Ex-Speaker Hastert pleads guilty to be sentenced in February

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has pleaded guilty in a hush-money case, in a deal with prosecutors that calls for him to serve up to six months in prison.

Injured football player’s helmet failed to register serious hit

A high school football player in California remains in an induced coma after suffering a hard hit during a game, school officials said.

Astronaut takes spacewalk right before setting US record

NASA's yearlong spaceman, Scott Kelly, is taking his first spacewalk just hours before setting a new US flight record.

Sheriff to decide if deputy keeps job after classroom arrest

A South Carolina sheriff's deputy who flipped a student backward in her desk and tossed her across the floor for refusing to leave math class could learn as soon as Wednesday whether he will be fired.

Man already camping out at Best Buy for Black Friday

Some people will line up to score deals days ahead of a big sale, and even though Black Friday is more than a month away, Kevin Sutton is already camped out at Best Buy -– but he's doing it to raise awareness about homelessness.

SC Student ‘Brutalized’ by Officer, Lawyer Says

The lawyer for the South Carolina student violently dragged out of her classroom by a school resource officer says the deputy "brutalized" his client, and criticized law enforcement for still not saying the officer's actions were wrong.

Justice Department opens federal investigation after video shows deputy tossing student

A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina is on leave after a video showed him pulling a female high school student from her desk and dragging her across a classroom.

Feds set to announce tire investigation results

Federal safety officials today are expected to announce the results of an unprecedented, year-long investigation into how recalled and potentially dangerous tires often remain on the road, unbeknownst to American drivers.

GM recalling 1.4M cars; oil leaks can cause engine fires

For the third time in eight years, General Motors is recalling cars that could leak oil and catch fire.

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