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Bogus doctor performed physicals at Philadelphia high school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:03am

Authorities are investigating how a woman with phony medical credentials ended up giving physicals last year at a Philadelphia public high school.

Donald Trump takes oath of office as the 45th president of the United States

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:01am

Donald Trump takes oath of office as the 45th president of the United States.

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Prosecutor: Extradition of El Chapo is milestone for justice

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:01am

Saying they were bringing the world's most notorious drug lord to justice, U.S. prosecutors on Friday described Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as the murderous architect of a 3-decade-long web of violence, corruption and drug addiction and announced they were seeking a $14 billion forfeiture from him.

The Latest: Officer, woman killed; search on for boyfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:57am

The Latest on the shooting of a police officer in a town outside New Orleans (all times local):

Texas court hearing case to limit gay marriage legalization

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:51am

The Texas Supreme Court has reversed its previous ruling and will hear a Houston case that top conservatives hope will let the state limit the impact of 2015's federal legalization of gay marriage.

Cleveland submits new police crisis intervention policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:51am

A new crisis policy for Cleveland police will allow officers with specialized training to refer some people having a mental health or substance abuse crisis to hospitals and treatment facilities rather than arrest them for minor crimes.

Sentencing scheduled for friend of Charleston church shooter

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:42am

A friend of the man sentenced to die for gunning down nine black parishioners during a Bible study in a South Carolina church is scheduled to learn his own fate next month.

Sheriff in Louisiana tells local media that a police officer shot outside of a school has died; woman also killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:41am

Sheriff in Louisiana tells local media that a police officer shot outside of a school has died; woman also killed.

Michigan says 38 underperforming public schools could close

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:41am

For the first time, the state of Michigan is planning to close public schools for academic reasons.

1 student hurt, another in custody in Ohio school shooting

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:41am

A male student who was shot and wounded at an Ohio school was hospitalized Friday, and another student suspected in the shooting was in custody, officials said.

DeVos finalizes ethics disclosure ahead of confirmation vote

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:41am

Education Secretary pick Betsy DeVos has finalized her financial and ethics disclosures, paving the way for senators to vote on her confirmation next week.

US airstrike said to kill 100-plus al-Qaida in Syria

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:41am

U.S. warplanes bombed an al-Qaida training camp in Syria, killing more than 100 militants, marking the second major U.S. counterterrorism strike in the final hours of Barack Obama's presidency, a defense official said Friday.

The Latest: US found out about El Chapo extradition Thursday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:31am

The Latest on Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman facing drug trafficking and other charges in the United States (all times local):

Appeals court tells judge to allow transgender name changes

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:31am

A Georgia appeals court has overturned a lower court judge's orders denying legal name changes to two transgender men.

Study finds Wyoming values supplying schools with internet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:21am

A nonprofit organization aimed at improving internet activity for schools has found that Wyoming is a leader in supplying internet to its campuses.

Georgia school bus crashes into car; child, car driver hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:11am

Authorities say a child and driver have been injured after a school bus carrying about two dozen students crashed with a car southwest of Atlanta in Coweta County.

Man sought for probation violation after vicious dog mauling

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:11am

Authorities say a 63-year-old Detroit man whose pit bulls mauled another man has violated his court-ordered probation.

Medical examiner: 3 of 6 victims from plane crash identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:41am

The recovered remains of three of the six people killed when a plane crashed into Lake Erie off Cleveland last month have been identified, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner said Friday.

Woman charged in teen's shooting says she felt unsafe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:33am

A central Georgia woman charged with shooting a teenage boy in the head said she and her husband had been terrorized by young people throwing rocks for days for days before she opened fire.

Suspect in Orlando officer's slaying interrupts judge

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:32am

A day after an expletive-laced court appearance on charges he killed his pregnant ex-girlfriend, a fugitive was more subdued but still interrupted and refused to answer questions when he went before a judge Friday on five new charges filed against him in the death of Orlando police officer.