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Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 09:51 AM EDT

Man Charged With Abducting 16-Year-Old Girl in Va.

Man Charged With Abducting 16-Year-Old Girl in Va.

A 21-year-old man is facing an abduction charge after police say he forced a 16-year-old girl into his car against her will after the two fought at a party.

3 hours ago

How to Lower Car Insurance Costs

How to Lower Car Insurance Costs

Car insurance can be expensive, especially for families with multiple drivers, people with poor credit and drivers with imperfect track records, but Consumer Reports says if you do a little homework, there...

2 hours ago

Netflix Sinking Deeper Into Debt to Fuel Subscriber Growth

Netflix Sinking Deeper Into Debt to Fuel Subscriber Growth

Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service. The big burden...

4 hours ago

School Board Pulls 'To Kill a Mockingbird' From Reading List

School Board Pulls 'To Kill a Mockingbird' From Reading List

The school board in Biloxi, Mississippi, has pulled "To Kill a Mockingbird" from an eighth-grade reading list after receiving complaints about wording in the book, NBC News reported. Last week, Kenny Holloway,...

2 hours ago

Ahead of White Nationalist Speech, Fla. Gov Declares Emergency

Ahead of White Nationalist Speech, Fla. Gov Declares Emergency

Ahead of a speech by a white nationalist leader at the University of Florida, Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency to direct resources to ensure Gainesville's safety. Scott signed the Law...

5 hours ago

Texas Biker Trial From Deadliest Shootout in U.S. Could Have Domino Effect

Texas Biker Trial From Deadliest Shootout in U.S. Could Have Domino Effect

Steel barriers and sheriff's deputies surrounded the courthouse in Waco, Texas, in a show of heightened security as the trial began for an alleged leader of the Bandidos biker gang in connection to the deadliest...

6 hours ago

Family of Dead Muslim Marine Recruit Files $100M Lawsuit

Family of Dead Muslim Marine Recruit Files $100M Lawsuit

The Michigan family of a Marine recruit who died in a fall at boot camp has filed a $100 million lawsuit alleging his fatal plunge in a stairwell was the result of negligence by officers and others. Raheel...

6 hours ago

UMd. AD Taking 6-Month Sabbatical

UMd. AD Taking 6-Month Sabbatical

University of Maryland Athletic Director Kevin Anderson announced Monday he is taking a six-month sabbatical for professional development.

4 hours ago

Ex-Obama Aides: Trump's Fallen Soldiers Claim Is a Lie

Ex-Obama Aides: Trump's Fallen Soldiers Claim Is a Lie

President Donald Trump insisted without evidence on Monday that Barack Obama didn't call the families of fallen soldiers when he was president, then promptly walked the claim back when fact-checked by a...

2 hours ago

Man Suspected of Killing Muslim Teen May Face Death Penalty

Man Suspected of Killing Muslim Teen May Face Death Penalty

A grand jury has indicted a man on capital murder and rape charges in the killing of a 17-year-old girl whose death has rattled Muslim communities in northern Virginia and across the country.

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