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New Hampshire man acquitted in failed murder-for-hire plot

A New Hampshire man charged in a failed murder-for-hire plot involving his ex-wife has been acquitted.

Bangladesh: Accused NYC attacker followed radical preacher

Bangladeshi officials say a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system was influenced by the sermons and writings of a radical Muslim preacher but appeared to have no known links to local radical groups.

California fire in Bel-Air traced to illegal cooking at homeless camp, officials say

An illegal cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked a wildfire in Bel-Air last week, authorities said Tuesday.

Former Texas jailer pleads guilty to making child pornography

A former Dallas county jailer pleaded guilty Tuesday for posing as a film director in order to entice young boys into making pornographic films, court records show.

Teacher's aide solicited nude photos, sex from girls, authorities say

A teacher's aide at a middle school in Tampa, Fla., was arrested Monday on charges that he solicited nude photos and requested sex from two underage students.

3 soccer officials' bribery trial set for closing arguments

Closing arguments are set to take place in the New York trial of three former South American soccer officials charged in the corruption scandal engulfing the sport's governing body.

Mother who 'blacked out' during baby's death to be sentenced

A Maine woman who told investigators that she must have "blacked out" after drinking multiple shots of liquor and smoking marijuana on the night of her infant son's death is due to be sentenced.

Wind gusts, smoke complicate firefighters job in Custer park

A spreading wildfire has destroyed a building in Custer State Park in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

The Latest: Wind gusts feed wildfire in South Dakota

The Latest on a wildfire at Custer State Park in South Dakota's Black Hills : 4:25 p.m.

Indiana officer shot in the head during pursuit expected to live, reports say

An Indiana State Police officer was shot in the head Tuesday night while trying to apprehend a suspect, reports said.

Arizona police officer dies unexpectedly during suspect chase, report says

A police officer in Arizona died of a seizure Tuesday while pursuing a suspect, the police chief told ABC 15.

3 Florida men charged in shark-dragging video

The three Florida boaters seen in a viral video cruelly dragging a shark at a high speed' through the water —  prompting outcries of animal lynching' from some activists —  were charged Tuesday with felony counts, authorities said.

Lawyers clash over impact of Trump's rules on birth control

The state of California and the Trump administration will square off Tuesday before a U.S. judge who will decide whether to block new rules allowing more employers to opt out of birth control coverage for women.

Polls close across Alabama as bitter Senate campaign ends

Voters finally lined up and voted across Alabama Tuesday after a scandal-stained Senate election campaign that tested the limits of party loyalty in the age of President Donald Trump and — win or lose — promised significant political consequences for Republicans everywhere.

3 Florida men charged in shark dragging video incident

Florida wildlife officials and prosecutors have charged three men connected to a video of a shark being dragged behind a speeding boat.

Postal worker admits role in theft of blank money orders

Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey postal service worker has admitted to his role in a fraud scheme involving dozens of stolen blank money orders.

Judge sets hearing on media bid for Vegas shooting warrants

A Nevada judge has set a hearing date on a bid by media organizations to unseal search warrant records in the investigation of the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds on the Las Vegas Strip.

Woman sentenced to 42 to 94 years in son's beating death

A woman who pleaded guilty to murder in the beating death of her 3-year-old son in a mobile home near Philadelphia has been sentenced to 42 to 94 years in prison.

Tillerson softens US stance on possible talks with NKorea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday softened America's stance on possible talks with North Korea, calling it "unrealistic" to expect the nuclear-armed country to come to the table ready to give up a weapons of mass destruction program that it invested so much in developing.

DA: Lab delays stall indictment of man charged in 8 deaths

A Mississippi prosecutor says grand jurors won't consider charges this year against a man accused of killing eight people in May.

Informant testifies against ex-cop accused in terror trial

Jurors are hearing from an FBI informant who played a key role in a sting against a police officer accused of attempting to support the Islamic State.

Comment about Jews by Roy Moore's wife sparks new ridicule

The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their attorneys "is a Jew." Speaking at a campaign rally Monday night in Midland City, Alabama, Kayla Moore pointed out that her ...

Naked man crashes into truck, runs in traffic, jumps on vehicles near DC airport

Wild video shows the scene after a naked man crashed a truck near Washington Dulles International Airport, began running in the roadway and jumping on multiple vehicles Tuesday afternoon.

State park fire grows; official confident lodges will stand

A spreading wildfire has destroyed a building in Custer State Park in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

2 plead guilty in assault over cold chicken at food stand

A Georgia couple accused of punching a mother and daughter over being served cold chicken have pleaded guilty to the crime.

