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APNewsBreak: Arizona House speaker won't hear rioting bill

The speaker of the Arizona House says he won't hear a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges

The Latest: Muslim effort to aid Missouri, Philly…

A Muslim crowdfunding effort to support a Jewish cemetery in Missouri has raised more than $136,000, and organizers say they will use some of the money for a Philadelphia cemetery where similar vandalism occurred

Worldwide UFO sightings hit all-time high

According to data from the National UFO Reporting Center, UFO sightings around the world have reached an all-time high. Statistics show individuals in the US are more likely to witness a UFO

Jewish Community Centers Receive Another Wave Of…

Several Jewish schools also received phoned-in threats Monday.

8 sentenced in nabbing of assistant district attorney's dad

Eight people will spend decades in prison in connection with the botched kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor that ended with her father's abduction

Aug. 1 trial for woman accused of killing social…

A Vermont woman charged with shooting and killing three relatives and a social worker in 2015 is scheduled to go on trial nearly two years after the crimes took place

Arkansas governor sets execution dates for 8…

Arkansas' governor has set execution dates for eight inmates over a 10-day period in April, even though the state lacks one of three drugs needed to put the men to death

Jewish centers across several states evacuated

New round of anti-Semitic threats received

Gun club: Trump was the cherry on top

In one year, the National African-American Gun Association's membership has gone from 9,000 to 18,000. There are several reasons, CNN's Ryan Young reports.

George W. Bush Praises The Media As…

During an interview on the "Today" show, Bush said he supports the media because it holds the government accountable.

1 killed, 26 injured in California tour bus crash

The California Highway Patrol says a tour bus crossed into oncoming traffic and hit two cars head-on, killing one woman and injuring 26 others

Utah bill loosens who sees booze poured but keeps…

In heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker wants to allow restaurants to stop using walls or backrooms that block customers from seeing alcoholic drinks being made

Study finds peculiar tie between warm climate…

Global warming could mean that mountain snow melts at a slower pace _ a peculiar finding that might be bad news for the West and other regions that depend on snow for water

Storm chasers pay homage to late ‘Twister’ star…

Members of the weather community celebrated the late Bill Paxton for his starring role in ‘Twister,’ by spelling out his initials on radar by using GPS coordinates. Paxton died from complications from surgery. He was 61

The Oscars in 60 seconds

The 89th annual Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, was full of surprises.

French Historian Says He Was Detained By US…

The incident had to do with Henry Rousso's legal right to get paid to lecture without a valid work visa.

UN condemns NKorea's provocative attempts to evade sanctions

The U.N. Security Council is condemning North Korea's "irresponsible and provocative" attempts to evade United Nations sanctions

California dam spillway water shut off to clear…

California water authorities have stopped the flow of water down the Oroville Dam's crippled spillway, allowing workers to start clearing out massive debris that's blocking a hydroelectric plant from working

Inauguration Day protests spur call to study…

The District of Columbia's Police Complaints Board says an independent consultant should examine the actions of police on Inauguration Day

Alarming report: National shortage of volunteer…

Reaction from Kevin Quinn, chairman of the National Volunteer Fire Council, and Tim Brown, former New York City firefighter

Second Jewish cemetery vandalized in a week

Between 75 and 100 tombstones were overturned and damaged at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, police said Sunday. This comes less than a week after a similar incident happened in St. Louis.

New Polls Show Protesters Aren't Alone In Support…

On Thursday, Mike Pence said the American people know Obamacare has failed, but people have been rallying in its defense across the country.

The Latest: 1 dead, 26 injured in California bus crash

A fire official says the number of people injured in a fatal head-on crash between a tour bus and two cars has risen to 26. San Bernardino County Fire spokesman Eric Sherwin says nine people suffered life-threatening injuries after Monday's crash

Prison for 2 who threatened violence at black…

A Georgia judge has sentenced two people to lengthy prison terms for their role in the disruption of a black child's birthday party with Confederate flags, racial slurs and armed threats

911 call: Bar shooting suspect said he'd killed…

A bartender at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week for an apparently racially motivated bar shooting of two Indian men told a 911 dispatcher that the suspect admitted shooting two people, but described them as Iranian

Dramatic officer-involved shooting caught on…

Raw video: Police in Vancouver, Washington are investigating an officer-involved shooting and chase. The suspect was arrested, taken to hospital and treated for non-live threatening injuries

Indian man killed in possible hate crime

The FBI is investigating after Adam Purinton allegedly shot three people, killing one, in an Olathe, Kansas, bar. CNN's Michael Holmes has the details.

Police Say Drunken Driver Crashed Into New…

At least 28 people were injured in the incident.