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Cosby defense loses 5th bid for mistrial

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Bill Cosby's lawyers have turned to their star witness in the comedian's sexual assault retrial. More>>

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King's lair: LeBron scores 46, Cav even series with Pacers

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LeBron scores 46, Cavs hold off Pacers 100-97 to even series at 1-1. More>>

Reds fire manager Bryan Price after 3-15 start

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The Reds have fired Bryan Price after a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season. More>>

With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify about sex-abuse cases

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How can you sleep at night? With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify to Congress about sex-abuse cases. More>>

Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

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President Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results. More>>

California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

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Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere. More>>

Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

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Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'. More>>

The Latest: US says it's maintaining pressure on North Korea

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A U.S. ambassador says his country is maintaining a "maximum pressure campaign" to convince North Korea to denuclearize. More>>

Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

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President Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS. More>>

The Latest: Castro says Diaz-Canel may also gain party post

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Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades. More>>

Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

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Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections. More>>

Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

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People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. More>>

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

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New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017. More>>

Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons. More>>

'Pharma Bro' moves to New Jersey _ for federal prison stay

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The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey. More>>

FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosion

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US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window. More>>

Men arrested at Starbucks say they feared for their lives

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Two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks where they were waiting for a business meeting say they wonder how an everyday encounter could escalate into a police confrontation that left them fearing for their lives. More>>

Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president

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A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states. More>>

Doctor who treated Prince pays $30K for illegal prescription

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A two-year probe into the overdose death of music superstar Prince is reaching a critical stage as a county prosecutor reveals whether criminal charges will be filed. More>>

Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job'

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Trump says a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent. More>>

Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

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A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump has settled her lawsuit with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship. More>>

Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave another town near Douma

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Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus. More>>

Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin. More>>

Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile Video included

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A prominent biomedical ethics expert predicts that in 20 to 40 years, many parents will choose babies from dozens of embryos, after examining DNA information on each. More>>

Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

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In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany. More>>

Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

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Federal health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S. More>>

The Latest: Cosby defense loses 5th bid for mistrial

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The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is rejecting the defense's fifth bid for a mistrial. More>>

The Latest: Prince's doctor fined for illegal prescription

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A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for Prince a week before the musician died has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil claim. More>>

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

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Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater. More>>

The Latest: With family OK, firefighter moved to help woman

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A Texas firefighter on the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia says his wife gave him the OK to aid a woman who had been partially blown through a damaged window. More>>

Southwest Airlines pilot lauded as hero for handling crisis Video included

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The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation. More>>

Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife Video included

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Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy. More>>

Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

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The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app. More>>

Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS Helena wreck

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Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition team backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its wreckage. More>>

Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

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A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland. More>>

Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

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A nanny who argued she was too mentally ill to be held responsible for stabbing two children to death at their New York home has been convicted of murder. More>>

Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

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New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common cancer types. More>>

Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

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The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis. More>>

A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

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The terrifying string of events on Flight 1380 brought out acts of bravery among passengers and crew and drew across-the-board praise for the pilot. More>>

420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California

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Where are The Waldos? Not far from the San Francisco Bay Area high school where in 1971 the five buddies' search for a marijuana patch gave birth to the term 420, now the date for marijuana's high holiday and universal slang for smoking weed. More>>

Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out Video included

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting. More>>

Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

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Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory. More>>

Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections. More>>

UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

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International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities. More>>

Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

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Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere. More>>

First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

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Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread. More>>

Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

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Jurors could soon hear Bill Cosby's explosive testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex. More>>

Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan Video included

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Trump is seeking to reassure Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of their close alliance ahead of Trump's planned talks with North Korea. More>>

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

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Saudi Arabia will hold a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month. More>>

Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

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Slide Fire, the maker of bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot continuously, is shutting down its business. More>>

Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

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The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia showed evidence of 'metal fatigue'. More>>

'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

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The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly sucked out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation. More>>

The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy' Video included

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The Philadelphia medical examiner has released the cause of death of a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a window on a Southwest Airlines plane after an engine failure. More>>

