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Hundreds come down with stomach illness during Royal Caribbean cruise

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship returned to Florida on Saturday after hundreds of passengers contracted a gastrointestinal illness. More>>

'This Is Us' star and more celebs find heroes in unexpected places

Emmy award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown regularly turns in three-tissue performances on NBC's "This Is Us." Now he'll help present the emotionally stirring stories of 10 regular people working to improve the world one... More>>

Ex-wife of NBA player Lorenzen Wright charged in his 2010 slaying

In Memphis, Lorenzen Wright was a favorite son. He grew up there and was a star basketball player in high school and at the University of Memphis. More>>

Tina Brown mocks embattled chef Mario Batali with recipe suggestion

After celebrity chef Mario Batali, facing sexual misconduct allegations, posted an online apology followed by a baking method for cinnamon rolls, veteran magazine editor Tina Brown decided to suggest another recipe. More>>

Grand jury slams Penn State for ignoring reports on dangerous hazing

A scathing grand jury report released Friday described alcohol-fueled fraternity hazing at Penn State University and said the rituals were a pervasive and dangerous practice that the university has been apathetic to and... More>>

What happened when a Klansman met a black man in Charlottesville

Daryl Davis' home is filled with memories of the days he has spent with the Ku Klux Klan. More>>

USS Gerald R. Ford treated to special screening of "The Last Jedi"

Millions around the country are hitting the theater to catch the new Star Wars movie and thanks to some quick work by the U.S Navy and Disney, sailors at sea are getting a chance to see the new film on opening day too. More>>

New Orleans' Palestinian community to protest President Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision

The Crescent City's Palestinian community will protest President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. More>>

85-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Enjoys Skydiving With Her Grandkids

A South Florida grandmother is proving she's forever young even at ten thousand feet in the air. More>>

Former staffer accuses Congressman Bobby Scott of sexual misconduct

A former legislative aide to Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03) is accusing him of sexual misconduct. More>>

Home care aid accused of stealing, selling patient's electric guitars

A woman working as a personal care attendant is accused of stealing items from a patient and selling them. More>>

These are the fraternity pledges who have died this year

A grand jury report on a pattern of disturbing hazing incidents at Penn State was released Friday, more than 10 months after the death of fraternity pledge Timothy Piazza. More>>

Anonymous tip leads to arrest of man accused of murdering father in SE Portland

An anonymous tip led to the arrest of a man accused of murdering his father in southeast Portland nearly two weeks ago. More>>

Grand jury slams Penn State for ignoring reports on dangerous hazing

A scathing grand jury report released Friday described alcohol-fueled fraternity hazing at Penn State University and said the rituals were a pervasive and dangerous practice that the university has been apathetic to and... More>>

Forsyth County school volunteer accused of sexual activity with student

A Forsyth County school volunteer is accused of engaging in sexual activity with a student, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. More>>

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

Here is a look at the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. More>>

UGA bus driver arrested in campus carry mix up

It's the first example of a person with a concealed carry permit getting arrested on one of Georgia's college campuses since new laws were enacted in July. More>>

Woman's Bible Only Item To Survive Cedarville House Fire

Crews fought a fire that destroyed a home in Cedarville Thursday (Dec. 14). More>>

5 Things for December 15: Paul Ryan, tax overhaul, net neutrality

It's true. Christmas music does turn some people into Grinches. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign... More>>

Charge upgraded against suspect in Charlottesville rally killing

The Dodge Challenger crept up, reversed, then accelerated toward the crowd. As he watched a surveillance video of that moment -- the car barreling toward people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville,... More>>

Chris Evert Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of tennis great Chris Evert, who won at least one Grand Slam singles championship 13 years in a row (1974-1986). More>>

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Fast Facts

Here is a look at the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (FLDS), a religious sect that broke away from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the Mormon Church, over the... More>>

