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Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing

A House subcommittee is looking into Boeing and the 737 Max airliner, which remains grounded after accidents that killed 346 people.

  Man fined more than $1,000 for flicking cigarette butt

  33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts

  ATTACK SQUIRREL: North Alabama deputies rescue wild rodent in meth bust

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments in California for wildfire damage

  Trump could have tough time meeting his deportation threat

  Trump: Shanahan out at Pentagon, Esper now acting secretary

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  US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought

  Kittens are being tossed from vehicles onto bridges in North Carolina, sheriff says

Man on a scooter pulls gun during road rage incident in Tennessee, deputies say

Dominican officials arrest 11th suspect in David Ortiz case

Police: Mom intentionally drives into Michigan river; 3 dead

Young black bear fatally shot after it grew too familiar with people who regularly fed it

  Krispy Kreme debuts new doughnut for 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing

The chain is giving one of the new doughnuts free to each customer on Saturday at its stores across the country.

  Son chases knife-wielding man who allegedly stole mom’s wallet, phone

Evelin Montes’ brother walked for blocks following the man until police were able to apprehend him. Police recovered a wallet and phone.

Newtown parents score a win in growing fight against hoaxers

Pozner, who lost his 6-year-old son in the Newtown school shooting, has been pushing back for years against hoaxers who have harassed him, subjected him to death threats and claimed that he was an actor and his son never existed.

High school student charged with distributing laced candy after 8 sickened in Va.

News outlets report the 16-year-old girl at Southampton County High School surrendered to the sheriff's office Sunday.

Giant spider snacks on possum

  ‘Dude, you’re killing me’: Body cam video shows officer as he’s dragged by fast car

  Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users

Maggots found on patient’s neck at troubled Hacienda Healthcare facility

  Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital

Manhattan DA declines to review cases handled by Central Park 5 prosecutor Fairstein

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Police find man driving with human torso in car in Tenn.

Officers discovered the torso after the suspect fled a traffic stop on the highway but crashed his car nearby.

  'So awesome’: Paralyzed Va. teen walks across stage at high school graduation

Ryan Estrada suffered a broken neck and a severe spinal cord injury in a crash in 2017.

  Six Flags worker claims gender discrimination after he was told to go home over pierced ear

Jamieson Minor got the piercing after receiving his first paycheck. His mother is now fighting for her son to return to work.

  Taco Bell’s ‘Steal a Game, Steal a Taco’ giveaway set for Tuesday

Thanks to the fast food chain's 'Steal a Game, Steal a Taco' promotion for the NBA Finals, people can get a free Doritos Locos Taco at participating locations between 2 and 6 p.m. local time.

  Baby bitten by 5-foot-long snake while playing in Mass. kitchen

The snake mostly likely entered the home through the garage then worked its way to the kitchen through the piping, according to animal control.

  Kansas boy very lucky to survive knife impaling his face

The knife was embedded in his skull and extended to just under his brain. The blade's tip, meanwhile, was pushing against his carotid artery, which supplies the brain with blood.

  Mother angry after son with autism named ‘Most Likely to Get Lost in a Crowd’ by teachers

The mother says the school principal apologized and asked for forgiveness, but she wants a meeting with the superintendent and more education for the teachers involved.

  Teen credits Bible, phone tracking app with saving her life after car crash into N.C. ravine

The 17-year-old’s car hydroplaned and flipped into a ravine, but her family was able to find her using a smartphone tracking app.

  Man killed, 5 wounded in party shooting in Philadelphia; motive unknown

Authorities say a 24-year-old man who was shot in the back died at a hospital.

  Police: 4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors rally in Toronto

Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage.

You could get paid $10,000 for 2 weeks of eating ribs and traveling the country

If you like BBQ ribs and road trips, then Reynolds Wrap has quite the tasty job offer for you.

  US-Iran move closer to a flashpoint as tensions spike

The Pentagon on Monday ordered another 1,000 American troops to the Middle East, moving to bolster security in a region reeling from hostile attacks on commercial ships that the U.S. has blamed on Iran.

