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Police: Elderly Fla. woman dies after delivery man beats her with mallet, sets her on fire

Trump delays Denmark meeting because Greenland isn’t for sale

Police kill armed man who held passengers on bus hostage in Rio

3 women sue Epstein’s estate, citing rape, other sex acts

Suspect in Utah student’s death charged in 2018 assault

Los Angeles Opera names lawyer to lead Placido Domingo investigation

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Officer in plain clothes with gun on belt likely sparked armed intruder call at LSU; all clear given

Window washer rescued from Chicago skyscraper

  Florida nurses say they are forbidden to speak Spanish at work

Monopoly maker Hasbro to cut plastic use in toy packaging

  Don’t lose your cool over these money-saving air conditioning settings from feds

New ‘Matrix’ film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

Elton John slams media for criticizing Harry, Meghan over private jet use

Elton John took to social media to slam stories that suggested that Prince Harry and Meghan were hypocritical for accepting jet travel despite their devotion to eco-causes.

Customs and Border Protection will not vaccinate migrants against the flu

A statement released by CBP on Tuesday said, “In general, due to the short-term nature of CBP holding and the complexities of operating vaccination programs, neither CBP nor its medical contractors administer vaccinations to those in our custody.”

Florida man jailed after botching castration; No, he’s not a doctor

Deputies charged 74-year-old Gary Van Ryswyk with practicing medicine without a license resulting in bodily injury.

Atlanta police: Man exposes himself to hotel housekeeper, falls to his death

Atlanta police say a man fell to his death after trying to jump from one hotel balcony to another.

  WATCH: Florida deputies confront mother, teen over school threat

Facebook rolls out privacy tool to block off-Facebook data gathering

Flying air mattresses zoom through Denver neighborhood

  Nebraska doctor accused of inappropriately touching patient under anesthesia

  Dick’s Sporting Goods may stop selling guns

Pumpkin spice returns: Fall flavors available earlier than ever before

Police: Taxi driver sexually assaulted ‘profoundly disabled’ woman

A man is facing sexual abuse charges after authorities say he assaulted a disabled woman who was riding in his taxi cab.

  New York, 2 other states sue over Trump immigration rule

More than 15 other states have already sued to challenge the new rule, including California , Washington state and Pennsylvania.

  Nebraska teen uses senior photo shoot to honor father killed in Afghanistan

Although he's not by her side physically, the photos show she'll never be without her dad.

Man ticketed after dirty diaper hits Indiana officer’s car on highway

The suspected litterer claimed he had simply rolled down the window, and the wind blew the diaper out.

'Clash of the Titans’: Chick-fil-A, Popeyes compete for best chicken sandwich title

The best chicken sandwich debate has heated up!

  Caught on camera: Bear raids home’s refrigerator as teen boys watch in fear

They came face-to-face with a bear while they were on a sofa watching TV, but a deputy came to their rescue.

Police: Man, 20, found in S.C. teen’s closet after stepfather smells drugs coming from her room

In the closet, the deputy found 20-year-old Matthew Smith hiding. He said the girl helped sneak him into the house the day before.

  El Paso shooting widower receives new car after old one stolen following wife’s funeral

A Ford dealership replaced the SUV with one that's the same color as the original and threw in a new trailer and hitch, as well.

  Florida man bitten, scratched by kinkajou before he traps it in bathroom

The kinkajou is a mammal native to Central and South America that is not uncommon for people to keep as a pet.

  Police hunt killer in California university stabbing

Police are working to identify the suspect and determine a motive in the stabbing death of a retired university administrator.

  12-year-old Okla. boy, mother break windshield to save toddler locked in hot car

The toddler's mother, found inside a nearby store, was not arrested for child neglect but was ticketed $250 in the case.

  Police: California suspect lights mom on fire, surrenders

A 54-year-old man lit his mother on fire and then locked himself inside a Southern California home for five hours before surrendering to authorities Monday, officials said.

Dog Goods USA recalls Chef Toby Pig Ears due to salmonella risk

Consumers who have purchased the affected products can return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Anyone exhibiting the symptoms of salmonella should contact a doctor.

Man parked next to ‘no parking’ sign hurls it at restaurant window

A man was seen on video smashing a restaurant's window with a sign after he was asked to leave.

Records: Epstein signed will 2 days before jailhouse suicide

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front in what could be a long battle over the financier’s fortune.

  Fake back-to-school ads show kids in bulletproof vests

A Florida graphic designer is getting attention for images that look like back-to-school fashion ads.

Daytime sleepiness could be sign of Alzheimer’s disease, study says

If you can't make it through the day without a nap, the authors of a new study suggest the brain cells that keep you awake may be under attack by Alzheimer's disease.

  Florida man attacks jogger with sword after dispute over trash

Deputies in Broward County, Florida are looking for the man that pulled out a sword during a dispute over trash.

  Mich. woman fights to get her father’s name on Vietnam Memorial Wall

A woman says her father died fighting in the Vietnam War, but the nature of his mission prevents his name from being added to the memorial in Washington, D.C.

Grocery store employee bit in groin after woman unleashes dogs during robbery, Akron police say

Police are trying to track down three suspects, one of which used her dogs to attack a worker, while stealing a grocery cart full of food from an Akron store.

  Trucker recognized for traveling 9 million miles accident free

34 years and 9 million miles later... This trucker is being honored for traveling every mile... accident free!

Study claims fluoride exposure during pregnancy tied to low IQ scores in children

A new study says increased exposure to fluoride during pregnancy is tied to lower IQ scores in children.

