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Dartmouth: Officials didn't know of sexual misconduct claims

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 6:08pm

Dartmouth College said it was unaware of sexual misconduct allegations against three professors until it was alerted by scores of female students.

Federal inmates in New York denied visits amid shutdown

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 5:19pm

Federal inmates awaiting trial in New York have refused meals after being denied visits with their families and lawyers due to staffing shortages worsened by the partial government shutdown, defense attorneys said Tuesday.

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers to handle tax returns

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 5:09pm

The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 percent of its workforce — to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won't be paid during the shutdown.

Milwaukee man charged in stabbing of woman in wheelchair

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 4:17pm

Milwaukee prosecutors have charged a man in the killing of a 62-year-old woman in a wheelchair who was stabbed 116 times.

911 calls reveal frantic moments after Utah mall shooting

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 4:09pm

Dozens of people made frantic calls to 911 to report a shooting over the weekend at a suburban Salt Lake City mall that caused hundreds of panicked shoppers to flee the building or take shelter in closets, bathrooms and back rooms.

Final defendant sentenced in Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 3:57pm

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's bodyguard in confrontations with U.S land management agents became the last of 19 defendants from 11 states to be sentenced on Tuesday in an armed standoff nearly five years ago.

1 killed, another injured in W Yellowstone snowmobile crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 3:50pm

A sport utility vehicle struck a snowmobile that failed to stop at a stop sign in the town of West Yellowstone, killing one rider and critically injuring another.

OKC school district approves the use of medical marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 3:41pm

Students in the Oklahoma City school district with medical conditions that require cannabis are now permitted to use the drug at school.

For 'Miracle' flight survivors, a decade of thankfulness

Deepti Hajela and Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 3:35pm

Children they've gotten to see grow up. Grandchildren they've been able to meet. New jobs and adventures.

Judge rules Somalis targeted in Kansas bomb plot can testify

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 3:23pm

Somali immigrants can testify at the sentencing this month of three militia members convicted of plotting to bomb their apartment complex in a southwest Kansas city, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Teen dies after falling from cruise ship, landing on pier

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 3:22pm

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti.

US weighs new ways to detect and track enemy missiles

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 3:06pm

The Trump administration is considering ways to expand U.S. homeland and overseas defenses against a potential missile attack, possibly adding a layer of satellites in space to detect and track hostile targets.

Rule clarifies who must pay to film in Idaho state parks

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 2:48pm

Idaho lawmakers have advanced a proposed rule giving a sharper focus on who can take photos and record moving images in Idaho state parks without having to obtain a permit.

Federal trial for 'AK-47 Bandit' set for March in Nebraska

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 2:46pm

A federal trial in Nebraska has been pushed to March for a man suspected of being the "AK-47 bandit," who investigators believe robbed banks in five states.

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 2:44pm

Where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him:

Businesses seek help maintaining Yellowstone roads

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 2:42pm

The coalition of businesses that has been maintaining snowmobile and snow coach access to most of Yellowstone National Park during the federal government shutdown is reaching out for help.

Takeaways: AG nominee cuts own path in confirmation hearing

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 2:34pm

Attorney General nominee William Barr made one thing clear Tuesday during his Senate confirmation hearing: He may want the job, but he doesn't need it.

Missouri boy's caregiver pleads not guilty in his death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 2:34pm

A caregiver who reported a 4-year-old Missouri boy missing about a week before his body was found has pleaded not guilty in his death.

Defense intel report fuels worries of China attack on Taiwan

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 2:31pm

Amid increasing tensions with Beijing, the Pentagon on Tuesday released a new report that lays out U.S. concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring worries about a possible attack against Taiwan.