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Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado…

A Colorado judge denied a defense attorney's request to require a coroner to collect DNA from the necks of two young sisters killed and submerged in crude oil in the case of the girl's father, who is accused of killing them and his wife

Right-wing, left-wing protesters face off in…

Seattle police have taken up positions as right-wing demonstrators gather for a "Liberty or Death" rally that is also drawing counter-protesters from the left

California drops wildfire utility liability…

California lawmakers are abandoning a controversial proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shield electrical utilities from some financial liability for wildfires

The Latest: US's Pompeo sends condolences over…

The Latest: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed his sadness over the death of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and sent his condolences to his family

Migrant spouse of pregnant woman detained on way to hospital

A California woman says she had to drive herself to the hospital and give birth without her husband after he was detained by immigration agents

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The atheist who leads a chaplaincy team

Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS.

Indonesian Police Have Killed Dozens of People in…

At least 31 people have been killed by police in Indonesia amid an escalating crackdown on petty crime as the country prepares to host the Asian Games, according to Amnesty International.

Don't Be Surprised if You See a Mini Horse on…

Southwest airlines has introduced a new rule that will allow flyers to bring mini horses in flight as long as they are service animals. Buzz60 has the story.

Trump warnings grow from forgotten Republicans

List of 'forgotten Republicans' grows as Trump GOP takeover crushes dissent

Police say Long Island couple dead in murder-suicide

Police say a husband and wife have died in a murder-suicide on Long Island

Wall St rises on trade talk optimism

U.S. stocks closed higher on reports of progress in trade disputes between the United States and its trading partners China and Mexico. Roselle Chen reports.

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Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll…

Italy's president has demanded guarantees that all the nation's roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he comforted mourners at a state funeral for many of the dead in the grieving port city

Manhunt underway after fatal Tennessee robberies

Police in Tennessee are looking for two men who they believe could be responsible for a string of recent shootings in the Nashville area

Privatization Of Afghan War Not Under…

Blackwater founder Erik Prince argues using a small private force in Afghanistan could save the U.S. government billions.

Egypt president ratifies law imposing internet controls

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified an anti-cybercrime law that rights groups say paves the way for censoring online media

Sheriff: Shooting at football game unrelated to…

Authorities say a shooting outside a Florida high school football game in which two men were wounded had nothing to do with school or the game

Abe's Iconic Hat May Disappear 'Forever'

Abraham Lincoln's iconic stovepipe hat is among items that may be auctioned off to meet a dire debt payment deadline, the Washington Post reports. Short a $9.7 million infusion, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Foundation has approved the search for an auctioneer to sell the hat and...

45 Years After Alleged Alien Abduction, He's…

Calvin Parker was looking for fish. He says he instead found aliens—or, rather, aliens found him. The date was Oct. 11, 1973, but Parker has hardly mentioned it in the 45 years since he and 42-year-old Charles Hickson saw a blinding light over Mississippi's Pascagoula River. Hickson, who has...

Thousands stranded as floods submerge southern…

Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is at least partially submerged

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The Latest: US says man was arrested on outstanding warrant

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says that the California man who was arrested by its agents as he drove his wife to the hospital to give birth had a warrant for his arrest in Mexico on homicide charges