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Pulitzer honoree is latest to win after leaving…

A Virginia photographer who won the Pulitzer Prize for a photo of a fatal car attack the day of a white nationalist rally is the latest in a series of newspaper employees who have won journalism's top honor but left the struggling industry

Suspected Florida school shooter appears in court

A gunman who carried a shotgun in a guitar case and opened fire at a Florida high school has been denied bond during his first court appearance

Jeb Bush recounts last time parents hospitalized

While giving the eulogy for his mother Barbara Bush, Jeb Bush recounts a moment his parents shared when they were hospitalized together.

Sessions Reportedly Said He Might Quit If…

Rod Rosenstein has been overseeing Robert Mueller's Russia investigation since Jeff Sessions recused himself.

Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery

A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery

Man killed in random knife attack at California…

A homeless man has been charged with murder in the death of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse

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New lynching memorial offers chance to remember…

A new memorial is opening to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings

Bono to George W.: Your mom eased AIDS stigma

While being honored by former President George W. Bush, U2 frontman and AIDS activist Bono said former first lady Barbara Bush helped diminish the stigma of AIDS and other diseases.

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged With Another…

Greitens allegedly obtained that list illegally and used it to ask donors for campaign funding. He raised nearly $2 million from those donors.

Roberta Flack cuts short her appearance at Apollo Theater

Roberta Flack cuts short her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater, feeling dizzy

'I had nightmares': Nanny slay trial took toll on…

'I don't know how I'll ever get over this': Jurors who convicted a nanny of murdering two small children in her care tell of the emotional toll

Suburban Seattle getting rare, private US airport…

An entrepreneur wants to bring a global trend to the U.S. and put commercial airport terminals in the hands of private companies instead of the government

Trump tweets he doesn't see Cohen flipping

President Donald Trump has tweeted out in defense of his personal attorney Michael Cohen after the New York Times reported Cohen may cooperate with Robert Mueller's investigation.

FAA Orders New Engine Inspections After Southwest…

The engine's manufacturer also issued new inspection guidelines.

Wife: Man struck by California train pushed her off tracks

The wife of a man who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in Southern California says investigators told her he saved her life by pushing her off the tracks

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He Called in Sick at 5:30am, Died a Fiery Death…

In the wake of lawyer David Buckel's fiery suicide in Brooklyn's Prospect Park last Saturday, the New York Times digs deeper into the 60-year-old's recent years and final moments. Buckel gained prominence for his work involving a case related to the death of transgender man Brandon Teena (portrayed by Hilary...

Woman killed, man and 2 infants hurt in Amish…

Authorities say an Amish buggy has been struck from behind in Ohio, killing a woman and critically injuring a man and two infants

Author: Trump has been lying since childhood

In an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Trump biographer Michael D'Antonio claims President Trump has been lying since he was a child, saying "he was named the ladies man at a school that had no women at it ... he has been doing this forever."

CIA Releases Memo On Gina Haspel's Role…

Haspel is President Donald Trump's pick to run the agency.

Body of deported veteran buried in California

The body of a Marine Corps veteran who was deported to Mexico more than a decade ago has been laid to rest in a California cemetery

10-Year-Old Stands Outside Her School Alone. This…

Delilah Matrese wanted to protest, but apparently no one would join her. The 10-year-old student at Hamilton Elementary in Carlisle, Penn., wasn't able to attend the last school walkout demanding gun control—the one involving 2,500 schools around the US —"so she begged us to let her do this...

After town says 'nyet' to Russia monument, others…

A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia

Trump suggests Mueller probe is illegitimate

Former US Attorney Michael Moore says the Russia probe follows what intelligence agencies said about Russia meddling and the election, and that a special counsel could have been appointed "under a number of circumstances."

The Father Of US Birthright Citizenship Is Nearly…

Wong Kim Ark paved the way for birthright citizenship in the U.S., regardless of the status of one's parents. But few have ever heard of him.

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2nd person hit in April 11 gunfight with police dies

Louisiana authorities say a second person has died following an April 11 gunfight with sheriff's deputies

NYT Backs Up Reporter After Trump Fires Up…

Maggie Haberman has gotten under President Trump's skin again. The New York Times reporter filed a story on Friday detailing Trump's relationship with longtime lawyer Michael Cohen—one in which Trump is said to treat Cohen "like garbage," per Trump associate Roger Stone. That article apparently spurred a tweetstorm from...

She Starred on a Hit CW Show. Now, Sex…

A statement from the DOJ Friday revealed two indictments for sex trafficking, and fans of a former CW show are shocked to see one of the stars as one of the accused. CNN and the AP report Allison Mack, who appeared on the Superman-themed show Smallville , was hit with charges...