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Crude oil leaks into floodwaters after train…

Authorities say crude oil is leaking from one or more of 31 tanker cars that have derailed in northwest Iowa

Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapses

Emergency officials say a large section of a bourbon storage warehouse has collapsed at a distillery in Kentucky

Police: Backup driver in fatal Uber crash was…

Investigators say the backup driver of an autonomous Uber SUV that fatally struck a pedestrian was streaming the television show "The Voice" and looking away shortly before the crash

UN: Basic human rights being 'chiseled away' in Venezuela

A U.N. report says the rule of law in Venezuela is quickly eroding as officials allow government security forces to kill citizens without any apparent consequences

Lawsuit: Boston schools cooperate with immigration officials

A coalition of civil rights and student advocacy groups has sued the Boston Public Schools to find out how much student information the system shares with federal immigration officials

'Imagine your child clinging to your leg'

The BBC speaks to a detained migrant who has not spoken to his daughter since they were separated.

'They're Permanently Separated.' President Trump…

President Donald Trump explicitly compared the tragedy of families whose relatives have been killed by undocumented immigrants to the family separations at the border.

Bill Gates Donates $4M for Gene-Altered…

Bill Gates latest effort to curb the spread of malaria involves genetically altered mosquitoes with a license to kill. Tony Spitz has the details.

The Latest: Mayor: About 100 kids migrant kids…

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says there are approximately 100 migrant children separated from their families in the city, but that city officials have little information about them

Trial set in long-delayed post-Katrina racial shooting case

A trial date has been set for a white man accused of shooting at three black men in what federal prosecutors said was a racially motivated attack following Hurricane Katrina

Small shops get hit with Supreme Court ruling

Complying with a Supreme Court ruling that forces online retailers to collect sales tax will be a heavy burden for smaller e-commerce businesses. Roselle Chen reports.

Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from mother

A crying Honduran toddler whose picture was used on the cover of Time magazine and became a symbol of President Trump's immigration policy, was not separated from her mother, U.S. government officials say

The Latest: Prosecutor: Trial ends 'long and dark…

The top federal prosecutor for Massachusetts says the murder conviction of an 84-year-old former New England Mafia boss "ends a long and dark chapter" in the city of Boston

House Passes Package Of More Than 50 Bills On…

The bills will likely now be combined and sent to the Senate.

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track…

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones

Inmate charged with capital murder in Kansas…

A 30-year-old inmate has been charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were transporting him between a courthouse and jail

Oregon officials criticized for pesticides…

Environmental advocates are calling out the Oregon Department of Transportation and its contractors for applying a weedkiller along a highway near Sisters that unintentionally killed hundreds of ponderosa pine trees

Police shooting of boy spurs more protests…

Demonstrations continue in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen fleeing a traffic stop near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Trump pushes back against border separation uproar

President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally

The Latest: Man charged with capital murder in…

A suspect has been charged with capital murder in the deaths of two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were shot while transporting him last week