The committee approved the probe into a dozen deliberate power outages by utility PG&E that plunged millions of people into the dark last month.
Principal who banned gay books charged with child pornography
“As I said to some friends last night when I got the news, ‘You can’t make this sh– up,'” one of the authors whose books were banned said.
Dad took 11-month-old to drug deal as ‘human shield.’ The baby was shot multiple times.
Investigators say Nafes Monroe bought drugs with counterfeit money and took his baby along, believing the child’s presence would forestall violence.
Muslim woman says Denver arena worker told her to remove hijab, refused to let her enter
Gazella Bensreiti said the Pepsi Center employee told her to “take that thing off” and said she could not come in until she removed her hijab.
Dangerous superbugs kill more people than previously thought
More than 35,000 people die each year from drug-resistant infections, and millions more are sickened.
Arctic blast heads east and south after pummeling the Midwest
Freeze and hard freeze warnings are in effect for Wednesday as far south as the Texas and South Carolina coasts.
4-year-old girl ‘killed brutally’ by caretaker in Philadelphia, DA says
The caretaker initially lied to police, saying the toddler fell out of a second-floor window while chasing a cat, according to the DA’s office.
Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds
Of the incidents involving sexual-orientation bias, 60 percent targeted gay men.
Mother of missing Florida 5-year-old arrested, hospitalized for apparent overdose
Hours after police announced human remains were found, Brianna Williams was absentee booked at a hospital where she is in serious condition.
Michigan teen needed new lungs because of vaping
The 17-year-old boy “faced certain death if it weren’t for the lung transplant,” doctors said.