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With His Execution Nigh, a Big Twist in Texas

With His Execution Nigh, a Big Twist in Texas

The crime was horrific, the aftermath doubly so: A Texas family of four was shot by a masked gunman in December 2003. Kent Whitaker's wife and one of his two sons didn't make it, and Whitaker's
Job of Making Billy Graham's Casket Fell to Inmates

Job of Making Billy Graham's Casket Fell to Inmates

Billy Graham died on Feb. 21, 2018, but his casket has been waiting for him since 2006. WAFB reports that a final resting vessel was commissioned long ago for the renowned evangelist, with a request
McMaster's White House Exit May Be Near: Report

McMaster's White House Exit May Be Near: Report

Could HR McMaster be the next figure to leave the White House? It's possible, according to CNN , reporting on "months of personal tension" between the national security adviser and President Trump.
Parks and Rec Stars Not Happy NRA Used Amy Poehler GIF

Parks and Rec Stars Not Happy NRA Used Amy Poehler GIF

Amy Poehler is no fan of the NRA, so she and her Parks and Recreation colleagues were less than pleased when the organization used a GIF showing Poehler's character from the show. "[T]hank you for
Firefighter Accused of Setting His Kids on Fire

Firefighter Accused of Setting His Kids on Fire

A Vermont firefighter is charged with lighting his children's hands on fire in what he told police was an attempt to teach them about poor decision-making, the AP reports. Levi Dykema, 28, of
This Could Prove Biblical Prophet's Existence. Or Not

This Could Prove Biblical Prophet's Existence. Or Not

A clay seal found in an ancient garbage pit in Jerusalem might have belonged to the prophet Isaiah, who's described as predicting the virgin birth and Jesus' death in the Old Testament. Or, less
Caught by Camera, Nurse Now Charged With Murder

Caught by Camera, Nurse Now Charged With Murder

Nurses fired after a video appeared to show them ignoring a World War II veteran's calls for help before his death at a Georgia nursing home are now facing criminal charges, including a murder charge
An Extraordinary Clock Is Being Built in Texas

An Extraordinary Clock Is Being Built in Texas

The clock has been in the works for three decades—essentially a blink of the eye in the grand scheme of things. That's because the timepiece, dreamed up by Danny Hillis in 1989, per CNBC , is designed
N. Korea's Olympic Delegation Head: Man Blamed for Deaths

N. Korea's Olympic Delegation Head: Man Blamed for Deaths

South Korea is about to host a man blamed for the killing of 46 of its citizens as part of the closing ceremonies for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Kim Yong Chol—who formerly led the North Korean
Google Employee Claims Wrongful Firing

Google Employee Claims Wrongful Firing

First ex-Google engineer James Damore sued his former employer for firing him after he put out a memo saying women aren’t fit for tech jobs. Now another ex-Google worker has brought his own suit
Melania's Parents Under Scrutiny As Trump Blasts 'Chain Migration'

Melania's Parents Under Scrutiny As Trump Blasts 'Chain Migration'

President Trump has railed against so-called "chain migration"—more commonly called family reunification, the visa process by which green card holders or legal residents in the US can bring family
Weinstein Causes Fury by Quoting Streep in His Defense

Weinstein Causes Fury by Quoting Streep in His Defense

Harvey Weinstein wants a judge to dismiss a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit against him and invoked the words and actions of Oscar-winning actresses including Meryl Streep in his defense. Lawyers
A Famously Armed Teacher Responds to Trump's Idea

A Famously Armed Teacher Responds to Trump's Idea

President Trump picked up where he left off Wednesday night , taking to Twitter on Thursday morning to expound upon his idea of arming teachers. "I never said 'give teachers guns' like was stated on
Vonn Fails to Finish Final Olympic Race

Vonn Fails to Finish Final Olympic Race

The slalom portion of the women's Alpine combined was the last race of American star Lindsay Vonn's Olympic career—but the medal went to teammate Mikaela Shiffrin. The 22-year-old won silver after
US Embassy in Montenegro Was Closed. Then, a Boom

US Embassy in Montenegro Was Closed. Then, a Boom

The offices at the US Embassy in Montenegro were closed for the night late Wednesday when the attack occurred: An unidentified man threw a grenade over the compound's wall and then took his own life
Victim's Father Calls Rubio 'Pathetically Weak'

Victim's Father Calls Rubio 'Pathetically Weak'

Sen. Marco Rubio and NRA national spokeswoman Dana Loesch encountered the raw emotion of school shooting survivors and the parents of victims at a town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fla., Wednesday night.
JLaw on Dress Brouhaha: 'This Is Not Feminism'

JLaw on Dress Brouhaha: 'This Is Not Feminism'

Jennifer Lawrence is snapping back at "sexist" critics who gave her flak for wearing a slinky Versace dress outside in the London winter. Lawrence appeared Tuesday with her male Red Sparrow co-stars,
US Wins First Hockey Gold in 20 Years

US Wins First Hockey Gold in 20 Years

The United States has beaten Canada in a shootout to win their first Olympic gold since 1998 in women's hockey. Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored in the first extra round of the first shootout
After School Threat, Cops Find Cache of Guns, Ammo

After School Threat, Cops Find Cache of Guns, Ammo

Police say they found a cache of guns and ammo, including two AR-15 rifles, in the home of a student who was overheard saying "he was going to shoot up the school some time in the next three weeks."
Ford Ousts Top Exec for 'Inappropriate Behavior'

Ford Ousts Top Exec for 'Inappropriate Behavior'

Ford Motor Co. has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of inappropriate behavior. North America President Raj Nair is leaving the company effective immediately, Ford said in a statement.