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Family: California man celebrating marriage killed in Spain

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The State Department says at least one American was killed and one injured in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain. More>>

Northwestern prof, Oxford staffer extradited to Chicago

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An Oxford University employee accused of killing a 26-year-old hair stylist has been extradited to Chicago. More>>

Charlottesville exposes new threat for college campuses

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Colleges are bracing for more violence on campus after a deadly attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia became the latest example of hatred migrating from the internet to the streets. More>>

The Latest: Jacksonville shooting leaves 2 officers injured

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Florida gov. 'heartbroken' after 4 officers shot. More>>

1 police officer killed, 3 injured in 2 shootings in Florida

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Florida authorities say two Kissimmee police officers have been shot. More>>

The Latest: Suspect in stabbing death back in Chicago

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A Northwestern University professor accused with another man in the brutal stabbing death of a 26-year-old hair stylist has returned to Chicago from California to face murder charges. More>>

Dashcam video shows white cop punching black man during stop

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Dashcam video of a white officer repeatedly punching a black man and hitting his head on pavement appears to show a different sequence of events than how Ohio police had initially described it. More>>

Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviser

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President Donald Trump is losing another informal adviser: billionaire investor Carl Icahn. More>>

Philippines says 7-year-old boy missing in Spain van attack

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The Philippines government says a child missing after a vehicle plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona is the 7-year-old son of a Filipino woman who had been living in Australia. More>>

Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

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Trump pushes out strategist Steve Bannon, who returns to Breitbart News with goal of 'going to war' with Trump opponents. More>>

The Latest: Young Australian boy missing after van attack

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French officials say 25 French nationals were injured in a van attack in Barcelona, and Australia says one of its citizens is unaccounted for. More>>

A look at US-S. Korea war games and how North might respond

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America's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always get a rise out of North Korea. More>>

Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia

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Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor has fled to Colombia with her husband a day after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest. More>>

Trump studying options for new approach to Afghan war

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Trump administration is getting closer to a decision on a new approach for fighting the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan. More>>

Finnish police shoot man who stabs 8 people in Turku; 2 dead

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Police in Finland say they have shot a man in the leg after he was suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku. More>>

Spanish plan for carnage started with botched explosion

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Spanish police kill five suspects connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. More>>

Tillerson condemns hate speech, says bigotry is un-American

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is condemning hate speech and bigotry as un-American and antithetical to the values that the United States was founded on and promotes abroad. More>>

Soothing the nation? Trump struggles like no other president

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Under fire over competence and moral leadership, Trump defends Confederate statues and attacks his critics. More>>

Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response

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President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture-war debate. More>>

Trump ousts Bannon, his influential, divisive strategist

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White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post. More>>

The Latest: Florida authorities say 4 police officers shot

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Florida authorities say 4 police officers shot in two cities. More>>

Judge refuses to end Roman Polanski sex assault case

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A Los Angeles judge has denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end the criminal case against the fugitive director. More>>

Citing Trump remarks, entire president's arts council quits

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Actor Kal Penn, artist Chuck Close and virtually the entire membership of the President's Committee On the Arts and Humanities have announced their resignation. More>>

Taylor Swift left 'a blank space, baby' on social media

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Taylor Swift's social media streams went dark Friday and fans went nuts speculating about a possible sixth album. More>>

Sierra Leone death toll now up to 450 after mudslides

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Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400 as hundreds still missing, UN says. More>>

Barcelona's victims include US man celebrating anniversary

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The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world _ men, women and children from at least two dozen nations _ testifying to the global appeal of the sun-kissed city with its bounty of must-visit sites and star-studded football team. More>>

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers

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California regulators say they're tightening the rules on a pesticide popular with farmers over new health concerns. More>>

HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts

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HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. More>>

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

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Major tech companies are taking a firmer stand against white supremacists in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

In Germany, neo-Nazis get to march but threats are verboten

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Police in the German capital are bracing for a protest by far-right supporters Saturday, intended to commemorate the death of Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess. More>>

NASA, PBS marking 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launches

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NASA and PBS are marking 40 years since the back-to-back launches of the Voyager spacecraft. More>>

Why hate came to the progressive island of Charlottesville

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Why hate came to Charlottesville, a progressive island surrounded by conservative Virginia. More>>

Kenya opposition files challenge against presidential vote

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Dozens of supporters of Kenya's opposition coalition have gathered around the Supreme Court building where lawyers are expected to file a petition contesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. More>>

