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The Latest: North Carolina officials warn of…

State transportation officials are reiterating that travel remains dangerous in 17 southeastern North Carolina counties

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.

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

Cyprus protests Turkish warship's arrest of fishing boat

Cyprus is trying to secure the release of five fishermen who were taken into custody by a Turkish warship as they were fishing off the island's northern coast

UN council support tough action for peacekeeping failures

The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution to support tougher U.N. action against peacekeepers who fail to protect civilians, including by sending them home and refusing to pay their governments

Are temporary tattoos a sell-out?

As temporary tattoos grow in popularity, some wonder if the trend stems from a fear of commitment.

At Least 5 People, Including 3 Infants, Stabbed…

Three infants and two adults were the victims of a stabbing at a maternity center in Queens, New York.

Chick-fil-A Serves Man Who Pulled Up To…

Chick-fil-A is going above and beyond for its customers by serving a man who pulled up to the drive-thru riding a lawn mower.

Myanmar refugees evacuated from squalid Omaha apartments

About 500 refugees have been relocated from a Nebraska apartment complex after units were deemed unlivable

Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

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

State of the art: can robots be Rembrandts?

A French collective of artist-entrepreneurs are creating fine art using a computer algorithm, with one of their creations to be auctioned by Christie's. Lucy Fielder reports.

Bourbon maker Four Roses reaches deal to settle strike

A union leader says striking workers at Four Roses will return to work next week after the Kentucky bourbon maker and union officials reached a tentative agreement to end a two-week walkout

Faculty discuss donor after post with 'racial overtone'

University of Mississippi journalism faculty met Friday amid calls that the university remove a donor's name from its journalism school following a social media criticized for "unjustified racial overtone."

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.

Rising oil prices haven't hurt the US economy so…

An old bogeyman, higher oil prices, may still be scary but doesn't have the same power to hurt the US economy

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

UN aid chief: Fight against famine is being lost…

The U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that the fight against famine is being lost in Yemen, which is already facing the world's worst humanitarian crisis with 75 percent of its 29 million people in need of assistance

Northern California authorities arrest alleged…

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

Brazil arrests man linked to Hezbollah on crimes…

Brazilian police have arrested a fugitive who is alleged by U.S. authorities to be Hezbollah's financier and who has repeatedly been accused of illegal activity in a lawless border area where three South American nations meet

Police probing deaths of 4 in Nevada home as murder-suicide

Police in the Las Vegas-area city of Henderson say they are investigating as a murder-suicide the apparent shooting deaths of a man, a woman and two boys whose bodies were found in a burning home.