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Tornado slams Dallas; 4 killed in Arkansas, Oklahoma

Oct 21, 2019

A tornado tossed trees into homes, tore off storefronts and downed power lines but killed no one in a densely populated area of Dallas, but storms killed at least four people in Arkansas and Oklahoma

Panel backs removal of sheriff over school shooting response

Oct 21, 2019

A divided legislative panel has sided with Florida's Republican governor in removing a county sheriff accused of mishandling the response to a school shooting that killed 17 people

The Latest: Bushes home spared by Dallas tornado

Oct 21, 2019

The tornado that caused widespread damage in north Dallas passed closed to the home of former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush but caused no damage

Deliberate blackouts possible again in California amid winds

Oct 21, 2019

With windy, dry weather in the forecast again, California's largest utility said Monday it's considering shutting off power this week to about a half million people to try and prevent wildfires ignited by electrical equipment.

Torture video found in Alaska contains vital clue to killing

Oct 21, 2019

Losing a digital memory card that contained photos and videos of a horrendous killing may have been careless

The Latest: Florida panel backs governor in ousting sheriff

Oct 21, 2019

A divided legislative panel has sided with the state's Republican governor in removing a county sheriff accused of mishandling the response to a school shooting that killed 17 people

'America is running away': Syrian withdrawal turns chaotic

Oct 21, 2019

Angered by US withdrawal, residents of northeastern Syrian pelt troops as they drive out

Affordable housing among striking Chicago teachers' demands

Oct 21, 2019

Demands by striking Chicago teachers include more action to lower housing costs in the nation's third-largest city and more resources to help homeless students

Teachers union rebuffs Chicago mayor's request to end strike

Oct 21, 2019

Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants the Chicago Teachers Union to call off its strike before there's agreement on a new contract, but the union isn't having any of it

Funeral rescheduled for woman fatally shot by police at home

Oct 21, 2019

The funeral has been rescheduled for a woman shot and killed in her home by a Fort Worth police officer

Latest: Deliberate blackouts possible again in California

Oct 21, 2019

With windy, dry weather in the forecast again, Pacific Gas & Electric says it's considering shutting off power this week to more than 200,000 Northern California customers to try to prevent wildfires ignited by electrical equipment

Transgender woman's attacker convicted of assault

Oct 21, 2019

A man charged with felony aggravated assault in the beating of a Dallas transgender woman has been convicted of misdemeanor assault.

California governor wants investigation of high gas prices

Oct 21, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom has asked California's attorney general to investigate why the state's gas prices are so high

Union official: Fired Wisconsin school guard gets job back

Oct 21, 2019

A union official says a black security guard is getting his job back at a Wisconsin school after he was fired for repeating a racial slur while telling a student not to use it

Grand jury declines to indict monsignor in consent case

Oct 21, 2019

A Texas grand jury has declined to indict the onetime deputy to Cardinal Daniel DiNardo on charges he sexually assaulted a married woman in a case that raised questions about consent in the #MeToo era