Senior officer on damaged ship to be relieved of command

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A Navy leader says the commanding officer of the USS Fitzgerald, which lost seven sailors in a collision at sea in June, will be relieved of command. More>>

Chris Long supports Malcolm Jenkins during anthem protest

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Chris Long, the Philadelphia defensive end who grew in Charlottesville, Virginia, put his arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins as a show of unity during the national anthem before the Eagles' exhibition game against Buffalo. More>>

Robin Thicke, model expecting baby on Alan Thicke's birthday

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Robin Thicke's girlfriend has announced she's expecting a baby with the singer and her due date is the same as the birthday of Thicke's late father, actor Alan Thicke. More>>

Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers

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Archaeologists say DNA from ancient bones of domesticated turkeys provides a clue into the mysterious exodus of cliff dwellers from southwestern Colorado 700 years ago. More>>

Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for David Ortiz

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The Boston Red Sox's owner John Henry told the Boston Herald that he is "haunted" by the racist legacy of former owner Tom Yawkey and that he welcomes renaming of Yawkey Way in front of the ballpark and offices. More>>

State Department email restored after worldwide outage

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U.S. officials say the State Department has suffered a worldwide email outage affecting its entire unclassified system. The officials said the outage began early Friday morning and that technicians were working to restore email as soon as possible. More>>

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week. More>>

Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite

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Spacewalking astronauts have set free the world's first satellite made with a 3-D printer. More>>

'Spectacular' autumn foliage is forecast for New England

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New England's fall foliage forecast is looking so fine it's enough to make a maple leaf blush. More>>

Widow won't sign, and that puts timeshare giant in a bind

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An octogenarian widow is standing in the way of a giant Florida timeshare development, and now the developer is suing the county in an effort to get around her. More>>

Estimates of North Korea's nuclear weapons hard to nail down

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Estimates about the size of North Korea's nuclear war chest are far from precise. More>>

The Latest: Death toll up to 450 in Sierra Leone mudslides

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Sierra Leone pathologist says 'up to 450' bodies now recovered after mudslides. More>>

Pentagon chief to visit Ukraine amid tensions with Russia

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The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will visit Ukraine next week to reassure government leaders that the U.S. does not accept Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region. More>>

Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose command

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The captain of a Navy warship that lost seven sailors in a collision with a commercial container ship in June will be relieved of command and about a dozen others face punishment, and the Navy acknowledged Thursday that both ships had made mistakes. More>>

Search area expands for Army helicopter missing off Hawaii

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A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Manhunt continues for driver in Barcelona attack; What's growing alongside North Korea's nuclear program. More>>

The Latest: Trump won't back down on Confederate monuments

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford has strongly endorsed the statements by the leaders of the four major U.S. military services, who spoke out against racism and extremism. More>>

Raw feelings close to the surface at Fox over Trump remarks

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Fox News Channel anchor Kat Timpf says she's taken aback and threatened by the angry response to her comments criticizing President Donald Trump's reaction to the Charlottesville protest. More>>

US helping clear 'historic' amount of explosives in Mosul

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The top U.S. commander in Iraq says for the first time that the American military will help contractors and other officials locate unexploded bombs dropped by the coalition. More>>

US Jewish criticism of Trump expands to some supporters

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Trump's response to the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is drawing criticism from some American Jews who are usually reluctant to criticize him. More>>

Is it really Lyme? Researchers developing a new test to tell

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Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or something else can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to catch the disease early _ using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood. More>>

Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

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Nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit opioids prescribed to first-time users; American Medical Association criticizes move. More>>

UN chief: Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen

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Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a draft report that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for more than half the children killed and injured in Yemen's civil war last year. More>>

Threat looms of more mudslides in Sierra Leone amid burials

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Queen Elizabeth II expresses sadness over Sierra Leone mudslides that have killed hundreds. More>>

Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

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The U.S. and Japanese defense chiefs and top diplomats are meeting in Washington to discuss North Korea amid mixed messages from the Trump administration on how to deal with the threat. More>>

Under fire _ from GOP _ Trump digs in on Confederate icons Video included

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President Donald Trump has abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils-an apparent attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

Israeli leader resists calls to criticize Trump

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Israel's prime minister is coming under growing criticism for his relative silence over President Donald Trump's response to the racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

US: War would be 'horrific' but NKorea nukes 'unimaginable'

