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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Joplin Police Department shows Barbara Watters. Records show that police and state workers responded repeatedly to concerns about the care of a terminally ill Missouri man before his body was found in a freezer in his wife's bedroom, where it may have stored for nearly a year. Barbara Watters, of Joplin, has been charged with abandonment of a corpse. (Joplin Police Department via AP, File)
Associated Press
November 22, 2019 - 4:20 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman whose husband’s body was found in a freezer denied him medical care as he battled terminal illness and blocked police and social workers from entering the home, fearing a doctor would take his brain for research, according to records obtained by The...
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November 22, 2019 - 12:02 pm
The Thanksgiving travel rush is now underway, as many head off to their holiday destinations. According to AAA , 55.3 million people are expected to drive and take a plane or train during Thanksgiving week. The travel organization is predicting an increase of 1.6 million travelers compared to last...
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Associated Press
November 21, 2019 - 5:24 pm
The killings caused such a panic in the community that several prostitutes joined together to help investigators.
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, file photo, a man using an electronic cigarette exhales in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. On Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, the American Medical Association said it is calling for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarette and vaping devices. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
Associated Press
November 21, 2019 - 2:46 pm
The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices. The group adopted the sweeping stance at a policy-making meeting in San Diego. It aims to lobby for state and federal laws, regulations or legal action to achieve a ban, but the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2019 file photo, a view of the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse in Washington. A federal judge in the District of Columbia has temporarily halted the first federal execution in 16 years as a lawsuit on how the government intends to carry it out continues. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Associated Press
November 21, 2019 - 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has temporarily halted the first federal executions in 16 years, saying death row inmates scheduled to be executed are likely to win their legal challenge. U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan said in a Wednesday evening ruling that the public is not served by “short-...
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Associated Press
November 21, 2019 - 12:37 pm
MILAN (AP) — The chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is indicating that the merger with French carmaker PSA Peugeot will not be affected by a General Motors lawsuit. John Elkann told reporters in Turin on Thursday that the Italian American company would fight the lawsuit in court, adding “we are...
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November 21, 2019 - 11:10 am
(WCBS 880) — Ten candidates took the stage for the fifth Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta on Wednesday night to tackle several issues including health care, foreign policy and the impeachment hearings. South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg played a key role in the debate that aired on MSNBC now...
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November 21, 2019 - 8:58 am
Two more witnesses are scheduled to testify publicly Thursday before the House Intelligence Committee as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Fiona Hill, a former National Security Council adviser, and David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat, will appear before the panel. Click here...
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WWJ News
November 21, 2019 - 6:56 am
The early stages are proving tricky, but up for grabs is a lucrative market.
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Democratic presidential candidates from left, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., former technology executive Andrew Yang and investor Tom Steyer wave to the audience before a Democratic presidential primary debate, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
Associated Press
November 21, 2019 - 5:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates clashed in a debate over the future of health care in America, racial inequality and their ability to build a winning coalition to take on President Donald Trump next year. The Wednesday night faceoff came after hours of testimony in the impeachment...
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