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Among 10 Things to Know: Cold case of California serial killer breaks; Rival Koreas' leaders face high stakes at historic summit; EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

Oswalt Praises Late Wife's Role in Golden State…

"Goodnight, Michelle. You did good," comedian Patton Oswalt tweeted Wednesday, praising his late wife's role in the Golden State Killer case. Suspect Joseph James DeAngelo was arrested almost two years to the day after the death of Oswalt's wife, true-crime writer Michelle McNamara. She chronicled her 10-year-long hunt for the...

Barack Obama makes Melania Trump smile

Twitter erupts after former President Barack Obama makes Melania Trump smile. CNN's Jeanne Moos says it is not what it's cracked up to be.

Former President George H. W. Bush Out Of ICU

Former President George H. W. Bush has been moved out of the ICU at a Houston hospital, according to a family spokesperson.

Authorities probe allegations man was beaten by officers

State authorities are investigating after a homeless North Carolina man says he was brutally beaten by law officers while he was unarmed and crossing a street

APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe

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Accused serial rapist and killer undetected…

The suspected Golden State Killer became less prolific but deadlier after losing his job as a police officer

Former WH lawyer: White House is in disarray

Former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter slams the White House for their failure to properly vet President Trump's pick to lead the Veteran Affairs Committee, Ronny Jackson.

Seeking A Delay, Cohen Says He'll Plead The Fifth…

President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen says if the Stormy Daniels case moves forward right now, he won't answer questions in court.

Officials: 3-year-old killed in Pennsylvania fire was alone

Authorities say a 3-year-old girl killed in a house fire in Pennsylvania was home alone when the flames broke out

Manhunt underway for suspect in killing of…

A manhunt is underway for the suspect in what is believed to be the first killing of a law enforcement officer in Maine in nearly 30 years

Court won't return tigers, exotic animals to Ohio…

Another court is denying an Ohio man's bid to have his six tigers and other exotic animals returned to his roadside sanctuary

Comey on release of Trump memos: Fine by me

In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, former FBI Director James Comey says he's fine with transparency and that he's been consistent about his discussions with President Trump.

Calif. Police Arrest Suspect In Infamous 'Golden…

The "Golden State Killer" is believed to have killed at least 12 people and raped at least 45 victims in California in the 1970s and '80s.

Jury awards $67M to ex-miners who used defective dust masks

Two former coal miners in Kentucky who claimed defective dust masks led to their debilitating black-lung disease were awarded $67.5 million in damages in their civil lawsuit.

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Ohio man accused in terror plot seeks early…

An Ohio man has unsuccessfully asked a judge to release him from his 22-year prison sentence on a terrorism conviction

Cincinnati passes 911 center plan after trapped…

The Cincinnati City Council has voted to infuse nearly a half million dollars into an emergency call center that's come under scrutiny after the failed response to find a teen who was trapped in a minivan and died despite twice calling 911

Comey: I could be asked to testify against McCabe

Former FBI Director James Comey tells CNN's Jake Tapper he could be called to be a witness against former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.

After Sunday's Shooting, The Tennessee Waffle…

The Tennessee Waffle House where a gunman shot and killed four people Sunday says it will help victims' families.

Hawaii island may have broken national rainfall record

The National Weather Service says preliminary data indicates the Hawaiian island of Kauai broke a national 24-hour rainfall record during recent flash flooding

Editor who posted editorial on blog without…

An editor at The Daily Camera who published a critical editorial about the newspaper's owners without the publisher's permission has been fired

Corrections employees charged in prison…

14 South Carolina corrections employees indicted on federal charges related to bribery, bringing contraband into the state's prisons

Comey: I don't hate Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey tells CNN's Jake Tapper that President Donald Trump has a "bully-like" behavior, but he doesn't hate the President.

The Marshall Project Explains Compassionate…

Newsy partners with The Marshall Project to share stories on criminal justice. Here, reporter Christie Thompson explains compassionate release.

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Tears flow as victims of Waffle House shooting…

A Nashville community has rallied to support the victims of a weekend shooting at a Waffle House by stopping by to get a meal after the restaurant re-opened

House member seeks to stop turkey drop at…

A Nevada congresswoman wants her colleagues to ban the dropping of live turkeys from low-flying airplanes, as is done at an Arkansas festival every fall

Former President Bush out of intensive care…

Former President George H.W. Bush was out of intensive care and moved Wednesday to a regular patient room at Houston Methodist Hospital where he continues treatment for an infection that spread to his blood