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Deal sealed on US budget

Jul 22, 2019 / 3:31 pm

President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an...

Bombing suspect in custody

Jul 22, 2019 / 7:59 am

The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester has been kept in custody at a bail hearing. Hashem...

India launches moon shot

Jul 22, 2019 / 6:32 am

India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem....

Yippies prankster dead

Jul 22, 2019 / 6:26 am

Paul Krassner, the publisher, author and radical political activist on the front lines of 1960s counterculture who helped tie together his loose-knit prankster...

No more pig chase at fair

Jul 22, 2019 / 6:23 am

Watermelons are set to replace piglets in an annual event celebrating agriculture at a California fair. The Press Democrat reported Saturday that the Sonoma...

A prince turns six

Jul 22, 2019 / 6:14 am

Kensington Palace has released three new photographs for Prince George's birthday. The future king turns six on Monday. It's become a tradition for the...

ICE raid fears cancel concert

Jul 20, 2019 / 7:20 am

A music festival in southern Idaho has been cancelled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. The...

Explosion levels home

Jul 19, 2019 / 6:22 am

Six people were injured and dozens of homes evacuated in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday after a huge gas explosion destroyed one home and...

Strong quake near Athens

Jul 19, 2019 / 6:22 am

A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped...

Trump disavows chant

Jul 19, 2019 / 6:16 am

President Donald Trump on Thursday chided his supporters who chanted "send her back" when he questioned the loyalty of a Somali-born congresswoman,...

Iranian drone destroyed

Jul 18, 2019 / 9:15 pm

A U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new...

Epstein denied bail

Jul 18, 2019 / 1:03 pm

A judge denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges Thursday, saying he poses a danger to the public and might use his...

Toddler dies in creek

Jul 18, 2019 / 11:17 am

A 17-month-old girl died after falling into Bodenburg Creek near Butte in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Alaska State Troopers shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday...

Postcard mystery solved

Jul 18, 2019 / 10:57 am

An Illinois woman who recently got a 1993 postcard in her mailbox has tracked down the man who sent it to his children more than two decades ago. Kim...

Trump: let 'em leave

Jul 18, 2019 / 6:35 am

Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into an extended dissection of the liberal...

Closer to US budget deal

Jul 18, 2019 / 6:31 am

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says budget and debt negotiators have reached an agreement on the core elements of a deal to increase the...

Studio torched, 30 dead

Jul 18, 2019 / 6:30 am

A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation production studio in Kyoto, Japan, and set it on fire Thursday, authorities said, leaving about 30...

Ebola outbreak emergency

Jul 18, 2019 / 6:16 am

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a...

Spacey grope case dropped

Jul 17, 2019 / 5:52 pm

Prosecutors dropped a case Wednesday accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man at a resort island bar in 2016 after the accuser refused to testify about a...

Fewer nuclear inspections

Jul 17, 2019 / 10:00 am

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff are recommending that the agency cut back on inspections at the United States' nuclear reactors, a cost-cutting move...

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