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Senators Chuck Schumer and Tom Cotton are urging the FCC to consider barring two Chinese telecom companies from operating in the US They cite national security concerns.

Superbolts are so rare that one of the world's foremost lightning experts has never seen one firsthand

"Gender isn’t a subtext in this election: It’s woven into the fabric of this race," @llerer  writes. "Nearly weekly, some controversy about sexual assault, pay equity or abortion riles up both sides of the political spectrum."

On one end of the phone, prosecutors say, was a man discussing plans to kill a sheriff’s deputy. On the other end was the sheriff, who they say not only declined to haul the plotter in but also gave him with advice on how to get away with murder.

The latest parent charged in the college admissions case is accused of paying $400,000 to get her son recruited as a soccer player to U.C.L.A., even though he didn't play soccer. He got a 25% scholarship.

Tropical Storm Imelda is approaching Houston and is expected to bring heavy rain and life-threatening flash flooding.

Bubble gum and cotton candy: Lawmakers take aim at e-cigarette flavors they say are designed to entice children into lifelong nicotine habits.

North Carolina approved new political maps for its state legislature under court order. Not everyone was delighted with the results.

The back-to-back addresses Monday evening — from Senator Elizabeth Warren in New York and President Trump in New Mexico — laid out competing versions of populism that could come to define the 2020 campaign, writes @alexburnsNYT 


3 black churches have burned in less than 2 weeks in one Louisiana parish. "There is clearly something happening in this community," said the state fire marshal.

When she was in sixth grade, Sandra Parks wrote an award-winning essay about gun violence and crime in her hometown, Milwaukee. On Monday, she was fatally shot when someone outside fired a gun at her home and a stray bullet went into her bedroom.

James Fields Jr., the white supremacist who murdered Heather Heyer in 2017 when he steered a car into a crowd of peaceful demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, was sentenced Friday to life in federal prison

In the 5 years since Noah Pozner was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, death threats and online harassment have forced his parents to relocate 7 times. “I would love to go see my son’s grave and I don’t get to do that," his mom said.

Protesters march up Seventh Avenue in New York City, following the grand jury decision in Ferguson.

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Cyntoia Brown, 30, is serving a life sentence in Nashville for murdering a man who had hired her for sex when she was a teenager. Her supporters say she deserves clemency as a child trafficking victim.

“It’s inhuman to take a baby from its parents,” says the mother of a detained 1-year-old who has not seen his parents in days. Separating parents from children could become a regular policy under an administration proposal meant to deter border crossings.

President Trump’s inauguration fund collected $500,000 from two private prison companies that house detained migrant families

The police in Phoenix have opened an investigation into allegations that a woman in a vegetative state at a private nursing facility was sexually assaulted and gave birth to a child last month, the authorities said.