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Combat vets in jury pool for decorated Navy SEAL’s trial

Combat veterans from the Navy and Marines were among possible jurors Monday in the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care in Iraq.

  2 shot, 2 arrested at Toronto Raptors rally; celebration continues

Lawyers: Files sent by Alex Jones contained child porn

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine announces he has throat cancer

2 dead, 11 injured in shootings within a 30-hour span in Louisville

Scientists take a peek behind those sad puppy dog eyes

  Cosmetics, personal care items send kids to hospital every few hours

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‘Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming in 2020

88 first graders touched inappropriately by PE teacher, prosecutor says video shows

  Gloria Vanderbilt, jeans queen, heiress, dies at age 95

Pit bull ‘hijacks’ police officer’s patrol car

Measles: 1,044 cases reported so far this year

  Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center

  Man killed by off-duty officer at Costco was nonverbal, cousin says

Police said Kenneth French got into an argument before attacking the officer at a Costco. But his cousin said he's nonverbal.

  Man killed, 5 wounded in party shooting in Philadelphia; motive unknown

Authorities say a 24-year-old man who was shot in the back died at a hospital.

  Machete-wielding 11-year-old describes fighting off home intruder

Braydon Smith, the 11-year-old from North Carolina who fought off the intruder with a machete, spoke Sunday about what happened.

  OJ Simpson’s slow-motion police chase happened 25 years ago

A manhunt for the former football star began shortly after he was charged with the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman.

  GRAPHIC: ‘Miracle’ baby survives emergency C-section after Utah mother passes out, crashes car

  Chicago mother claims 11-year-old son attempted suicide after bullying by teachers

  Woman accused of pushing golden retriever into lake, watching it drown

  Unflattering internal poll numbers leaked, so Trump campaign is firing pollsters

  Police: 2 adults, 2 kids gunned down in Iowa

Nationwide recall issued for Ragú Pasta Sauces due to possible plastic fragment contamination

  Massive South American blackout leaves 44 million without power

Public transportation halted, shops closed and patients dependent on home medical equipment were urged to go to hospitals with generators.

  Man allegedly offered to pay $9 million for Alaska woman’s slaying

Darin Schilmiller of Indiana allegedly offered to pay a woman $9 million in exchange for recording the murder.

Boeing CEO concedes ‘mistake’ with planes in 2 fatal crashes

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has faulted Boeing for not telling regulators for more than a year that a safety indicator in the cockpit of the top-selling plane didn't work as intended.

Royals Meghan and Harry release Father’s Day photo of baby Archie

The sepia-toned photo, posted Sunday on the royal couple's Instagram feed, shows the baby cradled in Harry's arms and clutching his father's finger.

  Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak

Vaccinations have been made mandatory this summer for campers and staff in several counties north of New York City that annually fill up with kids from the Orthodox Jewish communities that have been hit hardest by measles.

Decades later, DNA leads to arrest in cold-case slaying of soldier in Colorado

The arrest papers detailed out how authorities linked distant family members through a DNA ancestry organization to identify the suspect.

  GRAPHIC: Video shows police using force, profanity against pregnant woman over alleged shoplifting

An officer can be seen kicking one woman’s legs, drawing a gun and attempting to yank another woman's 1-year-old daughter from her arms while shouting profanities.

Recall: Small rocks found in breakfast wraps

El Monterey frozen breakfast wraps are being pulled off the shelves across the country because they may have pieces of material, including small rocks.

  Maine man arrested in cold-case slaying of 11-year-old girl

According to court documents, 53-year-old Marc Karun was a suspect from the start, but it took years of testing evidence to find a DNA connection between him and evidence found on the young girl’s body

  Advocates: Emails show that census citizenship question discriminates

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently considering the citizenship question after rulings from judges who concluded the question was improperly added to the U.S. census for what would be the first time since 1950.

