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North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 U.S. House race

16 May 2019

A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" won a decisive victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 2018 congressional race marred by election fraud. | Video

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York

14 May 2019

U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday.

Connecticut man faces up to 140 years in prison for threatening to kill Trump, others

12 May 2019

A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill U.S. President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court documents.

Selfless teen killed in Colorado school shooting loved robotics, helping the elderly

09 May 2019

(The story corrected source in paragraph 11 of May 8 story.)

Selfless teen killed in Colorado school shooting loved robotics, helping the elderly

09 May 2019

Kendrick Ray Castillo, the 18-year-old who sacrificed his life to save other students during a shooting in a suburban Denver high school, loved robotics, helping the elderly in his community and making people laugh, his friend told Reuters.

Pregnancy-related deaths, mostly preventable, occur up to a year after birth: CDC

07 May 2019

NEW YORK Some 700 women in the United States die from pregnancy-related complications each year, up to a year after giving birth, and the deaths are usually preventable, according to a study released by U.S. health officials on Tuesday.

77% of Americans say kids should get measles shot even if parents object: Reuters Poll

07 May 2019

NEW YORK Three out of four Americans believe children should be vaccinated against measles even if their parents object, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found, showing little sympathy for the anti-vaccination movement that U.S. officials blame for the ongoing outbreak.

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois

03 May 2019

The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused widespread flooding, a national hydrologist said on Friday.

Accused gunman in North Carolina college shooting skips court appearance

02 May 2019

A former student at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte waived his right to a court appearance on Thursday, a prosecutor said, after police say the suspect opened fire in a crowded classroom on Tuesday, killing two students and injuring four.

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives

02 May 2019

A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by tackling the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top law enforcement official said on Wednesday. | Video

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