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Larry Nassar's abuse victims, in their own words

One by one the women stepped forward to the podium, some fighting back tears, to face their abuser. More>>

Police investigating charges against others in Las Vegas strip massacre, lawyer says

Investigators in the Las Vegas strip massacre are pursuing potential criminal charges against someone other than gunman Stephen Paddock, a lawyer for the city's police department told a judge on Tuesday. More>>

Neo-Nazi troll storm was crude but not a threat, white supremacist argues

The founder of a popular neo-Nazi website who encouraged his readers to launch an avalanche of hate toward a Jewish woman says the victim could simply have ignored the phone calls, texts and social media messages. More>>

Victims confront Larry Nassar in court: 'Little girls don't stay little forever'

Kyle Stephens said she had her first sexual experience when she was 6 years old. More>>

Disabled veteran says snow piling up at end of driveway is hazardous

A disabled Fargo veteran is upset after he says he was trapped in his own home. More>>

Schools worry about legal weed on campus

California's new law that makes recreational marijuana legal for adult use has raised concerns at San Diego schools that weed could become more prevalent on campuses. More>>

President Russell M. Nelson called as 17th president of LDS Church

Thirty-four years ago, President Russell M. Nelson set aside his career as a world-renowned heart surgeon for what, to him, was the higher calling of apostolic ministry. More>>

Giambra: Use money from pot to fix transportation

GOP Gubernatorial candidate Joel Giambra supports the idea of legalizing and collecting revenues from marijuana for recreational use. Giambra believes the money generated will help pay to fix the troubled Metropolitan... More>>

California family projected happy, wholesome image on social media

The Turpin family, on social media at least, is just like the rest of us -- posting the best pictures showing everyone smiling and having a great time during family trips and other special occasions. More>>

Detroit father deported to Mexico after 30 years living in the US

A family is torn apart after a man is deported, after living in Michigan for the past 30 years. More>>

Why Italy is going all out to win the Bocuse d'Or culinary contest

From pizza to spaghetti, Italy has given us some of the world's best loved foods and many of its restaurants are considered among the finest on the planet. More>>

Detroit man deported to Mexico after 30 years in US

Jorge Garcia, a 39-year-old landscaper and father of two who has lived in the United States for 30 years, said a painful goodbye to his family at the Detroit Metro Airport early Monday morning. More>>

Simone Biles says she, too, was abused by former USA team doctor

On the eve of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar's sentencing for sexually abusing girls in his care, American gymnast Simone Biles has come forward to say me, too. More>>

5 Things for January 16: Shutdown, sibling captives, Simone Biles, Hawaii, Venezuela

If you're in the neighborhood, the eye-popping (and controversial) new US embassy in London opens today. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know... More>>

The texts loved ones sent during the Hawaii missile alert mishap

Hawaiian residents and vacationers spent 38 horrific minutes preparing for an incoming ballistic missile and possible death on Saturday, until the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency corrected a false alarm message. More>>

3 Remain missing in deadly California mudslides

Searchers in California sifted through mud-caked debris Monday for three people missing in mudslides that have killed at least 20 and walloped Montecito, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said. More>>

Virginia Beach teen selected to be part of exclusive Disney Dreamers Academy

A 15-year-old Virginia Beach student was selected to be part of the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine. More>>

Virginia Beach teen selected to be part of exclusive Disney Dreamers Academy

A 15-year-old Virginia Beach student was selected to be part of the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine. More>>

Nurse accused of stealing fentanyl

A Buncombe County nurse is charged with taking the painkiller, fentanyl, with the intent to defraud her employer. More>>

Hijab cutting incident did not happen, Toronto police say

Toronto police say an alarming incident reported by an 11-year-old girl -- that a man cut her hijab as she walked to school -- did not happen. More>>

Thousands Attend Vigil as Death Toll of Montecito Mudslides Rises to 20; Officials ID Latest Victim as 30-Year-Old Father

