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Widow sues boat owner in fire off California that killed 34

Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

San Diego State student, 19, dies after attending frat party

AP sources: Deval Patrick mulling Democratic White House run

  Meet Vanilla Funk: A white drum major at a predominantly black high school

  Arkansas officer suspended for dancing naked at nightclub

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  California man detained, ticketed for eating sandwich on train platform

  Watch: Animal thought to be extinct seen for first time in 30 years

  ‘I think my classmates love me’: Kindergarten visits friend who had a stroke

  National security officials objected to stopping Ukraine aid

Judge dismisses Trump lawsuit against NY over tax returns

Poll: Many youths say high school diploma is enough

  Trump kicks off Veterans Day tribute in NYC

Trump spoke at the opening of the 100th annual parade organized by the United War Veterans Council in Madison Square Park

  Oklahoma officer accused of killing his own police chief in Florida hotel room

Escambia County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Melony Peterson told the Pensacola News Journal that 49-year-old Michael Patrick Nealey was arrested Monday morning and charged with killing Lucky Miller.

Utah death-row inmate featured in ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ dies

Ron Lafferty, 78, died at the state prison in the Salt Lake City suburb of Draper, Utah.

  Arlington National Cemetery running out of room for veterans’ burials

For more than 150 years, these hallowed grounds have recorded the history of America’s veterans. But time is catching up.

  Woman mistakenly declared dead by Social Security

Pot use up, cigarette use down in young adults

  Mercury is traveling across the sun

  High school principal starts ‘No phone, new friends Friday’ lunchtime tradition

  After push from Energy Secretary Perry, backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine

  75 years later, family learns 100-year-old WWII veteran helped storm Normandy

  Server claims he was fired from Kan. restaurant because he has HIV

If the server was indeed fired because he has HIV, it would be a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  Deputies find 4-year-old locked in Kansas bedroom soaked with urine, feces

Deputies are investigating reports this may not have been the first time the boy was locked in the room and left alone.

  Dad wrestles alleged peeping Tom to ground outside daughter’s bedroom

A Wichita father played police on Wednesday after he said he caught a man lurking in his backyard.

Boy, 7, critically injured after falling out 9th-floor window in NY

Police say the boy pushed the paneling next to an air conditioning unit out of the way, which caused him to fall through the window.

Florida man sues Madonna because her concert is starting too late

A Florida man is suing Madonna and Live Nation for late concert start times.

Customers help Waffle House worker left to run diner alone

Waffle House is known to not close for anything - even if there's only one worker behind the counter.

Bolivia’s president resigns amid election-fraud allegations

Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests.

In memoir, Haley alleges some on Trump team urged resistance

In "With All Due Respect," Haley said then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and then-White House chief of staff John Kelly told her that they were trying to "save the country."

  Members of community attacked in Mexico flee, doubt they’ll return

More than 100 people left their rural community in northern Mexico on Saturday in an 18-vehicle caravan after the attack Monday in which nine women and children were killed by what authorities say were hit men from drug cartels.

  A Porsche crashed into the second story of a building; two killed

Police said the crash happened Sunday morning when a red Porsche lost control at a high speed.

Russian professor questioned after severed arms found in his backpack

A history professor at St. Petersburg State University was found Saturday in the Moika River with the rucksack. Police later found the body of his student in his apartment, Russian news reports said.

  Watch Michigan residents free a pair of deer with entangled antlers

A group of Bowne Township, Mich. residents worked together to free a pair of deer Friday.

  Woman to send 100,000 holiday cards to troops

Sixteen years ago, Laura Landerman-Garber enlisted her family in sending holiday greetings to troops. Two years ago, she set a goal to send 5,000 cards for everyone on board an aircraft carrier. She ended up with triple that amount.

  Problems at Fort Gordon’s military housing has Rep. Rick Allen’s attention

Rep. Rick Allen, R-Ga., spent some time at Fort Gordon this week, and he asked leaders there about some of the issues.

  Watergate redux? Trump impeachment inquiry heads for live TV

When the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump begins its public phase on Wednesday, people will be watching on screens large and small.

  Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants

It's the third time in three years that the administration is asking the justices to rescue a controversial policy that has been blocked by several lower courts.

  Two children, mom hurt in another Milwaukee hit-and-run

Police say the suspect's car made a left and hit all three as they were crossing the street.

Father of black woman killed by white Texas officer dies

Marquis Jefferson “just couldn’t get back from what happened with his daughter,” a family spokesperson said.

  'Best partner you can have’: Military officer adopts retired K9 he served with in Iraq

Starting in August 2014, the two worked together to locate explosives on vehicles, buildings and other items coming into the U.S. Embassy in Iraq.

NY regulator vows to investigate Apple Card for gender bias

The investigation follows a series of viral tweets by entrepreneur and web developer David Heinemeier Hansson about algorithms used for the Apple Card, which Goldman Sachs manages in partnership with Apple.

  Retired Mass. detective accused of staging wife’s suicide to avoid divorce

The prosecution claims the suspect was planning to retire when he began an affair. They say he didn't want to get divorced because it could impact his pension.

  Substitute teacher charged after allegedly beating student at Texas high school

The school district fired the suspect as a substitute teacher, and the incident was reported to the Texas Education Agency.

14-year-old arrested after Army veteran found dead, tied to bed in Philadelphia home

Police called for the teenager to turn herself in after security video allegedly showed her rummaging around the victim’s home.

  Trump soaks in Deep South cheers at college football matchup

His reception at the showdown between Louisiana State and Alabama contrasted with the scene at Game 5 of the World Series in Washington, where he was booed, and the mixed response to his appearance at a martial arts fight in New York.

