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Election complaint flushed

Sep 22, 2020 / 7:47 am

A prosecutor in Michigan has flushed a complaint about a toilet that was promoted as a place to drop absentee ballots. The election clerk in Ingham County...

Huge darknet drug bust

Sep 22, 2020 / 7:45 am

Law enforcement officials arrested 179 people and seized more than $6.5 million in a worldwide crackdown on opioid trafficking on the darknet, the U.S. Justice...

Police prepare for decision

Sep 21, 2020 / 4:27 pm

Louisville, Kentucky, police said Monday that they had cancelled vacations and were setting up barricades in preparation for the state attorney general's...

Officers shoot 13 year old

Sep 21, 2020 / 4:24 pm

A 13-year-old Utah boy with autism was shot by police after his mother asked for help getting him to a hospital and officers agreed to talk with him, police...

Record household wealth

Sep 21, 2020 / 11:00 am

Americans' household wealth rebounded last quarter to a record high as the stock market quickly recovered from a pandemic-induced plunge in March. Yet the...

Europe's recovery uncertain

Sep 21, 2020 / 10:56 am

The head of the European Central Bank says that the economy is rebounding but that the recovery remains uncertain, incomplete and dependent on containing the...

Ricin letter sender arrested

Sep 20, 2020 / 5:30 pm

A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at the New York-Canada border, three...

Ginsburg's impact on world

Sep 20, 2020 / 5:00 pm

Sure, there were the RBG bobbleheads, the Halloween getups, the lace collars, the workout videos. The “I dissent” T-shirts, the refrigerator...

Donkey sculpture torched

Sep 20, 2020 / 4:46 pm

A donkey sculpture on a front lawn in a Maine town was set on fire in what one lawmaker called an act of "political terrorism.” The sculpture was...

Bahrain stops militants

Sep 20, 2020 / 4:43 pm

Bahrain broke up a plot by militants backed by Iran to launch attacks on diplomats and foreigners in the island nation home to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet,...

WeChat restrictions delayed

Sep 20, 2020 / 9:21 am

NEW YORK - A judge has approved a request from a group of U.S. WeChat users to delay looming federal government restrictions that could effectively make the...

Trump backs TikTok US deal

Sep 20, 2020 / 7:24 am

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump said Saturday he's given his “blessing” to a proposed deal that would see the popular video-sharing app TikTok...

Homes burn near LA

Sep 19, 2020 / 12:32 pm

Strong winds pushed a wildfire burning for nearly two weeks in mountains northeast of Los Angeles onto the desert floor and spread it rapidly in several...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies

Sep 18, 2020 / 4:56 pm

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died...

Hurricane claims 2nd life

Sep 18, 2020 / 10:08 am

A second death from Hurricane Sally was reported Friday in Alabama, where the storm sloshed ashore Wednesday, bringing wind and flooding rain. Baldwin County...

US bans TikTok, WeChat

Sep 18, 2020 / 7:00 am

The U.S. will ban the downloads of the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat on Sunday, with a total ban on the use of the latter, citing national security and data...

Firefighter dies in blaze

Sep 18, 2020 / 6:46 am

A firefighter died battling a wildfire in California that officials said was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby's gender. The death occurred Thursday...

85 years of marriage

Sep 18, 2020 / 6:42 am

Ralph and Dorothy Kohler are celebrating their wedding anniversary — for the 85th time. WOWT-TV reports that he was just 17 and she was 16 when they tied...

Antifa: organized or not?

Sep 18, 2020 / 6:27 am

FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President...

NYC delays classes

Sep 17, 2020 / 12:58 pm

New York City’s ambitious attempt to be among the first big cities to bring students back into classrooms closed by the coronavirus suffered another...

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