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Prosecutors seek to use Robert Durst's movie comments at murder trial

44 min 21 sec ago
Los Angeles prosecutors sought on Tuesday to use comments made by Robert Durst praising a feature film based on his life as evidence in the murder case against him, saying the remarks represented admissions of his guilt.

White House presses forward with Trump's Space Command

1 hour 7 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump's planned U.S. Space Command should seek to develop ways for the country's military to operate in outer space, White House advisers recommended on Tuesday, with the government hoping to secure approval for it by 2020.

New Jersey viral outbreak leaves six children dead, 12 ill

1 hour 9 min ago
Six children died and 12 others became sick following an outbreak of adenovirus at a rehabilitation center in Haskell, New Jersey, the state's Health Department said on Tuesday.

Arrests of migrant families at U.S.-Mexico border increase: data

1 hour 11 min ago
U.S. agents arrested nearly 17,000 members of family units attempting to cross the U.S. border with Mexico in September, a 31 percent increase over the previous month, according to official statistics released on Tuesday.

District of Columbia prosecutors open civil probe of Catholic archdiocese

1 hour 29 min ago
The District of Columbia has opened a civil investigation into whether the Archdiocese of Washington covered up sexual abuse of minors by Catholic clergy, the D.C. attorney general told local elected officials on Tuesday.

Agents trace bomb found in mailbox at Soros' N.Y. home

1 hour 42 min ago
Federal agents were piecing together on Tuesday how a small bomb ended up in a mailbox outside a New York home owned by billionaire financier George Soros.

Publicity, transport, food: migrants flock to more caravans after Trump broadsides

1 hour 50 min ago
For years, an annual caravan of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. border received modest publicity until President Donald Trump condemned it in April, pitching the procession into the glare of the world's media - and into the homes of thousands of potential migrants.

Six children dead, 12 others ill after New Jersey viral outbreak

2 hours 52 min ago
Six children are dead and 12 others are sick following an outbreak of adenovirus at a rehabilitation center in Haskell, New Jersey, the New Jersey Health Department said on Tuesday.

Former Pennsylvania mayor sentenced to 15 years for bribery

2 hours 53 min ago
A former mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on Tuesday to 15 years in prison for bribery and related crimes that prosecutors said he carried out to finance an abortive run for the U.S. Senate.

U.S. authorities investigate bomb found in mailbox at Soros' N.Y. home

3 hours 59 min ago
Federal agents on Tuesday were investigating an explosive device that was found in a mailbox outside a New York home owned by billionaire financier George Soros.

Southwest passenger invokes Trump after groping charge

4 hours 26 min ago
A man charged with groping a woman aboard a plane, and after being arrested citing U.S. President Donald Trump's past statements about women, was due to appear in federal court in New Mexico on Tuesday.

It's all relative: Family blasts Republican running for Nevada governor

5 hours 6 min ago
A Republican candidate for governor of Nevada ran into some stiff opposition on Tuesday from members of his own family, who urged voters not to pick him as the state's chief executive.

FBI investigates bomb found in mailbox at George Soros' New York home

5 hours 7 min ago
Federal agents on Tuesday were investigating an explosive device that was found in a mailbox outside a New York home owned by billionaire financier George Soros.

Former California doctor accused of sexual abuse faces new lawsuit

6 hours 11 min ago
A new lawsuit will be filed on Tuesday by some of the hundreds of women who have accused a former University of Southern California gynecologist of sexual abuse, despite an agreement last week to settle a federal class action, women's rights attorney Gloria Allred's office said.

Puerto Rico's revised fiscal plan approved over government opposition

6 hours 35 min ago
Puerto Rico's federally appointed financial oversight board on Tuesday unanimously approved a revised fiscal reform plan meant to put the bankrupt island on a path toward solvency, but faced opposition from its elected government for being too strict.

Players on edge for record $1.6 billion jackpot in Mega Millions drawing

6 hours 56 min ago
A record-setting $1.6 billion prize in the Mega Millions lottery has Americans dreaming of buying homes, cars, helping financially strapped friends and family and early retirement, but experts caution that with their newfound riches will come many headaches.

Trump accuses Puerto Rico of using disaster funds for other debt

7 hours 14 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Puerto Rico's politicians of using "massive and ridiculously high amounts of hurricane/disaster funding" to pay off other debts, and said he would not allow a bailout with relief money.

Bomb found in mailbox at George Soros' New York home

7 hours 44 min ago
A package containing an explosive device was found in a mailbox outside a New York home owned by billionaire financier George Soros, and the FBI was searching for the sender on Tuesday.

Trail-blazing retired U.S. Justice O'Connor says she has dementia

7 hours 53 min ago
Sandra Day O'Connor, a pioneer in the legal profession who made history in 1981 by becoming the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court and remained on the bench for a quarter century, announced on Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with dementia.

White House to press forward with Trump's Space Command

8 hours 51 min ago
White House advisers on Tuesday are set to recommend that U.S. President Donald Trump's planned U.S. Space Command develop ways for the military to operate in outer space, according to two administration officials briefed on the plans.

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