Bail hearing set for man charged in plane…

A bail hearing is set for a mechanic charged with sabotaging an American Airlines jetliner as part of a labor dispute

Suspect in 4 Detroit killings could be charged…

Murder charges could be announced against man suspected of killing at least four women and stowing their bodies in vacant houses in Detroit

Federal Spending On Children Drops, According To…

The Urban Institute's Kids' Share report says federal spending on children dropped in 2018.

Worker who herded people out before explosion is…

A police chief says a fast-thinking maintenance manager saved lives by evacuating employees before a building was leveled by an explosion that left him gravely injured

Trial of 2 underway in 2015 murder of 9-year-old…

A prosecutor in the trial of two men charged in the 2015 slaying of a 9-year-old Chicago boy noted the victim brought a basketball to a park while his alleged killers 'brought guns'

California Governor Announces Executive Action…

Gov. Gavin Newsom can't outright ban flavored e-cigs via executive action, but he can still do a lot to try and curb their use.

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Houston area preparing for heavy rain, flooding…

Officials in the Houston area are preparing high-water vehicles and strategically staging rescue boats as Tropical Storm Imelda threatens to dump up to 18 inches of rain in some parts of Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana over the next few days

Lawyer: Chicago archdiocese paid $80M to clients…

An attorney for victims of sexual abuse by clergy says the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has paid $80 million in settlements to clients represented by his law firm alone since 2001

Pentagon Pulls Back On 3 Border Projects Due To…

The government says its canceling plans for 20 additional miles of border barrier in Arizona and California because of "insufficient" funds.

Mormon leader reaffirms church's opposition to…

The leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed Tuesday the religion's deep-rooted opposition to gay marriage Tuesday, but said leaders repealed a policy targeting LGBT members because they felt the "heartache" it caused.

Fetal remains case raises lots of questions, few…

The discovery of more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains at the Illinois house of a late doctor who had performed abortions in Indiana has left authorities in the two states trying to figure out how and why he came to amass such a collection

Anti-Defamation League: Hate Crimes Are On…

Anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise across the country.

Progress reported in contract talks between GM…

The strike against General Motors by 49,000 auto workers stretched into a second day, but the two sides appeared to be making progress

US court: Media should be able to hear Arizona…

A US appeals court says media should be able to hear, not just see, the entire process of executing inmates in Arizona

Cornell Medical School Tackles Student Debt With…

Weill Cornell Medicine is following in the footsteps of other prominent medical schools that have rolled out debt relief tuition programs.

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Med School Is on Us, Cornell Decides

Student debt is a burden for many college graduates. For new doctors, the need to repay loans can drive them to higher-paying specialties rather than family medicine. "We have been planning, strategizing, and raising money" to address the student debt issue, says the dean of Cornell University's medical school. That...

DoJ: Give Us the Proceeds From Snowden's New Book

Edward Snowden's memoir was released Tuesday , and the Justice Department wasted no time in suing the former CIA employee and NSA contractor who famously leaked top-secret documents regarding government surveillance programs. The DoJ filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking the proceeds from the book, alleging Snowden, by publishing it without first...

New York Gov. Cuomo To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

New York's ban comes after the Trump administration announced its efforts to block the sale of all non-tobacco-flavored vaping products.

EPA to Block California From Setting Emissions…

Since smog in Los Angeles became unbearable in the 1960s, California has set its own vehicle emissions standards—limits that were stricter than the federal government permitted elsewhere. The Trump administration now is moving to end that practice. The EPA will revoke that authority Wednesday, the Washington Post reports, citing...

US Army identifies Green Beret killed in…

The U.S. Army has identified a 41-year-old Green Beret who was killed by small arms fire in Afghanistan

Hundreds of Oklahoma inmates may be released…

Parole officials say new criminal justice guidelines will likely make hundreds of Oklahoma inmates eligible for accelerated commutations

Supertall residential building will enter crowded…

A condominium tower in New York City will be the world's tallest predominantly residential building when it opens next year but will be competing with other ultra-luxury buildings for billionaire buyers

Defense seeks competency exam for man accused of…

A defense attorney is seeking a court-ordered psychiatric or psychological exam for a man accused of planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D.C.

Colorado towns take action to preserve mobile…

Colorado towns are taking action to preserve their remaining mobile home parks

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Trial starts for convicted New York City bomber

A man already serving a life sentence for a bombing in New York City is going on trial in New Jersey

New parent charged in admissions scam, linked to…

Another parent has been charged in the sweeping college admissions bribery scandal

Why the Name 'Cokie'? Blame Her Brother

Acclaimed journalist and author Cokie Roberts has died at age 75 of complications from breast cancer, reports ABC News . Roberts had been diagnosed back in 2002, and in August she sought to reassure worried fans after she appeared on the news program This Week . "Over the summer, I have had...