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Police to file criminal complaint after fetus…

Police in Detroit say they will file a criminal complaint against the owners after the remains of 10 fetuses and one infant were found hidden in a former funeral home

Harvard: Race can only help, never harm…

A group suing Harvard University says the school uses a loosely defined "personal rating" to discriminate against Asian-Americans who apply to the school

Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon…

How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with…

The Russian Orthodox Church says it's severing ties with the leader of the worldwide Orthodox community after his decision to grant Ukrainian clerics independence from the Moscow Patriarchate

US: Cuba's political prisoners are "affront" to democracy

The U.S. says Cuba's 130 political prisoners are an "affront" to democratic freedoms, but Cuba points to Trump's "agenda of supremacist, racist and xenophobic ideas."

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What's stopping Bloodhound get to 1,000mph?

The project to race a car at more than 1,000mph runs into a financial roadblock, with the company behind the venture going into administration.

White St. Louis Realtor Fired After She Was…

A white woman refused to allow her black neighbor into her building and now she’s been fired from her job.

Odds Are Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Will Pick…

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are officially expecting, and all bets are on about what the baby’s name will be.

Man said to be Jamaican lottery scam kingpin gets 6 years

A Jamaican man who authorities said masterminded a lottery scam that defrauded at least 95 mostly elderly Americans out of more than $5.8 million has been sentenced to six years in federal prison

Hurricane aftermath: Families worry about missing…

Five days after Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle, how many residents might be missing seems to be anyone's guess

Japan's Abe pledges sales tax hike in 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to go ahead with an increase in the national sales tax in October next year despite fears it could damage the economy. Francis Maguire reports

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Thousands raised for kids of Chicago cop convicted of murder

More than 500 people have contributed over $45,000 for the two daughters of the white Chicago police officer who was convicted in the shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald.

FEMA Says Past Mistakes Informed New Hurricane…

FEMA knows what a slow hurricane response looks like. Officials say the recovery from Hurricane Michael isn't one of them.

Experts: Hurricane Michael failed to end…

Experts say Hurricane Michael failed to break up a patchy and toxic algae bloom in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida

Death sentence vacated for man who threw children…

A man convicted of killed four children by throwing them from an Alabama bridge has had his death sentence reduced to life imprisonment after tests showed he had an IQ of 51

Nevada bear biologist gets protective order…

A judge has issued a temporary protective order to keep a Lake Tahoe activist away from a state bear biologist who says the woman stalked her during a long-running dispute over the capture of nuisance bears

Nigeria: IS-linked extremists kill abducted health worker

Nigeria says IS-linked extremists kill abducted health worker despite Red Cross' urgent plea

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Kentucky judge blocks certification of 'Marsy's Law' vote

Kentucky judge rules 'Marsy's Law' ballot referendum question on crime victims' rights isn't accurately worded, orders officials not to certify results