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More than half of Americans know they have a clutter problem

America’s clutter problem goes well beyond a junk drawer or two. More than half of people in a new survey admitted to a clutter problem at home. Buzz60's Josh King has more.         

School bus on fire kills driver and student in Iowa

A report of a school bus engulfed in flames came in just after 7 a.m.         

Iceland struggles with violence against women

Iceland has a female prime minister and some of the world's strongest laws on workplace equality and equal pay. It also has one of Europe's highest per-capita levels of reported rapes, according to statistics agency Eurostat.         

Gillibrand: Trump Tweet is 'Sexist Smear'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says President Donald Trump's latest tweet about her was a "sexist smear" aimed at silencing her voice. The New York Democrat says she won't be silenced on the issue of sexual harassment.         

Lawmaker who compared Obamas to monkeys accused of sexual assault

After comparing former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to monkeys in 2016, the same Kentucky lawmaker is now being accused of sexual assault.         

GOP Leaders Confident in Tax Bill Passage

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan was joined by his fellow Republican leaders on Tuesday to promote a tax reform bill and express his confidence in it passing before Christmas.         

New York subway blast suspect in Facebook post before detonating bomb: 'Trump, you failed to protect your nation'

Ullah was not on the radar of law enforcement prior to Monday's blast, officials say.         

Keaton Jones' mother responds to racism allegations, says photos were meant to be 'ironic'

Kimberly Jones told CBS News that her posts of the Confederate flag on social media were intended to be 'ironic' and 'funny,' not racist.         

Trump insists sexual misconduct accusers are 'fake news', as Melinda McGillivray recounts her story

President Trump tweeted Tuesday that the renewed attention on sexual misconduct accusations is 'fake news.'         

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies; 5 key contributions he made

Lee and his wife were grocery shopping at a supermarket just blocks from their home when he collapsed from a heart attack.         

Johnson celebrates girl no. 3: 'give me more estrogen!'

Dwayne Johnson is about to add more sugar and spice to his household of ladies, as he and girlfriend Lauren Hashian are expecting another baby girl.         

Charlottesville denies white nationalists’ anniversary rally permit

The city of Charlottesville, Va. has reportedly denied Far-right organizer, Jason Kessler’s application to host an event in Charlottesville, Va. on the anniversary of the deadly “Unite the Right” rally.         

Las Vegas massacre victim from Maryland will be home for the holidays, mom says

A bullet destroyed Tina Frost's right eye and forehead, leaving her in a coma for weeks.         

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed, who steps in as acting mayor, confirmed Lee's death.         

Damon considers the public's 'appetite for retribution'

Matt Damon says sexual harassment of any kind needs to be eradicated, but also claims "we've got to figure out our appetite for retribution."         

New York subway blast suspect charged with terror counts

Ullah was not on the radar of law enforcement prior to Monday's blast, officials say.         

Kayla Moore's 'Jew' comment raises eyebrows

The wife of Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is defending her husband against accusations of bigotry by pointing out his record on supporting African Americans and adding that one of their attorneys “is a Jew.”         

Netflix calls out 53 'Christmas Prince' viewers and Twitter claps back

Social media clapped back at Netflix Sunday after the online movie streaming company called out 53 people for watching a sappy Christmas comedy.         

ShowBiz Minute: Batali, Johnson, Stefani

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, facing sexual misconduct allegations, steps away from daily operations at his restaurant empire; Dwayne Johnson celebrates baby girl no. 3: 'give me more estrogen!'; Singer Gwen Stefani to wrap up Super Bowl week performances.         

Damon praises 'Downsizing' co-star Chau

Matt Damon calls his "Downsizing" co-star Hong Chau "amazing" after the actress scored a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in the movie.         

MacLachlan celebrates Globes nod with son

Actor Kyle MacLachlan thrilled to receive a Golden Globe nod for his performance in the "Twin Peaks" reboot, having also received the award in 1991 for his role in the original series.         

Gillan celebrates female Doctor Who

At the Los Angeles premiere of "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," former "Doctor Who" companion Karen Gillan says she's "so happy" that the long-running sci-fi series cast actress Jodie Whittaker as the new lead.         

Oklahoma veterinarian removes 21 pacifiers from dog's stomach

An Oklahoma vet removed 21 pacifiers from a dog's stomach last week, according to local reports.         

AP Top Stories December 12 A

Here's the latest for Tuesday, December 12th: Alabama votes in Senate special election; NY bomb suspect claimed Islamic State allegiance; Some Congressional Democrats say Trump must resign; California fire moving towards Santa Barbara.         

AP: Alabama Senate race analysis

Associated Press Southeast political correspondent Bill Barrow breaks down the Alabama U.S. Senate race between Democratic candidate Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore on the eve of the special election.         

