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Sanders, liberals come out with bill to cancel student debt

Government moves migrant kids after poor conditions exposed

  Trump: Woman who accused him of sexual assault not his type

  Trump signs order imposing sanctions on Iran supreme leader

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing

Treasury’s watchdog to look into Tubman bill delay

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  GRAPHIC: Murder suspect in Nebraska cuts his throat during trial

Truck driver charged with 7 homicides in New Hampshire motorcycle crash

Carrie Underwood’s baby loves her singing. Dad’s, not so much

Student hunts for ‘mystery couple’ she captured in stunning engagement photo at Yosemite

Smoking sharply raises young women’s risk of serious type of heart attack

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund

Family: Beth Chapman of bounty hunting fame in medically-induced coma

Chapman, wife of Hawaii-based bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman, has battled cancer for years.

  U.S. measles count reaches 1,077

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported 1,077 measles cases this year through June 20, up 33 from the last update.

Cat survives full laundry cycle while trapped in owner’s washing machine

The 1-year-old cat remains on oxygen, but he has started eating again and vets expect a full recovery.

Missouri judge allows abortions to continue, for now

St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer extended a preliminary injunction he previously issued in order to give a Planned Parenthood affiliate in St. Louis time to take a licensing fight before an administrative panel.

Military member found slain with kids became citizen at White House in 2012

Secret Service: Suspicious package near White House cleared

  Italy’s Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Sam’s Club is expanding alcohol delivery

  Police: Man shot teen to death after teen shot son over video game sale

  10th American dies in Dominican Republic

Florida tortoise ‘detained’ for blocking the road

The gopher tortoise was "detained" by law enforcement for refusing to clear the road. A St. Johns County, Fla., sheriff's deputy spotted it during a routine patrol.

Crater appears in German field, apparently caused by WWII bomb

Residents heard a loud boom in the middle of the night. No one was injured.

More than 2,000 people win lottery with ‘0-0-0-0’ in N.C.

There were 2,014 winning tickets Saturday for the Pick 4 lottery’s $7.8 million jackpot. The winning numbers were 0-0-0-0.

  Missing college student disappears after Lyft ride in Utah

University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck hasn't been seen since returning from a family funeral in California.

  Family tied up, beaten by home invaders who pretended to be police in Georgia

Police are still looking for the three suspects and have notified the public in hopes of getting tips that lead to an arrest.

Medical groups warn climate change is a ‘health emergency’

The new climate change agenda released by the groups, including the American Medical Association and the American Heart Association, comes amid early jostling among Democratic candidates over whose environmental platform is more progressive.

  Woman said she fell asleep during a flight and woke up on dark, parked plane alone

The airline was responding to an incident involving a woman who described waking up "all alone" on a "cold dark" aircraft after a flight to Toronto earlier this month.

  Model burned over 25 percent of body after catching on fire in photo shoot gone wrong

The model plans to sue the shoot's photographer, alleging he used tiki torch fluid on her body, which burst into flames.

  Off-duty cop shot by teen trying to steal his personal vehicle, deputies say

Although wounded and in pain, the off-duty deputy was determined to stay true to the sheriff’s office’s mission to serve and protect the community.

12-foot gator that had been hit by truck captured on Florida interstate

Tallahassee Police and Florida Highway Patrol closed the exit for hours while the gator was safely removed.

‘Devastated’: 11 killed in one of Hawaii’s worst civilian aviation disasters

NTSB investigators arrived Saturday, a day after a skydiving plane crashed on Oahu's North Shore.

Former congressman Joe Sestak launches presidential campaign

The retired Navy admiral who calls himself "Admiral Joe" on his campaign website joins a crowded Democratic field seeking the nomination to challenge President Donald Trump.

  Florida man sports short shorts to teach daughter a lesson

Some people believe the best way to teach is by example. For one father in Florida, the example was about what not to do. He took his message to a whole new level, to convince his daughter not to wear short shorts.

