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'Hope and healing': Texas town worships after…

'Hope and healing': Texas town gathers for first worship after school shooting

Family, friends recall shooting victims' optimism…

Among the 10 people killed in the mass shooting at a Texas high school were a Pakistani exchange student, a substitute teacher with a "lust for life" and a boy whose sense of humor made him impossible to not like

One Person Has Been Injured In Hawaii's Kilauea…

The county mayor's office confirmed that one person has been injured in Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption.

14-year-old pretends he's a NY cop, robs a legally blind man

Police say a 14-year-old boy pretending to be a New York police officer is under arrest for snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station

Man Punches Service Dog, Pregnant Deaf Woman: Cops

Violence erupted on a Frontier flight Thursday and spilled into Orlando International Airport when a passenger allegedly punched a deaf pregnant woman and her service dog, the Orlando Sentinel reports. It began when passenger Timothy Manley's wife complained about being allergic to the Great Dane, so he punched it, making...

Florida's expensive race for governor highlights…

Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws

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J.J. Watt To Pay For Texas School Shooting…

Nine students and a teacher were killed and 10 other students were injured Friday in a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

International military company to be based in New Hampshire

A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters

Arrest records of Rosa Parks, MLK to be preserved

Yellowing court records from the arrests of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and others at the dawn of the modern civil rights era are being preserved and digitized after being discovered in a courthouse box

Northern states taking down vestiges of racism…

Vestiges of racism and intolerance slowly being moved and removed in Michigan and other northern states as calls continue in the South to take down such monuments

Kilauea Eruption Sends Ash And Lava Bombs Flying…

Twenty-two fissures from the Kilauea volcano have opened up on Hawaii's Big Island since May 3

FAA: Helicopter carrying 4 people crashes in Louisiana

Authorities: Helicopter carrying four people crashes in south Louisiana; no immediate reports on those aboard

City hopes for revitalization in aftermath of…

A remote Vermont community down on its luck had once looked forward to a downtown hotel, office and retail space and a research plant that would bring hundreds of jobs

Eels break records in Maine, where they sell for…

America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights

Trump Nominates Harry Harris As Ambassador To…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly wanted Harris in this new role.

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Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon

The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00

Girl Who Spurned Texas Suspect Was Among Victims

Sixteen-year-old Shana Fisher died in the art room of Santa Fe High School on Friday, but only after "4 months of problems from this boy," the suspected shooter, Shana's mom tells the Los Angeles Times . Sadie Rodriguez says that Dimitrios Pagourtzis "kept making advances on her and she repeatedly told...

He Tried to Pay With a $10 Bill. Burger King…

Emory Ellis, a black homeless man in Boston, went to Burger King for breakfast and tried to pay with a $10 bill. That simple transaction in November 2015 led to a series of mistakes that landed Ellis in jail for more than three months, reports the AP . It started with...

This Man's Defiance Helped Spark The Civil Rights…

Bruce Boynton is a former lawyer who played a special role in the civil rights movement: He paved the way for the Freedom Riders.

3 killed in boat crash on Missouri lake; operator arrested

Authorities allege a Kansas man was intoxicated when the boat he was operating struck a rock bluff on the Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri, killing three friends

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near…

Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized in what authorities described as a rare occurrence

Police: 2 arrests in fatal shooting after Georgia…

Police have arrested two people in a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia.

Texas Governor: 'We Need To Do More Than Just…

A shooter opened fire in a Texas high school Friday, killing 10 people and injuring 10 others.

USS Manchester to be commissioned soon

A U.S. Navy combat ship named for New Hampshire's largest city will be commissioned soon

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Trump foe Sen. Elizabeth Warren to address…

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, an outspoken foe of President Donald Trump, is delivering the commencement address to graduates of Lesley University

Police: Man who stormed Trump resort still in…

A man who stormed President Donald Trump's Miami-area golf resort remains in the hospital a day after he exchanged gunfire with police

House Rejects Farm Bill After Freedom Caucus…

Democrats oppose changes the bill would have made to food stamp programs. Republicans sought a vote on an immigration bill.