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  Man, 18, allegedly headbutts, breaks window to grab woman inside her RI home

Police arrested the 18-year-old suspect outside the home. He allegedly acted aggresively toward officers and had to be forced to the ground during the arrest.

  Democrats band together to knock Sanders during debate clash

  South Korea virus cases jump again, 1st US soldier infected

  FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

Woman accused of being topless with stepkids takes plea deal

  Pa. family’s close call with train caught on camera

Jif parent company claims a GIF is pronounced with a ‘hard G’

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Jimmy John’s in trouble with FDA for repeatedly selling recalled ingredients

Johnson & Johnson and Apple launch virtual study to explore stroke risk in seniors

  Stocks sink, bonds soar on fears virus will stunt economy

  Why are scientists so concerned about new coronavirus?

Hot Pockets heir gets 5 months in prison for college scam

  ‘I don’t want to go in the police car’: Body cam captures 6-year-old’s tearful pleas during arrest

Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down in surprise announcement

Disney has named Bob Chapek CEO, replacing Bob Iger, effective immediately.

AP-NORC poll: Most Americans plan to participate in census

A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds 7 in 10 Americans say it’s extremely or very likely they will participate in the census this year.

Coronavirus could impact Coca-Cola’s artificial sweetener supply

The company says the disease has disrupted its supply chain, and artificial sweeteners from China could be in shorter supply if the outbreak continues.

  Lawyer: Hospitalized Weinstein is ‘energized’ about appeal

A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein says the former movie producer is “upbeat” and “energized” about appealing his sexual assault and rape conviction. Weinstein was admitted to a Manhattan hospital after his conviction due to a medical emergency.

  Two children save baby sister from homicidal mom in Florida

Trump says 2 justices should sit out cases, but they decide

Lego Minifigure creator dies at 78

Mubarak, Egypt’s autocrat ousted in uprising, dies at 91

  ‘It was an adventure’: WWII vet gets medals 70 years later

NTSB: Driver in fatal Tesla crash was playing video game

  See what Apollo 13 astronauts saw: Welcome to the dark side of the moon

NASA has put together a video giving us the same view Apollo 13 astronauts would have had on their perilous journey around the moon.

39 states investigating Juul’s marketing of vaping products

Juul also is facing numerous lawsuits by teenagers and others who say they became addicted to the company’s vaping products.

  Good deed caught on camera: Ohio high school freshman seen helping woman cross the street

A picture of a high school freshman is getting lots of attention on social media.

Supreme Court upholds death sentence, rules against slain Mexican teen’s family in pair of 5-4 cases

A majority of the justices rejected the arguments of inmate James Erin McKinney that he deserved a new sentencing hearing so that a jury can decide whether he should face death or life in prison.

  Trump defends Modi, refuses to weigh in on citizenship law

President Donald Trump lashed out at Supreme Court justices and his Democratic rivals on Tuesday during the second and final day of a whirlwind trip to India.

  Giant sea lion wanders miles from water, needs help getting back to its river

The massive mammal was spotted miles away from any water source that would be big enough for it to live in.

  Examiners find man charged in grisly murder of Grindr date unfit for trial

A competency evaluation has been completed by health officials on the suspect accused of killing and mutilating a Michigan man.

Ford recalls popular F-150 pickup to fix headlamp problem

Ford is recalling more than 217,000 pickup trucks mainly in North America to fix a problem with the daytime running lights.

World’s oldest man, who said secret to longevity was smiling, dies at 112

The 112-year-old man worked many years for a prefectural government in northern Japan. He grew fruit and vegetables on the family farm and loved cream puffs and bonsai.

  Family clones beloved dog who once saved their lives by attacking rattlesnake

The costs for Viagen's cloning services are listed online with dogs at $50,000 and cats at $35,000. A spokesperson says they currently have a one year waiting list.

  Worried Democrats rush to slow front-runner Sanders before SC primary

At least three Democratic candidates, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Mike Bloomberg, have reinforced their anti-Sanders rhetoric with paid attack ads.

