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Rivera unanimous; Halladay, Edgar, Mussina voted to HOF

’Big mistake for me to leave’: Man’s ‘tree man’ condition returns worse than before after interrupting treatments

Lawyer says Paul Whelan, American detained in Russia, had classified docs on him

Saudi sisters drowned themselves in Hudson River, medical examiner says

Los Angeles teachers OK contract, will end strike

Florida woman shot after performing sexual act for Pringles and $5, deputies say

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Driver crashes into TX school bus after getting shot in the leg

Florida man wants back $1.4 million comic collection stolen from his storage unit

’One unique family’: Dad and stepdad-to-be inspire with harmonious co-parenting of little girl

Iowa fetal heartbeat abortion law struck down in state court

3 men and minor charged in bomb plot against Muslim community in upstate New York

Blizzard-force winds topple tiny house in Colorado

  Senate agrees to vote on competing bills to end shutdown

The Republican package would re-open the shuttered parts of government and boost some spending. To try to draw more bipartisan support, it adds $12.7 billion in supplemental funding for regions hit by hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters.

Florida man wanted to prove independence to mom so he tried to rob gas station, police say

Twenty-three-year-old Hasan Alexander Campbell is charged with attempted robbery, battery, fleeing and eluding after trying to hold up a Circle K has station on Jan. 17.

3 men found in TX motel room with teen runaway suspected of sex trafficking, police say

Odessa Police arrested three men who were holed up in a motel room with a 14-year-old girl, authorities say.

Woman sexually assaulted while livestreaming birthday at Atlanta nightclub

Atlanta police confirmed video of the livestream, which was taken off Facebook, “appears to show a woman being sexually assaulted in a local nightclub.”

Zoo worker loses thumb in encounter with orangutan

Ticket prices slump for Patriots-Rams Super Bowl game

GoFundMe starts fundraiser for workers affected by partial government shutdown

Johnsonville recalls frozen pork patties that may contain rubber

Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaint

Company to develop first luxury space hotel

Public schools across US risk running out of funds for free, reduced lunch program

In the Grand Rapids Public School District alone, that's up to 17,000 children that could be affected

Supreme Court to allow Trump administration transgender military ban to go into effect

The court has allowed the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender people.

‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite’ lead with 10 Oscar nominations

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences unveiled nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA

Woman finds lost 100-year-old ring in Camp Fire rubble

Heather Thornewood found the ring in the ashes of her destroyed home. The heirloom was passed down by her great-great grandparents.

Some fear federal safety net is unraveling for those in need

As the longest government shutdown in U.S. history stretches into a fifth week, millions of poor Americans who depend on food and rental assistance are becoming increasingly worried about the future.

Are they watching you? Targeted advertising explained

A study finds that many Facebook users don’t know the social media site is recording their interests to generate targeted ads.

Man, 34, wrecks home with ax after he thought wife damaged his action figures

After allegedly causing more than $5,000 worth of damage, the man was arrested on domestic-related charges of disorderly conduct and felony damage to property.

8-year-old survivor of quadruple homicide thanks deputies who saved her

Deputies say they saved the 8-year-old’s life by shooting her mother’s boyfriend, the alleged suspect, who is accused of killing the four victims and attacking the girl.

3 teens arrested after 14-year-old crashes car into police station

Police say the crash was caused by a combination of weather-related issues and not knowing how to drive.

Satellite images reveal activity at secret North Korean missile base, report says

Experts say new satellite pictures show a secret North Korean missile base, which is reportedly just one among many.

As child cancer rates explode in Indiana town, moms fight for EPA to take action

Many in Johnson County, a suburban area south of Indianapolis that was once an industrial center, believe it’s linked to toxic chemicals dumped by the factories that used to be the economic engine of the region.

Hot Lotto rigging lawsuit gains class action status

At the center of the lawsuit is the Hot Lotto scandal. Eddie Tipton, who used to work as an information security director at MUSL, confessed to rigging a random number generator to commit years of fraud.

South Florida police arrest bikers and ATV riders protesting gun violence

At least 18 people have been arrested during the "Wheels Up, Guns Down" protest since Friday.

After suggesting Trump pursued Moscow project long into campaign, Giuliani tries to clarify

Giuliani had said Trump acknowledged discussing the Moscow project with his former personal attorney Michael Cohen during the election.

Men pull disabled driver to safety after plow truck catches fire

Good Samaritans pulled a driver to safety after his plow truck became engulfed in flames in Buffalo, NY.

Dog survives euthanasia attempt, gets new home

Pit-bull mix Rudolph is getting a second chance after surviving an attempt to euthanize him at an Oklahoma shelter.

After winning fight, Manny Pacquiao discovers burglars hit his home

Burglars ransacked Manny Pacquiao’s Los Angeles home over the weekend, possibly as he was fighting in the ring, representatives for the boxer have confirmed.

Emergency landing leaves passengers stuck on plane in freezing Canada for 15 hours

The temperature was negative-25 with a windchill of negative-65 as passengers found themselves stuck in Newfoundland, Canada, after a man's seizure forced an emergency landing.

Pastor predicted score in New England Patriots’ AFC championship win

A Maine pastor correctly predicted the score of New England's win over Kansas City in AFC Championship.

Florida man, woman run over by patrol car while lying in road to watch eclipse

The unidentified pair were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to The Palm Beach Post.

Notre Dame will cover up Columbus murals for offensive portrayal of Native Americans

In 2017, more than 300 students, employees and Notre Dame alumni signed a letter in the campus newspaper that called for the removal of the murals.

