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The Latest: All 15 victims in Spain attacks identified
A Sydney school is mourning the loss of a 7-year-old student who was killed when a van plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona.
The Latest: Police: Marseille suspect has health issues
French media are reporting that at least one woman has died after a vehicle rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille.
French designer in costly dispute over Pitt-Jolie chateau
A French lighting designer has won a $600,000 court ruling in a dispute with Brad Pitt over a grandiose re-design of his and Angelina Jolie's chateau in Provence.
HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts
HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company.
Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville
Major tech companies are taking a firmer stand against white supremacists in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
US and S. Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff
U.S. and South Korean troops have begun annual drills that come after tensions rose over North Korea's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month.
Nations search for 10 missing after US destroyer collision
American, Singaporean and Malaysian armed forces are searching for 10 U.S. sailors missing after an early-morning collision between a Navy destroyer and a tanker.
The Latest: Tanker in Navy collision had safety violations
The U.S. Navy says the USS John S. McCain has docked at Singapore's naval base with "significant damage" to its hull after a collision between the warship and an oil tanker.
US Embassy in Russia suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas
The U.S. Embassy in Russia says it will suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Moscow for eight days and will stop issuing visas at its consulates elsewhere in Russia in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff.
The Latest: Big Ben's bell goes silent for years of repairs
Britain's Big Ben has bonged the hour for the last time ahead of almost four years of repair work.
Spanish authorities hunting just 1 person in vehicle attacks
Spanish police are continuing the search for the man who they consider to be the final member of a cell that carried out vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby town that killed 14 and injured more than 120 others.
Danish police: Submarine owner says woman died in accident
Danish police say that the owner of a home-built submarine has told investigators that a missing female Swedish journalist died onboard in an accident, and he buried her at sea in an unspecified location.
Legendary comedian Jerry Lewis knew how to laugh and cry
If jokes are the children of pain, then Jerry Lewis was a natural father.
Big Ben bell falls silent in London for repairs until 2021
The British Parliament's Big Ben bell is due to sound the hour for the last time before it is silenced for repair work scheduled to last until 2021.
Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national TV address
President Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan.
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know for Today: At least 10 U.S. sailors missing after the USS John S. McCain collides with a tanker east of Singapore; Tributes flood social media in wake of comedian Jerry Lewis's death.
Jerry Lewis, Hollywood survivor, showman, dies at 91
Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood.
Prosecutors: Prof killed boyfriend as part of sexual fantasy
Prosecutors say the fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched online between a professor and university employee.
1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor hopes for a 'justice river'
Leader of a march attacked by Klan, Nazis in Greensboro in 1979 sees hope for a 'justice river'.
Nigerian president vows to step up fight against Boko Haram
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is addressing the nation after more than three months in London for medical treatment.
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.
Syria's Assad rejects security cooperation with the West
Syrian President Bashar Assad has blasted the West rejecting any security cooperation or reopening of embassies in Damascus before these countries cut relations with opposition groups.
Hospital officals: Nearly 500 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides
Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of the more than 450 people who were killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week.
GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the open
Republicans across the country are expressing deep doubts about President Donald Trump's competency and temperament.
The Latest: Singapore helicopter evacuates 4 injured US crew
The USS John S. McCain is sailing on its own power after colliding with a merchant ship near Singapore.
Trump will address path forward on Afghanistan
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis satisfied with how the administration formulated its new Afghanistan war strategy, but won't discuss what's in it.
Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis
Researchers find wreckage of USS Indianapolis, ship that carried critical components of Hiroshima bomb and became worst maritime disaster in Navy's history.
Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark
Millions of eclipse watchers are converging on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the sun Monday.
Iraq launches operation to take back IS-held town near Mosul
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Aabadi says the operation to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from the Islamic State group has begun.
Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona
The victims of vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations.
Spanish town struggles to reconcile locals as extremist cell
Spanish police have put up roadblocks across the northeast in their manhunt for the suspected driver of the van that plowed into a pedestrian promenade in Barcelona, killing 13 people and injuring over 120.
