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  • Shooting by 5-year-old leaves playmate in critical condition

    Shooting by 5-year-old leaves playmate in critical condition

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 3:35 PM EDT2017-06-28 19:35:30 GMT

    GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a shooting by a 5-year-old has left his 6-year-old playmate in critical condition. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports a 5-year-old boy found a loaded .40-caliber handgun while searching underneath a couch for his shoes and socks...

    GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a shooting by a 5-year-old has left his 6-year-old playmate in critical condition. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports a 5-year-old boy found a loaded .40-caliber handgun while searching underneath a couch for his shoes and socks...

  • Paddington bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91

    Paddington bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-06-28 18:49:21 GMT

    LONDON (AP) - Michael Bond, creator of marmalade-loving children's favorite Paddington bear, has died aged 91, his publisher said Wednesday.      HarperCollins said Bond died at his home the previous day after a short illness. Ann-Janine Murtagh, executive publisher of HarperCollins Children's Books, said the duffel-coated, Wellington boot-wearing bear "touched my own heart as a child and will live on in the hearts of future generations." 

    LONDON (AP) - Michael Bond, creator of marmalade-loving children's favorite Paddington bear, has died aged 91, his publisher said Wednesday.      HarperCollins said Bond died at his home the previous day after a short illness. Ann-Janine Murtagh, executive publisher of HarperCollins Children's Books, said the duffel-coated, Wellington boot-wearing bear "touched my own heart as a child and will live on in the hearts of future generations." 

  • Transit agency: Human error caused subway train derailment

    Transit agency: Human error caused subway train derailment

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-06-28 15:22:39 GMT
    PHOTO: Straphangers aboard a southbound train said to have crashed into a subway wall between 135th and 125th Streets in Manhattan, New York City, Photo Date: 6/27/2017PHOTO: Straphangers aboard a southbound train said to have crashed into a subway wall between 135th and 125th Streets in Manhattan, New York City, Photo Date: 6/27/2017
    NEW YORK (AP) - A subway train derailment that injured nearly three dozen people and sparked major delays is being blamed on human error, not a track defect.    A preliminary investigation indicates the derailment Tuesday morning in Harlem was caused by "an improperly secured piece of replacement rail that was stored on the tracks," Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota and Interim Executive Director Ronnie Hakim said in a joint statement late T...
    NEW YORK (AP) - A subway train derailment that injured nearly three dozen people and sparked major delays is being blamed on human error, not a track defect.    A preliminary investigation indicates the derailment Tuesday morning in Harlem was caused by "an improperly secured piece of replacement rail that was stored on the tracks," Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota and Interim Executive Director Ronnie Hakim said in a joint statement late T...
  • Have a blast, but don't get burned

    Have a blast, but don't get burned

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 5:42 AM EDT2017-06-28 09:42:56 GMT
    PHOTO: Person watching fireworks, Photo Date: 7/4/2015PHOTO: Person watching fireworks, Photo Date: 7/4/2015
    (NBC News) Booming, brilliant displays of fireworks are a Fourth of July tradition, yet every year thousands of people are injured using them. The Consumer Product Safety Commission used mannequins Tuesday to demonstrate the very real dangers of fireworks. "It's the 30 days around the Fourth of July where we see the highest rate of incidents and injuries," says acting CPSC Chairperson Ann Marie Buerkle. There were more than 11,000 fireworks-related injuries in 2016. Most ...
    (NBC News) Booming, brilliant displays of fireworks are a Fourth of July tradition, yet every year thousands of people are injured using them. The Consumer Product Safety Commission used mannequins Tuesday to demonstrate the very real dangers of fireworks. "It's the 30 days around the Fourth of July where we see the highest rate of incidents and injuries," says acting CPSC Chairperson Ann Marie Buerkle. There were more than 11,000 fireworks-related injuries in 2016. Most ...
  • GOP 'Obamacare' repeal teeters after Senate shelves vote

