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This week in odd news: Fatberg on display and a…

This week in odd news: A C-A-T named D-O-G is star canine trainer; Belly bump: Dad-to-be stages pregnancy photo shoot, shows belly; In a reverse-reality Christmas tale, a red-suited man on a sled pushes a deer to safety on an ice-covered pond in Oregon

Writer Makes His Case: 'Millennials Are Screwed'

Go ahead, say your worst about millennials. Use the word "entitlement" if you must. Talk about participation trophies, useless college degrees, money management, laziness, etc., and by all means compare them unfavorably to earlier generations. Then read the first-person piece by Michael Hobbes—at 35, the oldest of millennials—at...

Jungle training prepares troops for future threats

American military personnel train in Hawaii. Jonathan Hunt reports.

The US Interior Department Has A Harassment…

Over a third of Interior Department employees said in a survey that they experienced harassment or discrimination at work.

For the CDC, These 7 Words Are Off Limits

They're not exactly on par with George Carlin's famous list , but the CDC now has a list of forbidden words all its own. That is, the White House has told the health agency not to use the words in any budget documents being prepared for next year, reports the Washington...

Army of firefighters takes on still-growing…

The fourth-largest wildfire in California history continues to grow and threaten thousands of homes despite armies of fire crews and fleets of bulldozers and aircraft

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Major media players start commission for sexual…

Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry

Emanuel rolls out ID for Chicago's 'undocumented'

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveils 'City Keys' ID program designed to welcome the 'undocumented' community and people 'on the sidelines' into the city. #Tucker

A Firefighter Died Battling The Fast-Moving…

The Thomas Fire is now the fourth-largest blaze in California's modern history.

Rules protecting coal miners' dust exposure up for review

Three years after the Obama administration lowered the allowable limits for miners' exposure to coal dust, the Trump administration has brought the standards up for review

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: Protesters in Argentina; firefighters battle wildfire in California; Afghan migrants and refugees arrive at port near Athens.

Alleged serial killer indicted in Texas in fourth…

Nearly two decades after a North Texas college student went missing an alleged serial killer has been indicted in her killing

President Trump renews attack on Chicago’s crime…

Matt Finn reports from Chicago.

What's The State Of Maternity Leave In America?

Legal protections for pregnant women in the U.S. are a relatively new development.

Police: Trooper shoots, kills man during traffic stop

Delaware State Police say a trooper has shot and wounded a person during a traffic stop

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Plan released for dividing money to Vegas…

The plan that will be used to divide donations to victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting includes a provision to assist those who sought medical attention for injuries but weren't hospitalized

N. Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke…

North Korea's friends and enemies join forces in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula

Whatever happened to gun control?

Why major reform legislation stalled in Congress again; Doug McKelway takes a closer look for 'Special Report.'

Dustin Hoffman Hit With More Sexual Assault…

He's been accused of sexual misconduct by at least six women, some of whom were teenagers at the time.

Retail chain sued for selling guns to Texas church shooter

Relatives of three people killed in a Texas church shooting have filed a lawsuit against a sporting goods chain that sold two firearms to the gunman

Family, classmates honor New Mexico school…

Hundreds of people gathered Friday to celebrate the life of a 17-year-old boy killed in a shooting rampage at a New Mexico high school

Effort to allow partisan politics in church…

An attempt to allow churches to make political endorsements from the pulpit has reached a dead end

WWII vet honored by United Daughters of the…

95-year-old Denton Messick presented with the Cross of Military Service.

Accused 'Unite The Right' Driver Charged With…

James Fields also faces several other related charges.

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Texas man admits beheading wife, gets 52-year prison term

A Central Texas man has been sentenced to 52 years in prison in the decapitation death of his wife

Gunman fires wildly during car chase through…

A gunman fleeing police in a car shot wildly at officers and pedestrians across a swath of Baltimore on Friday as he led cruisers on a chase that looped through streets of the city for at least 20 minutes

Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won't be…

A plea deal will spare the life of a dog named Dexter that was ordered put to death after he bit a 12-year-old girl in a case that sparked the ire of the Utah Humane Society