Governor makes history by attending gay rights…

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has endorsed efforts to outlaw gay-based discrimination and ban the practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth

George Zimmerman Suing Sen. Elizabeth Warren…

Zimmerman, who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in 2012, has also sued Martin's family and others for alleged defamation and malicious prosecution.

Lori Vallow's Dead Husband Claimed She Said Odd…

The case of Lori Vallow's missing kids has made headlines for months—and the Idaho mom's gallivanting around Hawaii with current husband Chad Daybell has grabbed press in recent days. They're the couple who fled Idaho in November as police began asking questions about Lori's 7-year-old adopted son, JJ, and...

Some Jackson residents returning home after flood

Residents in Jackson, Mississippi, are able to return home as water from the third-highest flood on record continues to recede on Feb. 19.

Missouri man charged in Chinese wife's death…

The American husband of a Chinese woman who has been missing since October is now charged with first-degree murder in her death, even though her body hasn't been found

Utah Senate Votes 29-0 to Decriminalize Polygamy

Should polygamy be a felony, or a matter between man and wives? Lawmakers in Utah's Republican-controlled Senate leaned toward the latter on Tuesday and voted unanimously to decriminalize polygamy. Under current Utah law, a person who "purports to marry and cohabitates with" more than one spouse is guilty of a...

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Reid: convention should pick if no obvious nominee

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the Democratic National Committee should determine what happens if no candidate has a clear majority of delegates required to win the party's nomination heading into their July convention. (Feb. 19)

Mormon-owned BYU eases rules on 'homosexual…

Brigham Young University in Utah has revised its strict code of conduct to strip a rule that banned any behavior that reflected “homosexual feelings," which LGBTQ students and their allies felt created an unfair double standard not imposed on heterosexual couples

Pentagon Policy Official Resigns At President…

John Rood reportedly disagreed with the Trump administration on several policy issues, including Ukraine.

10 Best Places to Work

Fortune is out with its annual list of the 100 best companies to work for, and it features a repeat champ at the top. The hotel giant Hilton came in at No. 1 for the second straight year, reports WTOP . Another familiar name is the supermarket chain Wegmans, which placed...

New indoor ski slope acts as alternative during…

AccuWeather's Lincoln Riddle heads to East Rutherford, New Jersey, to try out indoor skiing at Big SNOW American Dream, the first indoor ski slope in North America.

Woman pleads not guilty in deaths of Kansas…

A woman suspected in the killings of a Kansas couple who were working as carnival vendors pleaded not guilty to several charges

Trump Frees Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich is going home. President Trump on Tuesday commuted the sentence of the former Illinois governor, reports ABC News . Blagojevich has been imprisoned since 2012 after being convicted on corruption charges. Among other things, he famously tried to sell the vacant Senate seat of Barack Obama after Obama won...

AP Top Stories February 19 P

Here's the latest for Wednesday, February 19th: Lawyer says Assange was offered US pardon if he cleared Russia; Trump ousts DOD official connected to Ukraine aid; Blagojevich thanks Trump for commutation; IoT predicted to become big for industrial apps.

Mississippi moving more inmates out of troubled…

Mississippi has moved more inmates out of a state prison rocked by deadly violence

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Dream Jobs: Firefighter

Firefighters put their lives at risk to serve their communities. For many it's a dream job.

Stone's Sentencing Will Proceed, but There's a…

Roger Stone will learn his fate as scheduled on Thursday. The federal judge in his case on Tuesday refused to delay sentencing on his conviction for lying to Congress and witness tampering, reports NBC News . However, Judge Amy Berman Jackson said the longtime Trump ally would not have to start...

Heavy snow on the way for North Carolina, Virginia

AccuWeather Chief Broadcast Meteorologist Bernie Rayno takes a detailed look at the atmospheric ingredients that could result in heavy snow for parts of the mid-Atlantic.

Ex-NYC police commish Kerik says he cried at…

New York City's police commissioner during the Sept. 11 attacks says he started crying when President Donald Trump told him he was being pardoned for felony convictions that put him behind bars for three years

Heat on Barr Grows as Judges Call Special Meeting

The pressure continues to be turned up on Attorney General William Barr. The independent Federal Judges Association is convening an emergency meeting Tuesday to address concerns about how the Justice Department and President Trump have intervened in high-profile political cases, reports USA Today . (Two recent examples were the cases of...

Expert: Trump clemencies send inconsistent message

A former federal prosecutor says President Trump's clemencies seem to be aimed at individuals convicted of conduct "eerily similar" to what the president himself has been accused of. (Feb. 19)

Airline passengers put up with more and longer…

Airline passengers were slightly more likely to endure a flight delay last year, and there were more long tarmac delays

Judge Declines To Delay Roger Stone's Sentencing

​Stone's defense team filed a motion for a new trial last week, arguing one of the jurors in his case was biased.

Obama Remarks on US Economy, Trump Hits Back

Presidents Day featured the current president of the United States going on the attack against a predecessor after President Trump became agitated by a tweet from former President Obama. Per the Hill , Obama started things off Monday morning by commemorating the 11th anniversary of his signing of the American Recovery...

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River Wye reaches bridge level during Storm Dennis

Storm Dennis triggers severe flooding that overwhelmed the Wye River in Monmouth, Wales, which reached a record-breaking 23 feet on Feb. 18.

Stolen Lamborghinis crash; man says, 'I just made…

A man who was charged with stealing a pair of Lamborghini SUVs from a Boston-area dealership says he was only picked up and wasn't involved with the theft

Boy Scouts of America Files for Bankruptcy

The Boy Scouts of America, fighting for survival amid a flood of sexual abuse lawsuits, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The Chapter 11 filing early Tuesday marks the start of what is expected to be one of the most complex bankruptcies in US history, lawyers tell NBC . Changes in statute-of-limitation...