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Alabama inmate claims he is at risk for 'botched…

Alabama is set to execute an inmate who argues past drug use and cancer have too badly damaged his veins, will make lethal injection difficult and unconstitutionally painful

Husband of slain online exhibitionist charged…

The husband of an online exhibitionist found slain outside her suburban home has been arrested in her killing

Breaking Stereotypes With an Ultramarathoner

After suffering health complications, Mirna Valerio knew she needed a change in lifestyle. So she dedicated herself to fitness and has spent the past eight years running marathons.

Top US Army Engineer Isn't Happy With Puerto Rico…

A top U.S. Army engineer says he isn't too happy that many Puerto Ricans are still without power more than 150 days after Hurricane Maria.

Farm beloved for goat yoga offers reward over slain animal

A popular Maine farm that invites the public to come cuddle or do yoga with its goats says one of the animals was found shot to death

Florida to execute man in 1993 slaying of college…

Florida is scheduled to execute a man convicted of raping and killing a college student in 1993 so he could steal her car

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The Latest: Coast Guard rescues 40-plus people in…

The Coast Guard says it has rescued more than 40 people and their pets from flooded neighborhoods in southwestern Michigan

Who is H.R. McMaster?

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is a decorated military general with a PhD with a reputation for speaking his mind.

Fla. Shooting Survivor Says CNN Scripted…

According to WPLG, Colton Haab said he decided not to go to Wednesday's event after he claims CNN gave him scripted questions.

AP objects to Honduran police bid to identify story sources

Associated Press objects to attempt by senior Honduran police officials to identify sources behind story

NRA: 'Harden Our Schools,' Fear 'Socialist…

"Many in legacy media love mass shootings," NBC News quotes NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch as saying Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. "You love the ratings. Crying white mothers are ratings gold." A week after 17 people were killed at a school shooting in Florida, the NRA went on...

Husband of Online Exhibitionist Arrested for Her…

The partially nude body of 42-year-old Kat West was found face down in the street outside her home in a small Alabama town last month; now her husband has been arrested in connection with her murder, AL.com reports. William "Jeff" West, 44, was arrested Thursday morning—nearly six weeks...

Sheriff to NRA spokeswoman: I'm calling BS

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel's call for action to keep American schools safe.

YouTube Apologizes For Trending Conspiracy Video…

A video suggesting a student who survived the school shooting in Florida is an actor was a No. 1 trending video on YouTube on Wednesday.

Man arrested in shooting death of postal worker on highway

Investigators have arrested a man who they say shot and killed a postal worker while he was driving an 11-ton delivery rig on a Dallas highway

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Court rejects request to return Kennedy cousin to…

Prosecutors' request to revoke Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's bail and send him back to prison while his murder case appeal is pending has been rejected

All West Virginia Public Schools Closed as…

In what appears to be the biggest strike in West Virginia history, thousands of teachers walked off the job Thursday, closing schools in all of the state's 55 counties, the Wall Street Journal reports. The central issue is teacher pay. The starting salary for a teacher in West Virginia is...

Survivor calls out NRA rep: How dare you?

Florida shooting survivor Alfonso Calderon responds to NRA spokeswoman's town hall answers.

The Southern Poverty Law Center Says White…

The SPLC's new "Year in Hate" report identifies 954 active hate groups in the U.S.

The Latest: Driver who crashed car into hospital ID'd

Driver in critical condition after crashing into a Connecticut hospital emergency room with a car that burst into flames.

Lawsuit: Trump's ending immigrant program…

Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants are suing President Donald Trump over the administration's decision to end special protections that have allowed them to live and work in the US

Texas governor weighs parole board's advice on…

A condemned Texas inmate set for execution is awaiting word on whether Gov. Greg Abbott will accept the state parole board's rare clemency recommendation to spare the prisoner's life at the urging of his father.

NRA spokeswoman pressed on 2nd Amendment

NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch says the Florida school shooter should never have been able to purchase a gun and explains her definition of a well-regulated militia.

Deputies Start Carrying Rifles In Schools In…

Deputies in the county where 17 people died in a school shooting last week just started carrying rifles in school.

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Eyewear website operator sentenced to 2 more years in prison

Eyewear website operator who was convicted of threatening customers with rape and murder and served time in prison has been sentenced to 2 more years by angry judge who says he violated probation

California woman gets 25 years for love triangle…

A California woman convicted of conspiring with her lover to kill her husband has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison

New Jersey troopers who deactivated explosives…

Two New Jersey state troopers have received the 2017 Trooper of the Year awards for their actions in a terrorist attack