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After 125 years as a house of worship, church becomes a home

A 125-year-old former United Brethren church in Oakdale, Calif. has started a new chapter as a home. Instead of a congregation and the sound of hymns reverberating from the 22-foot ceiling, there is a family of five and the sound children laughing and a toddler’s feet scurrying across the original hardwood floors.

National

Cop said a 1-legged woman threw a man from a bridge. She didn’t, but lost all anyway

Susan Jean King spent years in a Kentucky prison for the death of her sometimes boyfriend, Kyle Breeden. She said she accepted a plea bargain because her lawyer didn’t believe she was innocent despite a weak case against her. The Kentucky Court of Appeals eventually vacated her sentence and called her conviction “an egregious violation.” She’s suing the detective who made the case against her.

Politics & Government

Paul Manafort’s finances, alliance with Trump draw Treasury, Justice, FBI eyes

The FBI, Justice Department and Treasury Department are examining whether any of Paul Manafort’s millions of dollars in consulting income from pro-Russian Ukrainian politicians and oligarchs were laundered from corrupt sources, whether he properly disclosed all his foreign bank accounts each year to the U.S. government and whether he paid taxes on all foreign income, two sources familiar with the inquiry said.

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson works after record-setting spacewalk

Astronaut Peggy Whitson, 57, is NASA’s oldest female astronaut. Thursday, NASA she set a record during her third tour of duty on the International Space Station — taking the most spacewalks by a female astronaut. Here, you can see her working on the Pressurized Mating Adapter-3.
NASA TV
Astronaut Peggy Whitson works after record-setting spacewalk 1:24

Astronaut Peggy Whitson works after record-setting spacewalk

Former Penn State administrators 'turned their backs' on child sex abuse, AG says 2:28

Former Penn State administrators 'turned their backs' on child sex abuse, AG says

Firefighters respond to an Osceola Mills blaze 0:25

Firefighters respond to an Osceola Mills blaze

Her life-threatening 140-lb tumor was more than just a 'potbelly' 3:13

Her life-threatening 140-lb tumor was more than just a 'potbelly'