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Ex-policeman charged with decades-old serial killings

California Serial Killer

A DNA match led to the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer in one of the most baffling...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 26, the 116th day of 2018. There are 249 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 26, 1937, German and Italian warplanes raided the Basque town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War; estimates of the number of people killed vary from...


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Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting a woman

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby has been convicted of drugging and molesting a woman


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Colleges are using consultants to manipulate student loan default rates, GAO says

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Fearing they could lose access to federal student loans and grants, colleges and universities hire consultants to keep student loan defaults in check. But these advisers too often encourage borrowers to temporarily postpone payments, rather than enroll in plans that...


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Koch network has an unlikely spokesman in new ad: Chuck Schumer

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Unless they’re being attacked, it’s rare for the political network backed by the conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch to feature a Democrat like New York Sen. Chuck Schumer in one of their political advertising campaigns. But in a new effort to show greater...


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Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears

Lynching Memorial

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of people lined up in the rain to get a first look at a lynching memorial and museum that opened Thursday in Montgomery, Alabama. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice commemorates 4,400 black people who were slain in lynchings and other racial killings...


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The best source of evidence for special counsel Mueller is Trump

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. If every FBI subject were as loose-lipped and oblivious as President Donald Trump, they’d need to build more federal prisons. His latest outburst came on “Fox & Friends” Thursday morning: “And our Justice Department - which I try and stay away from, but at some point...


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Waffle House hero raises $158,000 for victims' families as donations pour in

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. James Shaw Jr., who single-handedly wrestled an AR-15 from a gunman at a Tennessee Waffle House on Sunday, has now raised more than $158,000 for the victims’ families. And donations are still pouring in. Shaw has repeatedly said his acts were not heroic, that he was...


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NOT REAL NEWS: California bill would not ban Bible sales

Not Real News Bible Sales Ban

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Bible sales would not be banned in California under proposed state legislation, contrary to widely shared claims by multiple online sites. The issue emerged over a bill that seeks to classify selling or advertising gay conversion therapy as a fraudulent business practice...


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0.5K charity road race in Texas starts and ends with a beer

BOERNE, Texas (AP) — So many people have registered for a very short road race near San Antonio that no other “underachievers” are allowed to enroll. The first Boerne (BER‘-nee) 0.5K is scheduled for May 5 in the city of the same name. Organizers say their city permit won’t allow more than 100...


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The Latest: Waffle House suspect accused of charging woman

Waffle House Shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local): 12:00 p.m. A police report says that a man suspected of killing four people at a Waffle House in Nashville had come to the attention of police in eastern Tennessee...


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