Thousands of people gathered at a vigil at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse on Sunday, hours after officials announced that the death toll of the Montecito mudslides reached 20. More>>

MLK Day speakers home in on Trump's alleged 'shithole' remark

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 89 Monday, the odd occasion that his birthday actually falls on the day Americans set aside to celebrate his victories and the road map he left to ensure the fight for... More>>

Lawmakers file bill to ban installation of unsafe, used tires

State lawmakers have filed legislation in an effort to make Hoosier roadways safer. More>>

Shelter that houses more than 30 at risk of being shut down

Several people could soon be left out in the cold. The Christ N Us Ministry needs to raise $50,000 to make repairs to their halfway home family shelter or risk being shut down. More>>

Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims finally get their days in court

One by one, the young women will step up in court, just feet away from their abuser. And they will deliver the message that so many have repeated. More>>

Questions for 6th graders on drug use, gender identity outrage parents

Some parents of 6th graders at Bourbon Middle School in the Crawford R-1 School District are upset over a survey that students took Thursday. More>>

All the ways you can make a difference this MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not just a federal holiday where you take off work. It's also meant to be a national day of service -- a time for action. "You can have a person in your own house that needs help. Your... More>>

California mudslides: Death toll rises to 20, 4 still missing

At least 20 people have died as a result of the mudslides that devastated Montecito, California, according to the California Department of Fire and Forestry Protection. More>>

FBI: Man threatened to kill Pittsburgh Steelers players and fans

The NFL playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Jacksonville Jaguars went off without a hitch Sunday after authorities say they foiled an alleged plot to kill players and fans. More>>

Dennis Rodman Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former professional basketball player Dennis Rodman. More>>

David Letterman Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of former late-night talk show host David Letterman. More>>

Dow Jones Industrial Average Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average. More>>

Huddled in fear in Hawaii during the missile scare

It was a beautiful morning, like most, on the island of Oahu: 79 degrees with a big, bright sun. I was at a marina with my family on Kaneohe Bay, blowing the last bits of air into an orange inflatable raft, when the alert... More>>

California mudslides: Death toll rises after searchers find body

Search and rescue crews found the body of a 25-year-old woman Saturday morning, raising the death toll from the California mudslides to 19, authorities said. More>>

Trump's disparaging remarks bring some Miami Haitians to tears

On a week during which Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood remembered thousands of Haitian earthquake victims, racially tinged remarks attributed to America's President brought some to tears. More>>

Chicago man accused of terroristic threats on Greyhound bus

A 33-year-old man faces felony terror charges after threatening to kill passengers on a Greyhound bus headed to Chicago from Milwaukee, authorities said. More>>

Michael Wolff defends Trump book in fiery CNN interview

"Fire and Fury" author Michael Wolff defended his controversial best-seller about the Trump administration Saturday, accusing CNN's Michael Smerconish of "doing the work of the White House" when questioned about his... More>>

'Swatting' suspect faces manslaughter charge in fatal shooting by police

The California man accused of initiating a "swatting" incident that ended in a Kansas man's death has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. More>>

Keith Jackson, venerated college football sportscaster, dies at 89

Keith Jackson, the sportscaster whose rich voice and distinctive phrasing endeared him to generations of college football fans, has died, ESPN said in a news release Saturday. He was 89. More>>

Overnight temperature plunge hits eastern United States

On Friday, Cleveland residents enjoyed a balmy day with a high of 60 degrees. More>>

Settle in with these weekend reads

A Las Vegas shooting survivor learns how to live again. A journey to where people live without roofs. Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here's what you might have missed in a busy news week: More>>

Soldier, immigrant from Ghana, died rescuing neighbors in Bronx fire

Private Emmanuel Mensah went off to serve in the Army National Guard, but it was back home where he made the ultimate sacrifice. More>>

