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Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near…

Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized in what authorities described as a rare occurrence

Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings

J.J. Watt To Pay For Texas School Shooting…

Nine students and a teacher were killed and 10 other students were injured Friday in a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

Texas school gunman: 'I'm going to kill you…

The suspect in the Texas school shooting pointed at one person and declared: "I'm going to kill you." Then he fired.

Gunman blasted through door, lingered for about…

Texas school gunman blasted through classroom door, lingered for about 30 minutes

Police: 2 arrests in fatal shooting after Georgia…

Police have arrested two people in a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia.

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Kilauea Eruption Sends Ash And Lava Bombs Flying…

Twenty-two fissures from the Kilauea volcano have opened up on Hawaii's Big Island since May 3

More than 25 hospitalized in NYC due to synthetic marijuana

More than 25 people have been hospitalized in New York City due to bad reactions to the synthetic marijuana known as K2. WABC-TV reports that police responded to an intersection in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood Saturday

Trump foe Sen. Elizabeth Warren to address…

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, an outspoken foe of President Donald Trump, is delivering the commencement address to graduates of Lesley University

Police: Man who stormed Trump resort still in…

A man who stormed President Donald Trump's Miami-area golf resort remains in the hospital a day after he exchanged gunfire with police

Trump Nominates Harry Harris As Ambassador To…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly wanted Harris in this new role.

Mayor who pulled Confederate statues honored with JFK award

The former mayor of New Orleans is being honored for his leadership in removing Confederate memorials

Jimmy Carter gently jabs Trump at Liberty…

Former President Jimmy Carter will deliver Saturday's keynote address at Liberty University's commencement

Texas shooting renews debate about American…

Texas shooting renews debate about whether school designs make them easy targets

This Man's Defiance Helped Spark The Civil Rights…

Bruce Boynton is a former lawyer who played a special role in the civil rights movement: He paved the way for the Freedom Riders.

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The Latest: Officials say cougar in fatal attack was shot

Officials in Washington state say a cougar that attacked two people riding bicycles, killing one and injuring the second, has been shot to death

Sean Combs Pays $21.1M for Work by Noted Black…

The mystery art collector who phoned in the winning $21.1 million bid at a Sotheby’s auction for a painting by African-American artist Kerry James Marshall has been revealed. That someone has turned out to be Grammy Award-winning record producer Sean Combs, aka Diddy, reports Marshall’s long-time art dealer, Jack...

New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit…

New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms

Texas Governor: 'We Need To Do More Than Just…

A shooter opened fire in a Texas high school Friday, killing 10 people and injuring 10 others.

Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

Officials say a gas leak caused an explosion and brief flash fire at a chemical plant near Houston, resulting in non-life threatening injuries to nearly two dozen workers

Wife of man charged in blast probe died in…

Years before a targeted explosion killed his former girlfriend, the wife of a Southern California man charged as part of the blast investigation died in what officials called a "mysterious case"

Cops Crack Old Double Murder by Collecting…

Detectives are using a new forensic tool to chase down murderers: DNA data mining, reports the New York Times . This week, Snohomish County police announced the arrest of William Earl Talbott, 55, in the 1987 murders of Canadians Jay Cook, 20, and Tanya Van Cuylenborg, 18. The Washington investigators used...

House Rejects Farm Bill After Freedom Caucus…

Democrats oppose changes the bill would have made to food stamp programs. Republicans sought a vote on an immigration bill.

Tucson officer's belt stops bullet in 'way too close a call'

Tucson police say an officer narrowly escaped injury during a domestic violence incident when a bullet hit the officer's belt

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After Katrina: High school remembers lost class…

One of the state's top high schools is remembering a group of seniors who were not able to graduate with their class due to Hurricane Katrina

Cops: Santa Fe Suspect 'Spared' Those He Liked

Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the 17-year-old suspect in the shooting at Texas' Santa Fe High School on Friday that took the lives of 10 and wounded several others, has been charged with capital murder and aggravated assault of a public servant, CNN reports. Pagourtzis, who once played football on the school's JV...

Mueller Reportedly Will Narrow His Questions If…

President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on CNN's "New Day" Friday that the special counsel agreed to only ask questions about two topics.