Fiancée sues over death of principal who donated…

The fiancée of a New Jersey high school principal who died after donating bone marrow to a student in France has filed a wrongful death lawsuit

Lawmakers suspend inquiry into motor vehicle…

Massachusetts lawmakers opened and then abruptly suspended their inquiry into the troubles at the state motor vehicle department exposed by a crash that killed seven motorcyclists

DOJ Starts Releasing First Of Nearly 3,100…

The Justice Department has been criticized about being slow to put the new criminal justice reform law into practice.

NYC mayor calls for probe as many wait for power…

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling called for an investigation of power outages that came at the end of this weekend's oppressive heat, saying he no longer trusts utility Con Edison after it decided to turn off power to thousands of customers

NY state police lag behind agencies nationwide on…

A mainstay technology is missing among New York state troopers

Iran Denies That U.S. Destroyed One Of Its Drones

A U.S. defense official said the drone was destroyed using electronic jamming equipment, but Iran said all its drones are accounted for.

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Huge Equifax Data Breach Has Led to a Huge Penalty

After a huge data breach in 2017 that affected nearly 150 million people, a major credit-reporting agency has agreed to pay up. The Washington Post reports that, under an agreement with attorneys general from 48 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, Equifax will offer up to $700 million:...

Al Franken Regrets His Quick Resignation

Al Franken has largely been lying low since his abrupt resignation from the Senate in 2017, but when he does venture out, he says it's common for someone to stop him on the street and give him some version of "You shouldn't have resigned." He typically responds with a "Yup"...

Immigration Officials Announce Changes To U.S…

The citizenship test has a 90% pass rate, and it hasn't been revised since 2009.

House fire devours Baptist church in Savannah…

A house fire in Savannah, Georgia, has largely destroyed the adjacent First Metropolitan Baptist Church

DA Who Inspired a Law & Order Character Dies

He drew a guilty plea from "Preppy Killer" Robert Chambers, helped put John Lennon's killer behind bars, and even inspired Law & Order character Adam Schiff. Now, Robert Morgenthau, the Manhattan district attorney feared by white-collar criminals in New York City for 35 years, has died at the age of...

New York City Triathlon Canceled Due To Major…

​Nearly 4,000 athletes were expected to compete in the event, with registrants joining from 45 U.S. states and 33 countries.

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Puerto Rico braces for huge protests against governor; Democrats and Republicans prepare for special counsel Robert Mueller's Congress testimony; Israel demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem

'Intense Wave' Kills NC Beachgoer

A North Carolina man was killed in a freak accident while playing with three of his six children on an Oak Island beach. Relatives say a powerful wave Thursday broke 37-year-old Lee Dingle's neck and caused his throat to swell so much that his brain was deprived of oxygen, WRAL...

June's Record High Temps Are Part Of A Worrisome…

It's too early to know exactly how climate change impacted June's temperatures, but we do know it's increasing the odds of extreme weather.

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Report: At least 14 Alaska cities have officers…

The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica report that at least 14 cities in Alaska have employed police officers whose criminal records should have prevented them from being hired under state law

GOP group removes post calling congresswomen…

An Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic women members of Congress and referred to them as the "Jihad Squad."

Could coastal mansions become eligible for…

A proposed overhaul of federal protection zones along the East Coast would make hundreds of waterfront homes newly eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid

Cops Go Undercover in Georgia

Drivers in Cobb County, Georgia got a little surprise this week when construction workers turned out to be undercover cops, CBS News reports. The helmet-wearing officers aimed to stop drivers from using smartphones behind the wheel, and wrote 170 tickets at one crossing alone in only a few hours, mostly...

Coroner: 2 workers who died in grain silo…

A coroner says two men who died after they were trapped in a silo filled with grain in Ohio suffocated

Dem Lied, Said She Was ER Doc in Pulse Shooting

C. Elizabeth McCarthy wanted to win a Florida House seat, and she was willing to tell voters a whopper to do so. As the Orlando Sentinel reports, McCarthy said at various campaign events for House District 28 that she was a medical doctor working the Orlando Regional Medical Center ER...

America's got scallops: Catch is up, consumers…

America's harvest of scallops is increasing to near-record levels at a time when the shellfish are in high demand

Southwest planes collide on Nashville airport…

Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport

5 killed in 3-vehicle traffic accident in South…

Authorities say five people have been killed and seven injured in a three-vehicle accident in South Texas near Victoria

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White man denies saying 'Go back where you came…

A white man has admitted to cursing at a black Georgia lawmaker for taking too many items into a supermarket express lane but denies telling her, "go back where you came from."

Artists withdraw from NYC museum show over tear…

Seven artists have asked New York's Whitney Museum to remove their work from its biennial showcase of American art over a museum board member's ties to the sale of law-enforcement supplies including tear gas.

Pogopalooza bounces into Pittsburgh for pogo…

Pogopalooza, known as the World Championships of Pogo, is bouncing into Pittsburgh this weekend