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Taking on the system: 'Dreamers' are getting law…

'Dreamer' law students discover that after years of schooling, first legal battle may involve ability to practice

A Week After Starting 'Dream Job,' a Bear Attack

On May 11, Amber Kornak posted her new job on Facebook—a "dream job" with the US Fish and Wildlife Service that involved working with grizzly bears, People notes. But less than a week later, the 28-year-old was mauled by a bear in Montana, though her quick thinking helped her...

Harvey Weinstein Is Reportedly The Subject Of A…

Investigators are reportedly looking into whether the film producer lured women across state lines for unlawful sex.

2 youths get 100-plus years in Indiana killing, shootings

Two Indianapolis youths convicted of killing a man and wounding four others during a late-night series of shootings and robberies have each been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison

George Zimmerman tells court he's $2.5 million in…

The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed a black teen in Florida in 2012 says he's $2.5 million in debt and has no income

Jury Awards Record $1B to Georgia Rape Victim

"A jury, from now on, will know there is no ceiling on the damages that rape causes to a woman," attorney L. Chris Stewart said Wednesday after a jury awarded his client $1 billion in a civil case. Hope Cheston, now 20, was 14 years old when she was raped...

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NBA's Sterling Brown Comments On Milwaukee Police…

The Milwaukee Police Department released footage Wednesday of officers tasing and arresting Brown back in Janary.

Casino cleaner charged with trying to poison co-workers

A member of the cleaning crew at a Massachusetts casino has been charged with trying to poison two co-workers by pouring cleaning fluid into their soft drinks

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: North Korea demolishes what it says is nuclear test site; Lawmakers to meet with intel officials on Russia probe; AP: Security troops on US nuclear missile base in Wyoming took LSD

Florida City Mystified by 'Zombie Activity' Alert

A zombie-free Florida city is trying to figure out who issued a zombie alert to thousands of people during a power outage early Sunday. "There are now far less than seven thousand three hundred and eighty customers involved due to extreme zombie activity,” the alert sent to cell phones warned...

Starbucks Gives A Video Preview Of Its Upcoming…

Starbucks will close 8,000 stores for part of May 29 to conduct the training.

Arkansas woman charged in fatal beating of her grandmother

A northwest Arkansas woman has been arrested on a capital murder warrant in the hammer beating death of her 81-year-old grandmother

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

Two casino companies facing the threat of a strike from housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees saw their shares slide

Mexican Mafia run jail crime like an 'illegal…

The Los Angeles jails are run by the county sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld behind bars

US Withdraws China's Invite To RIMPAC Military…

The Pentagon says it's because China has been building up disputed islands in the South China Sea to use as military bases.

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Coast Guard ends search for North Carolina cruise passenger

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 50-year-old North Carolina man who reportedly went overboard from the Carnival paradise cruise ship.

Chaos of Las Vegas shooting promoted fears of…

Gunshots came so rapidly during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history that one Las Vegas police officer feared he was facing a fully stocked assault team with tactical gear

Discovery of World War II soldier's plane brings…

When Tom Kelly's relatives got word that his World War II B-24 bomber had finally been found, a wave of exhilaration and grief washed over them

Jared Kushner Regains Top Security Clearance

Kushner's FBI background check took more than a year.

Man pleads guilty for role in letting 7 kids live in squalor

An Iowa man accused of letting seven children live in a squalid home amid garbage, rotten food and feces has pleaded guilty to child endangerment charges

Texas shooting survivors seek purpose in shadow…

Texas school shooting survivors search for purpose in shadow of Parkland attack

Condemned Ohio man blames killing on 'homosexual…

Attorneys for a condemned killer are asking that their client be spared, saying he experienced a "homosexual panic" of self-revulsion before killing a man he picked up at an Ohio bar

More Sandy Hook Victims' Families Are Suing Alex…

Jones was sued last month by the families of two other children who died in the shooting.

Texas trooper finds mass of smuggled immigrants in truck

A South Texas sheriff says the discovery of 86 immigrants in the back of a tractor-trailer is one of the largest cases of human trafficking he's encountered in three decades

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Civil rights activist to address Harvard graduates

Civil rights activist U.S. Rep. John Lewis is set to address Harvard University graduates

Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man…

Georgia grand jury says fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man by police was justified because he pointed BB pistol at officers

How One Of The Country’s Largest Jails Got R…

Despite the controversy surrounding the practice, more than 67,000 prisoners across the country still spend 23 hours of their day locked away.