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Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Miller
Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Miller

The U.S. Navy is expected to honor a World War II hero when a new aircraft carrier is named for Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller.

Police: Medical issue led to Starbucks crash in Illinois

Police: Medical issue led to Starbucks crash in Illinois

Police say the driver of a pickup truck had a “medical emergency” before slamming into an Illinois Starbucks.

What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in Alaska

What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in Alaska

The 2020 Census will begin next week in rural Alaska.

Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case

Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case

A judge must decide the fate of former U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins after his lawyers and prosecutors disagreed over how he should be punished for conspiring in an insider trading scheme.

Members of Congress visit Navy shipbuilder amid talk of cuts

Members of Congress visit Navy shipbuilder amid talk of cuts

The chairman and ranking Republican on a House Armed Services subcommittee have paid a visit to Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works in Maine.

ICE leader blames 'sanctuary' policies for NYC killing

ICE leader blames 'sanctuary' policies for NYC killing

The country's top immigration official says New York City's so-called sanctuary policies are to blame for the sexual assault and killing this month of a 92-year-old woman in Queens.

Full ground stop at Chicago O'Hare airport amid winter storm

Full ground stop at Chicago O'Hare airport amid winter storm

Authorities say a plane has slid off the taxiway at Kansas City International Airport due to icy conditions as a sprawling winter storm hits large sections of the Midwest and beyond.

California teachers sue after jetliner dumps fuel on schools

California teachers sue after jetliner dumps fuel on schools

Four teachers from a Los Angeles-area school sued Delta Air Lines, saying they were exposed to jet fuel when a plane with engine trouble dumped its fuel over a densely populated area while making an emergency return to the airport.

Astronaut completes spacewalk without helmet camera, lights

Astronaut completes spacewalk without helmet camera, lights

Two NASA astronauts have ventured out on a second all-female spacewalk to finish upgrading the International Space Station's power grid.

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

U.S. health officials have announced they will begin screening airline passengers from central China for a new virus that is making people sick.

Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

Two U.S. agencies say the decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record.

Sentencing delayed for man convicted of killing family

Sentencing delayed for man convicted of killing family

A man convicted of killing a family of four with a sledgehammer and burying their bodies in the California desert is set to learn his fate.

Lawyers: ICE arrests trans migrant woman month after release

Lawyers: ICE arrests trans migrant woman month after release

Lawyers for a transgender woman from El Salvador who won her release from immigration detention say she has been arrested and taken back to the same New Mexico facility because the U.S. government is appealing a judge's decision.

Avalanche at Lake Tahoe resort kills 1 skier, injures 1

Avalanche at Lake Tahoe resort kills 1 skier, injures 1

Authorities say one person has died and one person is seriously injured after an avalanche at a Northern California ski resort.

Cruise line: Grandpa leaned out window before girl's fall

Cruise line: Grandpa leaned out window before girl's fall

Royal Caribbean Cruises says an Indiana man charged with negligent homicide in his young granddaughter’s fatal fall from a cruise ship window leaned out of that window for several seconds before he lifted the child up to it and she fell.

Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film

Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film

Oprah Winfrey says Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her about her involvement with a documentary in which several women detail sexual abuse allegations against the rap mogul, but his efforts were not what prompted her to leave the project.

Man who is Indiana's oldest state employee retiring at 102

Man who is Indiana's oldest state employee retiring at 102

A 102-year-old man who is Indiana's oldest state employee is retiring after nearly six decades on the job, saying that “your body tells you when it's time to go.

Theories persist about mystery drones seen in rural region

Theories persist about mystery drones seen in rural region

Authorities say an investigation into reports of large drones flying in groups after dark since November has confirmed nothing unusual or criminal.

US court dismisses suit by youths over climate change

US court dismisses suit by youths over climate change

A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policy harms them and jeopardizes their future.

Ex-Guantanamo commander convicted of lying about man's death

Ex-Guantanamo commander convicted of lying about man's death

A former commander of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay has been convicted of interfering with an investigation into the death of a civilian with whom the commander had fought and argued over his alleged affair with the man's wife.

Weinstein's lawyers want trial moved, calling it a 'circus'

Weinstein's lawyers want trial moved, calling it a 'circus'

The cast of potential jurors in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial has narrowed again.

Records: Congress candidate Mfume left NAACP under a cloud

Records: Congress candidate Mfume left NAACP under a cloud

As former NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, a newspaper is reporting on records that show he left the civil rights group amid concerns about sexual harassment and other issues.

FBI arrests 3 alleged white supremacists ahead of gun rally

FBI arrests 3 alleged white supremacists ahead of gun rally

FBI agents have arrested a former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who are linked to a violent white supremacist group.

Police in Long Island serial killer case reveal new evidence

Police in Long Island serial killer case reveal new evidence

Investigators stymied by a nine-year mystery following the discovery of 11 sets of human remains strewn along a suburban New York beach highway revealed a previously unreleased photograph Thursday of evidence found at one of the crime scenes.

Crews round up over 1,700 piglets after semi overturns

Crews round up over 1,700 piglets after semi overturns

Authorities in Iowa had to round up more than 1,700 piglets after a semi-trailer overturned on a freeway just north of Des Moines.

Truck slams into Illinois Starbucks; 4 sent to hospitals

Truck slams into Illinois Starbucks; 4 sent to hospitals

Police say a pickup truck has slammed into an Illinois Starbucks, injuring several people and causing massive damage to the coffee shop.