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3 arrested after drugs, weapons found at N…

Three people have been arrested after police seized marijuana, heroin, cocaine and guns at a North Carolina daycare center

Colleges ask for a share of future salary in lieu…

Colleges offer tuition in return for percentage of alumni's future salary

Minorities More Likely Than Whites To Report…

Hispanic and African-American voters were more likely than whites to say they'd been harassed while voting recently, according to a new survey.

Home demolitions may create new problem…

Detroit home demolitions trigger worries about potential new problem: lead-tainted dust

A hairy issue: Sailors tell the US Navy, 'We want…

Now that women in the Navy can wear ponytails, men want beards

Divers hunt for 4 after Missouri duck boat sinks…

Divers are searching for four people still missing after a duck boat packed with tourists capsized in high winds on a southwest Missouri lake, killing at least 13 people

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NYPD Moves Forward With Disciplinary Process In…

The New York City Police Department is starting two separate investigations into officers linked with Eric Garner's death.

Rural county seeks to be first in Virginia to arm teachers

A rural school district in southwest Virginia seeks to become the first in the state to arm teachers

NYC releases documents connected to Central Park…

New York City has started releasing about 100,000 pages of documents connected to the notorious case of the five men whose convictions for raping and beating a Central Park jogger were overturned after they served more than a decade behind bars

Death Tolls Hits 13 in Missouri Duck Boat Disaster

Severe weather is being blamed for what could be America's deadliest "duck boat" disaster. Authorities in Branson, Missouri, have confirmed that at least 13 people, including children, died Thursday night when an amphibious boat carrying tourists capsized and sank in Table Rock Lake. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace...

LGBTQ Advocates Concerned About 'Religious…

It would allow adoption agencies to decline same-sex couples due to "sincerely held religious beliefs or moral convictions."

Teen who claimed 2nd personality killed woman found guilty

A teenage boy in Ohio who claimed that a second personality of his fatally shot and stabbed his father's girlfriend has been convicted of aggravated murder

Civil rights legend Meredith says he's on a…

Civil rights legend James Meredith says he's on a new mission from God

Iowa tornadoes hit unexpectedly, causing damage…

Flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing a hospital evacuation

Watchdog Concludes EPA Was Slow To Respond To…

A new report from the EPA's Office of Inspector General blames local, state and federal officials for the Flint water crisis.

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Vote delayed on dissolving town targeted by supremacist

A vote has been delayed on whether to dissolve the small North Dakota town of Leith that drew international headlines in 2013 when a white supremacist unsuccessfully tried to take it over

Owners may demolish pyramid home in Illinois…

An estimated $3 million in fire and water damage following a fire at a pyramid home in suburban Chicago may force the owners to knock the tourist attraction down

Counting Cats Just Became a Full-Time Job in DC

A $1.5 million project launched in Washington, DC, has one main goal: count all the cats. DC Cat Count , a collaboration by the Humane Society, Humane Rescue Alliance, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, and PetSmart Charities, aims to create an accurate estimate of the entire cat population, including pet cats,...

This Man Made It Possible (And Legal) To 3D Print…

The gun control debate has become a little more complicated now that a landmark ruling legalized distribution of printable 3D gun blueprints online.

Michigan man enters plea in death of 20-month-old daughter

A Michigan man who authorities say threw his 20-month-old daughter against a wall near her crib has pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder and child abuse

Shark attack confirmed in 1 of 2 bites off Fire…

Officials confirm one of two children bitten in the leg off New York's Fire Island was bitten by a shark

Senate Votes 98-0 to Reject Putin's Offer

The Senate on Thursday shot down a proposal from Vladimir Putin to allow Russia to interrogate US officials in exchange for Russia's help with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election, voting 98-0 in favor of a resolution rejecting it. The White House had...

Dream Jobs: E-Impresario

Mary Kong-Devito helps restaurants create their online persona in a social media-dominant world.

APNewsBreak: Pennsylvania demands $10K from abuse accusers

Pennsylvania is forcing three former state university students who say they were sexually abused by a high-ranking administrator to pay $10,000 in court costs after a jury ruled against them in their federal lawsuit nearly four years ago

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Slain police officer to be laid to rest

A Massachusetts police officer who was shot and killed while investigating a car crash last weekend is being laid to rest

'Duck Boat' Capsizes in Missouri; 8 Are Dead

A summer tragedy near Branson, Missouri: Police say at least eight people are dead and several more injured or missing after a "duck boat" capsized in Table Rock Lake. Authorities suspect a fast-developing storm with winds of about 60mph is to blame, reports the Kansas City Star . The victims were...

Kavanaugh Said He'd Overturn Ruling Upholding…

His statement on the issue was made in 2016.