Combat vets in jury pool for decorated Navy SEAL’s trial

Combat veterans from the Navy and Marines were among possible jurors Monday in the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care in Iraq.

  Couple asks for return of wooden bear statues stolen by porch pirates

A Colorado couple wants their wooden bear statues back after two men brazenly swiped them from their front porch.

Lawyers: Files sent by Alex Jones contained child porn

Lawyers for the families of children and adults killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School disclosed Monday that child pornography was found in electronic files sent to them by Infowars host Alex Jones.

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine announces he has throat cancer

The treatment has already begun, Dave Mustaine said, adding the band will cancel most of its shows this year.

2 dead, 11 injured in shootings within a 30-hour span in Louisville

Police say none of the incidents appear to be related.

Scientists take a peek behind those sad puppy dog eyes

New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of the facial muscle that creates it.

  Cosmetics, personal care items send kids to hospital every few hours

A new study conducted by researchers found that 64,686 children younger than 5 years old were treated in U.S. emergency departments for injuries related to cosmetics and personal care products from 2002 through 2016.

  ‘Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming in 2020

A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem.

Study ranks best states for summer road trips

The study compared the 50 U.S. states based on 33 key metrics, to find the most fun, scenic and wallet-friendly road-trip destinations.

  Gloria Vanderbilt, jeans queen, heiress, dies at age 95

Fashion icon and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95, her son Anderson Cooper announced Monday on CNN.

Pit bull ‘hijacks’ police officer’s patrol car

A Kilgore, Texas, police officer was trying to round up an aggressive pit bull over the weekend, when he got outsmarted by the canine.

Measles: 1,044 cases reported so far this year

The Centers for Disease Control reported the latest count as of Friday. This marks the largest number reported in the U.S. since 1992.

  Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center

The U.N. refugee agency and other organizations criticized detention centers in Mexico even before the current crisis, saying migrants are held in substandard conditions and regularly extorted.

Man flown to hospital after getting caught in hay rake

A Craighead County man was flown to a Memphis hospital after he got caught in a piece of farm machinery and dragged several yards.

  Man killed by off-duty officer at Costco was nonverbal, cousin says

Police said Kenneth French got into an argument before attacking the officer at a Costco. But his cousin said he's nonverbal.

  Machete-wielding 11-year-old describes fighting off home intruder

Braydon Smith, the 11-year-old from North Carolina who fought off the intruder with a machete, spoke Sunday about what happened.

  OJ Simpson’s slow-motion police chase happened 25 years ago

A manhunt for the former football star began shortly after he was charged with the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman.

  GRAPHIC: ‘Miracle’ baby survives emergency C-section after Utah mother passes out, crashes car

At 27 weeks pregnant, a woman in Utah blacked out while driving and crashed her car into a rock wall at 35 miles per hour.

  Chicago mother claims 11-year-old son attempted suicide after bullying by teachers

The mother is part of a group of parents that intends to file an all-encompassing civil suit against the school district.

  Woman accused of pushing golden retriever into lake, watching it drown

The dog owner faces a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge in the death of the 11-year-old.

  Unflattering internal poll numbers leaked, so Trump campaign is firing pollsters

The numbers show Mr. Trump lagging behind Democratic presidential candidates in key states, such as Joe Biden in states like Michigan and Wisconsin.

  Police: 2 adults, 2 kids gunned down in Iowa

The bodies were discovered Saturday morning at the home in West Des Moines, The Des Moines Register reported.

Nationwide recall issued for Ragú Pasta Sauces due to possible plastic fragment contamination

On Saturday, food company Mizkan America Inc. announced a voluntary recall of Ragú Pasta Sauces distributed nationally via press release.

  Massive South American blackout leaves 44 million without power

Public transportation halted, shops closed and patients dependent on home medical equipment were urged to go to hospitals with generators.

