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Wife of Orlando nightclub gunman arrested on federal charges


SAN FRANCISCO The FBI on Monday arrested the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year, a massacre that intensified fears about attacks against Americans inspired by Islamic State, officials said. | Video

Martin Luther King's daughter says 'God can triumph over Trump'

ATLANTA/NEW YORK Martin Luther King's daughter said on Monday that "God can triumph over Trump," but the slain civil rights leader's son struck a conciliatory tone after meeting with the president-elect on the U.S. holiday that honors their father. | Video

Politics, Election 2016 Jan 16 2017

Springsteen tribute band pulls out of Trump inauguration bash

WASHINGTON A Bruce Springsteen tribute band bowed to pressure on Monday and backed out of performing at a gala on the evening before Donald Trump's inauguration, saying it was doing so out of respect for the New Jersey rocker, a vocal critic of the president-elect.

Jan 16 2017

Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on moon, dies at 82

Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon - an experience that he said made him "belong to the universe," died on Monday at the age of 82, the U.S. space agency said.

Science, People, Jan 16 2017

Cowboys Elliott seeks 'closure' on domestic violence probe

(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott wants to see "closure" on the NFL's domestic violence inquiry related to the assault accusations made by his ex-girlfriend over the summer.

Sports, People Jan 16 2017

Ice storm pelts central U.S., causing deadly road conditions

CHICAGO A winter storm battered a large swath of the central United States on Sunday with ice and freezing rain, creating dangerous driving conditions that caused at least five traffic-related deaths and leaving thousands without power. | Video

Environment Jan 16 2017

Trump vows 'insurance for everybody' in replacing Obamacare

WASHINGTON U.S. President-elect Donald Trump aims to replace Obamacare with a plan that would envisage "insurance for everybody," he said in an interview with the Washington Post published on Sunday night. | Video

Millennial women opposed to Trump take to streets, many for the first time

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millennials, some so young they need their parents' permission and others with babies in tow, will join women's protests this weekend as their generation for the first time faces challenges to rights they have known most of their lives.

Jan 16 2017

Man arrested after Washington state Islamic Center fire

A Washington man was arrested on Saturday on charges of setting fire to an Islamic center in Bellevue, Washington, authorities said. | Video

Jan 15 2017

High-flying pro wrestling star Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dies at 73

Fijian-born Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, one of biggest stars in professional wrestling in the 1980s, died on Sunday at age 73, less than two weeks after homicide charges were dropped against him in Pennsylvania for the 1983 death of his girlfriend.

People Jan 15 2017

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