    GOP 'Obamacare' repeal teeters after Senate shelves vote

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 5:15 AM EDT2017-06-28 09:15:22 GMT
    PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addresses the press about health care bill, Photo Date: June 27, 2017PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addresses the press about health care bill, Photo Date: June 27, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of "Obamacare" stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, abruptly shelved a vote on legislation to fulfill the promise.    The surprise development leaves the legislation's fate uncertain while raising new doubts about whether President Donald Trump will ever make good on his many promises to erase his predecessor's signature legislative achievement.    Senate Republican lea...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of "Obamacare" stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, abruptly shelved a vote on legislation to fulfill the promise.    The surprise development leaves the legislation's fate uncertain while raising new doubts about whether President Donald Trump will ever make good on his many promises to erase his predecessor's signature legislative achievement.    Senate Republican lea...
  • In rural Kentucky, solar eclipse preparation keeps town busy

    In rural Kentucky, solar eclipse preparation keeps town busy

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 4:53 AM EDT2017-06-28 08:53:55 GMT
    PHOTO: The 2016 total solar eclipse seen from IndonesiaPHOTO: The 2016 total solar eclipse seen from Indonesia
    HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Cross over the old Louisville & Nashville Railroad in this town remembered for its Civil War encampment and you'll see the first signs - there's fresh anticipation in the rural areas that will be prime viewing locations for the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to sweep the United States in 99 years.    "We've talked about this a lot. It's exciting to have all these people coming together," said Julie-Anna Carlisle, owner of a w...
    HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Cross over the old Louisville & Nashville Railroad in this town remembered for its Civil War encampment and you'll see the first signs - there's fresh anticipation in the rural areas that will be prime viewing locations for the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to sweep the United States in 99 years.    "We've talked about this a lot. It's exciting to have all these people coming together," said Julie-Anna Carlisle, owner of a w...
  • Trump administration plans border wall models in summer

    Trump administration plans border wall models in summer

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:56:47 GMT

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The agency in charge of U.S. border security plans to start building prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico later this summer. Ronald Vitiello, Customs and Border Protection's acting deputy commissioner, said Tuesday that four to eight companies will get contracts for prototypes in San Diego that could be models for the roughly 2,000-mile (3,200-kilometer) border.

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The agency in charge of U.S. border security plans to start building prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico later this summer. Ronald Vitiello, Customs and Border Protection's acting deputy commissioner, said Tuesday that four to eight companies will get contracts for prototypes in San Diego that could be models for the roughly 2,000-mile (3,200-kilometer) border.

  • Senate vote on health care bill delayed

    Senate vote on health care bill delayed

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-06-28 01:28:18 GMT
    A vote on the Senate bill to replace Obamacare has been delayed.A vote on the Senate bill to replace Obamacare has been delayed.

    A vote on the Senate bill to replace Obamacare has been postponed until after the July 4th holiday, amid a lack of Republican support for the legislation. At least five Republican Senators are holding out, including Texas's Ted Cruz.

    A vote on the Senate bill to replace Obamacare has been postponed until after the July 4th holiday, amid a lack of Republican support for the legislation. At least five Republican Senators are holding out, including Texas's Ted Cruz.

  • Trial date has been set for suspected NSA leaker Reality Winner

    Trial date has been set for suspected NSA leaker Reality Winner

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-06-27 21:49:20 GMT
    PHOTO: Reality Leigh Winner 25, Contractor charged with leaking classified NSA info on Russian hacking, Photo Date: 4/9/17PHOTO: Reality Leigh Winner 25, Contractor charged with leaking classified NSA info on Russian hacking, Photo Date: 4/9/17

    (CNN) - Suspected NSA leaker Reality Winner is expected to appear in a Georgia courtroom Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing. Attorneys are scheduled to discuss how to handle classified information during her trial. The federal contractor is accused of leaking a classified n-s-a memo to "the intercept," an online news outlet.

    (CNN) - Suspected NSA leaker Reality Winner is expected to appear in a Georgia courtroom Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing. Attorneys are scheduled to discuss how to handle classified information during her trial. The federal contractor is accused of leaking a classified n-s-a memo to "the intercept," an online news outlet.

  • Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

    Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-06-27 18:26:38 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence says the fight against 'Obamacare' will continue.Vice President Mike Pence says the fight against 'Obamacare' will continue.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debating the legislation, two sources said Tuesday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., delivered the message to GOP senators at a private lunch also attended by Vice President Mike Pence and White House chief of staff R...

    WASHINGTON (AP) - In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debating the legislation, two sources said Tuesday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., delivered the message to GOP senators at a private lunch also attended by Vice President Mike Pence and White House chief of staff R...

  • Court date for Kingsville woman who allegedly leaked NSA documents

    Court date for Kingsville woman who allegedly leaked NSA documents

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:43 AM EDT2017-06-27 09:43:51 GMT
    Reality Winner is accused of leaking highly classified documents to the media.Reality Winner is accused of leaking highly classified documents to the media.

    A local woman who is charged with leaking classified documents is scheduled to be in court today. Reality Winner, the Kingsville native and former National Security Agency contractor, is scheduled to appear in federal court in Georgia on Tuesday for what her attorney says is a status update on charges she faces.  The 25-year-old intelligence specialist is charged violating the Espionage Act by mailing highly classified documents about Russian interference during the 2016 U.S. e...

    A local woman who is charged with leaking classified documents is scheduled to be in court today. Reality Winner, the Kingsville native and former National Security Agency contractor, is scheduled to appear in federal court in Georgia on Tuesday for what her attorney says is a status update on charges she faces.  The 25-year-old intelligence specialist is charged violating the Espionage Act by mailing highly classified documents about Russian interference during the 2016 U.S. e...

  • Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

    Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:29 AM EDT2017-06-27 09:29:16 GMT
    PHOTO: Roundup weed and grass killerPHOTO: Roundup weed and grass killer

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer.    Officials announced that starting July 7 the weed killer's main ingredient, glyphosate, will appear on a list California keeps of potentially cancerous chemicals. A year later, the listing could come with warning labels on the product, officials said. 

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer.    Officials announced that starting July 7 the weed killer's main ingredient, glyphosate, will appear on a list California keeps of potentially cancerous chemicals. A year later, the listing could come with warning labels on the product, officials said. 

  • White House says Assad may be preparing chemical attack

    White House says Assad may be preparing chemical attack

    Monday, June 26 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-06-27 03:35:48 GMT
    PHOTO: President Donald Trump talks about the Veterans Affairs reform, Photo Date: June 23, 2017 (Photo: MSNBC)PHOTO: President Donald Trump talks about the Veterans Affairs reform, Photo Date: June 23, 2017 (Photo: MSNBC)

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says it has found "potential" evidence that Syria is preparing for another chemical weapons attack. Press Secretary Sean Spicer issued an ominous statement Monday evening that says the U.S. "has identified potential preparations" for another chemical attack by the Assad government that it says "would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children."

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says it has found "potential" evidence that Syria is preparing for another chemical weapons attack. Press Secretary Sean Spicer issued an ominous statement Monday evening that says the U.S. "has identified potential preparations" for another chemical attack by the Assad government that it says "would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children."

  • Mini SNES to hit stores this September

    Mini SNES to hit stores this September

    Monday, June 26 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-06-26 21:27:33 GMT

    Nintendo is bringing back the 90's with a reboot of its classic Super Nintendo console. It's much smaller, but the Super Nintendo Entertainment System classic edition will have the same look and feel as the original. Also, Nintendo plans on adding two controllers with the SNES console instead of one.

    Nintendo is bringing back the 90's with a reboot of its classic Super Nintendo console. It's much smaller, but the Super Nintendo Entertainment System classic edition will have the same look and feel as the original. Also, Nintendo plans on adding two controllers with the SNES console instead of one.

  • Couple celebrates 80th wedding anniversary

    Couple celebrates 80th wedding anniversary

    Monday, June 26 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-06-26 18:28:49 GMT
    Photo courtesy: WOOD-TVPhoto courtesy: WOOD-TV

    (WOOD) - Two 99-year-old Grand Rapid, Michigan residents celebrated their 80th wedding anniversary Sunday.  Donald Hart and his wife, Vivian, reminisced about the eight decades they've spent together while looking through old photo albums ahead of the celebration. 

    (WOOD) - Two 99-year-old Grand Rapid, Michigan residents celebrated their 80th wedding anniversary Sunday.  Donald Hart and his wife, Vivian, reminisced about the eight decades they've spent together while looking through old photo albums ahead of the celebration. 

