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Tribes oppose planned bioterror tests near…

Five Native American tribes that own an Oklahoma site where the U.S. Department of Homeland Security intends to conduct bioterrorism drills next year now oppose the government's plan

More than $600,000 spent on police gear for…

Authorities in North Dakota spent more than $600,000 to equip officers policing protests of the Dakota Access pipeline

Jungle training prepares troops for future threats

American military personnel train in Hawaii. Jonathan Hunt reports.

The US Interior Department Has A Harassment…

Over a third of Interior Department employees said in a survey that they experienced harassment or discrimination at work.

Memphis police say ex-wife has been charged with murder in death of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright

Memphis police say ex-wife has been charged with murder in death of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright

The Latest: California fire now state's…

Officials say the massive wildfire that California has been battling since early December is now the third-largest in the state's history, with 259,000 acres burned so far and the flames only 40 percent contained

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Bangladeshis worry they'll pay price for NYC…

Bangladeshis living in New York worry they will pay a price after an immigrant from Bangladesh detonated a bomb in the subway system

Emanuel rolls out ID for Chicago's 'undocumented'

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveils 'City Keys' ID program designed to welcome the 'undocumented' community and people 'on the sidelines' into the city. #Tucker

A Firefighter Died Battling The Fast-Moving…

The Thomas Fire is now the fourth-largest blaze in California's modern history.

Wife of pastor charged in child sex case arrested

The wife of one of three Ohio pastors accused of child sex trafficking has been indicted on federal charges accusing her of interfering in her husband's investigation

GOP Tax Bill Scraps Alimony Deductions

America's biggest tax law overhaul in more than 30 years contains a provision that some experts say is going to make divorce a more difficult process—especially for lower-income couples. The final version of the Republican tax plan removes the tax deduction for alimony payments, which are support payments generally...

This week in odd news: Fatberg on display and a…

This week in odd news: A C-A-T named D-O-G is star canine trainer; Belly bump: Dad-to-be stages pregnancy photo shoot, shows belly; In a reverse-reality Christmas tale, a red-suited man on a sled pushes a deer to safety on an ice-covered pond in Oregon

President Trump renews attack on Chicago’s crime…

Matt Finn reports from Chicago.

What's The State Of Maternity Leave In America?

Legal protections for pregnant women in the U.S. are a relatively new development.

The one that got away: Not the fish, but the $2.8M prize

For the last two years, the most dramatic moments of the White Marlin Open have been on dry land _ not off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland

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Writer Makes His Case: 'Millennials Are Screwed'

Go ahead, say your worst about millennials. Use the word "entitlement" if you must. Talk about participation trophies, useless college degrees, money management, laziness, etc., and by all means compare them unfavorably to earlier generations. Then read the first-person piece by Michael Hobbes—at 35, the oldest of millennials—at...

For the CDC, These 7 Words Are Off Limits

They're not exactly on par with George Carlin's famous list , but the CDC now has a list of forbidden words all its own. That is, the White House has told the health agency not to use the words in any budget documents being prepared for next year, reports the Washington...

Whatever happened to gun control?

Why major reform legislation stalled in Congress again; Doug McKelway takes a closer look for 'Special Report.'

Dustin Hoffman Hit With More Sexual Assault…

He's been accused of sexual misconduct by at least six women, some of whom were teenagers at the time.

Major media players start commission for sexual…

Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: Protesters in Argentina; firefighters battle wildfire in California; Afghan migrants and refugees arrive at port near Athens.

Alleged serial killer indicted in Texas in fourth…

Nearly two decades after a North Texas college student went missing an alleged serial killer has been indicted in her killing

WWII vet honored by United Daughters of the…

95-year-old Denton Messick presented with the Cross of Military Service.

Accused 'Unite The Right' Driver Charged With…

James Fields also faces several other related charges.

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Rules protecting coal miners' dust exposure up for review

Three years after the Obama administration lowered the allowable limits for miners' exposure to coal dust, the Trump administration has brought the standards up for review

Plan released for dividing money to Vegas…

The plan that will be used to divide donations to victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting includes a provision to assist those who sought medical attention for injuries but weren't hospitalized

N. Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke…

North Korea's friends and enemies join forces in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula