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National Guardsman Convicted of Sexually Abusing Daughters

An Ohio National Guardsman accused of sexually abusing three adopted daughters and a stepdaughter at their home and trying to intimidate his children so they wouldn't discuss the allegations against him was convicted on Friday...


  • 53 People in 9 States Sickened after Eating Raw Tuna

    Health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna that has sickened 53 people in nine states. The California Department of Public Health said Thursday that 31 of the cases are there...

  • In this Dec. 14, 2012, file photo, Carlee Soto uses a phone to get information about her sister, Victoria Soto, a teacher at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn., after a gunman killed over two dozen people, including 20 children. Survey: US Schools Beef Up Safety Measures

    A government survey finds that public schools have beefed up school security measures with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years surrounding the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School...

  • Pilot Who Landed Gyrocopter at US Capitol Due in Court

    A Florida man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol is due back in court Thursday. A grand jury has indicted Douglas Hughes on six charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia...

  • In this photo taken May 10, 2015, a dead dolphin washes ashore in the Gulf of Mexico on Grand Isle, La. A settlement has been reached in damages from the oil spill. Settlement Reached in Damages from 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

    Lawyers representing businesses and individuals claiming damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill have announced a $211 million settlement with Transocean Ltd., owner of the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig...
      

  • Men from Minn., Texas Get Federal Prison Terms in Arizona Mortgage Fraud Case

    Men from Minnesota and Texas have been sentenced to federal prison terms in a mortgage fraud case in Arizona. A judge in Phoenix on Monday sentenced 44-year-old Paxton Jeffrey Anderson of Montevideo, Minnesota to eight years in prison and Joseph John Plany of Hutto, Texas, to four years...

  • A law enforcement officer photographs a vehicle in the rear parking lot of a Twin Peaks restaurant Tuesday, May, 19, 2015, in Waco, Texas. Wife of Biker Inmate: Some Arrested in Texas are Innocent

    Bullets ricocheted around the parking lot of Twin Peaks, the Waco restaurant where a motorcycle gang shootout left nine dead, just minutes after Theron Rhoten pulled in on his vintage Harley chopper for a regional motorcycle club meeting, according to Rhoten's wife...

  • Takata Air Bag Recall Doubles to Almost 34 Million

    Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history...

  • Los Angeles is Biggest US City to Give Initial Approval of $15 Minimum Wage

    The Los Angeles City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to raising minimum pay in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour by 2020, a key step as wages in America have stagnated. If enacted, Los Angeles would join Seattle and San Francisco as some of the largest cities in the nation with phased in minimum wage laws eventually requiring annual pay of about $31,200....

  • The federal government hopes to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations. Feds Propose Multi-Pronged Plan to Bolster Decline in Bees

    The federal government hopes to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making more federal land bee-friendly, spending more money on research and considering the use of less pesticides...

  • This photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department shows an oil slick from a broken pipeline off the central California coast near Santa Barbara on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Oil Spill Spreads Across 9 miles of Pacific, Fouls Beaches

    Investigators from the U.S. Department of Transportation are investigating the cause of a pipeline leak that has spread oil across 9 miles of ocean along the Central California coast...

  • In this April 22, 2015 photo, a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey comes in for a landing at Miami International Airport before a presidential visit, in Miami. US Marines Say Unique Osprey Aircraft Has Good Safety Record

    The fatal crash of the Marine Corps' new hybridized airplane-and-helicopter aircraft during a training exercise in Hawaii over the weekend is renewing safety concerns about the machine...

  • Tsarnaev Sentencing Hearing Likely to be Scheduled

    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will likely soon learn when he will be formally sentenced to death. A status conference is scheduled Tuesday morning in U.S. District Court. Last week, a jury sentenced Tsarnaev to death for the 2013 terror attack. A judge must formally impose the sentence...

  • Law enforcement continue to investigate the motorcycle gang related shooting at the Twin Peaks restaurant, Monday, May 18, 2015, in Waco, Texas, where 9 were killed Sunday and over a dozen injured. Memo: Violence Long Simmered Between Rival Texas Biker Gangs

    Texas law enforcement authorities warned weeks ago of growing animosity between rival motorcycle gangs, a feud that erupted into violence this week with a deadly lunchtime shootout between the two groups in a crowded Waco restaurant...

  • In this Sunday, May 17, 2015 photo provided by the Davis County Sheriff's Office, a large boulder blocks a vehicle on a road in Farmington Canyon, about 20 miles north of Salt Lake City. Storm Renews Flooding Concerns Near Colorado Burn Scars

    The latest in a series of Pacific storms spreading damp weather across the West is raising concerns of flooding in areas stripped bare by forest fires. A storm dumped up to 2 inches of rain in some areas of northern Utah over the weekend, causing minor flooding and a rock slide, and has moved into Colorado...

  • In a surprise announcement on Monday, President Barack Obama is banning the federal government from providing some military-style equipment to local departments. Obama Bans Some Military-Style Equipment Provided to Police

    President Barack Obama is banning the federal government from providing some military-style equipment to local police. The announcement is a surprise coming nine months after police in full body armor with armored trucks dispelled last summer's racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri...










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