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Empowerment center to open in Ferguson at burned…

National Urban League president hopes Ferguson, Missouri, will continue to move forward with new Empowerment Center

US Rep: Truck passed checkpoint 2 hours before…

A Texas congressman says a truck that carried dozens of immigrants passed through a Border Patrol checkpoint about two hours before it was discovered outside a San Antonio Walmart

Texas Lt. Gov. Patrick discusses human smuggling…

The lieutenant governor is lauding anti-sanctuary city bills

A Detained Immigrant's 2 Battles: Suing ICE While…

A detained immigrant is suing ICE for, he says, violating his civil rights during an arrest. But the legal barriers for faulting ICE agents are steep.

Police: Teen father left newborn in California…

A teenage father was arrested after police say he drove into a strip mall parking lot, removed a car seat holding his 16-day-old son, placed it on the ground and left

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Ohio set to end 3-year hiatus with execution of…

Ohio is preparing to put a condemned child killer to death in the state's first execution in more than three years

Cincinnati police rebuke critics over role in…

Police in Cincinnati are expressing displeasure over criticism of their role in the case of a University of Cincinnati officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist

Wisconsin company offers to install microchips in…

Why 50 employees have already signed up

The Last Killer Whale Born In Captivity At…

A 3-month-old whale named Kyara died Monday surrounded by SeaWorld staff at the company's San Antonio park.

Life in prison sought for abduction, rape of 4-year-old girl

Prosecutors say a Montana man turned every parent's nightmare into reality when he chased down a 4-year-old girl at night in a park, snatched her while a friend watched helplessly, then raped her and left her for dead on an American Indian reservation

Orca whale repeatedly rams fishing boat, Alaska…

An Alaska man says his fishing boat was repeatedly rammed by an orca while during a fishing excursion he went on with his 14-year-old son and two other people

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Among 10 Things to Know: Senate votes to move forward with GOP health bill; Trump turns up heat on AG Sessions; Barbara Sinatra dies at 90.

Man faces possible life sentence for human…

10 of the almost 100 illegal immigrants crammed in the back of the truck died and police say the death toll could still rise; Casey Stegall has the story for 'Special Report'

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At Least 9 Found Dead Inside Hot Tractor-Trailer…

Emergency responders pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer parked outside a San Antonio Wal-Mart on Sunday.

Court orders Uzbek terror suspect detained until trial

An appellate court has reversed a judge's decision to release a man detained for 5½ years for allegedly providing material support to an Uzbek terror organization

Correction: Train-SUV Collision story

Correction: Train-SUV Collision story

California knocks Trump as it extends climate…

Gov. Jerry Brown signs legislation extending California's signature initiative to fight global warming

What are sanctuary cities?

What are sanctuary cities and why are they so controversial in the illegal immigration debate?

Official: Firms won't sell execution drugs to Arizona

A one-day lawsuit trial has concluded over whether Arizona must reveal its source of drugs used in executions and the qualifications of executioners

New York City's transit agency unveils $836M…

The head of New York City's transit agency has unveiled an $836 million plan to stabilize the beleaguered subway system, promising that riders will see progress within the next year

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US and China report progress on new North Korea…

The United States and China said Tuesday they are making progress on a new UN resolution that would impose additional sanctions against North Korea following its test of an intercontinental ballistic missile

Thomas Homan: Illegal immigration is not a…

Acting ICE director speaks out about the truck tragedy

10 white caskets and memories: Funeral honors…

An Arizona pastor says amid the sadness of losing 10 members of an extended family in a flash flood, there had been kindness and gratitude