  • Harry Potter fans celebrate 20 years of magic

    Harry Potter fans celebrate 20 years of magic

    Monday, June 26 2017 8:20 AM EDT2017-06-26 12:20:11 GMT

    Today marks 20 years since the world was introduced to Harry Potter, engaging imaginations and creating worlds where magic exists for children and adults alike. It was June 26, 1997 when Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone hit shelves in the United Kingdom. It was released as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the United States on September 1, 1998. The book reached the top of the New York Times Bestsellers List in 1999 and stayed near the top for most of 1999 and 2000. T...

    Today marks 20 years since the world was introduced to Harry Potter, engaging imaginations and creating worlds where magic exists for children and adults alike. It was June 26, 1997 when Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone hit shelves in the United Kingdom. It was released as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the United States on September 1, 1998. The book reached the top of the New York Times Bestsellers List in 1999 and stayed near the top for most of 1999 and 2000. T...

  • Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

    Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

    Monday, June 26 2017 4:56 AM EDT2017-06-26 08:56:10 GMT
    PHOTO: US Supreme Court, Photo Date: 5/3/2017PHOTO: US Supreme Court, Photo Date: 5/3/2017

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Before taking their long summer break, the Supreme Court justices are poised to act on the Trump administration's travel ban and a separation of church and state dispute involving a Missouri church playground.    But something could overshadow rulings in those high-profile cases: If Justice Anthony Kennedy were to use the court's last public session on Monday to announce his retirement.    Kennedy has given no public sign that he would step down...

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Before taking their long summer break, the Supreme Court justices are poised to act on the Trump administration's travel ban and a separation of church and state dispute involving a Missouri church playground.    But something could overshadow rulings in those high-profile cases: If Justice Anthony Kennedy were to use the court's last public session on Monday to announce his retirement.    Kennedy has given no public sign that he would step down...

  • Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan

    Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan

    Sunday, June 25 2017 8:15 AM EDT2017-06-25 12:15:38 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) - Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to file for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. and Tokyo on Monday.

    DETROIT (AP) - Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to file for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. and Tokyo on Monday.

  • Report: Florida leads nation in deaths caused by lightning

    Report: Florida leads nation in deaths caused by lightning

    Sunday, June 25 2017 4:30 AM EDT2017-06-25 08:30:13 GMT

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Florida is leading the nation in the number of people killed by lightning strikes. The Naples Daily News reported Saturday that 52 people have been killed by lightning since January 2007, which is the most in the nation according to an analysis of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather data.

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Florida is leading the nation in the number of people killed by lightning strikes. The Naples Daily News reported Saturday that 52 people have been killed by lightning since January 2007, which is the most in the nation according to an analysis of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather data.

  • 2017 World's Ugliest Dog Contest

    2017 World's Ugliest Dog Contest

    Sunday, June 25 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-06-25 08:26:39 GMT
    Martha the World's Ugliest DogMartha the World's Ugliest Dog

    Martha the Neapolitan Mastiff is this year's 29th annual World's Ugliest Dog.

    Martha the Neapolitan Mastiff is this year's 29th annual World's Ugliest Dog.

  • Healthcare bill continues to spark debate

    Healthcare bill continues to spark debate

    Friday, June 23 2017 6:21 AM EDT2017-06-23 10:21:18 GMT

    Senate Republicans launched their plan for erasing the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act Thursday.

    Senate Republicans launched their plan for erasing the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act Thursday.

  • Body found at North Texas landfill ID'd as missing girl

    Body found at North Texas landfill ID'd as missing girl

    Friday, June 23 2017 6:06 AM EDT2017-06-23 10:06:31 GMT
    The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified the body Thursday as that of Kaytlynn Cargill of Bedford, Texas.The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified the body Thursday as that of Kaytlynn Cargill of Bedford, Texas.

    A medical examiner has identified a body found at a North Texas landfill as that of a 14-year-old girl missing since Monday evening.

    A medical examiner has identified a body found at a North Texas landfill as that of a 14-year-old girl missing since Monday evening.

  • Lots of low-income Americans fear Senate health care plan

    Lots of low-income Americans fear Senate health care plan

    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-06-23 01:38:41 GMT
    Senate Republicans introduced their health care plan today.Senate Republicans introduced their health care plan today.

