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California woman, 19, fatally stabbed, left for dead, ID's suspects on death bed

The 19-year-old woman who was stabbed multiple times and left for dead on a rural road in a town outside San Francisco has been credited for fighting "like a soldier" and identifying two suspects in her killing.<p>Reports of her condition when first discovered early Monday are chilling.<p>Four men who …

Crime

Bob Crane's son recalls 'Hogan's Heroes' star's double life, grisly 1978 murder

Bob Crane may have been recognized as American hero Colonel Hogan in the hit television show “Hogan’s Heroes,” but his son Robert Crane was all too familiar with his double life at home.<p>For years, rumors have lingered of the late Hollywood star being a secret sex addict. He was murdered in 1978.<p>A …

First Trump State of the Union Address Makes Appeal for Unity

WASHINGTON — President Trump challenged Democrats on Tuesday night to join him in overhauling immigration policies and in rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure in his first State of the Union address.<p>Speaking to a joint session of Congress, Mr. Trump hailed what he called the “extraordinary …

Emotional Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic in Australian Open for 20th Grand Slam title

MELBOURNE — What do you do when you're Roger Federer, and at 36 years, 173 days old you just stole another piece of tennis history by winning your 20th Grand Slam trophy at the Australian Open?<p>The answer to that question is cry, and keep crying.<p>And that’s exactly what the Swiss master did as he …

Tennis

'Super blue blood moon': stargazers prepare for rare celestial event

A rare celestial event will grace the skies during the coming week when a blue moon and lunar eclipse combine with the moon being at its closest point to Earth, resulting in what is being called a “super blue blood moon”.<p>The trifecta will take place on 31 January and will be best visible from the …

Super Blue Blood Moon

'The Military Has Seen the Writing on the Wall'

The United States is preparing for a war with North Korea that it hopes never to have to fight, says Senator Tammy Duckworth.<p>When Senator Tammy Duckworth returned from a recent trip to South Korea and Japan, she brought back a sobering message: “Americans simply are not in touch with just how close …

As Trump advances pro-life agenda, poll finds voters are not motivated by abortion attacks

New research on how Americans view abortion reveals that Republican voters, including those who backed President Donald Trump, have a far less …

Voting

The women of ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ — including, yes, Oprah — get their own Barbie dolls

Don’t deny it: You would have killed for an Oprah Winfrey Barbie doll growing up, wouldn’t you?<p>Now an Oprah Barbie doll is actually a real treasure …

Dolls

GOP congressman: Trump “seems to want to interfere” with Russia probe

President Donald Trump has attempted to block the FBI’s Russia probe, Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Penn.) suggested in a CNN interview Saturday.<p>“I don’t …

Trump ally Steve Wynn resigns in scandal from RNC after accusations of sexual misconduct

Steve Wynn — the casino mogul who was accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women in a bombshell <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report Friday — is out as the …

Underwater robots to measure Antarctica climate threat

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a $2 million gamble.<p>Scientists with the University of Washington in conjunction with Paul G. Allen Philanthropies are sending robots to Antarctica for as long as a year in what will be the longest mission ever undertaken in the region.<p>The aim: to gain more extensive data about the rate …

Sea Level

EPA keeps Obama's restrictions on big Alaskan mine proposal

EPA is maintaining (at least for now) Obama-era protections that have thwarted development of a large gold and copper mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay …

Ireland Prime Minister Says He Will Campaign to Repeal Abortion Ban

DUBLIN — The Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar said Saturday that he will campaign to end his country’s constitutional ban on abortion, the subject of a referendum later this year, ending weeks of uncertainty about his position.<p>Mr. Varadkar’s announcement was another significant boost for the …

Trump Attends the World Economic Forum in Davos: Pictures

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.4 quake strikes near El Cerrito

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Saturday morning about seven miles from El Cerrito, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:47 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.2 miles.<p>According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Trabuco Canyon, nine miles …

Los Angeles

Paris readies for floods as Seine surges higher

<b>Riverside homes and businesses in Paris are on high alert as the swollen River Seine threatens to overflow its banks.</b><p>Weeks of rainfall have produced a relentless rise in the water level, which is expected to peak just below 6m (20ft) above normal.<p>Touring boats are tied up, riverside roads are …

Gaza resident finds ancient graves in vegetable plot

A Palestinian man has found an ancient grave complex in his backyard after it was partially unearthed in heavy rain. Experts believe the site dates …

Justice Ginsburg signals her intent to work for years more

WASHINGTON (AP) — In different circumstances, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might be on a valedictory tour in her final months on the Supreme Court. …

Israel will pay new civilian immigration inspectors $9,000 bonuses to expel African migrants

<i>Updated headline: Clarifies the civilian inspectors being paid a bonus of $9,000 are not ordinary civilians.</i><p>Israel is hiring civilian “immigration inspectors” to crack down on “illegal aliens and their employers,” marking a turning point in the Middle Eastern nation’s relationship with migrants and …

Honeybees Help Farmers, But They Don't Help The Environment

Honeybees are amazing and adorable, and they suffer when people spray pesticides or mow down wildflowers. We've heard plenty in recent years about collapsing bee colonies.<p>So Jonas Geldmann, at the University of Cambridge, says he understands how the honeybee became a symbol of environmental …

Honey Bees

Deaths of Billionaire Toronto Couple Were Homicides, Police Say

TORONTO — The mysterious double deaths of a billionaire generic drug magnate and his philanthropist wife grew stranger still on Friday.<p>Six weeks after the bodies of Barry and Honey Sherman were found hanging in the basement of their mansion, the Toronto Police confirmed what the couple’s friends …