10 sailors missing in collision between US warship, tanker
A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer has collided with a merchant ship in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca.
The Latest: Las Ramblas barriers idea considered inefficient
Spain's king and queen and its prime minister will be attending a solemn Mass at Barcelona's Sagrada Familia Basilica for the victims of the terror attacks that killed 14 and wounded over 120 more.
10 Things to Know for Monday
Among 10 Things to Know: Jerry Lewis dies at age 91; Spanish town struggles to reconcile locals as extremist cell; Trump to address the path forward on Afghanistan.
Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean state media say the wife of President Robert Mugabe has returned home from South Africa despite calls that she be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg.
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, multitalented entertainer and filmmaker, dies at 91 in Las Vegas.
Germany welcomes release of writer sought by Turkey
German news agency dpa reports that a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant has been released from jail.
Raisman: Scandal-marred USA Gymnastics needs sweeping change
Olympic gold medal winner Aly Raisman says USA Gymnastics needs to massive changes in wake of sexual abuse scandal.
Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program
The White House has announced that President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year's Kennedy Center arts awards.
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health has died.
Taylor Swift left 'a blank space, baby' on social media
Taylor Swift's social media streams went dark Friday and fans went nuts speculating about a possible sixth album.
No bond for suspect in officers' fatal shooting in Fla.
A suspect in the fatal shooting of two police officers in Florida will be staying in jail after a judge denied him bond Sunday, saying there was probable cause for his first-degree murder charge.
Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at bar
Florida authorities say two Kissimmee police officers have been shot.
NASA, PBS marking 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launches
NASA and PBS are marking 40 years since the back-to-back launches of the Voyager spacecraft.
Massive counterprotest upstages Boston "free speech rally"
Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans upstaged planned "free speech rally" by a small group in Boston a week after a violent clash in Virginia.
Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue
Duke University has removed a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee days after it was vandalized.
The past is still present in a changing Virginia
How Virginia chooses to remember its past is a highly combustible issue, as shown by the deadly violence that erupted last weekend over plans to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee.
From age 3 to 80, Barcelona victims represent a wide world
An Italian father, an American groom, and a Portuguese grandmother were but a few of the more than 100 people from around the world killed or injured in Barcelona's attacks.
The Latest: About 20 protesters linger near Dallas cemetery
Demonstrators are arriving at a counterprotest ahead of a conservative rally that's getting underway on Boston Common.
7 stabbed in Siberian attack; Russia skeptical of IS claim
Russian officials say eight people were stabbed by a knife-wielding man on a central street in the Siberian a city of Surgut before police shot and killed the assailant.
Counter-protesters block neo-Nazi march to Berlin prison
Some 500 far-right extremists are staging a march in Berlin in honor of the 30th anniversary of the death of top Nazi Rudolf Hess.
Finland stabbings 'a likely terror act;' Ties to Spain eyed
Finnish police say a stabbing in the western Finland city of Turku that killed two people and wounded eight is being investigated as murder with possible terrorist intent.
Spain investigates missing imam, mysterious explosion
The Philippines government says a child missing after a vehicle plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona is the 7-year-old son of a Filipino woman who had been living in Australia.
The Latest: French police say arrest unrelated to attack
Representatives from the Spanish and Catalan government are meeting to determine the terrorist threat level for the country and its Catalan region.
'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest
Conservative activists and leftist counter-protesters are preparing for a rally on Boston Common that could draw thousands a week after a demonstration in Virginia turned deadly.
Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website
Trump pushes out strategist Steve Bannon, who returns to Breitbart News with goal of 'going to war' with Trump opponents.
Judge refuses to end Roman Polanski sex assault case
A Los Angeles judge has denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end the criminal case against the fugitive director.
Northwestern prof, Oxford staffer extradited to Chicago
An Oxford University employee accused of killing a 26-year-old hair stylist has been extradited to Chicago.
