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Woman on Texas death row loses appeal

Texas' highest criminal court has refused an appeal from Kimberly Cargill, an East Texas woman on death row for the slaying seven years ago of her developmentally disabled baby sitter

UC Berkeley braces for violence if Ann Coulter…

The University of California, Berkeley says it's preparing for possible violence on campus whether Ann Coulter comes to speak or not

Suspended Alabama chief justice Moore running for…

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice and gay marriage opponent Roy Moore says he is running for U.S. Senate

US launches test missile amid tensions with North…

Experts provide insight about the messages the Trump administration is sending

ESPN lays off about 100 employees, including…

Sports broadcasting network ESPN lays off about 100 staff employees, including longtime hosts and contributors

Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl…

About 400 people have marched in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant in Belarus

The Latest: Ruling: No evidence that execution…

A court transcript shows a federal judge ruled that there wasn't enough evidence that an Arkansas execution amounted to inhumane torture

Big blimp dreams: Sergey Brin's secret airship

The Google co-founder is said to be building a blimp-like aircraft at a NASA hanger.

Why is Trump threatening Canada over milk?

President Trump has slapped tariffs on Canadian lumber - now he's going after their dairy farmers. Why?

The New York Times - How Syria and Russia Spun a…

From The New York Times: A New York Times investigation shows how Syria and its main partner, Russia, have distorted the facts surrounding the chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun.By: By MALACHY BROWNE, NATALIE RENEAU and MARK SCHEFFLER. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2q4cYz4

Body Camera Footage Captures Police Officer…

Body camera footage was released by the Connecticut Hamden Police Department

Poll: Younger voters are losing faith in…

Millennials’ approval of President Trump and political institutions is at an all-time low, according to a new Harvard survey.

Matthews: I want Trump to genuflect to the fact…

Chris Matthews ponders how President Trump rose to fame and the Presidency.

Rubio: Trump 'Dealing With the Reality of Being…

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Your Dog Can 'Catch' Your Emotions

Dogs can match their owners' emotions in what's known as "emotional contagion," according to new research. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Mnuchin: Trump has 'no intention' of releasing…

The U.S. treasury secretary says President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his taxes returns to the public

Police: Captive woman found in pit in man's…

Police say an Ohio man with mental health problems kidnapped a neighbor and kept her trapped in a small grave-like pit in his backyard shed, where her cries for help alerted other people living nearby and led to her rescue

Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer…

Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment, they reported Wednesday

Georgia sets execution for man convicted of killing doctor

A Georgia death row inmate convicted of killing a 73-year-old doctor is set for execution next month

Parts Of Canada Will Soon Experiment With Basic…

Starting this spring, certain citizens in three cities in Ontario will receive a monthly payment.

FCC chief lays out attack on 'net neutrality…

Internet companies are readying for a showdown with a Republican-controlled government over threats to net neutrality, a key issue for them and their users

Illinois board terminates Hastert's state…

An Illinois retirement board is terminating the pension that imprisoned former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert receives for his service in the Illinois General Assembly

Yale grad students pledge hunger strike to press…

As a union push stalls at Yale University, organizers are stepping up pressure to bring the administration to the negotiating table