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The grand jury indictment alleges Gregory Bush shot and killed two African-Americans "because of their race and color." The Justice Department has not decided if it will seek the death penalty.
To help fire crews deal with the stress of fighting ever-more frequent and destructive wildfires, officials have set up a peer-support trailer in the middle of the Woolsey fire base camp.
Katelyn McClure, Mark D'Amico and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. were charged with second degree theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception on Thursday. They could get 10 years in prison.
Seattle-based researchers examined the disappearances and murders of Native American women in 71 U.S. cities. They found information on 506 documented cases — and huge, troubling gaps in the data.
The second installment of J.K. Rowling's follow-up Potter franchise is as overstuffed as the first, but it's less muddled. It dutifully advances the story, but fails to deliver thrilling set-pieces.
It's already the biggest outbreak in Congo's history. And Dr. Pierre Rollin of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says by many measures it's as if they're stuck at square one.
Democrats have now gained 35 seats and could get up to 39 as counting continues in close races around the country. There will be no Republicans from New England in the U.S. House next year.
When NPR reported on research that sheds doubt on the value of fish oil and vitamin D supplements, people had a lot of questions. So we went back to the experts to get you some answers.
In its latest effort to curb smoking by young people, the FDA wants to outlaw menthol cigarettes. The agency would also restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes to reduce youth addiction to nicotine.
The two "discussed the upcoming G20 Summit and touched on the issues that will be discussed" when President Trump and Putin attend that meeting, the White House says.
The Pew Research Center analyzed post-millennials who are currently between the ages of 6 and 21 and found nearly half — 48 percent — are from communities of color.
A genetic analysis of samples taken from a large UK health database suggest that people who are more sensitive than their peers to the bitter taste of caffeine tend to drink more coffee — not less.
A full genome sequence costs about $1,000. But Nebula Genomics expects that companies and researchers would defray the cost in exchange for key medical information about the person involved.
A new UCLA study suggests that turnout among Southern California's Latino voters jumped in the Nov. 6 midterm election over 2014.
As thousands of troops arrive to reinforce security at the U.S.-Mexico border, Arizona officials worry migrants will try to storm the border.
Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor agrees with Turkey, saying Jamal Khashoggi was murdered — but he says the journalist died from a drug overdose, not a brutal hit squad.
The First Lady's office said on Tuesday Ricardel "no longer deserves the honor of serving in this White House." She is headed to an unspecified role in the administration, the White House says.
California Rep. Maxine Waters has been a favorite target of President Trump and his supporters. Now she's in line to chair the House Financial Services Committee, where she could slow his agenda.
The exciting, engaging, entertaining Widows is the rare fun heist film that also functions as a solid drama, thanks largely to the lead performance from Viola Davis.
President Trump, the GOP-controlled Senate and the Federalist Society are putting their stamp on the federal judiciary for a generation with a corps of conservative appointments.
Florida statute requires machine recounts to be completed by Thursday, unless a federal judge says otherwise.
Avenatti was charged Wednesday for felony domestic violence, after police took a report on Tuesday of the alleged incident. He was released on $50,000 bail and has vehemently denied the allegations.
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Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.
A ruling is expected to come down today in the suit by CNN to get back Jim Acosta’s press pass, which was revoked last week after a heated back-and-forth with President Trump.
New study gives mixed results on effectiveness of fish oil and vitamin D, we discuss the supplements’ ability to lower heart or cancer risks| November 15 2018, 9:32 AM
A large study on fish oil and vitamin D, published Saturday by the New England Journal of Medicine, gave long-awaited answers on who benefits from these nutrients.
Gene-edited foods could hit grocery shelves as early as next year, according to the Associated Press.
The Woolsey Fire has charred over 98,000 acres and destroyed more than 500 structures. The fire is now at 57 percent contained.