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  • Texas liberal candidate bashed by national Democrats loses

    Texas liberal candidate bashed by national Democrats loses

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:42:31 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:25:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democrati...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democrati...
    Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.
    Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.
  • Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from home

    Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from home

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:22:51 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:56:31 GMT
    (Douglass Dowty /The Syracuse Newspapers via AP). Michael Rotondo, left, sits during an eviction proceeding in Syracuse, N.Y., brought by his parents, Mark and Christina, of Camillus. The two parents confer with their lawyer, Anthony Adorante, in the c...(Douglass Dowty /The Syracuse Newspapers via AP). Michael Rotondo, left, sits during an eviction proceeding in Syracuse, N.Y., brought by his parents, Mark and Christina, of Camillus. The two parents confer with their lawyer, Anthony Adorante, in the c...
    In a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge has ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house after they went to court to eject him.
    In a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge has ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house after they went to court to eject him.
  • Texas man charged after woman found tied up on Louisiana roadside

    Texas man charged after woman found tied up on Louisiana roadside

    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:42:34 GMT
    A suspect in the back of a police patrol car in Austin managed to shoot himself while handcuffed.A suspect in the back of a police patrol car in Austin managed to shoot himself while handcuffed.

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Texas man has been arrested for kidnapping after Louisiana police found a woman tied up at the side of a road.

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Texas man has been arrested for kidnapping after Louisiana police found a woman tied up at the side of a road.

  • Court: Montana minimizes impact of gold mining near Yellowstone

    Court: Montana minimizes impact of gold mining near Yellowstone

    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:20:43 GMT
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    Cropped Photo: Jeff Gunn / CC BY 2.0Cropped Photo: Jeff Gunn / CC BY 2.0

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A gold exploration proposal near Yellowstone National Park faced a significant setback as a judge blamed Montana officials for understating the potential for mining to harm land, water and wildlife.

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A gold exploration proposal near Yellowstone National Park faced a significant setback as a judge blamed Montana officials for understating the potential for mining to harm land, water and wildlife.

  • Senate orders Pentagon to review child-on-child sex abuse

    Senate orders Pentagon to review child-on-child sex abuse

    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:17:31 GMT
    Photo: Pexels / MGNPhoto: Pexels / MGN
    Photo: Pexels / MGNPhoto: Pexels / MGN

    The Senate committee that oversees the U.S. military ordered an independent investigation of how the Defense Department handles sexual violence among children on bases as part of legislation that would overhaul how the Pentagon must respond when assaults are reported.

    The Senate committee that oversees the U.S. military ordered an independent investigation of how the Defense Department handles sexual violence among children on bases as part of legislation that would overhaul how the Pentagon must respond when assaults are reported.

  • Container problem spurs evacuation at nuclear waste site

    Container problem spurs evacuation at nuclear waste site

    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:13:49 GMT
    Image: MGNImage: MGN
    Image: MGNImage: MGN

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Workers had to evacuate the U.S. government's only underground nuclear waste repository after finding a container of waste misaligned inside its packaging, but officials confirmed Friday that no radiation was released.

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Workers had to evacuate the U.S. government's only underground nuclear waste repository after finding a container of waste misaligned inside its packaging, but officials confirmed Friday that no radiation was released.

  • 'Sesame Street' makers sue over new Melissa McCarthy puppet movie

    'Sesame Street' makers sue over new Melissa McCarthy puppet movie

    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:01:03 GMT
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    Image: MGNImage: MGN

    (AP) - The makers of "Sesame Street" are suing the promoter of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it's abusing the famed puppets' sterling reputation to advertise the R-rated film.

    (AP) - The makers of "Sesame Street" are suing the promoter of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it's abusing the famed puppets' sterling reputation to advertise the R-rated film.

  • Driver survives 700 foot fall from California roadway

    Driver survives 700 foot fall from California roadway

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:41:09 GMT
    Photo: San Bernadino County Fire DepartmentPhoto: San Bernadino County Fire Department
    Photo: San Bernadino County Fire DepartmentPhoto: San Bernadino County Fire Department

    CRESTLINE, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California driver managed to call for help after her car plunged 700 feet (213 meters) off a road in the San Bernardino Mountains, and rescuers marveled at her survival.

    CRESTLINE, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California driver managed to call for help after her car plunged 700 feet (213 meters) off a road in the San Bernardino Mountains, and rescuers marveled at her survival.

  • Yellow lab gives birth to eight puppies

    Yellow lab gives birth to eight puppies

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:10:03 GMT

    (NBC) It was an exciting day at Tampa's airport as a service dog went into labor.

    (NBC) It was an exciting day at Tampa's airport as a service dog went into labor.

  • Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

    Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:01:21 GMT
    PHOTO: In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World, by Rachel Dolezal, Photo Date: undated (Photo: Amazon)PHOTO: In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World, by Rachel Dolezal, Photo Date: undated (Photo: Amazon)
    PHOTO: In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World, by Rachel Dolezal, Photo Date: undated (Photo: Amazon)PHOTO: In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World, by Rachel Dolezal, Photo Date: undated (Photo: Amazon)

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A once prominent black civil rights leader in Washington state who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud.

