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A Texas school teacher who sent his resume to IS…

The 34-year-old former substitute teacher from Texas said he sought out the terrorist group in June 2015.

Atlanta prepares for Super Bowl amid shutdown

Two weeks before the biggest game in football descends on Atlanta, officials say they are doing everything to ensure it's a success. (Jan. 15)

CNN Contributor Calls Out Fox Host For White…

There was a problem with David Webb, though, he wasn't white.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Announces 2020…

Sen. Gillibrand said she's running because, "As a young mom I am going to fight for other people’s kids as hard as I would fight for my own."

Furloughed by the Shutdown? Denver Will Pay Your…

Denver homeowners who have been furloughed as a result of the partial government shutdown will get some relief from the city: They can apply for a city grant to pay up to two months (a maximum of $5,000) of mortgage payments, the Denver Post reports. "It's simply unacceptable that...

North Korean negotiator headed to Washington

North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear talks with the United States, Kim Yong Chol, is expected to arrive in Washington by the weekend, a potential sign that the two countries are getting closer to finalizing plans for a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.

MPs reject Brexit deal in historic defeat

The biggest ever government defeat in history sees Theresa May lose the vote by 432 to 202.

Most voters back Ocasio-Cortez plan to tax richest Americans up to 70 percent: poll

A majority of voters support a proposal floated by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to dramatically increase the highest tax rate on the wealthiest Americans to as high as 70 percent.

Tumbling space snowman in film debut

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission on Tuesday released the first stitched together animation of Ultima Thule, the most distant object ever explored by humans. The small, icy object is shown spinning end-over-end like a propeller. (Jan. 16)

The Latest: Injured soldier taken from scene in…

An injured member of the Kenyan special forces has been taken from the scene of the hotel complex in an ambulance

Man Killed in Mass Overdose Incident Identified

“At some point during this party that was occurring, people just started falling over and passing out," Chico Police Commander Ted McKinnon told Newsweek.

House Passes Resolution Condemning White Supremacy

Lawmakers in the House passed the resolution nearly unanimously.

Another Big Name Entering 2020 Presidential Race

She's in: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday announced to Stephen Colbert, in an interview airing on his Late Show Tuesday night, that she is forming an exploratory committee to run for president in 2020, CBS News and CNN report. "I'm going to run for president of the United States, because...

Tomic takes aim at Hewitt in yet another…

There's yet more of a brouhaha in Australian men's tennis, with Bernard Tomic taking aim at the country's Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt at the Australian Open.

Murder victim's family awarded nearly $500M in wrongful death case

A jury on Tuesday awarded more than $495 million in damages to the family of a 20-year-old Florida woman who was murdered in 2011.