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Life sentences given to man convicted in couple's slaying

A man convicted in the case of a couple who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in a 2007 carjacking in Tennessee is going to prison having heard emotional testimony from the victims' relatives

Biden flexes muscle with new black caucus…

Joe Biden is flexing his muscle with new presidential primary endorsements from three congressmen, including two former chairmen of the Congressional Black Caucus and a former Florida governor

Court suspends key permits for planned Minnesota copper mine

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has suspended two key permits for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine ahead of a hearing next month

Walmart CEO McMillon named Business Roundtable…

The Business Roundtable selects Walmart CEO Doug McMillon as its new chairman

Trudeau can look to US politicians amid brownface…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau need only look to the United States for lessons on how to survive the furor over a photo of him in brownface at a costume party nearly two decades ago

Interior Dept. Transferring Public Land For…

The 560 acres being transferred to the U.S. Army include parts of New Mexico, California and Arizona.

Facebook CEO visits lawmakers amid push for tech…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers in Washington to discuss regulation of the tech industry, including the companies' collection of users' personal data on their platforms.

The Latest: Hearing begins in California…

A preliminary hearing has begun in the case of a 20-year-old man accused of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue in April, killing a woman and injuring three other people

Trump scorns complaint about call with foreign…

The government's intelligence watchdog is appearing in a closed session before the House intelligence committee about the handling of a whistleblower complaint.

'It's bad': Hundreds of water rescues as Imelda…

Rain from Tropical Depression Imelda has deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures in areas east of Houston that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey two years ago

Iran envoy: 'All-out war' to result if hit for…

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning that any US or Saudi military strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'

Next-generation F-35 fighter jets go to National Guard unit

The Vermont Air National Guard has taken delivery of the first two of what will become 20 F-35 fighter aircraft, the first guard unit to receive the next-generation fighter

Trump Administration To Slap San Francisco With…

“They have to clean it up. We can’t have our cities going to hell," President Trump told reporters while discussing the San Francisco's homelessness.

Huawei debuts phone without Google apps as US…

Huawei is launching a new flagship smartphone that will run on the Chinese tech giant's own version of Google's Android operating system because of U.S. export sanctions

Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier parks allow e-bikes

National Park Service officials say electric bicycles are now allowed in Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Glacier national parks, along with Wyoming's National Elk Refuge

North Carolina donor wants political bribery case dropped

Lawyers for the North Carolina insurance magnate charged with trying to bribe the state's top insurance regulator say the case should be dismissed because he was exercising his right to support elected officials who were responsive to constituents

Officer who guarded El Chapo's wife arrested in drug sting

A New York City police officer who moonlighted as a bodyguard for the wife of convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been arrested in a drug sting

Dominion planning large wind farm off Virginia…

Dominion Energy wants to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States off the Virginia coast