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Group: Somalia least likely to punish media murders

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:21am

A prominent media watchdog says Somalia topped the list of countries where the killing of journalists is most likely to go unpunished for the second year in a row.

Arkansas court disqualifies 2nd medical marijuana proposal

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:12am

The Arkansas Supreme Court has disqualified a medical marijuana proposal from the November ballot less than two weeks before the election and with thousands of votes already cast, but voters will still be able to consider a competing plan.

Police officer shoots, kills Wyoming man at Billings motel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:11am

A police officer shot and killed a 32-year-old Wyoming man at a Billings motel early Thursday.

Milwaukee cop who killed man facing trial for sexual assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:02am

A Milwaukee police officer whose fatal shooting of a black man sparked a weekend of violent unrest in the city has been ordered to stand trial on unrelated sex assault charges.

Oklahoma officer fatally shoots man during disturbance call

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:50am

Authorities say a police officer in northern Oklahoma fatally shot a man while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

Boy's family sues town over his fatal shooting by deputies

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:50am

Relatives of a 6-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed during a traffic stop last year are suing the central Louisiana town where two deputy city marshals opened fire on his father's car.

Fiery multicar crash kills 5, including 2 kids, in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:42am

A fiery multicar crash on a highway in Tampa, Florida, has left five people dead, including two children, authorities said Thursday.

Betting on hepatitis C-infected kidneys to speed transplants

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:40am

A bold experiment is giving some patients a chance at cutting years off their wait for a kidney transplant if they agree to a drastic-sounding option — getting an organ almost sure to infect them with hepatitis C.

US charges 61 defendants in call center scam based in India

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:35am

It can be a frightening call to get.

Cranberries squashed as folk remedy for urinary infections

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:31am

Another folk medicine remedy bites the dust. Cranberry capsules didn't prevent or cure urinary infections in nursing home residents in a study challenging persistent unproven claims to the contrary.

Woman goes to hospital for kidney stones, gives birth to surprise baby

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:27am

When Shaun Jude Jaegers grows up, he'll have a heck of a story to tell about his birth.

United Way loses its ranking as America's largest charity

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:22am

United Way, ranked as America's largest charity for all but one of the past 25 years, has been emphatically knocked from that spot by Fidelity Charitable, the leader of a rapidly growing philanthropic sector that is transforming the way many Americans give.

Closing arguments delayed in bridge trial over legal issue

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:21am

Closing arguments were postponed Thursday in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial with no explanation other than that a "legal issue" had arisen.

NYC firefighter stages dramatic rescue in fatal blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:20am

As roaring flames consumed an apartment building in New York City early Thursday, a firefighter dangling from a rope plucked a trapped person from a window on the fifth floor and safely lowered him to the ground.

Chaffetz says he'll vote Trump after withdrawing endorsement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:04am

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he'll vote for Donald Trump, despite withdrawing his endorsement.

Hunter dies after fall from cliff in southern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:01am

Authorities say they have found the body of a missing hunter at the bottom of a cliff in southern Utah.

Here's how much college will cost you this year

Katie Lobosco, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:35am

College tuition keeps going up, rising faster than inflation and family income.

UVa attorney wanted 'Jackie' to disavow Rolling Stone story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:30am

A University of Virginia attorney asked a student who claimed in a Rolling Stone story that she was gang-raped to disavow the article after it was published.

Museum sale brings $1.2M despite protests from Cyprus, Egypt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:20am

The sale of nearly 70 antiquities from an Ohio art museum that drew objections from the governments of Egypt and Cyprus has brought in $1.2 million.