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Baby strollers recalled for fall risk

Well-wishers greet UK queen after Harry, Meghan announcement

  Discovery of unused disaster supplies angers Puerto Rico

  SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

  Police help get full military honors for homeless veteran’s funeral in Fla.

US marks King holiday amid fears of deep racial divisions

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Cult ‘anointed by God’ kills 7 in Panama jungle

  Body of woman missing for 6 years found in submerged car in NJ river

  Texas boy, 4, undergoes surgery after swallowing plastic lollipop stick

  Mother of 6 saves teenage son moments before her death from hit-and-run in Florida

  Cat dies after Texas animal hospital accidentally gives her euthanasia drug instead of vaccine

Better Business Bureau warns of scam targeting Microsoft Windows users

  Boy arrested after shooting that killed 4 in small Utah town

Police in Utah say a boy opened fire inside a home, killing three children and a woman.

Warrant for Odell Beckham Jr. rescinded in butt-swat case

A police official on Saturday said that the security officer involved in the incident decided to drop the charge.

Mexico blocks hundreds of migrants from crossing border span

Mexican authorities have closed a border entry point in southern Mexico after thousands of Central American migrants tried to push across a bridge.

  Winter storm brings heavy snow, ice to Midwest, Northeast

A winter storm that’s brought snow and sleet to the Midwest and Plains is creating travel headaches after airlines canceled flights and officials shut down major roads.

  Thousands gather for Women’s March rallies across the US

  Prince Harry, Meghan to give up ‘royal highness’ titles

House Democrats, White House lay out arguments before trial

  Lebanon police fire tear gas at protesters amid Beirut riots

New Space Force uniforms are camo, but why?

Gun-rights activists gear up for show of force in Virginia, governor declares state of emergency

  Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames

Scientists fear that some of Australia’s unique and colorful endangered species may not recover.

  Man killed in avalanche near Lake Tahoe identified

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says 34-year-old Cole Comstock of Blairsden, Calif., died in the incident at Alpine Meadows.

  Trump recounts details of Soleimani strike to donors

While speaking at a GOP fundraising dinner, Trump offered new details about the strike that killed Iran’s top military commander.

  California teen uses Snapchat to escape alleged kidnappers

The girl used the Snapchat app to tell her friends that she had been kidnapped. Her friends determined her location through the app, which she has previously chosen to share with them, and called 911.

  Barefoot child breaks into Texas smoke shop

A barefoot boy robbed a Texas smoke shop, under the direction of an adult, stealing about $300 worth of product.

California teachers sue after jetliner dumps fuel on schools

Four teachers from a Los Angeles-area school sued Delta Air Lines, saying they were exposed to jet fuel when a plane with engine trouble dumped its fuel while making an emergency return to the airport.

Rollback proposed for Michelle Obama school lunch guidelines

The Trump administration is proposing a rollback of nutrition guidelines for school meals that had been promoted by Michelle Obama as part of her campaign to combat child obesity.

Boeing is working on a new software issue on the 737 Max

The aircraft maker says it is making the necessary changes and working with the Federal Aviation Administration.

China reports 4 more cases in viral pneumonia outbreak

People traveling from Wuhan, China, will have their temperature checked and be asked about symptoms.

Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial

A jury of seven men and five women has been selected for Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial after an arduous, two-week process in which scores of people were dismissed because they had already made up their minds about the disgraced Hollywood mogul.

  Plane slides off taxiway in icy weather as storm hits US

Authorities say a plane has slid off the taxiway at Kansas City International Airport due to icy conditions as a sprawling winter storm hits large sections of the Midwest and beyond.

  Michigan man finds $43,000 in secondhand couch, returns money to owner

Howard Kirby purchased $70 of furniture from a Habitat for Humanity ReStore location in central Michigan when he found $43,000 inside.

  WATCH: Close encounter with moose turns into hide-and-seek

In the video, Curtis Phelps can be seen leaving his house to take a bag to a secured shed in the yard. As he opens the doors, a bull moose wanders into the frame.

