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Ex-Virginia Tech student pleads guilty to hiding teen's body

A former Virginia Tech student has pleaded guilty to concealing the body of a slain 13-year-old girl; still faces trial on a charge of being an accessory to the teen's killing

AP NewsBreak: Pilot who crashed his own home had…

The president of a Utah company whose small plane was used by a man who died when he flew into his own house after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife says the pilot had full access to the plane because he had earned the firm's trust

Paul Manafort's Defense Rests; Trial Advances To…

He declined to testify in his own defense, and his attorneys didn't call any witnesses.

Defense: No evidence in teen's death days after…

Defense lawyers highlighted a lack of physical evidence in the trial of two men charged in the 2013 shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago student days after she performed with her high school band at then-President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities.

Report: Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000…

Report: Catholic priests molested more than 1,000 children in Pennsylvania

Official: People trapped by flooding OK…

Flash floods caused by pre-dawn downpours in upstate New York washed out bridges, submerged vehicles, clogged yards and roads with debris and temporarily trapped dozens of people in their homes

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State Of Emergency Declared In Red…

Gov. Rick Scott authorized more than $600,000 in emergency spending to help people and wildlife affected by the red tide.

Judge sets bail for adults arrested at New Mexico…

A judge cleared the way Monday for five defendants arrested on child abuse charges at a New Mexico compound to be released despite authorities' suspicions that the group was training children to use firearms in preparation for an anti-government mission

Utah firefighter who died in California offered…

A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was from a Salt Lake City suburb who volunteered to help

9 injured in apparent natural gas explosion in…

Firefighters say nine people were injured, one critically, by an apparent natural gas explosion in Denver

Trump Campaign Takes Legal Action Against Omarosa

President Donald Trump's campaign is taking legal action against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman.

2,000-pound bull escapes, runs loose through Oklahoma City

Police say a rodeo bull broke free from the Oklahoma City Stockyards and charged through streets and chased people, including one person who jumped into a river to escape the animal's path

Nebraska executes inmate using powerful opioid…

Nebraska carries out its first execution in more than two decades with a drug combination never tried before, including the first use of the powerful opioid fentanyl in a lethal injection

FBI: Sheriff was bribed to shelter drug dealer…

Federal officials allege a Mississippi Delta sheriff protected an illegal drug dealer for 15 years in exchange for bribes

What Is Tribalism?

Tribalism can be seen as liberals vs. conservatives in today's political climate. But when you take politics out of it, the meaning is much deeper.

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Sheriff: Schools closed after transgender student threatened

Officials closed a rural Oklahoma school system after the sheriff began investigating what he determined were online threats against a transgender student

Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston…

The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress has appeared in Houston immigration court to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala

Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia…

In poor West Virginia, a scandal over spending by the state's Supreme Court has triggered a move by one branch of government to essentially fire another

Firefighter Dies Battling Largest Fire In…

He's the first person to die from the Mendocino Complex fire.

California could reshape pot rules as legal market struggles

California officials overseeing the nation's largest legal marijuana market hear a long list of complaints and concerns in Los Angeles

Survivor of duck boat sinking urges ban on such…

An Indiana woman whose husband and three children died when a duck boat sank in Missouri says she hopes to save lives by working to ban the amphibious tourist boats

Prominent attorney fatally shot in suburban…

Police say an attorney who argued 30 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court has been fatally shot during a domestic altercation inside his suburban Chicago home

West Virginia Impeaches All 4 State Supreme Court…

The state's House Judiciary Committee approved 14 articles of impeachment against the four judges last week.

US appeals court revives suit over border crossing photos

A U.S. appeals court has revived a lawsuit that accuses U.S. Customs and Border Protection of illegally barring photography at border crossings

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Bail, conditions set for man charged in fatal…

A Florida judge on Monday kept bond at $100,000 for a man charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a man who assaulted him outside a convenience store in a dispute over parking.

Police chief defends Taser use on woman, 87…

Georgia police chief: Officer justified in using Taser on 87-year-old woman who didn't obey commands to drop a knife

President Trump Signs $717 Billion Defense…

The legislation will increase active-duty recruits by more than 15,000 and give troops a pay raise, among other things.