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The Latest: Arkansas asked to preserve execution…

Attorneys representing several death row inmates are asking a federal judge to force Arkansas to preserve evidence from the execution of a prisoner who lurched and convulsed on the gurney

Judge to sentence former head of Chicago Public…

A federal judge has sentenced the former head of Chicago Public Schools to more than four years in prison for steering $23 million in no-bid city contracts to education firms in exchange for more than $2 million in bribes and kickbacks

MS-13 street gang grips Long Island suburbs in…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has visited an area of New York's Long Island where the violent MS-13 street gang has been blamed for killing 11 young people since the school year began

In Egypt, pope brings a message of peace amid…

Pope Francis has demanded that Egypt's Muslim leaders teach a rejection of violence in God's name during a delicate visit to the Arab world's most populous country

Oil-gas industry tries to reassure Colorado after…

The oil and gas industry is trying to reassure Colorado residents they're safe while investigators look for the cause of a fatal house explosion near a gas well

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Home Automation 101

Step into the CNET Smart Home and see what an automated living space is all about.

Johnny Depp in dying fan's film

The Make A Film Foundation made cancer patient Anthony Conti’s dying wish come true.

Abortion Clinic at Center of Historic Supreme…

An Austin abortion clinic at the center of a historic Supreme Court decision is reopening.

100 Days of Trump...How About 100 Days of Sean…

Every news outlet is freaking out over the impending approach of Donald Trump’s First 100 Days, but what about Sean Spicer’s first 100 days? Jose Sepulveda (@josesepulvedatv) has more.

Congress OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown

Congress has easily approved a short-term spending bill that would prevent a partial federal shutdown over the weekend

Cable news channel sorry for racially insensitive graphic

New England Cable News has apologized for accompanying a story on police stops of minorities with a graphic that included the term "colored people"

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Prosecutor: Charges likely in deadly fall at Penn State frat

A prosecutor says the investigation into the February death of a Penn State University fraternity pledge who fell down stairs is likely to result in charges against several people

Apple ceases iPhone payments to Qualcomm…

Qualcomm slashes its profit expectations after saying that Apple is now refusing to pay royalties on technology used in the iPhone

US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years

US economy grew just 0.7 percent in the first quarter amid consumer spending slowdown

2 arraigned in death of Michigan man missing for…

Two people have been arraigned in the slaying and mutilation of an acquaintance who went missing last year but whose body parts were found just this week in a shallow grave and a vacant field north of Detroit

Indianapolis man pleads guilty to killing 3 in…

An Indianapolis man has pleaded guilty to killing three people over four days last spring in attacks that authorities say he justified by citing a horror movie

Iraqi officials: Car bomb kills 4 and wounds 8

Iraqi police and hospital officials say a car bomb at a police station in central Baghdad killed four and wounded eight late Friday night

Report faults commissioner's absences amid jail violence

New York City's Department of Investigation says the correction commissioner spent 90 days outside the city last year, even amid violence problems at the Rikers Island jail complex

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Rep. Brenda Lawrence: Democrats Helped Avert…

Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), said on MSNBC that Republicans would’ve had to shut down the government today if it weren’t for the Democrats.

Check Your Piggy Bank! Rare Pennies Could Be…

Rare pennies from the year 1943 are going for up to $85,000 at auction according to a report from Fox News. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Administration: No immediate plans to halt immigration order

The Trump administration has told two California counties it has no plans right now to seek a court ruling reinstating the president's executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities