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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

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

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

Besieged Puerto Rico governor goes quiet amid…

In the Spanish colonial fortress that serves as his official residence, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is under siege

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

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US man escapes fire by climbing down high-rise

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

Panel orders federal judge to reconsider Trump…

An appeals court wants a judge to reconsider letting Justice Department lawyers immediately appeal a case accusing President Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency

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

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

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

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.

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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

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

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.

Power station fires knock out service on hot day…

Fires at two transmission substations in Wisconsin's capital knocked out power to more than thousands of customers on a sweltering day, sending plumes of smoke into the air and leading the governor to declare a state of emergency

The Latest: Iran says 2nd tanker has exited…

Iran's semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that a second oil tanker detained by Iranian forces has now left Iranian waters

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.

Minnesota crowd welcomes home Ilhan Omar

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

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US judge denies bail for ex-Peruvian president…

A U.S. judge has denied bail for former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo after prosecutors argued he was a flight risk and pointed out officials found a suitcase with $40,000 in cash during his arrest

Ruling keeps alive Abu-Jamal's lawsuit over…

A federal appeals court is keeping alive a lawsuit brought by Mumia Abu-Jamal that alleges his rights were violated when he was denied hepatitis C drugs