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New York police commissioner to step down from 'a job that consumes you'

04 Nov 2019

NEW YORK New York Police Department Commissioner James O'Neill will step down to take a new job in the private sector, he said on Monday, about three months after his decision to fire an officer accused of using a banned chokehold that caused the death of a black man.

How one county scrambled to keep America measles-free

04 Nov 2019

NEW YORK In Rockland County, New York, a wooded suburb 30 miles north of Manhattan, a teenage boy lay in a room in an empty wing of a health clinic, in a fetal position, coughing.

Judge postpones trial of man who killed 5 at Maryland newspaper - Capital Gazette

30 Oct 2019

A Maryland judge on Wednesday postponed the trial of a man who fatally shot five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper, the newspaper reported, at the request of defence lawyers who argue the man was not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder.

Man who killed 5 at Maryland newspaper to argue he was not responsible for his actions

30 Oct 2019

Oct 30 The man who fatally shot five people with a shotgun at a Maryland newspaper last year will argue he was not criminally responsible for his actions because of a mental disorder at a trial that begins with jury selection on Wednesday.

Rising seas, stress levels spawn climate anxiety support groups

23 Oct 2019

RUMSON, N.J. On a rainy night in the basement lounge of a church, five people sat in a circle and nibbled on snacks as they talked about their personal struggles. | Video

New York man charged with killing four homeless men using metal pipe

06 Oct 2019

NEW YORK New York police have charged a man with murder for using a metal pipe to beat four fellow homeless men to death as they slept in the city's Chinatown district, authorities said on Sunday.

UPDATE 2-U.S. retains measles-elimination status despite worst outbreak in quarter century

04 Oct 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 4 The United States has kept its World Health Organization designation as a country that has eliminated measles even though it had 1,249 reported cases this year in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Friday.

Planned Parenthood to open large Illinois clinic as Missouri readies abortion ban

02 Oct 2019

Women's health provider Planned Parenthood is set to open a large facility in western Illinois this month that will provide abortion access for women in Missouri as officials there aim to shutter the state's sole abortion clinic, the organization said on Wednesday.

Republicans see impeachment backfiring. Democrats fear they may be right

27 Sep 2019

By Gabriella Borter, Brendan O'Brien, Andrew Hay and Zachary Fagenson | Video

Young climate activists accuse world leaders of violating child rights through inaction

23 Sep 2019

NEW YORK Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and 15 other young climate activists on Monday filed a complaint with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child alleging that world leaders' inaction on the climate crisis has violated children's rights.

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Democrats dubious as Trump dangles impeachment testimony offer

Democrats responded sceptically on Monday to President Donald Trump's declaration that he might be willing to testify in his impeachment inquiry and also said they were examining the truthfulness of his testimony in the Russia 2016 election interference probe.