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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...

'No contest' in baby death

Jul 17, 2019 / 9:57 am

A Virginia woman has pleaded no contest to charges in the death of her one-year-old daughter who was found unresponsive, lying in a toilet bowl. The Roanoke...

Peeping pervert convicted

Jul 17, 2019 / 7:51 am

A former New Jersey elementary school teacher has admitted recording boys with a hidden camera at a summer camp and taking an explicit photo of a student....

Song used in homeless spat

Jul 17, 2019 / 7:36 am

Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played throughout the night will keep homeless people from sleeping in a city...

Life for 'El Chapo'

Jul 17, 2019 / 7:29 am

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once...

Fans descend on Comic-Con

Jul 17, 2019 / 6:29 am

Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here. The four-and-a-half day convention kicks off Wednesday when the show room floor opens to...

R. Kelly held in jail

Jul 17, 2019 / 6:18 am

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered R. Kelly held in jail without bond after a prosecutor warned that the singer accused of having sex with minors and trying to...

No chokehold death charge

Jul 16, 2019 / 9:31 pm

After years of silence, federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014...

Beware of 'meth-gators'

Jul 16, 2019 / 11:15 am

Police in Tennessee are asking residents not to toss drugs down the toilet, saying it could lead to "meth-gators" and stoned waterfowl. The warning...

Apollo 11's journey home

Jul 16, 2019 / 7:59 am

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he and two other astronauts flew to the moon 50 years ago. At NASA's...

Trump facing censure

Jul 16, 2019 / 7:56 am

Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of colour return to...

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