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X-Men stars could join Avengers -- or be out of jobs

Apr 19, 2019 • 8:15 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

X-Men stars could join Avengers -- or be out of jobs               …

40,000 illegal marijuana plants found in Southern California

Apr 19, 2019 • 8:10 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say they seized 40,000 marijuana plants at an illegal pot farm east of Los Angeles. The Riverside Police …

Police to discuss new area in probe of Delphi teens' deaths

Apr 19, 2019 • 8:07 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

DELPHI, Ind. (AP) - Authorities probing the slayings of two teenage girls during a northern Indiana hike say the investigation is moving into a new …

2 arrested in Chandler man's shooting death

Apr 19, 2019 • 7:55 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) - Chandler police have made two arrests in the shooting death of a 33-year-old man. Police spokesman Seth Tyler said Friday that …

Microsoft has its own James Damore situation as some employees question diversity efforts

Apr 19, 2019 • 7:47 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Debate is raging at Microsoft after some employees questioned the company's push to recruit more women and minorities on an internal message …

Man convicted of murder at 13 pleads to exposure charge

Apr 19, 2019 • 7:42 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) - A Detroit-area man convicted of murder at age 13 has pleaded guilty to an indecent exposure charge. Thirty-three-year-old …

Severe weather hits South and East

Apr 19, 2019 • 7:26 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Strong storms again roared across the South and East on Thursday, toppling trees and leaving a variety of damage including leveling homes.           …

Okla. City bombing 'Survivor Tree' DNA to live on

Apr 19, 2019 • 7:20 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Science and technology are helping Oklahoma City to sustain the DNA and spirit of a tree symbolizing hope 24 years after the deadliest act of …

Mississippi woman turns self in, saying she shot husband

Apr 19, 2019 • 7:18 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - A north Mississippi woman has surrendered to police, saying she shot and killed her husband. Hernando police say 34-year-old …

Sophie Turner: 'Dark Phoenix' is 'on a different level'

Apr 19, 2019 • 7:10 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Sophie Turner says her role as a conflicted Jean Grey in this summer's new X-Men movie "Dark Phoenix" is "on a different level" from any …

Ex-LAPD officer sentenced for molesting 13-year-old girl

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:58 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - A former Los Angeles police officer who molested his friend's 13-year-old daughter has been sentenced to five years in state …

Prosecutor: No charges against Arkansas officer in shooting

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:46 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Prosecutors have declined to file charges against a Little Rock police officer who fatally shot a man by firing at least 15 …

Turpin children speak of love and nightmares in court statements

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:24 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Four statements were read in court while five more were delivered to their parents to read in private.                 …

At least 8 dead, dozens injured in Peru bus crash

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:15 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

A bus carrying passengers from northwestern Peru to the capital crashed before dawn, killing at least eight people and injuring 45 others. (April 19) …

Some colleges receiving the most GI benefits spend the least on educating veterans, report says

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:15 PM ET U.S. The Washington Post  

Veterans Education Success, an advocacy group, found seven of the 10 colleges that receive the most in tuition benefits for veterans spend less than …

Oklahoma woman accused of 5-year-old child's death at casino

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:12 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A 50-year-old Oklahoma woman has been charged in her 5-year-old grandson's death last year while left in a hot car for hours …

Sanders’s ‘Slip of the Tongue’ Would Be a Problem in Some White Houses. Not Trump’s.

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:08 PM ET U.S. The New York Times  

Unlike previous administrations, where officials feared blows to their credibility in public, President Trump’s press aides are generally performing …

They held their children in a house of chains. Now they may be in prison for life.

Apr 19, 2019 • 6:03 PM ET U.S. The Washington Post  

The Turpins tortured 12 of their 13 children for years. On Friday, a California court sentenced them to life in …

The False Claim Sanders Made About Comey and the F.B.I.

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:59 PM ET U.S. The New York Times  

The Mueller report revealed that Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, made false statements in 2017 related to President Trump’s …

Safety fears disrupt schools amid Columbine anniversary

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:57 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

DENVER (AP) - Fears about student safety disrupted several Denver area schools Friday in the midst of events marking the 20th anniversary of the …