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  Bodies of 4 children recovered after Florida mom found slain, officials say

A warrant was issued for Michael Jones' arrest early Monday after the body of his wife, Casei Jones, was found near Brunswick, Georgia.

New York prosecutors subpoena Trump’s tax returns, AP source says

2 injured in shooting at youth football game in Texas

Many US women say 1st sexual experience was forced in teens

Pigeon poops on lawmaker discussing pigeon poop problem

  Lizards are taking over where Hurricane Michael hit last year

Girl in central Texas dies after contracting brain-eating amoeba

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Tony-winner and women’s health advocate Phyllis Newman dies

No new measles cases reported; US outbreak is fading

Propane explosion in Maine kills one firefighter, injures six other people

Rod Stewart secretly battled cancer for three years

  Mother scares off masked men who kicked in front door of Calif. home

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment

Vapes spiked with illegal drugs show dark side of CBD craze

Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD.

Can Purdue Pharma’s OxyContin settlement win judge’s approval?

About half the states that sued Purdue Pharma have not signed onto the tentative settlement, and several of them plan to object in bankruptcy court.

  Auto strike idles more than 50 GM factories and warehouses

It wasn't clear how long the walkout would last, with the union saying GM has budged little in months of talks while GM said it made substantial offers.

  Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack, US blaming Iran

U.S. officials offered satellite images of the damage at the heart of the kingdom's crucial Abqaiq oil processing plant and a key oil field.

Former NASCAR driver Stefanik killed in single-engine plane crash

  Veterinarians have particularly high rate of suicide, experts say

Forecasters warn of US coast rip currents caused by Humberto

  Mich. girl stabbed by sharp pin while eating Kroger pastry, her father says

The Cars frontman, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Ric Ocasek dead at 75

  Trump: US locked and loaded for response to attack on Saudis

  Police: No sign that Minn. synagogue fire was hate crime

Matthew James Amiot, 36, of Duluth, was arrested Friday in the fire last week at the Adas Israel Congregation in downtown Duluth, the city's police chief, Mike Tusken, said at a news conference.

  High schooler returns to football 2 years after losing part of his leg

A California high school sophomore is back on the football field after an injury kept him off for two years. He hasn't lost his love for the sport that cost him part of his leg.

  Woman swallows her engagement ring in her sleep

The X-ray confirmed her story. Her gastroenterologist suggested an emergency endoscopy.

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants

The union’s contract with GM expired Saturday night and union officials said the two sides were far apart on economic issues.

  AP source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday

Darren Heitner, a lawyer representing Brown, said Brown and Taylor had "a consensual personal relationship."

Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid US-Iran tension

The attacks claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels resulted in "the temporary suspension of production operations" at a Saudi processing facility oil field.

  Teen charged in Florida for school shooting threats in music video

Orlando Valdes, the suspect's father, said he was appalled by the images from the video.

  Longtime greeter at Sam’s Club in S.C. says he was put on leave due to autism

The man's job description was rewritten, requiring him to perform all tasks at the customer service desk. His family says accommodations for his autism were denied.

Police: Man blew up house, killed himself on daughter’s wedding day

Officials are still investigating the explosion's cause, but the homeowner's death has been ruled a suicide.

  Caretaker suspended after N.C. man who uses wheelchair rolls down stairs

The mother of the 20-year-old man, who has cerebral palsy, claims the caretaker lied about the incident, which left her son with scratches.

  Woman with PTSD fights Mo. city law to keep 3 emotional support monkeys

Non-human primates are considered “inherently dangerous animals,” according to the city. None are allowed in residential areas.

  Veteran saddled with medical debt tells Sanders he’s going to kill himself

During a town hall in Nevada, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was confronted by a man who said he was a sick veteran burdened with medical debt.

Auto workers union sets stage for possible strike against GM

The United Auto Workers union is letting its contract with General Motors expire just before midnight Saturday, increasing the likelihood of a strike as early as Sunday night.

  Still reeling from Dorian, Bahamas hit by tropical storm

Tropical Storm Humberto moved away from the Bahamas on Saturday after dumping rain on parts of the archipelago's northwest region that were already hammered by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago.