  America’s deadly flu outbreak declines, but may not have peaked, CDC says

The CDC estimates that so far this season there have been at least 13 million flu illnesses, 120,000 hospitalizations and 6,600 deaths from flu.

  Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team

There will be millions watching on television, 100 senators seated silently in the Capitol and one man in the Oval Office with a twitchy Twitter finger.

  Police: Medical issue led to Starbucks crash in Illinois

Police said in a statement Friday that the driver will not be cited or charged.

  Mass. couple pursues car listed in 11-year-old girl’s Amber Alert, leading to suspect’s capture

A couple spotted that car and helped lead police to the suspect and an abducted 11-year-old girl.

7 facts about Betty White, who is celebrating her 98th birthday today

Actress Betty White is celebrating her 98th birthday Friday, and her decades-long career in television and film is being celebrated by many to mark the occasion.

US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December

The Commerce Department reported Friday that builders started construction on 1.61 million homes at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in December, up 16.9% from the November pace of home building.

Police: North Dakota woman left 6 children with dead body

She's accused of knowingly leaving a dead body at home with her two children and four of their friends while she left for work.

  11 U.S. service members injured in last week’s Iran missile attack, military official says

The U.S.-led military coalition fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria shared that detail Thursday in a statement.

  Andrew Yang’s wife alleges sexual assault by obstetrician

Evelyn Yang tells CNN the assault happened in 2012, and she was initially afraid to tell anyone.

  Wisconsin woman dies after long wait in emergency room, family says

On Jan. 2, Tashonna Ward texted her mom saying that she was experiencing chest pains and was going to the emergency room.

  Fitbit could help predict flu outbreaks, study says

Researchers reviewed de-identified data, which the company’s privacy policy allows it to use for research, from users wearing Fitbits and found that they were able to do real-time flu prediction at the state level.

  Simone Biles surprises students at a Texas school

The visit was part of an event hosted by Girls, Inc. and Mattress Firm teaming up with Biles to spread their healthy message.

  Woman pleads guilty to poisoning husband with eye drops

A South Carolina woman pleaded guilty to fatally poisoning her husband by putting eye drops into his water for days.

170 sickened at Yosemite; park confirms 2 cases of norovirus

Yosemite National Park is investigating about 170 reports of gastrointestinal illnesses that officials say are consistent with norovirus.

Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia network to debut on Oct. 4

Magnolia’s programming is focused on family-friendly fare that touches on home, garden, food, wellness and design.

  Trump’s trial begins, senators vowing ‘impartial justice’

The seven impeachment managers will try to persuade at least four Republican senators to demand new documents and testimony in the trial to prevent a rush to Trump’s acquittal.

Cheesecake Factory offering 7 ice cream flavors you can enjoy at home

The Cheesecake Factory has launched a new line of ice creams to go along with its variety of desserts that can be purchased at retailers.

  GRAPHIC: Tenn. nurse arrested for child abuse caught on camera

A Tennessee nurse is charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect after a mother released surveillance video of alleged abuse against her 12-year-old daughter with cerebral palsy.

37 charged in Puerto Rico to Wisconsin drug smuggling case

Federal prosecutors said 37 people have been charged in a drug smuggling case.

  Lawmakers propose ‘Make America Great Again’ license plate in Okla.

Two Oklahoma Republicans have filed a bill in the state Senate to allow drivers to put a “Make America Great Again” license plate on their vehicles.

Police in Long Island serial killer case reveal new evidence

Investigators stymied by a nine-year mystery following the discovery of 11 sets of human remains strewn along a suburban New York beach highway revealed a previously unreleased photograph Thursday of evidence found at one of the crime scenes.

Warrant issued for Odell Beckham after video shows butt swat

Police in New Orleans say a misdemeanor simple battery warrant has been issued for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell Beckham Jr.

