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This candidate is airing his 'dirty laundry'

6 hours 21 min ago
Noah Dyer's campaign website looks like any other political site: A picture of the candidate, a short bio, a page asking for donations.

SCOTUS backs man whose lawyers argued he's black and dangerous

6 hours 34 min ago
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of a death row inmate in Texas whose own lawyers introduced evidence at trial that he was more likely to be dangerous in the future because he is black.

The State Department's silence is deafening

7 hours 8 min ago
In a town full of talkers, the silence is deafening. 

When I was 5, I found a bomb in my synagogue

7 hours 19 min ago
A series of bomb threats have rattled Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) across the country over the past few weeks, sparking evacuations, presidential denouncements, and what some have called "telephone terrorism."

My mother was raped at 88 -- but never defeated

7 hours 22 min ago
I scanned my mother's bed, pulled back the rumpled sheets and uncovered her shivering naked body. I stared at her bruised inner thighs, her sheets wet with urine and blood, her catheter pulled completely out of her. I covered her with a blanket and held her close as she pleaded, "Get me out of here."

Sitcoms that influenced us and our parenting

7 hours 44 min ago
Ask anyone who grew up in the 1970s, '80s and '90s about their favorite sitcoms and they probably won't miss a beat, answering quickly and with tremendous passion about shows that influenced them in countless ways.

Same-sex marriage might decrease teen suicide rates

7 hours 49 min ago
A new study has recorded a hopeful correlation between rates of teen suicide attempts and the prevalence of same-sex marriage.

Trump admin outlines crack down on undocumented immigrants

8 hours 8 min ago
The Department of Homeland Security Tuesday officially laid out the Trump administration's plans for aggressive enforcement of immigration laws, including a potentially massive expansion of the number of people detained and deported.

Teens fall through ice while taking pictures on frozen pond

9 hours 39 min ago
Tourist Lourdes Cuevas and her family were taking in the beauty of one of New York City's iconic spots when they spotted some teens balancing on an icy pond.

Magic Johnson named Lakers president of basketball operations

10 hours 13 min ago
He's talked about it. Now Earvin "Magic" Johnson will get the chance to run the Los Angeles Lakers.

Inside the mind of nursing home rapist

10 hours 20 min ago
CNN's Ana Cabrera investigates why one man was allowed to continue working at a nursing home after sexually assaulting a resident.

Flood evacuations underway in San Jose

16 hours 5 min ago
Mandatory evacuations were underway Tuesday in parts of San Jose, California, due to an apparent breach of a creek, Mayor Sam Liccardo told reporters.

Melania Trump's sister shares behind-the-scenes look

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 05:53
Melania Trump is beginning to forge her own path as America's first lady, assembling a team of aides and advisers. But the name of one longtime confidante, and perhaps her most trusted friend, won't be announced with a news release or statement or a new title: her sister, Ines Knauss.

They didn't like Trump at first. They do now.

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 04:27
In the beginning, they didn't care for Donald Trump.

David Cassidy says he has dementia

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 03:53
David Cassidy, the 66-year-old singer and actor, says he is battling dementia.

'Refugees Welcome' banner unfurled at Statue of Liberty

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 02:51
"Refugees welcome," read a 20-foot red and white banner that hung across the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday.

Police: Parolee who killed officer linked to other shooting

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 02:43
A longtime California police officer was killed Monday when a recently paroled gang member involved in an auto accident opened fire, authorities said.

Bull escapes New York slaughterhouse

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 01:38
A bull that escaped a slaughterhouse before running through the streets of New York on Tuesday morning later died, authorities said.

Missouri man accused of trying to aid ISIS-inspired attack

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:54
A 25-year-old Jefferson City, Missouri, man was charged with attempting to provide material support to people he thought were ISIS-inspired terrorists, according to the US Attorney's Office.