    A lot of struggling Americans are scared of the Senate plan to replace Obamacare (The Affordable Care Act). Senate Republicans introduced their health care bill today, after weeks of writing the legislation in secret.

    A lot of struggling Americans are scared of the Senate plan to replace Obamacare (The Affordable Care Act). Senate Republicans introduced their health care bill today, after weeks of writing the legislation in secret.

  • Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

    Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:49:06 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance his expansion of coverage.     

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance his expansion of coverage.     

  • Bullyproof Project

    Bullyproof Project

    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:40:08 GMT

    The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports Damion is a good kid. And for his good behavior, he was cherry-picked from his homeroom class to participate in an anti-bullying program.

    The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports Damion is a good kid. And for his good behavior, he was cherry-picked from his homeroom class to participate in an anti-bullying program.

  • Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods

    Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods

    Thursday, June 22 2017 8:07 AM EDT2017-06-22 12:07:08 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Floating colonies of fire ants could form in flood waters as Tropical Storm Cindy trudges inland.   

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Floating colonies of fire ants could form in flood waters as Tropical Storm Cindy trudges inland.   

  • TAMU-K president representing South Texas in Washington DC

    TAMU-K president representing South Texas in Washington DC

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:05 AM EDT2017-06-22 11:05:10 GMT

    The president of Texas A&M Kingsville will address members of Congress in Washington DC Thursday. 

    The president of Texas A&M Kingsville will address members of Congress in Washington DC Thursday. 

  • US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

    US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:31 AM EDT2017-06-22 10:31:47 GMT

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) - A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism...

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) - A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism...

  • Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year

    Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year

    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:09 AM EDT2017-06-22 10:09:15 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) - Kia has claimed the top spot in a survey of new vehicle quality for the second straight year.    

    DETROIT (AP) - Kia has claimed the top spot in a survey of new vehicle quality for the second straight year.    

  • AP sources: Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

    AP sources: Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:54 AM EDT2017-06-22 09:54:07 GMT
    Top Senate Republicans are preparing to release their plan for dismantling the Affordable Care ActTop Senate Republicans are preparing to release their plan for dismantling the Affordable Care Act

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law...

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law...

  • Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea

    Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea

    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:43 AM EDT2017-06-22 09:43:56 GMT
    PHOTO: Otto Warmbier being escorted by two North Korean military soldiers. Photo date: 2016.PHOTO: Otto Warmbier being escorted by two North Korean military soldiers. Photo date: 2016.

    WYOMING, Ohio (AP) - The life of a 22-year-old college student who died this week after being detained for nearly a year and a half in North Korea will be celebrated in an Ohio hometown still stunned by his loss.  

    WYOMING, Ohio (AP) - The life of a 22-year-old college student who died this week after being detained for nearly a year and a half in North Korea will be celebrated in an Ohio hometown still stunned by his loss.  

  • Help Heal Vets helping vets manage PTSD through crafts

    Help Heal Vets helping vets manage PTSD through crafts

    Thursday, June 22 2017 2:19 AM EDT2017-06-22 06:19:08 GMT
    PTSD treatment through mental stimulationPTSD treatment through mental stimulation

    The horrors of war that get burned into a veteran's mind rarely fade away once the battlefield has been left behind. A non-profit group says they may have a promising treatment for veterans suffering from injuries and serious issues like traumatic brain injury and PTSD.

    The horrors of war that get burned into a veteran's mind rarely fade away once the battlefield has been left behind. A non-profit group says they may have a promising treatment for veterans suffering from injuries and serious issues like traumatic brain injury and PTSD.

  • Veterans display their personal art at Central Texas cafe

    Veterans display their personal art at Central Texas cafe

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-06-22 03:44:48 GMT
    I Hate Fish TacosI Hate Fish Tacos

    The Eagle reports these pieces and more - created by Texas veterans - will line the walls of Downtown Bryan's The Village Cafe & Art 979 from now until July 16. 

    The Eagle reports these pieces and more - created by Texas veterans - will line the walls of Downtown Bryan's The Village Cafe & Art 979 from now until July 16. 

  • Tropical Storm Cindy approaches landfall

    Tropical Storm Cindy approaches landfall

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-06-21 23:42:28 GMT
    Tropical Storm Cindy approaches landfall.Tropical Storm Cindy approaches landfall.

