US temporarily stops youth climate lawsuit days before trial
US temporarily stops youth climate lawsuit days before trial

The U.S. government is trying once again to block a major climate change lawsuit days before young activists are set to argue at trial that the government has violated their constitutional rights by failing to take action climate change.

4 hrs 51 mins ago
Police hire raises criticism in New Mexico's largest city
Police hire raises criticism in New Mexico's largest city

The Albuquerque mayor's hiring of a New Jersey law enforcement veteran accused of excessive force in a more than decade-old lawsuit was met Friday with strong criticism among multiple police reform advocates in New Mexico's largest city.

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Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in West
Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in West

President Donald Trump has ordered the government to streamline regulations that he says are hindering work on major water projects in the Western United States.

4 hrs 22 mins ago
Mega Millions jackpot hits $1B, thanks to worsening odds
Mega Millions jackpot hits $1B, thanks to worsening odds

If it seems lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger.

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USC agrees to pay $215M to settle doctor sex abuse claims
USC agrees to pay $215M to settle doctor sex abuse claims

The University of Southern California has announced an agreement in principle for a $215 million class-action settlement of claims involving alleged sexual harassment and abuse by a gynecologist who treated students for years.

8 hrs 22 mins ago
Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael
Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael

Medical services in the Florida Panhandle are still on life support more than a week after Hurricane Michael.

8 hrs 7 mins ago
Man who killed 3 in Colorado Walmart gets life in prison
Man who killed 3 in Colorado Walmart gets life in prison

A man who pleaded guilty to shooting and killing three people in a suburban Denver Walmart last November is returning to court for sentencing.

9 hrs 9 mins ago
Mayor came home to try to improve poor California town
Mayor came home to try to improve poor California town

In one of California's poorest towns, a reluctant and unlikely leader is trying to improve the quality of life.

19 hrs 52 mins ago
Alaska's independent governor drops re-election bid
Alaska's independent governor drops re-election bid

Independent Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has suspended his re-election bid with less than three weeks before the general election.

2 hrs 59 mins ago
Iowa basketball coach admits to sexually exploiting 400 boys
Iowa basketball coach admits to sexually exploiting 400 boys

A prominent youth basketball coach in Iowa has admitted to possessing nude photos and videos of 400 boys, including former players and their friends.

9 hrs 39 mins ago
PAC won't end ad saying black men will face rape accusations
PAC won't end ad saying black men will face rape accusations

A political action committee says it's not pulling a widely condemned radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections in Arkansas next month.

10 hrs 32 mins ago
GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections
GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

Republican candidates who are still calling for repeal of the Obama-era health care law find themselves on the defensive about how they will preserve protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions.

October 17th, 10:38 AM
Mysterious paralyzing illness found among kids in 22 states
Mysterious paralyzing illness found among kids in 22 states

Health officials are reporting a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children.

October 16th, 1:06 PM
Bering Sea village will be first counted in 2020 US Census
Bering Sea village will be first counted in 2020 US Census

The first people to be counted in the 2020 U.S. Census live in a Yupik village on the Bering Sea in southwest Alaska.

1 hr 19 mins ago
California rolling forward with pot delivery regulations
California rolling forward with pot delivery regulations

California is moving a step closer to allowing marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned retail sales.

4 hrs 32 mins ago
Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pennsylvania church probe
Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pennsylvania church probe

A federal prosecutor in Pennsylvania is taking aim at the Roman Catholic church by opening a grand jury investigation centered on child exploitation.

21 hrs 32 mins ago
Breaching dams to save Northwest orcas is contentious issue
Breaching dams to save Northwest orcas is contentious issue

Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the plight of critically endangered Northwest orcas has captured global attention.

October 18th, 5:18 PM
Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US
Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

The National Weather Service is predicting a warmer than normal winter for about three-quarters of the nation.

October 18th, 11:21 AM
Big numbers of Central Americans arriving at Arizona border
Big numbers of Central Americans arriving at Arizona border

Authorities say large groups of Central American migrants continue to surrender to Border Patrol agents in Arizona, with the arrival of one recent group numbering 108 captured in dramatic video images.

2 hrs 56 mins ago
The Latest: Man gets life for Walmart shooting that killed 3
The Latest: Man gets life for Walmart shooting that killed 3

A man who shot and killed three people in a suburban Denver Walmart has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

4 hrs 2 mins ago