  Trump boosts school prayer, faith groups as he rallies base

President Donald Trump is taking steps to solidify his evangelical base by proposing easier access for religious organizations to federal programs and reaffirming students’ rights to pray in public schools.

Georgia election server showed signs of tampering: Expert

A computer security expert says a server was left exposed to the open internet for at least six months.

New Mets manager Beltrán out amid sign-stealing scandal

Carlos Beltrán is out as manager of the New York Mets before a single game. It’s the latest fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that has rocked Major League Baseball.

  Ukraine investigates US ambassador surveillance claim; Giuliani ally implicates Trump

The Ukrainian Interior Ministry said in a statement that Ukrainian police “are not interfering in the internal political affairs of the United States.”

  GRAPHIC: Teen uses hidden cameras to record alleged parental abuse in Fla.

The 14-year-old installed security cameras at home to prove her allegations of abuse, and the videos led to the father's arrest.

Sepsis deaths greater than thought; remains leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals

According to a new study, the number of sepsis deaths around the world is double what researchers previously believed.

Christopher Tolkien, son of ‘Lord of the Rings’ author, dies at 95

The younger Tolkien spent much of his career editing and publishing his father’s continued works on Middle Earth after his father’s death, thus helping keep his father’s legacy alive.

  7 killed, 14 tortured in Panama exorcism terror rituals

Prosecutors in Panama say they have found the corpses of six children and one adult in a clandestine burial pit where a sect had tortured indigenous people in exorcism rituals.

Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal, a Trump priority

Passage of the measure gives President Donald Trump a major policy victory before senators turns their full attention to his impeachment trial.

Police: Suspended student stabs 2 classmates at Texas school

Medics took both victims to a hospital in ambulances. Their condition is unknown.

Previously undetected lymphoma led to ESPN reporter’s death, fiancée reveals

Aschoff’s fiancée said after his autopsy, they found out he had stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma in his lungs. It’s an aggressive kind of cancer that can be undetectable until it’s very advanced.

Demi Lovato to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl

A week before the Super Bowl, Lovato will perform at the 2020 Grammy Awards on Jan. 26.

  California woman found alive after 6 days stuck in snow-covered vehicle

After more than 100 hours of searching for her, authorities spotted her vehicle from the air.

  NC dog gives birth to lime green puppy who family names Hulk

The family will look for loving families to adopt Hulk and his siblings when they’re old enough, but for now, they figure they’re lucky to have the green puppy in their lives.

LA-bound flight returns to Newark after flames seen by wing

A United Airlines jetliner headed for Los Angeles returned to New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport after flames were seen near a wing.

Utah governor shuts down HIV awareness campaign that used ‘lewd,’ state-themed condom packaging

The state health department must redesign the condoms' packaging after the governor said sexual innuendo should not be part of a taxpayer-funded campaign.

  Grandmother fights off armed intruder to protect toddler granddaughter in NY

Police are still searching for the suspect, who fled after the grandmother screamed for help out her front door.

  House leaders march Trump impeachment articles to the Senate

The expected Senate trial will decide whether the charges against President Donald Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress are grounds for removal.

  WATCH: Store clerk fights back during robbery

A gas station clerk put up a fight when a robber walked into his store.

  California preschoolers raise $10,000 for classmate battling cancer

Jasper Mazzocco is undergoing chemotherapy after doctors found a tennis ball-sized tumor is his brain.

WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson passes away

WWE Hall of Famer and former World Tag Team Champion Rocky “Soul Man” Johnson, father of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has passed away at age 75.

Weinstein lawyers: ‘Circus’ atmosphere, juror tweets unfair

The search for impartial jurors in Harvey Weinstein's trial is proving to be difficult.

TSA seized record number of guns at US airports last year, report says

The TSA says it caught a record-high number of guns at airport checkpoints across the U.S. in 2019. They found 4,432 guns in carry-on bags or on passengers, up five percent from 2018.