Citing Trump remarks, entire president's arts council quits
Actor Kal Penn, artist Chuck Close and virtually the entire membership of the President's Committee On the Arts and Humanities have announced their resignation.
The Latest: Gov. takes case from non-death-penalty lawyer
Florida authorities say 4 police officers shot in two cities.
Prize-winning Polish-US playwright Janusz Glowacki dies
The wife of renowned Polish-U.S. playwright and screenwriter Janusz Glowacki says he has died at 78.
Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviser
President Donald Trump is losing another informal adviser: billionaire investor Carl Icahn.
Charlottesville exposes new threat for college campuses
Colleges are bracing for more violence on campus after a deadly attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia became the latest example of hatred migrating from the internet to the streets.
Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned
Nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit opioids prescribed to first-time users; American Medical Association criticizes move.
The Latest: Suspect in stabbing death back in Chicago
A Northwestern University professor accused with another man in the brutal stabbing death of a 26-year-old hair stylist has returned to Chicago from California to face murder charges.
A look at US-S. Korea war games and how North might respond
America's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always get a rise out of North Korea.
Dashcam video shows white cop punching black man during stop
Dashcam video of a white officer repeatedly punching a black man and hitting his head on pavement appears to show a different sequence of events than how Ohio police had initially described it.
The Latest: Finland: Turku knife attack is likely terror act
The Finnish Security Intelligence Service says the deadly stabbing attack in the western city of Turku was "a likely terror act.".
Tillerson condemns hate speech, says bigotry is un-American
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is condemning hate speech and bigotry as un-American and antithetical to the values that the United States was founded on and promotes abroad.
The Latest: Trump offers support to Kissimmee PD
Florida gov. 'heartbroken' after 4 officers shot.
Trump studying options for new approach to Afghan war
Trump administration is getting closer to a decision on a new approach for fighting the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan.
Family: California man celebrating marriage killed in Spain
The State Department says at least one American was killed and one injured in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain.
Finnish police shoot man who stabs 8 people in Turku; 2 dead
Police in Finland say they have shot a man in the leg after he was suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku.
The Latest: Young Australian boy missing after van attack
French officials say 25 French nationals were injured in a van attack in Barcelona, and Australia says one of its citizens is unaccounted for.
Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia
Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor has fled to Colombia with her husband a day after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest.
Spanish plan for carnage started with botched explosion
Spanish police kill five suspects connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group.
Soothing the nation? Trump struggles like no other president
Under fire over competence and moral leadership, Trump defends Confederate statues and attacks his critics.
Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response
President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture-war debate.
Trump ousts Bannon, his influential, divisive strategist
White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post.
Sierra Leone death toll now up to 450 after mudslides
Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400 as hundreds still missing, UN says.
Barcelona's victims include US man celebrating anniversary
The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world _ men, women and children from at least two dozen nations _ testifying to the global appeal of the sun-kissed city with its bounty of must-visit sites and star-studded football team.
California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers
California regulators say they're tightening the rules on a pesticide popular with farmers over new health concerns.
In Germany, neo-Nazis get to march but threats are verboten
Police in the German capital are bracing for a protest by far-right supporters Saturday, intended to commemorate the death of Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess.
Why hate came to the progressive island of Charlottesville
Why hate came to Charlottesville, a progressive island surrounded by conservative Virginia.
Kenya opposition files challenge against presidential vote
Dozens of supporters of Kenya's opposition coalition have gathered around the Supreme Court building where lawyers are expected to file a petition contesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.
Senior officer on damaged ship to be relieved of command
A Navy leader says the commanding officer of the USS Fitzgerald, which lost seven sailors in a collision at sea in June, will be relieved of command.
Chris Long supports Malcolm Jenkins during anthem protest
Chris Long, the Philadelphia defensive end who grew in Charlottesville, Virginia, put his arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins as a show of unity during the national anthem before the Eagles' exhibition game against Buffalo.
