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Search area expands for Army helicopter missing…

A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise

Liberal hero Noam Chomsky joins University of…

The University of Arizona has hired noted academic and liberal hero Noam Chomsky as a new faculty member in its linguistics department

A grim subway reality: Corpses sometimes kept in…

Transit workers in New York City are complaining about the long-standing police practice of using employee break rooms and bathrooms to temporarily store the bodies of people struck and killed by subway trains.

Barcelona attack: Trump, athletes, lawmakers react

Reactions from lawmakers and athletes pour in following the deadly Barcelona terror attack

Eyewitnesses describe horror of van attack in…

Terror strikes Spanish city's historic Las Ramblas district; Amy Kellogg reports

Venezuela Supreme Court orders dissident lawmaker…

Venezuela's supreme court has ordered the arrest of the ousted chief prosecutor's husband after authorities accused him of operating a $6 million extortion ring targeting businessmen in the nation's oil industry

Missouri lawmaker posts, deletes Trump…

A Missouri lawmaker says she posted and deleted a comment on Facebook saying she hoped for President Donald Trump's assassination

How the crazy $10-a-month MoviePass deal works

MoviePass lets you watch one movie per day at the theater for $10 a month. But what's the catch?

Missing tortoise found

A giant female tortoise was found two weeks after she escaped from her zoo in western Japan.

The New York Times - Trump Dumps Another…

From The New York Times: When President Trump refused to unequivocally denounce white supremacists on Tuesday, he stepped away from what U.S. presidents have seen as crucial to their job: setting a moral course for the nation.By: By MARK LANDLER and AINARA TIEFENTHÄLER. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2v31HAb

Flashback: Trump Says He'd 'Negotiate Like Crazy…

In a 1999 interview on Meet the Press, Donald Trump described how he would handle North Korea if he was elected president.

Scientists Just Named A New Fly After One Of…

One of Britain’s national treasures just got the honor of getting a fly named after him. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Illinois conservative group's cartoon sparks…

Political cartoon circulated by conservative Illinois think tank with ties to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner triggers accusations of racism and insensitivity in wake of deadly rally attack in Virginia

Confederate memorials being removed at Wisconsin…

Mayor in traditionally liberal Madison, Wisconsin, says monuments to Confederate soldiers are being removed because the Civil War was 'a defense of the deplorable practice of slavery'

Barcelona incident has 'hallmarks of a terrorist…

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered his condolences for the loss of life in the Barcelona attack on Thursday and said the U.S. stands ready to help Spanish authorities deal with the crisis. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

3 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlash

Three charities are canceling fundraisers at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort as the president faces a backlash from his comments about violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

The Latest: Sculpture put in removed statue's…

A sculpture made by a Baltimore artist that was placed on the platform of a statue of Confederate leaders that had removed earlier in the week has been toppled

After Barcelona, Trump Plugs Fiction About…

In the wake of a deadly attack in Barcelona, Trump tweeted that we should study an unsupported story about Gen. Pershing executing prisoners.

Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn

With bipartisan support the Wisconsin Assembly has approved a $3 billion tax break for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state

Arkansas has new supply of lethal drug; execution…

Arkansas has a new supply of a controversial lethal drug, and the state's attorney general has asked the governor to set an execution date for a death row inmate condemned for a 1991 killing

Brownback: Kansas to boost prison pay amid staff…

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has announced pay raises for some prison workers amid significant staff shortages

Fire chief placed on leave amid racial…

A Connecticut fire chief has been placed on paid leave after an investigation faulted him for racial insensitivity and concluded minority firefighters have a reason to perceive racial bias in the department