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Teen Charged After Killing Mom’s Abusive Ex-boyfriend


A Bronx high school football player was arrested and charged in the choking death of his allegedly abusive ex-boyfriend. Luis Moux, 18, told the New...

  • An orca swims with its baby.  (VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

    SeaWorld Euthanizes 42-Year-Old Matriarch Orca Dying From Lung Disease

    SeaWorld euthanized a 42-year-old killer whale after concerns a bacterial infection could compromise the animal’s quality of life. Kasatka was mother to four, grandmother to... Read more

  • Customers shop at a Lowe's home improvement store on July 25, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. A shortage of new single-family homes in the U.S. is causing many home owners to renovate their existing homes rather than move, which is driving up earnings and stock prices for home improvement retailers.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    New Jersey Couple Scams Lowes Website, Orders $250,000 In Unpaid Merchandise

    A New Jersey couple is facing charges for a string of thefts carried out by exploiting a weakness in a Lowe’s website. The loophole allowed them to... Read more

  • Loretta Lynch (L) and Bill Clinton (R) (Chip Somodevilla and Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

    FBI Reopens Search for Documents on Clinton-Lynch Secret Tarmac Meeting

    The FBI is reopening its search for documents related to the secret tarmac meeting between former President Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch in... Read more

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    Firefighters Warn People Not to Keep Water Bottles Inside Their Cars During Hot Days

    Fire officials are issuing a public warning about the dangers of leaving water bottles inside vehicles during hot temperatures.   David Richardson with the Midwest Fire... Read more

  • Vice President Mike Pence is pictured during a joint press conference with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet at La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, on Aug. 16, 2017. (MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Vice President Pence Says He ‘Stands With the President’ Following Charlottesville Remarks

    A day after President Donald Trump said both sides were responsible for the violence in Charlottesville which saw one person killed, Vice President Mike Pence... Read more

  • Counter protesters, some called the "antifa," face down members of the "alt-right" outside Emancipation Park during the Unite the Right rally August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Antifa Protestors Crash Funeral of Heather Hayer, Show Up With Bats and Shield

    At the Wednesday funeral of Heather Heyer, the woman mowed down by a white supremacist—a group of anti-fascist protesters decided to show up armed.  The protestors... Read more

  • Beth Holloway participates in the launch of the Natalee Holloway Resource Center on June 8, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    Natalee Holloway’s Dad Discovers Human Remains: ‘I Was Shocked’

    The father of Natalee Holloway said that he’s discovered human remains in Aruba—more than a decade after the young woman went missing on a trip... Read more

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un arrives at a ceremony in Pyongyang on April 13. (ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)

    After North Korea Backs Off Threats, Trump Says It Made Right Decision

    The leader of the North Korean communist regime, Kim Jong-Un, backed down from his missile threat against Guam on Aug. 15. President Donald Trump responded... Read more

  • An undated file photo of a THAAD interceptor, provided by the Missile Defense Agency. (Handout / Reuters)

    US-South Korea Move Ahead With Missile Shield, China Seethes

    The South Korea and U.S. alliance is moving ahead with deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system, a Department of... Read more

  • People hold flowers at a vigil in Chicago on Aug. 13 a day after a call drove into a crowd at a protest in Charlottesville killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer. (JOSHUA LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

    Woman Slain in Charlottesville Remembered

    The grieving parents of the woman who was killed in Charlottesville when a car rammed into a crowd of protesters said that she was a... Read more

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    Woman Struck by Lightning in Her Kitchen

    A Georgia woman was just cooking in her kitchen when the whole world went blank—she was struck by lightning, she said. Tesia Swearingen, of Gainesville,... Read more

  • Baltimore city workers remove graffiti from the pedestal where a statue dedicated to Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson stood August 16, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    Statue of Supreme Court Justice Removed Along With Confederate Monuments in Baltimore in Overnight Operation

    Baltimore city contractors removed a statue depicting the fifth Chief Justice of the United States along with three Confederate monuments in an overnight operation that started... Read more

  • An image of Heather Heyer, who was killed when a car plunged into a protest, is posted to a flag pole in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Aug. 14. (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

    Trump Describes Heather Heyer as a “Truly special Young Woman” in Tweet

    A memorial service for Heather Heyer, 32, who was killed when a car plunged into a counter protest of a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville,... Read more

  • Richard Spencer (Vas Panagiotopoulos/Flickr)

    University of Florida Rejects Richard Spencer Event, Citing Safety Concerns

    The University of Florida rejected a request by a group headed by white rights activist Richard Spencer, who is president of the National Policy Institute, a... Read more

  • File photo of a Black Hawk helicopter, (John Vlahidis/Shutterstock)

    5 Missing After Black Hawk Helicopter Went Down Near Hawaii

    The Army and Coast Guard are searching for five crewmembers after an Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii,... Read more

  • The mysterious object found on Rhode Island beach.
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    Mysterious ‘Metal Starfish’ Discovered on US Beach, Experts Baffled

    A mysterious “metal starfish” discovered in Rhode Island is leaving experts and residents alike baffled. Several people even said it could be some sort of... Read more

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