Robin Thicke, model expecting baby on Alan Thicke's birthday
Robin Thicke's girlfriend has announced she's expecting a baby with the singer and her due date is the same as the birthday of Thicke's late father, actor Alan Thicke.
Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers
Archaeologists say DNA from ancient bones of domesticated turkeys provides a clue into the mysterious exodus of cliff dwellers from southwestern Colorado 700 years ago.
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for David Ortiz
The Boston Red Sox's owner John Henry told the Boston Herald that he is "haunted" by the racist legacy of former owner Tom Yawkey and that he welcomes renaming of Yawkey Way in front of the ballpark and offices.
State Department email restored after worldwide outage
U.S. officials say the State Department has suffered a worldwide email outage affecting its entire unclassified system. The officials said the outage began early Friday morning and that technicians were working to restore email as soon as possible.
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week.
Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite
Spacewalking astronauts have set free the world's first satellite made with a 3-D printer.
'Spectacular' autumn foliage is forecast for New England
New England's fall foliage forecast is looking so fine it's enough to make a maple leaf blush.
Widow won't sign, and that puts timeshare giant in a bind
An octogenarian widow is standing in the way of a giant Florida timeshare development, and now the developer is suing the county in an effort to get around her.
Estimates of North Korea's nuclear weapons hard to nail down
Estimates about the size of North Korea's nuclear war chest are far from precise.
The Latest: Death toll up to 450 in Sierra Leone mudslides
Sierra Leone pathologist says 'up to 450' bodies now recovered after mudslides.
Pentagon chief to visit Ukraine amid tensions with Russia
The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will visit Ukraine next week to reassure government leaders that the U.S. does not accept Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose command
The captain of a Navy warship that lost seven sailors in a collision with a commercial container ship in June will be relieved of command and about a dozen others face punishment, and the Navy acknowledged Thursday that both ships had made mistakes.
Search area expands for Army helicopter missing off Hawaii
A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise.
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Manhunt continues for driver in Barcelona attack; What's growing alongside North Korea's nuclear program.
The Latest: Trump won't back down on Confederate monuments
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford has strongly endorsed the statements by the leaders of the four major U.S. military services, who spoke out against racism and extremism.
Raw feelings close to the surface at Fox over Trump remarks
Fox News Channel anchor Kat Timpf says she's taken aback and threatened by the angry response to her comments criticizing President Donald Trump's reaction to the Charlottesville protest.
US helping clear 'historic' amount of explosives in Mosul
The top U.S. commander in Iraq says for the first time that the American military will help contractors and other officials locate unexploded bombs dropped by the coalition.
US Jewish criticism of Trump expands to some supporters
Trump's response to the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is drawing criticism from some American Jews who are usually reluctant to criticize him.
Is it really Lyme? Researchers developing a new test to tell
Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or something else can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to catch the disease early _ using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood.
UN chief: Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a draft report that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for more than half the children killed and injured in Yemen's civil war last year.
Threat looms of more mudslides in Sierra Leone amid burials
Queen Elizabeth II expresses sadness over Sierra Leone mudslides that have killed hundreds.
Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea
The U.S. and Japanese defense chiefs and top diplomats are meeting in Washington to discuss North Korea amid mixed messages from the Trump administration on how to deal with the threat.
Under fire _ from GOP _ Trump digs in on Confederate icons
President Donald Trump has abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils-an apparent attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Israeli leader resists calls to criticize Trump
Israel's prime minister is coming under growing criticism for his relative silence over President Donald Trump's response to the racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
US: War would be 'horrific' but NKorea nukes 'unimaginable'
Top US military officer: Military solution 'horrific,' but North Korea gaining US nuke strike capability 'unimaginable'.
Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years
Egyptian archaeologists discover tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period.
The Latest: Catalan govt ties attacks in Cambrils, Barcelona
Spain's El Pais newspaper, citing police sources, says the two perpetrators of the van crash in Barcelona are holed up in a bar.
A grim subway reality: Corpses sometimes kept in break rooms
Transit workers are complaining about the longstanding police practice of using employee break rooms and bathrooms to temporarily store the bodies of people struck and killed by subway trains.
Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for Europe
Police in the northern Spanish city of Barcelona say a white van has jumped the sidewalk in the city's historic Las Ramblas district.
10 Things to Know for Friday
Among 10 Things to Know: Barcelona attack, Trump digs in, CIA interrogation settlement.
ICC orders Mali extremist to pay $3.2 million in reparations
The International Criminal court says a Muslim radical found guilty of destroying World Heritage-listed cultural sites in the Malian city of Timbuktu must pay 2.7 million euros ($3.2 million) in reparations.
Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots
Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean.
Neuroscientist who studied Einstein's brain dies at 90
A founder of modern neuroscience who studied Einstein's brain has died.
'Red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assault
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has arrived in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model.
Columbus officer who shot 13-year-old boy feared gunfight
Records show the white Columbus police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year feared a gunfight with the teen.
Gov: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial
Maine's Republican governor says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled
President Donald Trump is defiantly blaming "both sides" for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia and rebuffing the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged protests.
Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea
President Donald Trump's chief strategist says there's no military solution to North Korea's threats and that the U.S. is losing the economic race against China.
Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law's lost ring
A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot.
In letter to staff, DeVos condemns Charlottesville violence
After being criticized over a muted response, in a letter to staff, DeVos condemns Charlottesville violence.
Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours
Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued some 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this year.
Charlottesville woman's family: Fight injustice like she did
Family members of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally say the best way to honor Heather Heyer is to continue her fight against injustice.
Oh the drama: Puig lifts Dodgers to 5-4 win over White Sox
Yasiel Puig's two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Chicago White Sox 5-4 for their second comeback win in two games.
Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears burqa in Parliament
An Australian senator has provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face coverings.
Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minorities
The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, revived a painful past for minorities and the activists who once led the civil rights movement.
Dog tags, possible remains of WWII soldier found on island
The dog tags of an American soldier missing from a World War II battle in the Pacific have been turned over to U.S. military officials, along with skeletal remains that could be his.
Democrats plan events to boost support after Charlottesville
The Democratic National Committee plans more than 160 events across the United States this weekend, aiming to seize on the outrage following last weekend's white supremacist rally in Virginia.
Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them
The CEO of Campbell Soup is resigning from a White House jobs panel over comments about racism made by President Donald Trump.
Ousted chief justice makes runoff in Alabama Senate race
Alabama Sen. Luther Strange will face off with Ten Commandments judge Roy Moore in a Republican runoff for the Senate seat that previously belonged to Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
The Latest: White House reacts to Steve Bannon comments
China has warned "there is no winner in a trade war" after an aide to President Donald Trump advocated a tougher stance toward Beijing in published comments.
Nobel winner shot for promoting education to study at Oxford
Education activist Malala Yousafzai has gained a place at the University of Oxford.
Powerball jackpot climbs to $510 million, 8th largest
The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $510 million, making it one of the largest in U.S. history.
Republican leaders dance around Trump remarks
Republican leaders tiptoe around President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks on white supremacists as the GOP grapples with an escalating political crisis.
Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies
Congressional Budget Office: Higher premiums, fewer insurance options if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies.
Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money
A federal appeals court panel has ruled that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group.
Veterans get expanded college assistance under Trump
Trump signs legislation that removes 15-year time limit on using GI benefits and increases aid for thousands serving in the National Guard and Reserve.
Young leaders of massive 2014 Hong Kong protests get prison
A court has overturned sentences that the prosecution said were too light and sent young Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders of huge pro-democracy protests in 2014 to prison.
The Latest: Trump touts Jeff Flake's primary challenger
President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at a fellow Republican, calling Sen. Lindsey Graham a "publicity seeking" lawmaker.
Republican leaders dance around Trump remarks
The Senate's top Republican is condemning the "messages of hate and bigotry" carried by the KKK and white supremacist groups.
New UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at port
Britain's new flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived at its home port in southern England to great fanfare.
