The Latest: Nestor moves into Georgia with heavy…

Nestor has begun moving through Georgia as a post-tropical cyclone that could bring isolated flash floods, heading toward Carolinas

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

Reuters: Boeing Employees Had Concerns With 737…

Reuters reports Boeing withheld documentation of employees' concerns about a system that was eventually linked to two fatal plane crashes.

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

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder After…

The company said it's voluntarily recalling one lot of its baby powder after the FDA found trace amounts of asbestos in a bottle purchased online.

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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

Chicago Teachers' Strike Highlights Student…

Chicago Public Schools teachers are using a strike in part to highlight Chicago's 17,000 homeless students and their struggles.

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

The Latest: New Orleans delays plans to collapse…

New Orleans officials say they must delay plans to topple two cranes that had been looming precariously over the ruins of a partially collapsed hotel

Pennsylvania Diocese Paid More Than $4 Million To…

The program also includes counseling, spiritual guidance and pastoral care.

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

Dream Jobs: Capitol Tour Guide

He explains the meaning behind every sculpture and plaque on Capitol Hill.

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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.

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

The Regional Dialects Of The Internet

Across borders, online, on our phones, the way we talk is changing.

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

UAW Members To Vote On GM Contract Deal

The deal would give temporary workers a path to permanent status, allow for biannual raises and pay out "ratification bonuses."

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at…

A new variety of apple called the Cosmic Crisp is coming to grocery stores Dec. 1.

Balance of power in Virginia may rest on write-in…

Partisan control of the Virginia General Assembly could come down to write-in campaign

New York City Council Votes To Close Rikers Island

The city council approved a plan to close the eight jails on Rikers Island and build a system of smaller, borough-based jails instead.

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Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill…

Opposition to one of the nation's longest proposed new natural gas pipelines in the U.S. has grounded an unlikely alliance determined to stop the current project.

Roadside Bigfoot: Georgia museum devoted to…

In the picturesque mountains of north Georgia, an unassuming roadside building is now ground zero in the search for Bigfoot

NYC Council Votes To Close Infamous Rikers Island…

For this plan to work, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city of New York are counting on the city to continue its trend of steady of decarceration.