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Top US military officer: Military solution 'horrific,' but North Korea gaining US nuke strike capability 'unimaginable'. More>>

Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years

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Egyptian archaeologists discover tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period. More>>

The Latest: Catalan govt ties attacks in Cambrils, Barcelona

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Spain's El Pais newspaper, citing police sources, says the two perpetrators of the van crash in Barcelona are holed up in a bar. More>>

A grim subway reality: Corpses sometimes kept in break rooms

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Transit workers are complaining about the longstanding police practice of using employee break rooms and bathrooms to temporarily store the bodies of people struck and killed by subway trains. More>>

Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for Europe

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Police in the northern Spanish city of Barcelona say a white van has jumped the sidewalk in the city's historic Las Ramblas district. More>>

10 Things to Know for Friday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Barcelona attack, Trump digs in, CIA interrogation settlement. More>>

ICC orders Mali extremist to pay $3.2 million in reparations

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The International Criminal court says a Muslim radical found guilty of destroying World Heritage-listed cultural sites in the Malian city of Timbuktu must pay 2.7 million euros ($3.2 million) in reparations. More>>

Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

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Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean. More>>

Neuroscientist who studied Einstein's brain dies at 90

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A founder of modern neuroscience who studied Einstein's brain has died. More>>

'Red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assault

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has arrived in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model. More>>

Columbus officer who shot 13-year-old boy feared gunfight

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Records show the white Columbus police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year feared a gunfight with the teen. More>>

Gov: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

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Maine's Republican governor says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. More>>

Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled Video included

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President Donald Trump is defiantly blaming "both sides" for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia and rebuffing the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged protests. More>>

Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea

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President Donald Trump's chief strategist says there's no military solution to North Korea's threats and that the U.S. is losing the economic race against China. More>>

Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law's lost ring

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A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot. More>>

In letter to staff, DeVos condemns Charlottesville violence

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After being criticized over a muted response, in a letter to staff, DeVos condemns Charlottesville violence. More>>

Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

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Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued some 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this year. More>>

Charlottesville woman's family: Fight injustice like she did

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Family members of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally say the best way to honor Heather Heyer is to continue her fight against injustice. More>>

Oh the drama: Puig lifts Dodgers to 5-4 win over White Sox

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Yasiel Puig's two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Chicago White Sox 5-4 for their second comeback win in two games. More>>

Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears burqa in Parliament

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An Australian senator has provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face coverings. More>>

Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minorities

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The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, revived a painful past for minorities and the activists who once led the civil rights movement. More>>

Dog tags, possible remains of WWII soldier found on island

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The dog tags of an American soldier missing from a World War II battle in the Pacific have been turned over to U.S. military officials, along with skeletal remains that could be his. More>>

Democrats plan events to boost support after Charlottesville

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The Democratic National Committee plans more than 160 events across the United States this weekend, aiming to seize on the outrage following last weekend's white supremacist rally in Virginia. More>>

Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them Video included

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The CEO of Campbell Soup is resigning from a White House jobs panel over comments about racism made by President Donald Trump. More>>

Ousted chief justice makes runoff in Alabama Senate race

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Alabama Sen. Luther Strange will face off with Ten Commandments judge Roy Moore in a Republican runoff for the Senate seat that previously belonged to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. More>>

The Latest: White House reacts to Steve Bannon comments

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China has warned "there is no winner in a trade war" after an aide to President Donald Trump advocated a tougher stance toward Beijing in published comments. More>>

Nobel winner shot for promoting education to study at Oxford

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Education activist Malala Yousafzai has gained a place at the University of Oxford. More>>

Powerball jackpot climbs to $510 million, 8th largest

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The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $510 million, making it one of the largest in U.S. history. More>>

Republican leaders dance around Trump remarks Video included

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Republican leaders tiptoe around President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks on white supremacists as the GOP grapples with an escalating political crisis. More>>

Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies

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Congressional Budget Office: Higher premiums, fewer insurance options if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies. More>>

Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

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A federal appeals court panel has ruled that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group. More>>

Veterans get expanded college assistance under Trump

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Trump signs legislation that removes 15-year time limit on using GI benefits and increases aid for thousands serving in the National Guard and Reserve. More>>

Young leaders of massive 2014 Hong Kong protests get prison

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A court has overturned sentences that the prosecution said were too light and sent young Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders of huge pro-democracy protests in 2014 to prison. More>>

