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Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting
Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

A US official says investigators believe the Florida naval base gunman visited New York City, including Rockefeller Center, days before the shooting.

Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85

Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85

The Sesame Workshop says Carroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut.

Aging survivors return to Pearl Harbor to recall '41 attack

Aging survivors return to Pearl Harbor to recall '41 attack

Survivors and members of the public are expected to gather in Pearl Harbor to remember those killed when Japanese planes bombed the Hawaii naval base 78 years ago and launched the U.

Man who offered $500 for killing an ICE agent is acquitted

Man who offered $500 for killing an ICE agent is acquitted

A jury has begun weighing the fate of a man who tweeted that he would give $500 to anyone who would kill a federal immigration officer.

Police: Slain Arkansas officer 'ambushed' in patrol vehicle

Police: Slain Arkansas officer 'ambushed' in patrol vehicle

Police in Arkansas say an officer was shot and killed outside a police department.

Houston police sergeant shot and killed; suspect in custody

Houston police sergeant shot and killed; suspect in custody

A Houston police officer has been shot and killed.

4-year-old twins free selves, climb to safety after crash

4-year-old twins free selves, climb to safety after crash

Washington state authorities say 4-year-old twins freed themselves from car seats and climbed an embankment following car crash that killed father.

Pearl Harbor shooting unfolded in 23 seconds in packed area

Pearl Harbor shooting unfolded in 23 seconds in packed area

Security will be beefed up for Saturday's ceremony to remember those lost Pearl Harbor attack, following Wednesday's shooting by a Navy sailor who killed two civilians before turning a gun on himself.

Business economists see US slowing but avoiding recession

Business economists see US slowing but avoiding recession

Business economists expect U.

New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over failed deal

New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over failed deal

Amazon says it has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan to house more than 1,500 employees.

PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement

PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement

Pacific Gas and Electric says it has reached a $13.5 billion settlement that will resolve all major claims related to devastating wildfires blamed on its outdated equipment and negligence.

Surprising 1st results from NASA's sun-skimming spacecraft

Surprising 1st results from NASA's sun-skimming spacecraft

NASA's sun-skimming spacecraft is surprising scientists with its unprecedented close views of our star.

Minnesota National Guard identifies 3 killed in copter crash

Minnesota National Guard identifies 3 killed in copter crash

The Minnesota National Guard says the three soldiers who were killed when their helicopter crashed near St.

Chicago chief's firing again rattles confidence in force

Chicago chief's firing again rattles confidence in force

The unceremonious firing of Chicago's police chief just weeks before his retirement has rattled a department that, under his leadership, was seeking to restore public confidence since the release of a 2014 video showing a white officer killing a black teenager with 16 gunshots.

SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and 'mighty mice'

SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and 'mighty mice'

SpaceX has launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station, including “mighty mice" for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a miniature version of a brewery's malt house.

In US schools, resource officers woven into daily life

In US schools, resource officers woven into daily life

The involvement of school resource officers in two separate student shootings this week in Wisconsin highlights the role they can play in a worst-case scenario.

US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus

US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus

The winter flu season in the United States is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years.

Tufts University severs ties with family behind OxyContin

Tufts University severs ties with family behind OxyContin

Tufts University is ending its relationship with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin Purdue Pharma.

Phone-in-cheek: Spike seen in cellphone-linked face injuries

Phone-in-cheek: Spike seen in cellphone-linked face injuries

Researchers say careless cellphone use can lead to facial cuts, bruises and fractures.

Officials list pot vape brands reported in US outbreak

Officials list pot vape brands reported in US outbreak

Health officials investigating a nationwide outbreak of vaping-related illnesses have, for the first time, listed the vape brands that are most commonly linked to hospitalizations.

Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

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Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist

Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist

Iran's foreign minister says a detained Princeton graduate student will be exchange for an Iranian scientist held by the U.

Elon Musk cleared of defamation in 'pedo guy' tweet trial

Elon Musk cleared of defamation in 'pedo guy' tweet trial

An attorney has told a Los Angeles jury it would be reasonable to award $190 million in damages to a British cave explorer who is suing Elon Musk for allegedly branding him as a pedophile during a Twitter spat.

Navy, families recount heroics of fallen sailors in shooting

Navy, families recount heroics of fallen sailors in shooting

Joshua Watson is being remembered as a hero in the aftermath of Friday's shootings at a Florida naval base.

Correction: Uber-Sexual Assaults-Reaction story

Correction: Uber-Sexual Assaults-Reaction story

A day after Uber revealed that more than 3,000 riders and drivers were sexually assaulted last year, attention is turning to what's next for the ride-hailing giant.

Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

An active shooter at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola has the base on lockdown, with 10 people reportedly being taken to area hospitals.