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Monsanto asks Arkansas judge to halt state's…

A major agribusiness company is asking an Arkansas judge to halt the state's plan to ban an herbicide that's drawn complaints from farmers across several states who say the weed killer has drifted onto their crops and caused widespread damage

Ex-Homeland Security czar Ridge recovering from…

The wife of former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge says he's in the early stages of recovery from a heart attack, a day after undergoing an emergency heart procedure

Rural Americans say everyday life hurt by slow…

State officials are looking for a solution after Verizon declined $140 million in federal help.

Keystone Pipeline Temporarily Shut Off After…

The leak comes as Nebraska is trying to decide if it should issue permits to TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline.

Woman with crude anti-Trump truck decal released from jail

The driver of a pickup displaying a profane message to President Donald Trump and his supporters has posted bond after being arrested near Houston on an outstanding warrant

Neighbors help during massive senior living…

Dozens of neighbors rushed to the scene of a massive fire that injured at least 20 people at a Pennsylvania senior living community late Thursday, wrapping elderly people in blankets and bringing them to ambulances

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The week in odd news: 'Obsceni mankinis;' Dual…

This week in odd news: Woman accused of squeezing through a McDonald's drive-thru window; North Carolina woman hits jackpot on two scratch-off lottery tickets, second such instance in 3 weeks; School worksheet quizzed students on 'boy toy,' affairs

Keystone Pipeline shut down after leak

The pipeline leaked more than 200,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota.

Justice Department Announces Over 200 MS-13…

Over 200 suspected members of the MS-13 gang were arrested from Oct. 8 to Nov. 11 this year.

Citing safety, councilman wants cameras in every classroom

A Providence councilman says the city's schools need security cameras in every classroom, cafeteria and auditorium to ensure the student safety

Advocacy groups: Killings of transgender people…

Advocacy groups say at least 25 transgender people in the U.S. have been homicide victims so far this year, the highest annual total on record

Manhunt continues for shooter of Baltimore…

The manhunt for the killer of a Baltimore homicide detective has entered its third day

New concerns over mass exodus from Puerto Rico

Hurricane damage could force half a million Puerto Ricans to move to the U.S. mainland in the next year.

TV Host Says Al Franken 'Kissed And Groped' Her…

Leeann Tweeden made the allegations in an online post for KABC, where she works as a news anchor.

Museums mark 100 years since death of French artist Rodin

Museums around the world are marking 100 years after the death of French artist Auguste Rodin, including the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia

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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: GOP lawmaking victory near; President Trump's selective outrage; Zimbabwe's Mugabe makes public appearance; Human rights advocates in China face deteriorating treatment

Hospital patient escaped to prove he could behave…

A Hawaii psychiatric patient who acknowledges killing a woman nearly four decades ago said he escaped from his hospital and flew to California to prove he could live responsibly in the community

School nixes student's 'fake news' shirt on CNN…

Parents want school to apologize to their seventh-grader son directly.

US Mass Media Outlets May Have To Register As…

Russia's lower house of parliament passed a bill that would let authorities force certain foreign outlets working there to register.

Alcohol regulators investigating Texas State pledge death

State alcohol regulators have opened an investigation into the death of a Texas State University fraternity pledge after an initiation ritual

Killer of 7 in Connecticut to be sentenced to…

An East Coast drifter who killed seven people in Connecticut in 2003 is set to be sentenced to life in prison

Pennsylvania State Police in court to quash grand…

Lawyers for Pennsylvania State Police are squaring off against a district attorney in court over a grand jury investigation that state police want to shut down

Owner of truck with vulgar anti-Trump decal…

Woman in Texas arrested for outstanding fraud warrant, claims police abuse the badge.

'Cards Against Humanity' Just Bought Land On The…

The "Cards Against Humanity Saves America" holiday promotion includes new cards, a map of the purchased land and other "America-saving surprises."

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Judge won't dismiss lawsuit tied to fiery Jeep Liberty crash

The family of a pregnant woman who died in a rear-end crash while in a Jeep Liberty has cleared a hurdle in a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler

Gunman ran victims off road, chased them on foot

One of the people killed in a Northern California shooting rampage was driving to the store with her husband when they were randomly targeted

15 convictions linked to corrupt Chicago cop are…

Judge throws out 15 convictions linked to corrupt Chicago police officer