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A photo of petrified wood in Arizona went viral and it only took 225 million years

Jan 19, 2020 • 1:54 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

A photo of a piece of petrified wood has been shared across the Internet, but no one knows who took it or why it's such a rock star.              …

No foul play suspected in campus death of Stanford student

Jan 19, 2020 • 1:09 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the on-campus death of a Stanford University student but do not suspect foul play, according to …

Phoenix police: Man injures victim with metal letter opener

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:56 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PHOENIX (AP) - Police in Phoenix say a suspect is in custody on suspicion of stabbing a man with a metal letter opener. They say 36-year-old …

Police: Body investigating after body found in dumpster

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:51 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) - A body was found in a dumpster in Ohio, and a criminal investigation was started into the death, police said. Kettering police …

Man killed from shots outside home in small SC city

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:48 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) - A man was killed in what appeared to be a shooting from a street into a home in a small South Carolina city, authorities said. …

Officer heading to part-time job stops robbery in Georgia

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:34 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A police officer on his way in his patrol car to a part-time job stopped an armed robbery and fired shots at several …

Oklahoma City police report second mall shooting in a month

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:24 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Police in Oklahoma City say that for the second time in a month there was gunfire inside a northwest Oklahoma City mall. Police …

Mistake leads to huge water bills in Florida city

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:14 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) - A mistake by Miami-Dade County utility officials has let to sky-high water bills this month for many property owners in the …

Lindsey Graham: Nancy Pelosi 'orchestrated the church of holy hell'

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:08 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has insisted that she prays regularly for President Trump, but Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham says her …

Data: Gary's 2019 homicide count highest since 2007

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:08 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

GARY, Ind. (AP) - The northwest Indiana city of Gary reported 58 homicides in 2019, which is the highest since 2007 when there were 71, officials …

At least 75 flee from Paraguay prison; many from Brazil gang

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:04 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - At least 75 inmates, many of them members of a notorious Brazilian gang, escaped from a Paraguayan prison in a border town …

'Hug your loved ones tight': Teen arrested after 4 killed in Utah home

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:02 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Authorities in Utah were trying to determine Sunday why a teenage boy fatally shot a woman and three children in their home.              …

Utah County attorney wants to rethink criminal justice

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:57 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PROVO, Utah (AP) - David Leavitt loses sleep at night when he thinks about how many jury trials in Utah County haven’t taken place because those …

Man sentenced to 10 years in prison for drug trafficking

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:44 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man has been sentenced to more than ten years in federal prison for drug trafficking. A federal judge in …

Dutch police arrest 4 after suspected failed prison breakout

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:33 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch police detained four suspects Sunday following a suspected failed attempt to break one or more prisoners out of a …

Hit-and-run driver told Las Vegas police she blacked out

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:21 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash near downtown Las Vegas reportedly told police she blacked out while driving and thought she …

Teen dies after shooting in southeastern Kansas City

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:09 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A teenager who was critically hurt during a weekend shooting in southeastern Kansas City, Missouri, has died. Kansas City, …

AP Explains: CFO of China's Huawei facing extradition to US

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:02 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

TORONTO (AP) - An extradition hearing begins Monday in a Vancouver courtroom for Huawei top executive Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of the company's …

Albuquerque police investigate death at an apartment complex

Jan 19, 2020 • 10:58 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Police in Albuquerque say they are investigating the death of a man at an apartment complex. They say officers were called …

Texas cattle ranchers face tough decision to cull or sell herds as drought deepens

Jan 19, 2020 • 10:36 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Cattle ranchers in Texas must choose between investing in more hay or culling herds during drought. Ranches could take years to rebound from …