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School event near Chicago sparks civil rights…

A civil rights seminar at a largely white public high school in suburban Chicago has some parents and conservative groups calling the event "radical" and "divisive."

DWI suspected in crash that hurt 28 at New…

Police say a man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans is being investigated for driving while intoxicated

Veterans group: Take care of vets before illegal…

Organization blasts politicians over priorities

8-year-old fatally shot after crash

Police are searching for the people who shot and killed 8-year-old De'Maree Adkins who was traveling with her mother in Houston.

Police Say Drunken Driver Crashed Into New…

At least 28 people were injured in the incident.

Police: Man tied up family members, arrested after 1 escapes

Police near Cleveland say a 34-year-old man kidnapped three family members and was taken into custody after his aunt escaped the basement where she had been tied up

Nebraska county with few people, assets faces…

A small Nebraska county that botched a 1985 murder case is scrambling to pay off a $28.1 million judgment owed to six wrongly convicted residents

Koch leads fight to deregulate African-style…

The billionaire Charles Koch and hair braider Jocelyn DoCouto have at least one thing in common: They're both part of a movement to deregulate African-style braiding

'Watters' World' investigates 'white privilege…

Students at one college wear white puzzle pins to bring attention to issue

Democrats Vote For Tom Perez To Make Their Party…

Democrats voted 235-200 to make Tom Perez head of the Democratic National Committee.

Family representative says Bill Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13," has died from surgery complications

Family representative says Bill Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13," has died from surgery complications

S. Carolina law makes it tough to lower…

In the aftermath of the racially motivated Charleston church slayings in 2015, the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina Statehouse during an elaborate nationally televised ceremony

Improved technology saves maple syrup producers…

Improved technology could keep maple sugar farmers from working late into the night boiling sap into syrup

Gov. Abbott on changes in immigration enforcement…

Texas governor provides insight on 'America's News HQ' about what is happening in his state

This Artist Challenges Perception With Ordinary…

Willie Cole is known for transforming everyday objects like high heels, steam irons and ironing boards.

Father of dead Navy SEAL refused to meet Trump at ceremony

The father of a Navy SEAL killed during a raid in Yemen is demanding an investigation into its planning and criticized the Trump administration for its timing

New York, North Carolina: When should teen be…

New York and North Carolina are the last states that still prosecute all 16- and 17-year-olds as adults in criminal court, but changes may be coming

Insider Q&A: Allergan CEO on impact of limiting…

Allergan CEO Brent Saunders says company pledge to limit annual drug price increases will boost innovation, aid patients

After the Show Show: Pete's camouflage

Discussing Pete's wardrobe and the benefits of camouflage

Truck rams crowd during Mardi Gras parade

One man is in custody after an accident at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. CNN's Christi Paul has more.

California Is Nearly Drought-Free — A Huge Chan…

The state is seeing its lowest drought numbers since 2011.

Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess…

A longtime neighbor says a suburban Kansas City man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar was a heavy drinker who became a "drunken mess" after his father died

Trump administration blocks changes on coal…

The Interior Department has put on hold changes to how it values coal extracted from public lands after mining companies sued in federal court to challenge the rules

Border agents ask Muhammad Ali's son: 'Are you…

The wife and son of the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali may sue immigration officials who questioned their religion

How tough was early immigration to America?

Pete Hegseth visits Ellis Island

GOP Rep. Calls Transgender Bathroom Rule Rollback…

A Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives says President Trump's reversal on transgender bathroom protections is "lamentable."