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Offices of Texas Catholic archdiocese searched in sex-abuse case

Nov 28 2018

Texas authorities searched the offices of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston on Wednesday looking for documents related to a priest who was charged in September with sex crimes.

Alabama police cite 'sense of threat' from man killed by officer

Nov 27 2018

Police in Alabama on Monday said that a man who was shot dead by an officer who wrongly suspected him of wounding two shoppers at a crowded mall on Thanksgiving had made a chaotic situation worse by drawing a gun when shots were fired. | Video

John Lennon's killer recalls inner 'tug of war' before the murder

Nov 15 2018

NEW YORK Before he pulled the trigger that ended the life of rock icon John Lennon nearly 38 years ago, his killer remembers being in a "tug of war" with himself over what he was about to do, and even praying for a way out of carrying out his plan.

Fight at North Carolina high school ends in deadly shooting

Oct 30 2018

A fistfight between two North Carolina high school students turned deadly on Monday when one of them pulled out a handgun and fired at the other in a crowded hallway before the start of classes, authorities said.

California utility puts users in the dark to dampen wildfire threat

Oct 15 2018

California's largest public utility cut off electric power to about 60,000 customers to prevent wildfires such as those that erupted in the state's wine country last fall, as high winds threatened to topple trees and power lines this week.

California utility puts users in the dark to dampen wildfire threat

Oct 15 2018

Oct 15 California's largest public utility cut off electric power to about 60,000 customers in an unprecedented move to prevent wildfires such as those that erupted in the state's wine country last fall, as high winds threatened to topple trees and power lines.

New York man charged with planning suicide bombing in Washington on Election Day

Oct 11 2018

NEW YORK Federal authorities were holding a New York man who they said planned to blow himself up on Washington's National Mall on Election Day in November to promote his ideology that requires government leaders to be randomly selected. | Video

Finger pointing begins in search for cause of New York limo crash

Oct 09 2018

NEW YORK Lawyers for the family of a limousine driver who died along with 19 others in an upstate New York accident and the owner of the vehicle are clashing over the cause of the deadliest U.S. transport accident in nearly a decade. | Video

Not all in the family - Arizona lawmaker's siblings back opponent

Sep 22 2018

If there is a gathering of Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar's family this holiday season, there should be plenty to talk about after six of the Republican's nine siblings endorsed his Democratic opponent. | Video

Ex-prosecutor to examine New York archdiocese sex abuse policies

Sep 20 2018

NEW YORK New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan named a former federal judge and prosecutor on Thursday to independently review how the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has handled allegations of sexual abuse, after what Dolan said was the "Summer of Hell." | Video

World News

EU tells UK's May: We will not renegotiate the Brexit treaty

The European Union ruled out renegotiating the Brexit divorce treaty or its Irish border protocol on Tuesday as Prime Minister Theresa May sought last ditch assurances from the bloc to save her deal after pulling a vote she acknowledged she would lose.