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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

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

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

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

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.

Listen to Audio of Children Separated From Their…

An audio recording of children being detained inside a Border Patrol facility is being widely shared online as the Trump administration’s controversial zero tolerance immigration policy

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.

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs…

A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war

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

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.

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High…

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda

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