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Norwegian tanker owner denies fault in fatal Texas collision

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:23pm

The owner of a chemical tanker ship has denied any liability for a collision with a fishing boat off the coast of Texas that killed one crew member and left two more missing and presumed dead.

Deputies: North Carolina teen secretly taped woman for year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:52pm

An 18-year-old secretly recorded a woman in her bedroom for nearly a year, a North Carolina sheriff's office said.

At least 8 hurt when truck, school bus collide in Arkansas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:48pm

At least eight people were injured, including a child who was airlifted to a hospital, Tuesday afternoon when a school bus and a dump truck collided on a state highway in northeast Arkansas, authorities said.

Bloomberg calls for Trump's removal in new impeachment ad

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:42pm

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg launched a new impeachment-focused television ad Tuesday urging the Senate to remove President Donald Trump from office.

GOP congressman who backed Nixon impeachment dead at 87

Herbert G. McCann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:36pm

Thomas Railsback, an Illinois Republican congressman who helped draw up articles of impeachment against President Richard Nixon in 1974, has died at age 87.

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:27pm

Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also earned baseball's highest honor on Tuesday.

Derek Jeter elected to Hall of Fame but falls one vote short of unanimous selection; Larry Walker also chosen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:19pm

Derek Jeter elected to Hall of Fame but falls one vote short of unanimous selection; Larry Walker also chosen.

Illinois: Error registered a possible 545 noncitizen voters

Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:51pm

An error in Illinois' new automatic voter registration system led to a possible 545 non-U.S. citizens being registered to vote, 16 of whom cast ballots, state officials publicly acknowledged this week.

Lawsuit filed to protect turtles in Mississippi, Louisiana

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:22pm

Two environmental groups have sued the Trump administration, saying it has failed to protect map turtles found in Mississippi and Louisiana under the Endangered Species Act.

West Virginia invites NRA as Virginia plans for gun-control

Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:13pm

A West Virginia senator is inviting the National Rifle Association to move to his state as lawmakers pursue gun-control measures in neighboring Virginia, where the group now has its headquarters.

US: Endangered fish on upswing in Colorado River basin

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:10pm

An endangered fish found in the Colorado River basin is on the upswing, federal officials said Tuesday as they proposed reclassifying the humpback chub as threatened.

AP Was There: Census 2000 gets warm welcome in snowy Alaska

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:47pm

The sun was barely up at 11 a.m. Thursday when Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt, bundled up in a fur parka, mittens and heavy boots, knocked on the door of a small wood-frame house in this western Alaska village to begin the nationwide headcount.

LA repeals requirements for contractors to reveal NRA ties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:38pm

The Los Angeles City Council is repealing a law requiring companies that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the National Rifle Association, weeks after a federal judge blocked the city from enforcing the ordinance.

California man sentenced to death for killing family of 4

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:28pm

A Southern California man was sentenced to death Tuesday for the 10-year-old killings of a family of four whose bodies were found buried in shallow graves in the California desert.

Coat design isn't just saving lives — it's launching new careers for homeless people

Story By Holly Yan, CNN Photographs By Brittany Greeson for CNN  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:27pm

In the shadows of Detroit's tallest skyscrapers, dozens of homeless people shiver in the 17-degree cold.

Virginia Senate advances 'red flag' gun law, despite rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:14pm

The day after a massive gathering of gun-rights activists at the Virginia Capitol, the state Senate on Tuesday advanced legislation that would allow authorities to take guns away from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.

Lawyer: Video doesn't show whole story in Vegas bus attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:11pm

Transit bus video appearing to show a 26-year-old man punching and seriously injuring a former U.S. Marine in his 60’s doesn’t tell the whole story about the incident, a defense lawyer said Tuesday.

Florida creates task force on sea-level rise

Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:11pm

After years of mostly ignoring climate change, Florida lawmakers waded deeper into the matter on Tuesday , advancing a proposal that would create a statewide Office of Resiliency and establish a task force to begin looking into how best to protect the state's 1350 miles (2,173 kilometers) of coastline from rising oceans.

7 sunscreen chemicals enter bloodstream after one use, FDA says, but don't abandon sun protection

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:48pm

After a single application, a total of seven chemicals commonly found in sunscreens can be absorbed into the bloodstream at levels that exceed safety thresholds, according to studies by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, an arm of the US Food and Drug Administration.