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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.

Colorado Baker Is Going To Court Again After…

The Masterpiece Cakeshop owner refused to make a custom cake for a transgender woman celebrating her birthday and her transition.

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

10 Things to Know for Today

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

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

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Officials Lift Evacuation Orders In Carr Fire

After burning more than 200,000 acres over three weeks, the Carr Fire is contained enough for residents to return home.

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."

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

Twitter Is Reworking Some Features To Curb Hate…

CEO Jack Dorsey told The Washington Post about steps he plans to take on Wednesday.

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

Trial witnesses back off statements to…

Prosecutors called as witnesses friends of the two men charged in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago high school student, and all backed away from statements made to investigators

Murder trial to start for Texas officer who shot…

Murder trial for former Texas police officer who killed a black teenager highlights heightened role that video evidence plays in high-profile police shootings

US And Mexico Step Up Their Joint Effort To Fight…

According to the DEA, Mexican drug trafficking organizations pose the biggest crime threat to the U.S.

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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

WWII POWs buried as unknowns in Hawaii get…

A 96-year-old former U.S. Army veteran who was held prisoner by Japan during World War II will help dedicate a memorial stone to other prisoners of war at a national cemetery in Honolulu

Body of firefighter killed in California returns…

The body of a Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history has returned to his home state

The White House Revoked Former CIA Director John…

Press secretary Sarah Sanders announced a list of former officials that may have their clearances revoked last month.

Plane narrowly misses van crossing runway for barbecue

A jetliner taking off narrowly missed hitting an airport van that crossed a runway to go to an employee barbeque

Man arrested after overdoses at downtown city park

Authorities are saying 46 people have overdosed from suspected synthetic marijuana at or near a Connecticut city park

Dave Dave, whose father set him on fire in 1983…

Dave Dave, who was badly scarred at the age of 6 when his father tried to burn him to death, has died

Puerto Rico Restores Power To Almost All Of Its…

Nearly a year later, almost all residents in Puerto Rico have their power back.

Hiker Lost in Wilderness Survived by Eating Bees

Matthew Matheny went for what was supposed to be a brief hike on Mount St. Helens on Thursday last week—and was airlifted to a Vancouver, Wash., hospital Wednesday when search and rescue teams finally found him. The 40-year-old Warren, Ohio, resident, who was in the state visiting friends, had...

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Rare nickel sells for $4.5 million at auction

A rare nickel has sold for $4.5 million at a Philadelphia auction

Conditions of release not yet met for compound…

Three people accused of child abuse at a desert compound remained jailed as New Mexico authorities tried to satisfy conditions of release set by a judge

More People Are Donating To Causes Ignited By…

In a time when social movements are in overdrive, people are finding new ways to create change. One of those ways is something called rage giving.