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The Latest: Sheriff says police have found parts…

Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne tells the Houston Chronicle that investigators have recovered parts of the cargo plane that crashed just east of Houston

Southern storms, flooding, tornado in east…

Severe storms rake the South amid days of drenching rains and a tornado touches down in east Mississippi city of Columbus; no reports of any deaths

Small plane crashes at airport; instructor and…

Authorities say an instructor pilot and his student died when the small plane they were in crashed at a Massachusetts airport

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Maduro's opponents brave tear gas in push to…

A US-backed campaign to force Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro from power met strong resistance from security forces who fired tear gas on protesters trying to deliver humanitarian aid from Colombia and Brazil

Sheriffs Mostly Ignore New Washington Gun Law

Washington state may have passed a gun-control law, but will it be enforced? Not by at least 20 sheriffs—over half of those in the state—while some county governments are resisting the resolution and at least one state lawmaker wants a separate state, the Guardian reports. Ballot Initiative 1639,...

#MeToo Oscars: What's changed?

The 2018 Oscars directly addressed the #MeToo movement, so how are women faring in the industry this year?

Judge Sets R. Kelly's Bond at $1 Million

A judge on Saturday gave R. Kelly a chance to go free while the R&B star awaits trial on charges that he sexually abused four people, including three minors, in a case that seemed likely to produce another #MeToo reckoning for a celebrity.

She's Nominated for an Oscar, She Also Just Won a…

Melissa McCarthy is nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards, yet she just won a Golden Raspberry! What's going on here? Nathan Rousseau Smith breaks it down.

Biden's 2020 opening? Dem field missing foreign…

Foreign policy has largely taken a back seat on the presidential campaign trail, and former Vice President Joe Biden could seize on that opening to position himself as the global policy expert if he runs

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R. Kelly's life mirrors that of prosecutor who…

Now in the fight of his life, R&B star R. Kelly is facing the power of a prosecutor whose life story in some ways mirrors his

Trade hopes drive Wall Street higher

U.S. stocks climbed and the Dow and Nasdaq posted a ninth straight week of gains on Friday as investors clung to signs of progress in the U.S.-China trade talks. Fred Katayama reports.

Utility cancels $130 million in worker performance bonuses

Northern California utility Pacific Gas & Electric says it won't award $130 million in employee bonuses because of its recent bankruptcy filing

Sen. Klobuchar's Aides Reveal 'the Dark Side'

The takeaway image is of Sen. Amy Klobuchar sitting on a plane, eating her salad with a comb. And she was not happy. That 2008 incident—in which she berated an aide for forgetting her fork and ate with her comb instead—appears in a New York Times article about...

Humanitarian Aid Passes Into Venezuela

Humanitarian aid has passed into Venezuela, though some of it has been blocked from moving further. Meanwhile, several soldiers have defected.

21 killed in bus accident at China's largest silver mine

A total of 21 people have been killed and 29 injured in a bus accident blamed on faulty brakes at China's largest silver mine in the country's north

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Cohen Reveals More About Trump's Family Business

Michael Cohen's recent meetings with federal prosecutors suggest they're expanding an investigation into the Trump Organization, the New York Times reports. Insiders say that in meetings last month, Cohen talked about the company's insurance claims and was asked about Imaad Zuberi, a political fundraiser and venture capitalist who gave $900,...

Buffett encourages investors to bet on American…

Billionaire Warren Buffett says the company he built through decades of acquisitions continues to perform well even though he hasn't found any major deals at attractive prices recently

Editor Backs KKK, Gives His Job to a Black Woman

Last week, he wanted the Ku Klux Klan to "night ride again." Friday, he gave up his job to a black woman. Welcome to the strange month of Goodloe Sutton, who will retain ownership of the Democrat-Reporter of Linden, Alabama, but apparently gave editorial control to employee Elecia Dexter, the...