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Stanley the cat, recipient of $19K kidney transplant, dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 9:12am

The 18-year-old Baltimore cat who received a $19,000 kidney transplant just over a year ago has died.

Trump administration moves to officially ban bump stocks that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 9:07am

Trump administration moves to officially ban bump stocks that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly.

US NKorea envoy to visit SKorea amid uncertainty over talks

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 9:04am

The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea is heading to South Korea amid growing uncertainty over the future of direct talks between Washington and Pyongyang.

White House press secretary says Trump is willing to work with Congress to avert a partial government shutdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 9:01am

White House press secretary says Trump is willing to work with Congress to avert a partial government shutdown.

El Chapo trial becomes New York's latest tourist attraction

Claudia Torrens, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 9:00am

There was a time, after a spectacular prison escape, when Joaquin Guzman was the most wanted man in the world.

Chicago officers likely didn't see train that killed them

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 8:59am

Chicago police say two officers likely didn't see or hear a train that fatally struck them as they pursued a suspect because they were looking at a train approaching from another direction.

School rewound video during massacre, delaying officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 8:36am

The police response to the Florida high school massacre was delayed because school officials rewound a school surveillance video, making officers think the gunman was still in the building.

Judge allows lawsuit against student loan servicer Navient

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 8:31am

A federal judge in Pennsylvania has ruled that a lawsuit alleging widespread abuse by student loan servicer Navient Corp. can go forward.

President Trump issues order creating new space command to better advance the military's vast operations in space

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 8:27am

President Trump issues order creating new space command to better advance the military's vast operations in space.

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US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 8:23am

The government's top doctor is taking aim at the best-selling electronic cigarette brand in the U.S., urging swift action to prevent Juul and similar vaping brands from addicting millions of teenagers.

Alabama mall shooting suspect seeks lower bond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 8:20am

A man charged in the shooting that led to a police killing of a black man in a crowded Alabama shopping mall on Thanksgiving is asking a judge to lower his bond.

Carnival: Passenger reported missing on cruise from Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 8:00am

Carnival Cruise Line says a passenger is missing on a cruise ship from Alabama.

Troopers shoot teen who attacks woman, flees on horseback

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 7:45am

Authorities say investigators shot and wounded a 15-year-old after he attacked a woman, fled on horseback and then fired on law enforcement in Kansas.

Settlement requires 'anti-hate training' for internet troll

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 7:39am

An internet troll who harassed a black college student with racist messages on social media has agreed to a court settlement requiring him to get "anti-hate training," apologize in writing and on video and publicly renounce white supremacy.

Deaths of 5 in Texas apartment fire ruled homicides

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 7:24am

The deaths of five people killed in a large apartment fire near Texas State University have been ruled homicides.

Sheriff tried to avoid arrest: 'Jesus Christ, I'm a sheriff'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 6:33am

A police report and bodycam video show that a Michigan sheriff accused of drunken driving asked a deputy not to arrest him.

Boy killed when struck by truck in Pleasant Grove crosswalk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 6:31am

Pleasant Grove police say a 12-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a large truck Monday night.

Flynn heads to sentencing, with 'Good luck' wish from Trump

Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 6:30am

Michael Flynn could walk out of a courtroom a free man due to his extensive cooperation with federal prosecutors, but the run-up to his sentencing hearing Tuesday has exposed raw tensions over an FBI interview in which he lied about his Russian contacts.

Women filmed helping children smoke pot sentenced to jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 5:51am

Two women seen on social media video helping three children smoke marijuana in North Carolina have now been sentenced to jail time.