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Toxic PCBs linger in schools; EPA, lawmakers fail…

Tens of thousands of schools may be contaminated with toxic PCBs banned 40 years ago over concerns about cancer and other illnesses Yet EPA and Congress have failed to come up with plan, money to help schools assess risks

Crossover artist Lauren Daigle reigns at Dove…

Grammy-winning singer Lauren Daigle reigned at the 50th annual Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards, winning artist of the year, song of the year and pop/contemporary album of the year

Fire at California oil facility prompts health…

A fire raging at an oil storage facility in the San Francisco Bay Area prompted authorities to order residents in two communities to shelter in place

In Oklahoma, governor tests power of tribal…

An agreement between Oklahoma and the Native American tribes to expand gambling 15 years ago has resulted in an economic boon for both

Kim vows to fight US sanctions, visits sacred N…

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to surmount US-led sanctions he says have inflicted "many hardships and trials" on his country

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Asian shares rise after Wall Street gain on solid…

Asian shares are higher after a gain on Wall Street boosted by healthy earnings reports from U.S. companies

2 questioned in Ala. girl's abduction charged in…

A man and a woman questioned by police in an Alabama girl's kidnapping are arrested on unrelated charges

Washington Roundup: Politicians Respond To Syria…

President Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria is proving unpopular on both sides of the aisle.

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Fort Worth chief: 'absolutely no excuse' for…

The police chief in Fort Worth, Texas, says there was "absolutely no excuse" for a white officer's killing of a black woman in her home

The Latest: Tumultuous council meeting after…

Dozens of people crowded Fort Worth's City Council chamber and hundreds more shouted outside to call for justice after the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson

Some decry Gov. Cuomo for using racial slur…

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is being criticized for using a racial slur for African Americans while discussing historical discrimination toward darker-skinned Italian immigrants

Minnesota boy, 6, goes missing after getting off school bus

Authorities in Minnesota are searching for a 6-year-old boy who has been missing since getting off the school bus with his siblings

What to watch in Washington: The debate or the…

Tuesday night presented a genuine televised quandary for many Washingtonians: The debate or the Nationals?

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Private Dallas university evacuates campus after bomb threat

A private university in Dallas cancelled classes and evacuated its campus of about 4,800 students after a threatening message was received that prompted a lockdown

EU: Brexit deal in sight but UK must still do more

EU officials are hoping a Brexit deal with Britain may be sketched out within hours, but negotiations have stretched into early Wednesday in the latest effort at producing an agreement in more than three years of false starts and sudden reversals

Organizers of popular Iowa bike ride cut ties with newspaper

Organizers of the popular summer bike ride across Iowa are cutting ties with its longtime sponsor, the Des Moines Register, amid backlash over the newspaper's handling of a story

London Bans All Protests Linked To Climate Group…

The Metropolitan Police Service said protesters were made aware of the new changes, but that didn't stop them from demonstrating anyway.

Lawmakers: Tech giants have given some of documents sought

Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech say they've received part of the information they requested from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple, and expect to get the rest soon.

Prosecutors seek life for New Mexico man who…

Prosecutors want a New Mexico man convicted of killing his parents and three younger siblings when he was 15 to spend the rest of his life in prison

British family decries treatment by US after…

Seven members of an extended British family who made an unauthorized border crossing into the United States from Canada are being held in federal custody at a Pennsylvania detention center nearly two weeks after their arrest by U.S. Border Patrol

Schilling won't run for Arizona congressional seat

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's decided not to run for Congress in Arizona

The Latest: Spokesman says Cuomo was quoting New York Times

A spokesman for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the governor prefaced his comment in which he used a racial slur by saying he was quoting a New York Times article

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Mexico: Families of slain police angry, AMLO…

Families of 13 Mexican police officers killed in an apparent cartel ambush have gathered at a funeral home in Michoacan state, many of them angry at the government and police commanders they believe sent their loved ones a certain death

UN: 200 million children under 5 eat too little or too much

The U.N. children's agency says one-third of children worldwide under age 5 _ about 200 million youngsters _ are either undernourished or overweight, undermining their full potential to grow and develop

As NBA-China tweet rift continues, James enters…

The Rockets are not engaging in the conversation on LeBron James's criticism of Houston general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests