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German Theater Asks Guests to Wear Swastikas for…

A theater in southern Germany is proceeding with plans to open a satirical play Friday about Adolf Hitler's youth.

Official: Shotgun in guitar case was used in…

Authorities say a gunman carried a shotgun in a guitar case into a Florida high school and opened fire, wounding one student before he was taken into custody

Cheech and Chong's careers highlighted at Grammy…

In time for 4/20, a new exhibition is put on at the Grammy Museum in Downtown Los Angeles celebrating the cult stoner film "Up in Smoke". Rough Cut - no reporter narration

DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting…

The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers

Queen Elizabeth Publicly Supports Prince Charles…

Queen Elizabeth II opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth on Thursday, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies.

10 of the Most Beautiful Places in the World, in…

10 of the Most Beautiful Places in the World, in Honor of Earth Day 1. Denali National Park 2. Bora Bora 3. Antarctica 4. Grand Canyon 5. Bali 6. Maldives 7. Hawaii 8. Great Barrier Reef 9. Galapagos Island 10. Atacama Desert

The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos…

President Donald Trump is claiming vindication after the release of memos from former FBI Director James Comey about their interactions together

Democrats sue Russia, Trump campaign for alleged…

The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Andy Sullivan reports.

UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's…

A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism."

Police say teen who searched for missing pal was…

Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators say a 16-year-old who was part of a search party looking for a missing high school sports star led the group to discover the boy's body but investigators suspect he was the person who fatally stabbed him.

Transient Man Attacked with Machete, Chain in…

Two men in jail are facing felony charges after the King County Sheriff's Office says they used a machete and a chain to attack a transient man in Burien, Washington Wednesday night.

Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City

Laird Hamilton Saves 15 Girls From Flood in Hawaii

This surf legend saved a group of 15 girls during a flood in Hawaii.

Flip phones are back: Less distracting and a lot cheaper than a smartphone

The flip phone is having a mini-resurgence as consumers seek less distraction. Call it a rejection of the smartphone with its bombardment of messaging and social media that sap your attention. Or maybe it’s just a return to the cell phone’s roots, when a phone was just a phone.

Swedish house DJ Avicii dead at 28

Swedish EDM star Avicii died in Muscat, Oman on Friday.

After Baby Hears for First Time in Viral Video…

The emotional video shows Baby Charlotte, or Charly as she's affectionately known, go from fussing, to a smile, to almost crying as she hears her mother's voice for the first time.

Indiana girl, 3, accidentally shot pregnant mother, police say

A 3-year-old girl in Indiana accidentally shot her pregnant mother, local authorities said.

Prince Charles to be next head of Commonwealth

Prince Charles will succeed the Queen as the next head of the Commonwealth when she steps down. Leaders of the 53-nation group are said to have made their choice on Friday during a retreat at Windsor Castle. Speaking after the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting  (CHOGM) Prime Minister Theresa thanked the Queen for her service and endorsed Charles to follow her in the role. "His Royal Highness has been a proud supporter of the Commonwealth for more than four decades and has spoken passionately about the organisation's unique diversity, and it's fitting that one day he will continue the work of his mother, Her majesty the Queen," May said. Some people, including the British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, had been calling for a rotating presidency for the informal alliance. However, the Queen, who turns 92 on Saturday, personally intervened in the debate, saying that it was her sincerest wish that Charles should succeed her.

Who shot the dodo? Technology reveals famous bird's violent end

Experts in the U.K. have uncovered new details about a famous 17th-century Dodo that challenge a long-held theory about the unfortunate flightless bird.

Amazon worker wages

Amazon may one of the most valuable companies in the world - clocking in at over $750 billion - but half of Amazon's employees earned a lot less than the big boss... The median pay to work at Amazon last year was $28,446 and half of those employees earned less than that - meanwhile- Bezos took home $1.68 million last year in total compensation or 59 times more than the median salaried Amazon employee. --- The week started off talking about employees peeing in bottles because they couldn't get to the bathroom during a break. Now this? In a comparison - the median salary of a Facebook employee was more than $240,000. Why the big difference? Bezos said in his letter to shareholders- in part- that Amazon created more than 130,000 jobs last year- not counting acquisition and that the new jobs cover a range of professions from AI scientist to fulfillment center associates...

Judge postpones ruling to delay Stormy Daniels…

At a hearing in Los Angeles federal court, U.S. District Judge James Otero said he needed more time to review Cohen’s and Trump’s request to put Daniels’ case on hold. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US…

Lance Armstrong reaches $5 million settlement with the federal government in a lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the former cyclist

Two Palestinians killed in clashes on Gaza border

At least two Palestinians have been killed and scores injured amid renewed unrest along Gaza's frontier with Israel. Israeli troops are said to have opened fire with live ammunition on Friday after thousands of Palestinian protesters took part in further demonstrations at the border fence. In addition to the dead, health officials said around 80 people needed hospital treatment. Organisers, who have billed the protests as the "Great March of Return", say they are demanding the right to go back to their former homeland. Friday's violence brings the total number of killed to at least 33 as protests enter their fourth week.

Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica…

Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users

Authorities say motive in deputy killings may…

Investigators in Florida say they may never know why a man - a recluse from a rural farm community who rarely ventured in to town - shot to death two sheriff's deputies while they sat in a Chinese restaurant

St. Joseph Catholic School dances the night away

They're dancing the night away at St Joseph Catholic school in Madison tonight.

Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending…

Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses

Armed police enter classroom after shooting at…

One student was hurt when shots were fired at a high school

Facebook to put 1.5 billion users beyond the reach of new EU privacy law, report says

Facebook, which is still feeling the shockwaves from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, is reportedly looking to put 1.5 billion users beyond the reach of a new European Union privacy law.