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Judge orders sweeping changes to Texas foster care systemJudge orders Texas to make sweeping changes to foster care system 2 years after she found it unconstitutionally broken.
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
This Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 photo, shows the home of homicide victim Kathleen Dawn West in Calera, Ala. West identified herself as an exhibitionist on a website offering adult photos. She was found dead outside the house, and no arrests have been made. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
Mom, wife who had 2nd online life found slainAlabama police are investigating the killing of a mom and online exhibitionist who was found dead outside her home near Birmingham
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 file photo, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry walk to the traditional Christmas Day church service at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. On Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, The Associated Press has found that stories circulating on the internet about Prince Harry not inviting U.S. President Donald Trump to his wedding because he is a serious treat to human rights are untrue. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this weekNOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, U.S actor Michael Douglas arrives at the 41st French Cesar Awards Ceremony, in Paris. A woman who worked for  Douglas in the late 1980s says he fondled himself in front of her, an allegation the actor has vigorously denied. Journalist and author Susan Braudy appeared Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 on NBC's "Today" show. Earlier this month, Douglas said he anticipated an upcoming report containing allegations and called it a "complete lie, fabrication."(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
Ex-employee: Michael Douglas fondled himself in front of herA former employee of Michael Douglas, who worked for the actor in the late 1980s, says he fondled himself in front of her _ an allegation the actor has vigorously denied
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino, left, one of the former stars of the "Jersey Shore" reality TV show, walks with his fiancee Lauren Pesce while leaving the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Courthouse after a hearing, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Newark, N.J. Sorrentino pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion and admitted concealing his income in 2011 by making cash deposits in amounts that wouldn't trigger federal reporting requirements. He and his brother, Marc, were charged in 2014 and again last year with multiple counts related to nearly $9 million in income from the show. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
'Jersey Shore' star 'The Situation' admits tax evasionOne of the stars of the "Jersey Shore" reality TV show has pleaded guilty to cheating on his taxes
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This Oct. 4, 2017, file photo provided by the National Press Club shows Mexican journalist Emilio Gutierrez Soto. Advocates for the award-winning journalist trying to win asylum in the United States because he says he received death threats in Mexico accused U.S. immigration officials Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, of unjustly holding him in detention based on a disputed 1999 incident. (Noel St. John/The National Press Club via AP, File)
Lawyer: ICE unjustly holding award-winning Mexican reporterAdvocates for an award-winning Mexican journalist seeking asylum in the U.S. are accusing immigration officials of unjustly detaining him based on a disputed 1999 incident
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday Aug. 18, 2015 file photo, St. Paul's School student Owen Labrie looks around the courtroom at the start of his trial. Labrie was convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old freshman girl as part of a game of sexual conquest. The prep school announced Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, it had settled a lawsuit filed by the parents of the student who accused Labrie of was sexually assaulting their daughter in 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
St. Paul's School says lawsuit settled in sex assault caseSt. Paul's School settles lawsuit accusing it of failing to protect girl sexually assaulted in conquest ritual
The Associated Press4 hours ago
13-year-old charged with murder in boy's crossbow killingProsecutors in Oklahoma have charged a 13-year-old boy with first-degree murder in the killing of a 10-year-old boy who was struck by an arrow fired from a crossbow
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 30, 1985 file photo, Christa McAuliffe, the space teacher from Concord, N.H., prepares to put on an oxygen mask for an orientation flight aboard one of the T-28 NASA training planes in Houston, Texas. Thirty-two years after the Challenger disaster, a pair of teachers turned astronauts on the International Space Station will pay tribute to McAuliffe by carrying out her science classes. (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky, File)
Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons finally taught in spaceChrista McAuliffe's lost lessons are finally getting taught in space
The Associated Press4 hours ago
This January, 2018 photo provided by Bethel Search and Rescue shows team members helping a person suffering from hypothermia on a portion of the Kuskokwim River near Bethel, Alaska. The river is not covered by as much ice as it usually is this time of year. Months of higher-than-normal temperatures have opened dangerous holes in frozen rivers that rural Alaskans use as roads. One troublesome ice highway is the Kuskokwim River, where a man died New Year’s Eve after driving his snowmobile into a hole. (Bethel Search and Rescue via AP)
Unseasonable warmth creates hazards in rugged rural AlaskaParts of rural Alaska have been experiencing unseasonable warmth this winter.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis, left, speaks alongside Mayor Catherine Pugh at a news conference outside the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Pugh has replaced the city’s police commissioner, saying a change in leadership is needed to reduce crime.  A news release from the mayor’s office Friday, Jan. 19, 2018,  says Deputy Commissioner Darryl DeSousa will take Kevin Davis’ place. The release says DeSousa, a 30-year veteran of the force, will assume responsibility immediately.   (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Baltimore police leader fired after record year in homicidesFollowing a record year in homicides, the head of Baltimore's police department was fired Friday and the mayor said a change was needed to reduce crime more quickly
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, answers a question from a Senate committee examining the federal response to the opioid addiction crisis, at the Capitol in Washington. The FDA says it wants to continue to help people quit smoking by supporting a variety of approaches. “We still have to provide an opportunity for adults who want to get access to satisfying levels of nicotine,” says Gottlieb. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big TobaccoUS health officials are pushing ahead with an unprecedented plan to make cigarettes less addictive and provide lower-risk alternative products to US smokers
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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