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Manny Machado is drawing a lot of notice in the NLCS. It might not be the kind he wants. For seven seasons, Manny Machado has painted a flattering self portrait that figured to sell for $250 million or more at free agent auction this winter. Now, in the National League Championship Series, Machado is slashing his own masterpiece. By his  Search intensifies for missing teen, days after parents found shot to death in Wisconsin home When Jayme Closs's teacher asked her and the other students to consider how they would spend $1 million, the 13-year-old had a pretty simple answer. The blond-haired, green-eyed teenager, who has been described as a “sweet,” “quiet” and “loyal friend,” ...  Brexit: Commons vote must be 'unequivocal', says Raab The decision on whether MPs approve or reject any Brexit deal must be "unequivocal", ministers have said. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said the outcome of the "meaningful vote" due to take place in Parliament must be "clear to the British public". In  More charges filed against California surgeon, girlfriend accused of drugging and assaulting women Prosecutors filed more charges Wednesday against a Southern California surgeon and his girlfriend who are accused of drugging and sexually assaulting women. Dr. Grant William Robicheaux, 38, was charged with sexually assaulting five additional people, ...  Astros-Red Sox sign-stealing flap puts a spotlight on baseball's technology problem HOUSTON — What is clear, in the aftermath of Spygate II in baseball — or Spygate MMMDCCCLXXXIII, if you count the daily trickle of suspicions and accusations throughout the sport's history, most of them never aired publicly — is that an essential  Death toll rises from flooding in central Texas as rescues continue LLANO, Texas — Central Texas has floodwaters with no place to go. The Llano River is still roaring and still causing havoc to communities. At least two deaths have been blamed on the flood waters. CBS News came across an emergency team who found ...  Deceased Nevada Brothel Owner Still Expected to Win Election LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's most famous pimp tried to bring the state's legal brothel industry into the mainstream by mingling with celebrities, showcasing his business on HBO and staging outlandish publicity stunts. Dennis Hof's fame made him an ...  Mexican government sends federal police to intercept caravan of US-bound migrants MEXICO CITY — The government of Mexico dispatched two 727 Boeing planes filled with federal police officers to its southern border with Guatemala on Wednesday to intercept a caravan of Central American migrants who are trying to reach the U.S. border.  Medal of Honor: Trump awards nation's highest military honor to Vietnam veteran WASHINGTON – Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley's astounding heroism in Vietnam 50 years ago speaks for itself, so loudly that Wednesday he was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Donald Trump at a White House ceremony. Canley's daughter Patricia ...  Rod Rosenstein Defends Mueller Probe as 'Appropriate and Independent' Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended the special counsel's investigation into Russian election interference as “appropriate and independent,” a message that contrasts with President Trump's description of the inquiry as a “witch hunt” and ...  Missing girl Jayme Closs was likely home when her parents were shot dead: Sheriff Missing girl Jayme Closs was likely home when her parents were shot dead: Sheriff originally appeared on abcnews.go.com. A missing 13-year-old girl who authorities say was taken from her Wisconsin house was believed to be in the home when her mother ...  Boy who ate cookie baked with grandpa's ashes says it was like crunching sand A boy at a Davis, Calif., high school says he was one of the students who bit into a sugar cookie laced with the cremated human remains of a classmate's grandparent. Andy Knox recounted the Oct. 4 incident at Da Vinci Charter Academy to KCRA: ...  Canelo Alvarez is living his best life, calling his own shots as boxing's current cash king With a playful grin on his face, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez repeatedly waved hello to his infant daughter and gestured for her to join him on stage during his press conference Wednesday to announce his Dec. 15 fight against Rocky Fielding. With each attempt ...  Matt Nagy gives update on the state of Khalil Mack's ankle The Bears have seemingly dodged a bullet, for now. Following Tuesday's announcement that Khalil Mack would undergo further tests on the right ankle injury he sustained during Sunday's loss, Bears head coach had more optimistic news on Wednesday:.  