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Dangerous storm sweeps Southern Plains, spawning tornadoes

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The National Weather Service had warned that Monday evening could bring perilous weather to a large swath of western Texas, most of Oklahoma and southern Kansas.Read more

California eyes health care for immigrants in US illegally

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The state Assembly has a bill that would cover all immigrants in California living in the country illegally over the age of 19. But Newsom has balked at that plan...Read more

Mom of 5 slain children sobs on stand at ex-husband's trial

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But then a prosecutor asked her to read a letter she wrote the oldest child, trying to comfort her over the divorce and the pain of suddenly being in a broken home.Read more

Ex-nurse accused of raping patient appeals HIV testing order

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Attorney Edwin Molina says such a test would violate Sutherland's constitutional protections against unreasonable searches and seizures.Read more


Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

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The company's chief financial officer, Steven Taylor, said Dressbarn has not been operating at an "acceptable level of profitability in today's retail environment."Read more

Federal judge sides with Congress in legal flight to obtain Trump's financial records

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The ruling by U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta comes amid a widespread effort by the White House and Trump's attorneys to refuse to cooperate with congressional requests...Read more

Prosecutor: Kellen Winslow Jr. raped homeless woman, 2 others

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Meanwhile, defense lawyers argued the sex was consensual and asked jurors not to judge the married father for his "cheating ways."Read more

Billboard: 'Welcome to Colorado, where you can get a safe, legal abortion'

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A billboard in Colorado advertising the state as a safe space for abortions has created a controversy.Read more

Morehouse graduate "motivated to go change the world" after billionaire wipes out students' loans

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Smith is the founder and CEO of a private equity firm. According to Forbes, he's worth an estimated $5 billion.Read more

Police: 3-year-old girl dies after 'heinous' sexual assault, beating

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Albany police said Janiyah Armanie Brooks passed away after she was severely beaten and sexually assaulted.Read more

Feds: DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases

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The agency's Office of Inspector General, which was investigating at the request of House Democrats, said it searched the department's email system and found a "limited...Read more