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Otto Warmbier's Parents Sue North Korea, Alleging Torture Of Their Son

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:10:00 -0400

Warmbier, an American college student, died last summer after spending more than a year in North Korean custody. He was returned home in a coma. A lawsuit accuses Pyongyang of killing him.

After Arrest Of Suspected Golden State Killer, Details Of His Life Emerge

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:51:59 -0400

Joseph James DeAngelo has been charged with eight murders, and is suspected in dozens of other crimes. He had recently retired after working 27 years in a supermarket distribution center.

When What Was Good For Bill Cosby Was Good For Black America

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:38:00 -0400

The few, tepid defenses of Bill Cosby during his criminal trial for sexual assault are an illustration of just how much his influence as Black America's emissary to the wider world has waned.

Hair Removal Ad Makes Pakistani Women Go 'Wow' — But Not In A Good Way

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:12:54 -0400

The commercial celebrates hairlessness. And it prompted a cricket star to speak out, charging that the ad promotes "body shaming and objectification."

Caravan Arrives In Tijuana, As Migrants Prepare To Request Asylum

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:50:00 -0400

A group of Central American asylum-seekers, who have been traveling through Mexico for weeks, are gathering near the border with the U.S. They say they will request asylum on Sunday.

'We Simply Can't Take It Any Longer': Teacher Protests Sweep Arizona, Colorado

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:25:00 -0400

Scores of schools have closed in the two states as educators demand pay bumps and boosted budgets. In Arizona, which has seen a massive walkout, tens of thousands are marching through Phoenix.

Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of All Charges In Sexual Assault Retrial

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:51:46 -0400

Jurors listened to more than two weeks of testimony from 25 witnesses, including five women who had never before confronted the entertainer in a criminal courtroom.

CNN's Jake Tapper On McCarthyism, Trump And The 'Jar Jar Binks Principle'

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:38:00 -0400

Tapper's new novel, The Hellfire Club, takes place in 1954 during Sen. Joseph McCarthy's Communist "witch hunt" — a time he describes as "very resonant" with the current political climate.

Arkansas Installs A New Ten Commandments Monument At Its Capitol

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:19:00 -0400

The first version of a Ten Commandments monument at the Arkansas Capitol lasted less than 24 hours before it was destroyed by a car last June.

Bill To Protect Mueller Investigation Approved By Senate Judiciary Committee

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:10:00 -0400

While the bill lacks support from GOP leaders in the House and Senate, it's intended to send a message to President Trump that he avoid interfering with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Benzodiazepines: America's 'Other Prescription Drug Problem'

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:38:29 -0400

Drugs like Valium, Xanax and Ativan are more popular than ever. Frequently used to treat anxiety, the medicines can be risky, especially when mixed with alcohol or opioids.

What To Expect From Friday's Summit Between North And South Korea

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:25:17 -0400

"President Trump is in for a rude surprise if he thinks ... Kim Jong Un is going to say, 'Sure, I'll hand over my nuclear weapons,'" North Korea expert Jean H. Lee tells NPR.

Ford To Phase Out 'Traditional Ford Sedans' Such As Fusion And Taurus In The U.S.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:43:00 -0400

Ford Motor Co. reported a $1.7 billion profit for the first quarter, but it's planning big changes — such as phasing out nearly all of its cars in favor of trucks and SUVs.

Ronny Jackson Withdraws As VA Nominee

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:03:52 -0400

Jackson decried "baseless and anonymous attacks on my character and integrity," following detailed accusations including improper prescribing of drugs and wrecking a government vehicle while drunk.

On The Hunt For The Elusive Morel Mushroom In Ohio's Appalachian Country

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:26 -0400

It's early spring in southeastern Ohio. Foodies and opportunists are starting to scour the trails for morels. But finding the tiny, wrinkled gems requires perfect weather, patience and a little luck.