National News

Houston cargo crash
KRIV FOX 26 via AP
February 23, 2019 - 8:36 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard disintegrated after crashing Saturday into a bay east of the city, according to a Texas sheriff. Witnesses told emergency personnel that the twin-engine plane "went in nose first," leaving a debris field three-...
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Dianne Feinstein
Morissa Zuckerman via AP
February 23, 2019 - 3:35 pm
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and a group of San Francisco Bay Area students squared off over climate change in a sometimes tense exchange captured on video and widely shared on social media.
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Airplane
AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File
February 23, 2019 - 11:04 am
Now there is one more place where cameras could start watching you — from 30,000 feet. Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Singapore Airlines have cameras, and it's likely they are also on planes used by other...
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R. Kelly
Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
February 23, 2019 - 10:12 am
A judge has set R&B singer R. Kelly's bond at $1 million during a court appearance in Chicago.
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David Turpin
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool
February 23, 2019 - 12:40 am
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — As prosecutors brought charges of cruelty and torture against a California couple who had shackled and starved their children for years, they had two goals in mind: Punish the perpetrators and ensure they could never victimize those 13 children in any way again. On Friday...
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Paul Manafort
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
February 23, 2019 - 12:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's sentencing memorandum for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was not publicly available late Friday, suggesting the document may still be under seal. Mueller's team was to have weighed in by the end of the day on Manafort's punishment in...
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President Trump
AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File
February 22, 2019 - 11:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain to be challenged in court. The final rule released Friday by the Health and Human Services...
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Border wall
AP Photo/Elliott Spagat, File
February 22, 2019 - 11:33 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The eight border-wall prototypes President Donald Trump inspected during a visit to California in March are going to be torn down to make way for a second barrier separating California and Mexico, the U.S. Department of Customs and Border Protection said Friday. Construction crews...
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February 22, 2019 - 5:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For five years, Jussie Smollett has been enmeshed in weekly drama on the set of "Empire," the Fox TV series that gave the actor a breakout role and the fame to advance his social activism. But Friday's news that Smollett won't appear on the final two episodes of this season of "...
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February 22, 2019 - 4:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — William Barr has been attorney general for just one week but is on the cusp of staring down what will almost certainly be the most consequential decision of his long career: how much of the special counsel's findings to make public. The position catapults him from Justice...
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