2nd girl in Slender Man stabbing enters insanity plea

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The second of two young Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please horror character Slender Man enteredRead More

Aerial spraying for Zika virus begins in Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Aerial insecticide spraying to combat mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus is underway in Miami Beach. A plane carrying the insecticideRead More

California prosecutor to charge 7 officers in sex scandal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seven current and former San Francisco Bay Area police officers will be charged in a sexual misconduct scandal involving a teenagerRead More

US, Russia seal Syria cease-fire, new military partnership

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia early Saturday announced a breakthrough agreement on Syria that foresees a nationwide cease-fire starting on Monday, followedRead More

Construction workers take selfie skills to a new height

Construction workers in Los Angeles took their selfie-skills to new heights. Workers on Los Angeles’ tallest building took a break to pose for a selfie—1,100Read More

FAA warns airline passengers not to use Samsung smartphone

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. aviation safety officials took the extraordinary step late Thursday of warning airline passengers not to turn on or charge a new-modelRead More

Church and state battle in a Texas high school after mural covered

(NBC) — It’s an issue of separation between church and state. A school in West Texas had a painting of the Ten Commandments as wellRead More

Lawmaker says Yosemite addition violates US law

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Yosemite National Park violated federal law when it added 400 acres of land it plans to preserve as habitat for endangeredRead More

North Dakota tribe’s request to stop work on pipeline denied

NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s attempt to halt construction of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipelineRead More

Police arrest man in theft from 93-year-old in wheelchair

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have arrested a man for allegedly stealing $600 from a 93-year-old woman’s bra as she sat inRead More