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FBI seeks motive for fiery van crash at…

Investigators are working around the clock to learn why a 51-year-old man with no known ties to terrorism drove a flaming minivan loaded with propane tanks through a major Northern California Air Force base

Killing of unarmed black man roils California's…

The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by Sacramento police has roiled California's capital city, disrupted an NBA game and interstate highway with protests, and left more questions than answers

Trump advised to expel Russian diplomats

President Donald Trump is expected to receive a recommendation from his National Security Council that he should expel a yet-to-be-determined number of Russian diplomats from the US in response to the poisonings of a former spy and his daughter on UK soil, a source with knowledge of the situation told CNN.

Trump Issues New Memo Banning Most Transgender…

The new memo is in line with Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' judgment.

Closing arguments expected Saturday in police slaying trial

The first-degree murder trial of a man accused of killing a New Orleans police officer in 2015 is nearing its end

Sympathy for white Austin bomber stirs debate…

Sympathetic comments about white Austin bomber stir debate about race

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Man convicted in killing of Muslim cleric and his…

A New York City man has been convicted of first-degree murder for the broad daylight killings of a Muslim cleric and his assistant

Jennifer Garner reveals her saxophone skills

Jennifer Garner posted a video on Instagram of herself playing the saxophone to wish Reese Witherspoon a happy birthday.

Will The Student March Achieve What The Million…

18 years ago, the Million Mom March in D.C. lobbied for more gun control. It didn't work.

The Latest: Closing arguments set in police slaying trial

Closing arguments are expected to begin Saturday morning in the trial of a man accused of killing a New Orleans police officer

Woman gets 50 years in killings of California…

A Utah woman has been sentenced to nearly 50 years in prison for helping her husband as he killed two Northern California sheriff's deputies in 2014

2nd alleged sexual assault victim of ex-Mormon…

The Mormon church says it is investigating a second accusation of sexual assault against a former missionary leader dating back to the 1980s

Bolton: My past comments are behind me

National security adviser H.R. McMaster has resigned and will be replaced by former US ambassador and Fox News analyst John Bolton, President Donald Trump announced in a tweet.

Sessions Proposes Classifying Bump Stocks As…

A bump stock uses the recoil of the first shot to bounce the rifle off the shooter's shoulder, giving a semi-automatic rifle rapid-fire capability.

Police: Officer kills driver who tried to pin him with car

Police on Florida's Gulf Coast say an officer shot and killed a suspect who was trying to pin him with a car

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California Gov. Brown's top adviser dies after…

Nancy McFadden, chief of staff to California Gov. Jerry Brown, has died of ovarian cancer.

Hurricane Harvey's toxic impact deeper than…

A joint investigation by The Associated Press and the Houston Chronicle shows that the extent of Hurricane Harvey's toxic assault on the environment was more widespread than authorities publicly reported

Trump replaces McMaster with Fox News analyst

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that national security adviser H.R. McMaster will be replaced by John Bolton.

Trump Exempts More Allies From Steel, Aluminum…

The White House announced temporary exemptions for dozens of countries, significantly reducing the impact of the new tariffs.

Troopers suspended after audit finds alleged overtime abuse

Massachusetts State Police say some troopers have been suspended without pay and others retired following an audit that found alleged overtime abuse in 2016

The Latest: Former aide says Miller key to…

Democratic strategist Paul Begala says former Georgia Gov. and U.S. Sen. Zell Miller was a key to Bill Clinton's 1992 election as president

Indictment: Waterslide in fatal accident was…

A grand jury indictmen says a waterslide once hyped for being the highest in the world was known to be a "deadly weapon" before a 10-year-old boy boarded it at a Kansas water park and was sent down the 17-story drop, where he was decapitated.

Trump and Biden's history of insults

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are engaging in a war of words about beating each other up, but this is not the first time.

China Drafts List Of US Products That May Face…

China's commerce ministry said it will try to work with Washington to reach a trade agreement before implementing the retaliatory tariffs.

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District arms teachers with rocks in case of school shooter

A rural school district in Pennsylvania is arming teachers and students with buckets of rocks in what the superintendent says would be a last resort should an armed intruder burst into one of the schools

Arkansas wants court to dissolve stay for death…

Lawyers for the state are arguing that Arkansas' prison director has long had the power to determine a death row inmate's sanity and that now isn't the time to change the way it moves prisoners closer to their executions

City mourns loss of 2 firefighters killed in…

Federal investigators are searching for clues, and a city is mourning the loss of two firefighters who were buried in the rubble of a collapsed former piano factory