Minnesota prosecutors plan announcement on Prince death

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Prosecutors in Minnesota plan an announcement on the two-year investigation into Prince's death from a drug overdose. More>>

Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

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Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day. More>>

Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

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An internal White House quarrel over the timing of new Russia sanctions played out in public when a U.S. official suggested U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley suffered from "momentary confusion" and Haley retorted: "With all due respect, I don't get confused.". More>>

Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

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Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning attack Britain blames on Moscow. More>>

Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

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Archaeologists on the German Baltic island of Ruegen have uncovered hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets that they say are linked to the era of the Danish King Harald Gormsson. More>>

GAO says EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy booth

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An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending rules when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt's office. More>>

Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

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Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system. More>>

Simply the best? UK critics praise Tina Turner stage musical

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British theater critics are praising a stage musical about the life of Tina Turner _ and it also has the approval of the star herself. More>>

Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

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A federal jury has found three men guilty of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas. More>>

The Latest: SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform

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NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft rockets away. More>>

The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

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Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government. More>>

The Latest: First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

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Saudi Arabia is screening the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" in the first movie theater to open in the country. More>>

New Mexico town reconsiders tribute to Spanish conqueror

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A northern New Mexico city nestled among tribal lands is reconsidering its annual commemoration of the 1598 arrival of Spanish conquistador Juan de Onate, who is reviled for brutality against Native Americans. More>>

The Latest: Cosby defense case to resume Thursday

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Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the eighth day of his sexual assault retrial. More>>

Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

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An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory. More>>

Winds ease but deadly wildfires endure in Southwest US

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Firefighters are battling massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and other buildings in parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma. More>>

Big fish struggling to catch on: Stanton slumping in Bronx

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Big fish struggling to catch on: Stanton slumping in Bronx. More>>

Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

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The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem and an uncertain future. More>>

Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

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Berlin police say two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted by a group of three other men, who whipped one with a belt in an apparent anti-Semitic assault. More>>

'Poop Train' full of NYC sewage raises stink in Alabama town

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'It smells like death:' Alabama endures 'poop train' rolling into town from New York City. More>>

Arkansas judge again demonstrates against death penalty

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An Arkansas judge prohibited from hearing execution cases has again demonstrated against the death penalty outside the governor's mansion, laying down on a cot in a scene identical to the protest that prompted his disqualification last year. More>>

Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War Video included

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Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War, but talks are only as far as the two leaders could get since South Korea wasn't signatory to armistice. More>>

Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC Video included

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Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real. More>>

APNewsBreak: Lithuanian claims pedophile ring in extradition

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A former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at her homeland's request says she fears death if she's extradited because she helped expose an alleged network of pedophiles. More>>

Holiday has 33 and Pelicans beat the Blazers to go up 2-0

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Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 victory on Tuesday night. More>>

DeRozan scores 37, Raptors win Game 2, beat Wizards 130-111

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DeRozan matches career playoff-high with 37 points as Raptors beat Wizards 130-119 to take 2-0 series lead for first time in team history. More>>

US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim Video included

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Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un. More>>

Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter Video included

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Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing after the jet apparently blew an engine in flight is being praised for helping to prevent a far worse tragedy. More>>

Bill Cosby's graphic testimony could undercut his defense

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Prosecutors are building to the conclusion of their case against comedian Bill Cosby in his sexual assault retrial. More>>

UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups

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A UK coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, tapping into public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans. More>>

Trump builds on Obama opioid policy

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Building on Obama-era policy, Trump administration sees medication-based treatment as key to lowering overdose deaths from opioids. More>>

Police: Man arrested at Taylor Swift house had knife, rope

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Authorities say a man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift was wearing a mask and rubber gloves, had a knife, rope and ammunition, and told police he had driven from his Colorado home to see the singer who was not there at the time. More>>

Correction: Barbara Bush-Marriage story Video included

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Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship is a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.". More>>

George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage Video included

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Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship was a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.". More>>

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92 Video included

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Family spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of President George W. Bush, dies at age 92. More>>

Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR's 'Morning Edition' dies at 84

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Veteran radio broadcaster Carl Kasell has died at 84. Kasell brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died at 84. More>>

IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

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IRS online payment site is out of commission on tax day. More>>

Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win hailed as 'big for music'

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Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win hailed as 'big for music' by one of the music jurors who picked the album 'DAMN.' as a finalist. More>>

High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule Video included

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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that has to do with businesses' collection of sales tax on online purchases. More>>

Stormy Daniels' big reveal: sketch of man who threatened her

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The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump says she is "done being bullied.". More>>

Hitting the jackpot: Knights sweep Kings with 1-0 win

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Brayden McNabb scored against his former team in the second period, lifting Vegas to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings that made the Golden Knights the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep its first playoff series. More>>

Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

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A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane. More>>

First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

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Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread. More>>

Mudslide survivors find hope in recovered belongings

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Months after the mudslides nearly wiped the small community of Montecito off the map and killed 23 people, those who survived are still looking for and finding their belongings in the deep and hardened sludge. More>>

Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training Video included

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Through the looking glass: Arrest of black men is a blow to the inclusive image Starbucks has cultivated. More>>

Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

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Syrian state TV reports country's air defenses confronted new 'aggression,' downing missiles over central Homs region. More>>

The Latest: Man released after arrest at Taylor Swift house

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A man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift while wearing a mask and carrying a knife has been released from custody while the investigation continues. More>>

Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

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A Southwest Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport, and video from the scene appears to show a damaged engine. More>>

On eve of MLB games, mayor says San Juan 'open for business'

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San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz says she's hopeful that Twins-Indians series leads to more MLB games in Puerto Rico, and soon. More>>

Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC Video included

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Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real. More>>

Wyoming district allows armed staff in area cited by DeVos

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Wyoming district spotlighted in guns-in-schools debate to vote on arming teachers. More>>

GOP legislative leaders call on Missouri governor to resign

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Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Capitol amid turmoil in Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' office. More>>

The Latest: Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush Video included

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Former President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Lynda Johnson Robb, says she smiles when she thinks of Barbara Bush, saying her candor was always refreshing and her grace was endless. More>>

Former Minnesota FBI agent cites racism in explaining leak

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A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent who was caught in a Justice Department crackdown has pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to an online media organization. More>>

Trump touts US-NKorea talks; officials say Pompeo met Kim Video included

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President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs. More>>

As GOP balks, McConnell shuts down bill to protect Mueller

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won't be holding a vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump, essentially killing the bipartisan bill. More>>

White House adviser apologizes for saying Haley was confused

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President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley "got ahead of the curve" when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent. More>>

Legislators seek more oversight after deadly prison violence

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Twenty South Carolina prisoners have been killed at the hands of fellow inmates in the past 16 months, making it among the deadliest in the U.S. More>>

Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

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A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, are in a Thai court for a closed hearing. More>>

Another California county backs Trump's 'sanctuary' lawsuit

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Leaders in a tiny Orange County city have approved an ordinance to exempt itself from California's so-called sanctuary law. More>>

The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

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The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria. More>>

Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal

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President Donald Trump is criticizing California's governor's rejection of proposed border duties for the National Guard. More>>

Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

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Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. More>>

Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

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Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests against his rule. More>>

South Carolina's prisons among the deadliest in the US

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South Carolina officials are blaming the prison riot that killed seven inmates on a turf war between gangs over territory, money and contraband items like cellphones. More>>

Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

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Forecasters are warning of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters in rural Oklahoma continue battling blazes that have killed two people so far. More>>

AP: Iowa elections official did not disclose side business

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Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose his role in a new corporation that has recently spent around $2 million to open a storage rental business and purchase a strip mall. More>>

Jury has case of 3 men accused of plotting to bomb Somalis

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Attorneys are set to make their closing arguments to jurors deciding the fate of three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in Kansas. More>>

The Latest: Cosby's 2005 deposition undercuts defense

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Bill Cosby has arrived for his sexual assault retrial, where prosecutors are building to a close in their case. More>>

Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in US legislatures

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Major legislation curtailing gay rights has been stymied in state capitols around the country this year. More>>

US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

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US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks. More>>

Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

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Lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment because of worries over nonpayment and bluster. More>>

The Latest: Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

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The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump has released a composite sketch of the man she says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot to stay quiet about the relationship. More>>

UK court rules against parents who want treatment for son

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Britain's Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment. More>>

$1 million federal grant will help study of transgender kids

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Groundbreaking national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant awarded by the National Science Foundation to the professor leading the project. More>>

Lawyer: El Chapo's mental health is deteriorating

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The lawyer for notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says his client's mental health is deteriorating. More>>

Quirky 'Night Court' actor Harry Anderson dies at age 65

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Harry Anderson, actor who played quirky night shift judge in the TV sitcom "Night Court" has died at 65 in North Carolina home. More>>

ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk

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ABC's unusual decision to release full transcript of George Stephanopoulos' interview with former FBI Director James Comey has turned into a hit for network's website. More>>

Polish nationalists seek probe of Israeli president's words

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A Polish nationalist group has asked prosecutors to investigate whether the Israeli president broke a new Holocaust speech law during a visit to Poland last week. More>>

Durant, Thompson lead Warriors to a 2-0 series lead on Spurs

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Kevin Durant sparked a decisive 3rd-quarter run on the way to 32 points, Klay Thompson added 31 in another superb playoff performance and the Warriors rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-101 for a 2-0 lead in the series. More>>

Wade turns back the clock and 76ers in Game 2 Heat victory

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Dwyane Wade turned in a vintage performance and scored 28 points to spoil the 76ers' 17-game winning streak and led the Miami Heat to a 113-103 Game 2 win over Philadelphia. More>>

Supreme Court says Sotomayor breaks shoulder in fall at home

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The Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke her right shoulder in a fall at her Washington home. More>>

Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for Weinstein scandal

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The New York Times and The New Yorker have won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for their reporting on Harvey Weinstein and sexual misconduct that galvanized the #MeToo movement. More>>

Commercial and critical darling Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer

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Kendrick Lamar's raw and powerful "DAMN." album has won the Pulitzer Prize for music. More>>

France's Macron: EU must reform to fight rising nationalism

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French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to outline his vision for the future of Europe as he addresses the European Parliament. More>>

Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

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President Donald Trump's personal attorney is set to appear in federal court to argue over evidence found during a recent FBI raid, and porn star Stormy Daniels is expected to be in attendance. More>>

How Facebook ads target you

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Facebook's business depends almost entirely on selling ads targeted at people with particular interests and demographics. More>>

Body of last missing family member found in California river

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Authorities searching for a family whose SUV plunged into a rain-swollen Northern California river have found the vehicle and the body of a man and a girl inside it. More>>

UK: Nerve agent that poisoned spy was in liquid form

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British officials say the nerve agent used to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter was delivered in liquid form, and it will take months to remove all traces of the toxin. More>>

Destruction, traumatized residents in Syrian town of Douma

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In Syrian town of Douma near Damascus, destruction and traumatized residents. More>>

White House says Russia sanctions still under consideration

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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced Monday against Russia for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad in its use of chemical weapons. More>>

Correction: Syria-Destroyed Town story

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The streets of the town of Douma near the capital, Damascus, had few people with the majority of its residents now displaced to the country's north. More>>

US says California rejects proposed border duties for troops

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Two U.S. officials say California has rejected the federal government's initial plans to send the state's National Guard troops to the border because the work is considered too closely tied to immigration enforcement. More>>

What's in those seized records? Trump's biggest new worry

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President Donald Trump and his allies have hit a new level of anxiety after the raid on his personal attorney's office,. More>>

Starbucks to train workers on 'unconscious bias,' CEO says Video included

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Protests are planned at a Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested last week after store employees called 911 to say they were trespassing. More>>

Linden wins Boston Marathon, 1st US woman since '85

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Runners are arriving in Hopkinton and trying to stay dry as they await the start of the Boston Marathon. More>>

Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

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Syrians rally in landmark Damascus square to cheer their armed forces' confronting unprecedented joint airstrikes. More>>

