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'Red flag laws' offer tool for preventing some…

From California to Florida, 'red flag laws' are showing promise to prevent some suicides and mass shootings, supporters say

Funeral held for 9-year-old Detroit girl killed…

A private funeral Mass has been held for a 9-year-old Detroit girl who was killed by three dogs while she rode her bike

Black Government Worker's Office 'Targeted' in…

A black employee's office at the US Department of Education has been vandalized in what looks like a racially motivated attack, NBC News reports. The employee hasn't been identified, but her school desegregation poster was damaged and African figurines disfigured. "She had some dolls in her office that were decapitated,...

Tropical storm watch issued for Barbados as Dorian nears

The government of Barbados has issued a tropical storm watch as the fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season gets closer to the Lesser Antilles

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EU 'willing to listen' to Johnson's Brexit plan

Donald Tusk says the EU will consider the PM's Brexit ideas - as long as they are "realistic".

The Latest: Trump, Trudeau discuss NAFTA…

President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are discussing the new North American free trade agreement as they meet on the sidelines of the Group of Seven summit in France

Sheriff's office: LA deputy lied about being shot by sniper

Authorities say a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who said he was shot in a station parking lot was lying

Countries agree to protect endangered sharks and rays

Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean's most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing

Police: 7 adults shot at child's birthday party in Maryland

A Maryland police chief says seven adults were injured when shots were fired at a child's birthday party a few miles southeast of the nation's capital

Iranian Oil Tanker Changes Course After Greece…

The Adrian Darya 1 — formerly known as the Grace 1 — says it is now headed to Turkey.

British airports to introduce 3D screening for carry-on bags

Putting small containers of liquids in plastic bags could soon be a thing of the past for airline passengers in Britain after the government announced plans to introduce 3D screening equipment for carry-on luggage at all major airports

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New plan cuts more than $1B off New York rail…

New York and New Jersey have submitted a plan that cuts more than $1 billion off the cost of a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River

After underwhelming first year, can casino…

Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino is throwing itself a birthday bash with Aerosmith, New England Patriots cheerleaders and a huge cake

ICE Blocks Immigrant Hotline After TV Characters…

Less than two weeks after characters in Orange is the New Black discussed a hot line detained immigrants can call for help, ICE took the line down. Six actors from the show are among the people who signed a cease-and-desist letter sent to the acting director of ICE to try...

Ex-congressman Gary Ackerman accused of violating a teenager

Former U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman is accused of violating a teenager at a Boy Scout camp more than five decades ago

Indigenous wellness 'helps heal historical trauma'

A Native American movement is encouraging indigenous people to reconnect with their ancestral practices.

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The Latest: Johnson kicks off his G-7 summit with…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson began his G-7 summit with a swim outside the rocky outcrop near the Hotel du Palais in the French resort of Biarritz

8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in St. Louis shooting

Police say an 8-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured in a shooting near a high school in St. Louis

German central bank chief warns against excessive…

The head of Germany's central bank is warning against taking an overly pessimistic view of the economy, days after the bank cautioned that Europe's biggest economy could enter a recession in the current quarter