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A once prominent black civil rights leader in Washington state who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud.

  • "Active shooter" taken into custody at Indiana middle school

    "Active shooter" taken into custody at Indiana middle school

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:09:13 GMT
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    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities have detained someone in what they described as an "active shooter" situation at a suburban Indianapolis middle school.    The Noblesville Fire Department tweeted Friday morning that it was on an "active shooter" scene at Noblesville West Middle School and that a suspect was in custody. It didn't say whether anyone had been shot or provide any other details.    TV helicopter footage shows students being led...

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities have detained someone in what they described as an "active shooter" situation at a suburban Indianapolis middle school.    The Noblesville Fire Department tweeted Friday morning that it was on an "active shooter" scene at Noblesville West Middle School and that a suspect was in custody. It didn't say whether anyone had been shot or provide any other details.    TV helicopter footage shows students being led...

  • Alberto is 2018's first named tropical system

    Alberto is 2018's first named tropical system

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:09:39 GMT
    MIAMI (AP) - The first named tropical weather system of the 2018 hurricane season has formed. The National Hurricane Center says a disturbance moving toward the Gulf of Mexico is now Subtropical Storm Alberto.    Alberto had top sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) early Friday and was located 55 miles (90 kilometers) south of Cozumel, Mexico.  The storm was moving north-northeast at 6 mph (9 kph). The storm is expected to bring heavy rain to the Yucatan Peninsula, west...
    MIAMI (AP) - The first named tropical weather system of the 2018 hurricane season has formed. The National Hurricane Center says a disturbance moving toward the Gulf of Mexico is now Subtropical Storm Alberto.    Alberto had top sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) early Friday and was located 55 miles (90 kilometers) south of Cozumel, Mexico.  The storm was moving north-northeast at 6 mph (9 kph). The storm is expected to bring heavy rain to the Yucatan Peninsula, west...
  • Fiat Chrysler warns 4.8M owners: Don't use the cruise

    Fiat Chrysler warns 4.8M owners: Don't use the cruise

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:45:14 GMT
    By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer    DETROIT (AP) - Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control.    The company is warning owners not to use cruise control until the cars, SUVs and trucks can be fixed with a software update.    Fiat Chrysler says the condition can occur if the cruise control accelerates at the same time an electrical short-ci...
    By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer    DETROIT (AP) - Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control.    The company is warning owners not to use cruise control until the cars, SUVs and trucks can be fixed with a software update.    Fiat Chrysler says the condition can occur if the cruise control accelerates at the same time an electrical short-ci...
  • Harvey Weinstein arrives to surrender in sex assault probe

    Harvey Weinstein arrives to surrender in sex assault probe

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-05-25 11:40:54 GMT
    By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press    NEW YORK (AP) - Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of sexual abuse allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement.    Weinstein, 66, stepped from a black SUV and walked slowly into a Manhattan police station before a crowd of news cameras. He didn't answer resp...
    By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press    NEW YORK (AP) - Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of sexual abuse allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement.    Weinstein, 66, stepped from a black SUV and walked slowly into a Manhattan police station before a crowd of news cameras. He didn't answer resp...
  • Woman sentenced to prison for leaving dogs in hot car

    Woman sentenced to prison for leaving dogs in hot car

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 11:22:57 GMT
    A Nebraska woman convicted of animal cruelty after she left two dogs to die in a hot car has been sentenced to a year in prison. 38-year-old Ashley Alberts-Roach was sentenced Wednesday in Sarpy County District Court. Her attorney requested probation but the judge said no and sentenced her to jail time. Alberts-Roach is also banned from owning or having a dog in her possession for the next 30 years. Alberts-Roach was charged with two felony counts of animal cruelty after she left h...
    A Nebraska woman convicted of animal cruelty after she left two dogs to die in a hot car has been sentenced to a year in prison. 38-year-old Ashley Alberts-Roach was sentenced Wednesday in Sarpy County District Court. Her attorney requested probation but the judge said no and sentenced her to jail time. Alberts-Roach is also banned from owning or having a dog in her possession for the next 30 years. Alberts-Roach was charged with two felony counts of animal cruelty after she left h...
  • 2nd man admits to kidnapping, raping Kansas sheriff's deputy

    2nd man admits to kidnapping, raping Kansas sheriff's deputy

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:11:46 GMT
    Image: MGNImage: MGN
    Image: MGNImage: MGN

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - A second man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and raping a suburban Kansas City sheriff's deputy.

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - A second man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and raping a suburban Kansas City sheriff's deputy.

  • Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

    Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:58:08 GMT
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    Photo: Gil Davis / MGN  License LinkMGN ImagePhoto: Gil Davis / MGN License LinkMGN Image

    (AP) - President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a measure that loosens key restraints for banks imposed after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.

