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Manhattan DA Opens Investigation Of Allegations Against N.Y. Attorney General

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| But Cyrus Vance Jr.'s probe of Eric Schneiderman is complicated: Schneiderman has been investigating Vance for his involvement in the decision not to prosecute producer Harvey Weinstein.

How Puerto Rico Plans To Spend $1.5 Billion In Federal Recovery Grants


The grants were provided by the Department of Housing And Urban Development, and most of the money will go to rebuilding damaged homes and businesses.

Decorated Taekwondo Athlete Steven Lopez Temporarily Barred Amid Assault Claims


The 39-year-old has won three Olympic medals — including two golds — and five World Championships. At least five women have accused him and his brother Jean Lopez of sexual assault.

4 Ideas To Stop Violence Against Girls: A Walking School Bus, Sports Talk And More


The World Bank and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative are betting on local solutions to protect girls and women from abuse.

Oliver North Will Be Next President Of NRA, Organization Says


North, infamous for his involvement in the Iran-Contra scandal, will leave Fox News and become the group's president within a few weeks, the National Rifle Association said in a statement.

Connecticut OKs Bill Pledging Electoral Votes To National Popular Vote Winner


Connecticut is set to join 10 states that commit their electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the nation's popular vote — regardless of who wins in those states.

Lava eruptions destroy several homes in Hawaii


More than 1,700 people evacuated a neighborhood on the Big Island as ground fissures continue to spew lava and gas into residential areas.

Students, celebrities and the faithful protest outside NRA convention


"People think we're trying to take away guns, but that's not the issue we're focused on. We're trying to regulate the amount of gun violence."

Surfing on dry land in the heart of California's farm country


A man-made lake as long as seven football fields produces waves good enough to tempt the best surfers in the world.