Crews struggle to keep wildfire flames from coastal California neighborhoods

The fifth largest wildfire in California history is expanding — into an area of California that has remained in at least moderate drought, even after last winter's powerful rains and heavy mountain snowfall eliminated drought symptoms in much of the rest of the state.

The Latest: Wildfire grows larger in Custer State Park

The Latest on a wildfire at Custer State Park in South Dakota's Black Hills : 4:25 p.m.

Wounded Warrior Project gives Ohio families a Christmas to remember

Families across the state of Ohio were able to get into the holiday spirit last week when the Wounded Warrior Project treated veterans and their loved ones to a heartwarming Christmas experience.

Some successful, and failed, attacks in NYC since 9/11

Terrorists have struck, or tried to strike, New York City several times since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Decision day in Alabama after long, bitter Senate campaign

Voters finally lined up and voted across Alabama Tuesday after a scandal-stained Senate election campaign that tested the limits of party loyalty in the age of President Donald Trump and — win or lose — promised significant political consequences for Republicans everywhere.

Birth-control coverage fight faces key hearing in California

The state of California and the Trump administration will square off Tuesday before a U.S. judge who will decide whether to block new rules allowing more employers to opt out of birth control coverage for women.

Mom who posted video of bullied son denies being racist

A Tennessee woman who posted a video of her tearful son recounting being bullied at school has appeared on national media outlets to deflect accusations of racism.

Man sentenced in crash that killed 2 after Easter Egg hunt

A New Jersey man who pleaded guilty in a head-on car crash that killed an elderly couple returning home with family from an Easter egg hunt has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

Kaepernick's visit to meet New York prison inmates irks correction officers

The city allowed Colin Kaepernick to make a surprise visit to Rikers Island Tuesday to meet with inmates — enraging correction officers who feel the stunt will only endanger them.

Texas middle school teacher, 31, accused of sex with child in church group

A teacher in Texas was arrested Tuesday following an alleged sexual relationship with a minor she reportedly met while volunteering at a church.

Woman pleads guilty after son's freezing death

A North Carolina woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 3-year-old son, who froze to death earlier this year.

New York commuters return to bombing site, shrug off attack

New York subway riders are shrugging off the city's latest attack.

State rests case in trial involving slain football player

The state has rested its case in a murder trial involving the 2015 death of a Tennessee teenager who shielded friends from gunfire.

Port Authority bombing suspect's family face backlash after chastising authorities

Family members of the failed New York City terror bomber were blasted on social media Tuesday after they accused police of heavy-handed tactics -- a charge that came mere hours after their son attempted to massacre civilians in a crowded subway passageway.

School bus erupts in flames, killing student and driver in Iowa

A school bus driver and a student were killed early Tuesday when a school bus caught fire in western Iowa, officials said.

Man pleads not guilty to killing former NBA player Wright

A man charged with killing former NBA player Lorenzen Wright more than seven years ago in Tennessee has pleaded not guilty.

Arkansas panel clears way for new Ten Commandments marker

An Arkansas commission has cleared the way for the installation of another Ten Commandments monument outside the state Capitol, months after a prior marker was destroyed by a man who crashed his car into the statue while livestreaming it on Facebook.

Port Authority bombing suspect wrote on Facebook: 'Trump you failed to protect your nation'

The Bangladeshi man accused of strapping a pipe bomb to his body and detonating it in a subway passageway Monday wrote on Facebook before the attack that President Trump failed to protect' the U.S. and left handwritten notes in his home saying, O America, die in your rage,' a criminal complaint ...

The Latest: Trump reiterates call for immigration overhaul

The Latest on the blast in the New York City subway system : 8:20 a.m.

Sessions: terror attacks show immigration a security issue

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that an attack on the New York City subway system showed in the "starkest terms" that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue.

Port Authority bomber brought down by officers with military training

Three of the four hero police officers credited with taking down the Port Authority terrorist are former members of the military who ran toward the scene of the pipe bomb blast as panicked commuters fled in the other direction, their union spokesperson says.

Woman with 84 Great Danes guilty of animal cruelty charges

A judge has found a woman guilty of 10 animal cruelty charges after 84 Great Danes were seized from her New Hampshire home.

Oklahoma judge dismisses review of domestic violence case

An Oklahoma judge has dismissed a lawsuit to re-examine the case of a woman who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for failing to report that her boyfriend abused her children.

New Yorkers shrug off attack; crowds return to bombing site

New York subway riders are shrugging off the city's latest attack.

Prosecutors say suspect taunted Trump before subway bombing

A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, authorities said, but it gave new fuel to President Donald Trump's push to limit immigration.