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New Emmett Till marker dedicated to replace…

New bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till has been placed in Mississippi after past historical markers were vandalized; the African American teen was beaten and killed in 1955

New Orleans hotel collapse: Demolition of cranes…

Plan to use explosives to topple two giant cranes leaning over a partly collapsed New Orleans hotel have been pushed back to Sunday as experts size up risky situation

Nestor heads into Georgia after tornados damage…

Nestor has moved into Georgia after the former tropical storm made landfall on Florida's northern Gulf Coast and spun off at least three tornadoes, causing damage

The Latest: Syria Kurds say they will withdraw…

A senior Syrian Kurdish official says his forces will pull back from a border area in accordance with a U.S.-brokered deal after Turkey allows the evacuation of its remaining fighters and civilians from a besieged town

Calls for revolution at Lebanon protests

Thousands of people have taken to the streets for a third day of nationwide protests.

Lawmakers Introduce Bills Opposing G-7 Summit At…

Congressional Democrats hope to bar federal funding from being used to host the 2020 G-7 summit at the Trump National Doral Miami.

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Mexico says Trump shows 'solidarity' after…

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he received a phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump to express "solidarity" over the events this week in the northern Mexican city of Culiacan, where soldiers faced off with cartel henchmen

Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency…

Chicago parents are leaning on family, friends and community groups with teachers in the nation's third-largest school district went on strike

Body of US Rep. Cummings will lie in state at…

A wake and funeral for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings will be held next week at the church where he worshipped for nearly four decades

Chile's president rolls back subway fare hike…

Soldiers are patrolling the streets in Chile's capital for the first time since the military dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet ended in 1990

Croatia protesters demand ‘justice for girls’

The protests, held in cities across Croatia, were against the release of five men accused of rape.

British Lawmakers Vote To Delay Decision On…

Lawmakers voted in favor of an amendment that is basically an "insurance policy" to protect against a no-deal Brexit.

Lost Pacific Crest Trail hiker rescued in…

Pacific Crest Trail hiker gets lost in snowstorm in Oregon mountains, and credits sheriff's deputies for saving his life

Colorado votes on tax regime embraced by…

Democrats who control Colorado's statehouse are asking voters to modify part of a state tax regime that for decades has served as a model for fiscal conservatives nationwide

Artist uses 'historic' markers to raise climate…

A public arts project in New England communities features signs that imagine the possible future effects of climate change to raise awareness

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In many parts of Mexico, government ceded battle…

A massive gunbattle in the Mexican city of Culiacan was shocking for the openness of government capitulation as it forced the release of a drug kingpin's son, and the brazenness of gunmen in machine-gun mounted armored trucks

Brexit: What actually happened on Saturday?

The BBC's Jonathan Blake explains what the Letwin amendment is, and what it means for Brexit.

U.S. Hits Cuba With New Sanctions Over Human…

The U.S. said it is imposing new sanctions on Cuba over its human rights record and continued support for the Maduro regime in Venezuela.

Shadowy Oligarch Has a Thing for Giuliani: Report

The media spotlight fell Rudy Giuliani again this week amid fresh accusations and an intriguing foreign-bribery case. Testifying to congressional investigators, diplomat George Kent said Giuliani had pressed the White House and the State Dept. to get a visa for former Ukrainian prosecutor Victor Shokin, CNN reports. Shokin had lost...

70,000 California wildfire victims may miss out…

As many as 100,000 Californians are eligible to receive payments for the damages they suffered from a series of devastating wildfires over the last several years. But tens of thousands of them have not sought compensation

Exhibit on Jefferson's architecture weaves in…

A new art exhibit explores Thomas Jefferson's highly influential architectural ideas and his vision for structures that symbolize liberty and democracy as well as the role of the enslaved Americans who built them.

Diplomat Says He Warned Biden's Office About…

A career diplomat says he voiced concerns about Joe Biden's son, but little did it do. In closed-door testimony this week, George Kent told congressional investigators he'd warned the office of then-Vice President Biden about his son's position at a Ukrainian energy company, sources tell the Washington Post . The deputy...

Brexit: MPs heckled after vote

Members of the public confronted ministers near Parliament buildings.

38 Culpable In Email Probe, No Evidence Of…

A report on the three-year investigation was completed in mid-September and sent to Sen. Chuck Grassley.

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Indiana attorney general faces hearing on future…

The professional future of Indiana's attorney general will be at stake with a state disciplinary hearing that threatens his law license on allegations that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year

Cop Who Killed Texas Woman Wasn't Doing Welfare…

Seems the police officer who killed Atatiana Jefferson wasn't told to do a welfare check, CNN reports. Authorities say a neighbor's worried phone call was relayed to dispatch as an "open-structure call"—meaning it could have been an abandoned house, door left open, or even a burglary. "The information came...

The Latest: Service canceled for Texas woman shot…

A service for a woman shot in her home by a Fort Worth police officer has been canceled