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Prosecutors become treasure hunters in…

Prosecutors in New York City have been on an aggressive campaign to seize ancient artworks and objects they believe were looted from their home countries

Road made famous by transgender candidate not a simple fix

A transgender candidate made a northern Virginia highway famous by promising to fix congestion on the road, but some say her proposed solution is woefully inadequate

Professor claims 'Jingle Bells' is rooted in…

Former Vanderbilt professor Carol Swain reacts.

Anita Hill To Lead Hollywood Commission Against…

The Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace was spearheaded by entertainment industry executives.

3 people die in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana

State police say three people have died in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana

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Low levels in Delaware River could keep…

George Washington and his troops might not be able to make their annual Christmas Day trip across the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Sen. Schumer: Bomb-detection units needed at…

Screening devices that detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel are being tested in a Los Angeles transit station

Nativity scene on public property sparks threat…

Legal panel weighs in on 'Fox News @ Night.'

School's Top Brass Responds To Letter Criticizing…

The letter's author alleges standards for Green Beret candidates have been lowered to boost graduation rates.

They Grow Our Food, and They're Killing Themselves

On the day in May 2011 that Matt Peters took his own life, he spoke on the phone with Dr. Mike Rosmann. Rosmann, himself an Iowa farmer, is also a psychologist who doubles as "one of the nation’s leading farmer behavioral health experts," writes Debbie Weingarten for the Guardian . She...

On Cruise Ship, 5 Nights, 332 People Sick

If a 6% chance of getting violently ill sounds like good odds, your ship has unfortunately already sailed: The latest outbreak of gastrointestinal illness on the high seas struck Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas, reports CNN , with at least 332 affected on the five-night cruise. "It was just terrifying,...

'Celebration of Life' for San Francisco mayor who…

Prominent US Democrats are expected to speak at a public celebration of the life of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Polar bears spotted running along Alaska airport…

Bears caught on film at Alaska’s Will Rogers-Wiley Post Memorial Airport.

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The US Interior Department Has A Harassment…

Over a third of Interior Department employees said in a survey that they experienced harassment or discrimination at work.

Memorial, bonfire planned for New Mexico shooting victim

A crowd is expected in northwestern New Mexico for a memorial service and bonfire to remember a 17-year-old student killed in a school shooting rampage this month in the small city of Aztec

Flames threaten rich California enclave…

Firefighters trying to prevent one of California's biggest ever wildfires from consuming homes in Santa Barbara and the wealthy enclave of Montecito are hoping less powerful winds will help them contain more of the blaze

Autopsies underway for Canadian billionaires…

Investigators are awaiting the results of autopsies performed on Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife before determining next steps in the ongoing probe into their suspicious deaths

Kaepernick's huddle with Rikers inmates sparks…

Some prison guards upset by the ex-NFL player's visit.

A Firefighter Died Battling The Fast-Moving…

The Thomas Fire is now the fourth-largest blaze in California's modern history.

Wildfire burns beloved burros in South Dakota's…

Nine Custer State Park burros that were reported missing in a South Dakota wildfire have been found, but they all suffered burns

Hunter Harrison, CEO of railroad company CSX…

Hunter Harrison, CEO of railroad company CSX, is dead at 73

Amid changing political winds, Florida Gov. mulls…

For more than a year, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has engaged in a guessing game about his political future: Will he challenge U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in 2018

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Wreaths Across America to place wreaths at…

Volunteer group works to honor fallen heroes.

What's The State Of Maternity Leave In America?

Legal protections for pregnant women in the U.S. are a relatively new development.

Officers who subdued NYC terror suspect play Santa in NJ

Four police officers credited with subduing a would-be suicide bomber in New York City passed out toys to needy children across the Hudson River in New Jersey