Sentencing looms for deadly Charlottesville attack; man seeks mercy

Lawyers for James Alex Fields Jr., 22, said in a sentencing memo submitted in court documents Friday that the defendant should not spend his entire life in prison because of his age, a traumatic childhood and a history of mental illness.

  Bolton warns Iran not to mistake US ‘prudence’ for weakness

Bolton's tough message seemed to be aimed not only at Tehran, but also at reassuring key U.S. allies that the White House remains committed to maintaining pressure on Iran.

Tuskegee Airman who flew 142 WWII combat missions dies at 99

Robert Friend flew 142 combat missions in World War II as part of the elite group of fighter pilots trained at Alabama's Tuskegee Institute.

One dead, several injured after pub shooting in Indiana

The shooting happened just after 2 a.m. Sunday.

Judge in Sandy Hook conspiracy lawsuits reports threats

Judge Barbara Bellis wrote in a court filing Friday that the FBI contacted Connecticut State Police about the threats on the Infowars website, and that state police notified her.

Airman, two toddlers found dead in NY home

The victims were identified as a mother, a 3-year-old girl and 2-year-old boy.

  Daughters stunned after father’s body, 3 others found unrefrigerated at Ind. funeral home

Indiana State Police found four bodies in an unrefrigerated area while serving a search warrant on the funeral home. It was also revealed 11 decedents had not been issued death certificates.

Thai soccer team marks cave ordeal anniversary with run

Around 4,000 people took part in the marathon and biking event, organized to raise funds to improve conditions at the now famous Tham Luang cave complex in northern Thailand.

  Texas mother charged after 3-year-old dies in game of ‘chicken’ with SUV, prosecutors say

The boy's mother faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted in her son's death.

  Hot air balloon crashes, knocks down several in crowd at Mo. festival

Several people were knocked to the ground by the balloon's basket, but the most anyone suffered were minor injuries.

  Before his death, inmate shouted ‘I can’t breathe’ as guards piled on top of him

Surveillance video shows officers piling on top of an inmate as he yells, "I can't breathe" before dying.

Bear enters Montana home, settles in for nap in closet

Missoula County sheriff's officials say the bear just yawned when deputies knocked on the window and unlocked the door in an attempt to coax it to leave Friday morning.

  Naked man causes brief disruption at Detroit Metro airport

The Wayne County Airport Authority said in a statement that the man walked up to a checkpoint at the suburban Detroit airport early Friday and disrobed.

Trump promising new Iran sanctions on Monday

Trump said U.S. sanctions on Iran have turned the country into an "economic mess" and he tweeted later Saturday about new penalties to be imposed on Monday, without providing details.

  Trump delaying massive ICE immigration raids for 2 weeks

Raids targeting immigrant families were to be carried out as soon as this weekend but President Donald Trump has delayed them for two weeks at the request of the Democrats.

  Thousands of bees safely removed from under floorboards in woman’s home

Adrienne Gonzales said she’s battled the problem for nearly 10 years. A bee specialist came and removed the insects.

US unveils $50 billion Palestinian economic plan

The plan calls for a mix of public and private financing and intends to create at least a million new jobs for Palestinians.

3-year-old in Texas accidentally shoots himself in head, police say

The boy’s condition is not known at this time.

  Jury awards man nearly $1.8M after he says doctor left metal wire inside his body

German Ortiz went in for an angiogram and angioplastyin 2005. He said there’s still more than 2 feet of wire inside his body that is too dangerous to take out.

  Grand jury indicts Georgia woman in fatal shooting of 62-year-old driver after hit-and-run

Hannah Payne is accused of shooting and killing 62-year-old Kenneth Herring. She is charged with malice murder, two counts of felony murder and aggravated assault. Payne is also charged with false imprisonment and three counts of possessions of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

  4 dead after golf course argument leads to shooting, fire incident in California

Authorities said it all started when a man got into an argument with two golfers at a golf course near a senior-living mobile park.

Scamp the Tramp wins World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

The pooch took top honors Friday night at the 31st annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest.

  7 dead, 3 hurt in crash between truck, motorcycles in New Hampshire

Seven people were killed in a crash between a truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire, state police said Friday, in what witnesses described as a “devastating scene.”

