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Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP…

The gruesome discovery of a tractor-trailer full of dozens of dead and suffocating people outside a San Antonio Walmart reflects a durable business model for smugglers

Mexican officials: At least 25 people in truck…

Mexico's foreign ministry says 25 of the migrants found inside a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Texas Walmart were Mexican

Man faces possible life sentence for human…

10 of the almost 100 illegal immigrants crammed in the back of the truck died and police say the death toll could still rise; Casey Stegall has the story for 'Special Report'

At Least 9 Found Dead Inside Hot Tractor-Trailer…

Emergency responders pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer parked outside a San Antonio Wal-Mart on Sunday.

Florida teen jumps into murky canal, pulls man to safety

When a 19-year-old auto parts employee heard screams coming from a nearby canal, he stripped to his boxers, jumped into the water and pulled a 56-year-old man to safety

Warrant: Woman "slapped" squad car before police…

A woman approached the back of a Minneapolis police car and "slapped" it shortly before an Australian woman was shot and killed by an officer, according to a search warrant filed by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: GOP sets Senate health care vote buoyed by McCain's return; Kushner returns to Capitol Hill for 2nd day of interviews; Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine

What are sanctuary cities?

What are sanctuary cities and why are they so controversial in the illegal immigration debate?

US Airstrike Kills Several Afghan Security Force…

Afghan officials say a U.S. airstrike killed 16 police officers Friday.

South Carolina Sheriff: Deputy feared for life in shooting

A south Carolina sheriff's office says an officer shot and killed a man earlier this month because the officer feared for his life

Pilot survives vintage military jet fire near…

A vintage single-engine British-built military jet has crashed and burned in the desert just after takeoff from a suburban Las Vegas-area airport

California governor to extend climate change bill…

Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to sign legislation Tuesday keeping alive California's signature initiative to fight global warming, which puts a cap and a price on climate-changing emissions

Thomas Homan: Illegal immigration is not a…

Acting ICE director speaks out about the truck tragedy

Republicans Are More Likely To Think Poorly Of…

Pew found that most Republicans think higher education is bad for the country. But that wasn't always the case.

2 rescued after climbing Philadelphia Ben Franklin Bridge

Two people are under arrest after police rescued them from atop Philadelphia's Ben Franklin Bridge

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Robots, race cars and weather: Girl Scouts offer…

Girl Scouts of the USA introduce 23 new badges to further nudge girls as young as 5 to embrace science, engineering, technology and math

Teenage driver livestreams crash that killed…

A teenage driver lost control of her car while she was livestreaming on Instagram and recorded part of the crash that authorities say killed her sister in California

Wisconsin company ready to implant microchips in…

Employees can use microchip to purchase market kiosk items

Sailors Manning The USS Fitzgerald May Be At…

U.S. officials told CNN that the Fitzgerald's crew failed to act on avoiding an approaching cargo ship.

Alligator bites man several times at Florida retention pond

Authorities in Florida say a man was bitten several times by an alligator at a retention pond

US safety board to detail findings of deadly NY…

Federal safety investigators will present their findings following a commuter rail crash that killed six people in the suburbs of New York City in 2015.

McCain's return, heavy with drama for "Obamacare…

At the twilight of a storied career, Sen. John McCain may be poised to rescue the GOP campaign to repeal and replace "Obamacare" despite a recent brain tumor diagnosis

Cortes: Truck tragedy is a 'national security…

9 illegal immigrants are dead in a smuggling attempt

Man accused of 4 sexual assaults in NYC is arrested

Police in New York City arrested a man they say sexually assaulted four women

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Rescuer clung to boy plucked from Arizona flash…

A Pima County Sheriff's rescuer recounts plucking a 4-year-old boy from raging floodwaters below, away from the rapids that forced him and his father atop a boulder

Woman convicted of taking baby at mall gets 1½ t…

A woman convicted of befriending another woman at a suburban Philadelphia shopping mall and then taking her baby has been sentenced to 1½ to seven years in prison

College professor calls Sen. McCain a 'war…

Professor Jonathan Graubart, who teaches at San Diego State University, takes to Facebook to disparage well-wishes for the Republican senator hit with cancer diagnosis