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LC woman earns degree, seeks justice for slain daughter

Feb 29, 2020 • 12:01 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Theresa Tillman, a recent Sowela Technical Community College graduate, has her sights set on more than just personal …

Bahrain threatens untested from Iran with arrest amid virus

Feb 29, 2020 • 12:00 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Bahrain on Saturday threatened legal prosecution against travelers who came from Iran and hadn't been tested for …

Groom sees full color for first time on wedding day

Feb 29, 2020 • 12:00 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Ty couldn't see some of the beautiful colors of their wedding day, until Karli gave him a gift during their first look.              …

Police chase stolen ambulance in Philadelphia, nab driver

Feb 28, 2020 • 11:31 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A man stole an ambulance and tried to run over an officer who shot him three times, leading to a low-speed chase through …

Prosecutor: Woman 'hit the gas' in fatal Long Island crash

Feb 28, 2020 • 11:16 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) - A woman charged in the negligent homicide of a New York mother saluted for her crusade against MS-13 gang violence “cut …

Breaking Bad in Hawaii? Prosecutors say Kauai councilman ran crystal meth ring

Feb 28, 2020 • 11:08 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

A county councilman who federal prosecutors say secretly ran a methamphetamine ring in between his civic duties pleaded not guilty Friday to running …

Trump Accuses Media and Democrats of Exaggerating Coronavirus Threat

Feb 28, 2020 • 10:07 PM ET U.S. The New York Times  

The accusations came as other elements of the federal government moved to head off a broader wave of infections like those in …

Police: Teens stole hearse with casket, body in the back

Feb 28, 2020 • 8:50 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Two Ohio teens stole a hearse - with a body inside -- for a quick joyride before crashing into a utility pole, officials said. …

Inmate who escaped Utah jail caught in Idaho 4 days later

Feb 28, 2020 • 8:49 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A California man convicted of mail fraud who escaped from a Utah jail by posing as a fellow inmate whose time had come to be …

When an Epidemic Looms, Gagging Scientists Is a Terrible Idea

Feb 28, 2020 • 8:14 PM ET U.S. The New York Times  

In an epidemic, suppression of bad news costs lives and eventually angers the public. The White House is in danger of repeating the …

Dance teacher sentenced to 9 months for exposing teen to HIV

Feb 28, 2020 • 8:07 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee dance teacher who appeared on a reality TV show was sentenced Friday to nine months in prison for raping a teenage …

Entangled right whale with fishing buoy stuck in mouth appears to be ailing off Nantucket

Feb 28, 2020 • 8:03 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

The buoy is lodged in the baleen toward the front of the whale's mouth and likely makes it hard for her to close her mouth.              …

Man gets 99 years in prison for role in Texas girl's death

Feb 28, 2020 • 7:59 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas man was convicted and sentenced to 99 years in prison Friday for his part in the abduction and killing of a 13-year-old …

At CPAC, It’s Now an All-Trump Show

Feb 28, 2020 • 7:46 PM ET U.S. The New York Times  

At the annual gathering of conservatives, one Republican was conspicuously absent among the Trump supporters — Mitt Romney. The conference organizer …

Second case of unexplained coronavirus appears in California, raising fears of community infection

Feb 28, 2020 • 7:10 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

The nation's second case of unexplained coronavirus - in which a person emerges with the infection with no obvious indication of how the virus was …

Colorado sheriff's commander gets probation for fatal crash

Feb 28, 2020 • 7:09 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) - A sheriff's commander who was involved in a crash that killed an elderly woman northeast of Denver has been sentenced to two …

In California: It's four days from Election Day. Are we ready?

Feb 28, 2020 • 6:58 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

As Tuesday nears, concerns grow over new voting systems across the state. Also, Asian-run businesses are struggling under the coronavirus. And is …

2 Las Vegas jail guards arrested in inmate's beating

Feb 28, 2020 • 6:52 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Two Las Vegas corrections officers face felony charges for allegedly beating an inmate inside his cell during the night. The Las …

Former Mexico security official denied bail in bribery case

Feb 28, 2020 • 6:51 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal magistrate judge in Brooklyn denied bail Friday to a former top security official in Mexico accused of taking tens of …

'Lone wolf' broke news of the Milwaukee gunman's identity

Feb 28, 2020 • 6:40 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - When a local newspaper reported the identity of the gunman in Milwaukee’s mass shooting, it came many hours after that news …