Chicago's elusive gator settles in new home in…

An alligator that eluded capture for days in a Chicago lagoon is settling in its new home in Florida

US man escapes fire by climbing down high-rise

The unidentified man was unharmed, but four others were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.

3 sentenced for violence at Virginia white…

Three members of a white supremacist group have been sentenced to between two and three years in prison for violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia and political rallies in California

AP FACT CHECK: Trump challenges Fed with dubious…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's push for the Fed to slash rates is out of step with economic theory

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1 killed, 4 injured when Alaska flight aborted on takeoff

Authorities say one person was killed and four others were injured Friday morning when a floatplane's takeoff was aborted with seven people on board

Poll Shows Mexican Residents Are Losing Their…

The continued influx of people from Central America has Mexican citizens on edge, says a Washington Post/Reforma poll.

Apollo 11 astronauts reunite on 50th anniversary…

Apollo 11's Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins reunite on eve of 50th anniversary of humanity's first moon landing

Florida sheriff to investigate Epstein's work…

A Florida sheriff has launched an internal investigation into wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein's time spent out of jail under a work release program after he was convicted of sexually abusing underage girls

Minnesota crowd welcomes home Ilhan Omar

The congresswoman returned to her home state and was met with "welcome home" chants and signs.

What to do about suspicious orders is focus in opioid case

Two Ohio counties are asking a judge to find that drugmakers and distributors were not allowed to ship suspicious orders of controlled substances to pharmacies

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South Bend police to get body camera upgrades…

The Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor is updating its police officers' body camera technology following the recent fatal police shooting of a black man

On Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary, NASA Looks…

And that future involves getting back to the lunar surface.

Slim chance of ever finding Chinese scholar's body

Authorities in Illinois have suggested that the remains of a slain 26-year-old scholar from China may never be found despite a vow from prosecutors after her killer was sentenced to life in prison this week that the search will continue

'Come on man - what's that about?'

Elijah Cummings erupts as US homeland security chief Kevin McAleenan defends border facility conditions.

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Sandra Day O'Connor's Arizona home makes National…

A 1950s adobe house in Arizona, where the first woman on the nation's highest court loved to cook and serve meals across party lines, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Nevada child dies after bounce house blown into power lines

A 9-year-old Reno girl has died from injuries she suffered when strong winds blew an inflatable bounce house with three children inside into power lines.