    (AP) - President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a measure that loosens key restraints for banks imposed after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.

  • Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

    Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:36:09 GMT

    (AP) - Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

    (AP) - Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

  • Security troops on US nuclear missile base took LSD

    Security troops on US nuclear missile base took LSD

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:09:35 GMT
    By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer    WASHINGTON (AP) - One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, "I absolutely just loved altering my mind."    Meet service members entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles that are among the most powerful in America's arsenal. Air Force records obtained by The Associated Press show they bought, distributed and used the hallucinogen LSD and other mind-altering il...
    By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer    WASHINGTON (AP) - One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, "I absolutely just loved altering my mind."    Meet service members entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles that are among the most powerful in America's arsenal. Air Force records obtained by The Associated Press show they bought, distributed and used the hallucinogen LSD and other mind-altering il...
  • Chances for first tropical system of year up to 80 percent

    Chances for first tropical system of year up to 80 percent

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:33:26 GMT
    Photo: National Hurricane CenterPhoto: National Hurricane Center
    Photo: National Hurricane CenterPhoto: National Hurricane Center
    MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say chances are increasing for the first tropical weather system of the year in the Gulf of Mexico.    The National Hurricane Center said Thursday a mass of low pressure in the western Caribbean is becoming better defined and will likely become a subtropical or tropical depression by late Saturday.    They're putting the chances of formation at 80 percent over the next five days.    The system is currently off the southeastern ...
    MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say chances are increasing for the first tropical weather system of the year in the Gulf of Mexico.    The National Hurricane Center said Thursday a mass of low pressure in the western Caribbean is becoming better defined and will likely become a subtropical or tropical depression by late Saturday.    They're putting the chances of formation at 80 percent over the next five days.    The system is currently off the southeastern ...
  • Hawaii volcano produces methane and 'eerie' blue flames

    Hawaii volcano produces methane and 'eerie' blue flames

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:54:36 GMT
    By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press    HONOLULU (AP) - Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering a look at a new dimension in the volcano's weeks-long eruption.    The volcano produces methane when hot lava buries and burns plants and trees. The gas flows through the ground and up through existing cracks.    "It's very d...
    By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press    HONOLULU (AP) - Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering a look at a new dimension in the volcano's weeks-long eruption.    The volcano produces methane when hot lava buries and burns plants and trees. The gas flows through the ground and up through existing cracks.    "It's very d...
  • Kushner given security clearance after background check

    Kushner given security clearance after background check

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:09:54 GMT
    Photo: Lori Berkowitz / CC BY 2.0Photo: Lori Berkowitz / CC BY 2.0

    (AP) - A security clearance has been granted to President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, after a lengthy background check.

    (AP) - A security clearance has been granted to President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, after a lengthy background check.

  • Georgia jury awards $1 billion after guard convicted for teen's rape

    Georgia jury awards $1 billion after guard convicted for teen's rape

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:37:47 GMT

    (AP) - A Georgia jury has awarded an eye-popping $1 billion verdict against a security company after an apartment complex guard was convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl...

    (AP) - A Georgia jury has awarded an eye-popping $1 billion verdict against a security company after an apartment complex guard was convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl...

  • Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

    Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:42:29 GMT
    Photo: U.S. NavyPhoto: U.S. Navy
    Photo: U.S. NavyPhoto: U.S. Navy

    (AP) - Looking to quell a national debate that was sparked by Colin Kaepernick, stoked by President Trump and some say chipped away at the very popularity of America's game, NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday that allows players to protest during the national anthem by staying in the locker room but forbids them from sitting or taking a knee if they're on the field.

    (AP) - Looking to quell a national debate that was sparked by Colin Kaepernick, stoked by President Trump and some say chipped away at the very popularity of America's game, NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday that allows players to protest during the national anthem by staying in the locker room but forbids them from sitting or taking a knee if they're on the field.

  • Trump can't block users from his Twitter feed, federal judge rules

    Trump can't block users from his Twitter feed, federal judge rules

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:27:21 GMT
    Photo: CNNPhoto: CNN
    Photo: CNNPhoto: CNN
    President Donald Trump cannot block Twitter users for the political views they have expressed, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday. Blocking users from viewing his Twitter account — a feature offered by the social media platform — is unconstitutional and a violation of the First Amendment, Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald wrote in her ruling. "While we must recognize, and are sensitive to, the President’s personal First Amendment rights, he cannot exerci...
    President Donald Trump cannot block Twitter users for the political views they have expressed, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday. Blocking users from viewing his Twitter account — a feature offered by the social media platform — is unconstitutional and a violation of the First Amendment, Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald wrote in her ruling. "While we must recognize, and are sensitive to, the President’s personal First Amendment rights, he cannot exerci...
  • Families of Sandy Hook victims sue Infowars' Alex Jones

