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The Latest: Storms damage houses, down trees in…

A severe storm has damaged buildings and downed trees in a northern Alabama county

Fear mounts in Austin as serial bomber uses…

Fear is mounting across Austin, Texas, after the fourth bombing this month - a blast triggered this time by a nearly invisible tripwire

Van Jones rips Trump's death penalty proposal

CNN's Van Jones says he was encouraged by some of President Trump's proposals to fight the opioid epidemic but called the President's idea of the death penalty for some drug dealers "divisive" and "stupid."

Trump Wants The Terminally Ill To Have Access To…

While addressing the opioid epidemic, President Trump showed support for "Right to Try" legislation.

Testimony ends in Kansas voting law trial; no opinion yet

An attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union says a Kansas voter registration law enacted in 2013 has stopped thousands of eligible citizens from voting and will damage the election process if it is allowed to stand

Charles Manson cremated following brief, private…

Charles Manson was cremated and his ashes scattered following a brief, private funeral four months after the death of the man who gained worldwide infamy for the 1969 Los Angeles killings he hoped would spark a race war

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Battered East braces for wintry wallop on 1st day…

The fourth nor'easter in three weeks is set to smack the East Coast on the first day of spring

Trump hints at death penalty for drug dealers

President Donald Trump says it's time for tougher penalties for drug dealers, including the possibility of the death penalty.

Mississippi Enacts US' Most Restrictive Abortion…

The state's governor has said he wants to make Mississippi the "safest place in America for an unborn child."

Authorities: Brother of shooting suspect arrested at school

Authorities say the brother of the teen charged with killing 17 people at a Florida school has been arrested for trespassing at the same school

NTSB urges ban on copter flights with unsafe…

New York City's deadly helicopter crash has prompted the National Transportation Safety Board to call on federal regulators to prohibit commercial flights that use passenger harness systems that do not allow for easy release

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Among 10 Things to Know: Police assemble patchwork of clues in hunt for Austin bomber; pedestrian killed by self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona; Mississippi imposes 15-week abortion ban.

Tapper: Mueller probe is not a witch hunt

CNN's Jake Tapper pushes back on President Trump's claim that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is a "total witch hunt."

US Supreme Court Dismisses Attempt To Block New…

Another federal court blocked a similar request earlier on Monday.

Florida to replace Confederate statue in US Capitol

Florida will remove a statue of a Confederate general at the U.S. Capitol and replace it with one of an African-American woman

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Maryland House approves stronger sexual…

Maryland House votes to strengthen legislature's sexual harassment policies; measure now heads to state Senate

FBI comes up empty at site of legendary Civil War…

The FBI has come up empty at the rural Pennsylvania site where Civil War gold is rumored to be buried

NBA star stands with massacre victims

NBA star Dwyane Wade explains why he is speaking out against gun violence and throwing his support behind the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Police Say A 'Serial Bomber' Might've Set Off…

Authorities say an explosion Sunday in an Austin, Texas, neighborhood had similarities to three previous blasts in the metro earlier this month.

Ex-employee sues celebrity chef, claiming sexual harassment

A woman who was formerly employed as a manager by celebrity chef Mike Isabella is suing him and his business partners, alleging sexual harassment

Victims' families urge California to end gun…

Families of mass shooting victims have urged the nation's largest public pension fund to stop investing in companies that sell assault weapons

Tennessee church shooting suspect indicted on 43…

Man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding six people at a Tennessee church in September faces 43 counts including first-degree murder, attempted murder and felony civil rights intimidation charges

The Tiny Mossy Frog Clings for Survival

This little guy is a mossy frog. With their blotchy green and brown skin, they can easily hide in plain sight by blending in with their mossy environments. Sadly, due to deforestation, their numbers in the wild continue to dwindle.

FIU Bridge Collapse Survivor Sues For Reckless…

Marquise Rashaad Hepburn was injured when the 950-ton pedestrian bridge collapsed Thursday.

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The Latest: Testimony ends in trial over Kansas voter law

After seven often contentious days, testimony has ended in a federal bench trial challenging a Kansas voter registration law

Kids Held Captive, Tortured by Parents Are Now…

The six youngest Turpin children, part of the group of 13 allegedly held captive and, in the case of all but the youngest, tortured for years by their parents, are out of the hospital and in foster homes. Their seven older siblings are living together in a rural home with...

The Latest: Bermuda police say body found near…

Police officials in Bermuda say the body of U.S. student Mark Dombroski was found at the base of a colonial era fort in the British Island territory