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Man faces life for murder after initial confessions doubted

Aug 23, 2019

A man whose confessions to the 1998 murder of a Montana video store clerk were initially met with skepticism from authorities is now facing life in prison

Embattled Illinois welfare agency praised for training lab

Aug 23, 2019

Experts say an Illinois welfare agency under fire for high-profile deaths of children has become a national standout when it comes to giving workers hands-on training

Descendants of America's first Africans will mark 400 years

Aug 23, 2019

A family that traces its bloodline to America's first enslaved Africans will gather at its cemetery to reflect on their arrival 400 years ago

The Latest: Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed

Aug 22, 2019

A serial killer who preyed on older gay men during a rampage 25 years ago around the U.S. East Coast has been put to death

Florida set to execute serial killer who preyed on gay men

Aug 22, 2019

Gary Ray Bowles, 57, is set to receive a lethal injection.

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Aug 22, 2019

Today in History

Suspicious device snarls traffic on George Washington Bridge

Aug 23, 2019

Traffic has reopened on the George Washington Bridge after authorities investigated a suspicious package scare.

7 clergy members named in Alaska sexual misconduct review

Aug 22, 2019

An independent review has found credible accusations of past sexual misconduct against seven clergy members of an Alaska Catholic diocese, including a former priest who was killed in a July plane crash

Serial killer who preyed on older gay men around the US East Coast 25 years ago is executed in Florida

Aug 22, 2019

Serial killer who preyed on older gay men around the US East Coast 25 years ago is executed in Florida

Man charged after 2 bodies found in pickup in St. Louis

Aug 22, 2019

A 63-year-old man is charged with killing two people whose bodies were found in a pickup truck parked in St. Louis

Supreme Court denies stay of execution for serial killer who preyed on older gay men, leaving six dead 25 years ago

Aug 22, 2019

Supreme Court denies stay of execution for serial killer who preyed on older gay men, leaving six dead 25 years ago

UN chief urges world to stamp out religious persecution

Aug 22, 2019

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging the world to "stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, the persecution of Christians and other religious groups" on the first international day to remember the victims of religious persecutio…

7 sent to hospital after smoke fills cabin of Hawaii flight

Aug 22, 2019

Seven people were taken to the hospital after smoke filled the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines flight from California to Hawaii on Thursday

Hispanic journalist group returns Fox News conference money

Aug 22, 2019

The nation's largest Hispanic journalist group is rescinding Fox News' sponsorship of its upcoming annual conference in Texas and returning nearly $17,000 to the network in response to a radio host's comments about Latino immigrants

Shoplifters locked into California store by employee

Aug 22, 2019

Authorities say shoplifters trying to boost thousands of dollars' worth of sunglasses from a Southern California store found themselves locked inside by a quick-thinking employee