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Iowa tornadoes hit unexpectedly, causing damage…

Flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing a hospital evacuation

Sheriff: 11 people dead after Missouri tourist…

A Missouri sheriff says at least 11 people are dead and seven others hospitalized after a tourist boat capsized and sank in a Branson lake.

A hairy issue: Sailors tell the US Navy, 'We want…

Now that women in the Navy can wear ponytails, men want beards

Russian envoy: More Trump-Putin contacts needed…

Russia's ambassador to the U.S. says Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump should continue to have direct contact after their summit this week, despite U.S. concern about what they decided behind closed doors

Sheriff now says 11 people are dead after a tourist boat capsized and sank in Missouri

Sheriff now says 11 people are dead after a tourist boat capsized and sank in Missouri

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Plastic bags that biodegrade to nothing?

It sounds like the perfect solution, but critics say it failed their test.

Nicaragua's President Celebrates Crackdown on…

President Daniel Ortega used Thursday’s 39th anniversary of the 1979 revolution against dictator Anastasio Somoza to celebrate strengthening his grip on power after three months of anti-government protests.

Meghan And Harry Are The Subjects Of Streaming…

A Netflix-style Royalty streaming service plans a one-hour documentary on Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal…

Trump is casting aside concerns about Fed's independence, saying he's "not happy" with rate hikes

The Latest: 7 injured when tornado hits Iowa factory

Seven people inside a Pella manufacturing plant when it was struck by a tornado have been treated for injuries at the local hospital and released

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N.Korea economy declines at sharpest rate in…

North Korea’s economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017, South Korea’s central bank says, in a clear sign international sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes have hit growth hard. Grace Lee reports.

Slain police officer to be laid to rest

A Massachusetts police officer who was shot and killed while investigating a car crash last weekend is being laid to rest

Minorities More Likely Than Whites To Report…

Hispanic and African-American voters were more likely than whites to say they'd been harassed while voting recently, according to a new survey.

Melania Trump listens to students talk about…

Melania Trump hears from teens working on best practices for being civil online

'Duck Boat' Capsizes in Missouri; 8 Are Dead

A summer tragedy near Branson, Missouri: Police say at least eight people are dead and several more injured or missing after a "duck boat" capsized in Table Rock Lake. Authorities suspect a fast-developing storm with winds of about 60mph is to blame, reports the Kansas City Star . The victims were...

The Latest: Reward to find Hawaii suspect now at…

The total reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect who fatally shot a Hawaii police officer is now $30,000

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Minnesota inmate accused in guard's death has…

Inmate accused of killing a Minnesota corrections officer has a violent past and has been disciplined multiple times while incarcerated

S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in…

A South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws

Governor to sign ban on smoking at public beaches, parks

New Jersey's governor plans to sign a bill banning most smoking at public beaches and parks