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Bloomberg makes debate stage, facing Dem rivals for 1st time

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 6:39am

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has qualified for the upcoming Democratic presidential debate, marking the first time he’ll stand alongside the rivals he has so far avoided by bypassing the early voting states and using his personal fortune to define himself through television ads.

More drenching rains take aim at flood-ravaged South

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 6:15am

Forecasters say heavy rains are again expected in parts of the flood-ravaged South, prolonging the misery in neighborhoods surrounded by water.

Police: Uber driver who drove wrong way shoots at passengers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 6:05am

An Uber driver accused of firing shots at passengers who told him he was driving the wrong direction has been arrested in Louisiana.

Police: Man forced woman to watch 'Roots' for racism lessons

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 5:40am

An Iowa man is accused of forcing a woman watch the nine-hour miniseries “Roots,” threatening her and telling her the episodic drama would make her better understand her racism.

Man who shot at officers pleads guilty to gun, drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 5:27am

An Iowa man who opened fire on officers serving a warrant pleaded guilty to federal gun and drug charges.

Whitey Bulger juror says she regrets murder conviction

Michael Rezendes, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 5:25am

The notorious crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger terrorized Boston from the 1970s into the 1990s with a campaign of murder, extortion, and drug trafficking, then spent 16 years on the lam after he was tipped to his pending arrest.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:33am

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Official: Armed corrections officer fatally shot by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 1:22am

A corrections officer accused of targeting a woman he had been dating in a store parking lot was shot and killed by a police officer in Tennessee.

Hamlin and Newman contrast risk and reward at Daytona 500

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:12am

In a single thrilling lap around NASCAR's most storied track, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman displayed the risks and rewards of the dangerous sport they both love.

SC authorities to say how missing girl, neighbor were killed

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 11:38pm

Authorities plan to release Tuesday how a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her front yard was killed, along with details on the death of a neighbor whose body was found moments after the child.

Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to sex-abuse lawsuits

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:45pm

for decades a major sponsor of Boy Scout units — cut ties and withdrew more than 400,000 scouts in favor of programs of its own.

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy protection after barrage of sex abuse lawsuits.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:37pm

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy protection after barrage of sex abuse lawsuits.

Whitey Bulger juror says she regrets murder conviction

Michael Rezendes, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:04pm

The notorious crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger terrorized Boston from the 1970s into the 1990s with a campaign of murder, extortion, and drug trafficking, then spent 16 years on the lam after he was tipped to his pending arrest.

Keep your teen moving to reduce risk of depression, study says

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:40pm

Science shows moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise is good for us -- it improves sleep; lowers blood pressure; protects against heart disease, diabetes and cancer; reduces stress; boosts mood; and fights anxiety and depression.

Daughter of man accused of killing 8 describes his abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 7:07pm

The daughter of a Mississippi man on trial in the shooting deaths of eight people testified Monday that he was abusive and beat her frequently.

Official: 4 sent to hospital after N Carolina plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 4:47pm

A small plane crashed on Monday at a central North Carolina airport, sending four people -- three of them students -- to the hospital, authorities said.

Kellye Nakahara Wallett of "M-A-S-H" dies at age 72

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 4:07pm

Kellye Nakahara Wallett, a film and television actress best known for playing Lt. Nurse Kellye Yamato on “M-A-S-H,” has died at age 72.

Taylor Swift's father safe after fight with burglar

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:31pm

Taylor Swift's father recently fought a burglar who broke into his $4 million Florida penthouse, a newspaper is reporting.

Vandals cover Plymouth Rock in red graffiti

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:15pm

The iconic Plymouth Rock and other sites were covered in red graffiti Monday during a vandalism spree discovered at the site marking the landing of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts 400 years ago.