The Latest: Trump touts Jeff Flake's primary challenger

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President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at a fellow Republican, calling Sen. Lindsey Graham a "publicity seeking" lawmaker. More>>

Republican leaders dance around Trump remarks Video included

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The Senate's top Republican is condemning the "messages of hate and bigotry" carried by the KKK and white supremacist groups. More>>

New UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at port

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Britain's new flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived at its home port in southern England to great fanfare. More>>

The Latest: Trump disbands business panel as fallout spreads Video included

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A White House official says Hope Hicks, President Donald Trump's longtime aide, will serve temporarily as White House communications director. More>>

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Confederate monuments removed, Trump's business councils collapse, insurer limits opioid use. More>>

Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslides as hundreds still missing. More>>

Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with founders

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Many historians say it's far-fetched to place Robert E. Lee and George Washington in the same category the way President Donald Trump has suggested. More>>

Donald Trump's die-hard supporters show no signs of straying

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Even as some Republican leaders distance themselves from Trump, his most ardent grassroots supporters remain thrilled. More>>

Charlottesville victim's mother urges 'righteous action'

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Mourners will gather in Charlottesville on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally. More>>

SKorea looks to jumpstart diplomacy in NKorea standoff

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A South Korean conservative party has called for the United States to bring back tactical nuclear weapons to the Korean Peninsula to better cope against North Korean threats. More>>

On a chaotic day in DC, Trump goes after Amazon, again

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President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers.". More>>

New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debacle

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A 1960s Great Society program, Medicaid gets new life after Republican health care bill collapses. More>>

Russian ex-minister on trial for bribery blames Putin ally

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A Russian ex-economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million cash bribe has accused the head of Russia's largest oil company of setting him up. More>>

Virginia clashes bring attention to anti-fascist movement

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The deadly white nationalist demonstration in Virginia has brought new attention to an anti-fascist movement whose members have been a regular presence at protests around the country in the last year. More>>

5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found

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The U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are responding to a report that an Army helicopter with five aboard went down in the ocean off Hawaii. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Viral photo doesn't show 'antifa' beating cop

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A widely spread photo that appears to show an anti-fascist activist beating a police officer is a doctored image. More>>

Back to bomb shelters? North Korea threats revive nuke fears

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With angry threats between the US and North Korea escalating, an American public looks at the possibility of returning to a Cold War era of possible nuclear war that once appeared to be over. More>>

Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'

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Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there. More>>

'Please don't let her be dead': man who saved fiancee

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With tires screeching and bodies flying, Marcus Martin shoved his fiancée away at the last second from a car charging through a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

Winner of Utah GOP primary cuts nuanced stance on Trump

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Moderate Utah mayor wins 3-way GOP primary for Chaffetz seat. More>>

The Iowa State Fair is opening. Time to visit the Butter Cow

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More than 1 million people typically visit the Iowa State Fair annually, and sometimes it seems like all of them are clustered around the Butter Cow. More>>

Couple's arranged marriage turned into 19-year 'love story'

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A Minnesota couple who began their life together through an arranged marriage nearly 20 years ago are about to renew their vows. More>>

The Latest: FBI sets up tip line for information on rally

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Inside the theater where mourners are gathering for a memorial service, a slide show is playing on a large screen showing a variety of photos of Heather Heyer smiling with friends. More>>

Police: Teacher let son sell LSD and allowed teens to use it

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An Ohio elementary school teacher faces criminal charges over allegations she let her 15-year-old son sell drugs and let teenagers use the psychedelic drug LSD in her home. More>>

Racial politics haunt GOP in the Trump era

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President Donald Trump's response to a violence clash with neo-Nazis in Virginia highlights an intensifying political challenge for the Republican Party. More>>

Science Says: Lightning is zapping fewer Americans, not more

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Lightning _ once one of nature's biggest killers _is claiming far fewer lives in the United States, mostly because we've learned to get out of the way. More>>

Big Ben backlash: Plan to silence beloved bell under review

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Officials at the British Parliament say they will review plans to silence Big Ben during four years of repairs after politicians criticized the lengthy muting of the beloved bell. More>>

Trump leaves top strategist's future in limbo: 'We'll see' Video included

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President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep top White House strategist Steve Bannon. More>>

The Latest: Strange, Moore head to runoff in GOP Senate race

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Sen. Luther Strange and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore are headed to a Republican primary runoff to fill the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. More>>