California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges A California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged Wednesday with crimes against five additional victims in addition to two women they were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting. Dr. Grant Robicheaux, 38, and his girlfriend  Salmonella outbreak tied to raw chicken products sickens 92 people in 29 states: CDC An outbreak of salmonella connected to raw chicken products and resistant to some antibiotics has infected 92 people in 29 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC said on Wednesday that 21 people had been ...  Trump presents Medal of Honor at White House Last Updated Oct 17, 2018 5:10 PM EDT. President Trump presented the Medal of Honor Wednesday to Sgt. Major John L. Canley, a retired member of the U.S. Marine Corps, on Wednesday. Canley was honored for his service during the Vietnam War in ...  The New York Attorney General is investigating MoviePass' owner for allegedly misleading investors The New York Attorney General has launched an investigation into the parent company of MoviePass for allegedly misleading investors, according to CNBC. Helios and Matheson has faced criticism from investors in recent months as several assurances from ...  Large swaths of voters remain undecided on transportation ballot initiatives While Colorado voters largely have decided who to vote for in the governor's race, an inordinately large percentage of state residents have not weighed in yet on a pair of transportation-funding measures, leaving the fate of the state's overcrowded  'Better than the Olympics': Canadians line up for marijuana as it becomes legal MONTREAL — Just because they arrived at 3:30 in the morning, don't assume Montreal's first legal buyers of marijuana are stoners. Call them history enthusiasts, they said. “I might not smoke it. I might keep it as a souvenir,” said Tonino Ruggiero  Liberal Upper West Siders Get Their Revenge: Trump Place Sign Is Coming Down Few places in the United States are more staunchly liberal than the Upper West Side of Manhattan. And so few things are more galling to many residents of a residential complex there than the big letters that greet them at their building: T-R-U-M-P P-L  'The Conners' Killed Roseanne. Here's the Reaction So Far. What's the Verdict on ABC's “Roseanne” Spinoff, “The Conners”? In March, ABC brought Roseanne Conner back to life with its reboot of the beloved 1990s sitcom “Roseanne.” Less than a year later, it killed her off: “The Conners,” which debuted on Tuesday  Missouri Woman Who Blocked Her Black Neighbor from Their Condo in Viral Video Defends Her Actions Hilary Brooke Mueller is speaking out in the wake of the controversy surrounding the release of a video of her blocking a black resident in her apartment building from entering his home. The Missouri woman defended her actions after the viral video  Missouri Woman Who Blocked Her Black Neighbor from Their Condo in Viral Video Defends Her Actions Hilary Brooke Mueller is speaking out in the wake of the controversy surrounding the release of a video of her blocking a black resident in her apartment building from entering his home. The Missouri woman defended her actions after the viral video  California surgeon and girlfriend accused in additional rape cases Newport Beach, California (CNN) A California surgeon who had been accused of drugging and raping two women was charged with five more cases Wednesday, bringing the total number of alleged victims to seven. Grant Robicheaux, 38, pleaded not guilty ...  The Harvard Affirmative Action Lawsuit Reveals The Hidden Problem Of Colorism In Asian American Communities Affirmative action policies across the country are at stake as the Harvard University affirmative action lawsuit went to trial in federal court on Oct. 15, NPR reports. A group of Asian American students alleged that they weren't admitted to Harvard  Black kid wrongly accused of groping white woman: 'I don't forgive this woman, and she needs help' Jeremiah Harvey, a 9-year-old black child who captured national attention last week after a white woman wrongly accused him of groping her, spoke about the incident at a community meeting in New York on Monday. Someko Bellille, Jeremiah shared a ...  Audio Offers Gruesome Details of Jamal Khashoggi Killing, Turkish Official Says ISTANBUL — Saudi agents were waiting when Jamal Khashoggi walked into their country's consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago. Mr. Khashoggi was dead within minutes, beheaded, dismembered, his fingers severed, and within two hours the killers were ...  