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Slaying of star golfer from Spain shocks Iowa…

Police say a homeless man fatally stabbed a top amateur golfer from Spain at a golf course near her university campus in central Iowa

New phone controls screen time for you, kids

Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids. (Sept. 18)

Michael Jordan donating $2M to Hurricane Florence victims: reports

Amid the devastation left behind by Hurricane Florence, former NBA superstar Michael Jordan pledged to donate $2 million to help those impacted by the storm.

My Hope Was Broken.' Wives of Two Jailed Myanmar…

The wives of two Myanmar reporters for the Reuters news agency sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment for possessing state secrets said Tuesday they were shocked by the court’s decision.

LA Times Beijing bureau chief quits after sex investigation

The head of the Los Angeles Times' Beijing bureau has resigned four months after the newspaper suspended him following sexual harassment complaints from two women

Dems Warn GOP not to repeat Anita Hill mistakes

Female Democratic Senators are warning Republicans not to have a repeat of the past as the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991. (Sept. 18)

Michigan professor slammed after refusing to write letter of recommendation for student applying to study in Israel

A University of Michigan professor has been slammed for refusing to write a letter of recommendation for a student applying to study in Israel.

Myanmar Sentences Two Reuters Reporters to Seven…

Two reporters for the Reuters news agency were each sentenced to seven years in prison by a Myanmar court on Monday for possession of state secrets.

McDonald's workers across US protest against sex…

McDonald's workers are staging protests in several cities in what organizers called the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace

How Rising Seas Made Florence's Flooding Worse

Experts can measure just how much higher Florence's floodwaters got thanks to sea level rise.

Murder of Golf Star in Broad Daylight 'Very…

In a Tuesday morning hearing that lasted just minutes, the man accused of killing a star Iowa State University golfer on Monday was ordered held on $5 million cash-only bond. Prosecutors described Collin Daniel Richards as homeless and the crime that took Celia Barquin Arozamena's life as "a random act...

President Trump Trashes the Media as 'Fake, Fake…

Thundering that the media is the “fake, fake disgusting news,” President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of grievances Thursday at a Pennsylvania campaign rally in which he cast journalists as his true political opponent.

'Nightmare that won't end': Storm evacuees can't…

Food and water handouts are beginning in the North Carolina city of Wilmington, which is still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence

Space Force Estimated To Cost $13 Billion Over 5…

The Trump administration is moving to make the Space Force a reality by 2020.

He Raped Her at Gunpoint. 6 Years Later, Revenge

A woman raped in 2007 had the jarring experience of spotting her rapist six years later in an Atlanta subway station, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution . At that point, she didn't think much about what to do next. "She was overcome by the moment and began to yell out that...

FBI Director Christopher Wray Says Russia…

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that Russia continues to use fake news, propaganda and covert operations to “spin up” Americans on both sides of hot-button issues to sow discord in the United States.

Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off…

Arrest highlights Border Patrol's challenge of keeping rogue agents off its force

Suspect in Iowa golfer slaying appears in court

The 22-year-old suspect in the murder of an Iowa golfer appeared in a Story County court Tuesday. Collin Richards is charged in the death of Celia Barquin Arozamena, a star golfer from Spain, who was found Monday in a pond on a golf course. (Sept. 18)

Florence dropped an estimated 8 trillion gallons of rain over North Carolina

Florence has dropped more than 8 trillion gallons of water since making landfall last week in North Carolina, according to an unofficial estimate.