  Decks collapse during firefighter event; at least 22 injured

A home’s multilevel deck collapsed Saturday evening at the Jersey Shore, trapping people and injuring at least 22, including some children, officials said.

  Solid gold toilet worth $1.25 million stolen from Winston Churchill’s birthplace

The toilet, the work of Italian conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan, had been installed only two days earlier at Blenheim Palace, west of London, after previously being shown at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

  Former NFL player allegedly staged racially motivated burglary

Police in Gwinnett County, Georgia, said a man ransacked his businesses and vandalized them with racist graffiti as part of an insurance fraud scheme.

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

The attacks were the latest of many drone assaults on the kingdom's oil infrastructure in recent weeks, but easily the most damaging.

White House says bin Laden’s son killed in US operation

A statement issued in President Donald Trump's name gave no further details, such as when Hamza bin Laden was killed or how the United States had confirmed his death. Administration officials would provide no more information beyond the three-sentence statement from the White House.

Sikh preaches love 18 years after brother killed over turban following 9/11

The shooter, Frank Roque, is serving life in prison for the first-degree murder of Sodhi's older brother at his Mesa, Arizona, gas station on Sept. 15, 2011. Balbir Sodhi was the first of scores of Sikhs as well as Muslims targeted in hate crimes after 9/11.

Discounted movie subscription service MoviePass shuts down

Helios and Matheson Analytics, the parent company of MoviePass, said in a release Friday that it was interrupting service for all its subscribers because its efforts to seek financing have not been successful.

W.Va. football player dies after collapsing during game

Alex Miller, a senior, died after collapsing on the field during a Friday night football game.

  In viral photo, Montana woman uses hair dryer to stop speeders in her neighborhood

A grandmother in Montana is now an honorary state trooper. She wants cars in her neighborhood to slow down, so she took matters into her own hand with a hair dryer.

  GRAPHIC: Possible blood tossed at California Senate in session, allegedly by anti-vaccine protester

The California Senate had to stop their session Friday evening after a protester threw a red liquid from the upstairs gallery onto the legislative floor while yelling, "that's for the dead babies."

Italy: Rescue boat with 82 migrants can dock at Italian isle

A charity rescue ship with 82 migrants aboard said Saturday it has received permission to sail to a tiny southern Italian island, in a possible sign Italy's hard line against such vessels might be easing somewhat under the new government.

Gunfire at Seattle train station kills 1, wounds 2

Authorities in Seattle say gunfire at a light-rail station has killed one person and wounded two others, and that police are searching for suspects.

  Fetal remains found in Illinois home of abortion doctor who died

The sheriff's office said authorities found 2,246 preserved fetal remains but there's no evidence medical procedures were performed at the home.

  Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

The scandal exposed the lengths to which parents will go to get their children into the "right" schools and reinforced suspicions that the college admissions process is slanted toward the rich.

House committee subpoenas acting intelligence director

The chairman of the House intelligence committee has issued a subpoena to the acting Director of National Intelligence, saying the director is withholding a whistleblower complaint from Congress.

Health experts back treatment for kids with peanut allergy

Government experts on Friday backed an experimental treatment for children with peanut allergies that could become the first federally approved option for preventing life-threatening reactions.

  Police: Man crashes truck into Ohio hospital, killing employee

A man is in custody after authorities said he crashed his pickup truck into an Ohio hospital Friday morning, killing an employee.

NY finds $1B in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin

The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss and other hidden accounts to transfer $1 billion to themselves, New York's attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday.

Justice Dept. opposes House request for Mueller materials

The Justice Department told a judge Friday that the House Judiciary Committee shouldn't get access to secret grand jury material amassed during the special counsel's Russia investigation, even as it weighs whether to pursue impeachment.

Ohio gamer sentenced to 15 months in ‘swatting’ case

An Ohio gamer upset about a $1.50 bet while playing Call of Duty: WWII online was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison for recruiting a prankster to make a bogus emergency call that resulted in the fatal shooting of a Kansas man by police.

Appeals court revives suit against Trump over business ties

A lawsuit by restaurant workers and a prominent restaurateur and hotelier who say President Donald Trump has business conflicts that violate the Constitution was restored Friday by a federal appeals court after a judge on a lower court dismissed it.

