Overdoses possible in some student deaths on USC…

Police investigators are looking into drug overdoses as a potential cause of death among some of the nine students who have died this semester at the University Southern California

Conspiracy charges dropped in Michael Avenatti Nike case

An indictment charging California attorney Michael Avenatti with conspiring to extort Nike has been rewritten to drop two conspiracy counts

Republican Mark Sanford Drops Out Of 2020…

The former South Carolina governor said the impeachment inquiry into President Trump has made policy discussion "impossible right now."

Texas man accused of beheading roommate sentenced…

A Texas man was sentenced to death for the 2017 slayings of his roommate, who was beheaded, and the roommate’s 17-year-old girlfriend

Supporters rally on behalf of death row inmate…

Protesters rallied in support of Rodney Reed’s campaign to stop his scheduled Nov. 20 execution

Arizona congressman’s tweets raise Epstein…

Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar appears to be signaling support for a conspiracy theory that Jeffrey Epstein did not kill himself while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges

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What To Expect In Wednesday's Public Impeachment…

Former Ambassador Bill Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent will testify together Wednesday morning.

NJ will trap turkeys troubling Jersey Shore…

New Jersey has drumsticked up a plan to deal with flocks of wild turkeys that are ruffling some feathers in a Jersey Shore neighborhood

Debunked Ukraine conspiracy theory is knocked…

Debunked Ukraine conspiracy theory is knocked down - again

Trump Says He Knows 'Nothing' About Overheard…

The moment has arrived: The public phase of the House impeachment inquiry of President Trump began on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Democrat Adam Schiff declared at the start of the hearing that the "future of the presidency itself" is at stake, while Republican Devin Nunes called the hearings a "carefully orchestrated...

Montgomery, Alabama, Swears In Its First Black…

Mayor Steven Reed says he'll work to raise teachers' and first responders' salaries and "reinvest in" Montgomery's neighborhoods.

Another President Faces Impeachment, Over Another…

University of Florida student body president Michael C. Murphy invited Donald Trump Jr. to make what proved to be a controversial speech on campus last month, and now Murphy is facing his own impeachment inquiry over the matter. The Tampa Bay Times notes the parallels between Murphy's impeachment battle and...

Germany, France, UK, condemn North Korean missile…

Germany, France and Britain are strongly condemning the dozen sets of ballistic missile launches by North Korea since May and are urging Pyongyang to engage in “meaningful negotiations” with the U.S. on its nuclear and missile programs

Catholic bishops’ new anti-abuse hotline to be…

New hotline to report sexual misconduct accusations against Catholic bishops in US could be operating soon

SCOTUS Won't Hear Remington's Appeal In Sandy…

The high court won't hear the gun-maker's appeal in a lawsuit brought by the families of Sandy Hook shooting victims.

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UN chief: Terrorists strengthen foothold in Africa’s Sahel

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that terrorist groups have strengthened their foothold across Africa’s Sahel region, which is experiencing escalating violence

California regulators order inquiry into power…

California regulators have opened a formal investigation into pre-emptive power outages that blacked out large parts of the state in October, drawing strong rebukes from public officials and residents

The Latest: Officer says Miranda failure was a…

A police officer who obtained a confession from the suspect in the disappearance and death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts says she made an honest mistake by initially failing to read him his legal rights

PG&E Offers $13.5B To Wildfire Victims As Part Of…

Bloomberg reports PG&E is offering $13.5 billion to people affected by fires that were sparked by the company's power lines.

Review: ‘The Good Liar’ pairs Mirren and McKellen

Film Review: ‘The Good Liar’ pairs Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen but seldom lives up to the sheer pleasure of seeing its two leads together, for the first time as co-stars

Hyundai to build Santa Cruz SUV at Alabama plant

Hyundai says it will be a pickup-style sport-utility vehicle at its plant in Alabama, which is being enlarged in a $410 million expansion project

US proposes tougher rules on work permits for…

The Trump administration is proposing to make it tougher for asylum-seekers to obtain permission to work in the United States while their immigration cases are pending

Jimmy Carter Undergoing Brain Surgery To Relieve…

The surgery will relieve pressure on Carter's brain that's been caused by bleeding from his recent falls.

NYPD kept database of juveniles’ fingerprints, violating law

New York City police secretly kept fingerprints of children arrested as juveniles on file permanently in a department database until recently

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Grand Rapids to pay $190K to Latino US citizen…

The city of Grand Rapids will pay a $190,000 settlement to a Latino war veteran who was wrongfully detained by federal immigration officials

Utility to pay $360M for major Southern…

A Southern California utility has agreed to pay $360 million to settle lawsuits brought by local governments over deadly wildfires sparked by its equipment in the last two years, including one blamed for a mudslide that killed more than 20 people

Atatiana Jefferson's Father Dies Of Heart Attack

Marquis Jefferson, the father of a woman killed in her home by police last month, has died of a heart attack at the age of 58.