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Houston-area "Tourniquet Killer" set to die

A convicted sex offender who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his multiple victims is set for execution Wednesday

Jurors to resume deliberations in beheading plot…

Jurors are set to resume deliberations in the case of a man accused of plotting to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller on behalf of the Islamic State group

Airport auctions off lost and found items…

Pittsburgh International Airport will sell the items you leave behind at the airport, including cars abandoned in its parking lots

NFL Players And Owners At Standstill Over Anthem…

Owners and player representatives called a Tuesday meeting "productive" but didn't announce any new policies.

Californians head back home to altered lives…

A week after fleeing raging wildfires, tens of thousands of emotionally ravaged Californians have drifted back home to find their lives and their communities dramatically altered.

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Vegas hotel security guard's disappearance draws…

The cancellation of scheduled TV interviews last week by a hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas shooter has raised questions about the whereabouts of a key witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.

Colorado teen killed young siblings to be alone…

Police say a 19-year-old accused of stabbing his two young siblings to death and wounding his father in Colorado told investigators he carried out the attack so he could be alone in the house

How Congress became the drug industry's best…

Congress weakened the DEA's ability to go after drug distributors at the height of the opioid epidemic. #Tucker

Florida Governor Prepares For Violence Before…

White nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak Thursday in Florida, his first speech since the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.

North Korea says it plans to launch many more satellites

North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the country plans to launch many more satellites and is accusing the United States of trying to block its efforts to help achieve the peaceful development of outer space

Maryland man indicted for hate crime in student's…

A Maryland prosecutor says a man has been indicted on a hate-crime charge for allegedly stabbing a college student to death "because of his race."

Lawyers drop out of landlord's appeal in fire…

Lawyers for a Portland, Maine, landlord convicted of code violations following the city's deadliest fire in decades have dropped out of the case

Human smuggler pleads guilty, faces life in prison

James Bradley plead guilty to having 39 illegal immigrants in the back of a tractor trailer, 10 of whom died, and now faces life in prison

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Clinton Foundation Won't Return Donations From…

The movie mogul facing multiple accusations of sexual harassment and assault gave the Clinton Foundation as much as $250,000 over the years.

FBI: Costumed 'Shaky Bandit' arrested after latest robbery

Authorities say a man who wore different costumes while robbing about a dozen in banks in Florida over the past three weeks has been caught

Police: Woman who feared deportation drowned 2…

Authorities say a woman drowned her infant son and his 5-year-old half brother in a bathtub hours after she called police and told them she was worried about being deported

Bergdahl: Trump has reaffirmed criticism…

Bowe Bergdahl says President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his criticism of the soldier _ preventing him from receiving a fair sentence on charges he endangered comrades in Afghanistan

Justice Department indicts Chinese drug makers

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announces criminal charges against Chinese nationals drug accused of selling fentanyl and other opioids directly to Americans online.

US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty To…

Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban after walking off his base in Afghanistan in June 2009.

Kentucky city moving 2 Confederate statues from courthouse

Kentucky's second largest city has begun moving statutes of two Confederate statues

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Idaho wary of Obama 'leftovers' working on sage…

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says the state has to be vigilant monitoring the federal government's creation of a new sage grouse conservation plan due to federal employees who worked on the previous plan that caused Otter to file a lawsuit

Confederate monuments vandalized in 2 Virginia…

Two Confederate monuments in two Virginia cities have been vandalized this week

MGM: Las Vegas security guard is not missing

Mandalay Bay's parent company says Jesus Campos doesn't want media attention right now.