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The Latest: Subway bomb suspect referenced death…

U.S. prosecutors say a man charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in the New York City subway system mocked President Donald Trump on Facebook and possessed hand-scribbled sentiments referencing death and America.

Sessions to detail efforts to combat notorious street gang

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the new U.S. chief of homeland security will use Baltimore as the backdrop to talk about efforts to combat a violent street gang with law enforcement and immigration actions

Port Authority bomber: Who is Akayed Ullah?

Akayed Ullah allegedly detonated a pipe bomb underneath New York City’s Port Authority. Here’s what we know about the suspected terrorist.

The New Yorker Fires Ryan Lizza For Alleged…

You might remember him as the one who published that profane interview with former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci.

Singer of novelty song welcomes hippopotamus to Oklahoma

Oklahoma City native Gayla Peevey has welcomed another hippopotamus to the city's zoo, more than 60 years after her song about wanting one for Christmas helped the facility purchase its first

NTSB starts final probe of the El Faro's sinking

Federal investigators probing the deaths of 33 mariners aboard the doomed freighter El Faro said Tuesday that the ship's open lifeboats would not have protected the crew had they been able to launch them

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New Yorkers shrug off attack; crowds return to…

New York subway riders are shrugging off the city's latest terrorist attack

Wife accused of shooting, dismembering husband in…

Marcia Eubank admits to shooting her husband twice; Howard Eubank's dismembered body was found in three different containers in the family home.

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies At 65

Lee's office said in a statement he died early Tuesday morning. His cause of death was not immediately released.

Female workers sue McCormick & Schmick's over lewd behavior

Five female kitchen workers in Boston are detailing a sexual harassment lawsuit they're filing against a national restaurant chain

Authorities: 2 dead after school bus fire in…

Investigators: Iowa school bus catches fire, killing student and bus driver; no other people on board

Wildfire spreads at Custer State Park in South…

A spreading wildfire has destroyed an unoccupied building in Custer State Park in the Black Hills of South Dakota

Baby dies after babysitter allegedly threw him…

Oklahoma police say man watching girlfriend's baby allegedly slammed the one-year-old against the wall, furniture until he was unconscious and quiet.

Officials Say ISIS Inspired NYC Bombing Suspect

The man suspected of detonating an explosive in New York City reportedly told authorities he was inspired by ISIS.

Federal judge to be updated on Ferguson civil rights status

A federal judge is scheduled to learn how much progress Ferguson has made in addressing concerns about the mistreatment of black residents by the Missouri city's police and court system

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She Took Firebrand's Papers From Podium, Faces…

When a right-wing firebrand named Lucian Wintrich tried to give a speech titled "It's OK to Be White" last month at the University of Connecticut, things didn't end well . Wintrich, a reporter for Gateway Pundit, got into an altercation with a woman and ended up being charged with breach of...

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies suddenly at 65

Ed Lee, San Francisco's first Asian-American mayor, dies suddenly at 65

Dallas police blame Millennials for officer…

Department says group does not want to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Trump Administration Could Be Letting Up On…

A Pentagon official told the Associated Press transgender people will be allowed to enlist in the military Jan. 1.

Flight diverted in Florida because of coffee maker fumes

A Southwest Airlines plane was diverted to a Florida airport after fumes from a coffee maker were reported in the back of the aircraft

Crews protect hillside homes as California fire…

The fifth largest wildfire in California history expanded, ripping through dry brush atop a coastal ridge while crews struggled to keep flames from roaring down into neighborhoods amid fears of renewed winds

Trump Lawyers Reportedly Want 2nd Special Counsel

There's plenty of speculation in DC about whether President Trump might fire special counsel Robert Mueller. But Mike Allen of Axios reports on another strategy being explored by the president's legal team: Appoint a second special counsel to investigate Mueller's investigation. The story suggests that Trump's attorneys trust Mueller himself...

Group opposes lawmaker's bell-ringing for…

Connecticut State Sen. George Logan speaks out on his volunteer work being challenged by an atheist group.

Suspect Arrested After Attempted Terrorist Attack…

Three people were injured when the suspect detonated an "improvised, low-tech explosive device" at a Manhattan mass transit station.

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Woman with 84 Great Danes guilty of animal cruelty charges

A judge has found a woman guilty of 10 animal cruelty charges after 84 Great Danes were seized from her New Hampshire home

University of Oklahoma regent ignites outrage…

The University of Oklahoma board of regents is scheduled to meet for the first time since one of its members compared gay people to pedophiles

Mayor's Unexpected Death Rattles San Francisco

It was a most unexpected and unwelcome middle-of-the-night email. "It is with profound sadness and terrible grief that we confirm that Mayor Edwin M. Lee passed away on Tuesday, December 12, at 1:11am at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital," read the email sent from the mayor's office at 2:...