Texas governor meeting with students, shooting…

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott concludes meetings on school safety and mass shootings by talking to those closest to the violence of recent attacks

The Latest: Baltimore officers visit funeral home

Fellow officers, public officials and others are visiting a Baltimore-area funeral home to honor a colleague killed on duty

San Francisco police not charged in black man's…

San Francisco prosecutors say they won't charge officers in two shooting deaths, including the 2015 killing of a black man that led to protests and U.S.-recommended police reforms

Congo says confirmed Ebola cases have reached 31…

Congo's confirmed Ebola cases reach 31, with 9 deaths, as capital's ports tighten monitoring

Wisconsin frack sand sludge spill reaches…

Officials in Wisconsin are testing the environmental and health impacts following a frack sand sludge spill that has now reached the Mississippi River.

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Who says Americans don't know geography?

Venkat Ranjan,13, won the title after almost three million students took part in the competition.

Fashion Designer And Boyfriend Convicted Of…

A judge has convicted a London fashion designer and her boyfriend of killing their nanny and burning her body.

McDonald's Breakfast Catering May Soon Be Coming…

In its quest for global breakfast domination, McDonald's is testing out catering for the day’s most important meal too.

The Latest: South Korea 'very perplexed' by Trump…

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he's "very perplexed" that the U.S.-North Korea summit won't go ahead as planned

Agency: Texas chemical plant unprepared for Harvey floods

The federal agency that investigates industrial accidents offers muted criticism of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded during Hurricane Harvey and partially exploded

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Italy's bond market wins respite but outlook…

Italy’s government bond yields tumbled on Thursday on the nomination of a new Italian prime minister, the market winning a respite from the political risks that have dealt sentiment a heavy blow over the past week. But as David Pollard reports, there are still more questions than answers over the country's future administration.

Study: Some public pensions funds could run dry in downturn

A new study finds that some public pension funds are in such bad shape that they might be totally depleted during an economic downturn

Prosecutors add lewd conduct charges to tortured kids case

Prosecutors have added four charges of lewd conduct against a father accused of torturing his children in a Northern California home where prosecutors say 10 children lived in filth and neglect

Poland Outlaws Blaming The Country For Holocaust…

The controversial legislation has some free speech advocates up in arms.

Jury says Samsung must pay $539M for copying parts of iPhone

A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features to lure people into buying its competing products

Judge appoints brain experts in case of slain…

A judge has appointed two brain experts to evaluate a man facing the death penalty in the slaying of a teenage girl last year

Federal lawsuit seeks $14.8m in deadly Tennessee…

Victims are suing the federal government over deadly Tennessee wildfires that began in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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A rare look at NYC's potter's field, home to 1…

Officials let reporters get a rare look this week at Hart Island, the place that has served as New York City's potter's field for 150 years

Australia Fights Killer Cats With Massive Anti-Cat Fence

It’s not a Guinness world record yet, but Australia has built what is reportedly the world’s longest cat-proof fence. Conservationists are hoping the 27.3-mile fence bordering the Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary in central Australia will help save endangered animals like the mala, a type of small wallaby, from feral cats...

Judge mulls motion to dismiss Charlottesville rally lawsuit

A federal judge is set to hear arguments from white nationalists and others that a lawsuit against them over last summer's violence in Charlottesville should be dismissed