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Barbie doll honoring Cherokee Nation leader is met with mixed emotions

Toy maker Mattel is honoring the late, legendary Cherokee leader Wilma Mankiller with a Barbie doll as part of its 鈥淚nspiring Women鈥 series.

Kiss say farewell to live touring, become first US band to go virtual and become digital avatars

On Saturday night, Kiss closed out the final performance of their 鈥淭he End of the Road鈥 farewell tour at New York City鈥檚 famed Madison Square Garden.

Idaho baby found dead by police one day after Amber Alert, police say father is in custody

An Idaho baby was found dead by police on Saturday, one day after an Amber Alert was issued for him.

No. 8 Alabama knocks off No. 1 Georgia 27-24 for SEC title. Both teams await postseason fate

Alabama is again top dog in the Southeastern Conference 鈥 and perhaps headed to the College Football Playoff.

Florida鈥檚 Republican chair has denied a woman鈥檚 rape allegation in a case roiling state politics

The chair of Florida鈥檚 Republican Party is denying a woman鈥檚 allegation that he raped her in October.

Phoenix officials reiterate caution when hiking after 3 mountain rescues in 1 day

Phoenix first responders are reminding the public to be prepared when hiking after they tended to three different mountain rescues Saturday morning.

US Navy says it will cost $1.5M to salvage jet plane that crashed on Hawaii coral reef

The U.S. Navy says it will cost $1.5 million to salvage a jet plane that crashed on a coral reef in Hawaii nearly two weeks ago.

US military affirms it will end live-fire training in Hawaii鈥檚 Makua Valley

The U.S. military has confirmed that it will permanently end live-fire training in Makua Valley on Oahu.

Report: Contaminants being removed from vacant Chicago lot where migrant housing is planned

A report from an environmental consultant says high levels of mercury and other contaminants are being removed from a vacant Chicago lot where a tent camp housing 2,000 migrants is planned.

Search for military personnel continues after Osprey crash off coast of southern Japan

The search is continuing for seven missing military personnel following the crash of an Osprey off the coast of southern Japan. U.S.

Massachusetts Republicans stall funding, again, to shelter the homeless and migrants

Republicans have once again thwarted an attempt by the Democratic-controlled Massachusetts Legislature to approve a spending bill that includes money for temporary shelter spaces for migrant homeless families.

Defense head calls out those who advocate isolationism and 鈥榓n American retreat from responsibility鈥

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is denouncing those advocate what he says is 鈥渁n American retreat from responsibility.鈥

Former prep school teacher going back to prison for incident as camp counselor

A former prep school teacher who previously served 11 months for sexually abusing two students in Pennsylvanian is going to back to prison for an earlier incident in which he was a camp counselor in New Hampshire.

Racist remarks cited before cannabis regulator鈥檚 suspension, court documents say

New court documents indicate Massachusetts鈥 top cannabis regulator made race-based and 鈥渃ulturally insensitive鈥 remarks, including referring to Asian people as 鈥測ellow,鈥 before she was suspended.

Alabama woman pleads guilty in 2019 baseball bat beating death of man found in a barrel

An Alabama woman has pleaded guilty to the role she played in the 2019 baseball bat beating death of a man whose body was found stuffed in a barrel behind her home.

Winter weather in Pacific Northwest cuts power to thousands in Seattle, dumps snow on Cascades

Thousands of people woke up in homes without electricity in the the greater Seattle area after a night of rain and wind.

Federal judge tosses lawsuit alleging environmental racism in St. James Parish

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that accuses a south Louisiana parish of using land use policies to guide industries that pollute into communities with majority-Black populations.

Sheriff says Alabama family鈥檚 pet 鈥榳olf-hybrid鈥 killed their 3-month-old boy

Alabama authorities say a 3-month-old boy was killed by his family鈥檚 pet, a hybrid animal that was part dog, part wolf.

Vermont day care provider convicted of causing infant鈥檚 death with doses of antihistamine

A Vermont jury has found a child care provider accused of sedating an infant guilty of manslaughter.

Remington gun factory in operation for nearly 200 years is set to close

A gun factory in upstate New York with a history stretching back to the 19th century is scheduled to close in March.

West Virginia prison inmate indicted on murder charge in missing daughter鈥檚 death

A West Virginia prison inmate whose infant daughter has been missing for more than two years has been indicted on murder and other charges.

BMW recalls SUVs after Takata air bag inflator blows apart, hurling shrapnel and injuring driver

BMW is recalling a small number of SUVs in the U.S. because the driver鈥檚 air bag inflators can blow apart in a crash, hurling metal shrapnel and possibly injuring or killing people.

Send-offs show Carlton Pearson鈥檚 split legacy spurred by his inclusive beliefs, rejection of hell

Before his peers would label him a heretic, the late Bishop Carlton D. Pearson was once one of the best known preachers in the United States.

Teen girls are being victimized by deepfake nudes. One family is pushing for more protections

A mother and her 14-year-old daughter are advocating for better protections for victims after AI-generated nude images of the teen and other female classmates were circulated at a high school in New Jersey.

California sheriff鈥檚 sergeant recovering after exchanging gunfire with suspect who was killed

Authorities say a Southern California sheriff鈥檚 sergeant is recovering after he was shot while exchanging gunfire with a suspect who was killed.

DeSantis hits Iowa campaign milestone but is still far behind Trump, who again mocked his campaign

Ron DeSantis has completed his campaign promise to visit each of Iowa鈥檚 99 counties. He held an event Saturday to celebrate crossing a symbolic but also tactical threshold.

Justice Sandra Day O鈥機onnor paved a path for women on the Supreme Court. Four are serving today

For more than a decade, Sandra Day O鈥機onnor was the only woman on the Supreme Court. And she was the first female justice. Now the court has a record four.

US Navy plans to raise jet plane off Hawaii coral reef using inflatable cylinders

The U.S. Navy plans to use inflatable cylinders to lift and roll a jet plane off a coral reef in Hawaii before removal from the ocean waters where the aircraft crashed.

Judge rejects calls to halt winter construction work on Willow oil project in Alaska during appeal

A federal judge in Alaska has rejected requests from environmental groups to halt winter construction work for the massive Willow oil project on Alaska鈥檚 North Slope while the groups鈥 legal fight over the drilling project wages on.

US proposes plan to help the snow-dependent Canada lynx before warming shrinks its habitat

U.S. officials are proposing a $31 million recovery plan for Canada lynx to help a snow-dependent wildcat species that scientists say could be wiped out in parts of the contiguous U.S. by the end of the century.