Ex-policeman charged with decades-old serial killings

California Serial Killer

A DNA match led to the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer in one of the most baffling...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 26, the 116th day of 2018. There are 249 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 26, 1937, German and Italian warplanes raided the Basque town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War; estimates of the number of people killed vary from...


Investigators: DNA from genealogy site caught serial killer


More than three decades after his trail went cold, one of California’s most prolific serial killers and rapists was caught by using online genealogical sites to find a DNA match, prosecutors said Thursday.


Poll: Half of Republicans think media should be described as enemy of people

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It’s faded into the background noise by now, as does anything in politics today that’s older than about 12 hours. But it’s worth occasionally remembering that the sitting president of the United States disparaged the media as “the enemy of the American people” within...


Smoky fire that forced evacuations out at Wisconsin refinery

Refinery Explosion Wisconsin

Authorities said a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people was out and people were being allowed back in their homes Thursday night after most of the city of Superior was forced to evacuate. Douglas County officials posted an update saying the fire...


The Latest: Authorities say fire out at Wisconsin refinery

Refinery Explosion Wisconsin

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin refinery explosion that injured several people (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Authorities say a smoky refinery fire that forced many residents of Superior, Wisconsin, to evacuate is out. Douglas County officials posted an update Thursday evening saying...


10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. SPECTACULAR FALL FOR ‘AMERICA’S DAD‘ Bill Cosby could spend his final years in prison after a jury convicts him of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the...


'The real Bill Cosby': Comedian convicted of sexual assault

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Bill Cosby has been convicted of drugging and molesting a woman


As Trump threatens to get more involved at Justice Department, its alums push back

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - As President Donald Trump threatens to reshape the Justice Department’s leadership and demolish its tradition of independence from politics, department alums are fighting back with increasing vigor - signing petitions, holding public events and taking...


Jackson out as VA pick, but scrutiny remains

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Ronny Jackson’s withdrawal from consideration to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs stanched an immediate political crisis for the Trump White House, but it sparked new questions over his future as the president’s doctor and the fate of the embattled...


Ryan dismissed House chaplain, leaving lawmakers demanding answers

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., dismissed the Rev. Patrick Conroy this month as chaplain of the chamber, an unusual decision that angered some of the Jesuit priest’s allies in Congress. Ryan made no mention of the reasons behind Conroy’s ouster in an...

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