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Black church believed to be oldest in US finishes repairs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 7:14am

A 160-year-old church believed to be the oldest black church in the United States and built by enslaved Africans has been restored to a version of its former glory.

Hundreds attend vigil for slain Alabama officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:56am

Hundreds of people gathered outside an Alabama police department on Sunday to honor a police officer killed while conducting a drug enforcement operation.

Investigators want motorists' videos of UPS truck shooting

Freida Frisaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:42am

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement appealed Monday for anyone who witnessed or has video of last week's shootout between police and the hijackers of a UPS truck to contact the agency.

Police: 4 overdose victims found by Detroit children; 3 die

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:26am

Children discovered four overdose victims at a Detroit house, including three who died, police said.

Arkansas officer 'ambushed and executed,' police chief says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:17am

Investigators were trying to determine why a man “ambushed and executed” a city police officer who was sitting in his patrol car outside police headquarters in a college town in northwest Arkansas.

Led by 'Marriage Story,' Netflix dominates Golden Globe noms

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:06am

With four films up for best picture, four series nominated for the top television awards and 34 total nominations, Netflix dominated the 77th Golden Globe nominations on Monday.

West Virginians head to Canada to find affordable insulin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 5:50am

A group of West Virginians left the country Sunday in search of affordable insulin — they went to Canada, where insulin prices are reported to be about a tenth of what it costs people in the United States.

Timeline of Russia's doping cases and cover-ups

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:47am

Russian President Vladimir Putin opens the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the first time Russia has hosted the Olympics since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The Russian team surprises many onlookers by finishing at the top of the medals table, with nearly twice as many medals as it won in 2010.

Alabama boy, 5, killed in crossfire during family dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:38am

A 5-year-old boy in Alabama died when he was struck by gunfire during an argument between two family members, Birmingham police confirmed.

Paralyzed Humboldt crash survivor takes first steps

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:08am

think of it as a spinal pacemaker — being placed in the bottom left side of his back to help bridge the gap between his brain and his nerves.

Accidental shootings raise questions about arming teachers

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:28pm

As the country looks for ways to deal with mass shootings at schools, some have responded by saying more people should carry guns, including teachers.

Judiciary hearing sets stage for Trump impeachment charges

Hope Yen and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:22pm

Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House and its allies launch an aggressive attack on Democrats and the proceedings.

Miss South Africa crowned 2019 Miss Universe

Christina Maxouris, CNN  |  Posted Dec 8th - 9:44pm

Miss South Africa rules all.

Why airlines want you to go by train

Francesca Street, CNN  |  Posted Dec 8th - 9:21pm

We might not all be Greta Thunberg, shunning air travel for weeks-long odysseys aboard Atlantic yachts, but turning our backs on short-haul flights in favor of train travel is, for many of us, a more practical enterprise.

New Mexico granting fewer cyanide bomb OKs for coyotes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 9:08pm

Records show New Mexico agricultural officials have approved fewer licenses for the use of cyanide bombs — a device deployed by ranchers to kill coyotes.

Tourists injured, missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 7:37pm

A volcano erupted Monday on a small New Zealand island frequented by tourists, and a number of people were missing and injured after the eruption.

“Sensitive Santa” Offers Christmas for everyone

Brit Purdy  |  Posted Dec 8th - 7:08pm

Many children wait all year to see Jolly Old Saint Nicholas. We've all seen the long lines of people at shopping malls waiting to take a picture with Santa and ask for that perfect Christmas gift, but for children with autism and other sensory disabilities, it's not a lot of fun

Baseball star Ortiz makes first appearance since being shot

Martin Jose Adames Alcantara, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 6:00pm

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz made his first public appearance in the Dominican Republic on Sunday nearly six months after he was shot in what authorities called a case of mistaken identity.

4-year-old twins free selves, climb to safety after crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 4:40pm

Washington state authorities say 4-year-old twins freed themselves from their car seats and climbed an embankment seeking help following a car crash that killed their father.