    Families of Sandy Hook victims sue Infowars' Alex Jones

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:20:12 GMT
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is facing another defamation lawsuit by families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre for claiming the shooting was a hoax.    Relatives of six of the 26 victims and an FBI agent who responded to the school sued Jones in Bridgeport Superior Court in Connecticut on Wednesday. The families of two other victims filed similar lawsuits last month in Travis County, Texas, where ...
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is facing another defamation lawsuit by families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre for claiming the shooting was a hoax.    Relatives of six of the 26 victims and an FBI agent who responded to the school sued Jones in Bridgeport Superior Court in Connecticut on Wednesday. The families of two other victims filed similar lawsuits last month in Travis County, Texas, where ...
  • Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, commemorated with Forever Stamp

    Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, commemorated with Forever Stamp

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:52:53 GMT
    Photo: ©2018 USPS.Photo: ©2018 USPS.
    Photo: ©2018 USPS.Photo: ©2018 USPS.
    Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the nation, will be commemorated on a Forever stamp today.  "Sally Ride's history-making journey has made it easier for young girls to dream of one day being an astronaut, an engineer, a physicist or a mathematician. Today, girls don't just dream. Because of trailblazers like Sally Ride, they have been empowered to do!" said U.S. Postal Service Ch...
    Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the nation, will be commemorated on a Forever stamp today.  "Sally Ride's history-making journey has made it easier for young girls to dream of one day being an astronaut, an engineer, a physicist or a mathematician. Today, girls don't just dream. Because of trailblazers like Sally Ride, they have been empowered to do!" said U.S. Postal Service Ch...
  • US officials: Some teething medicines unsafe for children

    US officials: Some teething medicines unsafe for children

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:46:20 GMT
    By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials are warning parents about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient.    The Food and Drug Administration is asking manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.    The agency said Wednesday that various gels containing the drug benzocaine (BEN-zoh-keyn) can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, esp...
    By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials are warning parents about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient.    The Food and Drug Administration is asking manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.    The agency said Wednesday that various gels containing the drug benzocaine (BEN-zoh-keyn) can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, esp...
  • Bad Breath, Bleeding Gums & Dental Problems

    Bad Breath, Bleeding Gums & Dental Problems

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:34 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:34:42 GMT
    (file)(file)
    Make your opponent for the dentists.Make your opponent for the dentists.

    (KPRC) Bad breath and bleeding gums are just a couple of complaints that can reveal an unhealthy mouth.

    (KPRC) Bad breath and bleeding gums are just a couple of complaints that can reveal an unhealthy mouth.

  • Steal a Game, Steal a Taco

    Steal a Game, Steal a Taco

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:43:21 GMT

    Free taco alert! Thanks to the Houston Rockets, you get to enjoy a free Taco Bell taco.

    Free taco alert! Thanks to the Houston Rockets, you get to enjoy a free Taco Bell taco.

  • Kansas finds violations at water park where boy died in 2016

    Kansas finds violations at water park where boy died in 2016

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:59:11 GMT

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A recent state inspection found 11 alleged violations of amusement park regulations at a Kansas water park where a boy died in 2016, with one raising questions about whether a ride's parts are being replaced as quickly as recommended. 

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A recent state inspection found 11 alleged violations of amusement park regulations at a Kansas water park where a boy died in 2016, with one raising questions about whether a ride's parts are being replaced as quickly as recommended. 

  • SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket

    SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:22:32 GMT
    Photo: SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. On board, are communications satellites and research craft. (NASA)Photo: SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. On board, are communications satellites and research craft. (NASA)

    This afternoon SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. On board, are communications satellites and research craft.

    This afternoon SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. On board, are communications satellites and research craft.

  • Senators reach tentative deal on sexual harassment bill

    Senators reach tentative deal on sexual harassment bill

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:17:23 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate leaders said Tuesday that they have reached tentative agreement on bipartisan sexual harassment legislation that would hold members of Congress personally liable for harassment claims.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate leaders said Tuesday that they have reached tentative agreement on bipartisan sexual harassment legislation that would hold members of Congress personally liable for harassment claims.

  • ACLU: Amazon shouldn't sell face-recognition tech to police

    ACLU: Amazon shouldn't sell face-recognition tech to police

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:54:05 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful facial recognition tool to police, saying law enforcement agencies could use the technology to "easily build a system to automate the identification and tracking of anyone."    

    SEATTLE (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful facial recognition tool to police, saying law enforcement agencies could use the technology to "easily build a system to automate the identification and tracking of anyone."    

  • Trump suggests summit with NKorea's Kim could be delayed

    Trump suggests summit with NKorea's Kim could be delayed

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:11:33 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un could be delayed, saying the summit "may not work out for June 12."   

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un could be delayed, saying the summit "may not work out for June 12."   

  • Manhunt for suspects in Baltimore area after officer's death

    Manhunt for suspects in Baltimore area after officer's death

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:58 AM EDT2018-05-22 10:58:23 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.

    PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) - Police backed by aircraft and trained dogs scoured a greater Baltimore suburb into the early hours Tuesday, seeking suspects believed armed and dangerous after the death of a female officer.

    PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) - Police backed by aircraft and trained dogs scoured a greater Baltimore suburb into the early hours Tuesday, seeking suspects believed armed and dangerous after the death of a female officer.

  • Summer risk: open water drowning

    Summer risk: open water drowning

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:55:34 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.

    (NBC News) A new report from Safe Kids Worldwide finds more children and teens drown in open bodies of water than in swimming pools.

    (NBC News) A new report from Safe Kids Worldwide finds more children and teens drown in open bodies of water than in swimming pools.

  • The truth about juicing

    The truth about juicing

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:50:00 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.

    (KPRC) Juicing is a diet trend that replaces meals or snacks with blended fruits and vegetables.

    (KPRC) Juicing is a diet trend that replaces meals or snacks with blended fruits and vegetables.

  • Michigan police officer saves cat from busy highway

    Michigan police officer saves cat from busy highway

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:23:31 GMT

    A Michigan police officer saved a cat on the side of the interstate earlier this month. Take a look at the body cam footage of this adorable rescue.

    A Michigan police officer saved a cat on the side of the interstate earlier this month. Take a look at the body cam footage of this adorable rescue.

  • US Postal Service issuing scratch-and-sniff stamps

    US Postal Service issuing scratch-and-sniff stamps

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:18:35 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Letter writers will soon be able to express their sentiments in words and smells. The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that it will soon issue its first scratch-and-sniff stamps. The stamps feature illustrations of ice pops.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Letter writers will soon be able to express their sentiments in words and smells. The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that it will soon issue its first scratch-and-sniff stamps. The stamps feature illustrations of ice pops.

  • Summer travel season kicks off

    Summer travel season kicks off

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:11:02 GMT
    (File)(File)

    (NBC News) Rising gas prices aren't going to prevent a near-record number of Americans from getting a jump on summer travel this Memorial Day weekend.

    (NBC News) Rising gas prices aren't going to prevent a near-record number of Americans from getting a jump on summer travel this Memorial Day weekend.

  • Lava from Kilauea volcano enters ocean, creates toxic cloud

    Lava from Kilauea volcano enters ocean, creates toxic cloud

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-05-21 06:38:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago.

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago.

  • Giuliani says probe could end by September

    Giuliani says probe could end by September

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:47:03 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The president's lawyer says special counsel Robert Mueller could conclude his probe by September if President Donald Trump agrees to an interview.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The president's lawyer says special counsel Robert Mueller could conclude his probe by September if President Donald Trump agrees to an interview.

  • 'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

    'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:44:16 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers. Fox's "Deadpool 2" brought in $125 million according to studio estimates Sunday and ended the three-week reign of Disney's "Avengers: Infinity War" at the top of the North American box office.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers. Fox's "Deadpool 2" brought in $125 million according to studio estimates Sunday and ended the three-week reign of Disney's "Avengers: Infinity War" at the top of the North American box office.

  • 'World of uncertainty': Hawaii lava reaches sea, injures man

    'World of uncertainty': Hawaii lava reaches sea, injures man

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:03:59 GMT

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten rock flowing into the ocean and flying lava causing the first major injury. 

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten rock flowing into the ocean and flying lava causing the first major injury. 

  • 'Jurassic Park' dinosaur expert's next big thing: holograms

    'Jurassic Park' dinosaur expert's next big thing: holograms

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:52:36 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the "Jurassic Park" movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue triceratops with red fringe similar to a rooster's comb.      

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the "Jurassic Park" movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue triceratops with red fringe similar to a rooster's comb.      

  • 1 dead, 7 injured in nightclub shooting in Mississippi

    1 dead, 7 injured in nightclub shooting in Mississippi

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:35:59 GMT
    file photofile photo
    file photofile photo

    HAZLEHURST, Miss. (AP) - Police say a man has been killed and seven people were injured in a nightclub shooting in southwest Mississippi.      Hazlehurst Police Chief Byron Swilley told news outlets that 26-year-old Jonathan Miller was shot to death at Tootsie's Spot around 2:53 a.m. Sunday. 

    HAZLEHURST, Miss. (AP) - Police say a man has been killed and seven people were injured in a nightclub shooting in southwest Mississippi.      Hazlehurst Police Chief Byron Swilley told news outlets that 26-year-old Jonathan Miller was shot to death at Tootsie's Spot around 2:53 a.m. Sunday. 

  • US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

    US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:23:10 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six more months, reversing an administration plan for the unit's imminent downgrade even as President Donald Trump presses ahead with a speedy U.S. exit from Syria.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six more months, reversing an administration plan for the unit's imminent downgrade even as President Donald Trump presses ahead with a speedy U.S. exit from Syria.

  • Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown win alive

    Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown win alive

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:03:18 GMT
    Photo: NBC Sports / YouTubePhoto: NBC Sports / YouTube
    Photo: NBC Sports / YouTubePhoto: NBC Sports / YouTube

    BALTIMORE (AP) - Justify endured the most difficult race of his career and came away a step closer to becoming trainer Bob Baffert's second Triple Crown champion in four years.

    BALTIMORE (AP) - Justify endured the most difficult race of his career and came away a step closer to becoming trainer Bob Baffert's second Triple Crown champion in four years.

  • 1 dead, 1 injured in cougar attack in Washington state

    1 dead, 1 injured in cougar attack in Washington state

    Saturday, May 19 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-05-19 22:38:54 GMT
    Image: MGNImage: MGN
    Image: MGNImage: MGN

    NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) - One man was killed and another was seriously injured when they encountered a cougar Saturday while mountain biking in Washington state.

    NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) - One man was killed and another was seriously injured when they encountered a cougar Saturday while mountain biking in Washington state.

  • 20 priests among dead in Havana plane crash

    20 priests among dead in Havana plane crash

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:43:00 GMT

    HAVANA (AP) - The Cuban Council of Churches says 20 priests from an evangelical church are among the dead in the Havana plane crash. "On that plane were 10 couples of pastors. 20 people. All of the Nazarene Church in the eastern region," confirmed Maite Quesada, a member of the council. 

    HAVANA (AP) - The Cuban Council of Churches says 20 priests from an evangelical church are among the dead in the Havana plane crash. "On that plane were 10 couples of pastors. 20 people. All of the Nazarene Church in the eastern region," confirmed Maite Quesada, a member of the council. 

  • NYC officials file a grievance on alleged racist lawyer

    NYC officials file a grievance on alleged racist lawyer

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:03:28 GMT

    (CNN) The racist rant of an attorney angered many on the internet and elected officials are responding.  Some are speaking out against his words while others are taking legal action against him.  "I'm a citizen here. You're not. You're an ugly f****** foreigner."

    (CNN) The racist rant of an attorney angered many on the internet and elected officials are responding.  Some are speaking out against his words while others are taking legal action against him.  "I'm a citizen here. You're not. You're an ugly f****** foreigner."

  • Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction

    Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-05-19 16:26:13 GMT

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza. For the experts and organizations already concerned about pervasive problem gambling, it promises a whole new roster of worries.

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza. For the experts and organizations already concerned about pervasive problem gambling, it promises a whole new roster of worries.

  • Reports: 1 dead, others injured after shooting near Georgia high school

    Reports: 1 dead, others injured after shooting near Georgia high school

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:47:49 GMT
    file photofile photo

    Authorities have confirmed that at least two people were shot, one of whom has died, near Mt. Zion High School in Georgia.

    Authorities have confirmed that at least two people were shot, one of whom has died, near Mt. Zion High School in Georgia.

  • Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign, lawyer casts doubt

    Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign, lawyer casts doubt

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:59:13 GMT
    Cropped Photo: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 3.0Cropped Photo: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 3.0
    Cropped Photo: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 3.0Cropped Photo: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 3.0

    (AP) - President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department on Friday of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign - an allegation his own lawyer said might not be true.

    (AP) - President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department on Friday of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign - an allegation his own lawyer said might not be true.

  • Texas First Bank sets up account to help high school shooting victims

    Texas First Bank sets up account to help high school shooting victims

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:31:30 GMT

    KRIS 6 News In the wake of a tragedy that left ten people dead and several wounded, a bank is setting up an account to help the victims and the survivors of the Santa Fe high school shooting. The Texas First Bank in Sante Fe is taking donations at this time.

    KRIS 6 News In the wake of a tragedy that left ten people dead and several wounded, a bank is setting up an account to help the victims and the survivors of the Santa Fe high school shooting. The Texas First Bank in Sante Fe is taking donations at this time.

  • Vegas man facing terrorist charge in mask, gun scare at mall

    Vegas man facing terrorist charge in mask, gun scare at mall

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:24:34 GMT
    (Courtesy: http://news3lv.com)(Courtesy: http://news3lv.com)
    (Courtesy: http://news3lv.com)(Courtesy: http://news3lv.com)

    (AP) - A 25-year-old man was arrested on a felony terrorism charge after he was accused of panicking shoppers by donning a mask and toting a replica AK-47 assault rifle through a Las Vegas mall, police said Friday.

    (AP) - A 25-year-old man was arrested on a felony terrorism charge after he was accused of panicking shoppers by donning a mask and toting a replica AK-47 assault rifle through a Las Vegas mall, police said Friday.

  • Nicolas Cage donates $10K to fight rare brain cancer

    Nicolas Cage donates $10K to fight rare brain cancer

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:43:29 GMT
    Cropped Photo: Nicolas Genin / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 2.0Cropped Photo: Nicolas Genin / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 2.0
    Cropped Photo: Nicolas Genin / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 2.0Cropped Photo: Nicolas Genin / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 2.0

    OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi girl who died of rare brain cancer has inspired her parents and actor Nicolas Cage to help search for a cure.

    OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi girl who died of rare brain cancer has inspired her parents and actor Nicolas Cage to help search for a cure.