Donald Trump Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. More>>

US Terrorist Attacks Fast Facts

Notable terror attacks with fatalities on US soil since 1980: More>>

Paul Wolfowitz Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Paul Wolfowitz, former Deputy Secretary of Defense and former president of the World Bank. More>>

Secret Service Fast Facts

Here is some background information about the Secret Service, a federal agency tasked with protecting the president of the United States, among many other responsibilities. More>>

Screen Actors Guild Awards Fast Facts

Here is some background information about the Screen Actors Guild Awards. More>>

George Tenet Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of George Tenet, former director of the CIA. More>>

Walter Mondale Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Walter Mondale, 42nd vice president of the United States. More>>

Rita Moreno Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of award-wining actress, singer and dancer Rita Moreno. More>>

Ted Cruz Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Ted Cruz, Republican Senator of Texas and former 2016 presidential candidate. More>>

Dow Jones Industrial Average Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average. More>>

Cousins charged with killing 4 Pennsylvania men plead not guilty

Two cousins charged with the killings this summer of four Pennsylvania men pleaded not guilty Thursday to multiple counts of homicide and other charges, according to Assistant District Attorney Gregg Shore, who is... More>>

Eight planets found orbiting distant star, NASA says

For the first time, eight planets have been found orbiting a distant star, Kepler-90, 2,545 light-years from Earth in the Draco constellation, NASA announced Thursday. It is the first star known to support as many planets... More>>

Wildfire destroys homes but not the holiday spirit

There's nothing left of the house where Margaret Curzon grew up. More>>

Two Greensboro police officers charged with child abuse

Two Greensboro police officers have been charged with child abuse. More>>

Driverless Buses Tested In Minnesota's Winter Weather

The Minnesota Department of Transportation debuted new technology Tuesday that's rarely been seen in Minnesota. More>>

Starbucks Employee Helps Track Down Sex Crimes Suspect

After an intense surveillance operation that involved Starbucks employees and a former alleged victim, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man they believe made unlawful sexual contact with teenage females. More>>

Murder suspect on TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted list arrested in Texas

Police have arrested a murder suspect who was on the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted list. More>>

Man accused of accidentally shooting, killing own brother

A man is facing charges for allegedly accidentally shooting his own brother. More>>

5 Years after Sandy Hook, the victims have not been forgotten

It remains among America's most heinous nightmares: the lives of 20 little children -- dancers and swimmers, pianists and painters, budding readers, little sisters and big brothers -- extinguished in a flash of violence... More>>

All charges dropped against Norfolk Facebook Live triple shooting suspect

All charges have been withdrawn against a man who was charged in connection with a triple shooting captured on Facebook Live. More>>

70-Year-old grandmother dead after Virginia Beach house fire

A 70-year-old woman has died after a house fire in the 1600 block of Allman Court Wednesday. More>>

Kenner Police: Woman killed by parolee after 6 years of physical abuse

A man on parole through 2025 delivered a fatal beating to a woman he had been physically abusing for six years and told investigators that the woman died of a drug overdose. More>>

Las Vegas massacre survivors 2 months later: 'We're in the dark'

More than two months have passed since 58 country music fans were gunned down in the Las Vegas massacre, and survivors as well as victims' families are still searching for some semblance of closure. More>>

5 Things for December 14: Net neutrality, tax overhaul, Rod Rosenstein, North Korea

It's a red-carpet salute of kindness. "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribune" airs Sunday night at 8 ET. Before the big show, meet this year's top 10. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You... More>>

Manhattan bomb suspect makes court appearance -- from hospital bed

Akayed Ullah made his first court appearance from a hospital bed on Wednesday, two days after authorities said he detonated a homemade device on a busy transit hub in New York City, injuring five people and creating panic. More>>

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert can't be alone with children, judge rules

Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert is banned from having contact with anyone under 18 unless an adult is present who's aware that he pleaded guilty in a hush money case related to the sexual abuse of teen boys,... More>>

