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Utah climber dies after climbing up Everest in 7 summit bidRelatives of a Utah climber say he died on Mount Everest while fulfilling his challenge to climb the highest mountains on the planet's seven continents
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Police ID pedestrian killed after being hit by Amtrak trainA Vermont police department says a 56-year-old man was killed when he tripped and fell trying to cross railroad tracks in front of an oncoming Amtrak passenger train in Northfield
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
FILE - This undated photo provided by the Delaware Department of Justice shows Roman Shankaras. Shankaras was acquitted, Thursday, May 23, 2019, of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage. (Delaware Department of Justice via AP, File)
Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riotA jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant laborFederal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin, where they 'were victims of a severe form of human trafficking.'
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
People walk up Dunklin Street on Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Jefferson City, Mo. The early analysis of storm damage has led the National Weather Service to believe the town was struck by an EF3. (Liv Paggiarino/Missourian via AP)
3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake MissouriAn outbreak of nasty storms spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees, tossed cars across a dealership lot and injured dozens of people in Missouri's capital city and killed least three others elsewhere in the state
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
Minister Joey Spann listens as Emanuel Samson testifies during his own trial Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Samson is accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017. Prosecutors have said they're seeking life without parole for Samson. Spann was injured during the shooting. (Shelley Mays/The Tennessean via AP, Pool)
The Latest: Jurors consider Tennessee church shooting caseA jury is considering whether to convict a man charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Gov. Greg Abbott, right, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, center, and Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen, left, arrive for a joint news conference to discuss teacher pay and school finance at the Texas Governor's Mansion in Austin, Texas, Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Austin. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Texas governor announces $1.6B deal for teacher raisesTexas Gov. Greg Abbott says $1.6 billion in teacher raises are coming in a deal driven by classroom unrest and Republicans who sharply changed course on public education ahead of 2020
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
In this updated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Bobby Joe Long in custody. Long, is scheduled to be executed Thursday, May 23, 2019, for killing 10 women during eight months in 1984 that terrorized the Tampa Bay area. He was sentenced to 401 years in prison, 28 life sentences and one death sentence. His execution is for the murder of 22-year-old Michelle Simms. (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP)
The Latest: Serial killer has no visitors before executionPrison officials say no one visited a serial killer set to be executed for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984.
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
FILE - In this file image taken from video broadcast Dec. 19, 2001,  John Walker Lindh is seen during an interview soon after his capture. According to CNN, the interview took place Dec. 2, 2001. Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free Thursday, May 23, 2019, after nearly two decades in prison. (CNN via AP, File)
American who joined the Taliban is released from prisonJohn Walker Lindh, the California man took up arms for the Taliban before 9/11, is out of prison after more than 17 years
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 12, 2018 file photo, people pray for America at the 2018 annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Dallas Convention Center in Dallas.  The nation's largest Protestant denomination is reporting its twelfth year of declining memberships. On Thursday, May 23, 2019, the Southern Baptist Convention reported total membership for 2018 at 14.8 million, down about 192,000 from the previous year. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)
Southern Baptists see 12th year of declining membershipThe nation's largest Protestant denomination is reporting its twelfth year of declining membership
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Instructors from Raphael House lead a classroom discussion about consent and healthy relationships with a class of sophomores at Central Catholic High School in Portland, Ore., on April 15, 2019. What’s happening at this Catholic school in liberal Portland represents a larger debate unfolding in blue states and red, as lawmakers, educators and teens themselves re-examine whether sex education should evolve to better address some of the issues raised by #MeToo. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
Correction: MeToo-Teaching Consent storyCorrection: MeToo-Teaching Consent story
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This updated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Bobby Joe Long in custody. Long, is scheduled to be executed Thursday, May 23, 2019, for killing 10 women during eight months in 1984 that terrorized the Tampa Bay area. He was sentenced to 401 years in prison, 28 life sentences and one death sentence. His execution is for the murder of 22-year-old Michelle Simms. (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP)
Woman who helped put away serial killer awaits his executionAhead of his execution, a survivor recalls her time with a Florida serial killer before he was arrested in a 1984 murderous spree
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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