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4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

Published Sep. 20 2018

An employee at a Rite Aid warehouse opened fire at work Thursday, killing three people before taking her own life,...

Koreas summit kick-starts stalled nuclear talks with US

Published Sep. 20 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A better-than-expected outcome of the summit between the two Koreas immediately kick-started stalled negotiations between Washington and...

Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart released from prison

Published Sep. 20 2018

DRAPER, Utah (AP) — A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart and stood by as the Utah girl was sexually...

Man opens fire at his Wisconsin office, 3 seriously hurt

Published Sep. 20 2018

Authorities said they still don't know why an employee at a Wisconsin software company went to his office with a...

Trump says ‘hard to imagine’ Kavanaugh guilty of allegation

Published Sep. 20 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday bluntly questioned the allegation Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a...

Frustration builds as Carolina residents wait to go home

Published Sep. 20 2018

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home...

McDonald's workers across US protest against sex harassment

Published Sep. 19 2018

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — McDonald's workers staged protests in several cities Tuesday in what organizers billed as the first multistate...

Canadian marijuana imports OK’d by US for California study

Published Sep. 19 2018

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada...

Trump says he feels ‘so badly’ for Kavanaugh

Published Sep. 19 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trading accusations, Democratic and Republican senators quarreled Tuesday over who will testify at what promises to be...

Defrauded students inch closer to victory in DeVos lawsuit

Published Sep. 19 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ruled Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ move to ease protections for former students of...

‘Nightmare that won’t end’: Storm evacuees can’t return yet

Published Sep. 19 2018

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Hundreds of people waited in long lines for water and other essentials Tuesday in Wilmington, still...

Floodwaters of Florence put North Carolina dams under stress

Published Sep. 19 2018

Devastating flooding in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence has raised concerns about whether dams across the state,...

Facebook tool helps charities find evacuees who need help

Published Sep. 19 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a disaster like Hurricane Florence, when emergency responders need to pinpoint trouble spots where people...

China looks unlikely to give in after US tariff hike

Published Sep. 19 2018

BEIJING (AP) — China unveiled a slew of changes under mounting pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump over technology.

Chicago cops reluctantly testify against 1 of their own

Published Sep. 19 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused...

Campaigns crank up to press lawmakers on abuse lawsuits bill

Published Sep. 19 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s attorney general and several lawmakers began ramping up efforts to apply public pressure Tuesday ahead...

Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur products

Published Sep. 19 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles, one of the world’s major fashion centers and long a symbol of glitz and...

ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

Published Sep. 19 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is allowing job ads on its platform that exclude women, according to the American Civil...

Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

Published Sep. 19 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data,...

Judge to consider suspending Idaho’s abortion reporting law

Published Sep. 19 2018

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Lawyers are asking a U.S. judge to issue a preliminary injunction blocking a new Idaho law...

Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain

Published Sep. 19 2018

TRENTON, N.C. (AP) — When meteorologists downgraded Hurricane Florence from a powerful Category 4 storm to a Category 2 and...

Hearing sets up dramatic showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser

Published Sep. 18 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on Monday abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago...

North Dakota regulators discuss refinery near national park

Published Sep. 18 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Public Service Commission on Monday discussed an administrative law judge’s recommendation regulators dismiss a...