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Justice Dept. files lawsuit against Snowden over memoir

‘Night owl’ teens gain more weight than their ‘early bird’ counterparts, study says

  FIRST ALERT: Tropical Depression 10 forms in Atlantic

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

Kids can get goodnight phone calls from Mickey, Jasmine, Yoda and other Disney favorites

  Exit polls signal setback for Israel’s Netanyahu in election

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  CAUGHT ON CAMERA: 3-year-old with autism climbs out of window on 13th floor in New York

  Mom in Okla. appears to give shots of booze to toddler in Snapchat video

‘Jeopardy!’ host Trebek says he’s resumed chemotherapy

Back to basics: Congress tries to keep government funded

American cancer survivor swims English Channel 4 times, sets world-record

Gold Medal flour recalled for E. coli contamination concern

  A mountain lion got trapped in a California home and took a cat nap in the bathroom

Getting a jump on the big cat was no easy feat.

  Texas school custodian lies on floor beside girl with autism to comfort her

When a 9-year-old girl with autism became overwhelmed by noise in the school cafeteria, her favorite custodian was there to help.

  Georgia homeowner fatally shoots 3 masked teens allegedly trying to rob him

None of the three intended robbery victims were injured, according to the sheriff’s office.

  Okla. woman, 18, accused of threatening to shoot 400 people at former high school

Deputies seized an AK-47 assault rifle and 12-gauge shotgun when they arrested the suspect.

Florida duo had sex in patrol car after DUI arrest, deputies say

Flour recalled for potential presence of E. coli

  Violent Minneapolis ambush caught on camera

Amish men drinking ultra light beer in decked out buggy flee authorities; meanwhile, horse keeps on galloping

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

Oregon lottery winner survives cancer twice before claiming jackpot

‘SNL’ rescinds cast invitation to Gillis over YouTube video

"Saturday Night Live" apologized, saying it's vetting process "was not up to our standard."

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

New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns.

2 injured in shooting at youth football game in Texas

Police in Texas say two people were injured when gunfire erupted at a youth football game.

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

The results were published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Walmart will trade old car seats for gift cards

Walmart is spending the second half of National Baby Safety Month with a promotion to collect old car seats.

Pigeon poops on lawmaker discussing pigeon poop problem

A pigeon apparently didn't think much of a lawmaker's ideas to address a messy situation at a Chicago Transit Authority stop known by some as "pigeon poop station."

Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman ‘under doctor’s care’ after health scare in Colorado

Duane “Dog” Chapman is “under doctor’s care and is resting comfortably” after a health scare over the weekend, according to a spokesperson for the reality TV star.

  Lizards are taking over where Hurricane Michael hit last year

Local folks are noticing more lizards than usual. The population is booming.

Girl in central Texas dies after contracting brain-eating amoeba

Officials believe she got the disease after swimming in the Brazos River Labor Day weekend. Lily came down with a headache and a fever a week later after swimming in a pool.

Missing N.C. teen never returned home, left vehicle at work

Lindsey Rose Monteleone, 17, was reported missing after she didn’t return to her Asbury Church Road home from work at Papa John’s Pizza in Denver, N.C.

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

Newman's son, Adam, said his mother died Sunday of complications in New York from a longtime lung disorder.

No new measles cases reported; US outbreak is fading

The current epidemic emerged about a year ago. It took off this year, with most of the cases reported in Orthodox Jewish communities in and around New York City.

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

The sheriff said many other firefighters were hurt too.

Rod Stewart secretly battled cancer for three years

The British music legend said he is all-clear now.

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

The family believes the would-be burglars, who first knocked on the door, thought no one was home and ran when they realized otherwise.

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment

Kavanaugh was confirmed in October after emotional hearings in the Senate over a sexual assault allegation from his high school years.

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.

  GM walkout brings factories and warehouses to a standstill

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

Mike Stefanik won nine NASCAR series championships to tie Hall of Famer Richie Evans for the record, topping the Whelen Modified Tour seven times and Busch North Series twice.

  Veterinarians have particularly high rate of suicide, experts say

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found male vets are 2.1 times as likely and females 3.5 times as likely to die by suicide compared with the general population.

Forecasters warn of US coast rip currents caused by Humberto

Humberto will bring large swells to the northwestern Bahamas and southeastern U.S. coast for several days.

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

The family says they contacted Kroger immediately and filed an incident report. The grocery chain is investigating.

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

Ocasek called Cleveland home as a teenager, and even graduated from Maple Heights High School.

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

President Donald Trump said the U.S. had reason to believe it knew who was behind the attack — his secretary of state had blamed Iran the previous day — and assured his Twitter followers that "we are ... locked and loaded" depending on verification and were waiting to hear from the Saudis as to who

  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.

Mother and her kittens put in carrier, thrown out with trash in Portage County

"Some horrible person put a mother cat and 8 babies in a cat carrier, screwed it shut, put it in a trash bag, tied it shut, and threw them out."

  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.

‘Our neighborhood stuck together.’ Video shows neighbors pulling woman from Charlotte house fire

According to Charlotte Fire Department, the incident happened at a home on White Aspen Place.

Saturday marks one year anniversary of Hurricane Florence

A year after Hurricane Florence made landfall, multitudes are still displaced and working to return to life before the storm.

  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.