Governor orders more DNA testing in 1983 California killings

The governor of California has ordered DNA testing on evidence that a death-row inmate says would prove his innocence in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention

Round 2 of teacher strikes looks beyond pay and…

Oakland, California, teachers hit the picket lines just as teachers in West Virginia went back to class in a kind of tag-team display of the national teacher unrest that in many places has moved beyond pay to politics

Always Listening: Privacy In The Era Of Alexa And…

When you look at the history of privacy, smart devices don't seem as out of place.

Border agents install razor wire at El Paso…

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it's installing coils of razor wire at ports of entry in El Paso, Texas, across from Juarez, Mexico, where large groups of migrants wait to seek asylum

California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture…

A Southern California district attorney will address the case of a couple charged with the torture and abuse of most of their 13 children

Roads flooded, schools closed in north Alabama…

Some roads are covered with water in the Tennessee Valley and schools are closed after days of heavy rain

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IRS Analyst Charged With Leaking Michael Cohen's…

Federal prosecutors have charged an IRS analyst with leaking confidential reports about Michael Cohen's bank records.

Florida bank massacre suspect enters not guilty plea

A man arrested in the fatal shootings of five women at a Florida bank last month has entered a plea of not guilty

NY Gov. Cuomo deems losing 2nd Amazon HQ…

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Amazon's backing out of a deal to put one of its second headquarters in New York City is the "greatest tragedy" he has seen since he has been in government

The Latest: Part of I-10 closed because of snow

Car crashes and heavy snow have closed part of Interstate 10 in southeastern Arizona, an important corridor for commerce

Oregon On Track To Impose State-Wide Rent Control…

​The state is currently on course to become the first to impose mandatory rent controls.

Judge orders feds to list private groups…

A federal magistrate has told the government it must disclose to him and to plaintiffs' attorneys a list of private organizations that receive access to the government's list of known or suspected terrorists

Records: 75 percent of revoked Illinois gun…

The Illinois State Police says more than 75 percent of people who received gun license revocations in the state last year ignored the notices

Remains of Massachusetts pilot who crashed during…

The remains of an airman whose plane crashed during a bombing run in World War II have been identified

Oakland Teachers Strike For Pay Raise, Better…

The Oakland Unified School District serves 36,000 students at 86 schools.

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Texas man charged after young children found in squalid home

A 31-year-old man has been charged with child endangerment after police found his four young children alone in his squalid Dallas apartment

Mayflower II restoration on schedule for Pilgrim…

Officials say the Mayflower II should be ready to hit the water by September

A Famous CEO Villain Is Out of Prison

He spent a dozen years behind bars for his role in the Enron scandal. Now, the energy company's former CEO is once again a free man, per Reuters . The Bureau of Prisons says that Jeffrey Skilling—who'd been convicted in 2006 on charges of securities fraud, insider trading, and conspiracy,...

Actor Jussie Smollett Posts Bond After Judge Sets…

Police say the "Empire" actor staged the alleged attack against him because he was unhappy with his salary.

The Latest: Firefighters line entrance to victims' funeral

Firefighters have lined the entrance to an upstate New York church for the funeral of four children and their father in a house fire

Coast Guard 'Threat' Program Flagged Weird…

The charges filed against a Maryland Coast Guard officer "are the proverbial tip of the iceberg," per federal prosecutors—who were on Thursday given 14 days to come up with the rest of said iceberg. Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson has been hit with fairly minor illegal drug and firearm possession...

Smollett reactions epitomize polarized state of…

Reactions to police assertion that Jussie Smollett staged the attack on himself reflect the polarized state of political discourse in US

More Than 1 Million Californians Don't Have Safe…

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to make sure all Californians have access to clean drinking water — an issue many probably didn't know existed.

The Latest: California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture

A Southern California district attorney will address the case of a couple charged with the torture and abuse of most of their 13 children

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Judge grants citizenship to twin son of gay couple

A federal judge in California has ruled that a twin son of a gay couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Chicago's vast network of surveillance cameras helped police break Smollett case; Calls for new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church; Rival concerts at both sides of a Colombia-Venezuela border bridge.

Meet the 20-Year-Old Woman On Her Second Pacemaker

More and more children born with a congenital heart defect are growing into adulthood. What's the medical community doing to care for & monitor them?