Republicans Will Repeal Obamacare If They Get The Chance, Mitch McConnell Says Republicans could make another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act if they retain control of Congress next year, the Senate's GOP leader said on Wednesday. The statement, which Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made in an interview with ...  Republicans Will Repeal Obamacare If They Get The Chance, Mitch McConnell Says Republicans could make another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act if they retain control of Congress next year, the Senate's GOP leader said on Wednesday. The statement, which Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made in an interview with ...  Republicans Will Repeal Obamacare If They Get The Chance, Mitch McConnell Says Republicans could make another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act if they retain control of Congress next year, the Senate's GOP leader said on Wednesday. The statement, which Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made in an interview with ...  Heidi Heitkamp's campaign mistakenly named them as abuse survivors. Now they want answers. Washington (CNN) The women incorrectly identified as survivors of "domestic violence, sexual assault, or rape" in an open letter from Sen. Heidi Heitkamp's re-election campaign to her Republican opponent Rep. Kevin Cramer are "beyond furious," ...  Heidi Heitkamp's campaign mistakenly named them as abuse survivors. Now they want answers. Washington (CNN) The women incorrectly identified as survivors of "domestic violence, sexual assault, or rape" in an open letter from Sen. Heidi Heitkamp's re-election campaign to her Republican opponent Rep. Kevin Cramer are "beyond furious," ...  At least 19 killed in attack on college in Russian-annexed Crimea Last Updated Oct 17, 2018 4:08 PM EDT. MOSCOW -- A Russian official said a student attacked a vocational college Wednesday in Crimea, a rampage that killed 19 other students and left more than 50 people wounded, before killing himself. The comments ...  At least 19 killed in attack on college in Russian-annexed Crimea Last Updated Oct 17, 2018 4:08 PM EDT. MOSCOW -- A Russian official said a student attacked a vocational college Wednesday in Crimea, a rampage that killed 19 other students and left more than 50 people wounded, before killing himself. The comments ...  Harvard Admissions Dean Largely Ignored Report on Factors Affecting Asian-American Applicants BOSTON—Were admission to Harvard based solely on academic merit, Asian-Americans would comprise 43% of the freshman class, while African-Americans would make up less than 1%, according to an internal Harvard report discussed at a trial here ...  Trump ditches 144-year-old postal pact that boosts Chinese retailers President Trump moved Wednesday to withdraw from a 144-year-old international postal agreement that enables businesses in China to mail small packages to the United States at a hefty discount, an arrangement government officials said boosts foreign ...  Melania Trump's plane unexpectedly turns around, returns to military base Last Updated Oct 17, 2018 4:32 PM EDT. A plane carrying first lady Melania Trump unexpectedly turned around shortly after taking off from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Wednesday morning, according to a press pool report. The plane landed safely at ...  Watch: Trump awards the Medal of Honor to Vietnam veteran John Canley [The stream is slated to start at 4 p.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] President Donald Trump on Wednesday is set to award the Medal of Honor — the U.S. military's highest honor — to retired Marine Corps  The FBI asks for the public's help in finding missing girl whose parents were found dead (CNN) Two days have passed since Jayme Closs' parents were found dead and the 13-year-old girl vanished. But as investigators scramble to find her, few answers have emerged. More than 400 tips have poured in since Jayme disappeared from her ...  Twitter Posts Millions of Tweets Linked to Russia, Iran Twitter Inc. has published data sets comprising millions of tweets, images and videos and thousands of accounts linked to operatives based in Russia and Iran, shedding light on how bad actors outside the U.S. sought to manipulate social-media discourse  Want to get into Harvard? Trial sheds light on its preferred SAT score What SAT or ACT score does Harvard require for an applicant to be a serious contender? In education and admissions circles, that's been a long-sought but closely guarded secret. But a closely watched trial in Boston this week has cracked open the vault  Honduran migrant caravan grows to 4000 amid spike in US border crossings WASHINGTON — A caravan of migrants fleeing Honduras has grown to 4,000 and the Mexican government has sent an additional 500 federal police to its border with Guatemala in anticipation of their arrival, according to U.S. government documents ...  