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Core stage of rocket for moon mission complete

Dec 9, 2019 • 6:24 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

NASA officials commemorate the completion of the core stage of the SLS rocket that will eventually propel the next mission to the moon in 2024.       …

Albuquerque breaks homicide record amid worries over crime

Dec 9, 2019 • 6:15 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's largest city has broken its modern homicide record amid increasing concerns over violent crime and recent …

Hunter Biden, Joe Biden's son, undercuts 'No Malarkey' message

Dec 9, 2019 • 6:02 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

Hunter Biden's name is ringing throughout the political universe — from the halls of Congress to the annals of social media and the cornfields of …

Pima County judge denies change of venue in Barksdales' case

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:57 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A Pima County judge has denied a motion to change venue for a husband and wife accused of killing a Tucson man earlier this …

1 pleads guilty, another not guilty in $1B fraud scheme

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:52 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

CHICAGO (AP) - A former vice president of a Chicago-based health information company pleaded guilty Monday for his role in what authorities called a …

Missouri man who attacked wife with ax sentenced to 5 years

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:51 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) - A 35-year-old Missouri man who attacked his wife with an ax has been sentenced to five years in prison. The Kirksville Daily …

Chief slams federal lawmakers after officer death

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:47 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Houston police chief slammed federal lawmakers for not doing enough to combat gun violence following the fatal shooting of a Houston officer. (Dec. …

Portland police release name of officer who fatally shot man

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:37 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Police have released the name of the officer who shot and killed a man Sunday afternoon outside a coffee shop on Portland's …

Couple found dead in Tucson in apparent murder-suicide ID'd

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:36 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has released the names of a man and woman found dead inside a Tucson apartment in an …

At least 50 vehicles crash in snowy Iowa pileup

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:30 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Authorities in Iowa say at least 50 vehicles were involved in a massive pileup on an interstate during a snowstorm. At least one person was seriously …

Tennessee woman accused of sex trafficking an 18-year-old

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:26 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A Tennessee woman was indicted Monday on human trafficking charges after authorities accused her of coercing an 18-year-old …

New parent charged in college bribery case will plead guilty

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:24 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

BOSTON (AP) - A California woman has agreed to plead guilty after authorities said she paid $9,000 to have online classes taken on her son's behalf …

Pensacola gunman got around a ban on foreigners buying guns

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:16 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

Generally, foreigners are not allowed to buy guns in the United States. But there are exceptions written into federal law, which may explain how the …

New site for bail hearing of Mississippi man tried 6 times

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:15 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A judge has set a new site for next week's bail hearing for a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for murder in the …

ND man sentenced to 2 years in reservation church burning

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:12 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota man was sentenced Monday to more than two years in prison for burning down a church on the Fort Berthold Indian …

Juice Wrld took opioid Percocet before death, girlfriend tells federal agents

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:03 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

Chicago — A federal agent who was at a Chicago airport to search a private plane that rapper Juice WRLD and his entourage had arrived in administered …

Student accused in shooting 'tired of being picked on''

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:01 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin teenager who was shot by a police officer after he allegedly pointed a pellet gun at another student's head says he …

Police seize 6 tractor-trailers over $75K in unpaid tolls

Dec 9, 2019 • 4:52 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine State Police seized a sixth tractor-trailer from a trucking company accused of amassing $75,000 in unpaid tolls, …

Artist who ate banana artwork at Basel 'not sorry'

Dec 9, 2019 • 4:50 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

A banana duct-taped to a wall at Art Basel Miami by artist Maurizio Cattelan was removed by a fellow artist on Saturday, and eaten.             …

Head of Wisconsin National Guard to resign after investigation finds repeated mishandling of sexual

Dec 9, 2019 • 4:50 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Head of Wisconsin National Guard to resign after investigation finds repeated mishandling of sexual assault complaints. …