Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi 'Heartbeat…

​According to Judge Carlton Reeves, the law "threatens immediate harm to women's rights."

The Latest: Braggs, Oklahoma completely…

Officials say a small town in eastern Oklahoma is completely surrounded by water and is without power from major flooding on the Arkansas River

Youth Activism Leads Push For Climate Change…

Students are skipping school to demand action on climate change. Newsy caught up with a 16-year-old activist who's leading the fight in Illinois.

Mississippi rep accused of punching wife issues…

A Mississippi lawmaker accused of recently punching his wife has issued a statement, saying the incident has been misrepresented, although he did not say how so

Trump To Bypass Congress To Sell Weapons To Saudi…

​The Trump administration is invoking an obscure provision of the Arms Export Control Act to bypass congressional review.

Mourners gather for Chicago woman whose baby cut…

Hundreds of mourners, some carrying flowers and balloons, have gathered for the funeral of a Chicago woman who authorities say was strangled and her baby cut from her womb

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What Does It Take To Rectify The History Of…

Stanford University is working to right the story of Chinese railroad workers 150 years after the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad.

Ku Klux Klan rally in Ohio; no reported clashes, problems

A small group of Ku Klux Klan members penned in by fencing, surrounded by police and drowned out by protesters, held a rally in Ohio with no reported clashes or problems

Micro-Transit Could Improve Cities — But…

The success of alternative mobility options depends on the public having a good experience.

9-year-old killed, 2nd child hurt in Texas drag racing crash

Dallas police say a 9-year-old girl was killed and another child was seriously injured after the car they were riding in was hit by a vehicle that had been drag racing.

HHS Proposal Would Reverse Transgender Health…

A proposal from the Trump administration aims to roll back guidance that included gender identity in a rule prohibiting discrimination in health care.

Police say body found on Long Island is MS-13…

Police on Long Island say they have recovered the body of a gang victim who was buried in a shallow grave more than two years ago

US Approves Plan To Send 'About 1,500' Troops To…

Earlier reports suggested much higher troop numbers, ranging from 5,000 to 10,000.

At the spelling bee, the most common sound is the…

Ahead of the start of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, spellers are especially nervous about one unremarkable sound

Julian Assange Indicted On Espionage Act Charges

The indictment says Assange conspired with Chelsea Manning to obtain classified documents.

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Hate crime charge dropped against agent shot by trooper

A hate crime charge has been dropped against a federal agent shot last year after police say he pointed a laser-sighted gun in the direction of a uniformed Louisiana State Police trooper

Mario Batali Facing Charges Over Alleged Groping…

The celebrity chef is accused of groping a woman in 2017 in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood.

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport

The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract over opposition to the fast-food chain owners' record on LGBT issues

The Forever Worker: Companies Can't Get Americans…

The average American worker receives 14 paid vacation days a year but only uses 10.

Family of woman mauled by lion pushes for new…

Following a lion attack that resulted in the death of an intern at a conservation center in North Carolina, the intern's family is raising questions about the safety and oversight of such facilities.

John Walker Lindh, The 'American Taliban…

He pleaded guilty in 2002 to providing support for the Taliban and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Mike Pence: West Point grads should expect to see…

Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that the world is a dangerous place and they should expect to see combat

Violent Storms Spawn Tornadoes, Flooding In…

At least three people were killed and multiple others hurt after tornadoes ripped through Missouri Wednesday night.

2 killed in crash of single-engine plane in southern Utah

Authorities say two people aboard a small plane were killed when it crashed in southern Utah

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Harriet Tubman Won't Grace The $20 Bill Anytime…

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers the new Tubman bill likely won't be released until 2028.

Deputy fatally shoots reportedly suicidal man after chase

Officials continue to investigate the shooting of a south Mississippi man shot to death while fleeing from a sheriff's deputy

HHS Says A Migrant Child Died In US Custody Back…

An agency spokesman told news outlets that the 10-year-old girl from El Salvador was in a "medically fragile" state when she entered U.S. care.