  • Trump's pick to head Veterans Affairs: Robert Wilkie

    Trump's pick to head Veterans Affairs: Robert Wilkie

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:37:26 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie is President Donald Trump's pick to permanently lead the beleaguered department. Wilkie is a former Pentagon undersecretary for personnel and readiness. He's led the agency for two months, ever since Trump fired David Shulkin amid an internal revolt and questions about his compliance with ethics rules.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie is President Donald Trump's pick to permanently lead the beleaguered department. Wilkie is a former Pentagon undersecretary for personnel and readiness. He's led the agency for two months, ever since Trump fired David Shulkin amid an internal revolt and questions about his compliance with ethics rules.

  • Trump to deny funds to clinics that refer for abortion

    Trump to deny funds to clinics that refer for abortion

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:14:10 GMT
    Cropped Photo: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 3.0Cropped Photo: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 3.0
    Cropped Photo: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 3.0Cropped Photo: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 3.0

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, or sharing space with abortion providers. 

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, or sharing space with abortion providers. 

  • Light coats of gritty ash fall near erupting Hawaii volcano

    Light coats of gritty ash fall near erupting Hawaii volcano

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:03:35 GMT

    HAWAII (AP) - Authorities handed out around 2,000 masks for protection as people living near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano braced for pulverized rock, glass and crystal to rain down after an explosive eruption at the peak's summit. 

    HAWAII (AP) - Authorities handed out around 2,000 masks for protection as people living near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano braced for pulverized rock, glass and crystal to rain down after an explosive eruption at the peak's summit. 

  • Gunfire erupts at Trump resort; police arrest man with flag

    Gunfire erupts at Trump resort; police arrest man with flag

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:58:43 GMT
    photo: NBC Newsphoto: NBC News
    photo: NBC Newsphoto: NBC News

    DORAL, Fla. (AP) - A man shouting about Donald Trump entered the president's south Florida golf resort early Friday, draped a flag over a lobby counter and exchanged fire with police before being arrested, police said.

    DORAL, Fla. (AP) - A man shouting about Donald Trump entered the president's south Florida golf resort early Friday, draped a flag over a lobby counter and exchanged fire with police before being arrested, police said.

  • Senate confirms Gina Haspel as new CIA director

    Senate confirms Gina Haspel as new CIA director

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:29:12 GMT
    CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel. Photo: MSNBCCIA Director nominee Gina Haspel. Photo: MSNBC
    CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel. Photo: MSNBCCIA Director nominee Gina Haspel. Photo: MSNBC

    (AP) - Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA on Thursday after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency's harsh interrogation program after 9/11.

    (AP) - Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA on Thursday after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency's harsh interrogation program after 9/11.

  • Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in nationwide sports betting

    Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in nationwide sports betting

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:27:13 GMT
    Image: MGNImage: MGN
    Image: MGNImage: MGN

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The prospect of legal sports betting throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in the billion-dollar industry.

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The prospect of legal sports betting throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in the billion-dollar industry.

  • Multiple deaths after school bus collides with dump truck

    Multiple deaths after school bus collides with dump truck

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:46:49 GMT
    A school bus and a dump truck collided on Route 80 in Mount Olive, New Jersey, Photo Date: 5/17/2018A school bus and a dump truck collided on Route 80 in Mount Olive, New Jersey, Photo Date: 5/17/2018

    MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) - A school bus taking children on a field trip to a New Jersey historic site collided with a dump truck Thursday, ripping the bus apart, knocking it on its side and killing multiple people, officials said.

    MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) - A school bus taking children on a field trip to a New Jersey historic site collided with a dump truck Thursday, ripping the bus apart, knocking it on its side and killing multiple people, officials said.

  • Meghan Markle says father won't attend wedding due to health

    Meghan Markle says father won't attend wedding due to health

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:01:12 GMT

    WINDSOR, England (AP) - Meghan Markle announced Thursday her father will not be at her marriage to Prince Harry due to health problems.      "Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding," she said in a statement released by Kensington Palace.

    WINDSOR, England (AP) - Meghan Markle announced Thursday her father will not be at her marriage to Prince Harry due to health problems.      "Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding," she said in a statement released by Kensington Palace.

  • Rapper T.I. claims wrongful arrest outside gated community

    Rapper T.I. claims wrongful arrest outside gated community

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:51:58 GMT
    Photo: Henry County Sheriff’s OfficePhoto: Henry County Sheriff’s Office
    Photo: Henry County Sheriff’s OfficePhoto: Henry County Sheriff’s Office

    (AP) - A lawyer for T.I. says the Grammy-winning rapper never got to tell his side of the story to police before they arrested him after a pre-dawn attempt this week to enter his gated community near Atlanta.

    (AP) - A lawyer for T.I. says the Grammy-winning rapper never got to tell his side of the story to police before they arrested him after a pre-dawn attempt this week to enter his gated community near Atlanta.

