Interim President of Michigan State University and former Michigan Gov. John Engler testifies during a hearing before the Consumer Protection, Product

Michigan State President Engler says he'll resign next week

The former governor brought in to help Michigan State University recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal resigned Wednesday as the school's interim president amid backlash over his comments about some of the ex-sports doctor's victims.

Governors urge action to curb American addiction to speeding

January 16
Noninterstate rural roads are more than twice as deadly when it comes to speed-related crash rates than urban roadways.
Governors urge action to curb U.S. speed addiction.

Striking LA teachers will return to bargaining table

January 16
Actor, musician and activist, Steven Van Zandt, center, joins in support striking Los Angeles teachers and students on the picket in front of Hamilton
Teachers and officials in the nation's second-largest school district agreed Wednesday to resume contract negotiations in the midst of a strike that sent tens of thousands of educators onto the streets.
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Last round of stormy weather to hit California

California remained under threat of mudslides and blizzards Thursday from the last in a weeklong series of storms that caused deadly accidents, churning seas and widespread flooding concerns.
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FBI: Man wanted to attack White House with anti-tank rocket

A Georgia man accused of plotting to use an anti-tank rocket to storm into the White House was arrested in a sting Wednesday after he traded his car for guns and explosives, authorities said.
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Hearing set for suspect in Alabama mall shooting

A judge in Alabama has scheduled a hearing for a man charged in gunfire that sparked a fatal police shooting which set off weeks of protests near Birmingham.
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MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Wednesday:7-7-3(seven, seven, three)29-32-37-40-42(twenty-nine, thirty-two, thirty-seven, forty, forty-two)Estimated jackpot: $300,00003-21-42-45-51, Star Ball: 5, ASB: 3(three, twenty-one, forty-two, forty-five, fifty-one;…
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto America' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Lotto America" game were:03-21-42-45-51, Star Ball: 5, ASB: 3(three, twenty-one, forty-two, forty-five, fifty-one;…
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Judge set to issue verdict in Chicago police cover-up case

A judge is set to announce a verdict Thursday for three Chicago police officers accused of lying in their reports to protect the white officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald.
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Government shutdown taking toll on wildfire preparations

Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year's fire season and fear the government shutdown could make it even more difficult than one of the worst in history.
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Michigan State to hire interim leader after Engler resigns

Michigan State University is poised to name a new interim president Thursday after the former governor who was brought in to help it recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal resigned under pressure, amid backlash over his comments about some of the ex-sports doctor's victims.
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LA teachers, district resume negotiations amid strike

Teachers and officials in the nation's second-largest school district return to the bargaining table on Thursday, hoping to end a strike that has been costly and divisive.
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Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis

Microsoft pledged $500 million to address homelessness and develop affordable housing in response to the Seattle region's widening affordability gap.
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January 16

Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

ORLANDO, Fla. _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:14-29-31-56-61, Powerball: 1, Power Play: 2(fourteen, twenty-nine, thirty-one, fifty-six, sixty-one; Powerball:…
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January 16

Battle lines forming ahead of a looming US privacy law fight

Consumer advocates and the data-hungry technology industry are drawing early battle lines in advance of an expected fight this year over what kind of federal…
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January 16

GOP dismiss suggestion that State of Union be postponed

A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government can provide adequate security, but Republicans cast her move as a ploy to deny Trump the stage.
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The Latest: Striking LA teachers return to bargaining table

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January 16

Bob Costas exits longtime home at NBC Sports

Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC's prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network's sports division altogether.
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January 16

New US strategy foresees sensors in space to track missiles

The Trump administration will roll out a new strategy for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system to protect against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter advanced weapon systems being developed by Russia and China.
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January 16

Who blinks first will matter in Trump, Democrats' wall fight

Of all the issues at stake as President Donald Trump and Democrats wrangle over his prized border wall, the latest snag is whether bargaining over the proposal should come before or after shuttered government agencies reopen.
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The shutdown today: Donors look to ease pain of shutdown

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Falling tree kills man as storm lashes California

A falling tree killed a man in Oakland on Wednesday as a powerful storm lashed Northern California with high winds and rain, authorities said.
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January 16

Asian shares track Wall Street gains on robust US earnings

Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday after strong earnings reports lifted indexes on Wall Street. But a report that the U.S. was investigating China's Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets from American companies limited gains.