The Latest: Trump disbands business panel as fallout spreads
A White House official says Hope Hicks, President Donald Trump's longtime aide, will serve temporarily as White House communications director.
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Among 10 Things to Know: Confederate monuments removed, Trump's business councils collapse, insurer limits opioid use.
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslides as hundreds still missing.
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with founders
Many historians say it's far-fetched to place Robert E. Lee and George Washington in the same category the way President Donald Trump has suggested.
Donald Trump's die-hard supporters show no signs of straying
Even as some Republican leaders distance themselves from Trump, his most ardent grassroots supporters remain thrilled.
Charlottesville victim's mother urges 'righteous action'
Mourners will gather in Charlottesville on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally.
SKorea looks to jumpstart diplomacy in NKorea standoff
A South Korean conservative party has called for the United States to bring back tactical nuclear weapons to the Korean Peninsula to better cope against North Korean threats.
On a chaotic day in DC, Trump goes after Amazon, again
President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers.".
New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debacle
A 1960s Great Society program, Medicaid gets new life after Republican health care bill collapses.
Russian ex-minister on trial for bribery blames Putin ally
A Russian ex-economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million cash bribe has accused the head of Russia's largest oil company of setting him up.
Virginia clashes bring attention to anti-fascist movement
The deadly white nationalist demonstration in Virginia has brought new attention to an anti-fascist movement whose members have been a regular presence at protests around the country in the last year.
5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found
The U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are responding to a report that an Army helicopter with five aboard went down in the ocean off Hawaii.
AP FACT CHECK: Viral photo doesn't show 'antifa' beating cop
A widely spread photo that appears to show an anti-fascist activist beating a police officer is a doctored image.
Back to bomb shelters? North Korea threats revive nuke fears
With angry threats between the US and North Korea escalating, an American public looks at the possibility of returning to a Cold War era of possible nuclear war that once appeared to be over.
Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'
Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there.
'Please don't let her be dead': man who saved fiancee
With tires screeching and bodies flying, Marcus Martin shoved his fiancée away at the last second from a car charging through a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Winner of Utah GOP primary cuts nuanced stance on Trump
Moderate Utah mayor wins 3-way GOP primary for Chaffetz seat.
The Iowa State Fair is opening. Time to visit the Butter Cow
More than 1 million people typically visit the Iowa State Fair annually, and sometimes it seems like all of them are clustered around the Butter Cow.
Couple's arranged marriage turned into 19-year 'love story'
A Minnesota couple who began their life together through an arranged marriage nearly 20 years ago are about to renew their vows.
The Latest: FBI sets up tip line for information on rally
Inside the theater where mourners are gathering for a memorial service, a slide show is playing on a large screen showing a variety of photos of Heather Heyer smiling with friends.
Police: Teacher let son sell LSD and allowed teens to use it
An Ohio elementary school teacher faces criminal charges over allegations she let her 15-year-old son sell drugs and let teenagers use the psychedelic drug LSD in her home.
Racial politics haunt GOP in the Trump era
President Donald Trump's response to a violence clash with neo-Nazis in Virginia highlights an intensifying political challenge for the Republican Party.
Science Says: Lightning is zapping fewer Americans, not more
Lightning _ once one of nature's biggest killers _is claiming far fewer lives in the United States, mostly because we've learned to get out of the way.
Big Ben backlash: Plan to silence beloved bell under review
Officials at the British Parliament say they will review plans to silence Big Ben during four years of repairs after politicians criticized the lengthy muting of the beloved bell.
Trump leaves top strategist's future in limbo: 'We'll see'
President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep top White House strategist Steve Bannon.
The Latest: Strange, Moore head to runoff in GOP Senate race
Sen. Luther Strange and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore are headed to a Republican primary runoff to fill the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Lawsuit claims rodent was baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich
A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping in her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent.
Man drives himself to hospital with nail in his heart
The doctor who operated on a Wisconsin man who shot himself with a nail gun says the nail punctured the patient's heart.
