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San Francisco police not charged in black man's…

San Francisco prosecutors say they won't charge officers in two shooting deaths, including the 2015 killing of a black man that led to protests and U.S.-recommended police reforms

Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

Law enforcement officials say Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women

Families of 2 students killed in Parkland sue gun…

The families of two students killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shootings are suing the gun manufacturer that built and the store that sold the weapon used in the attack that killed 17

Putin meets Macron, says North Korea summit end…

Russian President Vladimir Putin says North Korea had fulfilled its promises ahead of the canceled summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

Prosecutors add lewd conduct claims to tortured kids case

Prosecutors have added four charges of lewd conduct against a father accused of torturing his children in a Northern California home where prosecutors say 10 children lived in filth and neglect

Who says Americans don't know geography?

Venkat Ranjan,13, won the title after almost three million students took part in the competition.

Ireland May Be About to Repeal One of Europe's…

The eighth amendment to Ireland’s constitution, which faces repeal in a national referendum on May 25, gives a mother and her unborn child an “equal right to life” and prevents any relaxation of the country’s near-total ban on abortion.

McDonald's Breakfast Catering May Soon Be Coming…

In its quest for global breakfast domination, McDonald's is testing out catering for the day’s most important meal too.

Biden: Republicans show 'phony populism,' 'fake nationalism'

Joe Biden has rebuked President Donald Trump and other Washington Republicans, saying they've turned their backs on American values in the name of "phony populism" and "fake nationalism."

Wisconsin frack sand sludge spill reaches Mississippi River

Officials in Wisconsin are testing the environmental and health impacts following a frack sand sludge spill that has now reached the Mississippi River.

Italy's bond market wins respite but outlook…

Italy’s government bond yields tumbled on Thursday on the nomination of a new Italian prime minister, the market winning a respite from the political risks that have dealt sentiment a heavy blow over the past week. But as David Pollard reports, there are still more questions than answers over the country's future administration.

Stocks slip as Trump says North Korean meeting is…

US stocks recover from their worst losses, but they're still solidly lower after President Donald Trump said he'd canceled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for June

Kansas water park: Rides won't open until issues…

A Kansas water park where a boy was killed on a waterslide says it won't open this season until it resolves issues raised by a state audit but that it thinks the audit was "malicious"

President Trump Posthumously Pardons Boxer Jack…

Lawmakers have been trying to pardon Johnson for years.

Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian, did…

Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her but didn't stop automatically because emergency braking was disabled

The Latest: Extra security planned when students…

Santa Fe High School will have extra security when students return to class for the first time since a shooting inside the Texas school left 10 people dead last week

Bus driver charged in crash that killed student…

A school bus driver is facing death by auto charges stemming from a New Jersey crash that killed a student and a teacher earlier this month

Police: Missing Mexican woman's body found in…

Utah police say they've found the body of a woman who disappeared on the way home from English class three years ago, shortly after she moved from Mexico

US pressure on Hezbollah may hamper Lebanese…

Lebanon's president has formally asked caretake Prime Minister Saad Hariri to form a new Cabinet after the vast majority of legislators named him for the post

Federal lawsuit seeks $14.8m in deadly Tennessee wildfires

Victims are suing the federal government over deadly Tennessee wildfires that began in Great Smoky Mountains National Park