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Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full…

Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their midst. But in dozens of other dioceses, there has been no reckoning.

Was a great white shark to blame for Cape Cod…

Massachusetts' leading shark expert is trying to determine if the first person to be attacked in waters off the state since 2012 was bitten by a great white shark.

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Pennsylvania church's reckoning, Trump's unprecedented move, Italy's aging bridge problem

New Malaysian government repeals law banning…

Malaysia's new government has repealed a widely criticized law prohibiting "fake news," in a move hailed as a landmark moment for human rights by a group of Southeast Asian lawmakers

Bus driver comforts child who had wandered off from home

A bus driver took action when she saw a little girl standing in the street in a T-shirt and underwear

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A tour of Syria - with the Russian military

Syria's civil war isn't over, but Russia is keen to show that life is gradually returning to normal.

Gunmen Besiege Intelligence Facility in Kabul as…

unmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the city’s Shiite residents held funeral services for the victims of a horrific suicide bombing the previous day that left 34 dead.

Elephant DNA Could Be the Key to Fighting Cancer

Elephants have an uncanny ability to stave off cancer and researchers think they have finally figured out how they do it. Tony Spitz has the details.

More Than 340 Papers Publish Anti-Trump Editorials

The Boston Globe decided it was time for an organized response to President Trump's attacks on the media as an "enemy of the people"—and hundreds of newspapers responded. At least 343 publications agreed to publish editorials Thursday against what the Globe calls Trump's "dirty war against the free press,...

Company blames hacker after jobseeker told name is 'ghetto'

A suburban St. Louis clinic that treats men with low testosterone is blaming a hacker after a jobseeker was told her name was too "ghetto."

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Odor diverts Philadelphia-bound flight to North Carolina

A Frontier Airlines jetliner has arrived in Philadelphia nine hours after an odor forced it to land in North Carolina

Cuomo Criticized For America 'Was Never That…

"We're not going to make America great again. It was never that great," Cuomo said while pushing for gender equality.

After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls…

Twitter first gave conspiratorialist Alex Jones a brief time out; then its CEO floated the ideas of deeper changes that might limit the spread of misinformation

Prosecutor: Priests 'weaponized' the faith to…

A grand jury report on child sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic church in Pennsylvania accuses priests of using religious rituals, symbols of faith and the threat of eternity in hell to sexually attack children over the years

7 of 8 People Killed in Head-On Crash Were Related

A family in Washington state is mourning seven family members—including five children—who died in a horrific crash while on their way to Las Vegas for an end-of-summer trip. Police say the seven died near Burns, Ore., when the driver of a 1999 Toyota 4Runner crossed the center line...

Ex-Virginia youth pastor gets 58 years in triple…

A former Virginia youth pastor was sentenced to 58 years in prison for killing his wife, stepdaughter and the stepdaughter's boyfriend last Thanksgiving

Mali's president wins runoff vote with more than…

Mali's president wins runoff election with more than 67 percent of the vote

Something borrowed: Georgia planner nabs wedding grifter

A Georgia wedding planner came in handy for one couple who nearly had more than $2,000 stolen from their reception

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Amputee bride walks up the aisle

Against all odds, Amanda Flores not only walked down the aisle on her wedding day, but also danced.