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Deep-sea explorers seek out sunken World War II…

Researchers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are honing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific

PG&E executives to appear before California…

Top executives of California's largest utility are expected at an emergency meeting Friday to answer hard questions by state regulators about a massive pre-emptive power shutdown criticized as poorly executed and unacceptable

Police get cooling off period before questioned…

After a police officer fatally shoots someone, they are given days or even weeks before they have to submit to questioning

China's quarterly economy growth sinks to 6%, a…

China's quarterly economic growth sinks to 26-year low amid tariff war with Washington, adding to deepening slump that weighs on global growth

Who are the DUP?

The BBC's Jayne McCormack explains why the Democratic Unionist Party has so much power.

Gun battles sweep Culiacan after troops locate…

An intense gunfight with heavy weapons and burning vehicles blocking roads has paralyzed the capital of Mexico's Sinaloa state after security forces located one of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's sons who is wanted in the U.S. on drug trafficking charges

UAW Members To Vote On GM Contract Deal

The deal would give temporary workers a path to permanent status, allow for biannual raises and pay out "ratification bonuses."

Zuckerberg Limits Press, Then Gives Address on…

Mark Zuckerberg's address Thursday extolling the virtues and importance of free speech prompted a number of examples of it, many of them highly critical. Zuckerberg was defending Facebook's decision to not censor lies and misinformation in political ads and content when he stepped to the microphone at Georgetown University, CBS...

White House: Ukraine aid held up in part over…

The White House is acknowledging that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign

Trump hails Syria cease-fire after playing role…

Trump hails cease-fire in Syria after playing role in crisis

Asian shares fall back after China reports…

Asian shares mostly lower back after China reports economy weakened

Pakistan blacklists, expels global journalists' group leader

Pakistan has expelled the Asia coordinator of the Committee to Protect Journalists

The mysterious brainless 'blob' that can learn…

A yellow organism, which looks like fungus but acts like an animal, has gone on display at a Paris zoo.

Cummings, Trump relations appeared to sour due to…

Rep. Elijah Cummings said somebody once told him he would see one guy when he met with President Donald Trump "and then you might see another guy" the next day.

New York City Council Votes To Close Rikers Island

The city council approved a plan to close the eight jails on Rikers Island and build a system of smaller, borough-based jails instead.

Study: California's big July quakes strain major…

Scientists say the earthquakes that hammered the Southern California desert near the town of Ridgecrest last summer involved ruptures on a web of interconnected faults and increased strain on a major nearby fault that has begun to slowly move

Share of Americans with no religious affiliation…

The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians

Most overrated? Mattis laughs off Trump barb at…

Former Defense Secretary James Mattis is laughing off an insult hurled at him by President Donald Trump

Oversight board fires police officer for fatally…

Chicago's police oversight board has fired an officer who fatally shot two people _ a teenager he said threatened him with a bat and a woman standing nearby

Pakistan silences army's critics with raids…

A dozen plainclothes Pakistani security forces tried to raid the former home of a human rights activist who recently fled to the United States seeking asylum

‘Turkey is not afraid of US sanctions threat’

Security is a greater priority than the threat of US sanctions, says Turkey's foreign minister.

Can Pete Buttigieg, cool and cerebral, second…

As Pete Buttigieg attempts to climb into the top tier of Democratic presidential candidates, voters will be taking a measure of him in all ways, including whether he can make the kind of personal connection they have come to expect

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Resigns

​President Donald Trump confirmed Perry's departure Thursday, saying he'd be leaving "at the end of the year."

Facebook CEO defends refusal to take down some…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is defending the social media platform's refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy even if it goes against their standards