Climate change made Hurricane Harvey's rainfall worse, study finds

Climate change is partly to blame for the record rainfall that fell over Texas and Louisiana in the days after Hurricane Harvey's landfall on August 25, according to new scientific analysis. More>>

Woman says she's feared Arnold road rage suspect 'for decades'

Arnold Police announced they're looking for Scott Heatherly for the violent road rage attack in a Walgreens parking lot on Friday. More>>

Woman says she's feared Arnold road rage suspect 'for decades' Woman says she's feared Arnold road rage suspect 'for decades'

Arnold Police announced they're looking for Scott Heatherly for the violent road rage attack in a Walgreens parking lot on Friday. More>>

Former physician assistant charged with abusing patient

A former physician assistant who is already facing federal charges in connection with the death of a former NHL player now faces state charges accusing him of sexually abusing patients. More>>

Viewers Spot Santa Claus Driving An Ozark Regional Transit Bus

Christmas is right around the corner and it seems that Santa Claus is popping up everywhere. We spotted Old Saint Nick driving an Ozark Regional Transit bus around Fayetteville. More>>

Torrington woman found living with 21 cats, 3 dogs arrested for animal abuse

A Torrington woman faces animal abuse charges after investigators found her to be living with 21 cats, 3 live dogs and 3 dead dogs in a cluttered home. More>>

Woman accused of snatching conservative speaker's speech at UConn to face a judge

A student adviser at a community college accused of snatching a conservative speaker's speech and igniting chaos on the University of Connecticut campus is scheduled to face a judge on Wednesday. More>>

Norfolk Police: Suspect failed at one robbery, struck again 30 minutes later

Police want your help finding a robbery suspect who authorities say hit two places early Tuesday morning. More>>

From coding to literacy: These youth are changing the game

What they lack in age, they make up for in ambition. More>>

Three Florida men charged in shark-dragging video

Three Florida men seen in a viral video laughing and smiling as a shark gets dragged behind a high-speed boat have been charged with animal cruelty. More>>

LGBT Rights Milestones Fast Facts

Here is some background information about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender milestones in the United States. More>>

New York bombing suspect's wife 'didn't know about radicalization'

The wife of the suspect in a pipe bomb explosion in New York was "surprised to find out what her husband did," police in Bangladesh told CNN, despite speaking to him 30 minutes before the attempted attack. More>>

5 Things for December 13: Doug Jones, Trump tweet, North Korea, New York blast, China

Want a spectacular light show? Just look up. This year's Geminid meteor shower, which hits its peak tonight, is expected to be the best ever. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can... More>>

Couple loses two homes in two months to California wildfires

Dr. Antonio Wong and his wife remember falling in love with their first home, a 3,000 square-foot beauty in Southern California they've owned for more than a decade. More>>

Mom, son, scramble 4 times to stay out of California wildfire's path

Emily Vedder's heartbreaking and heartwarming story of evacuation from the Thomas Fire has shadowed the path of the devilish inferno. More>>

How Keaton Jones' bullying plea brought him more bullying

It started off so neatly: the perfect story to cap a rocky year, a reminder that commonality exists in the face of division. More>>

Accused Tampa killer pleads not guilty

The man accused of fatally shooting four people during a killing spree that shocked Tampa, Florida, has entered a not guilty plea, a Hillsborough County court official said Tuesday. More>>

John Paulson Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of John Paulson, hedge fund manager and founder of Paulson & Co. More>>

US Visa Fast Facts

Here's a look at visas, travel documents for individuals who are visiting or moving to the United States. More>>

JonBenet Ramsey Murder Fast Facts

Here is some background information about the JonBenét Ramsey murder investigation. The six-year-old beauty pageant queen was found murdered in her Boulder, Colorado, home on December 26, 1996. No one has ever been charged... More>>

Akayed Ullah: What we know about the Manhattan explosion suspect

Akayed Ullah set off a pipe bomb explosion at a bustling bus terminal near Times Square with the hope of "taking as many innocent people as he could with him," according to a federal prosecutor in Manhattan. More>>

