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Russian Spy or Hustling Political Operative? The Enigmatic Figure at the Heart of Mueller’s Inquiry

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:34 AM ET U.S. The New York Times  

Konstantin V. Kilimnik is central to two of the most tantalizing elements in the special counsel’s investigation of possible collusion between the …

Report: Milwaukee officers were justified in fatal shooting

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:30 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Two Milwaukee police officers have been cleared in the fatal shooting in October of a man who was firing shots at them. Chief Deputy …

Jury to mull case of man accused of killing former classmate

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:27 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - Jurors are expected to begin deliberations Monday in the trial of a man accused of strangling a former high school classmate …

Police: 83-year-old killed by woman hired to shovel driveway

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:26 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

OWLS HEAD, Maine (AP) - A South Thomaston woman has been charged with killing an elderly woman who hired her to shovel snow from her walkway and …

Kansas City man convicted in 2017 stabbing death

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:17 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A 45-year-old man has been convicted in the stabbing death of another man in Kansas City. Donnell Allen, of Kansas City, was …

Pentagon chief getting firsthand look at US-Mexico border

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:16 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Top defense officials toured sections of the U.S.-Mexico border Saturday to see how the military could reinforce efforts to …

Not just the Robert Kraft spa case in Florida: Here's how common sex trafficking is across the US

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:16 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Sex trafficking accounted for 6,081 of over 8,500 reported cases of human trafficking in 2017, according to the National Human Trafficking Hotline.   …

Poisonings from herbal drug kratom have soared: What to know about the risks

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:12 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Poisonings reported from kratom have soared as the herbal substance has become a popular treatment for opioid and addiction.                 …

Sheriff's office alters no-knock policy after Houston raid

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:11 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

HOUSTON (AP) - The Harris County Sheriff's Office is revising its policy on the use of no-knock raids following a drug raid on a home that turned …

Police: Woman fatally shoots sister during altercation

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:11 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a 35-year-old woman has fatally shot her sister during an altercation at a home in Ohio's capital city. …

Goodloe Sutton, newspaper owner, turns editorial control over to black employee after pro-KKK column

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:07 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

Goodloe Sutton, the longtime owner of The Democrat-Reporter newspaper in Linden, Alabama, is relinquishing his role as publisher and editor after …

Boston police supervisors placed on leave amid OT probe

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:03 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

BOSTON (AP) - Two Boston police supervisors have been placed on paid leave stemming from an internal investigation into alleged overtime and payroll …

Free Uber rides and live-streamed services: How D.C. black churches attract millennials

Feb 23, 2019 • 11:00 AM ET U.S. The Washington Post  

While millennials leave church, some churches are …

Justice Democrats Helped Make Ocasio-Cortez. They’re Already Eyeing Their Next Targets.

Feb 23, 2019 • 10:38 AM ET U.S. The New York Times  

The small grass-roots organization wants to replace more centrist Democrats with liberal candidates — and that has made some lawmakers …

Incarcerated girls are letting their voices soar with poetry

Feb 23, 2019 • 10:34 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - "guidance was a lack hurt was a fact My mother was a loss and my family turned they back." - Stone Cold, R.T. There were seven …

Grand jury indicts suspended sheriff on 2 additional counts

Feb 23, 2019 • 10:33 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A suspended Greenville County sheriff already facing criminal charges has been indicted on two additional counts. A grand …

Kentucky deputy taken to hospital after being shot

Feb 23, 2019 • 10:25 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say a deputy in Kentucky was taken to a hospital after he was shot during an altercation with a man. Kentucky State …

Man takes stand to deny flipping woman to her death in river

Feb 23, 2019 • 10:23 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - A man accused of hurling a woman to her death in a northeastern Pennsylvania river two years ago has taken the stand to deny …

Truck inspection turns up suspected cocaine; 2 men arrested

Feb 23, 2019 • 10:23 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

TOWANDA, Ill. (AP) - Two California men have been arrested after police in eastern Illinois found more than 110 pounds (50 kilograms) of suspected …

Sheriff wants weapons taken from owners who lose gun rights

Feb 23, 2019 • 10:20 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

CHICAGO (AP) - Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart wants to make sure the public is better protected from people who lose the right to carry guns. Dart …