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Police: Texas man confessed in hammer death of…

A police affidavit says a Southeast Texas man found naked and stained with blood told officers that he killed his 2-year-old daughter, who had been bludgeoned with a hammer

Cops: Driver Plows Into Family of 8 Over Smoking…

A man who was asked not to smoke near children allegedly responded by plowing his vehicle into a family of eight—twice—with fatal consequences. Police say the scene at a 7-Eleven in Haverstraw, NY, began around 1:50pm Wednesday when the family's father asked the man not to smoke...

Coast Guard officer accused of making hit list of…

Federal authorities say a Coast Guard officer who espoused white supremacist views and dreamed of mass murder drew up a computer-spreadsheet hit list of Democratic politicians and TV journalists

German parliament approves compromise in abortion dispute

Germany's parliament has approved legislation to loosen, but not scrap, a ban on doctors "advertising" abortions

Georgia could soon get new electronic voting machines

Voters in Georgia could soon get new electronic touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot under legislation approved by a House subcommittee Thursday

Influencers: Fast fame, but fast forgotten?

Social media influencers are part of an industry worth billions of dollars, but how do they make their money - and how long will their earning power last? A successful influencer, a social media professional and an aspiring influencer share some tricks of the trade, and discuss the dark side of the glam life. Presenter: Devina Gupta Contributors: Dolly Singh, senior content creator at iDiva; Karnika Kohli, social media editor at The Wire; Surbhi Jain, founder at Shamoor.

Jussie Smollett Staged Hate Attack Because He Was…

Jussie Smollett Staged Hate Attack Because He Was Unhappy About His Salary, Police Say

Man Arrested After Attempting to Dispose of…

There are probably better ways to dispose of home marijuana plants. Buzz60's Tony Spitz has the details.

Cohen talking to Senate panel Tuesday, kicking…

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, will testify behind closed doors to the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the matter

'Ugly produce' trend may have limits, as grocers…

'Ugly produce' trend may have limits, as some grocers end tests aimed at reducing food waste

Lyft's IPO roadshow to launch mid-March

Lyft plans to launch its roadshow for its initial public offering in mid-March, Reuters has learned. As Fred Katayama reports, that puts Lyft on pace to beat Uber in the race to go public.

Testimony ends in murder trial of man charged in strangling

Testimony has concluded in the murder trial of a man accused of strangling a former high school classmate during a robbery and throwing her body off a New Jersey bridge

Florida Gov. Proposes Importing Cheaper…

Gov. Ron DeSantis says he has a plan to lower prescription drug costs for Floridians — and it involves importing drugs from Canada.

White House ends California talks on mileage…

The Trump administration says it has broken off talks with California in a dispute over mileage standards, moving the two closer to a possible court battle that threatens to roil the auto industry

Kansas man charged in death of mother who weighed…

Court records say a suburban Kansas City man who is charged with first-degree murder told investigators he didn't seek medical care for his ailing mother before she died weighing just 58 pounds and suffering from open bed sores

Trial set for Michigan soldier charged in husband…

A trial date has been set for a woman and a man who Michigan authorities allege were having an affair and conspired to kill the woman's husband

The Latest: Oakland teachers go on strike, picket…

Teachers in Oakland, California, have gone on strike demanding smaller class sizes and a 12 percent retroactive raise

Abuse victims: Italian law helps bishops dodge…

Advocates for victims of pedophile priests are pushing for Italy to revise laws that help bishops dodge accountability

4-year-old inspires with trampoline act in his wheelchair

A North Dakota charity event turned into worldwide inspiration when a 4-year-old boy performed his favorite trampoline act in his wheelchair

The trans woman shattering the glass ceiling in…

Women are under-represented in Indian politics, and a trans woman is a rare sight. Apsara Reddy is one such politician who’s breaking the glass ceiling. The 35-year-old was born Ajay, and underwent gender transformation to become Apsara. She recently hit the headlines when she was given a leadership role in the women’s wing of India’s oldest political party. Hear more about Apsara on the WorklifeIndia podcast.