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RV driver led police on a wild high-speed chase

1 hour 41 min ago
A suspect who led California Highway Patrol officers on a wild high-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley Tuesday evening has been arrested.

First US state legalizes composting of human bodies

3 hours 22 min ago
Washington has become the first state in the nation to pass a law allowing composting as an alternative to burial or cremation of human remains.

Trump lawyers to fight House subpoenas for bank records in hearing

5 hours 59 min ago
A federal judge in New York on Wednesday will field another clash over House Democrats' pursuit of President Donald Trump's financial records.

Cory Booker vows to take executive action to protect abortion rights if elected president

7 hours 8 min ago
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday will outline executive actions he would take if elected to protect abortion rights, including creating a White House Office of Reproductive Freedom to oversee his administration's efforts.

Maine House votes to allow more medical professionals to perform abortions

7 hours 24 min ago
Maine's House of Representatives has passed a bill that would expand the number of medical professionals allowed to perform abortions in the state.

5 things to know before the bell

7 hours 50 min ago
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Yiddish translation of New York's measles message riddled with errors

9 hours 23 min ago
Late last year, officials at the New York State Department of Health knew they had to act fast to stem the tide of a growing measles outbreak in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities.

Operating rooms test positive for mold in Washington

9 hours 27 min ago
Several operating rooms have been shut down in a Washington children's hospital because of mold.

A flamingo in an Illinois zoo had to be put down after a child threw a rock at it

9 hours 46 min ago
A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal's exhibit.

Two transgender women have been killed and a third stabbed in the past seven months in Dallas

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 17:45
Dallas police are investigating whether the killing of two transgender woman and the assault of third over the past seven months are related, authorities said Tuesday.

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:27
Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging that the White House is blowing normal threat levels out of proportion and Republicans insisting that deterrence, not war, is the goal.

Key Democrats up the pressure on Pelosi for impeachment but she stands by go-slow approach

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:33
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own leadership ranks to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeachment even as Pelosi made clear that she is pursuing a deliberate approach.

A fourth grade teacher was arrested for bringing a loaded gun and knives to school

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:26
A fourth-grade teacher in Seminole, Florida, was arrested on Monday for bringing a loaded gun and two knives to Starkey Elementary School.

Judge rules that parents of deceased West Point cadet can use his sperm for surrogate birth

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:22
West Point cadet Peter Zhu died at age 21 in February in a tragic skiing accident. His parents now can attempt to continue his legacy and their family lineage after a New York judge said they can use his frozen sperm to produce a child.

Jerry Nadler is the other House Democrat feeling the heat on impeachment

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:48
Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on investigations and ignore the growing chorus for what would become a bitterly divisive process.

Teen is about to graduate from high school — and Harvard

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:31
Braxton Moral walked across the stage Sunday at his high school in Ulysses, Kansas, as a newly-minted graduate.

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:20
Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America.

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