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Mayor of nation's capital announces she has…

The Mayor of Washington, D.C. has announced that she adopted a baby

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe; As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone; Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

Want To Empower Girls? Consider The 'Zarpies'

The specific words we use to teach kids about the world can shape the way they think.

3 found dead in suburban Chicago home; autopsies planned

Authorities say three people have been found dead in a suburban Chicago home

APNewsBreak: McDonald's workers file sex…

Two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities

Manhunt for suspects in Baltimore area after…

Authorities scour Baltimore suburb for suspects after police officer killed

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Trump Eliminates Federal Auto Lending…

Research shows auto lenders often charge black and Hispanic customers higher interest rates than white customers with similar credit profiles.

Black man ordered to pay $2,000 for racist campus…

A former Eastern Michigan University student who admitted to painting racist graffiti on campus has been ordered to pay more than $2,000 in restitution

Kayaker Attacked by Falling Rattlesnake

Falling rattlesnakes may not be a hazard most kayakers spend time worrying about, but the threat was all too real for a South Carolina man over the weekend. Fire and rescue officials in Colleton County say the 28-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after the snake fell out...

Women cite 'grass ceiling' in male-dominated weed…

Women have made inroads in the male-dominated cannabis business, but they face a "grass ceiling" as the industry grows and becomes more mainstream.

Report: Police, Santa Fe Suspect Exchanged Fire…

Police officers reportedly got to the area of the shooting just four minutes after the gunfire started, officials said Monday.

Anonymous donor gives $10,000 to pay down school lunch debts

An anonymous donor has paid off more than half of a Maine school district's student lunch debts.

Suspected Serial Killer Demands Apology From Cops

Arthur Ream, a convicted murderer and rapist with a sickening history of crimes involving young girls, wants police to apologize for besmirching his name. In a bizarre interview with the Detroit Free Press , the Michigan inmate, who is serving life for the 1986 murder of 13-year-old Cindy Zarzycki, denies murdering...

Charges filed against South Africa hunter over…

Federal prosecutors in Colorado have indicted the owner of a South African hunting company, accusing the man of breaking U.S. law on hunting elephants and importing ivory

Barack And Michelle Obama Sign Multiyear…

Content produced by the former president and first lady could be released as soon as 2019.

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Alabama inmate posts cellphone spanking video to Facebook

Alabama authorities are investigating a Facebook video posted by a prison inmate, showing two prisoners forcing a third at knifepoint to bend over for a spanking

Vegas casino workers to vote on strike that could…

Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are planning to vote on whether to go on strike

Mass school shootings mostly happening in…

Look no farther than small-town and suburban America to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur

SCOTUS Rules Employers Are Allowed To Force…

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that employers can bar workers from joining together to address certain disputes.

After racial turmoil, city hires black female police chief

Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have given final approval to hiring the city's first African-American woman police chief, following the previous chief's departure in the aftermath of a violent white nationalist rally

School shooting unlikely to bring gun…

School shooting is unlikely to lead to significant new gun restrictions in Texas; governor begins hosting roundtable discussions on school safety Tuesday

New York Stock Exchange names first female leader

The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange

NYC Mayor Reportedly Orders Police To Stop…

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio reportedly told police to instead give summonses to people caught smoking marijuana in public.

Ohio inmate claims innocence in slaying of 3…

An Ohio inmate who has long maintained his innocence in the 1994 slaying of three people is asking the U.S. Supreme Court for a new trial based on evidence never heard by a jury

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Pizza deliveryman's killing: Man ordered free…

A Louisiana judge has ordered the release of an inmate whose attorneys accused prosecutors of withholding evidence of the man's innocence in a pizza deliveryman's killing decades ago

Deadly Florida airport shooting results in plea…

Court documents filed by federal prosecutors show an Alaska man has agreed to plead guilty to a Florida airport shooting rampage that killed five people last year

Pope Francis Is Trying To Make College Of…

Pope Francis' list of new cardinals includes names from some parts of the world where Christians are a minority — like Iraq and Pakistan.