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Questions intensify after Texas officer kills…

A white police officer who fatally shot a 28-year-old black woman inside her Texas home is set to be interviewed by investigators as questions and outrage grow over the shooting

Ambassador expected to testify key assurance came…

A US ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what President Trump told him

Book by Fusion GPS founders coming out next month

The co-founders of a political research firm behind allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia have a book coming out next month

Economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been won by Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty"

Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know…

Experts say it's hard to know whether keeping millions of Californians in the dark prevented a catastrophic wildfire

Ecuadorean capital turns into battleground

Ecuador sees another day of unrest as protests continue in Quito over the government fuel price hikes.

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White House: Trump to watch violent parody…

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham says President Donald Trump has yet to watch a graphically violent parody video, but that 'based upon everything he has heard, he strongly condemns' it

Porsche SUV plunges onto train tracks, burns; 2 teens die

Porsche SUV plunges onto train tracks and burns, killing 2 teenagers and seriously injuring a third

The Latest: Spain court issues arrest warrant for…

A Spanish Supreme Court judge has issued an international arrest warrant for fugitive ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Ole Miss honors students wears blackface, prompts warning

A University of Mississippi honors student recently reported himself to the college for posting a photo online of him wearing blackface, prompting the school to issue a warning about costumes

China's President Issues Blanket Threat Amid More…

Chinese President Xi Jinping said any attempt to divide China "will end in crushed bodies and shattered bones."

No one hurt in Canadian acrobatic jet crash at US air show

The Royal Canadian Air Force says one of its pilots is safe after he had to eject from his plane just before an aerobatics show in the United States

Some states honoring indigenous people instead of…

At least five states and the nation's capital have done away with Columbus Day in deference to Native Americans

Global stocks turn lower as US-China tariff truce…

Stocks turn lower as questions remain over U.S.-China trade war despite announced tariff truce.

Family seeks answers after police kill Texas…

An attorney for the family of a 28-year-old black woman who was killed by police inside her Texas home says the white officer who shot her didn't have time to perceive a threat.

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The Latest: 'Clear media bias' identified in…

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says "clear media bias as well as intolerant rhetoric" by politicians detracted from a weekend election in Poland that was otherwise well run

Nephew, 8, Was in the Room When Police Shot Woman

Atatiana Jefferson was proud of being a "cool auntie" and had been up late playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew when she was killed in her Fort Worth home by police early Saturday, lawyer Lee Merritt says. He says Jefferson and the boy—who was in the room when...

Severe flooding as Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan

With hours to go before the typhoon makes landfall near Tokyo, Japan suffers high winds and flooding.

Alabama police question man in 3-year-old girl's kidnapping

Authorities in Alabama have taken a person of interest into custody in the kidnapping of a 3-year-old girl, who remains missing

Brexit talks face uphill struggle as deadline…

Britain and the European Union say Brexit talks were making progress _ but not yet enough to ensure a deal by the end of the month

Joe Biden's son Hunter stepping down from Chinese…

Joe Biden's son Hunter is stepping down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm

2 Dead In New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel Collapse, 1…

Two deaths have been confirmed following the collapse of an under-construction Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans. One person is still missing.

New Orleans hotel collapse: Search on for a…

Authorities still searching for a worker missing in the weekend collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans; body of 1 of the 2 dead recovered

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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: U.S. heading toward full military withdrawal from Syria, amid rising chaos; Trump's ambassador to EU is being subpoenaed to appear in impeachment inquiry; Rescue crews in Japan dig search for those missing after deadly typhoon.

WTO body formally OKs US sanctions against EU in…

The World Trade Organization has formally given the go-ahead for the United States to impose trade sanctions on up to $7.5 billion worth of European Union goods following a ruling that European plane maker Airbus received illegal subsidies

High court to consider state role in prosecuting…

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments this week over whether states have the authority to prosecute immigrants for using false Social Security numbers to work unlawfully in the United States