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2 indicted, accused of cyberbullying 18-year-old to suicide

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Southeast Texas man and his girlfriend were indicted Thursday on charges arising from the cyberbullying of the man's …

Crime

Drugs are killing so many people in Ohio that cold-storage trailers are being used as morgues

By Kristine Phillips<p>, Reporter<p>By about 3 p.m. Friday, a county morgue in east Ohio was already full — and more bodies were expected.<p>Rick Walters, an investigator for the Stark County coroner's office, had just left for two death scenes: a suicide and an overdose.<p>From the road, he called the …

Crime

The Statue of Liberty went dark overnight and the timing was just ‘too perfect’

By Samantha Schmidt<p>, Reporter<p>Lindsey Bever<p>, Reporter<p>For more than an hour Tuesday night, a cloak of darkness covered Lady Liberty. Some of the lights that normally illuminate the statue went off before 11 p.m., leaving only her still-lit torch and crown visible to most around New York Harbor.<p>As one …

Donald Trump

Women's Strike: 'A Day Without a Woman' Events Take Place Worldwide

What would happen in a world where women didn't exist?<p>That's what people around the globe on Wednesday will attempt to demonstrate by taking part in one of the largest-ever International Women's Day protests.<p>"A Day Without a Woman," also deemed the Women's Strike, encourages participants to skip …

President Trump Accused Obama of Releasing 122 Gitmo Prisoners Who 'Returned to the Battlefield.' He's Wrong

President Donald Trump on Tuesday falsely blamed former President Barack Obama for releasing from Guantanamo Bay “122 vicious prisoners” who returned …

WikiLeaks Releases What It Calls CIA Trove Of Cyber-Espionage Documents

<b>Updated 5:15 p.m. ET</b><p>WikiLeaks has released thousands of files that it identifies as CIA documents related to the agency's cyber-espionage tools and programs.<p>The documents published on Tuesday include instruction manuals, support documents, notes and conversations about, among other things, efforts …

House GOP proposal to replace Obamacare sparks broad backlash

By Mike DeBonis<p>, Reporter<p>Robert Costa<p>, Reporter<p>David Weigel<p>, Reporter<p>Republican efforts to revise the Affordable Care Act met with widespread resistance Tuesday from conservatives in and out of Congress, moderates in the Senate and key industry stakeholders, casting doubt on the plan’s chances just …

Despite stretch of no homicides, more people shot in Chicago this year than last

Despite a six-day stretch without a homicide in Chicago, the number of people shot in the city is still higher than it was a year ago, according to data compiled by the Tribune.<p>At least 23 people were shot in the city over the weekend, bringing the total this year to 550, 25 more than last year at …

Supreme Court: Racism can upend jury verdicts

WASHINGTON -- Racism in jury deliberations is so pernicious that verdicts can be thrown out even following convictions, a divided Supreme Court ruled Monday.<p>A majority of justices said a Colorado man accused of sexual battery may deserve a new trial because a juror made discriminatory comments …

Pollution and Environmental Risks Kill 1.7 Million Children Each Year, WHO Says

Pollution and environmental risks are responsible for 1.7 million deaths of children below the age of five, according to two World Health …

Jailing of officers shakes Baltimore criminal justice system

BALTIMORE (AP) — They were just seven officers on a police force of more than 3,000, but the Baltimore detectives charged with theft, fraud and …

Corruption

House intelligence chair to reporters: ‘Do you want us to conduct an investigation on you?’

By Callum Borchers<p>Reporter<p>How would you like it?<p>That's the short version of a defense offered Thursday by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), chair of the House Intelligence Committee, as reporters questioned him about looking into contacts between members of President Trump's administration and Russian …

Donald Trump

Trump ousts acting attorney general as outcry grows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of an international backlash, President Donald Trump pressed into his second week in office defending his …

Donald Trump

Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him

<b>(CNN) —</b> Classified documents presented last week to President Obama and President-elect Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump, multiple US officials with direct knowledge of the briefings tell CNN.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Sanders urges Dems to challenge -- but not obstruct -- Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders said Senate Democratic leaders discussed Monday whether the party would flatly oppose any nomination President-elect Donald Trump makes to the Supreme Court.<p>At the same time, Sanders urged fellow Democrats against simply obstructing the incoming administration -- …

The Grim Realities of Reality TV: Workers Speak

The rise of reality TV programming over the past two decades has been driven in large part by the fact that reality shows are cheap to produce. Labor …

Reality TV

Rolo Cheesecake Bars

Yes, you're looking at a computer screen. But I'll bet that if you take a good slurp, you'l be able to detect a bit of chocolate from Danielle's <b>Rolo</b> …

The Week in Review: Iraq Uprising

Inside Flipboard / June 20, 2014<p>Formerly associated with al-Qaeda, militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have crossed the border …