  Driver uses multicolored car to guide wild turkey away from busy street

A wild turkey in North Dakota became obsessed with a neighborhood car, and eventually followed it away from a busy street to a nearby park.

  Same doctor delivers twin sisters’ babies on the same day, including a set of twins

A hospital is celebrating a unique and first of its kind set of circumstances.

Funeral held for the last victim of Mexico border killings

Family and friends said goodbye Saturday to the last victim of a cartel ambush that killed nine American women and children from a Mormon community in northern Mexico where cartels have disrupted an otherwise peaceful, rural existence.

  All eyes on Texas governor as calls grow to halt execution

On Saturday, supporters of Rodney Reed held their biggest protest yet outside the governor's mansion.

  2 suspects arrested after body of missing Atlanta college student found

Two suspects have been arrested and charged in the death of a Clark Atlanta University student whose body was found Friday.

  Trump tried hard to win Ukraine Biden probes, officials say

Speaking to reporters as he left on a campaign trip to Atlanta, Trump said he was "not concerned about anything" that has been disclosed so far.

  Trump says he’ll release transcript of another phone call with Ukraine ‘probably’ Tuesday

President Trump said he first spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in April. Another phone call in July has been the focus of the impeachment inquiry.

Like January in November: Much of US braces for record lows

The weather service says some 200 records might fall between Monday and Wednesday.

Gender-reveal stunt caused small plane crash, report says

This is just the latest in a string of gender-reveal stunts gone wrong.

Germany, allies mark 30 years since Berlin Wall fell

Leaders from Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic attended a ceremony at Bernauer Strasse — where one of the last parts of the Berlin Wall remains.

  Assistant DA fired for questioning victim’s immigration status, dropping sex assault case, police say

Police say the prosecutor was more concerned with the victim's immigration status than the crime.

  Dad, daughter kidnapped, raped and robbed woman, left her for dead in Calif. desert, police say

Authorities said the woman was suffering from cold and exposure when military authorities found her near.

Medicare’s outpatient ‘Part B’ premium going up to $144.60

Medicare blamed the premium increase largely on rising spending for drugs administered in doctors' offices.

  Video: Driver leads Detroit police on chase, live streams it on Facebook

A 23-year-old Michigan man who live streamed a police chase on Facebook is being held by Detroit police.

Mural of activist Greta Thunberg going up in San Francisco

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is staring down at pedestrians in the heart of San Francisco where an artist is painting a massive mural of the Nobel Peace Prize nominee.

US officials identify ‘strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses

A government lab found the same chemical compound in lung fluid from 29 patients. The compound — vitamin E acetate — was previously found in vaping fluid used by many of those who got sick.

Facebook is deleting the name of the potential whistleblower

The company said Friday that mention of the potential whistleblower's name violates Facebook's "coordinating harm policy," which prohibits material that could identify a "witness, informant, or activist."

Top Iowa aide to Steyer’s campaign resigns after AP report

A top Iowa aide to businessman Tom Steyer resigned Friday, a day after The Associated Press revealed he had privately offered campaign contributions to local politicians in exchange for endorsing Steyer's White House bid.

Michael Bloomberg files to run in Alabama primary

Michael Bloomberg has filed to run in Alabama’s Democratic primary, but he hasn't decided whether he will actually run.

Vanna White hosts ‘Wheel of Fortune’ after Sajak has surgery

“Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak had to have emergency surgery, and his longtime co-host Vanna White will fill in for him while he recovers.

  Caught on video: Man breaks through wall to rob deli

Police said they’re looking for a suspect who was caught on surveillance video breaking through a wall to rob a deli in New Jersey.

  Mother of brain-damaged boy wins $50M in malpractice suit

Before the verdict this week, both sides agreed to cap an award at $50 million if the verdict exceeded $50 million.

  Turkeys terrorize 55-and-older community

These are not the turkeys we imagine this time of year.

Got a weird text? A telecom vendor says it’s to blame

A mysterious wave of missives swept America’s phones overnight, delivering largely unintelligible messages from friends, family and the occasional ex.

  Watch: Monkeys rain down on Fla. kayaker from the trees

A calm day on the water quickly turned to madness for one kayaker.

  New study shows red meat, highly processed foods linked to increased cancer risk

New research published in the International Journal of Epidemiology suggests that highly processed foods such as sausage and bacon are linked to higher rates of colorectal cancer for people who eat them often.

  Stay or go? US residents of Mexico town torn after 9 killed

U.S. citizens living in a small Mexican farming community established by their Mormon ancestors are trying to decide whether they should stay or leave after burying some of the nine American women and children slaughtered this week in a drug cartel ambush.

  Two former Disney employees arrested in child pornography sting

One of the men said he had been employed by Disney for 15 years.

  Medical tech company claims to have cure for HIV

A pharmaceutical company said it believes it created a gene therapy that will eradicate HIV in the form of a single-dose drug.

Kanye West might have a new nickname; it’s a mouthful

How does Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West sound? Try fitting that on your business cards.

2 new Oreo cookie flavors arrive in 2020

The new year will bring two new cookie flavors - chocolate marshmallow and caramel coconut.

Airbnb says it will pay for funerals in Halloween shooting

Airbnb says it will pay funeral expenses for the five victims killed in a Halloween shooting at one of its rentals in the San Francisco Bay Area.

From Netflix to Disney+: Which streaming service is right for you?

The monumental rise of streaming services like Netflix and Hulu over the past few years has drawn many companies, big and small, to create their own competing service. Subscribing to all of these new services can cause a huge impact on your wallet, so you may be wondering which one is right for you.

  Texas 5-year-old saves mom after she doesn’t wake up

Benjamin knew something was wrong when he couldn't wake his mother up. The boy called his grandmother, who said Benjamin was screaming and crying for help.