcoming transfer, reports the Wall Street Journal . “The devil you know is better than the devil you don’t,” attorney Hank Brennan remembers Bulger telling...

Kavanaugh Joins More Liberal Judges in…

Planned Parenthood got some good news from the Supreme Court on Monday, as new Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court's more liberal judges—as did Chief Justice John Roberts—in deciding not to hear a case involving the group. The upshot is that state court rulings will remain in place;...

Correction: Death of a Young Mayor story

Correction: Death of a Young Mayor story

Tribes seek to challenge Corps' Dakota Access…

Four Native American tribes fighting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in court are seeking to challenge a federal study that concluded a spill would not greatly impact tribal populations

Woman: I Killed in Self-Defense. Court: 51 Years…

Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, and others have gone to bat for a woman fighting a life sentence for killing a man when she was a teen, after she says she was forced into prostitution by her pimp boyfriend. Now, per People , the Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that Cyntoia Brown, 30,...

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New Adam Lanza Documents Paint a Disturbing…

Newly released journals and other Adam Lanza documents don't directly state a reason for his monstrous crime—but they do paint a picture of a severely disturbed young man descending into isolation and hate. The documents include medical and school records as well as communications up until just days before...

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff; China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing; Macron to address France amid protests

African-American North Carolina voting rights…

North Carolina voting rights activist Rosanell Eaton has died at age 97

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Indiana teen charged with killing pregnant…

Authorities say a northern Indiana high school football player told investigators that he killed a 17-year-old schoolmate because she waited so long to tell him she was pregnant with his child that it was too late to get an abortion

Neighbor: Mom screamed for help amid fire that…

A neighbor says a woman screamed for help in a fruitless effort to save her five children from an Ohio fire, but the home was already engulfed in flames, with no way for those nearby to rush inside

Winter Storm Diego Hits The Southeast

Over 500,000 residents were reportedly without power, and over half of them were in North Carolina.

California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting…

In the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire, online sleuths known as 'angels' bring their skills to Paradise to reconnect friends and family with survivors

No sentence yet for man who rammed rally…

A jury has yet to reach a recommended sentence for a man who drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year

Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from…

Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned that roads remained treacherous after a wintry storm dropped snow, sleet and freezing rain across five states

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Air Force Failed To Report Texas Church Shooter…

A newly released Defense Department report says the Air Force ​missed six separate opportunities to report Devin Kelley to the FBI.

Man accused of plotting large-scale attack at Ohio synagogue

Federal authorities said Monday they have charged two people involved in planning separate large-scale attacks _ one who wanted to carry out a shooting at a synagogue and another who had been plotting to attack a bar and blow up a pipeline

UN: 20 million Yemenis are hungry, 250,000 face…

The U.N. humanitarian chief says 20 million people in Yemen are hungry - a 15 percent increase from last year - and he says that for the first time, 250,000 face "catastrophe," which means starvation, death and destitution.

Agency: Fear of returning home spikes at…

People expressing fear to return home after being stopped at the US-Mexico border spiked in the last year

Sexist or Feminist? 'Baby It's Cold Outside' Bans…

The song was banned by a radio station in Cleveland for its "manipulative" date scenario, prompting a larger debate.

Judge asked to postpone trial over student's fatal stabbing

Maryland prosecutors have asked a judge to postpone a trial for a white man charged with a hate crime in the fatal stabbing of a black student on the University of Maryland's campus

Researchers: Lanza documents may boost study of…

Newly released documents detailing the problems of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter are drawing interest from mental health experts, but don't answer why

Admitted killer sentenced to 3 life terms plus…

A Nebraska man convicted of killing his wife has pleaded guilty to killing his parents and a niece

Artist Illustrates Life-Like Disney Characters

His illustrations of human-like characters have gone viral again as Disney continues to roll out live-action remakes of old animated films.

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Border Patrol arrests 32 at San Diego…

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrest 32 people at a demonstration that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico

'We're still in the war': Chicagoans battle flow…

Police recover more than 1,000 guns this year in one Chicago community, but few think it will stop the flow of illegal weapons. President Donald Trump has called the city's violence problems "very easily fixable." Not so, say those who live with them.

The myths and truths about Chicago's guns and…

About 60 percent of illegal firearms seized and recovered by Chicago police come from out of state. They're traced back to states with less restrictive firearms regulations, with Indiana at the top of the list

Jury Convicts Driver Of Murder In Death Of…

James Fields was also convicted on multiple counts of aggravated malicious wounding and failing to stop an accident involving death.

Polygamous group lets go of sprawling Arizona worship center

A polygamous group based on the Utah-Arizona border has allowed the building where it held worship services to be taken over in an ongoing eviction process that has steadily loosened the sect's grip on a community it ruled for a century

Wall Street's Fearless Girl statue gets new place…

The Fearless Girl statue that became a symbol of female empowerment has a new permanent home in front of the New York Stock Exchange

Texas school district's enrollment drops after…

A growing number of students are leaving the Houston-area school district where 10 people were killed in a mass shooting in May

California family finds cat alive a month after deadly blaze

A family has been reunited with their cat after it stayed behind during a deadly wildfire last month that leveled their home in Northern California

No jail time for Baylor fraternity president…

A Texas judge has accepted a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of rape to avoid serving jail time

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3 carnival workers charged in killings of Kansas…

Three carnival workers have been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a couple whose bodies were found in Arkansas days after they disappeared from a fair in Kansas

Church says nuns embezzled from school to cover Vegas trips

Church officials say two nuns embezzled money from a California Catholic school where they worked for decades and used it to pay for gambling trips to Las Vegas casinos

Whitey Bulger Confided in Lawyer Before His Murder

Whitey Bulger smelled a rat. A month before the 89-year-old former gangster was murdered in prison , he told his lawyer that he wasn't happy about an upcoming transfer, reports the Wall Street Journal . “The devil you know is better than the devil you don’t,” attorney Hank Brennan remembers Bulger telling...