Near-record 'dead zone' predicted in Gulf of Mexico
Near-record 'dead zone' predicted in Gulf of Mexico

Scientists are predicting a near-record dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico - an area where the water holds too little oxygen for marine life.

Long-distance trip: NASA opening space station to visitors
Long-distance trip: NASA opening space station to visitors

NASA opening International Space Station to private visitors, starting as early as next year.

June 7th, 12:01 PM EDT
Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds
Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds

A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths.

June 10th, 3:11 PM EDT
Woman alleges 2008 sexual assault by UCLA gynecologist
Woman alleges 2008 sexual assault by UCLA gynecologist

A retired gynecologist who worked at the University of California, Los Angeles for decades has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients during exams and the campus is asking anyone who may have other complaints against him to step forward.

June 11th, 2:01 AM EDT
US Supreme Court will hear Montana arsenic cleanup case
US Supreme Court will hear Montana arsenic cleanup case

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether residents of two Montana communities can continue with their decade-long effort to get the Atlantic Richfield Co. to pay for a more thorough cleanup of arsenic after a century of copper smelting.

June 10th, 2:51 PM EDT
US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis
US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis

U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting that will focus on defusing the church's clergy sex-abuse crisis.

June 11th, 10:41 AM EDT
As bishops gather, prosecutors step up scrutiny of church
As bishops gather, prosecutors step up scrutiny of church

Attorneys general eyeing U.S. church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations.

June 11th, 3:21 AM EDT
Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally
Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally

The Southern Baptist Convention opens a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis.

June 11th, 1:01 PM EDT
Mistrial declared on remaining counts against ex-NFL player
Mistrial declared on remaining counts against ex-NFL player

Jury that convicted ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping 58-year-old homeless woman ordered to return after deadlocking on 8 other charges, including 2 more counts of rape involving 54-year-old hitchhiker, unconscious teen.

June 11th, 1:11 AM EDT
Judge: Obama center construction can move forward in Chicago
Judge: Obama center construction can move forward in Chicago

A federal judge in Chicago says he'll dismiss a lawsuit brought by a parks advocacy group that is trying to stop Barack Obama's presidential center from being built in a lakefront park.

June 11th, 1:21 PM EDT
Building materials helped spread Grenfell fire, US suit says
Building materials helped spread Grenfell fire, US suit says

An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference on the 2017 apartment fire in London that killed 72 people.

June 11th, 5:51 AM EDT
Pelosi says Dems 'not even close' to starting impeachment
Pelosi says Dems 'not even close' to starting impeachment

A resolution being voted on in the House would make it easier for Democrats to sue President Donald Trump's administration and other potential witnesses who refuse to comply with subpoenas.

June 11th, 4:41 AM EDT
Virginia primary has lots of surprise, no clear message
Virginia primary has lots of surprise, no clear message

Virginia's highly charged legislative primary elections are being closely watched as a possible political barometer for 2020 presidential election year.

June 11th, 1:21 AM EDT
Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank's father
Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank's father

A Massachusetts man who struck a friendship with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversary of the young Holocaust victim's birth.

June 11th, 12:21 PM EDT
California OKs health care for some adult immigrants
California OKs health care for some adult immigrants

Some low-income adults in California living in the country illegally will soon get their health benefits paid for by taxpayers.

June 10th, 12:11 AM EDT
Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests
Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests

New study suggests dog owners may affect levels of stress in their pets.

June 6th, 9:11 AM EDT
'Sell By' or what? US pushes for clarity on expiration dates
'Sell By' or what? US pushes for clarity on expiration dates

U.S. regulators want to clear up the confusion around date labels like "Sell by" and "Best by.".

June 6th, 9:21 AM EDT
Facebook invests in renewables with Texas solar project
Facebook invests in renewables with Texas solar project

Facebook is building a massive new solar farm in West Texas that's believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation.

June 11th, 1:11 AM EDT
Helicopter crashes on roof of NYC skyscraper, killing pilot
Helicopter crashes on roof of NYC skyscraper, killing pilot

The Fire Department is responding to a report of a helicopter crash at a building in midtown Manhattan.

June 10th, 2:21 PM EDT
Kroger recalls frozen berries that might have hepatitis A
Kroger recalls frozen berries that might have hepatitis A

Grocery stores owned by Kroger across the country are recalling store-label frozen berries because they might be contaminated with Hepatitis A. There have been no reported illnesses.

June 8th, 3:21 PM EDT
FDA: 'Influencers' promoted vaping without suitable warnings
FDA: 'Influencers' promoted vaping without suitable warnings

The Food and Drug Administration is sending warnings to companies that inappropriately pushed their e-cigarette formulas online through paid social media influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other websites.

June 7th, 11:01 AM EDT
Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff
Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff

Chefs, musicians and politicians are among the hundreds of admirers paying respects to famed New Orleans chef Leah Chase, who died June 1 at age 96.

June 10th, 5:41 PM EDT
Correction: Naval War College story
Correction: Naval War College story

The Navy says the president of the U.S. Naval War College has been administratively reassigned pending the outcome of an inspector general investigation.

June 10th, 9:21 AM EDT
US-China trade war sparks worries about rare minerals
US-China trade war sparks worries about rare minerals

Rising trade tensions are shining a spotlight on the 17 rare earth minerals needed for high-tech products like electric cars and robotics. But trade experts say China's rising tariffs and threats to stop imports of them to the U.S. are not cause for panic.

June 8th, 11:41 AM EDT
Abortions are legal in Guam, but doctors won't perform them
Abortions are legal in Guam, but doctors won't perform them

The first female governor of Guam says she's concerned that a lack of abortion access in the U.S. territory means women will be forced to seek illegal or dangerous alternatives.

June 7th, 1:11 AM EDT
Feisty Virginia primaries closely watched for national trend
Feisty Virginia primaries closely watched for national trend

A resolution being voted on in the House would make it easier for Democrats to sue President Donald Trump's administration and other potential witnesses who refuse to comply with subpoenas.

June 11th, 12:41 AM EDT

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