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Driver suffers minor injuries when car slides…

Fire officials say they are amazed that a driver wasn't seriously hurt when his vehicle slid under a tractor-trailer in Massachusetts

Prosecutors seek prison terms for Virginia rally…

Federal prosecutors say a "hate crime motivation" should result in stricter sentences for three members of a white supremacist group who pleaded guilty to attacking counterprotesters at a rally in Virginia for far-right extremists

The Latest: Lawyer says El Chapo disappointed…

A defense attorney says the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" is frustrated with the outcome of his U.S. trial

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French prosecutors want Air France tried for 2009 Rio crash

A judicial official says that French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard

Mail carrier convicted in scheme to deliver pot packages

A postal service worker has been convicted of intercepting packages of marijuana and delivering them to a drug dealer in return for cash payments

Dolphin megapod spotted off California coast

Onlookers watched as a huge pod of dolphins - known as a super- or megapod - swam alongside them.

Commerce chief Ross calls contempt vote…

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says a planned vote by the Democratic-controlled House to hold him and Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress is nothing more than "political theater" intended to embarrass and harass the Trump administration

Florida dad says he tossed boy in ocean to teach him to swim

A 37-year-old Florida man is accused of throwing his 5-year-old son into the Atlantic Ocean and then doing back flips off a city pier as the boy struggled in the water

Cat with firecrackers strapped to paw has leg amputated

An animal rescue group in Pittsburgh says someone strapped firecrackers to a cat's front left paw with rubber bands and set them off, causing such severe injuries the animal's leg had to be amputated

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U.N. Report Shows Overall HIV/AIDS Progress, But…

UNAIDS says the disparity could be because key populations are still marginalized and "left behind in the response to HIV."

Judge in newspaper shooting case rules on…

A judge presiding over the case of a man accused of killing five people at a Maryland newspaper rules on pretrial motions

Former St. Louis officer accused of assaulting…

A former St. Louis police officer is charged with three felony counts of third-degree assault accusing him of pepper-spraying protesters in 2017

Indiana attorney general's lawyers deride groping…

Lawyers for Indiana's attorney general argue that allegations he drunkenly groped four women during a party don't meet the legal standard of a misuse of power

Scientists find new way to kill disease-carrying…

Scientists develop new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes

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Jury finds former student guilty in pledge's death

A Louisiana jury has convicted a former Louisiana State University student of negligent homicide in a fraternity pledge's drinking death during hazing nearly two years ago

City where drought is visible from space

Chennai is India's sixth largest city, but its residents are relying on trucks and trains to bring them water.