Bill Cosby's accuser denies framing him, knowing key witness Video included

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Bill Cosby's chief accuser is back on the witness stand as the comedian's lawyers look to raise doubts about her allegations that he drugged and molested her in 2004. More>>

7 inmates killed as prisoners fight over money, territory

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South Carolina prisons spokesman: 7 inmates dead, 17 injured amid fights at max security prison.. More>>

The Latest: Weinstein spokeswoman wants #MeToo recognition

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Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face British lawmakers to explain her decision to launch airstrikes against Syria without a vote in Parliament. More>>

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Lawyers for President Donald Trump's personal attorney say investigators "took everything" during raids last week on his residence and office. More>>

UK sorry for 'appalling' treatment of Caribbean immigrants

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A simmering dispute over the immigration status of children brought to Britain decades ago has erupted just as U.K. officials are hosting the leaders from the 53-nation Commonwealth. More>>

When to say when: Study says limit alcohol to 1 drink a day

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Large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day. More>>

8-year-old boy at school slashes other students with knife

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Authorities say an 8-year-old student took a kitchen knife to a central Minnesota elementary school and attacked three children. More>>

Allies vague on evidence linking Syria to chemical attack

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The United States, France and Britain have said their airstrikes on Syria were a response to a reported chemical attack in a rebel-held Damascus suburb. More>>

Comey speculates Russians may have damaging info on Trump

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Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it's possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump and that there is "some evidence of obstruction of justice" in the president's actions. More>>

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Runners are arriving in Hopkinton and trying to stay dry as they await the start of the Boston Marathon. More>>

'Full Metal Jacket' actor R. Lee Ermey dies at 74

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R. Lee Ermey, a former marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died. More>>

Stapleton, Lambert, Underwood and Vegas win at ACM Awards

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Country music is making a major return to Las Vegas with the 2018 ACM Awards, six months after a lone gunman killed 58 people at a country music festival in the nation's deadliest mass shooting. More>>

Harden scores 44 points, Rockets beat Wolves 104-101

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James Harden scored 44 points and the Houston Rockets held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-101 in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series. More>>

Victor-y: Oladipo scores 32 as Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs

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Oladipo, Pacers roll to 98-80 win over LeBron James and Cavaliers in Game 1. More>>

The Latest: Sanders says Trump saw bits of Comey interview

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Scathing Comey interview provokes Trump the morning after. More>>

Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty, will testify against others

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The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to charges including conspiracy and money laundering, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at the website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide "online brothel.". More>>

Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

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A new study says that important Atlantic Ocean circulation is weakening to record slow speeds due to global warming. More>>

Granddaughter: Barbara Bush is 'a fighter,' in good spirits Video included

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A family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush appreciates the messages and prayers she is receiving and that she 'has been a rock in the face of her failing health'. More>>

The Latest: EU defends Iran nuclear deal; no new sanctions

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The Latest: EU foreign policy chief wants bloc to use major meeting on Syria next week to give impetus to UN peace moves. More>>

Europe plans remote update to keep aging Mars probe stable

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The European Space Agency plans to remotely update the software on its Mars Express probe to ensure the aging spacecraft remains stable. More>>

In a close race, 'Rampage' takes No. 1 from 'A Quiet Place'

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Dwayne Johnson's big budget arcade game-based "Rampage" crept past last week's top film "A Quiet Place" to take the No. 1 spot on the box office charts, but just barely. More>>

Comey: 'Possible' that Russians have leverage over Trump

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President Donald Trump is again calling former FBI Director James Comey a "slimeball" ahead of the publication of his new book. More>>

Vatican: Parents, hospital must talk in UK sick toddler case

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The head of the Vatican's bioethics think tank says he hopes a dialogue can be reopened in the case of Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British child whose parents are locked in a legal battle over his care. More>>

Spring storm moves east after blanketing central US in snow

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Flights canceled, roadways treacherous as deadly storm system hits central US with heavy snow, wind and rain. More>>

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    National Geographic television network says author Mary Shelley, writer of 'Frankenstein,' will be the subject of its 'Genius' series next year.More >>
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