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    1,000+ tips lead nowhere in teacher manhunt

    1,000+ tips lead nowhere in teacher manhunt


    The search for teenager Elizabeth Thomas and the high school teacher police believe kidnapped her two weeks ago has generated more than 1,000 leads, most of them fruitless, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said...

    The search for teenager Elizabeth Thomas and the high school teacher police believe kidnapped her two weeks ago has generated more than 1,000 leads, most of them fruitless, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Monday.
    School chief appeals for girl's safe return

    School chief appeals for girl's safe return


    The superintendent of the Tennessee school board where a teacher is accused of kidnapping student Elizabeth Thomas has made an appeal to his former...

    The superintendent of the Tennessee school board where a teacher is accused of kidnapping student Elizabeth Thomas has made an appeal to his former employee.
    Suspect told her he was CIA, dad says

    Suspect told her he was CIA, dad says


    Tad Cummins' resume says he's been a respiratory therapist, a percussionist in several bands and, most recently, a Tennessee high school health sciences...

    Tad Cummins' resume says he's been a respiratory therapist, a percussionist in several bands and, most recently, a Tennessee high school health sciences teacher.
    How a kissing allegation led to a manhunt

    How a kissing allegation led to a manhunt


    A nationwide manhunt continues for an armed Culleoka, Tennessee, teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student just weeks after he was investigated for kissing her in his classroom, police...

    A nationwide manhunt continues for an armed Culleoka, Tennessee, teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student just weeks after he was investigated for kissing her in his classroom, police say.
    US Air Force may dump unbeaten jet

    US Air Force may dump unbeaten jet


    A 1980s-era combat jet that has long been hailed as the most successful dog-fighting aircraft in US history may have finally met its...

    A 1980s-era combat jet that has long been hailed as the most successful dog-fighting aircraft in US history may have finally met its match.
    As more US workers fail drug tests, employers turn to refugees

    As more US workers fail drug tests, employers turn to refugees


    Inside a factory near this lakeside city, a man holding a blowtorch is putting the finishing touches on a plastic rain barrel that will soon make its way to a home and garden section somewhere in...

    Inside a factory near this lakeside city, a man holding a blowtorch is putting the finishing touches on a plastic rain barrel that will soon make its way to a home and garden section somewhere in America.
    3 masked home invaders killed at residence

    3 masked home invaders killed at residence


    Three teens dressed in black and wearing masks and gloves were killed by a resident when they broke into a home, Oklahoma authorities said...

    Three teens dressed in black and wearing masks and gloves were killed by a resident when they broke into a home, Oklahoma authorities said Monday.
    ICE arrests rape suspect's father

    ICE arrests rape suspect's father


    The father of a high school rape suspect was arrested on Friday after it was discovered he was in the United States unlawfully, according to a statement from US Immigration and Customs...

    The father of a high school rape suspect was arrested on Friday after it was discovered he was in the United States unlawfully, according to a statement from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
    They met on the worst day of her life. Now they're married

    They met on the worst day of her life. Now they're married


    When Melissa Dohme Hill was 20 years old, she received a call from her high school ex-boyfriend asking to meet up one last time to gain closure. When she arrived, he pulled out a switchblade, stabbed her 32 times and left her bleeding by the side of the...

    When Melissa Dohme Hill was 20 years old, she received a call from her high school ex-boyfriend asking to meet up one last time to gain closure. When she arrived, he pulled out a switchblade, stabbed her 32 times and left her bleeding by the side of the road.
    Bible and rocks thrown through doors of Colorado mosque

    Bible and rocks thrown through doors of Colorado mosque


    Colorado police are investigating vandalism at a mosque after a person was seen on surveillance video throwing rocks and a Bible through the building's glass doors and prayer area on...

    Colorado police are investigating vandalism at a mosque after a person was seen on surveillance video throwing rocks and a Bible through the building's glass doors and prayer area on Sunday.
    NYPD cop who killed unarmed black teen quits before he's fired

    NYPD cop who killed unarmed black teen quits before he's fired


    A New York police officer who fatally shot unarmed teen Ramarley Graham during a 2012 chase, resigned Sunday after being found guilty by a department trial on...

    A New York police officer who fatally shot unarmed teen Ramarley Graham during a 2012 chase, resigned Sunday after being found guilty by a department trial on Friday.
    Harrison Ford called himself a 'schmuck' after plane mishap

    Harrison Ford called himself a 'schmuck' after plane mishap


    Actor Harrison Ford described himself as a "schmuck" after he mistakenly landed his small plane on a taxiway at a Southern California airport last...

    Actor Harrison Ford described himself as a "schmuck" after he mistakenly landed his small plane on a taxiway at a Southern California airport last month.
    Woman arrested three times as she tries to see President Trump

    Woman arrested three times as she tries to see President Trump


    A woman arrested late Tuesday night after she allegedly attempted to gain entry to the White House has been arrested two more times nearby. Police said she has told them she was there to speak to President Donald...

    A woman arrested late Tuesday night after she allegedly attempted to gain entry to the White House has been arrested two more times nearby. Police said she has told them she was there to speak to President Donald Trump.
    Pig-masked man among burglars to hit Bellagio

    Pig-masked man among burglars to hit Bellagio


    At least three well-dressed masked burglars, carrying sledgehammers, smashed their way into a high-end jewelry store early Saturday at one of Las Vegas' most luxurious...

    At least three well-dressed masked burglars, carrying sledgehammers, smashed their way into a high-end jewelry store early Saturday at one of Las Vegas' most luxurious hotels.
    Mindy Kaling disses Cory Booker and gets a date

    Mindy Kaling disses Cory Booker and gets a date


    It's like a modern romcom featuring a television star and a politician -- complete with a social media...

    It's like a modern romcom featuring a television star and a politician -- complete with a social media twist.
    Trump to dramatically change US approach to climate change

    Trump to dramatically change US approach to climate change


    President Donald Trump will sign a sweeping executive order Tuesday at the Environmental Protection Agency, which looks to curb the federal government's enforcement of climate regulations by putting American jobs above addressing climate...

    President Donald Trump will sign a sweeping executive order Tuesday at the Environmental Protection Agency, which looks to curb the federal government's enforcement of climate regulations by putting American jobs above addressing climate change.
    Inscrutable Gorsuch raises Democratic ire

    Inscrutable Gorsuch raises Democratic ire


    Appearing before a Senate panel last week, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch minimized the role of judges in American democracy, referring to their "modest station." He presented a study in self-effacement, sprinkling his testimony with folksy...

    Appearing before a Senate panel last week, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch minimized the role of judges in American democracy, referring to their "modest station." He presented a study in self-effacement, sprinkling his testimony with folksy expressions and sitting at a plain wooden desk rather than the customary draped table.
    Calls grow for Nunes to step aside in Russia probe

    Calls grow for Nunes to step aside in Russia probe


    Key House Democrats are calling on Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes to recuse himself from an investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, widening a stunning partisan split over the...

    Key House Democrats are calling on Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes to recuse himself from an investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, widening a stunning partisan split over the probe.