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Judge tells US officials, ACLU to come up with…

A federal judge is calling on the U.S. government and the American Civil Liberties Union to come up with a plan to address the rights of parents and children to seek asylum

Explosion destroys coffee shop, injures 3 in rural Georgia

Authorities say an explosion destroyed a coffee shop and injured three workers in a rural Georgia city

New Forest Service Plan Aims To Alleviate…

The new plan focuses on collaboration between agencies and cites climate change as a factor in worsening fires.

Ex-prosecutor who helped drug dealers for sex gets probation

A former Pennsylvania district attorney who tipped off female drug dealers and gave them lenient treatment in exchange for sex has been sentenced to eight years of probation

Professor says emails were 'gay-coded,' not sex…

A prominent New York University professor who's being sued by a former student who accuses her of sexual harassment says that her relationship with him was not sexual and that affectionate emails they exchanged were just "gay-coded" correspondence

Will other states follow Pennsylvania on church abuse?

State prosecutors are mostly silent about any plan to conduct an investigation like Pennsylvania's that uncovered child sexual abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses, although New York's attorney general is exploring teaming up with local district attorneys

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Don't Call It The 'LDS' Or 'Mormon' Church Anymore

New guidance from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says people should use the full name of the church instead of shortened nicknames.

Man charged with threatening to kill congressman's kids

A federal grand jury has indicted a man on charges that he threatened to kill the children of U.S. Rep. Brian Mast because he was upset about President Trump's immigration policies

More detail in Colorado family killings expected…

An idyllic image of a happy marriage has been shattered with the deaths of three members of a Colorado family

Lawsuit: Surgeon Removed Woman's Kidney by Mistake

Dena Knapp went to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., to have an adrenal gland and associated mass removed. Instead, according to a lawsuit, Dr. Scott Baker removed her healthy right kidney, USA Today reports. The suit claims that Baker was told by the hospital pathology department after...

Yes, Taxes Help Pay For LeBron James' School, But…

A website claims LeBron James' "I promise" school will cost taxpayers millions of dollars every year. It's not a new cost.

2 men sentenced for pot house blast that killed firefighter

Two men who caused the death of a New York City fire chief in an explosion at an illegal indoor marijuana-growing operation have been sentenced to prison

Trump to Move 'Very Quickly' on Another Security…

Justice Department official Bruce Ohr—who President Trump says aided his political enemies during the campaign—may be the next person to have his security clearance revoked. "I think that Bruce Ohr is a disgrace, with his wife, Nellie," Trump told reporters Friday, saying that he plans to yank Ohr's...

2 charged in slaying of 7-year-old girl in…

Police have charged two people in the death of 7-year-old Baltimore girl after an apparent drive-by shooting last month

Trump Cancels Previously Delayed Military Parade…

The Bastille Day-inspired parade was estimated to cost $92 million.

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Footage shows Minnesota man raised gun before police fired

Police in St. Paul are releasing body camera footage that shows a man shot to death by officers had a gun

Equipment failure, feed disruption caused DC…

A power outage at Reagan National Airport is being blamed on an equipment failure and the disruption of two electrical feeds to the airport

FBI seeks help to find stolen art depicting Old…

FBI seeks help in rounding up more than a half-million dollars' worth of stolen art

Retired Navy Admiral Asks Trump To Revoke His…

Retired U.S. Navy Adm. William McRaven made his request in solidarity with former CIA Director John Brennan.

Baby dies after being left in hot car in Florida driveway

Authorities say a baby has died after being left in a hot car in Florida

Lawyers will seek to shift blame for warehouse…

The two men charged in the deaths of 36 people in an Oakland warehouse fire are scheduled to appear in court for the first time since a judge scuttled their plea deal

Honoree: Protesting for civil rights taught…

An Oklahoma City woman who helped usher in the civil rights movement says spending weekends protesting made for an unusual childhood but taught valuable lessons

NYU Medical School Just Gave All Its Students A…

The university said all its current and future med students will receive scholarships covering the full cost of tuition.

Fathers back in Texas immigration lockup after 'disturbance'

An advocacy group says 16 men transferred out of a Texas family immigration detention center have been returned following what federal authorities called a "disturbance."

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Church president: Use 'Latter-day Saints' not…

The religion has the famed Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently made a documentary about its members called "Meet the Mormons" and its official website is mormonnewsroom.org

Program combats ageism by having students live…

As college students move into their dorms across the country, one Quinnipiac University student will be moving into a retirement community as part of a program to tear down generational barriers.

Sessions Says DOJ Will Prosecute Those With…

The DOJ will "vigorously enforce" a law prohibiting guns that don't set off metal detectors or major security screening devices.