New lawsuit: Mississippi prison has 'abhorrent…

A new federal lawsuit says Mississippi's Parchman prison is a violent place where inmates live in “abhorrent conditions” and their medical needs are ignored

U.S. Soldier Stationed In South Korea Has The…

U.S. Forces Korea said the 23-year-old soldier has quarantined himself inside his off-base residence.

Walmart Worker Goes Viral as 'Grumpy Gran'

A petition to get a "national icon for the working woman" on Ellen DeGeneres' show has nearly 19,000 signatures so far—and it's all because of the photos Charlene Mull poses for at work. The 64-year-old Walmart employee has become an internet sensation thanks to quirky pics she's appeared...

Apollo 13's journey to the far side of the moon

NASA recently released a video detailing what the Apollo 13 astronauts saw during their journey to the far side of the moon, the region never visible back on the Earth.

Grand Teton: 36 mountain goats killed in…

Officials say sharpshooters killed 36 mountain goats from a helicopter in a contested effort to eradicate the nonnative animals from Grand Teton National Park

SF Declares State of Emergency Over Coronavirus

San Francisco has yet to record a coronavirus case, but that hasn't stopped Mayor London Breed from declaring a state of emergency . It's a move taken with preparedness in mind, she says, one that will allow the city to pull together extra resources and funding, speed up planning, and beef...

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Pelosi urges Democratic unity amid Sanders surge

Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged party unity amid Bernie Sanders’ surge in the presidential race, even as some House Democrats worry about a volatile election that could put a self-described democratic socialist atop the ticket. (Feb. 26)

Colorado set to become 22nd state with no death…

Colorado is close to becoming the 22nd U.S. state to abolish the death penalty

House To Vote On Anti-Lynching Legislation

The Emmett Till Antilynching Act would classify lynching as a federal hate crime.

Report: First Female Green Beret Is Coming

The US Army may soon have its first female Green Beret. The enlisted National Guard soldier is set to graduate from the yearlong qualification course as a Special Forces engineer sergeant in the coming weeks, reports the New York Times , which cites officials as saying her success is essentially guaranteed....

How you can prepare for the coronavirus

The CDC says it's not a case of if but when the virus spreads across the U.S. Health experts say Americans should prepare now.

Rough debate performance by moderators a blow to…

CBS News is dealing with a poorly-timed blow to its reputation following a presidential debate that occasionally went off the rails

Report: New Project Veritas Sting Hits ABC Again

It's not yet clear why an ABC News journalist has been disciplined by his network—but it's apparently the result of yet another Project Veritas "sting." Sources tell the Washington Post that longtime correspondent David Wright has been suspended, reportedly for comments he made while unknowingly being recorded by operatives...

Sanders pushes childcare, cancelling student debt

During the 2016 Democratic presidential race, when Bernie Sanders pushed making college free, it was seen as a radical idea from a fringe candidate. Now, he has returned with the same idea in 2020. Only this time, it's helped propel him to the front of field. (Feb. 26)

Mistaken identity blamed in mail fraud convict's…

Authorities say a California man convicted of mail fraud escaped from a Utah jail by posing as a fellow inmate whose time had come to be released

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Harvey Weinstein Plans To Appeal New York…

A jury convicted Weinstein on two of the five counts against him — criminal sexual act in the first degree and rape in the third degree.

Mom of Missing Toddler Arrested

The conflicting statements offered by the mother of a Tennessee toddler last seen in December but only reported missing a week ago have led to an arrest. Megan Boswell, mother of 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell, was arrested Tuesday and charged with one count of false reports, according to the Sullivan County...

Blast of winter impacts travel

Snow is rolling through the Midwest. Blake Naftel is near Battle Creek, Michigan, reporting live and showcasing snow-covered highways.

Police: `Critical incident' at Molson Coors in…

Milwaukee police are responding to what they are calling a “critical incident” on the Molson Coors campus amid reports of a possible shooting

Grandfather Will Plead Guilty in Toddler's Cruise…

An Indiana grandfather has decided to take a plea deal instead of trying to clear his name after the fatal fall that killed 18-month-old Chloe Weigand last year. Attorney Michael Winkleman tells NBC that Sam Anello has decided to plead guilty to a charge of negligent homicide brought by authorities...

McCarthy: Virus challenge, China's accountability

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy says the challenge for the United States when it comes to coronavirus is "the lack of accountability coming from China." (Feb. 26)

Virginia lawmakers send LGBTQ protections bill to…

Virginia lawmakers have given final passage to a comprehensive anti-discrimination bill intended to protect LGBTQ people

2 Americans' Experience In Quarantine Over The…

Gay and Phil Courter told Newsy about the experience of being under medical quarantine amid the coronavirus outbreak.

US Health Officials: There Could Be 'Severe…

A day after the WHO warned the world to be in a " phase of preparedness " for a possible COVID-19 pandemic, another dire warning on the novel coronavirus: Officials from the CDC and NIH warned Tuesday that spread of the virus in the US appears inevitable. "Ultimately we expect we will...

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That was close! DOT worker nearly run over

During a storm on Feb. 13, a DOT worker in the Capital District in New York was nearly hit by an oncoming car after stopping to help with a flat tire.

China slams US over 'attack' on its candidate to…

A Chinese ambassador has derided a U.S. “attack” against China's candidate to head the specialized U.N. agency that monitors and tracks intellectual property such as patents, trademarks and industrial designs, a lucrative and crucial part of the growing digital age

Report: Lori Vallow's Girl Was Last Seen at…

No clarity, but more potential threads to follow in the case of Lori Vallow, the Idaho mother arrested in Hawaii last week in connection with the disappearance of her two children. The first thread comes via the ex-husband of Vallow's niece, who filed paperwork in an Arizona court last week...