  Locked Down: Inside the prison where inmates set each other on fire and gangs have more power than guards

Widespread concern about understaffing in Mississippi's prisons has people calling for a change. They say inmates, correctional officers and surrounding communities are in danger.

Thieves steal nearly everything, grandfather’s ashes, from Colorado Springs family

Criminals broke into a storage unit and took almost every item from a Colorado Springs woman, including her grandfather’s ashes.

Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program

Planned Parenthood says it’s pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting participants from referring patients for abortions.

  Danish PM: Trump’s idea of buying Greenland is ‘absurd’

The idea of buying Greenland has been discussed within the Trump administration but is not a priority, according to the president.

  Run! Alligators can climb fences

A Florida woman captured images of a gator scaling a fence at Naval Air Station Jacksonville over the weekend.

  NYPD fires officer 5 years after Garner’s chokehold death

Police Commissioner James O'Neill's announced at a midday news conference that he had fired Officer Daniel Pantaleo based on a recent recommendation of a department disciplinary judge.

US prisons chief removed after Epstein’s death

Attorney General William Barr announced Hugh Hurwitz's reassignment Monday. Hurwitz had served as the agency's acting director since May 2018.

  Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson marries long-time girlfriend

Johnson wed Lauren Hashian on Sunday in Hawaii.

Adorable photo shows group of service dogs attending ‘Billy Elliot’ theater production in Canada

The service dogs were in training to help their handlers navigate a theater.

GRAPHIC: Alaska’s record heat a killer for some salmon, researchers say

Scientists worry warming water is responsible for a large number of dead, but otherwise healthy, salmon.

Man accused of approaching child with cookies and condom in pocket now facing federal charges

The case is now in federal court where documents show the suspect's phone contained child porn, and there had been a google search of “how to rape a little girl."

  New Weight Watchers diet app is aimed at kids as young as 8 years old

Critics say the diet app could lead to lifelong problems with food.

  Man gets first haircut in 15 years to join Army

Check out the head of hair on 23-year-old Reynaldo Arroyo. He wanted to become an infantryman, so he sat down in the barber's chair for a trim - and then some.

  Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

A strong economy is key to Trump's re-election prospects. Consumer confidence has dropped 6.4% since July. The president has spent most of the week at his golf club in New Jersey with much of his tweeting focused on talking up the economy.

  Long-lost siblings meet for the first time in nearly 53 years

Jim Lawless flew from Houston to Jackson County, Ky., after he received the results a few weeks ago.

A man found a message in a bottle in Russian decades after it was sent. Russian media found the author.

Russian media tracked down the man who said he tossed the bottle into the sea that was found some 50 years later and 2,000 miles away on the coast of Alaska, KTUU reported.

  4 teenagers shot after fight breaks out in Missouri hotel room

Police believe the shooter left the hotel following the incident.

  Three men jailed, accused of threatening mass shootings

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says 25-year-old Tristan Scott Wix of Daytona Beach sent several text messages stating he wanted to "break a world record for longest confirmed kill ever."

Remembering Nancy Parker: Devoted journalist, loving wife and mother

Nancy Parker was a storyteller, friend, wife and mother.

  Fire in Bangladesh leaves 10,000 homeless

The flames destroyed about 80 percent of the district. It left an enormous field of ash and debris.

‘It really takes an evil person to leave’: Stranger helps family of three after the driver leaves scene of crash

A mother and her two young children reunited with a man who they say saved their lives after a car crash.

Man charged after his daughter, 12, kills another man, his dog with SUV

Authorities ended up arresting her father Tomas Mejia Tol for criminally negligent homicide and endangering a child.

Police: Men with guns in Missouri Walmart broke no laws

Two men with handguns in their waistbands alarmed shoppers when they entered a Kansas City-area Walmart on Sunday, but police say they were just buying ammunition for target practice.

  Florida woman caught on camera calling black woman the n-word

A woman was caught on video using a racial slur against shopper at a grocery store in Miami.

A Florida man used a tractor to dump dirt on a car, police said. His girlfriend was inside.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says 20-year-old Hunter Mills was charged with felony criminal mischief. The girlfriend was not hurt.

Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident

Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, said Austin law enforcement told him that Benson was killed in the wreck Saturday night. Bassett said he did not have details of the accident.

Community gathers to restore vandalized African American museum, teach children the benefits of fellowship

Community members gathered at the Odell S. Williams African American Museum to restore parts of the museum that had been vandalized and teach children the importance of fellowship.

Sheriff: Kentucky woman assaulted store clerk after being charged for cup of water

The woman was charged 25 cents for a cup of water, police said.

  Small plane crashes into house near Poughkeepsie, N.Y., killing 2

State police spokesman Steven Nevel said three men were on the plane; one died and two were injured. Of three people in the home, one died, another was seriously hurt and the third is missing.

St. Louis business rents goats to eat overgrown foilage

A St. Louis County woman has opened a local franchise of a business that rents out goats to clear weed- or foliage-infested property

  Houston Snapchat party argument turns into gun battle; 7 shot

Houston Police detectives said seven people ranging from teens to young adults ended up being shot after an argument at a house party.

  Doctors say new rule will mean sicker immigrants

Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance.

  Epstein’s purported madam now a focus in sex abuse cases

Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of a British publishing magnate who died under mysterious circumstances, is one of the most prominent figures left from the Epstein orbit after his suicide in jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

  Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

GOP candidates looking ahead at tough races increasingly are eyeing new ways to address anxieties about gun violence, and to do that without crossing the party's base, which sees gun restrictions as an infringement on the constitutional right to bear arms.

  WATCH: Good Samaritans rush to rescue woman in wheelchair who fell off pier

The good Samaritans worked together with several people on the dock, who used a rope to pull the woman to safety.