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Navy warship sunk by German sub in WWII finally…

A dive team has located a sunken Navy warship off the coast of Maine

Heat wave forecast prompts Chicago public housing…

Public housing officials in Chicago are planning wellbeing checks on residents as the heat and humidity are expected to mount to dangerous levels

Lawyer: El Chapo was whisked away within hours of…

A lawyer says authorities have wasted no time in sending the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo to an ultra-high-security prison where he will serve a life sentence

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo…

The publishing house Mondadori says Italy's popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days

Drug company, 4 people indicted in US painkiller probe

Federal authorities say an Ohio-based wholesale drug distributor that's been linked before to the opioid drug crisis has been charged in a painkiller pill conspiracy cases

'Send her back' chants at Trump rally

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar responds to chants of "send her back" at a Trump rally in North Carolina.

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Across US, clergy mobilize to support vulnerable…

The prospect of nationwide immigration raids has provided evidence that legions of pastors and rabbis across the US stand ready to help vulnerable immigrants with offers of sanctuary and other services

The Latest: Guatemalan man says he didn't shoot…

A Guatemala man believed to be in the U.S. illegally has told an Iowa judge that he shot a woman in self-defense after she killed her two children

Texas cop who shot bystander won't be charged

A Texas police officer will not face criminal charges for fatally shooting an 18-year-old, who authorities say was hit by gunfire aimed at someone else

Iran Says Its Forces Have Seized A Foreign Oil…

Iran reportedly seized an oil tanker that was carrying 12 crew members and 1 million liters of fuel through the Strait of Hormuz.

Facebook's Libra gets stark warning from G-7…

Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich democracies have issued a stark warning that cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra should not be allowed before "serious regulatory and systemic concerns" are put in check

Trucker charged in Indiana highway crash killing…

Prosecutors have filed reckless homicide charges against a semi driver for a highway construction zone crash in Indianapolis that killed a woman and her 18-month-old twin daughters

House Approves New Minimum Wage

The House has struck again: A day after addressing two hot-button issues , the legislative body voted Thursday to increase the US minimum wage to $15 by 2025. The 231-199 vote fell mostly on party lines and showed that centrist and liberal Democrats can still compromise, the Hill reports. Liberals won...

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Pilot accused of flying while drunk in Nevada…

Authorities say a pilot from Washington state was arrested on suspicion of flying while drunk after a private plane crash and fire at an airport in Nevada

Greek police name suspect in US scientist's…

Greek authorities say they have identified a suspect accused of the brutal killing of American scientist Suzanne Eaton

Philadelphia moves to fire 13 officers over Facebook posts

The Philadelphia Police Department is suspending 13 officers with an intent to fire them following an investigation into offensive Facebook posts

Huge sand dune to protect major UK gas terminal

In a UK first, a 7m high barrier of sand is being created to help stop the coastline from crumbling.

Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex…

A federal judge has denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges involving underage girls

Church sign in Virginia says "America: Love or Leave It."

A church sign in Virginia is drawing attention over a message that says: "America: Love it or Leave It."

UnitedHealth Group profit jumps to $3.3 billion

Women accused in cut-from-womb case charged in baby's death

A mother and daughter accused of cutting the baby from a Chicago woman's womb are now also charged with murder in the baby's death

House Passes Bill To Kill Obamacare's Tax On High…

The tax, which has been delayed by Congress twice, would apply to high-cost, employer-provided health insurance plans.

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New York's climate plan will drive big changes, if it works

New York state has adopted the nation's most aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions

Man charged with killing girlfriend, 3 children…

Georgia man charged with killing live-in girlfriend and 3 children, including infant girl

Day 2 of deliberations on death penalty in…

Jurors have resumed deliberations on whether an ex-University of Illinois doctoral student should be put to death for slaying a 26-year-old scholar from China