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Mom charged with murdering 16-year-old Missouri girl found in 'burn pile'

A Missouri woman was charged with murder Tuesday in the death of her 16-year-old biological daughter after the teenager's burned bones were found on their rural property.

Auto theft suspect arrested after stopping to watch eclipse

Authorities in Florida say an auto theft suspect who wanted to watch the moon blot out the sun instead has a blot on his record.

32 letters filed in support of prof charged in Chicago death

More than 30 colleagues and friends of a former Northwestern University professor charged in the stabbing death of a 26-year-old man have written letters to a court in support of him.

Proposed ban on Harvard social groups draws faculty pushback

Some Harvard University professors are fighting a proposal that would ban all fraternities and single-gender clubs on campus.

Illinois man charged in crash that killed mother, 3 sons

A northern Illinois man who killed a pregnant woman and her three children last month when he crashed his pickup truck into their vehicle has been arrested and charged with felony reckless homicide, authorities announced Tuesday.

Security firm says it had nothing to do with Pulse gunman

A British conglomerate being sued by survivors of the Florida nightclub shooting says it had nothing to do with the gunman's "terrible actions."

Missouri governor halts convicted killer's execution after new DNA evidence emerges

A 48-year-old convicted killer was granted a stay of execution Tuesday after his lawyers warned the state that new DNA evidence means they could be putting a potentially innocent man to death.

Priest urges haters to repent; reveals his Ku Klux Klan past

A Virginia priest is taking a leave of absence after disclosing he once was a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

Afghanistan vets reassured by Trump reversing calls for exit

Many veterans who have fought in America's longest war say it's reassuring that President Donald Trump reversed his past calls for a speedy exit from Afghanistan because they don't want the sacrifices they've made to be in vain.

Officials say Trump's Afghan plan involves 3,900 more troops

Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring U.S. troops must "fight to win."

The Latest: Christian sect raid plan to avoid violence

The Latest on a New Mexico military-style Christian sect facing child abuse charges (all times local): 11:45 a.m.

FBI offers reward for help solving 25-year-old murder case

Authorities sought the public's help Tuesday in solving the slaying of an Iowa college student who was abducted 25 years ago in Illinois and found dead in Missouri.

9 reputed gang members charged in New York City crackdown

New York City prosecutors have charged nine reputed gang members with murder, weapons and other charges in seven shootings that left one person dead and 13 injured.

The Latest: Greenpeace says pipeline lawsuit is meritless

The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline developer's lawsuit against environmental groups (all times local): 2:30 p.m.

Under siege, more judges opt to arm themselves for protection

The county judge in Steubenville, Ohio was making his way to work at the courthouse on Monday morning when the angry father of a convicted rapist walked up and shot him.

US wife of Barcelona victim seeks last person who saw him

The wife of the only American killed in last week's Barcelona attack says she's trying to find a waiter who may have been be the last person to see her husband alive.

15 accused of assaulting cops during protest appear in court

More than a dozen people arrested during a conservative free speech rally and counterdemonstration that drew 40,000 people in Boston have appeared in court.

The Latest: Biological mother charged in girl's killing

The Latest on a girl whose burned remains were found in rural Missouri (all times local): 11:45 a.m.

Couple who are both police accused of mistreating children

A Georgia husband and wife — both of whom are police officers — have been accused of mistreating their adopted children.

Iowa computer programmer gets 25 years for lottery scam

A judge has sentenced a lottery computer programmer to up to 25 years in prison for rigging a computer program to enable him to pick winning numbers in several lottery games over six years.

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