Las Vegas Shooting: Unsealed documents reveal new details

Hundreds of pages of court documents unsealed Friday in the case of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock offer a blueprint of investigators' pursuits in determining how and why the reclusive high-stakes gambler carried out the... More>>

Three ways MLK speaks to our time

"Every hero becomes a bore at last." More>>

'Dignitaries' trampled evidence after Sandy Hook massacre, state police say

A long-awaited Connecticut State Police report on the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday highlighted flaws in the agency's response -- from "dignitaries" stepping on bullet casings and other crime... More>>

Thomas Fire, once largest in California history, is now 100% contained

After more than a month of destruction, the largest fire in California's modern history is now 100% contained, according to the US Forest Service. More>>

God Is Dope finds a niche among the 'cool' faithful

When Sharod Simpson told a friend in the fashion industry he planned to start an apparel line called God Is Dope, he didn't get much support. More>>

You can't tell the story of the US without telling the story of Haiti

You can't mention Haiti's struggles without explaining its complicated relationship with the US. More>>

Tens of thousands line up to pay respects at President Monson's viewing

Tens of thousands of people lined up at the LDS Church Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City Thursday to say goodbye to a beloved church leader and community servant. More>>

Tens of thousands line up to pay respects at President Monson's viewing

Tens of thousands of people lined up at the LDS Church Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City Thursday to say goodbye to a beloved church leader and community servant. More>>

MLK Day Encourages Service

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January, although Dr. King was actually born on the 15th of January 1929, 89 years ago. More>>

Custodial staff member accused of recording girls in bathroom at Oconee County High School

A man is in police custody and is accused of placing a cell phone to record girls inside the bathroom at Oconee County High School in Watkinsville. More>>

Three People Facing Hundreds of Animal Abuse Charges in Luzerne County

John Dancho, Amanda Dancho, and Michelle Starkey are accused of leaving more than a dozen dogs in what humane officers called "deplorable" conditions. More>>

Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing And Trafficking Northwest Arkansas Boy

An Oklahoma man will spend decades in prison after sexually abusing a Northwest Arkansas boy, according to a news release sent by Kenneth Elser, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas. More>>

Police searching for four suspects that broke into pharmacy in Columbia, stole drugs

Police are searching for four suspects that broke into a pharmacy and stole prescription drugs. More>>

Winter, Day 23: The latest storm will cover the Midwest in ice and snow

The storm system that brought much-needed rain but deadly mudflows to southern California has swept through the Southern Plains and is now making a significant impact with rain, sleet and snow in the East. More>>

Big game hunters: We're the answer to preventing extinction

It's a place where serious big game hunters hang out and network -- kind of a supermarket for hunting enthusiasts. More>>

La Ruta De María: A journey along the path of the hurricane

Each morning before work, Héctor Luis Rodríguez Nieves showers with a garden hose behind his tattered home. He uses the jungle as his restroom. More>>

5 Things for January 12: Trump, Russia, Pakistan, mudslides, Walmart & Sam's

Enjoy your MLK weekend. We'll see you all on Tuesday. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) More>>

California mudslides: Evacuation zones expanded as searches continue

As teams frantically searched areas of Southern California smothered by rivers of mud and boulders, officials on Thursday increased the size of the evacuation zones. More>>

Trump had promised to be a 'champion' of Haitian-Americans

In September 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump promised to be a "champion" for Haitian-Americans. More>>

John Roberts Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of John Roberts, Chief Justice of the United States. More>>

Buzz Aldrin Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of astronaut Buzz Aldrin. More>>

New York bombing suspect pleads not guilty

The man accused of detonating a homemade explosive device at a busy transit hub in New York City last month, injuring five people, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges from a six-count indictment. More>>

Phoenix man accused of killing estranged wife, 2 children on Christmas pleads not guilty

A Phoenix man accused of killing his estranged wife and two children before getting into a shootout with police at a central Phoenix apartment complex on Christmas Day pleaded not guilty when he was arraigned Thursday... More>>

An evacuation order can mean life or death. Issuing one isn't simple

When hurricanes, wildfires or mudslides threaten, local leaders often face a critical and delicate question: Do we issue an evacuation order? More>>

What the mudslides did to Montecito, before and after

The mud came in an instant and swept away everything in its path. Trees, homes, vehicles, even people -- nothing was spared from the rapidly flowing mud's wrath. More>>

New report shows 1,000 more Ohio kids are in foster care in 2017 because of opioid crisis

One thousand more Ohio children will be spending their holidays in foster care this year compared to 2016 as the opioid crisis continues to take an unprecedented toll on families, according to a report released Thursday. More>>

Veteran suing clinic after therapy dog was seriously burned during emergency surgery

A local army veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder said his therapy dog suffered from serious fourth-degree burns after an emergency surgery went horribly wrong. Now, the veteran is suing the clinic that... More>>

Suspect assaulted by homeowner after allegedly breaking into Davidson County home

A man accused of breaking into a Davidson County home was taken to the hospital and then arrested after being assaulted by the homeowner. More>>

Woman dies after being struck by two vehicles after getting off MARTA bus

A woman is dead after she was struck by two vehicles after getting off a MARTA bus in Alpharetta early Thursday morning. More>>

California mudslide survivors recall when the 'mud came in an instant'

Ben Hyatt rushed to wake everyone up when rivers of mud started banging the doors and walls of his Montecito, California, home. More>>

5 Things for January 11: Trump, mudslides, Myanmar, organ donation, Islam

Scientists think they've figured out what's been sending mysterious radio bursts from deep in space. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know... More>>

Southern California mudslides: 17 dead, others missing

The founder of a Catholic school is among the 17 people killed in deadly mudslides and flooding in Southern California. Hundreds of rescuers and dogs continued searching for people Wednesday, slogging through mud and debris. More>>

New York bombing suspect indicted

The man accused of detonating a homemade device at a busy transit hub in New York City last month, injuring five people, was indicted Wednesday, federal officials said. More>>

Rancher Cliven Bundy undecided on forgiving or suing

Rancher Cliven Bundy, free after almost two years in a Nevada jail, said Wednesday he wants to meet with the Clark County sheriff about what to do on the land where there was a 2014 standoff with federal authorities over... More>>

Tennessee pastor apologizes for 'sexual incident' with teen

The Memphis, Tennessee, congregants broke into 25 seconds of applause after the pastor confessed to a 1998 "sexual incident" with a teenager and asked for their forgiveness. More>>

Aly Raisman: USA Gymnastics is '100% responsible' for doctor's abuse

Star gymnast Aly Raisman on Wednesday accused USA Gymnastics of being "100% responsible" for former team doctor Larry Nassar's years of sexual abuse, saying in a series of tweets that the organization enabled him and... More>>

Police stand guard outside Florida university class on 'white racism'

A Florida university posted campus police outside a sociology class titled "White Racism" after the professor was flooded with harassing More>>

Alleged police impersonator accused of reporting false kidnapping

A man arrested in November for impersonating a police officer was taken back into custody on Tuesday for allegedly filing a false kidnapping report. More>>

King Center kicks off week of MLK remembrance

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. In recognition, The King Center in Atlanta on Tuesday kicked off a week of events, including its annual Salute to Greatness Awards... More>>

Mitt Romney Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Mitt Romney, former Massachusetts governor and former Republican presidential nominee. More>>

9 Ways to keep kids busy on snow days

It's early January but a number of Tri-State kids haven't spent a full week back at school since before Christmas. We reached out to parents across social media for suggestions on how to keep the kids occupied, and stay... More>>

Everything is here: Her life, her home, her son. Now she's being told to leave

A recurring nightmare shakes Gilma Ramirez from her slumber in the predawn hours. She awakens with her heart palpitating, tears welling up. More>>

