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New lynching memorial offers chance to remember…

A new memorial is opening to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings

'I had nightmares': Nanny slay trial took toll on…

'I don't know how I'll ever get over this': Jurors who convicted a nanny of murdering two small children in her care tell of the emotional toll

Bono to George W.: Your mom eased AIDS stigma

While being honored by former President George W. Bush, U2 frontman and AIDS activist Bono said former first lady Barbara Bush helped diminish the stigma of AIDS and other diseases.

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged With Another…

Greitens allegedly obtained that list illegally and used it to ask donors for campaign funding. He raised nearly $2 million from those donors.

Suburban Seattle getting rare, private US airport…

An entrepreneur wants to bring a global trend to the U.S. and put commercial airport terminals in the hands of private companies instead of the government

He Called in Sick at 5:30am, Died a Fiery Death…

In the wake of lawyer David Buckel's fiery suicide in Brooklyn's Prospect Park last Saturday, the New York Times digs deeper into the 60-year-old's recent years and final moments. Buckel gained prominence for his work involving a case related to the death of transgender man Brandon Teena (portrayed by Hilary...

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Woman killed, man and 2 infants hurt in Amish…

Authorities say an Amish buggy has been struck from behind in Ohio, killing a woman and critically injuring a man and two infants

Trump tweets he doesn't see Cohen flipping

President Donald Trump has tweeted out in defense of his personal attorney Michael Cohen after the New York Times reported Cohen may cooperate with Robert Mueller's investigation.

FAA Orders New Engine Inspections After Southwest…

The engine's manufacturer also issued new inspection guidelines.

Memphis police officer shoots, kills shooting suspect

Police in Tennessee say an officer has fatally shot a man who was a suspect in two shootings

10-Year-Old Stands Outside Her School Alone. This…

Delilah Matrese wanted to protest, but apparently no one would join her. The 10-year-old student at Hamilton Elementary in Carlisle, Penn., wasn't able to attend the last school walkout demanding gun control—the one involving 2,500 schools around the US —"so she begged us to let her do this...

After town says 'nyet' to Russia monument, others…

A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia

Author: Trump has been lying since childhood

In an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Trump biographer Michael D'Antonio claims President Trump has been lying since he was a child, saying "he was named the ladies man at a school that had no women at it ... he has been doing this forever."

CIA Releases Memo On Gina Haspel's Role…

Haspel is President Donald Trump's pick to run the agency.

Roberta Flack cuts short her appearance at Apollo Theater

Roberta Flack cuts short her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater, feeling dizzy

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Pulitzer honoree is latest to win after leaving…

A Virginia photographer who won the Pulitzer Prize for a photo of a fatal car attack the day of a white nationalist rally is the latest in a series of newspaper employees who have won journalism's top honor but left the struggling industry

NYT Backs Up Reporter After Trump Fires Up…

Maggie Haberman has gotten under President Trump's skin again. The New York Times reporter filed a story on Friday detailing Trump's relationship with longtime lawyer Michael Cohen—one in which Trump is said to treat Cohen "like garbage," per Trump associate Roger Stone. That article apparently spurred a tweetstorm from...

Trump suggests Mueller probe is illegitimate

Former US Attorney Michael Moore says the Russia probe follows what intelligence agencies said about Russia meddling and the election, and that a special counsel could have been appointed "under a number of circumstances."

The Father Of US Birthright Citizenship Is Nearly…

Wong Kim Ark paved the way for birthright citizenship in the U.S., regardless of the status of one's parents. But few have ever heard of him.

Husband charged in death of wife whose body still missing

A 73-year-old Ohio man who has given conflicting stories about what happened to his wife's body has been charged with aggravated murder in her death

She Starred on a Hit CW Show. Now, Sex…

A statement from the DOJ Friday revealed two indictments for sex trafficking, and fans of a former CW show are shocked to see one of the stars as one of the accused. CNN and the AP report Allison Mack, who appeared on the Superman-themed show Smallville , was hit with charges...

Collusion Accusations Hit Telecom's 2 Biggest…

The word "collusion" is being bandied about again, but this time it involves the world of telecommunications, not DC . Verizon, AT&T, and standards group GSMA tell the AP the Justice Department has opened up an antitrust probe to see if they worked together to make it more difficult for consumers...

Actress charged with recruiting sex slaves

Actress Allison Mack, best known for her role as Clark Kent's clever confidant Chloe on CW's "Smallville," was indicted on charges of sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy and forced labor conspiracy, according to a statement released by the Justice Department.

Colorado's Governor Says He Could Ban Marijuana…

The state saw a spike in crime beginning the same year weed was legalized.

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Protester faces charges for vandalism at NRA lobbyist's home

A protester is facing charges for allegedly vandalizing the home of the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist

Dad stabbed to death as daughter sits in lap at…

A homeless man has been charged with murder in the death of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: U.S. missiles light sky over Damascus; students protest gun violence in U.S.; participants in annual Color Run in Paris toss colored powder into the air.