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US Army identifies Green Beret killed in…

The U.S. Army has identified a 41-year-old Green Beret who was killed by small arms fire in Afghanistan

Police: Maintenance manager saved lives before…

A police chief says a fast-thinking maintenance manager saved lives by evacuating employees before a building was leveled by a propane explosion that left him gravely injured

Hundreds of Oklahoma inmates may be released…

Parole officials say new criminal justice guidelines will likely make hundreds of Oklahoma inmates eligible for accelerated commutations

The Latest: Israel's president wants new…

Israel's president says he will press party leaders to quickly form a new government after initial exit polls showed no clear winner in parliamentary elections

Pork slaughter rules give companies more food safety tasks

The federal government has finalized rules for most U.S. pork processing plants that remove limits on the speed of production lines and place more animal inspection and food safety tasks with company employees

The robot that cleans floors and tells jokes

More than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots are coming to Singapore this year, made by local manufacturer Lionsbot. Ella's job is cleaning the floors at the National Gallery.

McConnell says Congress in 'holding pattern' on gun control

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Congress remains 'in a holding pattern" on gun control as lawmakers await proposals from the White House

Donor disclosure law dangerous, Koch think tank tells judge

Attorneys for a conservative think tank founded by the Koch brothers have told a federal judge that New Jersey's recent political donor disclosure law is dangerous and could ruin organizations

US stocks stall as oil slides, investors get…

U.S. stocks stalled in morning trading as energy companies fell along with a decline in oil prices

Media should hear Arizona executions, US appeals court rules

A federal appeals court says media should be able to hear, not just see, the entire process of executing condemned inmates in Arizona

Streaming Companies Are Betting Big With Your…

The streaming rights to "The Office," "Friends" and "Seinfeld" cost half a billion dollars each. Let's break down what that cost actually means.

Facebook to name first oversight panel members by year-end

Facebook says it expects to name the first members of a quasi-independent oversight board by year-end

Mormon leader reaffirms church's opposition to…

The leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed Tuesday the religion's opposition to gay marriage, saying God's law dictates that marriage is restricted to unions between a man and a woman

Progress reported in contract talks between GM…

Contract talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors showed some signs of progress as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day

Supertall residential building will enter crowded…

A condominium tower in New York City will be the world's tallest predominantly residential building when it opens next year but will be competing with other ultra-luxury buildings for billionaire buyers

Saudi Arabia: Half of daily production recovered…

Saudi Arabia's energy minister says that 50% of its daily crude oil production that was knocked out by a weekend attack had been restored and that full production is expected by the end of the month

Judge refuses to free extremists who attacked protesters

A federal judge has refused to free members of a white supremacist group on bond while they appeal their convictions and prison sentences for attacking protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia