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Arkansas gov rejects call for probe after inmate convulses during execution More

The fourth death row inmate executed in Arkansas in eight days lurched and convulsed before he died, witnesses said, prompting critics and the man's legal team to demand an investigation Friday, ... More

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Manhunt

David Watson manhunt: Police call off search as escaped prisoner eludes capture

Authorities in Maryland suspended the ground search for escaped prisoner David Watson on Saturday as the hunt for the convict extended to a second day.

This Sunday, April 16, 2017, photo provided by the National Park Service shows Tapeats Creek in Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. Authorities are searching for Jackson Standefer, 14, and Lou-Ann Merrell, 62, after the pair lost their footing Saturday and fell into the water during a family trip in a remote area of the Arizona park. (National Park Service via AP) This Sunday, April 16, 2017, photo provided by the National Park Service shows Tapeats Creek in Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. Authorities are searching for Jackson Standefer, 14, and Lou-Ann Merrell, 62, after the pair lost their footing Saturday and fell into the water during a family trip in a remote area of the Arizona park. (National Park Service via AP)

Arizona

Body of teen hiker who vanished with grandmother believed found

The fate of a woman who went missing two weeks ago while on a Grand Canyon hike with her step-grandson remains an unknown while their family awaits the positive identification of a body found in the ...

Asia

China deports Houston businesswoman who was convicted of being US spy

An American woman who was arrested while on a business trip in China and later convicted of spying has been deported to the United States.

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Arkansas

Body of missing Arkansas boy, 9, found in woods, charges expected to be filed

Authorities in Arkansas said Saturday they found a body they believe belongs to a missing 9-year-old boy who had been missing since earlier in the week as the bodies of at least three other relatives.

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Missouri

Kansas City Jimmy John's worker speaks out after intense armed robbery

Security footage of a gun point robbery at a Kansas City Jimmy John's has gone viral with millions of views. The employee stands completely calm with a gun in his face while everyone was wondering, ...

Ambulances and emergency vehicles line up at Canton High School after a tornado ripped through the city of Canton, in Texas, on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Authorities say fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit the small city in East Texas. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP) Ambulances and emergency vehicles line up at Canton High School after a tornado ripped through the city of Canton, in Texas, on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Authorities say fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit the small city in East Texas. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Tornado

Texas severe weather: At least 5 killed, dozens injured after tornadoes rip through state

At least five people were killed and dozens were injured after tornadoes ripped through parts of Texas Saturday night.

Floods

At least 1 dead amid flooding, strong thunderstorms in Midwest

Strong thunderstorms are causing flooding in the Midwest that has killed at least one person in Missouri, prompted numerous rescues and blocked roadways.

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Manhunt

Los Angeles shooting spree: At least 1 killed, 3 hurt as police hunt suspects

Authorities in Southern California were searching for a Hispanic male and female accused of stealing a woman’s SUV on Saturday and then going on a shooting rampage, killing one and injuring three.

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Christianity

Ten reasons millennials are backing away from God and Christianity

College-aged millennials today are far more likely than the general population to be religiously unaffiliated.

Demonstrators sit on the ground along Pennsylvania Ave. in front of the White House in Washington, Saturday, April 29, 2017, during a demonstration and march. Thousands of people gathered across the country to march in protest of President Donald Trump's environmental policies, which have included rolling back restrictions on mining, oil drilling and greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants. The demonstrators sat down for 100 seconds to mark President Trump's first 100 days in office. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Demonstrators sit on the ground along Pennsylvania Ave. in front of the White House in Washington, Saturday, April 29, 2017, during a demonstration and march. Thousands of people gathered across the country to march in protest of President Donald Trump's environmental policies, which have included rolling back restrictions on mining, oil drilling and greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants. The demonstrators sat down for 100 seconds to mark President Trump's first 100 days in office. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Climate Change

Climate March: Tens of thousands protest Trump climate policies, demand environmental action

Tens of thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and blistering heat to demand action on climate change in mass protests that fell on President Trump's 100th day in office and blasted ...

California

The Latest: Police: California officers kill carjacker

The Latest on a fatal shooting by officers on Northern California highway (all times local): 4:45 p.m.

VIDEO

Eric Shawn reports: the 'Taylor Force Act'

A family's heartfelt plea to stop money going to terrorists and their relatives

US

LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

Twenty-five years ago, a jury acquitted four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, sparking looting and violence that would turn into one of the deadliest race riots in ...

California

Police: Officers shoot, kill armed man on California highway

Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area say officers shot and killed a man who got out of his car on a major highway and began firing at them.

Ohio

Texas prosecutor drops Ohio man's cold case murder charge

Houston's district attorney has dropped a murder charge against an Ohio man mistakenly identified as the suspect in a 1979 shooting.

New York

Child killed, 3 adults injured when truck hits car in NYC

Police say a 3-year-old girl was killed and three adults were injured when a garbage truck hit another vehicle in a New York City neighborhood.

FILE- In this Oct. 10, 2016, file photo, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz tips his cap after Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians in Boston. Ortiz is set to speak at the New England Institute of Technology's 76th commencement at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence on Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) FILE- In this Oct. 10, 2016, file photo, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz tips his cap after Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians in Boston. Ortiz is set to speak at the New England Institute of Technology's 76th commencement at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence on Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

EDUCATION

David Ortiz to address grads of Rhode Island tech college

Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is getting his first honorary degree, as he delivers the commencement address to graduates of a technical college in Rhode Island.

US

Wolf nearing extinction gives birth to 6 pups at museum

A wolf nearing extinction in the wild has given birth to six pups at a North Carolina museum.

US

Pentagon: blast kills US service member outside Mosul

The Pentagon says an explosive device has killed a U.S. service member outside Mosul.

Texas

China deports US businesswoman accused of spying

An American woman who was arrested while on a business trip in China and later convicted of spying has been deported to the United States.

Airlines

Delta defends pilot smacking brawling female passenger in video

Delta Airlines is defending a pilot who was caught on video smacking a female passenger involved in a brawl with another passenger.

CRIME

Man fires gun after luxury car is bumped near Wall Street

Police say a man in a luxury car just off Wall Street in New York City fired his gun after another motorist backed into the vehicle.

Ohio

Cleveland woman points gun at barber over 7-year-old son's haircut

Cleveland police released video of a woman they say pulled a gun on a barber because her 7-year-old son’s haircut was taking too long.

POLITICS

Who pays the price for fossil fuel divestment? Students, pensioners -- and you

Advocates for fossil fuel divestment have spent the past several years pressuring universities and pension boards to sell their investments in energy companies in order to take a symbolic stance ...

RELIGION

Nonbelievers' challenge to House prayers allowed to proceed

A federal judge in Pennsylvania is keeping alive a lawsuit by nonbelievers who want to be allowed to give invocations at the start of state House sessions.

Police and Law Enforcement

Missing 'suicidal' Texas cop escaped to Mexico after faking death, police say

A missing Texas cop who had threatened suicide is hiding out in Mexico after faking his own death, police said.

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