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Posted: March 2, 2015, 3:53 pm
U.S. parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests.
Posted: March 2, 2015, 2:56 pm
Three Los Angeles police officers fired on and killed a man on the city's Skid Row during a struggle over one of the officers' guns, and authorities said they planned to use video captured by a bystander in their investigation.
Posted: March 2, 2015, 2:48 pm
The Los Angeles Police Department is under fire again today, after a video gone viral shows officers scuffling with a homeless man in downtown LA - and shooting him dead.The incident took place on Sun
Posted: March 2, 2015, 2:32 pm
Hardy souls who shivered and shoveled their way through February in the U.S. Northeast now have evidence of just how brutal the weather was, with record cold in at least eight cities and record snowfall in Boston.
Posted: March 1, 2015, 11:30 pm
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio told hundreds of participants at a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday that a society for all is one that embraces and respects everyone.
Posted: March 1, 2015, 11:16 pm
When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox.
Posted: March 1, 2015, 11:15 pm
Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their child seize up will pass or turn fatal.
Posted: March 1, 2015, 11:13 pm
As "Jihadi John," he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife and his willingness to use it in the name of Islamic State and its self-declared caliphate.
Posted: March 1, 2015, 11:09 pm
Posted: March 1, 2015, 9:00 pm
One Louisiana teen has been charged with assault and another with saving the day: The first knocked a school bus driver unconscious and the second prevented the bus from crashing.
Posted: February 28, 2015, 6:15 pm
Parents who want to maintain the right to refuse vaccinations for their children are mounting a strong fight against an Oregon bill that takes aim at the state's highest-in-the-nation rate of non-medical vaccine exemptions.
Posted: February 28, 2015, 4:59 pm
A 14-year-old is dead and two other people are injured after a fight police say was initially intended as a stunt for social media.
Posted: February 28, 2015, 4:52 pm
Freezing rain that coated parts of Texas and Oklahoma on Saturday left highways slick and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
Posted: February 28, 2015, 3:58 pm
Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.
Posted: February 28, 2015, 4:37 am
Just two days after a 75-vehicle pileup injured at least 17 people in the state, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts.
Posted: February 27, 2015, 10:49 pm
Friends and co-workers worldwide are debating the true hues of a royal blue dress with black lace that, to many an eye, transforms in one photograph into gold and white.
Posted: February 27, 2015, 7:04 pm
Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers.
Posted: February 27, 2015, 12:03 am
Two stolen Italian books dating to the 17th century that were discovered in California and many other plundered ancient artifacts will be returned to their country of origin, federal officials say.
Posted: February 26, 2015, 10:17 pm
An ex-convict who robbed a bank hoping he'd be sent back to prison told an Indiana judge he wanted to plead guilty only if he received the maximum 8-year sentence.
Posted: February 26, 2015, 6:50 pm
Posted: February 26, 2015, 6:22 pm
The Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John," who has been seen in videos of hostages' beheadings, was identified Thursday by the BBC and The Washington Post.
Posted: February 26, 2015, 5:45 pm
Space lovers, we introduce you to galaxy PDS 456. It's a quasar — a young, bright galaxy that's powered by a supermassive black hole. According to NASA, it is more than 2 billion light-years away from Earth.
Posted: February 26, 2015, 5:37 pm
The last 10 months for Jalene Salinas have been filled with chemo, radiation and surgery, but her story isn't just about cancer but hope, joy and her Texas community's chance to make her final wish come true.
Posted: February 26, 2015, 5:10 pm
Despite warnings from congressional Republicans, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser allowed D.C.'s marijuana legalization law to take effect at 12:01 a.m. Thursday.
Posted: February 26, 2015, 4:57 pm
In his most extensive comments on the JonBenet Ramsey case, former Boulder, Colorado, police Chief Mark Beckner says officers botched the initial handling of the crime scene.
Posted: February 26, 2015, 4:31 pm
A $100 million settlement has been reached between three major tobacco companies and hundreds of people who sued them for smoking-related deaths and illnesses in Florida federal court.
Posted: February 25, 2015, 7:19 pm
Jurors who rejected an insanity defense and convicted a former Marine in the deaths of famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend said Wednesday the man's past behavior undermined his argument that he couldn't tell right from wrong.
Posted: February 25, 2015, 6:31 pm
A Massachusetts man is capitalizing on the snow-ravaged Northeast by selling and shipping snow to customers, friends, family and enemies in warmer climates.
Posted: February 25, 2015, 5:29 pm
Posted: February 25, 2015, 1:03 pm