  Man allegedly offered to pay $9 million for Alaska woman’s slaying

Darin Schilmiller of Indiana allegedly offered to pay a woman $9 million in exchange for recording the murder.

13 arrested in record welfare fraud sweep

It's being called the largest welfare fraud sweep in St. Lawrence County history.

Boeing CEO concedes ‘mistake’ with planes in 2 fatal crashes

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has faulted Boeing for not telling regulators for more than a year that a safety indicator in the cockpit of the top-selling plane didn't work as intended.

Royals Meghan and Harry release Father’s Day photo of baby Archie

The sepia-toned photo, posted Sunday on the royal couple's Instagram feed, shows the baby cradled in Harry's arms and clutching his father's finger.

  Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak

Vaccinations have been made mandatory this summer for campers and staff in several counties north of New York City that annually fill up with kids from the Orthodox Jewish communities that have been hit hardest by measles.

Decades later, DNA leads to arrest in cold-case slaying of soldier in Colorado

The arrest papers detailed out how authorities linked distant family members through a DNA ancestry organization to identify the suspect.

  GRAPHIC: Video shows police using force, profanity against pregnant woman over alleged shoplifting

An officer can be seen kicking one woman’s legs, drawing a gun and attempting to yank another woman's 1-year-old daughter from her arms while shouting profanities.

Recall: Small rocks found in breakfast wraps

El Monterey frozen breakfast wraps are being pulled off the shelves across the country because they may have pieces of material, including small rocks.

  Maine man arrested in cold-case slaying of 11-year-old girl

According to court documents, 53-year-old Marc Karun was a suspect from the start, but it took years of testing evidence to find a DNA connection between him and evidence found on the young girl’s body

  Advocates: Emails show that census citizenship question discriminates

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently considering the citizenship question after rulings from judges who concluded the question was improperly added to the U.S. census for what would be the first time since 1950.

  Police: Costco shooting took place after man hit off-duty officer

An off-duty police officer opened fire inside a Costco Wholesale warehouse store, killing a man who had attacked him and wounding two others, police say.

Tenn. mother finds man living in attic above 14-year-old daughter’s closet

The 18-year-old suspect was arrested and charged with aggravated criminal trespass.

  Family demands answers after dog mistakenly euthanized at N.C. animal shelter

County officials say they feel for the family and are now double checking their intake procedures.

  Boy, 11, foils home invasion by hitting suspect with machete

The 19-year-old suspect is on the run after fleeing the hospital where he was treated for his head wound.

  Man, 18, dragged down Georgia highway in alleged road rage incident

The victim says he’s thankful every day that he’s still alive. If he’s ever again in a similar situation, he says he wouldn’t get out of his truck.

Man who pleaded guilty to molesting 11-year-old girl gets probation

Twenty-two-year-old Joseph Meili pleaded guilty Friday to third-degree child molestation.

  His wife died during childbirth; 21 days later, his newborn son passed away

A Florida father who lost both his wife and newborn son within a month of each other isn't succumbing to heartbreak. Instead, he's working to make sure no other parent has to go through what he has.

  Target’s tech trouble clogs stores with long checkout lines

The outage caused extended wait times for customers hoping to check out.

  ‘Don’t do it,’ says teen severely burned doing fire challenge

Miyah Landers spent two months bed-bound in a hospital in a body suit of bandages. She’s now speaking out against a social media challenge.

  Dogs involved in wild RV chase up for adoption

Starlet and Onyx were taken to an animal shelter to recover and now they're ready for a new home.

  Knox accuses media of having built false story around her

Amanda Knox speaking at an Italian conference on justice, said she was depicted "on the global scene as cunning, psychopath, drug-addicted, whore. Guilty."

‘Romeo and Juliet’ director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

Zeffirelli's son Luciano said his father died at home on Saturday. His 1968 "Romeo and Juliet" brought Shakespeare’s story to a new and appreciative generation, and his "Brother Sun, Sister Moon," told the life of St. Francis in parables involving modern and 13th-century youth.