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The Latest: Austin police repeat warning after…

The Austin Police Department says it is aware that a parcel bomb exploded overnight at a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio and that it is working closely on the investigation with federal law enforcement agencies

The Latest: Storms damage homes, knock out power…

Thousands of Georgians are without power and homes were heavily damaged southwest of Atlanta after storms struck the state late Monday and into Tuesday morning.

King of the Mitzvahs

Kareem Wells grew up in a rough neighborhood in Chicago. Now, as Chicago’s go-to local entertainer, Wells is the reigning King of the Mitzvahs.

Joint Military Drills Between The US And South…

The Pentagon says joint military drills between the U.S. and South Korea will resume April 1.

The Latest: Injuries reported in shooting at Maryland school

A sheriff's spokeswoman says injuries have been reported after a shooting at a high school in southern Maryland

Prosecutors: Don't overturn Amish leader's…

Prosecutors urge court: Don't overturn sentence of breakaway Amish group leader connected to Ohio hair-cutting attacks

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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Package bomb explodes at FedEx in Texas, 1 hurt; Scandal-hit Weinstein Co. files for bankruptcy protection; Senate committee launches effort to prevent election hacking

Cooper: Trump attacks bedrock institutions

CNN's Anderson Cooper says President Donald Trump has a pattern of diminishing or delegitimizing an institution or person who stands in his way.

Package Reportedly Destined For Austin Explodes…

One FedEx employee was injured when a package reportedly destined for Austin, Texas, exploded in the distribution facility.

Federal agents going to Maryland high school shooting scene

Officials say there has been a shooting at a Maryland High School

Shooting suspect's brother arrested on…

The brother of the 19-year-old man who has confessed to gunning down 17 people at a Florida high school spent the night in jail after he was arrested authorities arrested him for trespassing on the campus

New Hire Shakes Up Trump Legal Team

With reshuffles, insecurity, and infighting, President Trump's legal team is starting to resemble his White House team, insiders say. The president—who has been more vocal than ever in recent days about his displeasure with Robert Mueller's investigation—shook up his legal team again on Monday, bringing in Joseph diGenova,...

Van Jones rips Trump's death penalty proposal

CNN's Van Jones says he was encouraged by some of President Trump's proposals to fight the opioid epidemic but called the President's idea of the death penalty for some drug dealers "divisive" and "stupid."

Trump Wants The Terminally Ill To Have Access To…

While addressing the opioid epidemic, President Trump showed support for "Right to Try" legislation.

Northeast braces for wintry wallop on 1st day of spring

The first days of spring in the Northeast will look a lot like the last weeks of winter

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Austin-Bound Package Explodes at FedEx Facility

Hours after pleas for information about Austin's serial bomber, a package bound for the city exploded at a FedEx facility near San Antonio, injuring one. The explosion was reported just after midnight Tuesday at the FedEx Ground distribution center in Schertz, 65 miles southwest of Austin. A medium-sized box with...

Student Who Vanished on Bermuda Trip Found Dead

The search for missing American student Mark Dombroski came to a tragic end Monday when police and soldiers in Bermuda found the 19-year-old's body. Police say the body of Dombroski, a student at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia who was in Bermuda for a rugby tournament, was found in a...

Trump hints at death penalty for drug dealers

President Donald Trump says it's time for tougher penalties for drug dealers, including the possibility of the death penalty.

Mississippi Enacts US' Most Restrictive Abortion…

The state's governor has said he wants to make Mississippi the "safest place in America for an unborn child."

Republican lawmakers propose banning all abortions in Ohio

All abortions would be banned in Ohio under a proposal introduced by Republican lawmakers

Uber's Self-Driving Car Was Going 40mph, Didn't…

The death of a 49-year-old pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz., on Sunday night is being called the first time a person has been killed by a self-driving vehicle, and Wired provides some perspective: "Human drivers kill just 1.16 people for every 100 million miles driven. Waymo and Uber and all...

San Francisco could become largest US city to ban…

San Francisco could become the largest US city to ban the sale of fur, meaning no more fur salons at upscale department stores and no more key chains with real rabbit feet

Tapper: Mueller probe is not a witch hunt

CNN's Jake Tapper pushes back on President Trump's claim that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is a "total witch hunt."

US Supreme Court Dismisses Attempt To Block New…

Another federal court blocked a similar request earlier on Monday.

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School officials report shooting at Maryland high school, 'event is contained,' campus on lockdown

School officials report shooting at Maryland high school, 'event is contained,' campus on lockdown

Flags to be lowered for New York Rep. Slaughter's…

New York's governor has ordered flags on all state buildings to be flown at half-staff to honor the late Congresswoman Louise Slaughter on Friday, the day of her funeral

Missouri man seeks second reprieve from Supreme…

A Missouri death row inmate whose life was spared by a last-minute stay of execution four years ago is asking the US Supreme Court for another reprieve, claiming the process of killing him could cause blood-filled tumors to burst inside his head