More than four months after a New York City father admitted forgetting his 1-year-old twins in a car when he went to work over the summer, leaving them long enough that they died of heat, he's still struggling to find time to grieve.
The legal proceedings for Juan Rodriguez have dragged on and on since that nightmarish July 26 day, when he parked his car in his employment lot and forgot they were inside. He has been brought to court proceeding after court proceeding -- again just Thursday -- and the Bronx district attorney's office still has not decided whether to call the case before a grand jury.
Police fired tear gas and arrested scores of people in Paris as hundreds of thousands of people marched nationwide in a strike over the French government’s plan to overhaul the retirement system.
The Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles shut down Thursday, along with some galleries at the Louvre.
United Airlines on Thursday said CEO Oscar Munoz will turn over day-to-day management of the airline next spring to President Scott Kirby, who will become company’s chief executive officer.
The transition will happen In May when Munoz transitions to the role of executive chairman of United, while the airline’s current Chairman, Jane Garvey, will retire from the board of directors.
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The next phase of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump moved to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday with public hearings featuring professors of law who discussed the constitutional origins of Congress' impeachment power.
Three of the lawyers were chosen by Democrats, one by Republicans, and the experts split much like the committee, along partisan lines, over whether Trump committed an impeachable offense when he asked the president of Ukraine to investigate his political rival Joe Biden.
The lofty arguments about the Constitution were frequently interrupted by partisan sniping among committee members.
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Background checks on gun purchases in the U.S. are climbing toward a record high this year, reflecting what the industry says is a rush by people to buy weapons in reaction to the Democratic presidential candidates' calls for tighter restrictions.
By the end of November, more than 25.4 million background checks -- generally seen as a strong indicator of gun sales -- had been conducted by the FBI, putting 2019 on pace to break the record of 27.5 million set in 2016, the last full year President Barack Obama was in the White House.
A U.S. military official has identified the sailor who shot three civilians at Pearl Harbor, killing two of them and himself. The official who spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday to provide details that had not been made public identified the 22-year-old sailor as G. Romero. Wednesday's attack came days before thousands are scheduled to gather at the famed military base to mark the 78th anniversary of the Japanese bombing that launched the U.S. into World War II. The commander of the Navy Region Hawaii says officials will evaluate whether security should be boosted before the annual ceremony.
The Rockefeller Center tree was illuminated Wednesday in a festive ceremony, where spectators saw some security restrictions, faced street closures and bundled up for cold and blustery weather.
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A drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia in a study that was stopped early because the benefit seemed clear.
If regulators agree, the drug could become the first treatment specifically for dementia-related psychosis and the first new medicine for Alzheimer's in nearly two decades. It targets some of the most troubling symptoms that patients and caregivers face — hallucinations that often lead to anxiety, aggression, and physical and verbal abuse.
Results were disclosed Wednesday at a conference in San Diego.
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By day, the small kitchen in a Hong Kong industrial building produces snacks. But at night, it turns into a laboratory assembling a supplement kit they believe will help counter ill-effects from repeated exposure to tear gas. The frequent use of tear gas in one of the world's most densely populated cities has sparked health fears. People are eating, bathing and visiting parks more carefully to limit their exposure.
The San Francisco 49ers have suspended broadcaster Tim Ryan after his comments about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson earlier this week.
A Cook County judge on Wednesday ordered singer R. Kelly to stand trial on one of four sexual abuse cases on Sept. 14, but it remains unclear which of the cases prosecutors will take to trial first.
During the hearing in Chicago, Judge Lawrence Flood told prosecutors he wants to know by Jan. 22 which of the four separate indictments they plan to take to trial first.
The 52-year-old singer, who is being held without bond and did not attend the hearing, is already scheduled to stand trial in federal court in Chicago in April and again in federal court in Brooklyn the next month.
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Three leading legal scholars testified Wednesday that President Donald Trump's attempts to have Ukraine investigate Democratic rivals are grounds for impeachment, bolstering the Democrats' case as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made sure they're prepared for that momentous next step.
A New Jersey doctor is accused of supplying more than a million doses of opioids to multiple patients over the course of three years, according to the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office.
At least one of those patients overdosed and died.
President Donald Trump has claimed that he does not know Prince Andrew, but a recently resurfaced interview with People from 2000 says otherwise, showing Trump describing Andrew as "a lot of fun to be with."
“He’s not pretentious. He’s a lot of fun to be with,” Trump told People magazine in 2000, speaking of Andrew.
The article also states that Trump and Andrew, as well as Trump’s then-girlfriend Melania Knauss, had “chatted” at a Halloween costume party hosted by Heidi Klum in New York City in 2000.
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The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be lit during a ceremony on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.