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2 shootings in DC kill at least 1, wound another 8

In the nation's capital, one man was killed and five other adults were wounded in one shooting, and three were wounded in another

Woman Finds Injured Bobcat, Puts It in Car With…

Picking up wild animals is always a bad idea, wildlife officials say—and placing an injured bobcat next to your child is an especially bad idea. Parks and Wildlife officials in Colorado say a Colorado Springs woman was lucky her 3-year-old boy wasn't badly hurt or even killed by an...

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded…

The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead and rescue crews scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in homes

The Latest: Hong Kong climate strike focuses on…

About 50 people in Hong Kong have found a different reason to protest in their city's summer of pro-democracy demonstrations: climate change

Mechanic due to enter plea in airliner sabotage…

A former American Airlines mechanic who prosecutors say may have some links to terrorists is due to enter a plea to charges that he sabotaged an aircraft with 150 people aboard

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Award for man who stopped rainforest mega-dam

Peter Kallang has been awarded a top environmental prize for leading a successful campaign to stop a mega-dam being built in Borneo's rainforest.

The Latest: Trump administration blocks…

The Trump administration is in a showdown with Congress over access to a whistleblower's reported complaint

Court: Jail's 3-book limit doesn't violate rights of inmates

A federal judge in Chicago has ruled the confiscation by Cook County Jail guards of over 30 books from an inmate didn't violate his free-speech rights

India cuts corporate taxes to counter slowing…

The Indian government has cut most corporate taxes to about 25% from 30% to help boost growth and encourage investment

Judge set to rule on trial for suspect in…

A judge is set to rule whether a 20-year-old former college student should stand trial on charges of firing an assault rifle inside a synagogue, killing one woman and injuring three people on the last day of Passover

Off Balance: The Scooter Craze Is Too Fast For…

A Newsy investigation finds an unusual lack of national safety rules and industry standards for the popular standing electric scooters.

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Music starts for Earthlings around Area 51 events…

The music has started for revelers braving a long drive to a dusty festival ground in the remote Nevada desert near the once-secret Area 51 military base

California's dive boat, Ghost Ship fires share…

The deaths in California fires on a scuba diving boat and at the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse have brought a search for blame aimed at finding whether someone was negligent

The Latest: Conditions in Houston improve as…

Houston officials say floodwaters are receding across most of the city and efforts will continue through the night to clear the city's freeways of hundreds of vehicles stalled by the flooding

Who are the Sacklers, the family behind maker of…

A closer look at the Sackler family, the clan behind the maker of OxyContin

Zimbabwe doctor is found alive after alleged…

Activists in Zimbabwe say doctor whose alleged abduction led to days of protests is freed

Groups threaten to sue over nuclear weapons work at US labs

Nuclear watchdog groups say they will sue if the U.S. government doesn't conduct a nationwide programmatic environmental review of its plans to expand production of key components for the nation's nuclear arsenal

Findings of BBC report on kids in care 'a scandal'

A BBC investigation has found that teenagers in care are being placed at risk of abuse while living in unregulated homes.

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Analysis: Week 4: ND, Georgia meet with playoff implications

Analysis: There haven't been many tests for the teams atop the AP Top 25, but that should soon change for at least two of them.

Injured crewman sues boat owner for fiery…

A crewman injured in the fire that killed 34 people aboard a dive boat off Southern California has sued the boat owner and the company that chartered the vessel