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The suspect stole a car before being apprehended.December 19, 2019, 12:28 AM3 min read One person was killed and three others were hurt in a stabbing at a shopping center near Portland, Oregon, Wednesday, according to authorities. The suspect stole a car before being apprehended, Beaverton police said. There “is no longer danger to the…

NJ Gov. Murphy signed two bills on Wednesday morning to create a “clean slate.”December 18, 2019, 8:38 PM5 min read New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Wednesday morning to restore voting rights to more than 80,000 residents who are on probation or parole. “I am proud to sign one of the most…

The 17-year-old was reported missing in June. Her remains were found this month.December 18, 2019, 9:10 PM4 min read A 25-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of transgender teenage girl whom he allegedly attacked after a “hookup meeting,” said police in Vancouver, Washington. Nikki Kuhnhausen, 17, was last seen alive on June 6…

NEW YORK — The rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday by a judge who said his extraordinary cooperation with prosecutors let him dodge potential decades in prison but did not absolve him entirely for using a violent gang as his “personal hit squad.” The 23-year-old performer, whose real name is…

They are on Capitol Hill marking the passage of legislation in Otto’s honor.December 18, 2019, 6:49 PM6 min read Cindy and Fred Warmbier — the parents of American college student Otto Warmbier, who died after being detained by North Korea — have a message for Kim Jong Un’s regime. “People matter. Otto matters,” Cindy said.…

Violent crime, such as homicides and kidnapping, are “widespread.”December 18, 2019, 5:19 PM5 min read The U.S. Department of State has issued a travel advisory to Mexico because of an increased risk of violent crime in some parts of the country. Violent crime, such as homicides, kidnappings, carjackings and robbery, are “widespread” and the U.S.…

The cash payout option on the ticket is over a quarter of a billion dollars.December 18, 2019, 2:43 PM3 min read Somebody in Ohio is going to have an incredible holiday season after winning $372 million in Tuesday’s Mega Million jackpot. The winning ticket was sold at a Giant Eagle supermarket in Mentor, Ohio, just…

Taylor’s term was temporary, but his departure comes after Trump attacks.December 18, 2019, 1:17 AM7 min read The veteran U.S. diplomat who was a key witness in impeachment hearings is departing his post in Ukraine, according to two State Department sources. Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Kyiv who was recruited by Secretary of…

UBy MATTHEW BROWN Associated PressDecember 17, 2019, 11:33 PM4 min readBILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. lawmakers granted formal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians on Tuesday and directed federal officials to acquire land on the tribe’s behalf, following a decades-long struggle by its members scattered across the Northern Plains of the U.S. and…

The campaign meant to combat racism in Italian soccer has stunned critics. December 17, 2019, 8:51 PM7 min readRome, Italy — An effort to promote anti-racism in Italian professional soccer created an uproar of its own with a questionable poster design. Serie A, Italy’s top soccer league, commissioned posters designed by artist Simone Fugazzotto to…