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UN council heads to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see…

The U.N. Security Council is heading to Asia for a firsthand look at the plight of some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled a military crackdown in Myanmar and the several hundred thousand who remain in the country's northern Rakhine state

Smoke from Wisconsin refinery explosion poses…

An explosion and asphalt fire at a Wisconsin oil refinery sent huge plumes of smoke into the air that pollution experts said almost certainly contains large amounts of toxins

Watch Kim Jong Un cross the line at DMZ

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the southern side of the DMZ for a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the first time a North Korean leader has stepped into the territory since 1953.

Paul Ryan Ousts House Chaplain, Prompting…

Rev. Patrick Conroy wrote a resignation letter as "requested."

Doctor in pill mill case pleads to money laundering

A West Virginia doctor has pleaded guilty to a money laundering charge related to pain pills he prescribed

Iconic pen used by military, made by blind people…

Anyone who's served in the military, worked for the federal government or addressed a package at the post office is familiar with an iconic pen made for 50 years by visually impaired people

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Regulators weigh request to remove Wynn from…

Massachusetts gambling regulators are considering Wynn Resorts' request to remove Steve Wynn's name from its state casino license as the company founder faces numerous allegations of sexual misconduct

CNN Hero Brisa De Angulo

Since 2004, Brisa De Angulo's nonprofit has been working to change the culture of sexual violence in Bolivia while helping hundreds of its young victims heal.

Police Used Genealogy Website To Find 'Golden…

Joseph James DeAngelo's DNA matched DNA collected at the scenes of several of the decades-old murders.

Man convicted of mailing fatal cyanide set to be sentenced

A Maine man is due to be sentenced later this week following his conviction for mailing cyanide to a suicidal Englishman

Texas church gunman vowed not to hurt anyone 5…

Gunman who killed more than two dozen people in a Texas church last year had promised a military judge five years earlier that he would never allow himself to hurt someone again

Federal agency says it lost track of 1,475…

A Senate subcommittee has found that federal officials lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children last year after a government agency placed the minors in the custody of adult sponsors in communities nationwide

Trump Says He'd Like To Scrap The Electoral…

Many have made arguments that the process is outdated and undemocratic.

Man convicted of 1980 killing set to be sentenced in Maine

A man is scheduled to be sentenced for murder following his conviction in a nearly 40-year-old case that many thought would never be solved

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Investigators: DNA from genealogy site caught…

Prosecutors say they used online genealogical sites to find a DNA match for a California serial killing suspect

2 lives converge on a dark road in Maine with…

A Maine sheriff has urged a man sought in the killing of a deputy to turn himself in and told a community to stay vigilant during a nationwide manhunt

Otto Warmbier's Parents Are Suing North Korea

Warmbier was jailed in North Korea for 17 months. He died a few days after he was returned to the states.

Florida school shooting suspect Cruz due back in court

Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz is due back in court for a hearing designed to get the death penalty case moving forward

10 Things to Know for Friday

Among 10 Things to Know: Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault; Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state, dashes off to Europe; More kids have autism, better diagnosis may be the reason.

Temple University reconsidering Bill Cosby's…

Bill Cosby's alma mater says it will reconsider an honorary degree awarded to the comedian more than two decades ago

Judge Picks Special Master To Review Michael…

The special master will review all the materials from the Michael Cohen raids and determine what is covered by attorney-client privilege.

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Pizza Hut Museum opens on Wichita State University campus

The original Pizza Hut building has opened as a museum at Wichita State University

Ben Carson Proposal Would Triple Rent for Poorest…

In a move that would reduce federal assistance to poor households, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is recommending increasing rent for low-income tenants living in government-subsidized housing and imposing stricter work requirements. The move is part of a far-reaching effort by the Trump administration that some are calling...

Arkansas judge blocks state's revived voter ID law

An Arkansas judge has blocked a voter ID law that's nearly identical to a measure the state's highest court found unconstitutional about four years ago