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New Survey: Over 1 billion small arms in world, up from 2007

A new survey of small arms estimates there are over one billion legal and illicit firearms in the world today including an overwhelming 857 million in civilian hands _ with American men and women the dominant owners

After gunfire at art event, leaders urge it be…

New Jersey's governor is urging the capital city of Trenton to keep holding its annual all-night arts festival despite the outbreak of violence at this year's event

Attorney: Roller coaster riders will have…

An attorney for three passengers who were riding a Florida roller coaster when it derailed last week says his clients could have lifelong injuries

Greek far-right lawmaker arrested on treason-linked charges

Greek anti-terrorism police in Athens have arrested an extreme far-right lawmaker on treason-linked charges, more than two days after he evaded arrest by speeding past a series of police highway checkpoints

Corruption trial begins in Buffalo Billion case

Defense lawyers told jurors at the start of a New York trial that they'll discover prosecutors were wrong to say a university president conspired with construction company executives to rig bids for upstate projects

The girls who defied IS

The story of how a group of girls in Syria defied the Islamic State Group to get the education it denied them.

Nearly 2,000 Children Have Been Separated From…

Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families during a six-week period in April and May, as the Trump Administration cracked down on illegal immigration with a “zero-tolerance” policy of separating families at the border

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.

The Latest: Immigrants in Texas ask judge about…

About 80 immigrants who were arrested at the border in recent days appeared in court Monday to plead guilty to immigration charges

Correction: Overdose Antidote-Expanded Access story

Correction: Overdose Antidote-Expanded Access story

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.

Pompeo: China engaging in 'predatory economics 101'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

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

Surprise World Cup Victory Really Shook Mexico…

The winning goal caused such a ruckus among fans in Mexico City that two earthquake sensors picked up tremors in the capital.

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create…

President Donald Trump is announcing that he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space

Death attributed to flooding in northern Wisconsin

Widespread flooding in parts of northern Wisconsin blamed for at least one death

Prosecutor: Mobster afraid nightclub owner would…

A federal prosecutor is urging jurors to convict an elderly former New England Mafia boss in the killing of a nightclub owner in 1993

Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has…

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

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