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Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

Two casino companies facing the threat of a strike from housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees saw their shares slide

Mexican Mafia run jail crime like an 'illegal…

The Los Angeles jails are run by the county sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld behind bars

NBA's Sterling Brown Comments On Milwaukee Police…

The Milwaukee Police Department released footage Wednesday of officers tasing and arresting Brown back in Janary.

Man accused of shooting crossbow, gun at another driver

A New York man is accused of stopping a driver at a Virginia intersection and shooting a crossbow at him, before firing several rounds at the driver with a gun

Jury Awards Record $1B to Georgia Rape Victim

"A jury, from now on, will know there is no ceiling on the damages that rape causes to a woman," attorney L. Chris Stewart said Wednesday after a jury awarded his client $1 billion in a civil case. Hope Cheston, now 20 years old, was 14 years old when she...

Chaos of Las Vegas shooting promoted fears of…

Gunshots came so rapidly during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history that one Las Vegas police officer feared he was facing a fully stocked assault team with tactical gear

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Starbucks Gives A Video Preview Of Its Upcoming…

Starbucks will close 8,000 stores for part of May 29 to conduct the training.

Hearing set on white nationalists' motions to dismiss suit

A federal judge is set to hear arguments from white nationalists and others that a lawsuit against them over last summer's violence in Charlottesville should be dismissed

Discovery of World War II soldier's plane brings…

When Tom Kelly's relatives got word that his World War II B-24 bomber had finally been found, a wave of exhilaration and grief washed over them

Texas shooting survivors seek purpose in shadow…

Texas school shooting survivors search for purpose in shadow of Parkland attack

US Withdraws China's Invite To RIMPAC Military…

The Pentagon says it's because China has been building up disputed islands in the South China Sea to use as military bases.

Sheriff: Missing Florida mother now believed to be dead

Police say that a Florida woman who disappeared on Mother's Day is now believed to have died even though no body has been recovered

'Dreamers' are getting law degrees, and taking on…

'Dreamer' law students discover that after years of schooling, first legal battle may involve ability to practice

Condemned Ohio man blames killing on 'homosexual…

Attorneys for a condemned killer are asking that their client be spared, saying he experienced a "homosexual panic" of self-revulsion before killing a man he picked up at an Ohio bar

Jared Kushner Regains Top Security Clearance

Kushner's FBI background check took more than a year.

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Video shows road rage suspect hitting man with sledgehammer

A road rage suspect seen on surveillance video hitting a man with a sledgehammer after smashing the windows out of a vehicle is being sought by Philadelphia police

Civil rights activist to address Harvard graduates

Civil rights activist U.S. Rep. John Lewis is set to address Harvard University graduates

Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man…

Georgia grand jury says fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man by police was justified because he pointed BB pistol at officers

More Sandy Hook Victims' Families Are Suing Alex…

Jones was sued last month by the families of two other children who died in the shooting.

Man who said church shooting was hoax jailed on gun charge

Conspiracy theorist arrested after telling a Texas church that the killing of more than two dozen of its worshippers was a hoax is free on bond after an arrest on a weapons charge

Acclaimed Nigerian author speaks at Harvard Class…

Acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has addressed Harvard University's graduates at the school's annual pre-commencement Class Day festivities

Rain from Gulf floods Southeast; tropical storm…

Heavy rains from the Gulf of Mexico are causing flooding in the Southeastern United States ahead of what could become the season's first tropical storm

How One Of The Country’s Largest Jails Got R…

Despite the controversy surrounding the practice, more than 67,000 prisoners across the country still spend 23 hours of their day locked away.

US government set to release hurricane season outlook

U.S. government forecasters are set to release their prediction for how many hurricanes and tropical storms they expect to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months

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10 Things to Know for Thursday

Among 10 Things to Know: Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'; NFL owners approve policy aimed at quelling firestorm over anthem protests; Yulia Skripal says recovery from poisoning 'slow, painful.'

New York City to consider ban on plastic straws

Plastic straws and stirrers could soon be banned in bars, restaurants and coffee shops in New York City

Judge Backs Transgender Teen Gavin Grimm's…

Gavin Grimm sued the Gloucester County School Board in 2015 after he was barred from using the boys' bathroom at his high school.