Carol Channing Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of award winning actress and singer Carol Channing. Her most famous stage roles are Lorelei Lee in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and Dolly Gallagher Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" More>>

Dead dog found outside of business near Humane Society

A dead dog was discovered outside of a business building across the street from the Meriden Humane Society. More>>

San Antonio top cop under fire after releasing immigrants to charity

The San Antonio, Texas, police chief's decision to release a dozen undocumented immigrants discovered in a tractor trailer has spurred demands by the local police association that the chief be put on leave while his... More>>

Machine gun-wielding suspects sought after woman carjacked outside motel

Police in the Metro East are searching for two suspects who may be armed with a machine gun after a woman was carjacked in a motel parking lot overnight. More>>

There's a heat wave in Australia and it's killing thousands of bats

While the US begins to recover from record low temperatures, Australia is facing a deadly heat wave that is killing thousands of large bats, called flying foxes. More>>

Police shootings: Trials, convictions are rare for officers

Few police officers ever face trial for shooting deaths, let alone are convicted. More>>

Jason's Deli warns customers about possible data breach

Jason's Deli is alerting customers of a possible data breach. More>>

Coast Guard rescues family from roof in mud-drenched California

One by one, a family of five -- including a newborn baby -- was plucked from the roof of their muddied, flooded home in the aftermath of the mudslides in Southern California. More>>

Fraternity banned from Pennsylvania for pledge's hazing death

A national fraternity was banned from operating in Pennsylvania for 10 years and ordered to pay a $112,500 fine for the 2013 hazing death of pledge Chun "Michael" Deng, a student at Baruch College in New York. More>>

Alex Trebek Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Alex Trebek, longtime host of the game show "Jeopardy!" More>>

Paul Ryan Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Paul Ryan, speaker of the US House of Representatives. More>>

College Football Playoff Fast Facts

Here's a look at the College Football Playoff, a four-team seeded postseason format which began for the 2014 season and replaced the Bowl Championship Series (BCS). More>>

Golden Globe Awards Fast Facts

Here is a look at the Golden Globe Awards, which are presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. More>>

Oprah Winfrey Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Oprah Winfrey, who hosted the award-winning "The Oprah Winfrey Show." More>>

Michelle Obama Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Michelle Obama, wife of 44th US President Barack Obama. More>>

Collegiate star says she told USA Gymnastics about abuse in 2015

Until Tuesday, former national team gymnast Maggie Nichols had been known as "Athlete A" in investigatory documents in connection with the sexual abuse case against a former team doctor. More>>

Jack Nicklaus Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of retired professional golfer Jack Nicklaus. More>>

Ray Rice Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of NFL running back Ray Rice. More>>

Eric Holder Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of former US Attorney General Eric Holder. More>>

5 Things for January 10: Immigration, gerrymandering, Michael Cohen, mudslides, quake

Kodak launched its own cryptocurrency -- KODAKCoin -- and saw its stock pop up 125%. We're seriously thinking about developing a 5ThingsCoin. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can... More>>

13 Killed in Southern California deluge as rivers of mud wipe out homes

Heavy rains unleashed destructive rivers of mud and debris in Southern California on Tuesday -- leaving at least 13 people dead, destroying homes and spurring rescues as the flooding forced heavily traveled roads to close. More>>

Neo-Nazi charged with terrorism in attempt to wreck Amtrak train, complaint says

A white man who was involved with neo-Nazi groups and who attended a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville has been charged with terrorism for attempting to wreck an Amtrak train, according to a criminal complaint... More>>

Salvadoran 'Dreamer' with cancer fears deportation

Jose Guevara doesn't remember his life in El Salvador. More>>

Gretna teacher re-arrested, accused of sending lewd pictures to second student

The band teacher arrested in November for sending lewd photos of herself to a 13-year-old student has been re-arrested for sending nude pictures of herself to another student at another school. More>>

