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Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High…

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda

Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper…

Flash flooding in the Upper Midwest is being blamed for at least one death and widespread damage

UN chief warns Gaza violence is close 'to the…

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the escalation of violence in Gaza is a warning to all "how close to the brink of war the situation is," and he's urging Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers to recommit to the cease-fire that ended their 2014 war

Geraldine McCaughrean wins Carnegie children's…

British writer Geraldine McCaughrean has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for children's literature for "Where the World Ends." McCaughrean was named winner Monday for her novel about two Scottish boys marooned at sea

Maryland county settles lawsuit with transgender teen

A Maryland county school board has settled a lawsuit with a transgender teen that it tried to block from using the boys' locker room

May: Tax rise to help pay for NHS boost

Theresa May says the public will pay more for the £20bn NHS boost but it will be "fair and balanced".

Lionel Messi is the Highest Paid Soccer Player in…

Lionel Messi is the Highest Paid Soccer Player in the World. Here's How He Spends His Millions

Baby Born on Train Gets Free Rides for Quarter of…

While having your kids duck the turnstile is one way parents reduce their public transit costs, apparently, another is just to give birth to them on the train.

Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on…

President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the nations move closer to a potential trade war

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Among 10 Things to Know: Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage; judge says Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote; compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem.

BJ's Wholesale values itself at up to $2.2 bln

BJ's Wholesale expects to price its initial public offering between $15 and $17 a share, valuing the warehouse club operator at up to $2.2 billion. Fred Katayama reports.

Ex-CIA worker charged with disclosing classified information

A former CIA employee has been charged with the theft of classified national defense information from the agency

3 Governors Refuse To Send Troops To Border Amid…

New York is just one state holding back National Guard troops from the border in protest of the practice of separating migrant families.

Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial…

Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police

Prosecutor clears 2 who killed Oklahoma…

Police recovered ammunition among other items from the home of a man who shot and wounded patrons inside an Oklahoma restaurant last week

King and queen of Spain wrap up visit to San…

Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia visited a museum exhibit featuring Spanish masterpieces on Monday as they wrapped up their visit to San Antonio

Protesters burn Mississippi flag, say it…

A group of about 30 demonstrators say they're burning a Mississippi state flag because it symbolizes the racism at the heart of Mississippi's problems

UN says over 25,000 people fled Yemen fighting at Hodeida

The U.N. spokesman says tens of thousands of residents have fled the fighting along Yemen's western coastline where the Saudi-led coalition backing Yemeni fighters are engaged in fierce battles with Iranian-backed Houthis rebels

New migrant rules could shutter some Maryland crab houses

Many Maryland crab houses expect to stay idle this summer after U.S. immigration officials approved additional migrant worker visas this month for only one picking house