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Faces & Names: Rumor has it Clooney's engaged

In Hollywood, George Clooney being a bachelor used to be as sure a bet as late residual checks and interminable Oscar shows.

'Golden State Killer' suspect, a former police officer, arrested after DNA match, officials say

Authorities in Sacramento, Calif., announced Wednesday that they had arrested 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo in the so-called Golden State Killer case. MUST CREDIT: Sacramento County Sheriff's Department1 / 2
The wanted poster for the man known as the East Area Rapist/Golden State Killer. MUST CREDIT: FBI.2 / 2
More than 40 years after the so-called "Golden State Killer" began to terrorize Californians, raping dozens of women and killing at least 12, authorities announced Wednesday that they had arrested ...

Astro Bob blog: Jupiter and Sirius Seesaw in Spring 

Last night, students in my astronomy class and I watched Sirius, the sky's brightest star, twinkle low in the southwestern sky at dusk. Meanwhile, the sky makes way for Jupiter ...

VA nominee faces explosive new allegations of drinking, wrecking government vehicle

FILE-- The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee is examining allegations that Dr. Ronny Jackson, now in 2018 Trump’s nominee to lead the Veterans Affairs Department, oversaw a hostile work environment as the White House physician and allowed the overprescribing of drugs, according to congressional officials briefed on the committee’s work. They have also received claims that Jackson drank too much on the job. (Tom Brenner/The new York Times/Copyright 2018)
WASHINGTON - White House physician Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, wrecked a government vehicle after getting drunk at a Secret Service going ...

A Port Authority official berated and cursed at officers during a traffic stop. A dash cam was on.

There is, of course, no official manual on how to use an official government position to get officers to tear up a ticket, but for any enterprising self-help author looking ...

'Unique in the world' fossil footprints show a human chasing an extinct giant sloth

Two human footprint trackways at White Sands National Monument. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of Matthew Bennett/Bournemouth University1 / 2
Human footprint inside a sloth track. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of Matthew Bennett/Bournemouth University2 / 2
Each year 500,000 people visit New Mexico's White Sands National Monument to hike and frolic among gypsum dunes. Aside from the tourists, few animals in the region get much larger ...

Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies

HUD Secretary Ben Carson, seen here on March 20, has pushed for raising the amount that low-income families are expected to pay for rent. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Eric Thayer
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Wednesday proposed raising the amount that low-income families are expected to pay for rent - tripling it for the poorest households ...

ATV falls through ice on Lake Bemidji

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An ATV fell through the ice near Cameron Park on Wednesday in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)2 / 2
BEMIDJI, Minn. - No one was hurt when an all-terrain vehicle fell through the ice on Lake Bemidji on Wednesday morning, April 25. According to a Facebook post by the ...


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