Lawsuit claims rodent was baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich

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A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping in her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent. More>>

Man drives himself to hospital with nail in his heart

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The doctor who operated on a Wisconsin man who shot himself with a nail gun says the nail punctured the patient's heart. More>>

UK vows Brexit won't mean the return of Irish border posts

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Britain says there must be no border posts between Northern Ireland and the Irish republic after Brexit. More>>

Afghan migrant 'Little Picasso' offered Serbian citizenship

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A 10-year-old migrant from Afghanistan, who has been nicknamed "Little Picasso" because of his talent for painting, and his family offered Serbian citizenship. More>>

Netflix wins 'Scandal' creator Rhimes in blow to Disney, ABC

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Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the popular television series "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," has signed a deal to make new series for Netflix. More>>

Moore, Strange in GOP runoff in Alabama Senate race

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Alabama voters will be casting ballots Tuesday in party primaries for the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. More>>

Report: Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

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A toxicology report shows that Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Charlottesville to mourn woman killed at rally in memorial; Defiant Trump renews criticism of 'both sides' in protest; China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats. More>>

Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally

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Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists who attended violent rally in Charlottesville. More>>

Maria Sharapova granted wild-card entry into US Open

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Maria Sharapova granted a wild-card invitation for the U.S. Open's main draw; her first major in 1 ½ years after sitting out 15 months for a drug ban. More>>

Fox removes video with cars plowing through demonstrators

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Fox removes video from its web site depicting cars plowing through demonstrators, saying it was 'inappropriate.'. More>>

Daniel Craig announces return as James Bond

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Daniel Craig will return for a fifth go-around as James Bond. More>>

More than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can you

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Next week's stunning solar eclipse in the United States will generate as much science as oohs and aahs. More>>

Police doubt life jacket is linked to missing Swedish woman

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Life jacket find in Denmark submarine case unlikely related. More>>

More than 300 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslides Video included

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Death toll in Sierra Leone mudslides expected to rise; more than 300 reported killed. More>>

China tells US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

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North Korea say that leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military's plans to launch missiles in waters near Guam days after the Korean People's Army announced its preparing to create "enveloping fire" near the U.S. military hub in the Pacific. More>>

Violence adds momentum to removal of Confederate statues

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Deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, fuels another re-evaluation of Confederate statues. More>>

Business leaders quit Trump panel; he hits back hard

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The CEOs of athletic wear manufacturer Under Armour and pharmaceutical company Merck resigned Monday from the White House's American Manufacturing Council. More>>

AP Fact Check: What Trump said about Virginia protesters

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President Donald Trump is defending his response to Saturday's racially-charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, but his combative exchange with reporters Tuesday at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of event. More>>

The Latest: Paul Ryan tweets 'white supremacy is repulsive'

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The leaders of four minority House caucus groups have written a letter on President Donald Trump calling for the removal of White House staff aides Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and Sebastian Gorka. More>>

Trump says 'we'll see' what happens to his top strategist Video included

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President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep top White House strategist Steve Bannon. More>>

Defiant Trump insists anew: Blame both sides for violence Video included

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President Donald Trump is back in the New York skyscraper that bears his name, but the furor over his reaction to race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend shows few signs of dying down. More>>

Trump signs order to speed infrastructure construction

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President Donald Trump says he's signing a new executive order "streamlining" the federal permitting process to speed up construction of transportation, water and other infrastructure projects without harming the environment. More>>

DJ in Taylor Swift case wasn't interested in backing down

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Soon after a jury determined that Taylor Swift had been groped by a radio station host before a concert in Denver, the singer-songwriter vowed to become a voice for other victims of sexual assault. More>>

Trump comments please, anger, then please hate group leaders

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President Donald Trump's denouncement of hate groups has disappointed and even angered some of the white nationalists, white supremacists and neo-Nazis who supported and felt emboldened by his presidential campaign. More>>

Moderate Utah mayor wins 3-way GOP primary for US House seat

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Three GOP candidates hoping to replace Jason Chaffetz in Congress will face off in a special election Tuesday after weeks of the candidates trying to burnish their conservative credentials and fend off attack ads from deep-pocketed outside groups. More>>

Thousands flee as Iraq steps up airstrikes on IS-held town

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Thousands of Iraqis have fled an Islamic State-held town west of Mosul as Iraqi and coalition warplanes step up strikes ahead of a ground offensive to drive out the militants. More>>