  Oregon governor hunts down fleeing GOP senators trying to dodge climate change vote

The president of the Oregon Senate ordered the state Capitol to close on Saturday due to a "possible militia threat" from right-wing protesters as a walkout by Republican lawmakers over landmark climate change legislation dragged on.

Cocaine haul from ship at Philadelphia port grows, arrests now stand at 6

Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds, making it the largest cocaine haul in the history of U.S. Customs, authorities said Friday.

Mega Millions winner must pay $15 million to ex-wife

Rich and Mary Zelasko finalized their divorce last year after a lengthy legal battle. Now, the Michigan man will lose a portion of his winnings to her.

  Trump faces new sexual assault allegation; he issues denial

The allegation against Trump by E. Jean Carroll is included in her upcoming book about the "hideous men" that the Elle magazine columnist says she has encountered throughout her life.

Smartphones are making our kids grow horns. Or maybe it’s just bad posture

Researchers looked at 1,200 X-rays covering a wide variety of ages. One-third of them showed horn-like bone spurs growing at the base of the skull.

Wife arrested after trying to take jailed husband’s guns to police

The husband had been jailed for domestic violence, so the wife tried to turn his weapons in to the police.

UK study shows seal singing ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’

The study by University of St. Andrews researchers showed that three trained seals were able to imitate parts of popular tunes.

  Arsenic found in bottled water brands sold at Whole Foods, Target and Walmart

The testing conducted for the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) revealed levels of the toxic metal that are above the legal limit.

  Report: Toys R Us could return this holiday season

The toy chain ceased U.S. operations in 2018 but is expected to open about a half dozen American stores and an e-commerce site later this year.

  'I didn’t know what this guy’s problem was’: SUV rams into car in apparent road-rage incident

Thomas Picard was driving home Wednesday when someone rammed into him.

  Explosions, fire rock US oil refinery; gas prices could rise

The fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex around 4 a.m., spokeswoman Cherice Corley said.

  Man charged with manslaughter after assisting relative with suicide

Kevin Connors, 65, is accused of assisting a family member commit suicide in 2018. He turned himself into police this week.

Judge orders special prosecutor to examine Smollett probe

Cook County Judge Michael Toomin suggested that the county's state's attorney, Kim Foxx, mishandled the Smollett case by appointing a top aide to oversee it after she recused herself.

  Cardi B hit with new felony charges in strip club brawl

The indictment filed in state court on Friday charges Cardi B with two counts of felony attempted assault and various lesser charges.

Missouri denies license renewal for lone abortion clinic

Missouri's health department has declined to renew the abortion license for the state's lone clinic, but it will still operate for now.

  Migrant children describe neglect at Texas border facility

The bleak portrait emerged Thursday after a legal team interviewed 60 children at the facility near El Paso that has become the latest place where attorneys say young migrants are describing neglect and mistreatment at the hands of the U.S. government.

  Trump calls off Iranian strikes, citing likely deaths

The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran on Thursday night in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go, a U.S. official said.

  Toddler hears mom say ‘I love you’ for first time

Thanks to cochlear implants, which are so advanced now they can link to Bluetooth, A’Deja got to hear for the first time.

Trump shows off proposed red, white and blue Air Force One paint job

Trump likes using Air Force One, but has no affection for the plane's iconic, Kennedy-era blue and white design that is known the world over. Trump views the color scheme as dated, too muted and insufficiently patriotic.

Supreme Court tosses black man’s murder conviction over racial bias

The court's 7-2 decision Friday says the removal of black prospective jurors violated the rights of inmate Curtis Flowers.

  VIDEO: Man attacks TSA agents at airport sending 5 for treatment

Tyrese Garner was arrested and charged with criminal trespassing and resisting arrest. He is also charged with five counts of misdemeanor assault.

Get your duck face ready, June 21 is National Selfie Day

The word "selfie" didn't make it into the Oxford Dictionary until 2013, but it was that year's word of the year.