Child death

Parents get 25 years in death of boy, 6, who weighed 17 pounds when he died

6 minutes ago   |   ABC

An Illinois father and stepmother will spend decades in prison in the starvation death of their 6-year-old son, who authorities say weighed just 17 pounds when he died.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar Will Sit On Foreign Affairs, Education And Labor Committees

Rep. Ilhan Omar Will Sit On Foreign Affairs, Education And Labor Committees

10 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Rep. Ilhan Omar has been appointed to the House Foreign Affairs Committee in the 116th Congress. The announcement was made on Wednesday night by House Speaker...
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Woman charged in Aurora hair dragging incident caught on video

12 minutes ago   |   ABC

A woman has been charged after she was seen on cell phone video dragging a 5-year-old child by his hair through an Aurora hospital's emergency room.
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The world's refugees can't all expect the Rahaf Mohammed treatment

The world's refugees can't all expect the Rahaf Mohammed treatment

20 minutes ago   |   National Post

By Faisal Kutty Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, the Saudi teen who garnered international media attention after fleeing alleged abuse by her family, landed in Canada recently and was...
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Dad arrested for fatally stabbing wife, slashing daughter

Dad arrested for fatally stabbing wife, slashing daughter

22 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Cops busted a Queens dad for allegedly stabbing his wife to death and slashing his teen daughter in their family home, authorities said. Hussain Jawad, 57, was charged...
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Mary Oliver, Prize-Winning Poet of the Natural World, Dies at 83

40 minutes ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

In plain language and minute attention to flora and fauna, her uplifting verse was widely popular and her readings drew throngs. But critics were divided.
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Westminster man arrested on child pornography charges

40 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

A Westminster man was arrested Wednesday and charged with eight counts related to child pornography. Andrew James Reuschlein, 19, of the 500 block of Rich Mar St., is charged...
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Bonnie Guitar, Music Industry Trailblazer, Is Dead at 95

46 minutes ago   |   NY Times

She was best known for her hit record “Dark Moon,” but her greatest achievement may have been her success as a businesswoman.
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Netflix's 'Bird Box' Accused of Using Footage From Deadly Canadian Rail Disaster

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

"Bird Box" reportedly contains footage from Canada's deadly Lac-Mégantic rail tragedy, which resulted in the death of more than 40 people.
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Man claims 11-year-old got pregnant from his clothes

Man claims 11-year-old got pregnant from his clothes

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

A 33-year-old man from upstate New York, who is facing sexual assault charges, claimed it was his clothing that got an 11-year-old girl pregnant. After a DNA test determined...
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Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4 times legal limit

A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on an interstate in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan. Read more ...

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said. Read more ...

Trump's Ex-Lawyer Cohen Acknowledges Scheme To Rig Polls In Presidential Race

Trump's Ex-Lawyer Cohen Acknowledges Scheme To Rig Polls In Presidential Race

Michael Cohen tweeted about what appeared to be another example of questionable actions he'd taken in order to help Trump's presidential ambitions. He already has pleaded... Read more ...

At least 8 dead after car bombing in Colombia

At least 8 dead after car bombing in Colombia

At least eight people were killed and another 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded Thursday at a police academy in the Colombian capital of Bogota, officials said. The bomb went... Read more ...

Trump Fixer Michael Cohen Tried to Rig Presidential Election Polls, Says...

Trump Fixer Michael Cohen Tried to Rig Presidential Election Polls, Says Tech Consultant

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, reportedly hired someone to try rigging online polls in Trump's favor during the 2016 presidential election. According to... Read more ...

Thousands more migrant children separated under Trump than previously known...

Thousands more migrant children separated under Trump than previously known: feds

Team Trump separated thousands more migrant children at the border than it had previously acknowledged, and the separations began months before his “zero tolerance” policy was... Read more ...

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino, who worked on Trump's PA campaign, is...

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino, who worked on Trump's PA campaign, is resigning from Congress just 2 weeks into his 5th term

Just two weeks after being sworn in for a fifth term, Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Marino says he is leaving Congress. Read more ...

LeBron James was eating dinner with Kevin Love when Kyrie Irving called to...

LeBron James was eating dinner with Kevin Love when Kyrie Irving called to apologize for bristling at LeBron's leadership on the Cavs

Kyrie Irving called LeBron James to apologize for bristling as James' leadership tactics when they were with the Cleveland Cavaliers. When James received the call, he was... Read more ...

Ousted CBS CEO Les Moonves will fight the company over the $120 million...

Ousted CBS CEO Les Moonves will fight the company over the $120 million severance it denied him following allegations of sexual misconduct

Former CBS CEO Les Moonves will fight CBS over its decision to deny him $120 million severance, CBS said in an SEC filing on Thursday. The CBS board of directors denied Moonves... Read more ...

Pelosi backtracks on her letter asking Trump to delay State of the Union

Pelosi backtracks on her letter asking Trump to delay State of the Union

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested moving the date of the president's annual State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown is over, citing security... Read more ...