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After Florence, what to know about your insurance coverage

The hurricane is over, now what do I do? Insurance experts weigh in

Florence sweeps away motel and family's hard work…

Hurricane Florence washed away half the rooms at the Starlite Motel in Spring Lake, ripping away the livelihood of a family that bought it in recent months

Floodwaters Breach Power Plant's Dam, Raise Coal…

Coal ash is a toxic byproduct created by burning coal. It contains mercury, arsenic and other heavy metals.

6 Siblings of Ariz. Rep Appear in Political Ads— for His Opponent

Recruiting one of your opponent's family members to appear in your political ad would be considered a minor coup; pulling in six of them would be quite "stunning." That's how ABC News describes the latest spots from David Brill, a Democrat running against GOP incumbent Paul Gosar to represent Arizona's...

Selfie-Taking Woman Plunges to Her Death in Lake…

What should have been a day of hiking with awe-inspiring views turned tragic in Michigan Wednesday when a woman fell to her death into Lake Superior. WLUC reports 32-year-old Tu Thanh Nguyen, from Sunnyvale, Calif., was traversing the trails along the cliffs of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore by herself when...

Small North Carolina town latest to feel Florence…

A North Carolina town where a levee breached is among the latest to feel the punch of Hurricane Florence

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Pope Accepts Resignation Of 2 More Chilean…

That means a total of seven bishops in the country have stepped down this year during an investigation into widespread sexual abuse in the church.

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: Protesters decry killings of two black men by police in Texas; destruction follows Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines; costumed boy waits for start of anti-corruption protest in Guatemala.

Overconfident? Dem optimism surges as midterms…

Overconfidence? Democrats predicting takeover of one chamber of Congress _ at least _ as elections approach

The United Nations that Kofi Annan served pays…

2 secretaries-generals and diplomats from the world that Kofi Annan served for nearly 45 years paid tribute to him at the UN, but the most moving words were from his wife and son who urged people to continue his fight for a fairer and peaceful planet

Why The Trump Administration Changed The US…

One of the main goals of the new plan was to encourage more collaborative biodefense efforts between the public and private spheres.

Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guilty

An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case

Sheriff: Motive unclear for Maryland shooter who…

A Maryland sheriff says the woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage

Hawaii volcanoes park to reopen after monthslong…

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen its main gates Saturday, welcoming carloads of visitors eager to see Kilauea's new summit crater and the area where a longstanding lava lake once bubbled near the surface

North Carolina Farmers Brace For Florence Recovery

Small farm owners are concerned about what a slow recovery could mean for business.

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NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River

California man arrested in 10 'horrific…

Sacramento authorities have arrested a 58-year-old man suspected of committing at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006

Funerals held for 2 women allegedly killed by…

Friends and family have gathered for funerals in Laredo, Texas, for two of the women authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent who has been described as a serial killer

Christine Blasey Ford's Treatment May Impact…

Sexual assault survivors will be watching how Ford is treated, and one expert says it may determine whether they speak out or not.

Ole Miss faculty ask donor to remove name after racial post

Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi on Friday asked a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone."

The Latest: Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath…

Authorities say the toll has now risen to 43 dead in the aftermath of former Hurricane Florence; 32 of those deaths in North Carolina

Girl, 4 others shot during memorial service…

Police searched Friday for suspects who witnesses said opened fire on dozens of people gathered for a memorial service outside a Syracuse home, wounding an 8-year-old girl and four other people.

NYPD Training For Nerve Agent Attacks At UN…

Officials said there's no specific threat, but they want to be prepared in the wake of an attack on a former Russian spy in the U.K.

The Latest: Faculty ask donor to remove name from school

Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi want a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized for racial overtones

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Fugitive New Mexico priest pleads not guilty to…

A fugitive priest who fled the US amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco

Fugitive accused of threatening Trump arrested in…

The U.S. Marshals Service says a Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials has been arrested in Ohio

Foreign Hackers Targeted Senators' Personal Gmail…

Sen. Ron Wyden says he's concerned about the Senate security office's ability to protect against cyber threats.