Texas high school students won't graduate unless they watch video on how to interact with police (CNN) Starting this school year, English, history and math, are not the only classes required to graduate high school in Texas. A new state law requires students in grades nine through 12 to receive a class, paired with a 16-minute video, that aims to  Watch what happens when a small drone hits a plane at 238 miles per hour Researchers at the University of Dayton Research Institute are showing what can happen when a small drone strikes the wing of an aircraft. The team mimicked a collision between a 2.1-pound DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter and a Mooney M20 aircraft.  John Roberts touts collegiality, but Supreme Court's record suggests otherwise (CNN) In the wake of the divisive Brett Kavanaugh hearings, Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday tried to assure the public that the US Supreme Court serves the whole country, not one political party over another, and that it is committed to collegiality.  More than 21K have voted early in Fulton; technology issues resolved The man strode from the Fulton County Government Center with the state's trademark “I'm a Georgia voter” sticker already slapped onto his windbreaker. Michael Elloie was one of many thousands of Fulton residents who cast a ballot during the first few  Menendez calls Hugin 'desperate' and 'a liar' after prostitution ad airs HACKENSACK, N.J. — An angry Sen. Bob Menendez on Wednesday ripped into Republican opponent Bob Hugin, labeling him a “slimeball,” and a “liar” for airing a commercial that dredges up old, unsubstantiated allegations that Menendez solicited ...  Menendez calls Hugin 'desperate' and 'a liar' after prostitution ad airs HACKENSACK, N.J. — An angry Sen. Bob Menendez on Wednesday ripped into Republican opponent Bob Hugin, labeling him a “slimeball,” and a “liar” for airing a commercial that dredges up old, unsubstantiated allegations that Menendez solicited ...  Trump asks Cabinet secretaries for 5% budget cut Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump on Wednesday instructed every agency secretary in his Cabinet to cut 5% from their budget for next year. "I think you'll all be able to do it. There may be a special exemption, perhaps. I don't know who that ...  Beto O'Rourke Shifts Gears, Goes Full Offense In Ted Cruz Attack Ads Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke repeatedly called Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) dishonest and overly ambitious in their second debate Tuesday night, and now he's unveiled a handful of ads criticizing his opponent. O'Rourke had been running a ...  Why Many Native Americans Are Angry With Elizabeth Warren If Senator Elizabeth Warren thought that releasing her DNA test results showing Native American ancestry would neutralize a Republican line of attack, she was wrong. The test — part of her strategic preparations for a likely presidential campaign  NC high school students rank near the bottom on the ACT exam. There's a reason why. North Carolina high school students continue to rank near the bottom of the nation on the ACT exam, but there's at least a partial reason for the state's performance. New results released Wednesday from the Class of 2018 show that North Carolina's  Odds Are, Your Next Governor Will Be A Democrat In the midterm elections for the House and Senate, Democrats are very likely to win the majority of votes, but they face structural barriers to winning the majority of seats. In the House, for instance, we project that Democrats would need to win the  Mega Millions tweaked the odds to create monster jackpots. It worked. They don't buy lottery tickets. Not habitually, anyway. But the jackpot chasers typically emerge when they see the Mega Millions prize tick up and up and up, and they figure, “Hell, why not?” That's by design. And if you have noticed a run of eye  Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio sues New York Times for libel Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who lost his U.S. Senate bid in August, filed a lawsuit against The New York Times and one of its opinion writers over an opinion piece that he says contains ''several false, defamatory factual assertions" that he  Pritzker opens the door to tax attack—and Rauner allies walk right in The Rauner-allied Illinois Policy Institute says the Dem candidate for governor would double the state income tax. Pritzker has been too vague on his plans, but this analysis is badly flawed. Greg Hinz. On Politics. Tweet · Share · Share · Share  Medal of Honor: Trump awards nation's highest military honor to Vietnam veteran WASHINGTON – Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley's astounding heroism in Vietnam 50 years ago speaks for itself, so loudly that Wednesday he'll be awarded the Medal of Honor by President Donald Trump at a White House ceremony. Canley's daughter ...  