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Kansas boy very lucky to survive knife impaling his face

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 7:42pm

A 15-year-old Kansas boy got a large knife to the face, and doctors say he's extremely lucky.

Strawberry Moon 2019: Best times to watch and a special viewing bonus

Forrest Brown, CNN  |  Posted Jun 17th - 7:16pm

It's time for another noteworthy celestial event. Be sure to cast your gaze toward the sky for 2019's Strawberry Moon. And for the keen-eyed, there's a heavenly bonus with a prominent appearance from one of our fellow planets.

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 5:57pm

Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit.

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 5:56pm

Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers pushed back hard in state court on Monday over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit.

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts

Steve Leblanc, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 5:39pm

Activists on both sides of the abortion divide clashed Monday on a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in cases of "fatal fetal anomalies."

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman's 2016 death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 5:38pm

Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender.

Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:42pm

A federal jury on Monday convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member.

Small weekly newspaper praised for standing with immigrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:41pm

A small weekly newspaper in western Minnesota is receiving praise for a column that took a tongue-in-cheek approach to stand up for diversity.

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:39pm

For Democrats, the decisions being made of whether to support impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political, with fallout in 2020 and beyond.

Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to 'hostile behavior' by Iranian forces

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:29pm

Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to 'hostile behavior' by Iranian forces.

The Latest: No video of officer shooting in Buttigieg's city

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:27pm

The Latest on a deadly police shooting in the Indiana hometown of Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (all times local):

Ex-teacher charged with inappropriately touching young girls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:14pm

A former physical education teacher accused of inappropriately touching dozens of first-grade girls in incidents captured on school surveillance video has been indicted on charges of gross sexual imposition in Ohio.

3 men escape from immigrant detention center in Colorado

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:13pm

Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from an immigrant detention center in Colorado.

The Latest: Off-duty cop may have saved house blast victim

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:11pm

The Latest on an explosion that leveled a house in New Jersey (all times local):

More than 20 Mississippi students hospitalized in bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:49pm

A bus fell onto its side on a busy Mississippi highway Monday, causing more than 20 high school students to be hospitalized.

Police: Bodies of mom, son found where boy's father cut wood

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:47pm

The bodies of an Oregon mother and her 3-year-old son have been found more than a month after they vanished, hidden in a forest where the boy's father cut wood, authorities said Monday.

Maine bans single-use plastic grocery bags by Earth Day 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:46pm

Maine will ban single-use plastic bags in grocery stores statewide by 2020, according to legislation signed by the governor Monday.

No more veggie bacon? Louisiana governor signs labeling bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:43pm

Vegan bacon, broccoli rice and other veggie foods will need new names to stay on Louisiana's grocery store shelves next year.

Nassar judge, Olympians back USOC oversight push in Congress

Pat Graham and Colleen Slevin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:39pm

The judge who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison and a group of Olympians are backing an effort to create a commission to look into the operations of the U.S. Olympic Committee.

Bankruptcy Court clerk charged with having gun in courthouse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:37pm

A woman who worked as a clerk in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Virginia has been charged with bringing a gun into the courthouse.