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California DA says couple’s abuse of 12 kids became torture

California DA says couple’s abuse of 12 kids became torture

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — They were starved and shackled to their beds, sometimes for months. They were beaten and choked. They were given scant medical care, often denied use of a toilet and allowed to shower but once a year. They lived mostly at night, o...
Updated: 2 hours ago
House approves government spending bill

House approves government spending bill

A divided House on Thursday passed an 11-hour plan to keep the government running. But the GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained unclear whether lawmakers would be able to find a way to keep federal offices open pa...
Updated: 12 hours ago
O.J. Simpson won’t move to Florida after all, lawyer says

O.J. Simpson won’t move to Florida after all, lawyer says

LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson is not planning to move from Nevada to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October from Nevada state prison, his Las Vegas lawyer said Thursday. The 70-year-old former football hero, acquitt...
Published: 01/18/18
Analysis: A porn star had a racy tale about Trump. Why are we only learning about it now?

Analysis: A porn star had a racy tale about Trump. Why are we only learning about it now?

Several journalists surely knew who Stormy Daniels was in 2016, and it probably wasn’t because they had seen her in one of the many porn films she had made.The adult-film actress was on the radar of a number of mainstream news outlets in the waning d...
Published: 01/17/18
Updated: 01/18/18
5 things we learned about Trump from his medical checkup

5 things we learned about Trump from his medical checkup

Five things we learned about President Donald Trump from Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the doctor who oversaw Trump’s first medical checkup in office. SLEEP Trump doesn’t get much shut-eye. Jackson guessed that Trump snoozes four to five hours a nig...
Published: 01/17/18
Sen. Jeff Flake: ‘President uses words infamously spoken by Joseph Stalin to describe his enemies’

Sen. Jeff Flake: ‘President uses words infamously spoken by Joseph Stalin to describe his enemies’

WASHINGTON — Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., renewed his challenge to President Donald Trump with a long speech on Wednesday that drew parallels between Trump’s verbal assaults on the media and terms used by one of the most notorious dictators of the 20th ...
Published: 01/17/18
A 0.05 blood alcohol level could get you a DUI if this scientific proposal is adopted

A 0.05 blood alcohol level could get you a DUI if this scientific proposal is adopted

WASHINGTON — A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint to eliminate the "entirely preventable" 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States ea...
Published: 01/17/18

New California? Longshot bid would split state in two

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A fresh effort is underway to split California into multiple states, one including its coastal cities and the other its rural and inland areas. "New California" is just the latest proposal to divvy up the nation’s most populous s...
Published: 01/17/18
Trump did ‘exceedingly well’ on a cognitive test, top White House doctor says

Trump did ‘exceedingly well’ on a cognitive test, top White House doctor says

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump requested that his first formal medical exam include a cognitive test and "did exceedingly well," receiving a score of 30 out of 30, the top White House doctor announced on Tuesday afternoon.Navy Rear Adm. Ronny L....
Published: 01/16/18
Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F

Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F

MOSCOW — Even thermometers can’t keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia’s remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas Tuesday. In Yakutia — a region of 1 million people about 3,300...
Published: 01/16/18