Why Patriots' Trey Flowers Is A 'Big-Name Guy' In NFL Coaching Circles Quick: Name the best edge rushers in the NFL. Guys like Von Miller and Myles Garrett come to mind, as does Chicago Bears superstar Khalil Mack. But New England Patriots defensive end Trey Flowers certainly isn't in that conversation — unless that ...  Treasury official charged in leak of bank data about Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, Maria Butina WASHINGTON – A Treasury Department official was charged with leaking sensitive bank data to a reporter related to a series of high-profile government defendants, including former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, campaign deputy Rick Gates and ...  Hurricane Michael Ravaged the Florida Panhandle. Will Residents Be Able to Vote? Hurricane Michael was the worst storm to ever strike the Florida Panhandle, and it left a trail of destruction in its wake: it leveled buildings, knocked out electricity and cellphone service, and left thousands homeless and 16 dead in Florida. And  Floyd Mayweather confident that fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov will happen Retired, undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather says a boxing match against undefeated UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is "happening," although he has not offered any details. Mayweather (50-0) retired from boxing in August 2017, immediately ...  Sound familiar? Trump claims there are scientists on “both sides” of the issue of climate change President Donald Trump said he has a "natural instinct for science" that provides his insight into the realities of climate change. In an interview with the Associated Press published Wednesday, the president restated his belief that our climate is  Sound familiar? Trump claims there are scientists on “both sides” of the issue of climate change President Donald Trump said he has a "natural instinct for science" that provides his insight into the realities of climate change. In an interview with the Associated Press published Wednesday, the president restated his belief that our climate is  Divers swim through 90 feet of raw sewage to unclog giant, hairy 'fatberg' A team of divers in South Carolina went plunging to the dirtiest depths — up to 90 feet — in raw sewage to unclog pipes blocked by so-called “flushable” wipes, officials said. The Charleston Water System announced their assault Monday on social media ...  'Horseface': Does it matter that Trump ridicules women? WASHINGTON — Suffice it to say that “Horseface” and porn actress Stormy Daniels aren't what Republicans want to talk about three weeks from the midterm elections — or ever. A record number of women are running, most of them Democrats, in the first ...  Hillary Clinton apparently unharmed in parking-garage crash JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears to have been unharmed when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash. The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate was headed to a fundraiser for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of ...  Hillary Clinton apparently unharmed in parking-garage crash Hillary Clinton appears to have been unharmed when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash. The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate was headed to a fundraiser for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey in Jersey City on ...  Republicans hold judicial nominations hearing amid recess and Democratic objections Washington (CNN) Republicans continued their push to solidify a conservative hold on the nation's judicial branch by holding a sparsely attended Senate hearing on Wednesday that all Democrats -- and even a few GOP members -- chose to skip. Democrats ...  Republicans hold judicial nominations hearing amid recess and Democratic objections Washington (CNN) Republicans continued their push to solidify a conservative hold on the nation's judicial branch by holding a sparsely attended Senate hearing on Wednesday that all Democrats -- and even a few GOP members -- chose to skip. Democrats ...  Obama takes on '7 excuses not to vote' Washington (CNN) Former President Barack Obama is urging young voters to get to the polls next month in a new video that "tackles seven commonly made excuses for not voting." The nearly five-minute video was released on Wednesday by ATTN: and ...  North Carolina trooper shot and killed during traffic stop Last Updated Oct 17, 2018 12:47 PM EDT. WHITEVILLE, N.C. -- A driver opened fire on a North Carolina state trooper during a traffic stop early Wednesday, killing the 11-year Highway Patrol veteran, authorities said. The suspect was arrested after a chase.  