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Category: National News

E-Cigarettes encourage kids to smoke tobacco but may also help adults quit

(ABC NEWS) – Electronic cigarettes could be a boon to public health or a major liability, depending on whether they help Americans quit smoking or encourage more...

UPDATE: 2 dead, 19 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

UPDATE: 1/23/18 at 1:45pm BENTON, KY. (AP) – Gov. Matt Bevin says two people have been killed and 19 injured in a shooting at a high school in southwest Kentucky....

Official: Americans killed, injured in attack on Kabul hotel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official says multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban’s weekend attack on the Intercontinental...

Michigan man arrested after phone threats to CNN in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — A Michigan man has been arrested after authorities say he threatened to travel to Atlanta and kill people at CNN headquarters. Federal court documents...

Teen accused of killing girlfriend’s parents ordered jailed

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia teenager charged with killing the parents of a girl he had been dating is being held at the county’s juvenile jail after...

Alaska hit by 7.9 earthquake; tsunami warning canceled

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the...

Diamond says he has Parkinson’s, retires from touring

NEW YORK (AP) – Neil Diamond is retiring from touring after he says he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Days shy of his 77th birthday, the rock legend...

FBI Needs Your Help Locating “The Chameleon Beard Bandit”

VIRGINIA (WOAY) – Special Agent in Charge Adam S. Lee of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Richmond Field Office, requests the public’s assistance in...

Senate Leaders Say They Have Reached A Deal To Re-Open The Government

WASHINGTON – Democrats are aligning behind a plan to reopen the federal government as the Senate heads toward a key vote. Several Democratic senators predict a...

Police: Group assaults man, sets him on fire in Virginia

ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say at least five people assaulted a man and set him on fire in the Virginia suburbs of Washington. Fairfax County police said on...