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Officer shoots robbery suspect outside Atlanta mall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:14pm

A police sergeant foiled an armed robbery and shot one of the suspects outside of one of Atlanta's largest malls, authorities said Saturday night.

ICE ups ante in standoff with NYC: 'This is not a request'

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:23pm

Federal authorities are turning to a new tactic in the escalating conflict over New York City's so-called sanctuary policies, issuing four “immigration subpoenas” to the city for information about inmates wanted for deportation.

CDC: 7 people under age 18 died of the flu last week; 39 children total this season so far

Elizabeth Cohen, Senior Medical Correspondent, CNN  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:14pm

On Christmas Day, 16-year-old Kaylee Roberts opened presents at her aunt's house in suburban Cleveland, joyfully celebrating the holiday and laughing with her cousins.

Remains of fallen US soldier returned to Fort Bragg

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:08pm

The remains of a paratrooper who was killed a week ago in Afghanistan have been returned to his family in the U.S.

LSU title parade draws massive crowds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:42pm

Thousands of LSU fans wearing purple and gold lined streets near Tiger Stadium and packed a basketball arena for a parade on Saturday honoring the football team's national championship season.

US adults who binge drink are drinking even more, study says

Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:37pm

Adults in the United States who binge drink are consuming even more alcohol per binging episode, according to a new study published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Pumps acquired to help drain lake, ease pressure on dam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:29pm

Pumps to help take some of the pressure off a dam that's perilously close to failing are on site to help drain Oktibbeha County Lake.

Alabama lynching memorial, museum expanding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:18pm

The nation's first memorial to lynching victims is expanding.

Man rescued, cited after rappelling into Yellowstone canyon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:13pm

A 55-year-old Indiana man had to be rescued in Yellowstone National Park after he rappelled down a deep canyon, then was unable to climb back out after he left his rope to retrieve a backpack he dropped, park officials said.

Murkowski wants to hear case before deciding on witnesses

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:00pm

Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she's comfortable waiting to decide if more information is needed as part of the Senate's impeachment trial until after hearing arguments from House managers and attorneys for President Donald Trump and questions from members.

Warrant for Odell Beckham Jr. rescinded in butt-swat case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:53pm

A misdemeanor simple battery warrant for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell Beckham Jr. has been rescinded, the New Orleans Police Department confirmed Saturday.

Man kills grizzly in self-defense, keeps claws as a memento

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:11pm

A Montana man told authorities that he cut off a grizzly bear's claws as a memento after shooting it in self-defense because he was mad that the bear was going to eat him, according to court records.

Tennessee governor wants to amend day that honors KKK leader

Kimberlee Kruesi and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:10pm

Gov. Bill Lee will introduce legislation this year that would amend a law requiring Tennessee to honor Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan.

Court portrait of writer of notorious slave ruling reviewed

Martha Waggoner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:52am

In North Carolina's Supreme Court chamber, above the seat held by the second African American chief justice, hangs a towering painting of a 19th century slave owner and jurist who authored a notorious opinion about the “absolute” rights of slaveholders over the enslaved.

King Tut's treasures are headed to Boston for the first time in 50 years

Leah Asmelash, CNN  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:37am

A traveling collection of King Tut's treasures has already visited some of the world's biggest cities: Paris, Los Angeles and London.

Thousands gather for Women's March rallies across the US

Lynn Berry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:36am

Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women's March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration.

Trump team, House managers trade sharp views on impeachment

Eric Tucker, Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 10:50am

President Donald Trump's legal team issued a fiery response Saturday ahead of opening arguments in his impeachment trial, while House Democrats laid out their case in forceful fashion, saying the president betrayed public trust with behavior that was the “worst nightmare" of the founding fathers.

Man arrested in shooting of 13 people at Chicago house party

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 8:50am

A man has been charged with attempted murder in a December shooting at a Chicago house party that left 13 people wounded, Chicago police said Saturday.

Florida ex-mayor gets 4+ years in prison for charity fraud

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

The former mayor of a Florida city has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for defrauding a United Way charity while he ran the organization.