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California teen leads deputies to parents' house…

Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to a California home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, with some of them malnourished and chained to beds

U Penn student reportedly stabbed more than 20…

The Orange County Register reports that a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a California park had been stabbed more than 20 times. No weapon has been found.

Investors eye release of key economic reports

We'll get a read on new housing permits and overall consumer confidence this week.

Banfield slams Ansari accuser in open letter

HLN's Ashleigh Banfield blasts "Master of None" star Aziz Ansari's anonymous sexual assault accuser in an open letter.

13 People Allegedly Held Captive In California…

Police in Perris, California, are investigating a home where 13 adults and children were allegedly confined in squalid conditions.

Jeep updates Cherokee compact SUV to compete in hot market

Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand is giving the Cherokee compact SUV a major facelift so it can better compete in one of the hottest parts of the U.S. automotive market

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On King day, Trump mentioned as much as civil…

President Donald Trump was mentioned nearly as often as Martin Luther King Jr. by those commemorating the national holiday created in honor of the slain civil rights leader

Inmate convicted of giving fatal buttocks…

Authorities: Mississippi inmate convicted in case of fatal buttocks injections dies at age 58

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A nation commemorates…

All across the United States, people gathered to honor the civil rights hero, Martin Luther King Jr.

Simone Biles Says Former Team USA Doctor Abused…

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles says she was abused by Team USA's then-doctor Larry Nassar.

China's GAC to scrap Trump-sounding brand for US…

Chinese automaker GAC Motor will scrap the Trumpchi brand name it uses in China when it enters the U.S. market next year because it could be confused with President Donald Trump's surname

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Among 10 Things to Know: Where papal visit draws protests; Who criticizes Trump on MLK holiday; Why Democrats like their prospects for midterm wins.

Immigrant from Mexico, 2 sisters among mudslide…

An immigrant from Mexico and a pair of sisters were among the 20 people killed in devastating mudslides that brought tragedy and sorrow to the idyllic coastal community of Montecito, California

How faith led Dr. Mebla Beals to overcome hatred…

Spirited Debate: Dr. Mebla Beals was one of the Little Rock Nine and in her new book describes how her faith gave her the strength and courage she needed to combat hatred and anger.

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O'Donnell: I believe Trump is racist

Former Trump executive Jack O'Donnell tells CNN's Anderson Cooper that he believes President Trump is "racist," saying he made bigoted statements about African-Americans and Jews during a conversation he had with Trump.

Hawaii Employee Who Sent Missile Warning Has Been…

A spokesperson for the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency says the employee's new role "does not provide access to the warning system."

Senator to DOT: Press foreign airlines on JFK communication

Sen. Charles Schumer wants federal transportation officials to press foreign airlines to work better with the operators of New York's Kennedy Airport after winter weather woes cascaded into days of cancellations and delays this month

Cherokee Nation honors MLK while dealing with…

Leaders of the Cherokee Nation marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by acknowledging the tribe needs to come to terms with its treatment of former slaves, known as Freedmen

California highway to stay shut another week…

Crews working around the clock cleared boulders, trees and crushed cars from all lanes of U.S. 101, but California officials said the key coastal highway would remain closed for another week after being inundated during mudslides that killed 20 people

Hawaii’s not the first false alarm to cause a…

From false missile launch alerts to tsunami warnings, a look at past false alarms that have caused a panic

Cooper challenges Trump's 'least racist' claim

CNN's Anderson Cooper takes a look at racially-charged statements made by President Donald Trump following his claim that he is the "least racist" person.

How Martin Luther King Jr. Is Resurrected Through…

Artist Mark Ulriksen explains his inspiration for depicting Martin Luther King Jr. alongside Colin Kaepernick in his cover for The New Yorker.

1 shot, wounded in parking garage outside Rhode Island mall

One person has been shot and wounded in a parking garage outside a Rhode Island shopping mall, leading to an evacuation of the mall and a search for suspects

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The Latest: Missing man found safe after…

Authorities say a 53-year-old man has been found safe after the California mudslides, leaving three people still missing

Outgoing Virginia Governor Pranks His Successor

Playing pranks on your successor is a tradition among Virginia governors. When Mark Warner moved out of the governor's mansion in 2006, for example, he left a life-size cutout of himself in the shower for the recently elected Tim Kaine, the Washington Post reports. Kaine paid that favor forward four...

Hawaii false alarm raises questions about…

Widespread panic caused by a false missile alarm sent to residents and tourists in Hawaii triggers concerns about U.S. readiness for a real threat; insight from Adm. Robert Natter, retired U.S. Navy four-star admiral and former commander of the 7th Fleet in Japan.