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Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 2:07 PM

Philly Officer, Drug Suspect, Hurt in Shootout

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 1:34 AM

Women Pose as LA Cops, Steal Man's Dog

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 3:31 PM

Woman Stole Dying NYC Fashion Exec's Identity: Police

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 7:05 AM

Hubble at 25: A Landmark Chapter in Space Exploration

On April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched aboard the space shuttle Discovery, beginning a new chapter in space exploration. Though it was named for pioneering astronomer Edwin Hubble, the telescope was the brainchild of astrophysicist Lyman Spitzer, who lobbied for decades to build the Hubble program. Unbound by clouds and light pollution, the Hubble has beamed brilliant photos of galaxies and nebulae back to "the pale blue dot," revolutionizing humankind's understanding of our place in the universe. Read »
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 10:09 PM

Loretta Lynch Confirmed as 1st Black Woman Attorney General

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Family of Marathon Bomber Tsarnaev Arrives in Boston

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 7:12 PM

Transgender Teen Wins Right to Wear Makeup in DMV Photo

A South Carolina transgender teen has won the right to wear makeup in her driver's license photo as part of a settlement with the state's Department of Motor Vehicles. Chase Culpepper, 17, was born a male and identifies as female, filed a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina DMV in 2014 for sexually discriminating against after she was forced to remove her everyday makeup before taking a driver's license photo. According to the lawsuit, because Culpepper was born male, as indicated by her driver's license, the supervisor said it was up to her discretion whether Culpepper's makeup counted as a "disguise" and she was forced to remove it. The DMV is also changing its policy to include that regular, everyday makeup is acceptable on any person "regardless of gender," according to the settlement. Read »
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 4:50 PM

Comcast May Drop Time Warner Deal on Friday

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 9:27 PM

Make-A-Wish Helps 8-Year-Old Boy Meet First Responders in LA

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 11:40 PM

Blue Bell to Begin "Intensive Cleaning" at Facilities After Recall

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 12:04 AM

Woman Burned Child on Stove Allegedly Over iPad Use: Police

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 12:59 PM

FB Photos Lead to Calif. Man's Arrest in Terrorism Case

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 9:47 PM

Columbia Student Alleges Gender Bias After Rape Claim Tossed

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 6:38 PM

Chipotle Announces Delivery in 67 Cities

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 7:42 PM

Air Pollution Could Be Shrinking Brains for City Dwellers: Researchers