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07/25/2017 04:48 PM
Fiancée of Driver in Deadly Smuggling Case: 'He Was Scared'
The truck driver accused in a gruesome human smuggling case had no idea the back of his 18-wheeler was packed with people, his fiancée says.

07/25/2017 05:14 PM
Notorious Pedophile Priest Shanley to Leave Prison This Week
Shanley, one of the most notorious figures in the clergy sex abuse scandal, was sentenced in 2005 to 12 to 15 years in prison for raping a boy repeatedly at St. Jean's Parish in Newton in the 1980s.

07/25/2017 08:59 AM
Girl Scouts Offer New Badges for STEM
Girl Scouts from tiny Daisies to teen Ambassadors may earn 23 new badges focused on science, technology, engineering and math.

07/26/2017 10:23 AM
Transgender Activist Says 'Bathroom Bills' Led to Her Attack
Police say a Texas transgender activist beaten in a carjacking was targeted because of her gender identity

07/26/2017 10:17 AM
Trump Bans Transgender People Serving in the Military
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday a ban on transgender people serving in the military.

07/26/2017 08:51 AM
Applying to College May Look Very Different in 20 Years
From a school's perspective, automation will take on a lot of the human-led work. For students, everything will change.

07/25/2017 10:51 PM
ISIS Sympathizer Wanted to Kill Thousands, U.S. Says
Prosecutors said Amer Sinan Alhaggagi planned to kill 10,000 people by blowing up gay nightclubs, bombing UC Berkeley's campus and selling poison-laced drugs.

07/25/2017 09:49 PM
10 Family Members Killed in Flash Flood Remembered
A funeral was held for 10 members of a family who were killed when a flash flood struck an outing at an Arizona swimming spot on July 15.

07/25/2017 09:26 PM
Ohio Child Killer Moved to Death House for Execution
Ohio is set to give Ronald Phillips a lethal injection Wednesday night in its first execution in more than three years.

07/25/2017 08:49 PM
Attorney General Sessions Raises Stakes for Sanctuary Cities
Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the nation's cities Tuesday that they will lose millions in grant money if they don't help federal agents deport suspected undocumented immigrants held in local jails.

07/25/2017 06:42 PM
Another American Volunteer Killed Fighting ISIS
The YPG announced Tuesday that David Taylor, 25, a U.S. Marine veteran from Florida, was "martyred" on July 16 while fighting ISIS in the Syrian city of Raqqa.

07/25/2017 04:58 PM
EPA Chief Taps Taxpayer Dollars for Weekend Flights Home
Records show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency spent weekends in his home state during his first three months in office, frequently flying to and from Oklahoma at taxpayer's expense.

07/25/2017 03:57 PM
Cowboys WR Cut From Team Wrongly ID'd in Shoplift Case
Lucky Whitehead was wrongly implicated in a shoplifting case in Virginia last month, Prince William County police confirmed Tuesday.

07/25/2017 02:36 PM
Brain Disease Found in 110 Out of 111 Former NFL Players
A large study of former football players published Tuesday found evidence of brain disease in nearly all of them, from athletes in the NFL to high school.

07/25/2017 01:35 PM
U.S. Navy Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Military Vessel
The USS Thunderbolt, a Cyclone-class patrol ship, fired warning shots at an Iranian military vessel that approached at high speed Tuesday.

07/25/2017 01:02 PM
Why One Company Plans to Install Microchips in Employees
Executives with Three Square Market, which provides technology for mini-markets and kiosks, insist they aren't trying to become Big Brother.

07/25/2017 12:57 PM
Did Trump Declassify a Secret CIA Program With a Tweet?
On Monday night President Trump tweeted about his decision to end a program to arm anti-Assad rebels in Syria.

07/25/2017 12:08 PM
Signs Mock Minneapolis Police After Latest Fatal Shooting
The signs, reading "Warning: Twin Cities Police Easily Startled," began appearing after a deadly police shooting that led to the chief's resignation.

07/25/2017 11:01 AM
Teen Survivor of Livestreamed Crash Doesn't Blame Driver
Obdulia Sanchez, 18, has been arrested in connection with a fatal car crash that was livestreamed on Instagram.

07/25/2017 10:40 AM
Gov. Christie OKs Law to Give Schools Transgender Policy Guidance
Chris Christie signed legislation Friday requiring the state to give guidance to public schools about policies for transgender students.

07/25/2017 10:06 AM
U.S. Resumes Fast Processing for Some H-1B Visa Applications
The U.S. government said it would resume fast processing of H-1B visas requested by institutions of higher education and nonprofit and governmental research organizations.

07/25/2017 08:50 AM
Does the SAT Matter If Nearly 1,000 Colleges Are Test-Optional?
The SAT was meant to level the academic playing field, but that was before admissions officers had detailed information to compare students.

07/25/2017 07:08 AM
Last Killer Whale Born in Captivity at a SeaWorld Park Dies
Veterinarians were treating 3-month-old Kyara for an infection last weekend, but her health continued to decline, the Orlando-based company said.

07/25/2017 04:42 AM
Texas Tragedy Puts Spotlight on Smuggling-by-Truck Cases
The discovery in San Antonio, Texas, is one of the grimmest cases involving suspected migrants in recent years. But officials say it's hardly the only instance.

07/25/2017 04:33 AM
Ferry To Be Sunk, Turned Into Artificial Reef for Sea Life
A 320-foot-long vessel that used to shuttle passengers between Delaware and New Jersey will be sunk in the ocean to become part of an artificial reef.



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