Child dies after snowbank collapses on her while playing

Investigators said the two children built a fort and it collapsed on top of them.

  Kamala Harris announces she will run for president

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, is one of several high-profile Democrats reportedly considering running for her party’s nomination in 2020.

MLK holiday offers stage for Democratic hopefuls

In the nation's capital, two possible 2020 contenders, former Vice President Joe Biden and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at a breakfast celebrating King's life that was held by the Rev. Al Sharpton.

Teen in confrontation with Native American at Indigenous Peoples March: I didn’t provoke

The student identified himself in an email statement Sunday evening as junior Nick Sandmann of Covington Catholic High School in a northern Kentucky suburb of Cincinnati.

Eye doctors offer free exams to NFL refs after NFC Championship game

The Saints lost to the Los Angeles Rams in overtime after a controversial non-call by officials near the end of the regulation.

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t budge Democrats

With hundreds of thousands of federal workers set to face another federal pay period without paychecks, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to bring Trump's proposal to the floor this week.

Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions

Another storm system is already developing over the Rockies that could blanket the same region with more snow by the end of the week.

Blood pressure medication recalled for trace amounts of cancer-causing material

NDEA is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes and has been classified as a probable human carcinogen, the company’s website states. (Source: FDA/CNN)

KISS band members offer free meals to TSA employees impacted by government shutdown

Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley: TSA employees can get a free pork sandwich or strawberry fields salad at their standalone restaurants

Video shows barefoot toddler with hands up walking toward armed police officers

The video shows the child imitating her parents who were suspects in a robbery.

Super Bowl: Pats vs Rams in a meeting of Past vs Future

To officially usher the NFL into a new era, the Los Angeles Rams will have to get past the New England Patriots, exactly 17 years to the date of their last Super Bowl showdown.

Mother found passed out on top of 1-year-old charged after his death

The 33-year-old mother was charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Suspect accused of killing 4, including baby, shot dead by deputies to save young girl

Deputies say when they arrived on scene, the man was attempting to kill a young girl, so they opened fire, killing him.

Kicked Out: Rams end Saints playoff, win with overtime field goal

The Saints play the Rams in the final game before the Super Bowl.

At 30-day mark, shutdown impasse remains over border funding

The criticism of his "compromise" from both Republicans and Democrats underscored Trump's boxed in-position as he tries to win at least some Democratic buy-in without alienating his base.

Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 OT

The Patriots are trying to make it back for the third straight year.

Bitter cold sets in as winter storm wreaks havoc on travel

As the storm system moves east, the frigid Arctic air behind it was expected to envelop many parts of the Midwest where it had just snowed.

Prince Philip photographed driving without seat belt 48 hours after car crash

Police gave the Duke of Edinburgh a warning after being spotted driving without a seat belt after crashing his car earlier in the week at Sandringham. (Source:

World’s oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

Masazo Nonaka outlived all seven of his siblings, as well as his wife and three of their five children.

Mother, her boyfriend arrested after toddler dies of ‘brutal blunt force trauma’

The suspects are both being held without bond on various charges related to the boy’s death, sexual abuse and child pornography.

Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ash

Video footage showed flames shooting high into the night sky and screaming people running from the explosion, some burning and waving their arms.

Accused child predator used ‘Fortnite’ to lure teen into sexual relationship, deputies say

Authorities say the suspect and a co-conspirator communicated with as many as 20 victims of child pornography through the popular online game “Fortnite.”

Denver public school teachers considering strike amid pay dispute

Years of teaching experience is being met with years of frustration.

Trump offers a ‘Dreamers’ deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace."

‘We don’t want an apology’: University of Oklahoma investigates racist video showing student in blackface

This is the second incident involving a student in blackface in recent years. In 2015, the expelled two students after several members took part in a racist chant.

White ex-police officer indicted on first-degree murder charge in shooting death of black man

A Nashville grand jury indicted Andrew Delke Friday. He is expected to plead not guilty.

Video: Horses chase man fleeing from Florida deputies

A trio of horses unwittingly joined forces with Florida authorities this week.

Pop 'em if you got 'em: Saturday is National Popcorn Day

Jan. 19 is National Popcorn Day, which celebrates all the different ways the corn-based treat can be enjoyed.

Women’s March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversy

The third annual Women’s March is returning to Washington on Saturday amid inclement weather, ideological schisms and the longest government shutdown in American history.

Horse named ‘Rodeo’ rescued after getting stuck in dumpster

Video shows a horse being rescued after he fell into a trash receptacle in Southern California.

21 dead, 71 burned in fire at illegal tap on Mexico pipeline

A huge fire exploded at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 21 people and badly burning 71 others as locals were collecting the spilling gasoline in buckets and garbage cans, officials said.

‘But we didn’t know it’: Honor roll student suspended after using counterfeit money at school

Christian Philon and his parents say the punishment is unfair.

Trump promises March for Life crowd that he stands with them

Trump spoke via video to participants at this year's March for Life on the National Mall. Thousands of people across the country braved the cold to attend the event.

Puppy born with upside-down paws gets corrective surgery

An Oklahoma puppy is recovering from surgery to get his upside-down paws fixed

Mueller’s office says BuzzFeed report inaccurate

The statement by Robert Mueller's office on Friday night doesn't cite any specific errors.

White cop who shot black teen gets nearly 7 years in prison

Jason Van Dyke was convicted last year of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery — one for each bullet fired at Laquan McDonald.

George W. Bush treats Secret Service team to pizza during shutdown

An Instagram photo shows the 43rd president of the United States delivering a stack of pies to his currently unpaid security team.