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Carnival announces roller coaster on new cruise ship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 6:11am

Carnival Cruise Line plans to launch the first cruise ship with a roller coaster on board.

4 high school students arrested over wrestling team hazing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 5:20am

Four New Jersey high school students have been arrested in connection with a hazing incident involving the school wrestling team.

Police: Flying metal barely misses hitting child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:59am

Vermont State Police say a 1-year-old barely missed being impaled by a flying piece of metal.

Authorities: Man indicted on child porn charges shoots self

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:51am

Police in Virginia say a man indicted on 40 counts of possessing child pornography has shot himself in the head.

National Park Service buys MLK Jr's birth home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:30am

The National Park Service has bought the home in Atlanta, Georgia, where Martin Luther King Jr. was born in 1929.

Kansas judge considers blocking telemedicine abortion ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:55pm

A state court judge is considering whether to block Kansas from enforcing a ban on telemedicine abortions that are to start in January.

As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

Michelle R. Smith and Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:44pm

Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame.

Man on Utah's death row for 30 years seeks new trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:08pm

A Chicago native who has been on death row in Utah for more than three decades for the death of a Provo woman is seeking a new trial.

Death row executions remain near historic lows in 2018

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:04pm

Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year, according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday.

Use of death penalty continues to decline in Texas

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:03pm

While Texas led the nation in the number of inmates executed in 2018, the use of capital punishment in the state continues to decline, according to a new report.

Several injured after explosion, fire at energy facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:37pm

An explosion and fire at a MarkWest energy facility in Pennsylvania has left several people with injuries.

Southern Colorado crash kills deputy, woman, year-old baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:20pm

Two sheriff's vehicles crashed into a car in southern Colorado, killing a deputy, the car's driver and a year-old baby.

The Latest: Report sheds no light on how man fled hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:13pm

The Latest on man facing trial for escaping from a Hawaii psychiatric facility (all times local):

Florida executes man convicted of the 1992 beating and stabbing death of a South Florida woman.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:52pm

Florida executes man convicted of the 1992 beating and stabbing death of a South Florida woman. .

7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:14pm

A 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol, federal immigration authorities confirmed Thursday.

The Latest: California Coastal Commission unveils phone app

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:56pm

The Latest on the California Coastal Commission unveiling a new smartphone app (all times local):

California fire survivors share lessons in loss, recovery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:45pm

Survivors of a deadly blaze that tore through California wine country last year shared lessons of loss and pain but also resilience with those who escaped the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century last month.

Police: A Georgia police officer and suspect have both died in a shooting after a traffic stop just east of Atlanta

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:45pm

Police: A Georgia police officer and suspect have both died in a shooting after a traffic stop just east of Atlanta.

Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:30pm

U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California.