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Closings set in NYC cop's trial in deadly stairwell shooting

The rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident

Princeton opens dialogue on alumnus Woodrow Wilson, racism

Princeton University has started an examination of the legacy of alumnus and former President Woodrow Wilson as part of an agreement with students who staged a sit-in to protest his views on race and segregation

Man Accused Of Throwing Gator Through Wendy's Drive-Thru Is Arrested

The incident happened in October, but U.S. Marshals recently took the suspect, a Florida man, into custody.

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Unlucky man struck by meteorite may be first known fatality modern times

A man in Indian may be the unlucky first person to be killed by a meteorite in modern times. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Head-On Train Collision Kills At Least 9 In Southern Germany

Around 150 people were injured when two trains on a single track crashed in Bavaria. Many were trapped in the wreckage.

Obama administration plans new high-level cyber official

The Obama administration is planning to create a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and intelligence counterparts as part of its 2017 budget proposal announced Tuesday

Tests find high levels of lead in tap water at Ohio village

The state Environmental Protection Agency says the latest round of tests in a northeast Ohio village have found high levels of lead in tap water at 11 of the 180 homes where owners voluntarily submitted samples

US wholesale businesses trim stockpiles in December

US wholesalers cut inventories for third straight month in December

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire In Front Of Kensington Palace

Police received a call about a man acting suspiciously early Tuesday morning. When they arrived, they found a man in his 40s on fire.

IRS grants long-delayed tax exempt status to Crossroads GPS

The Internal Revenue Service has granted tax-exempt status to one of the best-known and best-funded politically active nonprofit organizations, Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies

UN urges Turkey to open border; warns Aleppo could lack aid

The U.N. says Turkey must open its doors to the tens of thousands of Syrians who have fled violence and massed at the border

The Latest: Mid-Atlantic region wakes up to snow, rain mix

The mid-Atlantic region is waking up to a mix of rain and snow

Noranda Aluminum files for bankruptcy

One of North America's biggest makers of aluminum foil is seeking bankruptcy protection, saying it plans to halt production at a southeastern Missouri smelter within weeks

Michelin-Starred Chef Fires Back At Angry TripAdvisor Review

Glynn Purnell, owner of Purnell's Bistro in England, isn't taking a negative TripAdvisor review of his restaurant lying down.

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Squirrel causes power outage for 5,500 people

A squirrel caused a power disruption in Tulsa, Oklahoma for over 5,500 people. Apparently that's not a rare occurrence. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Former President Says Mexico Won't Pay For Trump's 'Stupid' Wall

Former Mexico President Felipe Calderón spoke out against Donald Trump's proposed wall on the southern border. Here's a hint: He's not having it.

UK lawmakers say proposed spy law fails to protect privacy

Lawmakers responsible for scrutinizing Britain's intelligence agencies say there are not enough privacy safeguards in plans to strengthen government powers to spy on the Internet

Gov't report: Drop in uninsured in 8 states

Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance

US wholesale businesses trim stockpiles in December

US wholesalers cut inventories for third straight month in December

The Latest: NATO to discuss role in ending migrant crisis

The Latest: NATO's secretary-general says the U.S.-led alliance will discuss this week whether to get more involved in trying to stem Europe's migration crisis

Flint gets $3M pledge; mayor, attorney general to speak

Flint gets $3M donation from GM, UAW to support city's kids; mayor, attorney general slated to speak

Pennsylvania stuck in historic budget gridlock

Pennsylvania state government is setting a new state record for gridlock

Store Hopes 'Wonky Veg Box' Will Reduce Waste Of Imperfect Vegetables

A U.K. supermarket chain is offering the discounted boxes of vegetables that might look a little odd on the outside but are still good to eat.

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Eli Manning's reaction to Peyton winning Super Bowl goes viral

Eli Manning's weird and emotionless reaction to his brother, Peyton, winning the Super Bowl has people going in on the New York Giants Quarterback. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Scientists Offer Theory As To What Killed 30 Sperm Whales

Scientists believe the 30 sperm whales that died on European beaches recently were hunting squid and traveled into dangerously shallow water.