Strike looms at GM as UAW extends Ford, Fiat Chrysler pacts

Leaders of the United Auto Workers union have extended contracts with Ford and Fiat Chrysler indefinitely, but the pact with General Motors is still set to expire Saturday night.

FDA: Low levels of probable carcinogen found in common heartburn drugs

Some common acid-reducing and heartburn drugs contain low levels of a probable carcinogen, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

12 ex-clergy could face prosecution following Missouri investigation into Catholic Church

Missouri is among several states that launched investigations last year after a Pennsylvania report cited abuse of more than 1,000 children by hundreds of priests there since the 1940s, and efforts by church leaders to hide it.

Appeals court: Family of slain DNC staffer can sue Fox News

A lawsuit alleging Fox News exploited the killing of a Democratic National Committee employee was revived by an appeals court Friday after a lower court tossed it out.

  CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Tenn. taxi driver escapes armed robbery attempt

When he got out of the cab, he pulled a gun on the driver and demanded cash.

  Marine in California tackles high school students during brawl

Parents have mixed reactions.

GOP lawmaker criticized over AR-15 gun tweet about Beto O’Rourke

Beto O'Rourke has made gun control his signature issue in the aftermath of a mass shooting last month in his hometown of El Paso.

  High school students who don’t date are less depressed than their counterparts who do, study says

A recent study published in the Journal of School Health reveals that adolescents who choose not to date fare as well as, or even better than, their coupled counterparts in social and leadership skills.

  China says US soybeans, pork to be exempt from tariff hikes

The official Xinhua News Agency announced the step Friday, citing unidentified official sources, but gave no details.

Albuquerque police: 5 people dead after multiple shootings

Investigators didn't immediately determine whether there was any connection between the shootings that Deputy Police Chief Harold Medina called "senseless acts" during a news conference early Friday.

Singer Eddie Money dies of esophageal cancer at 70

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney recently had learned that his cancer had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

12-year-old Bahamian girl who fled Hurricane Dorian spent days in US gov’t custody

Katyora Paul spent four days at the shelter His House, which more commonly houses children who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border without their parents.

Mystery Oreos are back with a $50,000 prize

Just how good are your tastebuds?

Lawmakers asking 4 big tech companies for documents in antitrust probe

Letters went out to the four companies on Friday from the leaders of the House Judiciary Committee and its subcommittee on antitrust, which has been conducting a sweeping antitrust investigation of the companies and their impact on competition and consumers.

Rare full Harvest micromoon is coming Friday the 13th

The last time a full moon and Friday the 13th happened at the same time was Oct. 13, 2000. It won't happen again until Aug. 13, 2049.

  Google Earth helped locate a submerged car in a Florida pond - and the body of a man missing 22 years

In August, detectives with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office pulled a 1994 Saturn SL from a retention pond.They were tipped off by someone who used to live in the neighborhood and spotted the car on Google Maps.

Ford recalls some vehicles due to sharp seat frame edge

The automaker said Friday that there's been 31 reports of hand injuries.

  Police: Florida cell phone store was really a drug distribution center

Deputies with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office said employees were selling drugs during normal business hours to people acting like phone buyers.

  Woman says father bitten over 100 times by ants before death at Atlanta VA Medical Center

The Department of Veterans Affairs in Atlanta is making changes after the daughter of a Georgia veteran made a horrible discovery in his bedroom. She found her father, a Vietnam veteran in his VA nursing home bed covered with ant bites.

Texas girl fights for life after contracting brain-eating amoeba, reports say

A Central Texas girl is fighting for her life, days after swimming in the Brazos River and contracting a freshwater amoeba.

  Tropical Storm Humberto forms near Bahamas

A tropical depression near the Bahamas has strengthened into Tropical Storm Humberto.

US civil rights advocate Juanita Abernathy dies at 88

The widow of the Rev. Dr. Ralph Abernathy, Juanita Abernathy worked alongside him and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and others for the right to vote. She also taught voter education classes, housed Freedom Riders and marched on Washington, D.C., in 1963.

Pope Francis to visit Thailand, Japan in November

Pope Francis will visit Thailand and Japan in November in a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honor the small Catholic communities in each country.