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7h ago

Two children die in hillside collapse near California dam

The identities and ages of the two juveniles who died in Shasta County near Redding have not been released.
tragedy dam hillside collapse
tragedy dam hillside collapse
8h ago

AT&T service restored after customers hit by widespread cellular outages in the U.S.

The carrier said Thursday night that the outage that left thousands without service for hours was a process error and not a cyberattack.
AT&T Stores Ahead Of Earnings Figures
AT&T Stores Ahead Of Earnings Figures
9h ago

4 charged in transport of weapons on ship that was intercepted by 2 SEALs who died

The criminal complaint alleges the defendants were transporting suspected Iranian-made missile components for the type of weapons used by Houthi rebel forces in recent attacks.
weapon warhead houthi yemen iran
weapon warhead houthi yemen iran
9h ago

Mom who left toddler alone in playpen for days while she went on vacation pleads guilty to aggravated murder

Kristel Candelario, 32, left her 16-month-old daughter alone for 10 days while she vacationed in Detroit and Puerto Rico, prosecutors said.
Jailyn Calendario.
Jailyn Calendario.
9h ago

Georgia board upholds firing of teacher for reading book about gender identity to fifth graders

Katie Rinderle was fired from Due West Elementary School after reading the picture book "My Shadow Is Purple" to her fifth grade class.
Katie Rinderle to testifies during a hearing at the Cobb County Board of Education
Katie Rinderle to testifies during a hearing at the Cobb County Board of Education
10h ago

Biden to nominate first Hispanic judge on Chicago-based court of appeals

Judge Nancy L. Maldonado was nominated to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, which hears appeals from Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
District Judge Nancy Maldonado.
District Judge Nancy Maldonado.
10h ago

Mom of Mississippi 10-year-old arrested and given probation for urinating in public files suit against police

The suit accuses defendants in Senatobia, Mississippi, of excessive force, false imprisonment and malicious prosecution.
child arrest
child arrest

Three Alabama clinics pauses IVF services after court rules that embryos are children

A decision by the Alabama Supreme Court has left providers and patients unsure of whether parts of the in vitro fertilization process put them at legal risk.
A technician prepare the fertilization of an egg cell under an electron microscope.
A technician prepare the fertilization of an egg cell under an electron microscope.
10h ago

Vice Media plans to cut hundreds of jobs, stop publishing on flagship website

“It is no longer cost-effective for us to distribute our digital content the way we have done previously,” the company’s CEO said in a memo.
VICE NewFronts 2019
VICE NewFronts 2019
12h ago

Gabby Douglas withdraws from planned return to gymnastics after positive Covid test

The three-time Olympic gold medalist was scheduled to make her return to competitive gymnastics on Saturday at the Winter Cup.
Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas teaches Jay Pharoah gymnastics on the IMDb Series “Special Skills” in Los Angeles in 2020.
Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas teaches Jay Pharoah gymnastics on the IMDb Series “Special Skills” in Los Angeles in 2020.
12h ago

Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg hits back at 'grandstanding' Arizona prosecutor who refuses to extradite murder suspect

Raad Noan Almansoori, 26, is wanted in connection to the slaying of Denisse Oleas-Arancibia, 38, but Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell is refusing to help extradite him.
Image: Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg
Image: Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg