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Texas man suspected of killing girlfriend, infant daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 3:31pm

Authorities have arrested a 34-year-old Texas man suspected of killing his girlfriend and the couple's infant daughter and leaving their bodies in front of a ranch.

Chicago teachers rally, march ahead of strike deadline

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 3:29pm

Chicago teachers are calling for district leaders to meet their demands on class sizes just days before a threatened strike that would affect thousands of students in the country's third-largest school district.

The Latest: Tropical Depression forms in eastern Atlantic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:56pm

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Bosnia seeks extradition of Missouri man in war crimes case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:48pm

A former military policeman in Bosnia who has been living in Missouri for about 17 years is facing extradition to his native country, where he is accused of raping a pregnant Serbian woman who was being held as a prisoner in 1992.

Sen. Mike Lee to presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke: ‘Take it back’

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:33pm

Sen. Mike Lee wants Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke to take back what he said about religious freedom.

Harold Bloom, author of 'Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:31pm

Harold Bloom, the eminent critic and Yale professor whose seminal "The Anxiety of Influence" and melancholy regard for literature's old masters made him a popular author and standard-bearer of Western civilization amid modern trends, died Monday at age 89.

Harold Bloom, author of 'The Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:28pm

Harold Bloom, author of 'The Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89.

Releasing gun photo inappropriate, Fort Worth chief says

Jill Bleed, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:19pm

to include the photograph of the firearm to show what the perceived threat may have been," Kraus said at a Monday press conference, where he announced that Officer Aaron Dean had resigned from the force following Saturday's shooting. "And in hindsight, it was a bad thing to do."

Trump says the 1,000 American troops leaving Syria will remain in the region to help prevent revival of Islamic State

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:14pm

Trump says the 1,000 American troops leaving Syria will remain in the region to help prevent revival of Islamic State.

Righting 'sins of omission': Monument honors Virginia women

Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:13pm

Around a thousand people filled Virginia's Capitol Square for the dedication Monday of statues honoring some of the state's trailblazing women, part of a monument organizers say is unlike any other in the country.

Trump says he soon will impose package of sanctions, including higher steel tariffs, on Turkey for incursion into Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:02pm

Trump says he soon will impose package of sanctions, including higher steel tariffs, on Turkey for incursion into Syria.

23 years in adult prison for teen, then 13, who killed mom

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 1:57pm

A South Carolina teen who was 13 years old when he stabbed his mother to death has been sentenced to 23 years in an adult prison for the crime.

Suit challenges speech rules at Mississippi abortion clinic

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 1:04pm

Abortion opponents in Mississippi have filed a lawsuit challenging a local ordinance that will restrict noise levels and require protesters to remain a certain distance from the entrance of health care facilities.

Utah firefighters get purple manicures aiding girl in crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:59pm

Two Utah firefighters responding to a car crash left the scene with purple manicures after calming a young girl upset over the collision.

The Latest: Maryland police officer dies after being shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:46pm

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Man struck, killed after jumping out of Uber on LA freeway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:41pm

Authorities say an Uber rider was struck and killed by a California Highway Patrol car on a Los Angeles freeway when he jumped out of the ride-share vehicle during a physical fight with another passenger.

Chief: Maryland officer has died after being shot; officials do not believe there's an 'ongoing threat to public safety'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:36pm

Chief: Maryland officer has died after being shot; officials do not believe there's an 'ongoing threat to public safety'

US pullout from Syria leaves a major prize for its foes

Joseph Krauss, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:35pm

a self-fulfilling prophecy as the security vacuum sucks in surrounding powers. The fighting leaves much of northeastern Syria, home to the country's biggest oil fields, up for grabs.

Lawsuit: Inmate kept in Missouri restraint chair 5 days

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:32pm

A federal lawsuit claims that a Missouri man who suffered a manic attack was held shackled in a rural jail's restraint chair in lieu of medical treatment for five days, subjected to racial slurs, force-fed and allowed to defecate all over himself.