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64 are dead and 105 unaccounted for in Kentucky as states reel from tornadoes' wrath

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Tornadoes over the weekend destroyed entire communities in Kentucky while leaving thousands homeless. People were also killed in Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas and Tennessee.


53 people die in Mexico after the packed truck they were riding in crashed

Friday, December 10, 2021

The truck was driving along a highway near Chiapas, a Mexican state that borders Guatemala. Another 58 people were injured in the crash.


What we know about the young victims of the Oxford High School shooting in Michigan

Thursday, December 02, 2021

Oxford High School lost four young students in a shooting this week. The victims, many of them athletes on school teams, were between 14 and 17 years old.


After the 'Rust' movie set shooting, investigators look into the ammo supplier

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Investigators are still trying to determine how live ammunition ended up on the set of Rust. In October, Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed by a prop gun armed with a live bullet.


As omicron spreads, studies suggest that travel bans alone don't do much good

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Public health experts warn that the rush to impose travel bans on southern African countries after the omicron variant was identified can work against scientific transparency.


The DOJ is targeting unruly airline passengers for prosecution

Thursday, November 25, 2021

As millions of Americans hit the skies for Thanksgiving Day travel, the Justice Department announced they are cracking down on criminal behavior of airline passengers.


3 white men are found guilty of murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Travis McMichael; his father, Greg; and their neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan all faced nine criminal counts in Georgia state court, including felony murder, aggravated assault and false imprisonment.


Police identify Waukesha Christmas parade suspect. Here's what we know

Monday, November 22, 2021

The Waukesha police chief identified Darrell E. Brooks as the only suspect in the tragic vehicular attack that killed at least five people and injured 48 others on Sunday.


5 people are dead and 40 injured after a driver speeds through a Wisconsin parade

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Children were among those struck by the vehicle and at least five people are dead after an SUV drove through crowds at the 58th annual Waukesha Christmas Parade.


The Rittenhouse jurors watch video, but that can't be counted on to prevent bias

Friday, November 19, 2021

Psychology experts say like any jury, the 12 men and women tasked with deciding the Kyle Rittenhouse case come into the courtroom with their own biases that affect how they view evidence.


Okla. governor under pressure to act just hours before Julius Jones is to be executed

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Julius Jones is set to be executed Thursday afternoon for a 1999 murder, despite questions in the case. Oklahoma's parole board has recommended commuting the sentence, but the governor has not acted.


Police say one man is tied to multiple killings in Missouri and Kansas

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

Perez Reed is facing charges of murder and assault in shootings that occurred in the St. Louis County area. The gun used in those attacks has been tied to other killings in St. Louis and Kansas.


Lawsuits stream in over the deadly tragedy at the Travis Scott concert

Monday, November 08, 2021

Some of the eight victims' names have been made public, lawsuits are being filed and talked about, and authorities are trying to establish a timeline of who knew and reacted when on Friday night.


Hours after the White House issues its new vaccine mandate, GOP-led states sue

Friday, November 05, 2021

Dozens of Republican state officials are suing over the White House's COVID-19 vaccine mandate that they say is unconstitutional and threatens business.


Ex-Raiders player was driving 156 mph before a deadly crash, prosecutors say

Thursday, November 04, 2021

Henry Ruggs III, a wide receiver with the Las Vegas Raiders, was released by the team hours after details were made public of Tuesday's fatal crash.


A new Mastercard design is meant to make life easier for visually impaired users

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

Mastercard is distributing a new bank card next year that aims to help customers with vision impairments. The card has notches cut into the sides to help customers find the right card by touch alone.


The COVID-19 pandemic has now killed 5 million people around the world

Monday, November 01, 2021

The U.S. leads the world in the number of confirmed deaths from the virus — 745,800 people — followed by Brazil and India, according to Johns Hopkins University's coronavirus tracker.


Biden, Pope Francis discuss climate change and global vaccine sharing

Friday, October 29, 2021

President Biden's meeting at the Vatican with the pope is one of several gatherings scheduled with global leaders over the next week.


U.S. presidents have met with the pope since 1919. It all started with Woodrow Wilson

Friday, October 29, 2021

President Biden's meeting with the pope is a fairly recent tradition for U.S. presidents. His meeting will mark the 31st time a U.S. president has met with the leader of the Catholic Church.


NYC firefighters protest at the mayor's home over vaccine rules

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Firefighters and thousands of other city are protesting New York City's vaccine mandate. Public employees have to get the coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 1, or risk losing their job.