  18-year-old hospitalized after running into burning Pa. home to try to save mother, grandmother

The Pennsylvania State Police fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire. Family members believe it may have been electrical.

  Man accused of 6 fatal shootings near Detroit tried to kill self to avoid arrest, police say

When officers tried to arrest the suspect, he evaded them long enough to shoot himself in the head. He survived the gunshot and is now hospitalized.

  White House unveils $2.5B emergency coronavirus request

Despite showing signs of stabilizing in China, where fewer new infections are being reported, worries are growing elsewhere.

  Actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to restored charges

Actor Jussie Smollett has plead not guilty to restored charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself and falsely reporting it to police.

  WATCH: Arizona off-roading family, dog saved from raging flood

An Arizona family and their dog narrowly avoided being swept away after their mini sports utility vehicle got stuck in rushing floodwaters.

FBI official: Russia wants to see US ‘tear ourselves apart’

An FBI official is warning that Russia wants to watch Americans “tear ourselves apart" through disruptive and brazen foreign influence operations.

  Harvey Weinstein found guilty in landmark #MeToo moment

He was found guilty of criminal sex act for assaulting production assistant Mimi Haleyi at his apartment in 2006 and third-degree rape of Jessica Mann in 2013.

  WWII veteran gets Purple Heart after 75 years

Louis San Miguel is a survivor of World War II and now has a medal to show it.

Girl, 11, brings AR-15 to Idaho hearing on gun legislation

An 11-year-old girl toting a loaded AR-15 assault weapon appeared Monday at a legislative hearing with her grandfather.

  Dow drops more than 1,000 as outbreak threatens the economy

U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday, following a sell-off in overseas markets, as a surge in virus cases and a worrisome spread of the disease outside China sent investors running for safety.

  Los Angeles honors Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

The celebration of life will feature music and retrospectives on Bryant’s career, along with speakers reflecting on his impact on his sport and the world.

Ex-coach gets 6 months in college scam, runs from courthouse

Michael Center was sentenced Monday to six months in prison for taking a $100,000 bribe in a scheme in which prosecutors say parents paid huge sums to get their kids into top universities.

Crackdown on immigrants who use public benefits takes effect

Advocates say new guidelines that disqualify more people from green cards if they use government benefits is prompting droves of immigrants to drop government social services.

Woman, 84, sinks putt across basketball court to win new car

An 84-year-old woman is celebrating after she won a new car by sinking a putt across the entire length of the basketball court at the University of Mississippi.

Auschwitz Museum upset at scene in Amazon series ‘Hunters’

The museum that guards historic facts and the memory of the victims tweeted that inventing fake scenes is foolish, encourages Holocaust deniers and is disrespectful of the victims.

Childproof packaging removed in most accidental poisonings in children, study says

The Poison Prevention Packaging Act passed in 1970 required a number of household items like cleaning chemicals, flammable liquids and prescriptions to have child-resistant packaging.

  German man drives car into Carnival crowd, injures 30

German police say a man intentionally drove a car into a crowd of people watching a Carnival procession in a small central town, injuring around 30 including children.

Justices to hear Philly dispute over same-sex foster parents

The justices will review an appeals court ruling that upheld the city’s decision to stop placing children with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s agency because it would not permit same-sex couples to serve as foster parents.

US appeals court upholds Trump rules involving abortions

A U.S. appeals court has upheld Trump administration rules imposing more hurdles for women seeking abortions.

Kobe Bryant’s widow sues helicopter operator for deaths

Kobe Bryant’s widow is suing the helicopter company, saying the pilot killed in the crash was negligent and careless.

  Trump’s India visit prioritizes pageantry over policy

President Donald Trump has opened a whirlwind 36-hour visit to India by basking in the adulation of a massive, colorful crowd at a cricket stadium in the western city of Ahmedabad.

Hero or criminal? Court hears 2 views of WikiLeaks’ Assange

A lawyer for the Americans said the Australian computer expert was an “ordinary” criminal whose publication of hundreds of thousands of secret military documents put many people at risk of torture and death.

  Dog shocked by manhole cover in Chicago

The Chicago man quickly recognized what was happening to his 4-year-old dog, Earl.