Texas Roadhouse to donate portion of proceeds for Officer O'Connor

The Arnold Texas Roadhouse will hold another fundraiser for Officer O'Connor who is in critical condition after sustaining life -threatening injuries after being shot by a suspect on Dec. 5. More>>

Court documents: Portland man accused of assault said Taylor Swift told him to kill

A 43-year-old homeless man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly chased a man and assaulted him in downtown Portland, claiming Taylor Swift told him to do it. More>>

Millington man charged in abuse of 7-month-old

Authorities say a Mid-Michigan man is responsible for abusing an infant. More>>

Rep. Eric Swalwell: Trump's Gillibrand tweet 'ugly and suggestive'

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell of California condemned President Donald Trump's Tuesday morning tweet attacking Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, calling it "ugly and suggestive." More>>

One killed in workplace shooting on Fulton Industrial Blvd., suspect on the loose

One person is dead and the killer is on the loose after a deadly workplace shooting took place on Fulton Industrial Boulevard Tuesday morning. More>>

These officers stopped the New York pipe bomb suspect

One is an US Army veteran with three combat tours. Two are former US Marines, including a bomb technician. The fourth is an attorney with about 20 years as a police officer. More>>

Burglar hospitalized for suspected overdose after biting, kicking officers

A burglary suspect has been hospitalized after attacking a homeowner during a robbery, breaking into two other nearby homes, and then biting and kicking officers as they attempted to arrest her. More>>

Bill looks to put rules on automated license plate reader usage

A bill making its way to the Pennsylvania house floor is looking to calm motorist privacy concerns. More>>

Heisman Trophy Fast Facts

Here's some background information about college football's Heisman Trophy. More>>

Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports Fast Facts

Here's a look at the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sports. More>>

Cicely Tyson Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Emmy Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson. More>>

Jane Fonda Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of award-winning actress Jane Fonda. More>>

Ben Bernanke Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. More>>

5 Things for December 12: Alabama election, New York blast, harassment, space, movies

Do the men in your life really milk it when they're sick? They may not be faking. Turns out "man flu" is real. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to... More>>

Madison pizza delivery driver bangs on customer's door to avoid being robbed

A pizza delivery driver was the victim of an attempted armed robbery Friday night. More>>

Neighbor comforts children displaced by west-side house fire

Four children, all left alone, were able to escape a fire at a house on Indianapolis' west side Saturday afternoon. More>>

Suspicious package evacuates residents of Georgia State dormitory

All is back to normal after a suspicious package was found at a dormitory on the campus of Georgia State University. More>>

Florida man urinates in middle of Steak 'n Shake in front of dozens of customers

Hillsborough County deputies arrested a man they say urinated in front of dozens of people in the middle of a Steak 'n Shake on Saturday night. More>>

US School Violence Fast Facts

Here is a list of incidents of random elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present. This list does NOT include suicides, gang-related incidents,... More>>

Ricin Fast Facts

Here's a look at ricin, a natural, highly toxic compound that is extracted from castor beans. More>>

Local Business Pays Off Student Lunch Debt

It's the season of giving and that's exactly what one local business is doing. More>>

Complete Stranger Donates House To Firefighter Who Lost House In Fire

Christmas came a little early for JJ Lyons and his family. More>>

Complete Stranger Donates House To Firefighter Who Lost House In Fire

Christmas came a little early for JJ Lyons and his family. More>>

Police: Man purposely drives into Ada County Courthouse fountain hoping to get arrested

An unusual scene outside the Ada County Courthouse Sunday morning ended with an arrest, after a car ended up in the fountain in front of the building. More>>

St. Louis musician seriously injured in accident on tour

The community is stepping up to help a St. Louis musician injured in an accident in South Carolina this week. More>>

5 Things for December 11: Nobel Peace Prize, Roy Moore, California wildfires

GM has a new app in its vehicles that lets you order Starbucks while you drive. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your... More>>

