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GOP leaders decry North Carolina governor's LGBT…

North Carolina's Republican legislative leaders say a court should reject a deal by the Democratic governor to end protracted litigation over LGBT rights

Experts: Hard for jurors to convict when cops are…

Legal experts say the conviction of a white ex-Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot his daughter's unarmed black boyfriend shows the difficulty prosecutors have in convincing jurors to put someone who carries a badge and a gun behind bars.

Richard Spencer triggers protests at University…

Heavy police presence on campus for white nationalist's speech amid concerns of violence; Phil Keating reports from Gainesville.

Could VR Field Trips Replace The Real Thing?

A new editorial in the journal Science argues virtual reality might make a tempting alternative to field trips but schools should resist for now.

The Latest: Supreme Court lets Alabama execution proceed

Supreme Court lets Alabama execution proceed despite challenge of lethal injection protocol

Man arrested in shooting that killed 3 in downtown Lawrence

Authorities have arrested a man suspected in the deadly shootings of three people earlier this month in a popular downtown area of a Kansas college town

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California fires cause $1B in damages, burn 7,000…

California officials raise number of homes and structures destroyed in this month's wildfires to nearly 7,000, say initial insured losses top $1 billion and will rise

Who is Richard Spencer?

Infamous white supremacist Richard Spencer has gained notoriety in the past few years, but who is he?

Long Before NFL Players Started Kneeling…

Tommie Smith and John Carlos made history in October 1968 with their iconic bowed heads and raised fists during the national anthem.

Former Menendez staffers push counter-narrative at trial

Former staffers for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez are telling a different story about an alleged bribery scheme than prosecutors have presented

Student, 2 others die in shooting near Colorado…

A Colorado university student and two others are slain in a Thursday shooting blocks away from Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Police say the shooting suspect was among those killed

US government: Inspections show Lake Okeechobee's…

Federal officials are conducting daily inspections of the dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee because of its near-record water levels but say it is not in danger of failing

Pentagon probes death of four US soldiers in Niger

12 soldiers ambushed in West Africa.

At Least 3 Dead After Shooting At Business Park…

Five people were shot at a business park in Harford County, Maryland, police say. Three died; two were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

U.S. Supreme Court says Alabama can execute inmate in 1997 slaying of Alabama police officer

U.S. Supreme Court says Alabama can execute inmate in 1997 slaying of Alabama police officer

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Backers of oil terminal pour money into…

Developers of a proposed oil-by-rail terminal along the Columbia River that would be the nation's largest have poured big money into a port commissioner race that may shape the project's future

Utah governor calls Trump's tenure erratic…

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is describing President Donald Trump's tenure so far as erratic and lamenting that he seems to focus on too many issues rather than honing in on the most important ones

Pentagon probes death of 4 US soldiers in Niger

12 soldiers ambushed in West Africa.

2 Officers Fired After Forcibly Removing United…

An investigation found three Chicago Department of Aviation security officers and an aviation security sergeant "mishandled" the incident.

Woman denies charges as police say 80 animal carcasses found

A woman who rented a Vermont mobile home where police say 80 animal carcasses were found is fighting animal cruelty charges

New charges for ex-boyfriend accused of killing…

Police have filed new and unrelated rape charges against a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, a University of Pittsburgh student who was found dead earlier this month in her off-campus home

The Latest: 3 die in shooting near Colorado State…

Police say three people are dead and one other person is wounded after a shooting in an apartment building near Colorado State University

Gen. Keane on unanswered questions about the…

Fox News military analyst provides insight into the attack.

Congresswoman Says Trump Made 'Insensitive…

Rep. Frederica Wilson says she heard President Trump say to a fallen soldier's widow, "Well, I guess he knew what he was getting into."

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Indiana woman sentenced to 36 years in death of 15-pound boy

An Indiana woman has been sentenced to 36 years in prison for neglect in the death of a 9-year-old blind boy with cerebral palsy who weighed just 15 pounds

Little Rock drops Amazon bid in ad: 'It's not you…

Arkansas' capital city is pre-emptively rejecting its long-shot bid to host Amazon's second headquarters, telling the online retailer in a full-page newspaper ad: "It's not you

The Latest: At least 27 of 42 fire victims older…

Elderly make up vast majority of those who died in the Northern California wildfires _ including several couples who died together