    (AP) - A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast.

    (AP) - A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast.

  • Mosquitoes a huge problem nationwide

    Mosquitoes a huge problem nationwide

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:09 PM EDT2017-06-21 18:09:14 GMT

    As summer officially kicks off,  the bug every human hates is simmering across the entire United States; at levels much higher than previously expected.

    As summer officially kicks off,  the bug every human hates is simmering across the entire United States; at levels much higher than previously expected.

  • Man officially charged with murder of 10-month-old boy

    Man officially charged with murder of 10-month-old boy

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-06-21 14:34:16 GMT
    © 24-year-old Jared Balogun charged in the murder of a 10-month-old child© 24-year-old Jared Balogun charged in the murder of a 10-month-old child

    Houston officials formally charged 24-year-old Jared Balogun as a suspect Tuesday in the murder of a ten-month old baby. 

    Houston officials formally charged 24-year-old Jared Balogun as a suspect Tuesday in the murder of a ten-month old baby. 

  • Uber CEO steps down

    Uber CEO steps down

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-06-21 13:21:39 GMT

    Founded in 2009, Uber transformed almost overnight from an obscure idea into a technology and transportation giant and now the CEO has stepped down.

    And just like that, Travis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, resigned Tuesday under pressure from investors.

  • US current account deficit expands to $116.8 billion

    US current account deficit expands to $116.8 billion

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 8:46 AM EDT2017-06-20 12:46:20 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. deficit in the broadest measure of trade rose to the highest level in a year during the first quarter.    The Commerce Department says the deficit in the U.S. current account rose to $116.8 billion in the January-March period, up 2.4 percent from $114 billion in the last three months of 2016. The deficit was the largest since a $119.2 billion gap a year earlier.    The deficit in goods rose to $200.3 billion from $195.1 billion in Octob...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. deficit in the broadest measure of trade rose to the highest level in a year during the first quarter.    The Commerce Department says the deficit in the U.S. current account rose to $116.8 billion in the January-March period, up 2.4 percent from $114 billion in the last three months of 2016. The deficit was the largest since a $119.2 billion gap a year earlier.    The deficit in goods rose to $200.3 billion from $195.1 billion in Octob...
  • Critics say Pres. Trump's plan for air traffic control could cost you more to fly

    Critics say Pres. Trump's plan for air traffic control could cost you more to fly

    Monday, June 19 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-06-20 00:27:52 GMT
    President Trump wants to privatize air traffic control.President Trump wants to privatize air traffic control.

    Critics say President Trump's plan to privatize air traffic control could cost you more to fly. Under the plan, the system would be handled by a non-profit company, instead of the Federal Aviation Administration.

    Critics say President Trump's plan to privatize air traffic control could cost you more to fly. Under the plan, the system would be handled by a non-profit company, instead of the Federal Aviation Administration.

  • US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22

    US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22

    Monday, June 19 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-06-19 23:24:52 GMT

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after almost a year and a half in captivity, died Monday, his family said. The 22-year-old "has completed his journey home," relatives said in a statement. They did not cite a specific cause of death.  "Unfortunately, the awful, torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no oth...

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after almost a year and a half in captivity, died Monday, his family said. The 22-year-old "has completed his journey home," relatives said in a statement. They did not cite a specific cause of death.  "Unfortunately, the awful, torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no oth...

  • NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

    NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

    Monday, June 19 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-06-19 16:51:40 GMT
    NASA's Kepler space telescope team has identified more than 200 new planet candidates, 10 of which are about the size of Earth and are in the habitable zone of their star. Photo courtesy NASA/JPL-CaltechNASA's Kepler space telescope team has identified more than 200 new planet candidates, 10 of which are about the size of Earth and are in the habitable zone of their star. Photo courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech

    WASHINGTON (AP) - NASA says its planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them.      

    WASHINGTON (AP) - NASA says its planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them.      