UN chief: 'America first' is 'detrimental to American interests'

President Trump said in his inauguration speech that the slogan "America First" would govern his administration and approach to foreign policy. But UN Secretary-General António Guterres believes that the President's pledge... More>>

Man purposely drives into courthouse fountain hoping to get arrested

An unusual scene outside the Ada County Courthouse Sunday morning ended with an arrest, after a car ended up in the fountain in front of the building. More>>

Snowstorm marches north after blanketing Southeast

The South got an early taste of winter, but the Northeast didn't have to wait much longer. More>>

It's not just spraying water: How the pros fight wildfires

As wildfires ravaged California this year, thousands of firefighters have taken on the massive task of containing and extinguishing flames over hundreds of thousands of acres. More>>

New Mexico high school shooter was investigated by FBI in 2016

The 21-year-old man who shot and killed two students at Aztec High School in New Mexico on Thursday had previously been investigated by the FBI for online comments about planning a mass shooting. More>>

Court upholds confession by Brendan Dassey of 'Making a Murderer'

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the confession given by Brendan Dassey, a key figure in the Netflix "Making a Murderer" series, should not be thrown out. More>>

Snow blankets the South, moves into Northeast this weekend

A winter storm that blanketed parts of the Southeast with snow is sweeping northward and is expected to hit New England on Saturday. More>>

Opera conductor James Levine denies 'unfounded' accusations

James Levine, the acclaimed conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, told The New York Times that accusations of sexual misconduct were "unfounded." More>>

Roy Moore, Jerusalem and LGBT rights: Why is religion so divisive?

Religion didn't come up when Jack Phillips, a Christian baker in Colorado, told a gay couple he wouldn't make their wedding cake in the summer of 2012. Shaken and embarrassed, Charlie Craig and David Mullins say they... More>>

Homeless vet who received thousands in donations plans to pay it forward

When homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt Jr. used his last $20 to buy Kate McClure gas after her car ran empty and stopped on Interstate 95, he didn't know his good deed would change his life. More>>

Fast food worker uses drive-thru to raise money for injured Arnold officer

News 4 caught up with Bill Grimm as he was making a stop at the Arnold Police Department. More>>

Aztec High School shooting: 2 slain students identified

Two students were killed in a shooting Thursday at Aztec High School in Aztec, New Mexico, state police said on their verified Twitter account, and the suspected shooter is also dead. More>>

Woman who survived wildfires turns home into donation site for victims

There was a point when Sara Bethany Masterson was fleeing her home from a rapidly approaching wildfire that she thought this was it. More>>

6 Important things to know about wildfires

Wildfires can be unfathomably huge and destructive. Right now, six large wildfires are raging in Southern California, and have already burned an astonishing 160,000 acres in total. More>>

Thieves break into Harrisonville storage units, steal thousands of dollars worth of items

Thieves hit a Harrisonville storage facility and made away with thousands of dollars worth of people's belongings. They even stole a trailer to haul away their loot. More>>

Dog makes a miraculous recovery after found shot multiple times in Norfolk

A couple says they've found a dog covered in blood and shot multiple times in the Willoughby area. More>>

2017 In Review Fast Facts

Here is a look back at the events of 2017. More>>

Controversial Police Encounters Fast Facts

Here's a look at controversial police encounters in the news. More>>

Dog makes a miraculous recovery after found shot multiple times in Norfolk

A couple says they've found a dog covered in blood and shot multiple times in the Willoughby area. More>>

Gov. Scott asked to suspend mayor accused of altering handicap permits of dead people

At a special meeting at Davenport City Hall, commissioners said they are requesting that Governor Rick Scott suspend Mayor Teresa Darlene Bradley. More>>

They're united in friendship but divided by DACA

Like the board games they love playing together, Aldo Mendoza and Anthony Paz say their US citizenship status is dictated by chance. And they have no choice but to play the hands they've been dealt. More>>