  • DA: Children in California home were strangled, waterboarded

    DA: Children in California home were strangled, waterboarded

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:45:06 GMT
    Photo: Solano County Sheriff's OfficePhoto: Solano County Sheriff's Office
    Photo: Solano County Sheriff's OfficePhoto: Solano County Sheriff's Office

    FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors allege in court documents filed Wednesday that the 10 children rescued from a Northern California home were punched, kicked, strangled, shot with a BB gun and subjected to waterboarding by their father and their mother did nothing to stop it.

    FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors allege in court documents filed Wednesday that the 10 children rescued from a Northern California home were punched, kicked, strangled, shot with a BB gun and subjected to waterboarding by their father and their mother did nothing to stop it.

  • 2nd man convicted of stealing gold bar from Key West museum

    2nd man convicted of stealing gold bar from Key West museum

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:36:46 GMT
    Photo: Bullion Vault / CC BY-ND 2.0Photo: Bullion Vault / CC BY-ND 2.0
    Photo: Bullion Vault / CC BY-ND 2.0Photo: Bullion Vault / CC BY-ND 2.0

    KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Two thieves await sentencing for the theft of a 17th-century gold bar from a museum in Key West.

    KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Two thieves await sentencing for the theft of a 17th-century gold bar from a museum in Key West.

  • Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims

    Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:30:29 GMT

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, officials announced Wednesday.

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, officials announced Wednesday.

  • Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:25:59 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, pushed through a measure Wednesday intended to revive Obama-era internet rules that ensured equal treatment for all web traffic, though opposition in the House and the White House seems insurmountable. 

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, pushed through a measure Wednesday intended to revive Obama-era internet rules that ensured equal treatment for all web traffic, though opposition in the House and the White House seems insurmountable. 

  • Trump: US hasn't been notified about threat to cancel summit

    Trump: US hasn't been notified about threat to cancel summit

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:50:27 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid fresh uncertainty over his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump Wednesday said that he is committed to pressing for the country to abandon its nuclear program as part of any meeting. 

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid fresh uncertainty over his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump Wednesday said that he is committed to pressing for the country to abandon its nuclear program as part of any meeting. 

  • Kent State graduate's gun-toting photo goes viral

    Kent State graduate's gun-toting photo goes viral

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:10:44 GMT
    photo: Kaitlin Marie / Twitterphoto: Kaitlin Marie / Twitter
    photo: Kaitlin Marie / Twitterphoto: Kaitlin Marie / Twitter
    KENT, OH (KVOA) -- It's not your typical graduation photo. Kent State University graduate, Kaitlin Bennett, 22, caused a stir on social media with her photo, in which she is seen walking on campus, while carrying an AR-10 long rifle on her back. The photo is made more dramatic because the gun, held vertically, is almost as tall as Bennett. "It's a bad ass photo," she grinned. In two days, the photo has been shared hundreds of thousands of times by other social media ...
    KENT, OH (KVOA) -- It's not your typical graduation photo. Kent State University graduate, Kaitlin Bennett, 22, caused a stir on social media with her photo, in which she is seen walking on campus, while carrying an AR-10 long rifle on her back. The photo is made more dramatic because the gun, held vertically, is almost as tall as Bennett. "It's a bad ass photo," she grinned. In two days, the photo has been shared hundreds of thousands of times by other social media ...
  • Spacewalking astronauts perform pump swap at space station

    Spacewalking astronauts perform pump swap at space station

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:45:23 GMT
    Photo: NASAPhoto: NASA
    Photo: NASAPhoto: NASA

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Spacewalking astronauts carried out a high-flying, high-tech version of musical chairs Wednesday, rearranging pumps outside the International Space Station.

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Spacewalking astronauts carried out a high-flying, high-tech version of musical chairs Wednesday, rearranging pumps outside the International Space Station.

  • Michigan State and Nassar victims reach $500M settlement

    Michigan State and Nassar victims reach $500M settlement

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:55:36 GMT

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history.

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history.

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  • Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' guns

    Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' guns

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:43:02 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:45 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:45:02 GMT
    (Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...(Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...
    NBA player Sterling Brown says he tried to remain calm when Milwaukee police used a stun gun to take him down during his arrest for a parking violation.
    NBA player Sterling Brown says he tried to remain calm when Milwaukee police used a stun gun to take him down during his arrest for a parking violation.
  • USC president agrees to step down amid gynecologist scandal

    USC president agrees to step down amid gynecologist scandal

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:52:19 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:36:14 GMT
    The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist.
    The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist.
  • Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

    Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:07:23 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:36:09 GMT
    (George F. Lee/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this May 23, 2018 photo, lava erupts in the air in Leilani Estates area near Pahoa, Hawaii. The Kilauea volcano has opened more than 20 vents in the ground that have released lava, sulfur dioxide and ...(George F. Lee/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this May 23, 2018 photo, lava erupts in the air in Leilani Estates area near Pahoa, Hawaii. The Kilauea volcano has opened more than 20 vents in the ground that have released lava, sulfur dioxide and ...
    Authorities say an eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet into the air.
    Authorities say an eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet into the air.
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