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Tennessee judge behind inmate sterilization program rebukedA Tennessee judge who offered inmates less jail time if they voluntarily underwent birth control procedures has been publicly reprimanded by state judicial regulators
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Navy Plane Crashes in Pacific With 11 AboardIn what is believed to be another fatal accident for the 7th Fleet, a Navy plane with 11 passengers and crew on board crashed into the Pacific Ocean Wednesday. The C-2 Greyhound was on its way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier. Japan's defense minister said, Itsunori Onodera, said...
Newser1 hour ago
Parents Plan to Sue NYC Over 'Preventable' Terror DeathThe parents of one of eight people killed in New York City's deadliest terrorist attack since 9/11 are planning to sue the city and three agencies for "gross negligence" that put their son at risk. Rosemarie Arnold, an attorney for the parents of 32-year-old Darren Drake, filed a notice to...
Newser2 hours ago
FBI Isn't Sure Whether Border Agents Were AttackedAfter Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was fatally injured and his partner badly hurt in the Big Bend area of west Texas just before midnight Saturday, officials and lawmakers spoke of an attack and a union spokesman said he believed rocks were involved. The FBI, however, now says the incident...
Newser3 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo, Louisiana State University Police investigate a possible hazing incident at an on campus fraternity house, Phi Delta Theta, after a student was brought to the hospital overnight and later died, in Baton Rouge, La. Phi Delta Theta has been suspended by the university and its national chapter, according to LSU president F. King Alexander. At Louisiana State, 10 people were arrested in Oct. 2017, on misdemeanor hazing charges in the alcohol-related death of 18-year-old Maxwell Gruver, and one suspect also was charged with felony negligent homicide. (Hilary Scheinuk/The Advocate via AP, File)
Pledge deaths at US colleges fuel reviews of Greek lifeThe deaths of at least four fraternity pledges this year have helped fuel a re-examination of Greek life at U.S. colleges
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Ohio boy charged in woman's slaying to be tried as adultA 15-year-old Ohio boy accused of killing his father's longtime girlfriend will be tried as an adult
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this April 30, 1963 file photo, President John F. Kennedy listens while Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg speaks outside the White House in Washington. National Park Rangers will lay a wreath outside Kennedy's childhood home on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Brookline Mass., 54 years to the day after he was assassinated in Dallas. The ceremony marks a symbolic end to a year of events marking the 100th anniversary of JFK's birth. (AP Photo/William J. Smith, File)
JFK birth centennial ending on assassination anniversaryA year of events marking the 10th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's birth is drawing to a close exactly 54 years after his assassination
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Waterbury police investigate a car crash on South Main Street at East Liberty Street in Waterbury, Conn., Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Authorities say a teenage driver fleeing police in Connecticut has crashed his car at an intersection, killing a 3-year-old and injuring three other people on the sidewalk. (Jim Shannon/Republican-American via AP)
3-year-old killed, 3 others injured in crash after pursuitAuthorities say a teenage driver fleeing police in Connecticut has crashed his car at an intersection, killing a 3-year-old and injuring three other people on the sidewalk
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick-up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. The revelation Tuesday marks the latest stain on Uber's reputation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, driversUber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers
The Associated Press6 hours ago
This photo provided by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives shows an aerial of Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, Pa., Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Authorities struggled Friday to account for the whereabouts of all the residents of a Pennsylvania senior living community after a massive blaze tore through their complex during the middle of the night, injuring nearly 30 and leading to a chaotic evacuation. (ATF via AP)
Remains of 2 residents found after senior center fireOfficials have recovered the remains of two people from a Pennsylvania senior living community that went up in flames last week
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the executive director of UN Women, speaks to reporters during a news conference at U.N. headquarters. The United Nations began campaigning to end violence against women decades ago, but its effort gained little traction, until the outpouring of allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful men in Hollywood, the U.S. Congress and boardrooms put the issue on front pages and TV screens around the world. "This is the moment!" Mlambo-Ngcuka said in an interview ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Nov. 25. "It really has to come out of the woodwork." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
UN hopes sex misconduct cases buoy efforts to help womenThe U.N. began campaigning to end violence against women decades ago, but its effort gained little traction _ until the outpouring of allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful men in Hollywood, Congress and boardrooms put the issue in the news
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2016 file photo, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Lasseter is taking a six-month leave of absence citing “missteps” with employees. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leavePixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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