  Reliability of pricey new voting machines questioned as elections loom

Ballot-marking machines were initially developed not as primary vote-casting tools but as “accessible” alternatives for the disabled.

Krispy Kreme launching nationwide doughnut delivery

But you have to be near one of the 350 U.S. locations, and in most cases, you have to be 10 miles from a shop.

Groundbreaking NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at 101

Johnson was portrayed in the movie "Hidden Figures."

Alcohol ads encouraging youth to drink, study says

They said there is persuasive evidence that exposure to alcohol marketing is one cause of teens drinking and one cause of binge drinking.

  Sanders’ 2016 movement now has political machine to push it

Sanders has become the clear front-runner in the Democrats’ presidential nomination fight. And his Democratic critics are only now beginning to realize they’re running out of time to stop him.

  GRAPHIC: Runner breaks leg, crawls 10 hours before rescue from Wash. trail

A runner from Washington had to fight to survive when he slipped on ice and broke his leg while 12 miles into a run on a remote trail.

  ‘It was just fate’: Couple discovers same NICU nurse cared for father, son 34 years apart

The new parents don't know how much longer their baby will have to stay in the hospital, but they say knowing the same nurse is watching over him gives them comfort.

  Teen brings back stolen service dog after blind owner pleads for return

The neighborhood teen brought the service dog back to his rightful owner, saying his friends had taken the dog, and he knew it was wrong.

1 shot, 6 others hit by ricochet when gun goes off at Houston flea market

The suspect claims he had the weapon in his pocket before it slipped, causing it to misfire, but deputies say that statement does not appear to line up with the evidence.

  Virginia 2-year-old walks again after being shot in the head

A little boy is taking his first steps after getting shot in the head during a drive-by shooting in December.

  Cuomo: Jewish center evacuated; threats sent around country

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Albany Jewish Community Center was evacuated and searched Sunday morning after it and several other centers around the country received anonymous emailed threats.

  S. Korea reports 161 new virus cases, bringing total to 763

The South Korean president says the outbreak has reached “a crucial watershed” and that “the next few days will be a very important critical moment.”

Haiti police exchange fire with troops near national palace

The violence Sunday was a dangerous escalation of protests over police pay and working conditions.

  Hikers lost in Calif. forest for a week found alive

A California couple is expected to be released from the hospital following an amazing rescue.

  Skeptic of world being round dies in California rocket crash

“Mad" Mike Hughes was killed on Saturday after his rocket crashed near Barstow, California.

Clint Eastwood expresses support for Bloomberg, criticism of Trump

Actor and director Clint Eastwood expressed support for Michael Bloomberg and criticized President Donald Trump's behavior in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.

  Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead

Saturday’s caucuses are the third contest in a 2020 primary season that has so far been marred by chaos and uncertainty in overwhelmingly white, rural states.

Passage to India: Trump ready for warm embrace, adulation

The trip will feature a rally at one of the world’s largest stadiums with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a stop at the Taj Mahal.

Newman confirms he suffered head injury in Daytona 500 crash

Roush team president Steve Newmark opened a news conference before Sunday’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway by reading a lengthy statement from Newman, who apologized at the start for not being at the track.

  Blind, deaf dog survives being snatched by hawk, owner says

A Pennsylvania pet owner said her toy poodle was taken by a hawk, but was found 28 hours later.

  Security adviser: I’ve seen no intel of Moscow helping Trump

Robert O’Brien was asked about claims that an intelligence professional told the House intelligence committee that Russia’s aim was to favor Trump in the election.

  Student sues Wis. high school over dress code that bars him from wearing shirt with gun image

The sophomore says he is a gun rights supporter, and his T-shirt, which had an image of a firearm, supported gun rights organizations.

B. Smith, model turned lifestyle guru, dead at 70

Model, restaurateur and lifestyle guru Barbara “B.” Smith has died at her Long Island home, her family said.

Sunday marks 75 years since US Marines raised American flag over Iwo Jima

It’s been 75 years since U.S. forces raised the American flag over Iwo Jima.