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Nuns who help homeless face eviction in costly San Francisco

San Francisco nuns who serve the homeless are in danger of getting kicked out of their home after a rent hike of more than 50 percent

Court: No new trial after judge mistakenly declares mistrial

The Georgia Supreme Court says a new trial cannot be set for a man charged with murder because a judge mistakenly declared a mistrial after his trial had begun

Kasich's Second-Place Finish Is The Best He Could Have Hoped For

As far as the next few primaries, things aren't looking so good.

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Man casually trips suspect on the run from police

A civilian in England decided to help the cops out by tripping the alleged drug dealer they were running after. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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.

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

India launches campaign for deworming millions of children

Millions of children are getting deworming treatment in India's campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development

Asia stocks down for 3rd day, Japan drops 3.8 percent

Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves about shaky global growth, falling oil prices and possible capital shortfalls at major European banks

Researchers Say Horses Can Recognize Our Facial Expressions

A new study indicates horses may be able to recognize human emotions.

Debate on tax on tampons arrives in Utah

Debate over whether to tax tampons and other feminine hygiene products has made its way to conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made of only men

S. Korea to halt work at joint industrial park with N. Korea

South Korea says it will suspend operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, the first time in the park's decade of operation that Seoul has halted work there

Post-conviction hearing in Adnan Syed wraps after 5 days

A retired Baltimore judge who'll determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial says the post-conviction hearing that concluded Tuesday garnered more attention than any proceeding he'd seen

Parole hearing set for Robert Kennedy killer Sirhan Sirhan

For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles

Bernie Sanders Faces An Uphill Climb In South Carolina

Bernie Sanders may have won New Hampshire, but a victory in South Carolina isn't going to come quite as easily if things don't change.

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Check out the world's most expensive Valentine's Day bouquet

This Valentine's Day you can buy flowers or you can buy the world's most expensive bouquet. 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.

Agencies contend Facebook is breaching French privacy laws

Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users there without their knowledge

The Latest: European markets solid as focus turns to Fed

The Latest: Stock markets in Europe have opened on a fairly solid note despite another sizeable 2.3 percent reverse on Japan's main index

Maryland's Senate Extends Voting Rights To All Ex-Convicts

Maryland's House and Senate overruled vetoes from the governor on legislation that allows convicted felons to vote as soon as they're released.

In Illinois, Obama to plead for a unity that's eluded him

President Barack Obama is returning to Illinois' capital at the twilight of his political career, pleading once again for the type of national unity that has eluded him as president

Key developments following North Korea's rocket launch

North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions

Ferguson asks for changes to reform deal, drawing criticism

The Ferguson City Council is asking the U.S. Department of Justice for changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems, a move that drew swift criticism from both the department and many residents

Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen begins two days of congressional testimony with the delivery of the Fed's semiannual report on interest-rate policies

Donald Trump Projected To Win New Hampshire Republican Primary

Donald Trump is projected to win the New Hampshire Republican primary election after coming in second at the Iowa caucuses.

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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.

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.