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Branson: I was seen as the dumbest person in…

As a child, Richard Branson suffered from dyslexia and struggled in school. Branson never thought he would go on to be the billionaire founder of the Virgin Group.

Tears flow as victims of Waffle House shooting…

A Nashville community has rallied to support the victims of a weekend shooting at a Waffle House by stopping by to get a meal after the restaurant reopened

Sheriff to suspect in deputy killing: 'Turn…

A Maine county sheriff on Thursday urged a man sought in the killing of a deputy to turn himself in and told a community to stay vigilant during a manhunt in what's believed to be the first killing of a law enforcement officer in Maine in nearly 30 years

Owner Insults Potential Buyers in Profane…

Looking for a car that's old enough to vote, listens to the Gin Blossoms, and boasts absolutely no amenities? Brendan Tokarski has found your perfect ride. Per the Daily Mirror , Tokarski spied a "savagely honest" Craigslist ad out of Houston trying to dump a 1999 Toyota Corolla, and though the...

Groups protest Romania's plan to get rid of 2,000 bears

The government says Romania needs to cut its brown bear population by 2,000 in the next decade to protect the existing bear population

Boy accused of killing brother makes Ohio court appearance

An Ohio judge has agreed that a 13-year-old boy facing charges for fatally shooting his 11-year-old brother should remain held at a juvenile detention center

Windrush: The view from Jamaica

What Jamaicans think about the Windrush deportation row, their compatriots involved and who's to blame.

Ronny Jackson Withdraws Bid to Lead Veterans…

Ronny Jackson, the White House physician who served three presidents, has withdrawn his nomination for head of the Department of Veterans Affairs following mounting allegations of professional misconduct Thursday morning.

The Real Reason Kanye West Lost 9 Million Twitter…

President Donald Trump has met his match when it comes to Twitter rants… Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.

Thousands of teachers in Arizona, Colorado to…

As many as 50,000 teachers plan to take part in an unprecedented walkout Thursday that closed most of Arizona's public schools

Police fatally shoot man with knives, officer injured

Kentucky police say officers have fatally shot a knife-wielding man at a home in Louisville

Deutsche cuts investment banking, but Barclays…

Deutsche Bank has announced cutbacks to its bond and equities trading in a major overhaul of its troubled investment bank, after posting a 79 percent drop in net profit in the first quarter. As David Pollard reports, the results contrasted with Barclays where improved income from its investment bank helped it report a better-than-expected first quarter pretax profit of 1.7 billion pounds ($2.4 billion).

European Central Bank head to sift mixed signs on…

The European Central Bank has left its key interest rates and stimulus settings unchanged as it sizes up conflicting signs on the economy.

2 black men 'humiliated' when gym staffers call police

Two black men who were wrongly accused of not paying to work out at a gym in New Jersey say they were humiliated when staffers there twice called police on them

Hank Azaria Willing To 'Step Aside' From Playing…

There's been a lot of controversy surrounding the character in the past few years.

Trump: Cohen case doesn't have to do with me

President Trump told Fox News' "Fox and Friends" that only a "tiny, tiny little fraction" of his legal work is done by Michael Cohen.

Nintendo taps new president; profit improves on…

Nintendo Co. sales, profit rise in fiscal 4th quarter, powered by brisk demand for its Switch machines; company to get new president

The Rise and Fall of Jai Alai

For much of the 20th century, jai alai dominated the Miami sports scene, attracting crowds as large as 15,000. Today, the sport is barely hanging on in America. So what happened? Here's the story.

Father gets 5-year sentence for daughter's…

A Wisconsin father convicted in the death of his malnourished, dehydrated 3-year-old daughter has been sentenced to five years in prison

Worker killed by limestone slab on Indiana…

Authorities say a contract construction worker died when a large chunk of limestone fell onto his head and chest at Indiana University's Bloomington campus