Why One Man Didn't Make It Out of a Maryland…

In April, Daniel Beckwitt was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and second-degree, "depraved heart" murder in the death of Askia Khafra and later sentenced to 9 years . It was a headline-grabbing case: The 21-year-old died in a fire at Beckwitt's Bethesda, Maryland, home, where Khafra had been toiling away underground,...

Ex-cop's murder trial for shooting neighbor set…

The murder trial for a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man in his Dallas apartment is set to begin this week

Pelosi Wants To Clarify Laws On Indictment Of…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told NPR "there is nothing anyplace" that says a president can't be indicted.

Pence takes first motorcade on Michigan's Mackinac Island

Vice President Mike Pence scored a first when he took a motorcade to a speech on Michigan's picturesque Mackinac Island, drawing some criticism on social media

An Affair, Then Murder on an Iowa Hog Farm

On Nov. 10 of last year, an Iowa man called 911 around noon. Todd Mullis said he sent his 13-year-old son to check on his wife, and the boy found Amy Mullis in a shed at their Earlville hog farm with a corn rake impaled in her back. She was...

On an Island of No Cars, Pence Brought His…

Motorized vehicles have been banned on Michigan's Mackinac Island for 121 years—but you wouldn't know it by the eight-vehicle motorcade that carried Vice President Mike Pence to a Republican leadership conference at the Grand Hotel on Saturday. That naturally set off a flurry of wagging fingers—and comparisons to...

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Young Protesters In Chicago Challenge Lawmakers…

Thousands gathered in Chicago to protest inaction on climate change. Newsy spoke with organizers and demonstrators.

France says top issue is de-escalation _ not US-Iran talks

France's top diplomat says the most pressing issue following attacks on key Saudi Arabian oil installations is not a meeting between the leaders of the United States and Iran but whether it's possible to de-escalate the current "dangerous" situation

Joe Biden: Trump Guilty of 'Overwhelming Abuse Of…

Joe Biden went on the offensive on Saturday over President Trump's phone call with Ukraine's president—demanding its release—and NPR reports that he kept on swinging, accusing the man whose seat he's trying to take of "using the abuse of power and every element of the presidency to try...

Nobel laureate starts fund for survivors of…

A Nobel Peace Prize-winning surgeon has launched a fund with the goal of providing reparations for survivors of conflicts around the world

U.S. Signs Asylum Agreement With El Salvador

The U.S. will reportedly help develop an asylum system in El Salvador, a country with one of the highest murder rates in the world.

Reports: Some WeWork directors seek to remove CEO

Some members of the WeWork board plan to push WeWork CEO Adam Neumann to give up his position, according to media reports

A First for Warren in the Polls

There is a new top dog in Iowa polling, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren having put the nation's former No. 2 politician Joe Biden firmly into the No. 2 spot: She now leads him 22% to 20%, marking the first time the former vice president has trailed in the Des Moines...

Police: Suspect in cop shooting, bike attack…

Chicago police say a man believed to be the suspect in the shooting and wounding an officer has been shot and captured

DHS Releases Plan To Combat Targeted Extremism

The acting DHS secretary said "targeted violence within our borders that is more diverse than at any time since the 9/11 attacks."

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3 dead, 4 hospitalized in suspected drug overdose

Pittsburgh police say three people are dead and four others are hospitalized in what they believe to be a mass drug overdose

US police assess rise in threat tips after 3 mass…

A big rise in mass shooting tips poses challenge for police after gunmen kill 34 in California, Ohio and Texas

Barron Hilton, hotel magnate and AFL founder…

Barron Hilton, a hotel magnate who expanded his father's chain and became a founding owner in the American Football League, has died

Facebook Suspends 'Tens Of Thousands' Of Apps…

Facebook says the suspensions stem from an investigation into how developers use its members' data.

Truck wreck spills beer onto interstate surrounding DC

A stretch of the interstate surrounding the nation's capital turned into a sticky mess when a truck carrying more than 4,000 pounds of canned beer wrecked

Woman Quits Job, Seeks Lost Dog for 57 Days

Carole King was crushed. "It was devastating," she tells the Spokesman-Review . "I got sick to my stomach." The Montana woman and her husband had returned to their hotel room in Flathead County—where they were staying in July for a short trip—when they saw that their border collie, Katie,...

Fifth death linked to storm that walloped Houston…

Authorities in Texas have attributed a fifth death to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which caused widespread flooding in southeastern Texas and parts of Louisiana

KFC Adds Gluttony To Sandwich Wars, And…

KFC is test marketing a sandwich that wedges a breaded chicken breast between two donuts, triggering quips over the national well-being.

Police: 6 shot and wounded during fight in Indianapolis

Authorities say someone who was involved in a fight between two groups of youths outside a downtown Indianapolis shopping mall overnight opened fire and wounded six people before he fled the scene

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Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 wounded in South Carolina bar…

Sheriff: 2 men killed, 8 other people wounded in an early morning shooting at a South Carolina sports bar

Chicago-area mall reopens after driver causes…

A suburban Chicago mall has reopened after a man drove an SUV into it and sent frightened shoppers and employees scurrying

FAA Chief Tests Boeing 737 Max Software Updates…

The FAA did not disclose anything about the performance of the updated flight controls.