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Police: Wounded middle school student in critical…

Authorities say a female student wounded in an Indianapolis-area middle school shooting is in critical condition and a teacher who was also shot is in good condition.

Family: Virginia police shooting video raises…

The family of a young, black Virginia man who was fatally shot by police while naked and unarmed says the release of body-camera footage has brought more questions than answers

Father, son plead guilty to fraud involving…

A father and son have pleaded guilty to wire fraud related to an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants in a secretive sect say was part of a plan to keep money flowing into the church

Canceled summit raises stakes for China over…

President Donald Trump's withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the North toward easing tensions over its nuclear program

Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

The first named tropical weather system of the 2018 hurricane season formed Friday, as the National Hurricane Center said a disturbance moving toward the Gulf of Mexico is now Subtropical Storm Alberto

The letters that inspired Miriam Margolyes

Ray Costello wrote the letters as she travelled the country in 1908, canvassing for women's right to vote.

Breaking Down All the Hidden Easter Eggs in…

Just days after Meghan Markle‘s royal wedding to Prince Harry, the newly minted Duchess of Sussex has received a very special gift: a coat of arms.

Science Could Bring the Endangered Northern White…

Scientists have sequenced the frozen DNA from a dozen northern white Rhinos and have found that the species could be saved. Tony Spitz has the details.

Senate orders Pentagon to review child-on-child sex abuse

The Defense Department's independent watchdog agency has been ordered to investigate failures of justice when military kids sexually assault each other on bases.

The Latest: Tropical storm watches issued ahead of Alberto

Forecasters have issued tropical storm and storm surge watches for parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast as Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches

Falling oil prices weigh on S&P 500, Dow

The S&P 500 and Dow eased on Friday after a steep drop in oil prices pressured energy stocks. Fred Katayama reports.

The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater…

Harvey Weinstein was carrying books about Broadway legends Rodgers and Hammerstein and film director Elia Kazan when he surrendered to police in New York

Texas officer kills off-duty deputy in alleged break-in

Investigators say an off-duty Texas police officer fatally shot an off-duty sheriff's deputy suspected in a reported break-in at the officer's home.

Trump Signs 3 Orders Addressing Federal Employees…

President Donald Trump signed three executive orders that essentially make it easier to fire federal union employees.

Source: Trump administration has cut deal with…

Source: US has cut deal with China's ZTE, drawing fire but clearing way for more trade talks with Beijing

USC president agrees to step down amid…

The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist

Supermarket suspends political giving amid…

Publix reevaluates its policy on political contributions as students protest its support for pro-NRA Florida gubernatorial candidate

New Executive Orders Curb Civil Service…

President Trump has signed three executive orders that will make it easier to fire federal workers and will restrict the activities of unions representing them, reports the New York Times : The first order reduces the time in which poor performers have to improve their effectiveness from up to 120 days...

S. Korea relieved about Trump-Kim summit revival…

South Korea says it feels relieved about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Kim's nuclear weapons program

USC president has agreed to step down amid sex scandal involving school gynecologist

USC president has agreed to step down amid sex scandal involving school gynecologist