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Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in my kidnapping will…

Elizabeth Smart says she's been assured that the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be watched when she's released from prison

Cape Cod shark attacks show need for better cell…

Two shark attacks on Cape Cod this summer are underscoring the need for better cellphone service at some of the region's beaches

How Rising Seas Made Florence's Flooding Worse

Experts can measure just how much higher Florence's floodwaters got thanks to sea level rise.

Lawsuit filed against gas company after…

Lawyers have filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of people who were forced out of their homes for days when dozens of natural gas explosions and fires ripped through three Massachusetts communities

Chicago cops reluctantly testify against 1 of…

One after another, Chicago police officers who were there the night a white officer fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald are being called to testify

Suspect in California deputy's killing has past…

A 38-year-old man on probation for a gun crime is accused of killing a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and injuring another

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Space Force Estimated To Cost $13 Billion Over 5…

The Trump administration is moving to make the Space Force a reality by 2020.

Police release video of fatal shooting in California

Body camera footage of a fatal police shooting in California shows an officer firing her weapon into a car after police tried to rouse the occupant by using a loudspeaker and firing a round from a beanbag gun.

Floodwaters of Florence put North Carolina dams…

Deadly floodwaters that sent North Carolina rivers to record or near-record heights have many jittery about whether dams across the state will hold under the strain

Reality show doc, woman charged with California drug rapes

A California doctor who appeared in a reality TV dating show and a woman co-defendant have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and authorities suspect there may be more victims

Social Media Can Help And Hurt In Florence's…

Some rescue groups have been scanning social to find and locate victims who've posted about needing rescue.

SC prosecutor facing federal charges related to public funds

The chief prosecutor for South Carolina's capital city has been indicted on multiple charges related to misspending of public funds

Lawyer: Evidence could exonerate man in…

A lawyer for a Vermont man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather and his mother to collect inheritance money says there's evidence that could exonerate him in his grandfather's death

Facebook tool helps charities find evacuees who…

Charities are using Facebook mapping tool to help evacuees in disasters such as Hurricane Florence

The Lab: Here's Why We Respond To Mean People…

Newsy and Inverse pair up to bring you the latest from the lab. In this segment, editor Yasmin Tayag explains how fear can translate to performance.

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Lawyer: Move trial from courthouse with Confederate monument

A legal argument has been revived in Louisiana over whether a black defendant can get a fair trial in a courthouse where a Confederate monument is displayed

McDonald's workers across US protest against sex…

McDonald's workers are staging protests in several cities in what organizers called the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace

Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off…

Arrest highlights Border Patrol's challenge of keeping rogue agents off its force

Julie Chen Leaves 'The Talk' After Husband Steps…

She'll reportedly remain the host of the CBS reality show "Big Brother."

Campaigns crank up to press lawmakers on abuse lawsuits bill

Pennsylvania's attorney general and several lawmakers are trying to apply public pressure ahead of a debate in the Legislature over giving victims of decades-old child sexual abuse another chance to file civil lawsuits

Lawsuit alleges Wynn cheated to win casino license

A federal lawsuit accuses casino mogul Steve Wynn and the company he founded of lying and covering up misconduct to unfairly win a license for a casino near Boston

Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur…

Los Angeles, one of the world's major fashion centers and long a symbol of glitz and glamour, is taking steps to ban the sale of fur products, a move that would make it the largest city in the U.S. to do so

Apple Watch And AirPods Dodge New Tariffs

President Trump announced a 10 percent tariff on some $200 billion of Chinese imports on Monday.

Colorado prosecutors ask judge to block autopsies' release

Colorado prosecutors want a judge to block release of autopsy reports of a woman and two young girls found dead at an oil work site, arguing that cause of death will be critical evidence during the trial of the man charged with killing his family

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1.7 million chickens drown as NC rivers swollen…

About 1.7 million chickens have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped at least 60 farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to a major poultry producer

Virginia man killed in flash flood from Florence…

A flash flood caused by the remnants of Hurricane Florence has killed a man in Virginia

US Air Force Says It Wants To Increase Personnel…

The increase would bring Air Force squadron numbers up to levels the U.S. hasn't seen since the Cold War.