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Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex…

The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him

AP reporter Richard Pyle laid to rest at…

Longtime Associated Press journalist Richard Pyle has been laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery nearly one year after his death

Sewers Show The Unexpected Scope Of The US…

When researchers measured drug concentrations in local sewer systems, they found methamphetamine and opioids were surprisingly common.

Official: Man detained in US wanted for murder in Mexico

A Mexican official says and immigrant in the U.S. illegally amd detained picked up while taking his wife to a hospital to give birth is the man wanted for a killing in Mexico

'Affluenza' teen's mom to remain jailed pending…

A judge has denied bond for the mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck

Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed…

Prosecutors have charged a Colorado man with murder in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters

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The Debate Continues Over The Pledge Of…

The original Pledge of Allegiance was simple and had a theme of unity, but today it no longer resonates with everyone.

Michigan official faces manslaughter trial over…

A judge ordered Michigan's health director to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter in two deaths linked to Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area, the highest-ranking official to face criminal charges as a result of the city's tainted water scandal

APNewsBreak: Utah firefighter died after plane…

A preliminary report says a Utah firefighter was killed last week in California from falling tree debris after a modified airliner dropped thousands of gallons of flame-suppressing liquid

Farmers protest California water plan aimed to…

Hundreds of California farmers are protesting a plan by state water officials to increase water flows in a major California river and its tributaries

Criminal Charges Could Be Filed Against Michael…

Investigators are looking into more than $20 million in loans received by a taxi business Cohen and his family own.

Washington judge blocks kill order on wolves to save cattle

The state of Washington will take steps to kill members of a wolf pack that have been preying on cattle in the northeast corner of the state

Cardinal McCarrick scandal inflames debate over…

Allegations that disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick engaged in sex with adult seminarians have inflamed a long-running debate about the presence of gay men in the Roman Catholic priesthood

Chelsea Clinton's Political Future a 'Definite…

Chelsea Clinton will not rule out a future in politics. Per the Guardian , the daughter of Democratic superstars Bill and Hillary Clinton was plugging her children's book at the Edinburgh international book festival when the question of her potential future in elected office was posed. While bashing Trump, the New...

EPA Proposal Would Roll Back Standards Meant To…

The agency's proposal would let states set their own emissions standards for coal-firing power plants.

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Police: Man tries to suffocate 4-month-old daughter

Police in Virginia say a man has been charged with attempted murder after he tried to suffocate his 4-month-old daughter

DA: No charges for police videotaped subduing man…

A North Carolina prosecutor says no charges will be filed against officers over a video showing police striking a black man on the ground with a baton

Pearl Harbor survivor who pushed to identify…

A Pearl Harbor survivor who pushed to identify buried unknown remains from the 1941 attack has died

White House Counsel Don McGahn Is Reportedly…

The New York Times reports the extent of his cooperation is "uncommon."

Panel won't dismiss complaint over judge's execution protest

A disciplinary panel says it won't dismiss an effort to sanction an Arkansas judge who participated in a death penalty demonstration outside the governor's mansion the same day he blocked the state from using a lethal injection drug

2 teens found dead in a field among latest…

Police say two teenage boys found shot to death in a field are among the latest victims of Chicago violence

Correction: Pennsylvania Dioceses-Sex…

Correction: Pennsylvania Dioceses-Sex Abuse-Lawsuits story

Privatization Of Afghan War Not Under…

Blackwater founder Erik Prince argues using a small private force in Afghanistan could save the U.S. government billions.

2 in custody for questioning in Tennessee shooting deaths

Police in Tennessee have taken two people into custody for questioning in connection with two slayings outside a bar last week and a fatal shooting earlier

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Governor closes state lands to bear hunting

New Jersey's governor has ordered the closure of state lands to bear hunting this year

Day at the beach turns to panic, tragedy; married…

They came on a boat, Jet Skis and a paddleboard, but couldn't help 2 swimmers who died

How #MeToo Is Changing How Men Cope With Sexual…

In the US, one in six men say they've experienced sexual assault. But experts say that number is actually higher.