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Teen activist Greta Thunberg says Global Climate Strike mission is 'much bigger' than skipping school

(NEW YORK) --  Thousands of young activists filled the streets by New York City Hall Friday for the Global Climate Strike.Participants joined together to strike ahead of next week's UN Climate Summit and NYC Climate Week, urging lawmakers to act on climate issues.More than 1,000 communities across the United States…... Read More

Car crashes into mall near Chicago, suspect in custody: Officials

(CHICAGO) -- A suspect is in custody after allegedly crashing a car into a mall in a Chicago suburb on Friday, officials said. Only minor injuries were reported in the incident at the Woodfield Mall, according to officials with the Village of Schaumburg, Illinois, which is 30 miles outside of…... Read More

'Botched' Area 51 event draws only around 100 people

(RACHEL, Nev.) -- The drama of the Area 51 event was meant to be out of this world, but the lack of humans brought it back to reality.After more than two million people responded on Facebook that they would attend the "Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us”…... Read More

Missouri governor sending state troopers to St. Louis to combat youth gun violence

(ST. LOUIS) -- To help combat a wave of violence and the recent rise in shooting incidents involving children, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced he’s sending additional law enforcement officers to St. Louis.On Oct. 1, Parson will send 25 state employees, mostly state troopers, to the city. So far this…... Read More

2 dead as flooding disaster brings Houston area to standstill

(HOUSTON) -- Torrential rain and deadly flooding is bringing the Houston area to a standstill, shuttering schools, canceling flights and leaving hundreds of cars swamped and abandoned. The remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dumped up to 43 inches of rain within three days in the areas between Winnie and Beaumont,…... Read More

Michelle Carter, convicted in texting suicide case, is denied parole

(FAIRHAVEN, Mass.) -- Michelle Carter, who as a teenager sent texts urging her then-boyfriend to kill himself, has been denied parole.Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2017 after her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, died of carbon monoxide poisoning from locking himself in his truck in Massachusetts in 2014.Prosecutors…... Read More

Thousands of young activists challenging lawmakers to act in Global Climate Strike

(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of thousands of young people are gearing up for the Global Climate Strike to raise awareness on climate change and urge lawmakers to create policies to help save the planet ahead of the United Nations Climate Summit next week.The march is building on a "historic surge"…... Read More

Prosecutors present chilling scene footage from deadly California synagogue shooting

(NEW YORK) -- Prosecutors presented disturbing surveillance video in a court hearing Thursday related to the deadly shooting at a California synagogue in April. The video shows the gunman storming the house of worship and targeting congregants with an assault rifle, killing a woman and injuring three others.The video was…... Read More

Sheriff reveals deadly realities of illegal immigration across US southern border

(PIMA COUNTY, Ariz.) -- Thousands of miles from Washington D.C. in Pima County, Arizona, Sheriff Mark Napier works on the front lines of the border crisis.He showed Nightline a section of the border barrier that “was and still is a major drug trafficking and human trafficking corridor,” he said.“We know…... Read More

Texas declares disaster as torrential rain wreaks havoc, grounds hundreds of flights

(HOUSTON) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared a disaster in 13 counties as Tropical Storm Imelda brought torrential rain and dangerous flash flooding to the Houston area, stranding residents in their homes, drivers in their cars and canceling hundreds of flights at local airports.Over 900 flights were canceled into…... Read More

El Paso shooting victim says his story is 'genuine' after police dispute his heroism

(EL PASO, Texas) -- The El Paso shooting victim whose story of heroism was disputed by police said he's standing by his recounting of the attack at the Walmart.Chris Grant was supposed to be one of 11 people honored by the White House for bravery in early September before he…... Read More