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Demand soars for concealed carry permits, data shows More

The number of concealed carry permits in the United States has topped 15 million over the last year, according to data collected by the Crime Prevention Research Center. More

Concert-goers scream and stampede after sound of explosion rumbles through concert hall Concert-goers scream and stampede after sound of explosion rumbles through concert hall


Ariana Grande Concert Attack: US law enforcement monitoring incident

Local law enforcement agencies across the U.S. said Monday night that they were monitoring the situation in Manchester, England, after an explosion ripped through an Ariana Grande concert, killing at ...


Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

A major new rockslide has buried a stretch of California's iconic Highway 1 in up to 40 feet of stone and dirt, the latest hit in a soggy winter of slides, floods and road closings along the winding ...

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DeVos: 'School choice' will not be mandated by Washington

Betsy DeVos, the U.S. education secretary, said Monday that although President Trump’s administration will put forward plans of a historic expansion of school choice, the ultimate decision will be ...


The Latest: Australian leader condemns Manchester blast

The Latest on an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, that authorities say killed several people.


No rush for charges in 'Angel of Death' fatal prison beating

Ohio authorities investigating the fatal prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the "Angel of Death" say they're in no hurry to file charges.


Flight took off with disruptive passenger despite red flags

Despite raising possible red flags at Los Angeles International Airport, a man cited by airport police and traveling without any luggage or carry-on bags was allowed to board a flight to Hawaii.


Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him

President Donald Trump's first visit to Jerusalem as president is being overshadowed by reminders of tumult back home.


Ohio school gives honorary diploma to Holocaust survivor

An Ohio high school that developed a special bond with a Holocaust survivor has honored her with a diploma.

Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon

Middle East

US forces conduct raid against Al Qaeda fighters in Yemen, 7 militants killed

The U.S. on Tuesday conducted its second military action in Yemen since the raid that killed Navy SEAL Ryan Owens in January, CENTCOM said in a statement.


US raid kills 7 al-Qaida militants in Yemen

The Defense Department says U.S. forces have killed seven members of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula during a raid in Yemen early Tuesday.


Police: Man slays neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

A man told police he killed his two roommates because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam, and investigators found bomb-making materials and Nazi propaganda after he ...


Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russia's ...


Man acknowledges trying to sell satellite secrets to Russia

Federal authorities say a California man who worked as an engineer for a defense contractor has pleaded guilty to attempting to sell sensitive information used in military and commercial satellites to ...


Courts could put Texas GOP's aggressive agenda to the test

Texas Republicans have been pushing an aggressive agenda despite the promise of court challenges, with time running out to get bills to GOP Gov. Greg Abbott's desk.


Boy fed to pigs was beaten, confined to shower for months

A slain Kansas boy, whose remains were fed to pigs, died after escalating abuse ended with him being beaten for "stealing food" and locked naked in a shower stall for months as a closed-...


Man dies after May 11 suicide attempt at New Orleans jail

An inmate hospitalized after a suicide attempt in the New Orleans jail has died.


Tampering charge against massacre victim's brother tossed

A judge in Ohio has dismissed evidence tampering and vandalism charges against the brother of one of eight victims of an unsolved massacre.

Kelly Wright reports from New York Kelly Wright reports from New York


Sessions says sanctuary cities risk losing DOJ, DHS grants

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Monday that any move to withhold federal funding to “sanctuary cities” would be limited to federal grants controlled by the Justice and Homeland Security ...


Analysis: In Mideast, Trump pushes shared worries over Iran

As he hopscotches through the Middle East, President Donald Trump is urging Israel and its Arab neighbors to unite around a "common cause": their deep distrust of Iran.


The Latest: 1 bullet found in suicide attempt turned killing

The Latest on a man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend while trying to kill himself (all times local): 12:30 p.m.


6-year-old's plea to end violence goes viral

A 6-year-old St. Louis boy's plea for an end to violence has been viewed by tens of thousands of people.


Poll: View of US moral values slips to 7-year low

Just 17 percent rate U.S. morals as excellent or good


Southern California beach closed again due to sharks

A section of Southern California coast closed during the weekend due to great white sharks was reopened Monday, only to be closed again.


Penn State trustees to weigh changes to Greek system

Penn State trustees are planning to weigh recommendations to "ensure significant change" at the university's fraternities and sororities in the wake of the February death of a pledge.


Small sinkhole opens outside Trump's Florida getaway club

A small sinkhole has opened on the road just outside President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.


Suspects in alleged murder of 6-year-old boy appear in court

Three male suspects in an alleged murder of a six-year old boy faced a judge on May 22 and will have a preliminary hearing next month