Charges: SL man caused fatal crash he blamed on dead friend

A Salt Lake man who prosecutors say tried to pin the blame for a fatal DUI crash on his dead friend in 2016 was charged Monday with automobile homicide. More>>

Saginaw man charged with first-degree murder, child abuse of 3-year-old boy

Saginaw Township police said a 3-year-old boy died Thursday evening after investigators said his mom's boyfriend beat him. More>>

Sex offender sentenced to probation after pleading no contest to burglary, attempted sex abuse

A sex offender was sentenced to one year in jail – with credit for time already served – and three years probation after pleading no contest to charges of first-degree burglary and attempted sex abuse. More>>

Lineup revealed for Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

The lineup has been announced for the 2018 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester. More>>

Busted pipes affect Virginia Beach, Portsmouth animal shelters

Broken pipes are having an affect on two area animal shelters. More>>

Couple in their 70s use buddy system to lose nearly 400 pounds together

It's that time of year when new year's resolutions are at the top of our minds. More>>

Alabama rallies, wins 5th football national title in 9 years

The Crimson Tide title drought didn't last long, but it needed a dramatic comeback from a freshman backup quarterback. More>>

5 Things for January 9: Korean talks, Trump, California, coal, college football

Royals update! Princess Charlotte started nursery school, making for the most adorable pictures. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today"... More>>

Evacuations ordered in fire-ravaged Southern California ahead of rain

Thousands of Southern Californians were ordered to evacuate Monday amid fears that heavy rainfall could trigger mudslides in regions charred by wildfires. More>>

JFK airport scrambles to clean up after latest debacle

Operations at New York's JFK airport are beginning to get back to normal after several days of failures that crippled operations and upset passengers. More>>

Rancher Cliven Bundy released from prison, lawyer says

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a case against rancher Cliven Bundy that stemmed from an armed standoff with federal authorities in Nevada four years ago, according to court papers. More>>

Charter school teachers fired for violating alcohol abuse policy

Imagine West Gilbert, a K-8 charter school, fired six teachers for violating its alcohol abuse policy on campus during school hours, according to spokesperson Rhonda Cagle. More>>

US winter freeze: Icy rain, slick roads before the thaw

Drivers from South to North are warned to expect icy roads on Monday. More>>

BYU student finds success running worm droppings business

Some of us truly blossom in the outdoors, and so it goes with Joe Walker. More>>

Justin Timberlake's tour coming to Nashville in May

Justin Timberlake is bringing "The Man of the Woods Tour" to Nashville later this year. More>>

Fraternity, four men to be sentenced in 2013 hazing death

A national fraternity and four men are expected to be sentenced Monday for charges related to the 2013 hazing death of Baruch College student and fraternity pledge Chun "Michael" Deng. Experts say the punishment could... More>>

US shatters record for disaster costs in 2017

2017 was the costliest year ever for weather and climate disasters in the United States, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday, totaling $306 billion. The previous record year, 2005,... More>>

How Trump became 'the white affirmative action president'

When the Trump administration recently signaled that it was going to crack down on affirmative action, some critics responded with an odd request: More>>

Recy Taylor is 'a name I know ... you should know, too,' Oprah says

Recy Taylor is a name Oprah Winfrey thinks you should know. More>>

5 Things for January 8: Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump

It's going to be a good ol' southern showdown in Atlanta during tonight's college football national championship game. Brush up with AJ's hilarious preview of the game. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and... More>>

Police chief arrested in undercover child sex sting

The online ad was pretty blunt: "Dominate [sic] male police officer seeks fun, discreet, sub playmate -- m4w." More>>

Water leak floods JFK Airport baggage claim, forces evacuation

A water main break flooded a baggage claim area at JFK International Airport in New York on Sunday afternoon, compounding flight cancellations and other headaches caused by the cold wave. More>>

