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Defense: Man accused of terror plot an 'idiot…

A prosecutor and a defense attorney have painted different pictures of a Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead a conservative blogger who angered Muslims when she organized a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

Protest planned in St. Louis suburb over police…

Protesters to take to St. Louis-area streets again to demonstrate against judge's acquittal in fatal 2011 police shooting

Melania Trump delivers anti-bullying message at UN

Melania Trump continues her 2016 campaign pledge and delivers an anti-bullying message to world leaders and the UN

Hiring Discrimination For Black People Is As Bad…

A new meta-analysis took an inventory of hiring discrimination studies going back 28 years to find, statistically speaking, not much has changed.

Florida suspends license of nursing home over Irma deaths

Florida officials have suspended the license of a nursing home that had nine patients die after Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning

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APNewsBreak: 'Why me?' Survivor recounts flash…

The man who survived an Arizona flash flood that killed 10 of his family members says he believes it was luck that allowed him to save his 1-year-old daughter from the onslaught

Court asked to dismiss cases tied to former drug…

A petition submitted to Massachusetts' highest court seeks the dismissal of every case connected to a convicted former state chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she went to work at a state drug lab

What’s in the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill?

What are the sticking points in the GOP’s latest effort to overturn Obamacare, the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill? Watch the video to find out

Melania Trump Focuses On The Next Generation In…

First lady Melania Trump hosted a luncheon Wednesday during the United Nations General Assembly.

2 senators call for monument honoring black Civil…

Two South Carolina senators are proposing to honor a black Civil War hero on Statehouse grounds, saying they hope the conversation sets a national example on how to build consensus rather than tear things down

Protesters rally against Iranian president at…

Iranian expatriates have gathered on a plaza in New York City to protest an appearance at the United Nations by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Ryan, lawmakers tour Irma-damaged Keys, pledge…

House Speaker Paul Ryan, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and a handful of other lawmakers toured the Florida Keys, eyeing what will be needed to help those hardest hit by Irma rebuild

Rep. Gonzalez-Colon: Puerto Rico will need a lot…

Resident commissioner of Puerto Rico describes riding out Hurricane Maria in her closet, predicts long recovery after direct hit from powerful storm

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A Former Professor Now Takes To The Stage To…

Ada Cheng was a professor for 15 years before taking a different direction.

Pennsylvania system glitch let non-citizens register to vote

A local election official says some people in the U.S. legally but not citizens were mistakenly allowed to register to vote in Philadelphia because of a glitch in Pennsylvania's electronic driver's licensing system

New St. Louis mayor navigates racial strife after…

New white mayor of St. Louis navigates racial strife after former police officer's acquittal

Pence applauds UN resolution on peacekeeping…

The Security Council has approved a resolution supporting efforts to reform the world body's far-flung peacekeeping operations, a priority of the Trump administration at the UN General Assembly

Pot lounges could become reality in Nevada

Local jurisdictions are taking up the issue of pot lounges that could be passed through zoning laws and ordinances

Hurricane Maria Is The Strongest Storm To Hit…

It hit the U.S. territory in the Caribbean with 155 mph maximum sustained winds Wednesday morning.

Memo: Consider civil rights home for national monument

The U.S. interior secretary says Mississippi civil rights sites, including the home of slain leader Medgar Evers, should be considered for national monument designation

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Marshals official says man offered to make plea…

U.S. Marshals inspector testifies that a man he interviewed about a missing Tennessee woman said he would plead to charges in the case, a year before another man was charged with her kidnapping and slaying

Man's path from Eagle Scout to alleged killer…

Relatives of a 23-year-old white man accused of gunning down two black men say they are baffled by his path from Eagle Scout to murder suspect

San Juan resident: We are shaken by this scary…

Official: 100 percent of Puerto Rico without power in Hurricane Maria's aftermath