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Storms Bring Tornadoes, Floods, Power Outages Across the US

Storms were blamed for two deaths and left hundreds of thousands of people without power across the southern United States, forecasters said.

Colorado Shooter Says He Targeted Kids Over Gender Taunts

Colorado school shooting suspect told police he planned the attack for weeks and intended to target classmates who repeatedly mocked his gender identity.

Slain Sacramento Officer Remembered at Graduation Ceremony

New Sacramento police officers held a moment of silence for a rookie gunned down while helping a woman leave an abusive home.

Marijuana Use Doubles In US Pregnant Women To 1 In 14

Marijuana use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows.

Phoenix Police Chief Promises Change Amid Civil Rights Claim

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed while discussing a filmed police encounter that has caused a national outcry.

Listeriosis Infections Are Not Common, But Can Be Deadly

According to the CDC, approximately 1,600 people contract listeriosis each year from eating contaminated food and around 260 of them die from the infection.

Helicopter rescues climbers from near Mount Rainier summit

A helicopter crew rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the Cascade Mountain peak in Washington.

Boom in electric scooters leads to more injuries, fatalities

As stand-up electric scooters have rolled into more than 100 cities worldwide, many of the people riding them are ending up in the emergency room.

Topeka Zoo: Protocols weren't followed before tiger attack

A veteran zookeeper didn't follow procedures for handling potentially dangerous animals in April when she was attacked at the Topeka Zoo by a tiger.

Mass shootings in the workplace are rare and puzzling

While workplace shootings remain rare, they resonate among Americans who worry they might become an aggrieved co-worker's next victim.