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The Texas execution of John William King is slated for Wednesday, 20 years after his conviction in the dragging death of James Byrd Jr.
All eight people, who were walking through a crosswalk or standing nearby, were transported to local hospitals for treatment and evaluation, authorities in Sunnyvale, Calif., said.
(Reuters)
(Reuters)
Heavy rains swept through Dallas on Tuesday night and early Wednesday, triggering flooding across the region.

The alleged incident occurred on a plane from Tokyo to Washington, D.C. last year.

Why is it important to teach news literacy, and how should we do it?

The EPA wanted to remove toxic waste from a Birmingham neighborhood, which would have cost tens of millions of dollars. The state’s influence machine kicked into high gear.

She had walked off the trail near the South Rim before she fell 200 feet.


“I still don’t want to believe it happened because it’s too much money for me to even think about,” said Eddie Adams, who is a self-taught musician.

McKean, who has been a registered Republican for nearly a half century, joins a small cohort of state lawmakers across the country who have fled the GOP.

A teen's tragic suicide sparks an angry response from a local sheriff's deputy.

The policy has been called "classist" and "discriminatory," especially since it targets parents at a majority-minority high school where many students come from low-income households.

Officials are looking for the boy's parents after finding him near the U.S.-Mexico border.

State prosecutors are investigating the deputies and declined to charge the 15-year old involved in the incident.

“I just want the world to know what these particular terrorists took from the world,” said Alex Arrow of his son Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa, who was to return to Washington in the fall for sixth grade.

The 24-year-old Powerball winner recounted the story behind him winning the Powerball jackpot — the third-largest in U.S. history.

The conspiracy charges are a milestone in the government’s battle against companies accused of ignoring the diversion of hundreds of millions of painkillers to the black market.

Teaching is highly complex, even though lots of people think otherwise.

As it turns out, the two Connecticut Democrats aren't the first to submit to a drug screening in hopes of scoring political points.

“I was tired, and in the heat of argument on the Senate floor, I said some things about nurses that were taken out of context – but still they crossed the line,” Sen. Maureen Walsh (R) said in a statement Monday.

Beginning in London, the climate change protests have spread to cities around the world, including New York and Los Angeles.

Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa is remembered as “brilliant,” “kind” and “a wonderful child.”

Three-judge panel says the marking is a form of trespass that requires a warrant.

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