9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses
9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent.

Judge: Hernandez's child can't sue NFL over brain disease
Judge: Hernandez's child can't sue NFL over brain disease

A federal judge says the 6-year-old daughter of the late NFL player Aaron Hernandez missed a 2014 deadline to opt out of the $1 billion concussion settlement and can't separately sue the league over his diagnosis of a degenerative brain disease.

4 hrs 43 mins ago
Washington state snow plow rage: 2 plow drivers threatened
Washington state snow plow rage: 2 plow drivers threatened

There's snow plow rage in Spokane after storms dropped 21 inches of snow so far in February.

1 hr 13 mins ago
Man apprehended in shooting at Illinois industrial park
Man apprehended in shooting at Illinois industrial park

A shooter has been apprehended after opening fire in an industrial park in in Aurora, Illinois.

23 mins ago
Chicago police arrest 2 black suspects in attack on Smollett
Chicago police arrest 2 black suspects in attack on Smollett

Chicago police says local media reports that allege the attack against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax are unconfirmed.

7 hrs 23 mins ago
Latest: City says 4 police officers hurt in Aurora shooting
Latest: City says 4 police officers hurt in Aurora shooting

A suburban Chicago school district is keeping its students in classrooms as police investigate an active shooter situation at an industrial park in Aurora.

43 mins ago
APNewsBreak: Allred contacted authorities about R Kelly tape
APNewsBreak: Allred contacted authorities about R Kelly tape

Attorney Gloria Allred tells The Associated Press she has contacted law enforcement about concerns one of her clients may be the person in a VHS tape purportedly showing R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.

3 hrs 14 mins ago
Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging
Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging

Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are finding clues that depression might worsen the decline.

February 14th, 10:34 AM PST
Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER
Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER

Medicare ambulance rides could include option of going to urgent care or doctor's office.

February 14th, 1:53 PM PST
Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season
Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season

Health officials say the flu vaccine is doing a relatively good job protecting Americans this winter.

February 14th, 10:03 AM PST
Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert
Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert

Scientists find that a NASA astronaut who spent nearly a year in space had his immune system go on high alert.

5 hrs 13 mins ago
Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company
Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant.

2 hrs 24 mins ago
California may sue Trump over emergency wall declaration
California may sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

California's governor and attorney general and say they will sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

2 hrs 24 mins ago
21 Savage 'wasn't hiding' being British, feared deportation
21 Savage 'wasn't hiding' being British, feared deportation

The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage says he didn't talk about his British citizenship before because he didn't want to get deported.

7 hrs 43 mins ago
Snow storm brings whiteout conditions to California's Sierra
Snow storm brings whiteout conditions to California's Sierra

Authorities warn that mudslides are possible even after a damaging storm moved through California, trapping people in floodwaters, triggering a debris flow that destroyed homes, and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year.

17 hrs 52 mins ago
LA sheriff: Fewer crimes spur transfer to immigration agents
LA sheriff: Fewer crimes spur transfer to immigration agents

The new leader of the nation's largest sheriff's department is further limiting when inmates in Los Angeles County jails can be transferred to U.S. authorities for deportation.

2 hrs 34 mins ago
World's oldest known wild bird hatches chick on Midway Atoll
World's oldest known wild bird hatches chick on Midway Atoll

Federal wildlife officials say the world's oldest known wild bird has become a mother again at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.

February 12th, 1:43 PM PST
NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years
NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

Opportunity Lost: NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after an unexpected 15 years.

February 13th, 11:13 AM PST
El Nino is back but it's late, weak and probably no big deal
El Nino is back but it's late, weak and probably no big deal

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says El Nino is back, but it is weak.

February 14th, 6:13 AM PST
Critics protest proposed drilling in Alaska's Arctic refuge
Critics protest proposed drilling in Alaska's Arctic refuge

Protesters in Alaska urged federal officials to keep oil rigs out of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge despite a federal law requiring lease sales.

February 11th, 6:43 PM PST
Attorney: Process behind Census question 'rotten'
Attorney: Process behind Census question 'rotten'

An attorney for the state of California says the process behind Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' decision to add a citizenship question to the U.S. Census was rotten to its core.

1 hr 23 mins ago
AP Exclusive: Lawsuit claims discrimination by foster agency
AP Exclusive: Lawsuit claims discrimination by foster agency

A South Carolina mother is accusing a federally funded foster agency of not working with her because she's Catholic.

4 hrs 53 mins ago
Parkland shooting victims are remembered in silence
Parkland shooting victims are remembered in silence

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre a year later: Renewed national debate on guns and school safety, and a time to remember the victims.

February 13th, 10:13 PM PST
Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York
Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

Amazon decision to walk away from New York City could scare off other tech companies.

16 hrs 3 mins ago
Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs
Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

Amazon ditches New York as location for new headquarters.

February 14th, 9:03 AM PST
Vegas prosecutors say tech billionaire facing drug charges
Vegas prosecutors say tech billionaire facing drug charges

Felony drug charges have been filed against a California tech mogul and Marsy's Law victim rights advocate arrested in August with what police said were briefcases full of drugs in a Las Vegas Strip hotel.

February 13th, 2:43 PM PST
California governor wants users to profit from online data
California governor wants users to profit from online data

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make off the personal data they collect.

February 13th, 4:13 PM PST
PR push for white officer accused of killing armed black man
PR push for white officer accused of killing armed black man

Digital ad campaign seeks to defend white police officer charged in fatal shooting of armed black man in Tennessee.

22 hrs 3 mins ago
Second Fairfax accuser is intensely private single mother
Second Fairfax accuser is intensely private single mother

Woman who accused Democratic Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of raping her while they were students at Duke University in 2000 is an intensely private single mother.

23 hrs 33 mins ago
ICE halts force-feeding of immigrant detainees in Texas
ICE halts force-feeding of immigrant detainees in Texas

Texas newspapers report the U.S. government has suddenly stopped force-feeding immigrants on a hunger strike inside an El Paso immigration detention center.

20 hrs 13 mins ago
Avenatti says he has new video evidence against R. Kelly
Avenatti says he has new video evidence against R. Kelly

Attorney Michael Avenatti says he has new video evidence of singer R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.

February 14th, 12:03 PM PST
Trump Org scraps plans for 2 hotel chains, blaming politics
Trump Org scraps plans for 2 hotel chains, blaming politics

President Donald Trump's company is scrapping plans for two new hotel chains announced two years ago, casting blame in part on a hostile political environment.

20 hrs 53 mins ago
Lyndon LaRouche's conspiracy mindset lives on
Lyndon LaRouche's conspiracy mindset lives on

Fitting for a man who saw so much darkness in the world, Lyndon LaRouche died on the fringes this week, his name little known to anyone under 50, his death rumored online a day before mainstream outlets confirmed it.

15 hrs 53 mins ago
Trail runner recounts life-or-death fight with mountain lion
Trail runner recounts life-or-death fight with mountain lion

A Colorado runner who survived a mountain lion attack says he wrestled the young animal to the ground and jammed his foot onto its neck to suffocate it to death.

23 hrs 3 mins ago
Cardinal expects 'significant progress' at sex abuse summit
Cardinal expects 'significant progress' at sex abuse summit

US-based Roman Catholic bishops are participating in a weeklong retreat near Chicago.

7 hrs 43 mins ago
William Barr sworn in for 2nd stint as US attorney general
William Barr sworn in for 2nd stint as US attorney general

The Senate has confirmed William Barr to be attorney general, placing the veteran government official and lawyer atop the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in the 2016 election.

February 14th, 10:43 AM PST

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