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  • The Lincoln Park Golf Course in San Francisco is seen after an infant’s body was recovered there on Nov. 11, 2019. (Credit: KRON via CNN)

    Police Find Dead Infant at Golf Course in San Francisco

    Police in San Francisco are investigating the death of an infant whose body was found at a golf course. The San Francisco police department said Monday that officers were dispatched Saturday afternoon to the Lincoln Park Golf Course, where they found the infant. The baby was declared dead at the scene. Officials say the mother may need medical help and are asking the public for information. They released no other details. The golf park is near the Legion of Honor […]

  • Aura Hernandez, a 37-year-old woman from Guatemala taking sanctuary in a Manhattan church, holds her 15-month-old daughter during a vigil on March 29, 2018. (Credit: Spencer Platt / Getty Images)

    U.S. Held Record Number of Migrant Children in Custody This Year, Leaving Lasting Trauma

    The 3-year-old girl traveled for weeks cradled in her father’s arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won’t even look at him. After being forcibly separated at the border by government officials, sexually abused in U.S. foster care and deported, the once bright and beaming girl arrived back in Honduras withdrawn, anxious and angry, convinced her father abandoned her. He fears their bond is forever broken. “I think about this trauma staying with […]

  • The shaking felt after a 4.0 magnitude quake hit the El Centro area on Nov. 11, 2019, is seen on a map provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.

    Swarm of Small Quakes Rattles El Centro Area Along Mexico Border

    A handful of small earthquakes have rattled a section of the California desert not far from the Mexican border. The temblors, ranging in size from 2.5 to 4.0, resulted in no immediate reports of damage. The United States Geological Survey reports the first one struck just after 6 p.m. It measured 2.8. The largest followed about five minutes later. Four more smaller ones followed over about the next hour. All were centered near El Centro, a city of about 44,000 […]

  • Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney answers questions during a briefing at the White House Oct. 17, 2019, in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney to File His Own Lawsuit Over Impeachment Inquiry

    White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney plans to file his own lawsuit over testimony in the House impeachment inquiry, withdrawing his bid to join a separate case filed last month by a former Trump adviser, his attorneys said Monday. The plans were revealed in a court filing in which Mulvaney abandoned his earlier request to become part of a suit by Charles Kupperman, President Donald Trump’s former deputy national security adviser. Lawyers for Mulvaney had asked Friday evening […]

  • Former president Jimmy Carter looks on before a game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Cincinnati Bengals at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Sept. 30, 2018. (Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

    Former President Jimmy Carter Hospitalized for Surgery After Recent Falls

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital on Monday evening for a surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls, his spokeswoman said. The procedure is scheduled for Tuesday morning at Emory University Hospital, Deanna Congileo said in a statement. Carter has fallen at least three times this year, and the first incident in the spring required hip replacement surgery. He traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, and helped build a Habitat for Humanity […]

  • A man cries with his dog Otis after Hurricane Harvey destroyed most of his home on Aug. 26, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Big, Destructive Hurricanes Are Becoming More Frequent, Study Says

    Big, destructive hurricanes are hitting the U.S. three times more frequently than they did a century ago, according to a new study. Experts generally measure a hurricane’s destruction by adding up how much damage it did to people and cities. That can overlook storms that are powerful, but that hit only sparsely populated areas. A Danish research team came up with a new measurement that looked at just the how big and strong the hurricane was, not how much money […]

  • Dylan Hernandez is seen in a photo posted to a GoFundMe account.

    San Diego State Freshman Dies Days After Incident That Led to Suspension of 14 Fraternities

    San Diego State University announced Monday the death of a freshman who was hospitalized after attending a fraternity party. Dylan Hernandez, 19, went to the party Wednesday, school officials said. Early Thursday, university police responded to a 911 call that a student needed medical attention at a residence hall. Hernandez, of Jacksonville, Florida, was taken to a hospital and died Sunday surrounded by his family, University President Adela de la Torre said in a statement to students and parents. “As […]

  • A woman looks emotional as she kneels at a makeshift memorial in Santa Barbara Harbor for victims of the Conception boat fire on Sept. 3, 2019, in Santa Barbara. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    Widow of Victim in Boat Fire That Killed 34 Sues Santa Barbara-Based Dive Boat Operator

    The widow of a passenger who died in a fiery dive boat disaster that killed 34 people in the waters off California sued the vessel’s owners Monday. Christine Dignam, whose husband, Justin Dignam, died when the Conception caught fire Sept. 2 off the Santa Barbara coast, claimed that the boat was unsafe. The vessel didn’t have adequate smoke detectors or firefighting equipment, it lacked enough emergency exits, and a required night watch was not on duty when the flames broke […]

  • Melanie Coleman is seen in an undated photo posted to the website of the Southern Connecticut Owls.

    Former All-State College Gymnast Dies After Suffering Spinal Cord Injury During Training in Connecticut

    An accomplished gymnast at Southern Connecticut State University has died following a serious spinal cord injury suffered in a training accident. Melanie Coleman, 20, of Milford, Connecticut, was training Friday at New Era Gymnastics in Hamden when she was injured, said her mother, Susan Coleman. She was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital and died Sunday. Coleman was a former All State gymnast at Jonathan Law High School in Milford and was captain of the school’s gymnastics team. She was named […]

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