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Settlement Reached in Mascot Beating
After suffering brain damage from being beaten at a school pep rally in 2010, Mitchell Carter has reached a settlement with the local school board.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:14:00 GMT)

New Trial Granted for Adnan Syed of 'Serial'
A judge vacated the 2000 murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose case has been the subject of the "Serial" podcast. Syed's attorney says Maryland prosecutors can either appeal Thursday's ruling or proceed with a new trial.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:35:26 GMT)

State of Emergency Declared Over Algae Blooms in Florida
The release of millions of gallons of water with blue-green algae is shutting down some of the nation's most beautiful beaches.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:22:04 GMT)

Fourth of July Travel: When (and When Not) to Hit Road
Millions of people are set to hit the road this holiday weekend. TODAY's Dylan Dreyer looks at the best time to leave, and how to avoid gridlock.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:10:00 GMT)

Boy, 8, Medevaced From Cruise After Near-Drowning
An Anthem of the Seas cruise ship that departed New Jersey on Thursday returned to shore after a boy nearly drowned in a pool, officials said.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:13:08 GMT)

Cheese Burglar Makes Off With 20,000 Pounds
The thief stole an entire truck of cheese from a company in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:02:00 GMT)

Judge Blocks Florida Abortion Law That Adds Restrictions
The judge blocked key parts of the law, which prevents state funds from going to groups involved in abortions and adds inspection requirements.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:07:57 GMT)

Girls, 12 and 7, Take 100MPH Joyride in Grandma's Car
A witness said the chase reached speeds close to 100 mph.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:51:00 GMT)

Adnan Syed, Subject of 'Serial,' Granted New Trial
Syed was granted a new trial on Thursday after a post-conviction hearing in February in which his attorneys argued he had received ineffective counsel and that a potential alibi witness had been overlooked by his lawyer.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:43:58 GMT)

Transgender Soldier Shares Journey
A transgender soldier from Austin, Texas, shares his journey and how the end of the ban on transgender members serving openly affected him.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:09:00 GMT)

Six Rescued From Swift Floodwaters Around Las Vegas
Flood control basins and washes filled with water rushing as fast as 30 mph, officials said.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:45:30 GMT)

Federal Judge Blocks Restrictive Indiana Abortion Law
Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky argued that the new state law was unconstitutional and violated women's rights.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:24:00 GMT)

Couple Charged in Beheading of Alleged Rapist
A couple has been charged after the killing and decapitation of the woman's alleged rapist, authorities said Thursday.
(Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:29:43 GMT)

Naked Man Goes on Trump Tirade in N.Y.'s Times Square
A naked man yelling, 'Donald Trump, where are you?' climbed to the top of the famed TKTS stairs in Times Square Thursday morning.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:14:00 GMT)

2 Teens Charged in Accidental Shooting Death of Boy, 13
The boys found a gun and bullets in an abandoned house in Philadelphia and were playing with it when one teen shot the 13-year-old in the face.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:53:10 GMT)

Navy Finds Many Failures in Iran's Capture of 10 Sailors
The January capture of two small U.S. boats revealed "blatant disregard for the genuine concern of sailors," a Navy investigation said.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:29:00 GMT)

RNC Scrambling to Throw a Trump-Style Party
Trump wants to put the "party" in July's Republican Party Convention, but there's still a lot unknown about who'll show up in Cleveland.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:28:29 GMT)

Orlando Victim's Family Will Sue Gunmakers
Lawyer Robert Hilliard said Sig Sauer and Glock 'aggressively marketed' the style of guns used to kill 49 people at Pulse.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:22:00 GMT)

DHS: 'Expect Enhanced Security' for Holiday
Travelers bound for barbecues and the beach should expect stepped up security at the nation's airports as the DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson told Congress.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:11:00 GMT)

Theater Attorneys Want Colorado Victims to Pay $700K
Cinemark's lawyers said they need the money to cover the costs of preserving evidence, retrieving and copying records, travel and other expenses.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:10:00 GMT)

Brexit Gives Hope to U.S. Secessionist Movements
Calls for a "Texit" bubble up as Texans who dream of secession draw inspiration from Britain's vote to leave the EU.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:53:33 GMT)

Key Figure in Deadly 2011 Christmas Day Fire Not Missing
When the time comes, Michael Borcina will testify about the deadly blaze that killed Madonna Badger's three daughters and parents in 2011.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:18:00 GMT)

Rulings May Threaten Voting Rights This Fall
Three separate court rulings to uphold voting restrictions are likely to increase the number of voters disenfranchised this fall.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:15:00 GMT)

Stem Cell Clinics Pop Up Across the U.S.
Two experts found more than 570 clinics offering "stem cell" treatments, many with little or no proof they work or are even legal.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:48:00 GMT)

300K Honda Vehicles 'Unsafe,' Need Airbag Fix: Regulators
U.S. auto safety regulators warned that Takata inflators on more than 300,000 unrepaired recalled Honda vehicles show a substantial risk of rupturing.
(Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:58:00 GMT)

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