N.Y. bomb suspect family protests police treatment

New York City bomb suspect Akayed Ullah's family says they're heartbroken and saddened by the suffering the attack caused. However, in a statement the family also said they're outraged by alleged law enforcement actions following Ullah's arrest.         

Opioid crisis strains families and foster system

The opioid crisis sweeping the US has hidden victims: Tens of thousands of children forced from their homes. The share of kids entering the foster care system due to a parent's addiction has reached a high, fueled by skyrocketing use of opioids.         

Crews light backfires to control Calif. Fires

Firefighting crews are lighting backfires to burn away dry vegetation and contain the massive fire that has burned at least 362 square miles northwest of Los Angeles.         

California wildfire threatens thousands of homes

California's biggest wildfire has burned through at least 362 square miles and has destroyed at least 683 homes. Thousands of homes are threatened as strong wind pushes the blaze through bone-dry land.         

Charles Barkley campaigns for Doug Jones

Former NBA star and Alabama native Charles Barkley campaigned for Doug Jones on Monday. Barkley told voters to stop looking like idiots and defeat Republican Roy Moore.         

Roy Moore’s wife: One of our attorneys is a Jew

The wife of Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is defending her husband against accusations of bigotry by pointing out his record on supporting African Americans and adding that one of their attorneys “is a Jew.”         

Roy Moore’s Wife: One of Our Attorneys is a Jew

The wife of Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is defending her husband against accusations of bigotry by pointing out his record on supporting African Americans and adding that one of their attorneys “is a Jew.”         

Charles Barkley Campaigns for Doug Jones

Former NBA star and Alabama native Charles Barkley campaigned for Doug Jones on Monday. Barkley told voters to stop looking like idiots and defeat Republican Roy Moore.         

Opioid Crisis Strains Families and Foster System

The opioid crisis sweeping the US has hidden victims: Tens of thousands of children forced from their homes. The share of kids entering the foster care system due to a parent's addiction has reached a high, fueled by skyrocketing use of opioids.         

NY Bomb Suspect Family Protests Police Treatment

New York City bomb suspect Akayed Ullah's family says they're heartbroken and saddened by the suffering the attack caused. However, in a statement the family also said they're outraged by alleged law enforcement actions following Ullah's arrest.         

Bannon Campaigns for Alabama’s Moore Before Vote

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon, spoke at Senate candidate Roy Moore's rally and argued that Tuesday's election is "greater than Judge Moore and even greater than the people of Alabama," casting it as a referendum on Trump's agenda.         

Today in History for December 12th

A divided U.S. Supreme Court halts the presidential recount in Florida, effectively making Republican George W. Bush the winner.         

Associated Press Alabama Senate Race Analysis

Associated Press Southeast political correspondent Bill Barrow breaks down the Alabama U.S. Senate race between Democratic candidate Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore on the eve of the special election.         

Alabama Senate hopeful Jones holds final rally before election day

Democrat Doug Jones held a rally in Birmingham Monday night, facing voters before polls open on Tuesday.         

School district, parents respond to Keaton Jones bullying video

In a video posted on Facebook, Keaton Jones described having milk poured on him and ham put down his clothes at lunch.         

Inmates battle to save famed rose garden from Thomas wildfire

The Rose Story Farm was in danger until fire crews arrived to save it         

UPS handles millions of packages a day. This is what that looks like.

A normal day at the UPS Worldport in Louisville is 2 million packages, but these days before Christmas are not normal days.         

Fake fundraisers, racism allegations against mother follow Tennessee boy's anti-bullying video

The heartwarming story of a bullied East Tennessee boy who received support from around the world grew more complicated Monday.         

Spirit boots breast-feeding woman from plane

The incident is the latest in a growing series of confrontations between airline passengers and crew.         

Dad frantically searches for missing son on Oregon streets

After a cross-country journey leaves his son homeless, a dad hops a plane for Salem, Ore., to try to find him.         

AP Top Stories December 11, 2017

AP Top Stories December 11, 2017.         

Police: 2-year-old Utah girl killed by sibling in gun accident

The child was accidentally shot by an older sibling who was moving the gun from one room to another.         

Latest NYC terror attack shows how tough it is to stop a lone wolf

'Your intel operations are looking for indicators,' Brian Michael Jenkins said. 'They don’t have an X-ray for a man’s soul.'         

Attorney gives son $4 million birthday party

Last year Thomas J. Henry spent $6 million on his daughter Maya's quinceañera. This weekend, he made sure his son's 18th birthday didn't fall short.         

Woman pleads guilty to killing pregnant neighbor to steal baby

A North Dakota woman has pleaded guilty to killing her pregnant neighbor, so she and her boyfriend could take the baby. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.