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Retrial set to begin for ex-New York Senate…

A retrial is set to begin for ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son on corruption charges

Veteran journalist named top editor of Los…

The Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor

Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper…

Flash flooding in the Upper Midwest is being blamed for at least one death and widespread damage

China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un…

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day visit starting Tuesday

Firefighters suspended for making porn at firehouse

Too hot to handle: Ohio officials place two firefighters on leave for making pornographic videos at a firehouse

Will Norway's electric transport take off?

An battery-powered plane is Norway's latest part of the country’s plan to combat climate change.

Chadwick Boseman Gives His MTV Movie Award for…

Chadwick Boseman gave his 2018 MTV Movie and TV Award to a real-life superhero.

Baby Born on Train Gets Free Rides for Quarter of…

While having your kids duck the turnstile is one way parents reduce their public transit costs, apparently, another is just to give birth to them on the train.

The Latest: Trump defiant amid criticism over…

Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents

City where many slaves entered US to apologize for slavery

The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize for its role in the slave trade

China blasts new US tariff threat as 'blackmail'

China's government has denounced Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures"

17-year-old Chicago boy, still alive, is covered in a sheet

Chicago Fire Department officials are trying to determine how one of six people shot, one fatally, was initially believed to be dead and covered with a sheet on a West Side street

Sen. Ted Cruz Announces Bill Meant To Keep…

A "zero-tolerance" policy announced in April has led to at least 2,000 migrant children being separated from their guardians.

IBM pits computer against human debaters

IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years

Police identify gunman killed by bystander in…

Tim Day has been identified as the armed suspect killed by a bystander Sunday in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state

Report says over 1 billion small arms in world…

A new survey says there are more than 1 billion firearms in the world today, and that 46 percent of the 393 million civilian-held firearms are owned by Americans

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Among 10 Things to Know: Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage; judge says Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote; compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem.

Dozens missing after ferry sinking at Indonesia's…

Dozens of people are missing after a ferry sank on Indonesia's Lake Toba, casting a pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month

Report: Washington Metro knew it was overcharging riders

A recently obtained report says the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority knew it was overcharging riders for years but didn't act to correct the problem until 2017