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Minor charged with manslaughter in Texas school shooting

January 15, 2020, 9:30am Nation & World

BELLAIRE, Texas — A minor has been charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old student at a Texas high school, prosecutors said. Read story

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

January 15, 2020, 9:30am Nation & World

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A federal judge on Wednesday halted President Donald Trump’s executive order that gave state and local officials the ability to shut the door on refugees, and ignited a fierce debate in communities about how welcoming the United States should be. Read story

Army says soldier killed in parachute training in Arizona

January 15, 2020, 9:14am Nation & World

ELOY, Ariz. — A soldier was killed Tuesday in a routine freefall parachute training exercise in southern Arizona, an Army spokesman said Wednesday. Read story

Lawyers at Weinstein trial work to whittle jury pool

January 15, 2020, 9:11am Nation & World

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein and his lawyers met with prosecutors behind closed doors for about an hour Wednesday as they worked to whittle down the pool of prospective jurors in his New York rape trial. Read story

Helmet trouble strikes 2nd all-female spacewalk

January 15, 2020, 9:11am Nation & World

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts had to make do with fewer lights and camera views from one helmet Wednesday while performing critical battery work outside the International Space Station. Read story

Avenatti arrested for new alleged crimes while on bail

January 15, 2020, 9:10am Nation & World

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the brash former attorney for the porn actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested for allegedly violating bail conditions by committing numerous crimes to hide assets from creditors while living a lavish lifestyle, U.S. prosecutors alleged in a court document released Wednesday. Read story

Guitars signed by rock stars taken from Florida storage unit

January 15, 2020, 9:08am Nation & World

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A Florida man has been arrested after he tried to pawn a red California SG electric guitar signed by the members of rock band Van Halen that he stole from a storage unit, police investigators said. Read story

Pope names 1st woman manager in Vatican Secretariat of State

January 15, 2020, 9:00am Churches & Religion

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has tapped an Italian lawyer to be the first woman to hold a management position in the Vatican’s most important office, the Secretariat of State. Read story

Anger, emergency measures in smog-stifled Balkan cities

January 15, 2020, 8:59am Nation & World

BELGRADE, Serbia — Major cities in a series of Balkan countries have been hit by dangerous levels of smog in recent days, prompting anger among residents and official warnings to stay indoors and avoid physical activity. Read story

Census Bureau planning hundreds of ads

January 15, 2020, 6:05am Nation & World

ORLANDO, Fla. — Faced with a changed media landscape from the last once-a-decade head count in 2010, U.S. Census Bureau officials unveiled a multi-million dollar media campaign on Tuesday involving hundreds of digital ads, TV commercials, radio spots, billboards and prints ads in 13 languages. Read story