Police fear for missing 13-year-old after her parents are found dead in their Wisconsin home When Jayme Closs's teacher asked her and the other students to consider how they would spend $1 million, the 13-year-old had a pretty simple answer. The blond-haired, green-eyed teenager, who has been described as a “sweet,” “quiet” and “loyal friend,” ...  First lady Melania Trump lands in Philadelphia after 'mechanical issue' aboard plane Corrections and Clarifications: An earlier version of this story mentioned the wrong date. The incident occurred on Wednesday. WASHINGTON – After experiencing a "mechanical issue" aboard her first flight, first lady Melania Trump arrived in  Senate Candidate Marsha Blackburn Says Voters Care More About Results Than 'The Story Of Their Day' Tennessee Republican Senate candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn said voters are more concerned with long-term solutions and judicial appointments than with flavor-of-the-moment news stories. She was responding to a question about singer Taylor Swift's ...  The New York Times' Profile Of Gavin McInnes Is Incredibly Tone-Deaf In a wildly tone-deaf profile of Gavin McInnes this week, The New York Times went to great lengths to avoid calling the Proud Boys founder a racist, sexist, fascist gang leader, even though he could be accurately described as all of these things. As  Trump Says All Cabinet Departments Should Make 5% Budget Cuts President Donald Trump said he will ask all cabinet departments to cut their budgets by 5 percent next year, after the federal budget deficit swelled to its highest level since 2012 during the first full fiscal year of his presidency. “We're going to  US Treasury official charged with leaks linked to Russia probe (Reuters) - A U.S. Treasury Department official has been criminally charged with leaking confidential documents relating to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, the Russian embassy and others, to a reporter from digital media company BuzzFeed ...  Trump's threats to cut aid from Honduras is 'not going to work,' says Dem Rep. Adriano Espaillat · Adriano de Jesus Espaillat CabralHispanic Dems want answers on detention of immigrant minors House lawmakers introduce bill to end US support in Yemen civil war Overnight Defense: Officials rush to deny writing anonymous ...  White Supremacist Rep. Steve King Endorses White Supremacist Faith Goldy For Toronto Mayor A man who spouts white supremacist views from his perch in Congress has endorsed another white supremacist vying to become Toronto's next mayor. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Monday tweeted out his support of Faith Goldy, a far-right white nationalist ...  White woman who tried to block black tenant from entering building speaks out ST. LOUIS – A white St. Louis woman who lost her job after a video circulated online showing her refusing to let a black tenant inside the building spoke to KTVI Tuesday. The woman, Hillary Thornton, said the man didn't have a key fob to get inside and  Beverly man to plead guilty to sending white powder to Trump sons BOSTON — A Massachusetts man is set to plead guilty to sending threatening letters with white powder to President Donald Trump's sons and others. Daniel Frisiello is expected to plead guilty in Boston's federal court on Wednesday.  US Arrests Treasury Employee Accused of Leaking Bank Records on Manafort, Gates The U.S. has arrested a Treasury Department employee for leaking confidential bank records pertaining to Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, the Russian Embassy and Maria Butina, who's been accused of being a Russian agent. Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards ...  Trump says each Cabinet secretary should slash 5% of their budgets after he pledges to cut spending President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will ask each of his Cabinet secretaries to cut 5 percent of their respective budgets, shortly after he pledged to cut spending and lower the U.S. budget deficit. "We're going to be asking for a 5 percent  Vulnerable Democrat Heitkamp apologizes for using names of abuse survivors without consent in ad Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) apologized on Tuesday for including the names of domestic violence and sexual abuse survivors without their consent in a campaign ad aimed at her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer, which was published as an open letter ...  Soccer While Black: #GolfCartGail Calls Cops on Father Cheering on Son at Soccer Game A white woman answered the age-old question “Can I kick it?” with a definitieve “no” when she called her cousins (aka the police) on a father who was cheering on his son during a soccer game. The white woman, who appeared out of nowhere riding a golf ...  