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February 16, 2020

Police found more than 1,400 marijuana plants inside a building in Northern California
A man was arrested in West Point, California, after authorities discovered 440 pounds of illegal marijuana inside a building, the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office said. ... More >>

Pearl River is nearing historic flood levels as Mississippi residents flee their homes
Hundreds of people in Mississippi's capital have fled their homes as authorities fear the swollen Pearl River will soon unleash catastrophic flooding. ... More >>

The daughter of former US diplomat John Negroponte is accused of stabbing a man to death
The daughter of former United States diplomat John Negroponte has been arrested and charged with murder, police said. ... More >>

Student redraws US map. Her goal? To drive us mad
Some people just want to watch the world burn. But only a mad few decide to light the blaze themselves. ... More >>

Barr ordered re-examination of Flynn's case
Attorney General William Barr is ordering a re-examination of several high-profile cases, including that of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, US officials briefed on the matter say, in a move that could bring fresh scrutiny of the political motives behind actions at the Justice Depart... More >>

Kobach courts Trump as Senate GOP frets over Kansas seat
Republican leaders on Capitol Hill are fearful that the conservative hardliner Kris Kobach could cost them a crucial Senate seat in Kansas and potentially their narrow majority -- and are eager to find a way to defeat him in a hotly contested primary. ... More >>

Washington Post: Feds advanced Giuliani investigation as impeachment wrapped
Federal prosecutors in New York have advanced their investigation into President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, pursuing more documents and witness testimonies while the Justice Department simultaneously accepts information from the former New York mayor on Ukraine, according to Th... More >>

World must 'wake up to the challenges presented by China,' says Defense Secretary
Defense Secretary Mark Esper called on the international community to "wake up to the challenges presented by China," telling an audience of world leaders and top policymakers on Saturday that America's concerns about China should also be Europe's concerns. ... More >>

The BBC is nearly 100 years old. Will it survive the next decade?
Britain's public service broadcaster has been at the heart of media in the United Kingdom and many parts of the world for the best part of a century. Now it's facing a brutal fight for survival. ... More >>

This man says he's stockpiling billions of our photos
Clearview AI's cofounder Hoan Ton-That claims his company has scraped billions of photos from the internet, including popular sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube — all to help law enforcement solve crimes. But what does that mean for your privacy? ... More >>

Boeing's got bigger problems than the 737 Max
Fixing the 737 Max and getting it back in the air is crucial for Boeing. But it's not the only major challenge facing the embattled aircraft maker. Boeing also needs to focus on its next generation of passenger planes. ... More >>

Stolen by her babysitter, Woman meets her mother after 53 years
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Mural depicting civil rights leader defaced
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Class ring missing in '73 found in Finland
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Special needs cheer team making strides
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Girl receives heart transplant
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Produce store sues over denial of EBT eligibility
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Residents pack up, leave before flood waters arrive
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Governor creates gambling study group
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Girl honored for saving mother's life
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Man drives by ex-workplace with loaded AR-15
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Church holds active shooter training
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Volunteers distribute soap to combat sex trafficking
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Community on alert as search for student continues
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Horse shows what's possible for service animals
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Child set to get transplant has operation postponed
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Iowa Democratic Party announces interim chairman
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Dad works to wipe out lunch debt in KS schools
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Furniture store hosts 1st ever baby crawl
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