East Coast brrraces for more chill, but warmer weather on the way

More than 20 million Midwesterners are under a winter weather advisory through Monday morning, while parts of wildfire-ravaged California will see the mixed blessing of heavy rain this week. More>>

Ice storm expected after brutally cold weekend

The arctic cold should loosen up soon, but don't pack away your earmuffs yet. More>>

Michele Bachmann Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former US Representative Michele Bachmann. More>>

Dolly Parton Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Dolly Parton, the Grammy Award-winning entertainer and businesswoman. More>>

John Young, ex-astronaut who walked on moon and commanded 1st shuttle flight, dies

Former astronaut John Young, a NASA trailblazer whose six journeys into space included a walk on the moon and commanding the first space shuttle flight, died Friday after complications from pneumonia, NASA said Saturday. More>>

Heroic tales of bravery from the winter storm to warm your heart

Ryan Saba and Ray Armstead went out into the winter storm to grab a bite to eat. More>>

Melissa Rivers: Seth Meyers must tackle sexual harassment at Golden Globes

Ahead of Sunday's Golden Globes, Melissa Rivers of "Fashion Police" said host Seth Meyers must "address the elephant in the room" -- sexual harassment in Hollywood. More>>

Planes collide on Toronto airport tarmac; fire prompts evacuation

Two commercial planes collided on the ground Friday night at Toronto Pearson International Airport, sparking a small fire and prompting the evacuation of dozens of passengers, the city's airport authority said. More>>

Hotel staff interacted with Las Vegas shooter more than 10 times before massacre

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino staff interacted with Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock more than 10 times in the days leading up to the October 1 massacre that claimed 58 lives. More>>

Brutal cold sends shivers through Northeast after 'bomb cyclone'

Dangerously cold weather is expected to hammer the Northeast and Midwest this weekend. More>>

Arson investigation after fire at Alabama home of Roy Moore accuser

Alabama authorities say arson is being investigated in a fire that destroyed the home of Tina Johnson, a woman who accused former US Senate candidate Roy Moore of grabbing her on the buttocks in 1991. More>>

Immigrant acquitted in killing that sparked firestorm gets time served

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, the undocumented immigrant acquitted last month in the death of Kate Steinle, was sentenced on a firearm charge Friday as his case moves from the state to the federal level. More>>

Passenger accused of sexually assaulting sleeping woman on flight

Investigators arrested a man they say unbuttoned the shirt and pants of a sleeping female passenger and put his hand down her pants during a flight, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court. More>>

Thousands of officers take part in deputy's funeral procession

Thousands of law enforcement officers from across Colorado and around the county descended on Castle Rock Friday morning to honor the life of Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Zackari Parrish. More>>

Bronx fire death toll up to 13

A 27-year-old man became the 13th victim of last week's apartment fire in the Bronx, in what was New York City's deadliest blaze in more than 25 years. More>>

Vermont moves to legalize pot as feds signal possible crackdown

On the same day the Justice Department signaled a possible federal crackdown on marijuana use, lawmakers in Vermont passed a bill that would legalize the drug for recreational purposes. More>>

Robot deer used as decoys to nab poachers

Through the latest hunting season, Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife workers used deer, bear, elk, grouse and other animal decoys to catch poachers. More>>

Driver saves children from school bus about to burn

A Sherman school bus driver is being credited for helping students escape a bus that was about to burn. More>>

Nearly 2,000 pot plants seized in bust

Three homes were raided in California City Thursday night for illegal marijuana operations. More>>

Suspect indicted in thwarted San Francisco terror attack

A former US Marine suspected of plotting a Christmas holiday terror attack on a popular San Francisco tourist destination was indicted Thursday by a grand jury. More>>

5 Things for January 5: Trump book, cybersecurity, marijuana, North Korea

Thinking about taking a big trip this year but stuck on where to go? How about, oh, you know, SPACE. We have your guide to commercial space travel in 2018, plus everything else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out... More>>

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