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Parent punches student in the stomach in a school hallway, then just walks away

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:32pm

It happens so fast you almost miss it.

Is social media turning you into a zealot?

Brian Hughes, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:14pm

Have you heard? Hillary Clinton is dying of Parkinson's disease. Also, Donald Trump thinks the United States shouldn't have stopped the Bosnian genocide. Angry mobs of "Bernie bros" are hurling chairs at Democratic staffers. And President Obama, who smells like sulfur, is followed everywhere he goes by a swarm of flies.

Son of ex-AG seeks leniency; workers say she terrorized them

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:12pm

The 15-year-old son of former Attorney General Kathleen Kane pleaded for leniency Monday at sentencing in her perjury and obstruction trial while her former deputies described an office demoralized by her leadership and terrorized by "Nixonian espionage."

The Latest: Ex-attorney general: 2 sons have been suffering

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:10pm

The Latest on the sentencing of former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):

The Latest: 11 of 13 killed in bus crash identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:10pm

The Latest on a tour bus crash that killed 13 people in Southern California (all times local):

Trump bests Clinton in two-way race in Utah, poll shows

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:55am

Without third-party candidates on the ballot, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would win Utah, a new polls shows.

Man pleads guilty to trying to help friend join IS

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:52am

A Virginia taxi driver pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he tried to help a friend join the Islamic State group.

'Jackie' says she felt pressure to be in Rolling Stone story

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:44am

The woman whose harrowing account of being raped at the University of Virginia was the centerpiece of a now-discredited Rolling Stone magazine article said that she felt pressured to participate in the story and became scared in the weeks leading up its publication when she realized it may be too late to back out.

Suspect in killings, carjackings, cop shootings on the run

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:42am

Authorities are hunting for a man suspected of killing his aunt and uncle, shooting two police officers, stealing a patrol car and carjacking other vehicles in a violent rampage in the Oklahoma City area, all while apparently taunting law enforcement via social media.

Tom Hayden, activist known for Vietnam protests, dies at 76

Linda Deutsch and Tarek Hamada, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:42am

Tom Hayden, a '60s anti-war activist whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76.

Students beaten, horse punched in mob attacks at university

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:40am

Philadelphia police say they've arrested four teens on assault charges in flash mob attacks around Temple University in which college students were beaten, an officer was knocked down and a police horse was punched in the face.

Utah man gets 30 years up to life in basement kidnap case

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:40am

A Utah man who pleaded guilty to tying up five people in a basement was sentenced Monday to serve at least 30 years up to life in prison, clearing the way for him to face murder charges in Wyoming.

NAACP: Noose put around neck of black student in Mississippi

Jeff Amy and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:40am

White students at a south Mississippi high school put a noose around the neck of a black student and "yanked backward," the state NAACP said Monday.

Aide: Christie knew mayor thought traffic might be payback

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:34am

Republican Gov. Chris Christie was told during the George Washington Bridge lane closures that a Democratic mayor expressed concern that the resulting traffic jams in his city were political retribution, a former aide to the governor testified Monday.

Police in NY to deploy license plate readers amid slayings

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:34am

Officials in suburban New York say they will install dozens of license plate readers in response to brutal gang-related killings involving teenagers and others.

Georgia mobile home fire caused by wood stove kills 6

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:33am

Authorities say a mobile home fire in Georgia started by an improperly installed wood stove killed six people, including four children.

The Latest: Oklahoma man suspected in carjacking attempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:31am

The Latest on the search for an Oklahoma man suspected of killing of his aunt and uncle, shooting two police officers and numerous carjackings and attempted carjacking (all times local):

Mom, daughter 1st to serve as NY state troopers at same time

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:20am

A veteran state trooper and her rookie daughter have become the first mother and daughter to serve in uniform at the same time in the nearly century-long history of the New York State Police.

5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:20am

State police say five young adults have died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a southeastern Massachusetts highway.

Brass thief damages historic Philadelphia building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:20am

Officials say a metal thief damaged an exterior staircase at a historically significant building in downtown Philadelphia.