Police body cam video shows dramatic rescue from life-threatening car fire

In the middle of the night, under an Atlanta overpass, five police officers fought for one thing. Time. More>>

It's snowing in south Texas! Yes, you read that right

Big and fluffy snowflakes fell across parts of south Texas on Thursday, including San Antonio and Austin. More>>

Police shootings: Trials, convictions are rare for officers

Few police officers ever face trial for shooting deaths, let alone are convicted. More>>

5 Things for December 8: Brexit, Russia probe, Congress, wildfires, school shooting

Can't stand crashing on your brother's couch when you visit for the holidays? Here's how to tell family you're staying at a hotel. And here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also... More>>

California fires: Two people burned in new blaze

With weary firefighters continuing their assault on several major wildfires wreaking devastation across Southern California, two new blazes fired up Thursday, adding to the region's smoke-filled misery. More>>

Gold trader says he made 'maybe $150 million' from plot to beat Iran sanctions

(CNN) -- An Iranian-Turkish gold trader admitted in a US court that he made "maybe $150 million" by helping Iran dodge international sanctions. More>>

Why the California wildfires are spreading so quickly

It's been an especially devastating year for wildfires in California, with four of the deadliest in the last 12 months, according to state records. More>>

Air Force developing weapon that could disable North Korean missiles

With Kim Jong Un pushing aggressively to develop missiles that could hit the United States with nuclear warheads, pressure has been mounting on US officials to answer the threat. One effective countermeasure could lie in... More>>

Accused Tampa killer indicted, his parents face contempt hearing

The man accused of killing four people in a Tampa, Florida, neighborhood has been indicted on four counts of premeditated murder with a firearm, Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren said Thursday. More>>

Former Reynolds substitute teacher facing sex abuse charges, district facing $6.2M lawsuit

A former teacher appeared in a Portland courtroom Thursday morning to face sex abuse charges. More>>

Ex-South Carolina cop Michael Slager gets 20 years for Walter Scott killing

Michael Slager, the former South Carolina police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott, was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison, a decision the Scott family said gave it a "sense of justice." More>>

Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 60 years on child porn charges

Larry Nassar, the disgraced former USA Gymnastics team doctor who admitted to sexually abusing underage girls, has been sentenced to 60 years in federal prison on child pornography charges, a court official said Thursday. More>>

Utah County commissioner accused of sexual harassment, intimidation, bullying

Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves is facing calls for his resignation amid allegations of sexual harassment and bullying after his fellow commissioners decided Wednesday that the complaints against him should become... More>>

3 Children rescued from Boynton Beach house of filth; adults arrested

A 3-year-old covered in dirt running alone in a neighborhood alerted an officer to check on the welfare of even more children, according to a Boynton Beach Police report. More>>

Boynton Beach 10-year-old defends sister from accused Instagram stalker with knife

A 10-year-old boy is credited with stopping an attacker from hurting his older sister, Boynton Beach police say. More>>

Dispatcher accused of stealing funds meant for injured officer is charged

Authorities say a police dispatcher has been arrested and charged, accused of stealing money meant to help an injured officer. More>>

Thousands of gifts donated at Cardinals Care Holiday Gift Drive

More than 1,600 gifts were donated at the Cardinals Care Holiday Gift Drive on Wednesday. More>>

Thousands of gifts donated at Cardinals Care Holiday Gift Drive Thousands of gifts donated at Cardinals Care Holiday Gift Drive

More than 1,600 gifts were donated at the Cardinals Care Holiday Gift Drive on Wednesday. More>>

Tom Vilsack Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. More>>

Janet Yellen Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Janet Yellen, the first female Federal Reserve chair. More>>

Jack Welch Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric. More>>

Flu virus now widespread in Georgia

It's that time of year. Flu season is underway and it's already widespread in four states, including Georgia. More>>

Police: 23-year-old domestic violence suspect assaulted officer while being arrested

Portland police arrested a 23-year-old man Wednesday night after he threatened someone with a knife and then assaulted a police officer. More>>

Bail for man accused of murdering Waterbury teen set at $3M

A 27-year-old man, Dominique Pittman, who is accused of murdering a 16-year-old girl, was arraigned at Waterbury Superior Court on Wednesday morning. More>>

This nativity scene makes a statement about gun violence

This year, the nativity scene on the front lawn of the Saint Susanna Parish looks a little different. More>>

Large-scale marijuana operation busted in Lower Paxton Twp.

