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Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctor

18 May 2019

Nearly 180 men who attended Ohio State University claim they were sexually abused more than two decades ago by a now-deceased doctor, and university staff who knew of the abuse failed to act, a report released by the school on Friday said.

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago

17 May 2019

Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release.

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder

17 May 2019

A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck.

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes

17 May 2019

CHICAGO More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and possibly tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thursday.

Tennessee to execute man convicted for wife's murder three decades ago

16 May 2019

A 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release, is scheduled to be executed on Thursday in Tennessee.

Alabama to execute man convicted of quadruple murder in 1997

16 May 2019

An Alabama man who was convicted, along with his friend, of killing his friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck is scheduled to be executed on Thursday.

Five U.S. abuse victims sue Vatican to release names of predator priests

14 May 2019

Five U.S. men who say they were sexually abused as minors by Roman Catholic priests filed a federal lawsuit in Minnesota on Tuesday against the Vatican, accusing the church of concealing the identities of thousands of predator clergy members.

Man charged with murder in machete attack on Appalachian trail in Virginia

14 May 2019

A Massachusetts man was charged on Monday with murder and assault in a machete attack that killed a hiker and severely wounded another along the Appalachian Trail in Virginia, according to papers filed in federal court. | Video

Accused California synagogue shooter charged with federal hate crimes

09 May 2019

A California nursing student accused of a deadly shooting spree in a San Diego-area synagogue and arson at a nearby mosque was charged on Thursday with 109 counts of federal hate crimes and civil rights violations, prosecutors said.

Denver to vote on decriminalizing 'magic mushrooms'

07 May 2019

May 7 Denver voters will decide on Tuesday whether to decriminalize possession of psilocybin, a hallucinogenic drug that puts the magic in "magic mushrooms," in a vote that would make the Colorado capital the first U.S. city to stop such prosecutions.

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