US vet returns dead Japanese soldier's flag to emotional kin

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U.S. World War II veteran returns a calligraphy-covered Japanese flag he took from a dead soldier 73 years ago to tearful and grateful family. More>>

Texas Senate OKs restricting insurance coverage for abortion

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The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature is poised to restrict insurance coverage for abortions over the objections of opponents who are decrying that no exception would be made in cases of rape or incest. More>>

The Latest: Curtis wins GOP primary for US House seat

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A popular mayor has won Utah's Republican primary to become the overwhelming favorite to fill the U.S. House seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz. More>>

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues; Both Korean leaders, US signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis; Dubai magnate tied to Trump brand seeks new ventures abroad. More>>

US decries Islamic State 'genocide' of Christians, others

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The Trump administration is denouncing the Islamic State group for carrying out 'genocide' against Christians and other religious minorities in areas under its control. More>>

13 killed when huge tree crashes down on Portuguese festival Video included

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Portuguese media reports that several people have died when they were crushed by a falling tree on the island of Madeira on Tuesday. More>>

Trump seeks probe by his trade office of China's practices

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Even as he seeks Beijing's help with North Korea, President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property. More>>

Mindy Kaling announces pregnancy, talks parenting

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Mindy Kaling has confirmed pregnancy rumors and says she's excited to be a mom. More>>

Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

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Protesters in North Carolina toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier that had stood for nearly a century in a protest Monday against racism. More>>

Pick 6: Transfers outside of QB who could have big impact

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Pick 6: Transfers, outside of quarterbacks, who could make immediate impacts at their new schools. More>>

Crosby: Talent, not politics, behind Nugent's Rock Hall snub

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David Crosby says fellow rocker Ted Nugent has been kept out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because he's not good enough, not because of his politics. More>>

Hillary Clinton's pastor plagiarized prayer at heart of book

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Hillary Clinton's pastor admits he plagiarized parts of the prayer he sent her the day after she lost the presidential election. More>>

Judge, Sanchez each hit 40th HR to lift Yanks over Mets 4-2

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Aaron Judge hit a tying home run in the sixth inning, Aaron Hicks and Gary Sanchez went deep in the eighth and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Mets 4-2 in the first of four Subway Series matchups this week. More>>

Not Sorry: Oprah lets go of 'emotional burden' of weight

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At 63, Oprah Winfrey isn't apologizing for anything, especially her weight. More>>

Scaramucci: If it were up to me, Bannon would be gone

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Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci says if it were up to him, top adviser Steve Bannon would be gone from President Donald Trump's administration. More>>

Cristiano Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for five matches after shoving a referee following his red card during Real Madrid's 3-1 victory over Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup. More>>

Poll: Charters less popular, but vouchers less contentious

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A new survey says that expanding charter schools around the country is losing support among Americans, even as President Donald Trump and his administration continue to push for school choice. More>>

The Latest: US says still interested in dialogue with NKorea

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North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military's plans to launch missiles in waters near Guam days after the Korean People's Army announced its preparing to create "enveloping fire" near the U.S. military hub in the Pacific. More>>

Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals

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Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on historic Northwest Passage's sea ice, wildlife, native communities. More>>

China says US trade probe would violate international rules

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China says it will respond to a possible trade probe ordered by U.S. President Donald Trump with "all appropriate measures" to protect Chinese interests. More>>

Poll: Support for charters drops markedly over past year

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Poll shows support for charter schools falling significantly, but no direct link seen to Trump. More>>

Top Fed official tells AP: Bond portfolio could shrink soon

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NY Fed President Dudley indicates Fed will likely begin shrinking its bond portfolio soon. More>>

Bowing to pressure, Trump denounces hate groups by name Video included

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Trump remained out of sight and silent as pressure mounted from both political parties for him to explicitly condemn white supremacists and hate groups. More>>

Japanese siblings accept WWII soldier's flag from US veteran

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The former U.S. Marine knew the calligraphy-covered flag he took from a fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago was more than a keepsake of World War II. More>>

Charlottesville driver previously accused of beating mother Video included

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An Ohio man accused of ramming his car into a crowd of protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia will remain in jail - at least until he has an attorney. More>>

White nationalists: Charlottesville just a beginning

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White nationalists say Charlottesville, Virginia, was a landmark in what they see as an expanding drive to promote their agenda. More>>

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