Police in Dauphin County made a significant marijuana bust on Tuesday, seizing about $500,000 worth of drugs. More>>

5 Things for December 7: Wildfires, Trump Jr., Jerusalem, same-sex vows, entitlements

If you haven't gotten it out yet, it's time to find your "cheesy" holiday sweater. It could earn you some free queso. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You... More>>

Southern California firefighters race against time, winds

Every day firefighters in Los Angeles receive a brush burning index report that indicates the fire danger. If it's 165 or higher, that's extreme. More>>

FBI eyes brothers in possible attack on Border Patrol agents

The FBI is investigating two brothers as "persons of interest" in a possible attack two weeks ago that left one Border Patrol agent dead and another seriously injured near Van Horn, Texas. More>>

Amid wildfires, Getty museum says its art is as safe as can be

The J. Paul Getty Center's extensive art collection will stay put even as wildfires blaze not far from the famed Los Angeles museum, according to Ron Hartwig, vice president of communications at the Getty Trust. More>>

Parents of accused Tampa killer refuse to cooperate with investigators

The parents of the man accused of killing four people in a Tampa, Florida, neighborhood could face contempt charges after they appear before a judge Thursday to explain why they're not cooperating with investigators,... More>>

Husband, wife arrested for running large-scale heroin operation out of Covington apartment

A traffic stop in Calcasieu Parish led Louisiana State Troopers to a Covington apartment where a husband and wife team were apparently running a large-scale drug operation. More>>

Georgia men indicted in racially motivated 1983 slaying

Two white men accused of killing a black man more than three decades ago will head to trial after a grand jury indicted them on numerous counts, including felony murder. More>>

Skirball Fire burns 150 acres near Getty Museum

UPDATE (9:50 am) Up to 150 acres and 0% contained. Trying to stop the fire before it becomes bigger. Helicopters on sight. Evacuation centers set up at rec centers. 4 structures confirmed destroyed, may be up to 6.This all... More>>

The top Facebook moment of 2017? International Women's Day

This, indeed, was the year of the woman. From the Women's March in January to the #MeToo revelations, 2017 has seen social campaigns lead to social change around women's issues. More>>

Two killed, two seriously injured in Lee County pipeline explosion

Farm workers attempting to free a tractor laying field tile inadvertently struck a buried natural gas pipeline, causing a massive explosion that killed two and injured two others the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 5. More>>

Two killed, two seriously injured in Lee County pipeline explosion

Farm workers attempting to free a tractor laying field tile inadvertently struck a buried natural gas pipeline, causing a massive explosion that killed two and injured two others the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 5. More>>

Greyhound bus driver stabbed on the job near Troutdale describes terrifying ordeal

To look at the 5-inch-long gash on Clint Lawson's neck is to wonder how he is sitting in an easy chair at his Woodburn home, talking or even breathing. More>>

DUI suspect arrested again; family of deceased victim frustrated

The pain is still fresh for Valley mom Remona Charles who continues to grieve the loss of her 20-year-old son Chezray Young. More>>

Muslim community reacts to travel ban ruling

A controversial travel ban will go into effect despite efforts to stop it. More>>

5 Things for December 6: Jerusalem, Olympics, John Conyers, Roy Moore, wildfires

Is a home-repair job hanging over your head? Just wait. In the future, houses might just fix themselves. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know... More>>

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