  Police: Costco shooting took place after man hit off-duty officer

An off-duty police officer opened fire inside a Costco Wholesale warehouse store, killing a man who had attacked him and wounding two others, police say.

Tenn. mother finds man living in attic above 14-year-old daughter’s closet

The 18-year-old suspect was arrested and charged with aggravated criminal trespass.

  Family demands answers after dog mistakenly euthanized at N.C. animal shelter

County officials say they feel for the family and are now double checking their intake procedures.

  Boy, 11, foils home invasion by hitting suspect with machete

The 19-year-old suspect is on the run after fleeing the hospital where he was treated for his head wound.

  Man, 18, dragged down Georgia highway in alleged road rage incident

The victim says he’s thankful every day that he’s still alive. If he’s ever again in a similar situation, he says he wouldn’t get out of his truck.

Man who pleaded guilty to molesting 11-year-old girl gets probation

Twenty-two-year-old Joseph Meili pleaded guilty Friday to third-degree child molestation.

  His wife died during childbirth; 21 days later, his newborn son passed away

A Florida father who lost both his wife and newborn son within a month of each other isn't succumbing to heartbreak. Instead, he's working to make sure no other parent has to go through what he has.

  Target’s tech trouble clogs stores with long checkout lines

The outage caused extended wait times for customers hoping to check out.

  ‘Don’t do it,’ says teen severely burned doing fire challenge

Miyah Landers spent two months bed-bound in a hospital in a body suit of bandages. She’s now speaking out against a social media challenge.

  Dogs involved in wild RV chase up for adoption

Starlet and Onyx were taken to an animal shelter to recover and now they're ready for a new home.

  Knox accuses media of having built false story around her

Amanda Knox speaking at an Italian conference on justice, said she was depicted "on the global scene as cunning, psychopath, drug-addicted, whore. Guilty."

‘Romeo and Juliet’ director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

Zeffirelli's son Luciano said his father died at home on Saturday. His 1968 "Romeo and Juliet" brought Shakespeare’s story to a new and appreciative generation, and his "Brother Sun, Sister Moon," told the life of St. Francis in parables involving modern and 13th-century youth.

  10-year-old drag queen harassed online, mother says

Michelle Porter said she will continue to support her son Sparkle.

Iconic ‘Lorax Tree’ topples over in California

A tree that’s said to have inspired Dr. Seuss to write the children’s book “The Lorax” fell down this week.

  Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit U.S. threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon considers beefing up defenses in the Persian Gulf area.

  Video shows 68-year-old woman being attacked and robbed in front of her home

Surveillance footage from Washington state shows a man run up a driveway and attack the woman from behind.

3rd suspected suicide in less than 2 weeks for NY police

New York City police say a 29-year-old officer died Friday in the department's third suspected suicide in less than two weeks.

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes

The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them.

  Teen loses leg, 2 fingers in shark attack

The 17-year-old New Bern High School student had her left leg amputated at the knee and extensive injuries to her hands.

Small donors, not French tycoons, help pay Notre Dame workers

The billionaire French donors who publicly proclaimed they would give hundreds of millions to rebuild Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French national monument, according to church and business officials.

Florida man asked cops for help starting motorcycle he’d stolen, police say

Raymond Millwater faces a grand theft motor vehicle charge and is being held in the Pinellas County Jail.

  Troopers: Kevin Bacon side swipes patrol car while searching for ‘Saved By The Bell’ episode

Troopers told WCAX Bacon was using his phone to find an episode of the popular 90s sitcom “Saved By The Bell” when he collided with the trooper’s car.

  WATCH: Car rams into trio of police officers at Arizona gas station

The incident happened at a QuikTrip near 16th Street and Baseline Road on Tuesday, June 4.

  LOOK: It’s a once-in-a-blue-moon lobster

The owner of Arnold's Lobster & Clam Bar couldn’t believe what he was seeing when he opened a recent shipment of lobsters.

Police: Woman was drunk, but no DUI for toy truck joy ride

News outlets quote police as saying that instead they charged 25-year-old Megan Holman with public intoxication.

