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Hunt under way for suspect in shooting of officerAuthorities say a Virginia police officer has been shot and seriously wounded after making a traffic stop
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Groups: ICE detainees in Boston jail go on hunger strikeDozens of people detained by federal immigration officials are on a hunger strike at a Boston jail
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Authorities search an apartment complex Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., where the gunman who fatally shot several people at a manufacturing complex in the city is believed to have lived. (Patrick Kunzer/Daily Herald via AP)
Aurora shooting raises questions over gun permit checksAuthorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Work-release inmates help rescue Florida baby locked in SUVSome work-release inmates made a Valentine's Day rescue when a Florida couple accidentally locked their baby inside their SUV
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Court documents: DNA trail led to Alaska cold case suspectCourt documents say police in Alaska were able to make an arrest in a quarter-century-old cold case with the help of DNA voluntarily submitted by an aunt of the man charged
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Stork Is Visiting Critically Endangered Right WhalesFirst there was one. But now the good news from critically endangered North Atlantic right whales has multiplied by seven—the number of new calves spotted so far this year in the waters off Florida and Georgia, reports the Daytona Beach News-Journal . That's especially encouraging given the zero calves that...
Newser1 hour ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 file photo, socialite Lee Radziwill attends the Fashion Group International's 28th Annual Night of Stars "The Luminaries" at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who made friends worldwide even as she bonded and competed with her older sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died. She was 85. Anna Christina Radziwill told The New York Times her mother died Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, of what she described as natural causes.  (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
Lee Radziwill, stylish sister of Jackie Kennedy, dies at 85Lee Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who made friends worldwide even as she bonded and competed with her older sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died
The Associated Press2 hours ago
7 right whale calves spotted in Florida's Atlantic watersSeven rare right whale calves have been spotted so far this winter off Florida's Atlantic coast
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9/11 Victims Fund Slashes PayoutsThe September 11th Victim Compensation Fund is quickly running out of money, and claimants will be getting payouts that are slashed by at least half, reports NPR . The $7.3 billion fund, which opened in 2011 and is set to expire in December 2020, has faced a surge in new...
Newser3 hours ago
A Governor Wore a Blue Dress. It Somehow Became a Big DealMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer talked about infrastructure, drinking water, and LGBT rights during her State of the State address on Tuesday, but a good number of viewers were apparently hyperfocused on something else: the cobalt blue dress she was wearing. And, per the AP , a segment on Detroit TV station...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Gloucester County High School senior Gavin Grimm, a transgender student, listens to a speaker during a news conference in Richmond, Va. Grimm is continuing to sue the Gloucester County School Board in Virginia over a policy that banned him from using the boys' bathrooms. He's now trying to amend the suit to include the matter of his unchanged transcripts. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Transgender bathroom ban may end, but transcript irks teenA transgender teen says his former high school is refusing to update the gender listed on his transcript
The Associated Press4 hours ago
On His Internship's First Day, He Died in Workplace ShootingOne of the five victims in Friday's deadly workplace shooting in Aurora, Ill., was a college student who had started an internship at the Henry Pratt Company that very day. Trevor Wehner, 21, was set to graduate from Northern Illinois University in May with a degree in human resource management....
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