Michelle Obama Dishes on Dubya Passing Her Things…

Another "cough drop moment" between Michelle Obama and George W. Bush? Per People and Today , the former first lady made a stop in San Jose, Calif., on Friday for her book tour, and she addressed an apparent repeat of what took place at John McCain's memorial service in September, when...

Michigan man, 90, brings Christmas to wife in…

A 90-year-old Michigan man dressed up as Santa and brought Christmas to a local nursing home so his wife could celebrate the holidays

Regulators Say PG&E Falsified Data For Years…

Regulators say California's Pacific Gas & Electric Company, possibly the source of this year's wildfire, falsified safety records for years.

Family: Alabama tries to shield officer who killed black man

Relatives of a black man shot to death by an Alabama police officer are complaining about the state's decision to take over the investigation from Birmingham's first black district attorney

Court Cites Dr. Seuss in Ruling Against Pipeline

A federal appeals court in Virginia thinks the US Forest Service forgot a fundamental part of its mission, and it summoned Dr. Seuss to remind them. “We trust the United States Forest Service to ‘speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues,'" the fourth US circuit court...

Merriam-Webster Picks Its Word of the Year

The word of the year, at least in the eyes of Merriam-Webster? "Justice." The dictionary's editor at large tells the AP that M-W isn't "editorializing"—the pick is made largely on a spike in people looking it up throughout the year on the dictionary's website. Lookups rose 74% over last...

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Federal Judge Rules That Affordable Care Act Is…

The ruling comes on the eve of the deadline for registering for 2019 Obamacare coverage.

UN approves compact to support world's refugees, US objects

Despite opposition from the United States and Hungary, the U.N. General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a non-binding compact that provides more robust support for countries where most of the world's more than 25 million refugees live

Report Exposes Vast Scale of Russia's Pro-Trump…

Russian agents reached a staggering number of Americans through social media during the 2016 election campaign, and sites like Facebook missed some obvious signs of what was happening, according to a report prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee. The report, seen by the Washington Post, found that Russians at the...

Wildfire Cleanup Workers Fired for 'Reprehensible…

Three wildfire cleanup workers in California have been fired for clowning around in the ruins of people's homes and posting what the town of Paradise calls "reprehensible" photos on social media. One photo shows the burned remains of a pet cat with a bottle near its mouth and the caption:...

The First Transgender Contestant Competes In Miss…

Miss Spain Angela Ponce says she wants to be a role model for transgender children as she competes in this year's beauty pageant.

Ex-bank president gets 6 years prison for fraud, conspiracy

The former president of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program has been sentenced to xxx years in prison for fraud and conspiracy

Child's death highlights communication barriers…

Death of Mayan girl in US custody highlights communication challenges on border, raises questions about use of English forms

Saudis Slam 'Blatant Interference' From Senate

Saudi Arabia is not happy about historic votes in the US Senate to end American support for its war in Yemen and to denounce Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a statement, the Saudi foreign ministry slammed the Senate for "blatant interference...

China Buys US Soybeans For First Time Since Trade…

​Shipments are expected to occur sometime during the 2018/2019 marketing year.

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Not into bingo, 84-year-old Texas woman gets…

An 84-year-old Texas woman who raised five kids and retired from her secretarial job at age 77 will accomplish a long-held goal this week when she graduates from the University of Texas with a bachelor's degree

$25K Reward for Missing Mom; Cops Search Fiance's…

A Colorado woman is still missing after an intensive search of her fiance's property that involved 75 officers from different law enforcement agencies, authorities say. Kelsey Berreth, a 29-year-old flight instructor from Woodland Park, has not been seen since Thanksgiving and authorities have described her disappearance as suspicious, NBC News...

Mom in toddler tussle video says she went into…

A New York mother who had her toddler yanked from her arms by police in a widely seen video says she went into "defense mode."

7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Died While In Border…

At least one investigation is already underway after a Guatemalan girl died while she was detained by the Department of Homeland Security.

Outrage Grows Over Baylor Rape Plea Deal

A week after a judge accepted a controversial plea deal for a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of rape, outrage is growing. USA Today reports on two petitions gaining momentum, one calling for the plea deal to be thrown out (more than 124,000 have signed as of this...

After fraud probe, new primary may replace GOP…

Legislation quickly passed by North Carolina's lawmakers would require new primaries in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations, potentially replacing the Republican nominee at the center of the disputed race

Pastor's Lavish Buy Has Jaws Dropping

"You light my fire, let this Lamborghini light your fire, baby." So said Pastor John Gray when he gave his wife a Lamborghini Urus last Sunday—a gesture that sparked some criticism of his spending habits, the Houston Chronicle reports. But Gray, an associate pastor at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church...

Local Ingredients Are Key To Chef José And…

We sit down with chef José Andrés to talk about what food means to people's recovery.

Jesuit province releases names of accused abusers

The Roman Catholic Jesuit province serving much of the eastern United States is releasing the names of Jesuits who face "credible or established" accusations of sexual abuse of minors dating to 1950

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Reward offered in search for missing Colorado…

Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of a Colorado woman who reportedly was last seen on Thanksgiving Day

Teen Worker Grabs Intercom, Lets Walmart Have It…

For anyone who has ever fantasized about quitting a hated job with an obscenity-filled rant, ripping management a new one, and burning any remaining bridge with all the subtlety of Negasonic Teenage Warhead , we present to you Jackson Racicot, 17, of Alberta, Canada. As the Edmonton Journal reports, Jackson had...

Man who killed 3-year-old Kansas boy given lengthy sentence

A 41-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to 109 years and six months in prison for abusing and killing his girlfriend's 3-year-old son, whose body was found encased in concrete in the garage of a Wichita rental home

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Regulators Say PG&E Falsified Data For Years…

Regulators say California's Pacific Gas & Electric Company, possibly the source of this year's wildfire, falsified safety records for years.

Federal Judge Rules That Affordable Care Act Is…

The ruling comes on the eve of the deadline for registering for 2019 Obamacare coverage.

The First Transgender Contestant Competes In Miss…

Miss Spain Angela Ponce says she wants to be a role model for transgender children as she competes in this year's beauty pageant.

China Buys US Soybeans For First Time Since Trade…

​Shipments are expected to occur sometime during the 2018/2019 marketing year.

7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Died While In Border…

At least one investigation is already underway after a Guatemalan girl died while she was detained by the Department of Homeland Security.

Local Ingredients Are Key To Chef José And…

We sit down with chef José Andrés to talk about what food means to people's recovery.

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