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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: Rafael Nadal competes at the Italian Open; SpaceX rocket launched in California; President Trump attends U.S. Naval Academy graduation.

Man arrested after driver rams into 3 on Oregon…

Authorities say a driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and getting arrested within hours of the crash

Trump Signs 3 Orders Addressing Federal Employees…

President Donald Trump signed three executive orders that essentially make it easier to fire federal union employees.

No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures…

Fears of massive wildfires force closures on federal and state land in Arizona

Family: Virginia police shooting video raises…

The family of a young, black Virginia man who was fatally shot by police while naked and unarmed says the release of body-camera footage has brought more questions than answers

Palin's son seeks to bar media in assault…

The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court hearings after he was accused of assaulting his father last year

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EPA Spent Almost $3.5M On Scott Pruitt's Security…

The EPA confirmed $3.5 million in taxpayer money went to Scott Pruitt's security team in his first year on the job.

Police: Suspected gunman spoke online about demon…

Authorities say a Facebook page in which a man claims his television is possessed by the devil belongs to the man suspected of shooting three people at an Oklahoma City restaurant before being killed by two armed bystanders.

Police: Wounded middle school student in critical…

Authorities say a female student wounded in an Indianapolis-area middle school shooting is in critical condition and a teacher who was also shot is in good condition.

Father, son plead guilty to fraud involving…

A father and son have pleaded guilty to wire fraud related to an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants in a secretive sect say was part of a plan to keep money flowing into the church

The Growing Solar Industry Lacks Diversity

Employing close to 3.4 million people worldwide, the solar energy industry is expanding — but its diversity is lacking.

Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

The first named tropical weather system of the 2018 hurricane season formed Friday, as the National Hurricane Center said a disturbance moving toward the Gulf of Mexico is now Subtropical Storm Alberto

USC president agrees to step down amid…

The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist

Supermarket suspends political giving amid…

Publix reevaluates its policy on political contributions as students protest its support for pro-NRA Florida gubernatorial candidate

Trump Says US And North Korea Are Still…

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis also told reporters that diplomats are still working on the summit.

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The Latest: Tropical storm watches issued ahead of Alberto

Forecasters have issued tropical storm and storm surge watches for parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast as Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches

New Executive Orders Curb Civil Service…

President Trump has signed three executive orders that will make it easier to fire federal workers and will restrict the activities of unions representing them, reports the New York Times : The first order reduces the time in which poor performers have to improve their effectiveness from up to 120 days...

Agency: Power lines touching trees caused 4…

Fire officials say Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power lines that came into contact with trees caused four Northern California wildfires that burned across more than 14 square miles last fall and incinerated 134 buildings

Why Are So Many Adults Watching Cartoons?

Cartoons are having a moment. From classics like "The Simpsons" to "BoJack Horseman," they're super popular ... with adults.

Texas officer kills off-duty deputy in alleged break-in

Investigators say an off-duty Texas police officer fatally shot an off-duty sheriff's deputy suspected in a reported break-in at the officer's home.

Florida ban on smokable medical pot ruled…

A Florida judge has ruled that the state's ban on smokable medical marijuana is unconstitutional

US seeks forfeiture of illegally imported Syrian…

The U.S. government has filed an asset forfeiture complaint involving an ancient mosaic believed to have been looted from war-torn Syria and illegally imported into the United States, where authorities say it was seized from a California man

Parkland Families Sue Companies That Made, Sold…

The parents of Jaime Guttenberg and Alex Schachter filed a lawsuit Wednesday against American Outdoor Brands and Sunrise Tactical Supply.

USC president has agreed to step down amid sex scandal involving school gynecologist

USC president has agreed to step down amid sex scandal involving school gynecologist

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UC Berkeley wants help naming 3 fluffy peregrine…

University of California, Berkeley officials are asking for help naming three fluffy peregrine falcon chicks that hatched last month in the upper reaches of the Campanile bell tower on campus

Tiny California cottage on market for just under…

A 595-square-foot Southern California cottage with one bedroom and one bathroom is on the market for just under $1 million

2018 Hurricane Season Could Be Another Active One

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was one of the costliest seasons ever, and the 2018 season is expected to be almost as intense.