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Report: Officer left university job after case…

A Pennsylvania police officer who fired the shots that killed a teenager fleeing a traffic stop left his previous job with a university police force after prosecutors dropped a case against three men he'd filed charges against

Arkansas to evaluate river sinkhole where kayaker…

Arkansas has hired a consultant to evaluate a stretch of river where a kayaker was dragged to his death when a rare sinkhole created a whirlpool

Dick Leitsch, gay activist who led 'sip-in,' dies…

A pioneering gay activist who led a 1966 "sip-in" at a New York City bar has died at the age of 83. Dick Leitsch (LIGHTSH) died Friday at a hospice in Manhattan

Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban…

Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted

Florida attorney general confronted at Mr. Rogers movie

Protesters confronted Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi at a showing of a documentary about children's TV host Fred Rogers, and they questioned her stands on immigration and health care

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Maps reveal hidden truths of our cities

A new website that lets people delve into data on the world's cities launches.

'They're Permanently Separated.' President Trump…

President Donald Trump explicitly compared the tragedy of families whose relatives have been killed by undocumented immigrants to the family separations at the border.

Bill Gates Donates $4M for Gene-Altered…

Bill Gates latest effort to curb the spread of malaria involves genetically altered mosquitoes with a license to kill. Tony Spitz has the details.

The Latest: Congressman says kids at center get good care

Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall is returning from a visit to the Texas border saying that several hundred immigrant children detained in a center there are getting good care

Supermarket Bans Black Man for Questioning Its Policy

A Maine man says he's pursuing legal action after an unpleasant encounter that smacks of racism, the Hill reports. Rory Ferreira, 26, says he wasn't surprised to be carded Tuesday when buying wine at a Shaw's store in Saco, Maine—but got suspicious when his wife was carded too. "I...

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Dow snaps losing streak, Nasdaq falls

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed on Friday, but losses in the technology space kept the Nasdaq in check. Roselle Chen reports.

BNSF: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in…

An estimated 230,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into floodwaters in the northwestern corner of Iowa following an early Friday morning derailment, a railroad official said Saturday

The State With the Most Psychopaths

Surprise, surprise: The place home to the most psychopaths in the US is Washington, DC. By far. That's according to new research out of Southern Methodist University. The survey doesn't count actual diagnoses but extrapolates from earlier research on the distribution of the "big five" personality traits (extraversion, neuroticism, agreeableness,...

This Mosquito-Borne Virus Was Found In A Human…

The virus was discovered in the 1960s.

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track…

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones

US House candidate who beat Sanford seriously…

A South Carolina lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid has been seriously injured in a car wreck

Donut Store Sign: Report on Workers Who Don't Use…

Media attention and Twitter rage have apparently inspired Dunkin' Donuts to remove a sign from a Baltimore location, the Baltimore Sun reports. Posted at the West 41st Street location, the sign urged customers to report on workers who yell in foreign languages. "If you hear any of our staff SHOUTING...

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Latino leaders question Census head over…

Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose

Egypt officer who thought to break Israeli Bar Lev line dies

Egypt's state-owned media says the army officer credited with the idea to destroy the Bar Lev line on the Suez Canal's eastern bank during the 1973 Arab Israeli war has died

Cop Pulls Over Daughter's Boyfriend, Bad Things Happen

An Ohio police officer was fired for pulling over his daughter's boyfriend and detaining the young man in his squad car, Fox 8 reports. "You can get out. For what? You're going to jail. For what? Get out. For what? Have a seat in my car. We'll make (BEEP) up...