US extradition case against Assange set for next year

The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the outskirts of London serving a 50-week sentence for jumping bail in Britain.

  ‘I’m gonna ride ‘til I can’t no more’: Children sing ‘Old Town Road’ to mounted police

Lil Nas X has the kids jamming. Atlanta police appreciated the rendition.

Debate lineups: Biden, Sanders on 2nd night, Warren on 1st

Twenty Democratic presidential candidates in all will debate in two, two-hour sessions on June 26-27.

You can now tell Amazon’s Alexa to delete your conversations

Amazon now allows you to delete conversations off your Alexa Echo device after privacy issues raised by consumers.

Brother walks through front door after sisters take man they thought was him off life support

The sisters say the hospital did not properly identify the man. Police are searching for the man’s relatives.

  Abandoned dog is now K-9 cop, sniffing for explosives

Karma was abandoned and left for dead last year. Now, she’s officially a K-9 with the Denver Sheriff Department.

  Trump says he’d ‘of course’ tell FBI if he gets foreign dirt

Trump appeared to walk back his comments from earlier in the week in an interview Friday.

  Early Father’s Day gift: Woman donates kidney to dad

Taylor Tritt knew her father didn't have years to wait for a kidney transplant, so she stepped up in a big way.

  Family: Baby cut from slain Chicago woman’s womb dies

Yovanny Jadiel Lopez passed away from a severe brain injury, according to Julie Contreras, the family spokesperson announced on Facebook.

  GRAPHIC: Alligator spotted with knife lodged in skull

The animal will be evaluated Monday. It is unknown who lodged the knife in the animal’s head.

Flour sold at Target, Walmart nationwide being recalled due to E. coli

E. coli can cause diarrhea, often with bloody stools.

  Men accused of trying to steal 30 lbs. of marijuana with pellet guns

The suspects are said to have turned up at a house in Ben Lomond, California, with two pellet guns to steal the 30 pounds of marijuana valued at $50,000.

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75

Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar TV deals, has died.

  US says Iran took mine off tanker; Iran denies involvement

While Iran has denied being involved in the attack, Tehran previously used mines against oil tankers in 1987 and 1988 in the "Tanker War," when the U.S. Navy escorted ships through the region.

  Florida teacher fired after being accused of choking elementary school student

The decision handed down this week by the Broward School Board followed several investigations which had been underway since September, when the incident was first reported.

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6

The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2, denying the Warriors what would have been a third straight championship.

  Ariz. police officers shown sweeping handcuffed man’s leg, pointing gun at car with children inside

The Phoenix Police Department is looking into how some of its officers handled an alleged shoplifting incident.

  Damaged goods: Mail carrier hurls packages over homeowner’s fence

A post office worker was caught throwing packages over the fence, breaking its contents.

  US says Iran removed unexploded mine from oil tanker

The U.S. military on Friday released a video it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz, suggesting the Islamic Republic sought to remove evidence of its involvement from the scene.

Dems announce debate candidates: de Blasio in, Bullock out

An NBC News drawing Friday will divide the large field between the first and second debate night. Party officials have promised to weight the drawing with the intention of ensuring that top tier and lagging candidates are spread roughly evenly over the two nights.

Report: Cheerios, other cereals contaminated by weed killer found in Roundup

There is a difference of opinion on the safety of glyphosate among oversight agencies. The EPA stated it was not a carcinogen in April, but the UN's World Health Organization said in 2015 that the substance was "probably carcinogenic to humans."

SC man convicted of 2014 murder of his 5 children sentenced to death

After more than three weeks of testimony, a jury has decided that Timothy Jones, Jr., a Lexington County man accused of murdering his five children in 2014, will be sentenced to death.

Too many showers leads to fight between Florida man, 70-year-old roommate

Deputies arrested 48-year-old Byron Christianoudis Tuesday for battery on a person over 65, the Miami Herald reported.