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A Hamilton County, Ohio, judge on Friday gave custody of a transgender teen to his grandparents rather than his parents, allowing them to make medical decisions regarding his transition. His parents oppose his transition.
Californian man pleads guilty to identity fraud connected to Russian interference in presidential election
A California man pleaded guilty to identity fraud in a second case unsealed Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation into Russian interference in the US presidential election.
The US and Turkey will create working groups to tackle unresolved areas of tension, including Washington's anti-ISIS partnership with a Kurdish group Turkey staunchly opposes.
Mike Luckovich, a Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist, says anger and frustration over gun violence helps him continue to create drawings on the issue.
Jillian Peterson and James Densley say without further resources and followups, safety drills can help a shooter plan an attack just as much as it can prepare students to respond to one.
South Africa's newly installed President delivered his maiden State of the Nation address on Friday, declaring "a new dawn" that will "confront the injustices of the past and the inequalities of the present," before vowing to crackdown on corruption.
Ronan Farrow's report highlights a tactic called "catch and kill" -- where a publication buys the rights to a story and then buries the story as a favor to someone.
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Gus Kenworthy might have broken his thumb, but there's an upside to the injury, according to the freestyle skier.
Providing food in a box to needy Americans is nothing new for the federal government. It already supplies packages containing canned meats and fruits, juices, pasta, cereal and other nonperishable items to nearly 630,000 low-income senior citizens a year.
On Friday afternoon, the Justice Department announced that special counsel Robert Mueller had indicted 13 Russian nationals for their roles in attempted meddling in the 2016 election.
First lady Melania Trump eschewed the traditional South Lawn couple's walk to Marine One on Friday amid another adultery allegation scandal, opting instead to drive separately ahead of President Donald Trump.
The deaths of 22 more children from flu-related causes were reported Friday by the CDC in its weekly surveillance report. The virus is still widespread in 48 states.
Hillary Clinton urged political action Friday in response to the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, pushing her followers to "remember these feelings in November, and VOTE."
After previous mass shootings, there have been calls for more restrictive gun laws and more research, but not much has changed. This time, the script is different -- leaving experts wondering whether it will matter.
"It sounds very melodramatic, doesn't it? To say music saved my life." But it did, rescuing the world-renowned pianist James Rhodes from a horrific reality.
In the 18 years since Columbine rocked America to its core, the country has seen so many more mass shootings that the attack isn't even among the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern US history.
Vice President Mike Pence travels to the Texas-Mexico border on Friday in his first visit to the area as vice president.
A snowboarder wins gold. A doggy wins hearts. And fashion wins at the movies. It's time for this week's politics-free side of the news.