  • Man charged with murder of Muslim teen who disappeared on way to mosque

    Man charged with murder of Muslim teen who disappeared on way to mosque

    Monday, June 19 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-06-19 16:42:30 GMT
    Nabra, the 17-year-old Virginia girl who was found dead on June 18. Photo courtesy LaunchGoodNabra, the 17-year-old Virginia girl who was found dead on June 18. Photo courtesy LaunchGood

    (NBC News) - Human remains found in a Virginia pond are believed to belong to a teen who went missing early Sunday on her way to a mosque in Fairfax County, according to police. 

    (NBC News) - Human remains found in a Virginia pond are believed to belong to a teen who went missing early Sunday on her way to a mosque in Fairfax County, according to police. 

  • Coroner: Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system

    Coroner: Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system

    Monday, June 19 2017 12:26 PM EDT2017-06-19 16:26:21 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Carrie Fisher's autopsy report shows the actress had cocaine in her system when she fell ill on a plane last year...

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Carrie Fisher's autopsy report shows the actress had cocaine in her system when she fell ill on a plane last year...

  • Russia warns US after downing of Syrian jet

    Russia warns US after downing of Syrian jet

    Monday, June 19 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-06-19 14:08:51 GMT

    BEIRUT (AP) - Russia's defense ministry says it will treat U.S.-led coalition planes in Syria, west of the Euphrates River, as targets after the U.S. military shot down a Syrian Air Force jet on Sunday.  

    BEIRUT (AP) - Russia's defense ministry says it will treat U.S.-led coalition planes in Syria, west of the Euphrates River, as targets after the U.S. military shot down a Syrian Air Force jet on Sunday.  

  • Website ranks Orlando as best US place for video gamers

    Website ranks Orlando as best US place for video gamers

    Monday, June 19 2017 7:10 AM EDT2017-06-19 11:10:05 GMT

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A personal finance website is ranking a Florida city as the nation's best place for video gamers.      

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A personal finance website is ranking a Florida city as the nation's best place for video gamers.      

  • Indiana Christian school at center of LGBT voucher debate

    Indiana Christian school at center of LGBT voucher debate

    Monday, June 19 2017 6:57 AM EDT2017-06-19 10:57:29 GMT

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - The Lighthouse Christian Academy promises to provide an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and service to God - but not for everyone. The school says in its admissions brochure that it reserves the right to deny admission to LGBT students because their lifestyle is prohibited by the Bible.     

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - The Lighthouse Christian Academy promises to provide an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and service to God - but not for everyone. The school says in its admissions brochure that it reserves the right to deny admission to LGBT students because their lifestyle is prohibited by the Bible.     

  • South Texas sailor among those killed on USS Fitzgerald

    South Texas sailor among those killed on USS Fitzgerald

    Monday, June 19 2017 5:38 AM EDT2017-06-19 09:38:19 GMT
    PHOTO: USS Fitzgerald involved in a collision with Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal, Photo Date: 6/16/2017PHOTO: USS Fitzgerald involved in a collision with Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal, Photo Date: 6/16/2017

    YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) - The mother of a U.S. Navy sailor said her son kept diving to try to save his shipmates after a collision at sea until their flooded sleeping berth began running out of air pockets, while other survivors - believing their ship was under attack - hurried to man the guns.    Mia Sykes of Raleigh, North Carolina, told The Associated Press on Sunday that her 19-year-old son, Brayden Harden, was knocked out of his bunk by the impact, and water immediately b...

    YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) - The mother of a U.S. Navy sailor said her son kept diving to try to save his shipmates after a collision at sea until their flooded sleeping berth began running out of air pockets, while other survivors - believing their ship was under attack - hurried to man the guns.    Mia Sykes of Raleigh, North Carolina, told The Associated Press on Sunday that her 19-year-old son, Brayden Harden, was knocked out of his bunk by the impact, and water immediately b...

  • Harvard students' ouster over offensive posts stirs debate

    Harvard students' ouster over offensive posts stirs debate

    Monday, June 19 2017 4:40 AM EDT2017-06-19 08:40:35 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Few college-bound kids lose their shot, and their slot, at their dream school once they get in, but it happened at one of the world's most elite institutions and for a reason that has, until recently, hardly registered in the university admissions process: social media.

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Few college-bound kids lose their shot, and their slot, at their dream school once they get in, but it happened at one of the world's most elite institutions and for a reason that has, until recently, hardly registered in the university admissions process: social media.

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