- Four years ago, Europe celebrated the most decisive win in Solheim Cup history _ on American soil, no less. Captain Annika Sorenstam and her team will likely spend their trip back across the Atlantic wondering when...More \232aFour years ago, Europe celebrated the most decisive win in Solheim Cup history _ on American soil, no less. Captain Annika Sorenstam and her team will likely spend their trip back across the Atlantic wondering when they can compete with the U.S. again.More \232a
- Josh Bell homered and drove in four runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 in the Little League Classic.More \232aJosh Bell homered and drove in four runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 in the Little League Classic.More \232a
- Last year's Cleveland Indians were the latest team to show how important a good bullpen can be in the playoffs, but not everybody has a tireless star like Andrew Miller.More \232aLast year's Cleveland Indians were the latest team to show how important a good bullpen can be in the playoffs, but not everybody has a tireless star like Andrew Miller.More \232a
- The NBA has opened an investigation to see if the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with Paul George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers.More \232aThe NBA has opened an investigation to see if the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with Paul George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers.More \232a
- Justin Verlander and Kenta Maeda both took no-hitters into the sixth inning, but only Verlander was able to keep his outstanding performance going as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1.More \232aJustin Verlander and Kenta Maeda both took no-hitters into the sixth inning, but only Verlander was able to keep his outstanding performance going as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1.More \232a
- Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza added got trophy in her breakthrough summer, beating Simona Halep for her first Western & Southern Open title on Sunday.More \232aWimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza added got trophy in her breakthrough summer, beating Simona Halep for her first Western & Southern Open title on Sunday.More \232a
- Anquan Boldin has abruptly announced his retirement just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills.More \232aAnquan Boldin has abruptly announced his retirement just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills.More \232a
- NFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl _ if they're good enough at the newest edition of "Madden NFL 18.".More \232aNFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl _ if they're good enough at the newest edition of "Madden NFL 18.".More \232a
- LEADING OFF: Royals all set to watch eclipse on day off.More \232aLEADING OFF: Royals all set to watch eclipse on day off.More \232a
- Rookie running back James Conner set up Pittsburgh's winning fourth-quarter touchdown pass in the Steelers' 17-13 exhibition victory over the Atlanta Falcons.More \232aRookie running back James Conner set up Pittsburgh's winning fourth-quarter touchdown pass in the Steelers' 17-13 exhibition victory over the Atlanta Falcons.More \232a
- French oil company Total is strengthening its position in the North Sea with the acquisition of Danish conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk's oil business for $7.45 billion.More \232aFrench oil company Total is strengthening its position in the North Sea with the acquisition of Danish conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk's oil business for $7.45 billion.More \232a
- Chinese news reports say the founder of an online luxury retailer has been charged with smuggling luxury goods into China by having travelers pretend they were personal belongings.More \232aChinese news reports say the founder of an online luxury retailer has been charged with smuggling luxury goods into China by having travelers pretend they were personal belongings.More \232a
- Asian stocks are mixed as investors keep wary eye on joint military drills between U.S. and South Korean forces and await key meeting of central bankers later this week.More \232aAsian stocks are mixed as investors keep wary eye on joint military drills between U.S. and South Korean forces and await key meeting of central bankers later this week.More \232a
- U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade deal in history.More \232aU.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade deal in history.More \232a
- Two employees of Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors say the company is considering making a bid to acquire Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit.More \232aTwo employees of Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors say the company is considering making a bid to acquire Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit.More \232a
- Sempra Energy says it's buying Texas power transmitter Oncor for $9.45B in cash, wresting it away from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.More \232aSempra Energy says it's buying Texas power transmitter Oncor for $9.45B in cash, wresting it away from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.More \232a
- British prosecutors are promising to prosecute hate crimes as vigorously online as in person.More \232aBritish prosecutors are promising to prosecute hate crimes as vigorously online as in person.More \232a
- The Wisconsin Assembly is preparing to approve a $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a new display panel factory in the state.More \232aThe Wisconsin Assembly is preparing to approve a $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a new display panel factory in the state.More \232a
- Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the ride-hailing service that he co-founded.More \232aFormer Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the ride-hailing service that he co-founded.More \232a
- British prosecutors are promising to prosecute hate crimes as vigorously online as in person.More \232a
- A federal lawsuit accuses the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming a Muslim-American radio host by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" behind a deadly bombing at a concert in England.More \232aA federal lawsuit accuses the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming a Muslim-American radio host by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" behind a deadly bombing at a concert in England.More \232a
- The Wisconsin Assembly is preparing to approve a $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a new display panel factory in the state.More \232a
- Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the ride-hailing service that he co-founded.More \232a
- HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company.More \232aHBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company.More \232a
- Major tech companies are taking a firmer stand against white supremacists in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.More \232aMajor tech companies are taking a firmer stand against white supremacists in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.More \232a
- Iran parliament approves all but one of Rouhani Cabinet picks, including defense minister.More \232aIran parliament approves all but one of Rouhani Cabinet picks, including defense minister.More \232a
- Can't be there to see total solar eclipse? How to watch on TV, online.More \232aCan't be there to see total solar eclipse? How to watch on TV, online.More \232a
- U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade deal in history.More \232a
- A federal lawsuit accuses the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming a Muslim-American radio host by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" behind a deadly bombing at a concert in England.More \232a
- Major tech companies are taking a firmer stand against white supremacists in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.More \232a
- Sen. John McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient - or even someone about to turn 81.More \232aSen. John McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient - or even someone about to turn 81.More \232a
- US government scientists calculate that Earth broiled last month to more record-like heat, calling it part of man-made global warming.More \232aUS government scientists calculate that Earth broiled last month to more record-like heat, calling it part of man-made global warming.More \232a
- Prosecutors say the fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched online between a professor and university employee.More \232aProsecutors say the fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched online between a professor and university employee.More \232a
- Leader of a march attacked by Klan, Nazis in Greensboro in 1979 sees hope for a 'justice river'.More \232aLeader of a march attacked by Klan, Nazis in Greensboro in 1979 sees hope for a 'justice river'.More \232a
- What a 2016 report has to say about various forensic methods that are coming under fire.More \232aWhat a 2016 report has to say about various forensic methods that are coming under fire.More \232a
- Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.More \232aJerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.More \232a
- A French lighting designer has won a $600,000 court ruling in a dispute with Brad Pitt over a grandiose re-design of his and Angelina Jolie's chateau in Provence.More \232aA French lighting designer has won a $600,000 court ruling in a dispute with Brad Pitt over a grandiose re-design of his and Angelina Jolie's chateau in Provence.More \232a
- HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company.More \232a
- If jokes are the children of pain, then Jerry Lewis was a natural father.More \232aIf jokes are the children of pain, then Jerry Lewis was a natural father.More \232a
- Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood.More \232aJerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood.More \232a
- The Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds action comedy "The Hitman's Bodyguard" has taken the top spot at the box office this weekend with an estimated $21.6 million in grosses from 3,337 theaters according to...More \232aThe Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds action comedy "The Hitman's Bodyguard" has taken the top spot at the box office this weekend with an estimated $21.6 million in grosses from 3,337 theaters according to studio estimates Sunday.More \232a
- A list of Jerry Lewis' Films.More \232aA list of Jerry Lewis' Films.More \232a
- France's culture minister is paying homage to the "laughter genius" Jerry Lewis, who enjoyed unusual success with French audiences.More \232aFrance's culture minister is paying homage to the "laughter genius" Jerry Lewis, who enjoyed unusual success with French audiences.More \232a
- Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.More \232a
- The victims of vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations.More \232aThe victims of vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations.More \232a
- Penn Jillette is apologizing profusely for his wisecracks insulting Newfoundland.More \232aPenn Jillette is apologizing profusely for his wisecracks insulting Newfoundland.More \232a
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