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Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

Kantele Franko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:28am

The investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by an Ohio State University team doctor have cost nearly $10 million so far, according to the school.

Migrants, troops slowly build up on Guatemala-Mexico border

Mar√ća Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:02pm

More than 200 mostly Honduran migrants rested on a bridge at the Guatemala-Mexico border waiting for the arrival of others and hoping sheer numbers will improve their chances of entering Mexico and continuing their journey north.

Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Miller

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:19pm

The U.S. Navy is expected to honor a World War II hero when a new aircraft carrier is named for Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller.

A dog gives birth to a green puppy, now named 'Hulk.' Here's the science behind it

Alaa Elassar, CNN  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:43pm

When a North Carolina family's beloved dog went into labor, everything seemed to be going well. That is until one of her puppies came out green.

Alabama court won't reconsider Confederate monument ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:34pm

The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday refused to reconsider a ruling that prohibits Birmingham from obscuring, or taking down, a Confederate monument in a city park.

US couple found dead in Tijuana, son-in-law charged

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:00pm

A United States couple missing for a week in Tijuana were found Friday buried on the property of one of their homes in this border city, Mexican authorities said.

Colorado teen sentenced to 30 years in Xbox killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 6:32pm

A 16-year-old boy was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Friday for fatally shooting a man while trying to steal an Xbox he had arranged to buy.

No jail time for distracted driver who killed 2 cyclists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:41pm

A Florida woman who ran her car into a group of bicyclists in 2018, killing two people, will avoid jail time.

Ex-USA Gymnastics trainer has sexual assault count dropped

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:26pm

Texas prosecutors on Friday dropped a sexual assault charge against a former trainer who worked alongside imprisoned ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar at the famed Karolyi gymnastics ranch.

Louisiana, Alaskan tribes file UN climate change complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:05pm

Four coastal Louisiana tribes and one in Alaska that say the U.S. government violated their human rights by failing to take action on climate change have submitted a formal complaint to the United Nations in Switzerland.

Virginia Supreme Court upholds weapons ban for pro-gun rally next week, rejecting appeal from gun-rights groups

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:51pm

Virginia Supreme Court upholds weapons ban for pro-gun rally next week, rejecting appeal from gun-rights groups.

Implosion back on for partially collapsed New Orleans hotel

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:38pm

Plans are on again to implode a New Orleans hotel building that partially collapsed last fall, killing three workers, city officials said Friday.

Hoverboarding dentist convicted of Medicaid fraud in Alaska

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:35pm

An Alaska dentist, who gained notoriety after he was seen in a video riding a hoverboard and pulling teeth, was convicted Friday of defrauding the Alaska Medicaid program.

Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:33pm

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg won't have to publicly disclose his finances until late March, well after voters in more than a dozen states take to the polls on Super Tuesday.

Your Fitbit could help health officials predict flu outbreaks in real-time

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:18pm

That Fitbit you've been wearing could be doing a lot more than tracking your trips to the store. It may help health officials stop the flu from spreading, too.

Rollback proposed for Michelle Obama school lunch guidelines

Carole Feldman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:10pm

The Trump administration on Friday proposed rolling back nutrition guidelines for school meals that had been promoted by Michelle Obama as part of her campaign to combat child obesity.

With governor's reprieve, man released after murder-for-hire

Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:03pm

A man who was serving a life sentence in a 1994 murder-for-hire plot in Tennessee is out of prison and on parole after the former governor granted him a reprieve.

Democrats announce new criteria to qualify for Feb. 7 debate

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:51pm

The Democratic National Committee on Friday announced its criteria for the first debate to be held after voting begins in the 2020 presidential campaign, including a new pathway to the stage based off delegate pledges.

Fired officer arrested, accused of accessing rape database

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:48pm

A North Carolina police officer who had been fired for harassing rape victims continued to access a police database to obtain information about the women, authorities said.