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UConn president to step down in summer 2019

UConn President Susan Herbst has announced she will step down after the 2018-19 academic year

A crisis intensifies: Addiction lands more women…

The opioid crisis is putting more women behind bars across the U.S. _ tearing apart families and squeezing communities that lack treatment programs and permanent solutions.

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.

Head of prep school rocked by sex abuse cases leaving early

The head of an elite New England prep school that's been rocked by years of sexual abuse claims is stepping down a year earlier than planned

Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body parts for medical training

The Latest: Moment of silence planned to honor…

A statewide moment of silence is planned for Monday morning to recognize those killed and wounded in the school shooting south of Houston

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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.

2 NYPD officers, 1 a groom on wedding day, die in crash

Authorities say two off-duty New York Police Department officers, one of them a groom on his wedding day, have died in an upstate car crash

Inmate: No bodies 'I know of' at dig site for…

A man convicted in the killing of a teenager, whose reported boasting in prison inspired police to dig in suburban Detroit for the remains of up to seven more missing girls, says he's not aware of any bodies at the site

Even Trump Allies Fear China Is Out-Negotiating US

President Trump on Monday made the case that his White House is righting years of wrong in regard to China. Beijing "has agreed to buy massive amounts of ADDITIONAL Farm/Agricultural Products - would be one of the best things to happen to our farmers in many years!" he wrote . "On...

One Person Has Been Injured In Hawaii's Kilauea…

The county mayor's office confirmed that one person has been injured in Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption.

Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent questioned two women for speaking Spanish in line at a gas station in Montana

School shooting victims remembered as sweet…

An outgoing and 'really funny' student who blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from entering the classroom and an exchange student who aspired to work in civil service were among the 10 people killed at a Texas high school

Cop's son charged in terror case expected to…

A Boston police captain's son who is accused of plotting a terrorist attack on a college campus to support the Islamic State group is expected to plead guilty

J.J. Watt To Pay For Texas School Shooting…

Nine students and a teacher were killed and 10 other students were injured Friday in a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

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Woman in smiling mugshot faces manslaughter in DUI crash

A Florida woman who flashed a big grin in a mugshot following a car crash and DUI arrest now faces a new charge and prison time after a crash victim died

4 Words on NJ School's Prom Tickets Cause Problem

Florida isn't the only state that's home to a problematic prom this year . New Jersey's Cherry Hill High School East is grabbing headlines over prom tickets that featured "inappropriate" wording. The Courier Post reports that tickets for the prom, to be held at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia this...

Officer who shot school gunman gets ovation at…

A school resource officer who was hailed a hero for shooting and arresting a gunman at a northern Illinois high school received a standing ovation as he led students into their graduation ceremony

Kilauea Eruption Sends Ash And Lava Bombs Flying…

Twenty-two fissures from the Kilauea volcano have opened up on Hawaii's Big Island since May 3

Man who stormed Trump resort booked into Florida jail

A man who stormed President Donald Trump's Miami-area golf resort has been moved from a hospital to a Florida jail days after exchanging gunfire with police

Mueller's Obstruction Inquiry Gets Its First…

The first possible deadline for Robert Mueller's investigation surfaced over the weekend: Rudy Giuliani said that Mueller might wrap up his inquiry into whether President Trump obstructed justice by September, reports the New York Times . This appears to be contingent on the president agreeing to sit for an interview. "We...

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign; Maduro wins Venezuela presidential election challengers call illegitimate; Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear

Trump Nominates Harry Harris As Ambassador To…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly wanted Harris in this new role.

Pregnant woman, dad shot and critically hurt on wedding day

Authorities say a street shooting in Philadelphia has left a pregnant woman and her father critically injured on the day she was married

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Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town…

Texas mother had been inspired by survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, then the very sort of extreme gun violence she was marching against arrived in her town

Funeral to be held for girl killed in school bus…

Family and friends are remembering a student killed when a school bus collided with a dump truck in New Jersey

This Man's Defiance Helped Spark The Civil Rights…

Bruce Boynton is a former lawyer who played a special role in the civil rights movement: He paved the way for the Freedom Riders.