The Fix's midterm Senate rankings: Heidi Heitkamp's seat is the most likely to flip With less than three weeks until Election Day, Democrats have managed to hang on to a narrow path to take back the Senate majority for the first time since 2014. But key races along that path appear to be narrowing even further in Republicans' favor  Heidi Heitkamp faces possible lawsuit after incorrectly naming sexual assault victims Women who were named in an open letter by the North Dakota senator said her 'political agenda interfered' with their lives. Jamiles Lartey in New Orleans and agencies. @JamilesLartey. Wed 17 Oct 2018 11.54 EDT Last modified on Wed 17 Oct 2018 15.52 ...  Woman defends herself after video shows her refusing to let black man into his own apartment building A white woman in St. Louis dubbed "Key Fob Kelly" by social media users is defending her actions in a new interview after videos of her trying to block a black man from entering his own apartment building went viral. Hilary Mueller told KTVI-TV, a Fox  North Carolina trooper killed in traffic stop shooting (CNN) A North Carolina state trooper was fatally shot early Wednesday during a traffic stop in Columbus County, and a suspect is in police custody, authorities said. Trooper Kevin K. Conner died after being shot around 12:15 a.m. near the community of ...  North Carolina trooper killed in traffic stop shooting (CNN) A North Carolina state trooper was fatally shot early Wednesday during a traffic stop in Columbus County, and a suspect is in police custody, authorities said. Trooper Kevin K. Conner died after being shot around 12:15 a.m. near the community of ...  WATCH: Video Shows Chicago Cop Shooting Autistic Teen Ricky Hayes Video from the August 13, 2017, shooting of 19-year-old autistic teen Ricky Hayes has been released 14 months after the incident occurred. The Civilian Office of Police Academy (COPA) posted the videos on their website on Tuesday. In August 2017, Hayes  Growing number of Republicans sounding a lot like Democrats ahead of elections A growing number of Republican candidates are sounding a lot like Democrats as they face midterm elections, co-opting Democratic talking points on issues such as health care, education funding and the #MeToo movement. Republicans around the country ...  Trump Jr. slams GOP establishment: 'They're used to just losing' ... headed to gutter from Avenatti's sledgehammer approach Trump Jr. to stump in Indiana for Pence's brother and governor hopeful Donald Trump Jr. blasts Beto O'Rourke: 'Irish guy pretending to be Hispanic' MORE slammed the Republican establishment in ...  Trump pulling out of treaty that cut rates for foreign postal deliveries to US WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will begin withdrawing from the Universal Postal Union, a United Nations treaty that lowered rates for foreign postal deliveries in the United States, senior White House officials said on Wednesday. U.S  Andrew Gillum hits Ron DeSantis over votes on Medicare, social security in new ad Andrew Gillum isn't campaigning as his city recovers from Hurricane Michael. But that didn't stop the Democrat's campaign from unveiling a new attack ad on Ron DeSantis Tuesday. A new 30-second ad bashes DeSantis, the Republican nominee for ...  Ohio Officer Gives Warning to Boys Waving BB Gun: 'Do You Think I Want to Shoot an 11-year-old?' Body cam footage taken from an Ohio police officer reveals the moment he was forced to confront two children who were waving a realistic-looking BB gun, prompting the officer to warn them of the potentially devastating consequences. The footage  Barack Obama Brutally Shuts Down People's Lame Excuses For Not Voting Barack Obama is done with people's lame excuses for not voting in the upcoming midterm elections this November. So, in a new “Get Out The Vote” video from media company ATTN, the former president amusingly picks apart seven common reasons people ...  Heitkamp: Staffer out after ad that named victims Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says a staff member who helped gather names for a newspaper ad that identified some victims of sexual abuse without their permission is no longer with her campaign. Heitkamp tells KFYR-TV that she is still investigating how her ...  Students must watch video on how to talk to police, or else they can't graduate from Texas schools Students in Texas must watch an instructional video about how to act when stopped by police officers before graduating because of a new Texas law. The 16-minute video, a byproduct of the Community Safety Education Act, opens with flashing lights and ...