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Donald Trump keeps bringing up the death penalty

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:23
President Donald Trump has been talking a lot about the death penalty recently.

Tennessee Supreme Court rules on Cyntoia Brown's life sentence

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:37
A woman who was 16 when she killed a Nashville man who solicited her for sex must serve at least 51 years in prison before she's eligible for release, according to the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Snow to blanket the South this weekend

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:43
A significant winter storm is taking shape Friday over the Southern Plains and Texas and will spread this weekend through the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.

Why the stock market is freaking out

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:39
Extreme fear is once again sending Wall Street into chaos. Investors are debating whether the longest bull market in American history is nearing an end or just taking a breather.

Pearl Harbor sailor comes home for burial -- 77 years after he died

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:24
The Dorr family had been waiting for Carl to come home from the Navy for 77 years. This week, he finally did.

Jurors deliberates over whether Charlottesville death was motivated by fear or malice

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:19
After a week of testimony, jurors must decide whether James Fields panicked or deliberately drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally last year that resulted in the death of Heather Heyer.

Analysis: Elizabeth Warren's heritage revelation was as bad as you thought it was

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:50
When Elizabeth Warren unveiled a 5-minute video aimed at putting to rest questions as to whether she actually was Native American in mid-October, it was, um, not well-received. It turns out that the damage done to Warren's political prospects in 2020 was significant, and has forced her allies to consider more drastic methods to take the issue off the table.

George Papadopoulos released from prison

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:40
Ex-Donald Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos was released from prison Friday morning after serving 12 days for lying to investigators about his contact with individuals tied to Russia during the 2016 campaign.

For Trump, Bush farewell is a first look at what presidential veneration could be

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 07:31
As he listened to military choirs and honor guards venerate George H.W. Bush on Wednesday, President Donald Trump found himself contemplating the vast scale of the job he holds --and wondering how his own legacy might compare.

Celebrities step in after Trump slashes Obamacare ad budgets

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 05:45
The Trump administration isn't doing much to let Americans know it's time to sign up for Obamacare, so celebrities are trying to fill the void.

Irregularities found in second North Carolina county in contested House race

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 20:08
A CNN review of absentee ballot envelopes has found irregularities with witness signatures in a second North Carolina county.

A 13-year-old with autism was restrained for being violent at school. He died at a hospital two days later

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 19:56
A 13-year old boy at a private alternative school in California who was restrained last week during an incident and became unresponsive died two days later at a hospital, officials said Thursday.

Man uses special Bible for swearing in

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 17:04