APNewsBreak: Duo to push opioid settlement toward…

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich are creating a nonprofit that will fight to steer money from any national opioid settlement to hospitals and health-based research.

Cops: Marriott Cook Planned to Massacre Workers…

An apparently extremely disgruntled cook at a Marriott hotel in California is accused of plotting to massacre guests and fellow employees. Police in Long Beach say 37-year-old Rodolfo Montoya was arrested at his home after they received a tip from one of his colleagues, CNN reports. Montoya "had clear plans,...

Jet catches fire in Northern California; 10…

Small jet bursts into flames while taking off from small Northern California airport; all 10 on board escape injury

S. Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute

South Korea says it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute with its Asian neighbor

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Attorneys to argue new evidence in NC innocence claim

Attorneys will argue before a judge that new evidence shows a man serving a life sentence for murder didn't commit the crime 25 years ago

'If it wasn't for him, I'd be dead'

A women abducted as a child and a puppy abandoned on a rubbish tip help each other heal.

Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper says he's running…

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he will challenge Republican incumbent Cory Gardner for his Senate seat

Tennessee man sought in 2015 killing arrested in Mexico

Federal authorities say a Tennessee man wanted on a murder charge in a shooting at a market four years ago has been found in Mexico

Mom of Waffle House shooting victim sues medical center

The mother of a man killed in a shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House is now suing the medical center that treated him

The Link Between Cost And Quality In American…

Pinpointing a single reason for rising health care costs is difficult. Here's why.

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China's rust belt looks abroad as growth slows…

China's northeastern rust-belt region is trying to capitalize on the government's Belt and Road Initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad

'Lord Forgive 'Em': Texas Executes Larry…

Texas inmate Larry Swearingen claimed he was innocent right up until his execution—and even beyond. "Today the state of Texas executed an innocent man," the 48-year-old said in a statement released after he received a lethal injection Wednesday. Swearingen, sentenced to die for the 1998 abduction, rape, and murder...

Shooter at large after LA deputy shot at…

Authorities believe the gunshot that wounded a deputy outside a Los Angeles County sheriff's station was fired from a nearby building that provides housing to people with mental health issues

Virginia to mark pivotal moment when Africans…

Against a troubled racial backdrop, officials will commemorate the arrival of enslaved Africans in Virginia 400 years ago

Weekslong standoffs in Med have become the 'new normal'

A Doctors Without Borders spokesman aboard a rescue ship carrying 356 migrants says the fact that it has become "the new normal" for such ships to be stuck at sea for weeks waiting for permission to dock is "appalling."

Gay pride T-shirt case going before Kentucky Supreme Court

Kentucky Supreme Court justices are scheduled to hear oral arguments in a case over a company's refusal to print T-shirts for a gay-pride festival due to religious beliefs

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Man swings sword over throwaway cart

He followed a jogger home after the pair feuded over who claimed a discarded item first.