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Far-right terrorism in North America, Europe increased even as terrorism deaths declined: Report

(NEW YORK) -- Far-right terrorism increased in the U.S., Canada, and Western Europe in 2017, even as overall terrorism deaths fell for the third consecutive year, according to a new report.While they comprise a tiny fraction of total terrorism deaths and the overall threat picture is "encouraging," the report's author…... Read More

Demonstrators shut down major highway again to protest Alabama mall shooting

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Protesters on Tuesday evening once again swarmed a suburb near Birmingham, Ala., and blocked traffic on a major highway while demanding justice for a 21-year-old black man who was shot to death by police inside a shopping mall on Thanksgiving night.More than 100 demonstrators marched through a…... Read More

11 remain unaccounted for after deadliest wildfire in California history

(PARADISE, Calif.) -- Eleven people remain unaccounted for in Northern California after the deadliest wildfire in state history ravaged communities and claimed 85 lives.At one time there were a thousand names on the list of people missing or unaccounted for in Butte County, where the Camp Fire swelled to more…... Read More

Thousands line up overnight to pay respects to George H.W. Bush

(WASHINGTON) -- A lack of sleep didn't stop the thousands of people from lining up overnight to pay their respects to the late President George H.W. Bush at the Capitol Rotunda.Bush has lied in state since Monday evening. On Tuesday, he was visited by family, including former President George W.…... Read More

Storm set to bring heavy rain to Southern California before moving east

(NEW YORK) -- A slow-moving storm system continues to bring rain to California’s coastal cities and snow to the mountains.As the storm gets closer, heavy rain is expected Wednesday afternoon from Los Angeles to San Diego with some flash flooding possible. Also, ahead of the storm, gusty winds near 70…... Read More

College student in Baltimore hit with additional charges over racist graffiti

(BALTIMORE) -- A college student in Baltimore accused of defacing campus property with racist graffiti last month was hit with additional charges on Tuesday.Fynn Arthur, 21, allegedly drew swastikas and wrote racially motivated threats targeting black students on the Goucher College campus in November, the Baltimore County Police department said.Arthur…... Read More

Florida doctor arrested after allegedly drugging date

(BOCA RATON, Fla.) -- A Florida neurologist was arrested on Monday, accused of drugging a woman while out on a dinner date.Mircea Morariu, 50, of Boca Raton, was arrested on charges of poisoning food or water with intent to kill or cause injury after he allegedly placed crushed Xanax and…... Read More

20-year-old designated driver killed in head-on collision by allegedly impaired driver, police say

(NEW YORK) --  A 20-year-old New Jersey college student acting as a designated driver over the weekend was killed in a head-on collision by an allegedly impaired driver, according to police.Michael Sot of Clark, New Jersey, was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon, Casey DeBlasio, public information officer for the Mercer County…... Read More

Americans from all walks of life come to Capitol to honor President George H.W. Bush

(WASHINGTON) -- As a military honor guard stood silent watch, thousands reverently filed through the U.S. Capitol Rotunda Tuesday to pay respects to former President George H.W. Bush as he lay in state ahead of his state funeral Wednesday morning.Since Monday evening and all through the night -- with only…... Read More

Escaped Oklahoma murderer nabbed in Missouri with female accomplice

(ST. LOUIS, Mo.) -- A convicted murderer who escaped from an Oklahoma jail on Thursday by assuming his cellmate's identity was captured Tuesday at a motel in St. Louis, Missouri, officials said.Patrick Walker, 34, was taken into custody about 11:15 a.m. by U.S. Marshals at an Extended Stay America motel…... Read More

School investigating assignment that led kids to write racist version of 'Jingle Bells'

(NEW YORK) -- A class assignment went awry after high school students in New Hampshire ended up re-writing "Jingle Bells" to be a racist tune as part of an assignment about the Reconstruction period.An investigation is now underway after video of the 11th graders singing their Ku Klux Klan-themed version…... Read More

'I woke up when I heard a lot of screaming': survivors recall fatal Arkansas bus crash

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Ty’Jier Terrell says he woke up to screams and the sight of his fellow youth-football teammates bleeding as their charter bus rolled down an embankment just outside Little Rock Arkansas."I woke up when I felt something hit my head," 13-year-old Ty'Jier told CBS affiliate station WREG-TV…... Read More

President Trump to offer his private condolences to Bush family in Blair House visit

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Tuesday will offer their condolences to the “wonderful” Bush family during a private visit to the Blair House on Tuesday, the president announced by tweet.The president also said that Melania Trump will be giving former first lady Laura Bush a…... Read More

Colorado man who killed killing pregnant wife and daughters, moved to prison out of state: Officials

(DENVER) -- The Colorado man convicted of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters has been moved to a prison out of state, according to the Colorado Department of Corrections.Chris Watts was sentenced this month to life without parole for the murders of his pregnant wife, Shanann Watts, 34,…... Read More