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Twitter: world leaders' accounts not entirely…

Twitter says the accounts of world leaders are not entirely above its policies

British family deported after illicit US border…

A British family that made an unauthorized crossing from Canada into the United States has been deported after nearly two weeks in federal custody

Fort Worth groups call for police reforms…

Community leaders are calling for a far-reaching plan overseen by a federal judge to radically reform the Fort Worth, Texas, police department to address the kinds of abuses they say contributed to an officer's fatal shooting of a 28-year-old in her home

The Latest: China envoy says halting Syria war…

China's U.N. ambassador says it is "in the general interest of all countries to stop the military action" in northeastern Syria

Prosecutor: Man killed family over the span of a week

Prosecutors say a man facing murder charges for allegedly killing four relatives in Northern California slayed them over a week in two counties

'Special relationship' won't guarantee UK-US trade

A former US trade chief warns the UK should not to expect special treatment when it comes to trade.

The Latest: Defendant in Giuliani associates probe gets bail

A judge has set bail for a Florida man charged in a campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani

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Chelsea Clinton quashes rumor of possible run for Congress

Chelsea Clinton is quashing the rumor that she might run for the New York congressional seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Nita Lowey

Comparison Of Chicago Administrations As Teacher…

The Chicago Teachers' Union has drawn comparisons of former mayor Rahm Emanuel to mayor Lori Lightfoot. Lightfoot says comparisons are not accurate.

Netflix's US subscriber growth slowing as…

Netflix subscriber growth fall below management projections for 2nd consecutive quarter with tougher competition still looming

Aging, thin pipe likely cause of Philadelphia…

Federal investigators say an aging, failed elbow pipe appears to be the cause of a June fire and subsequent explosions that injured five workers and destroyed part of the processing unit at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast

APNewsBreak: Wright-designed home sold for nearly…

An Arizona house that was the last home architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed before his death has been sold

Former Pompeo aide testifies; Senate talks…

A former aide to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told House impeachment investigators that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation

Brexit talks inch closer to a deal ahead of summit

The European Union and Britain were inching ever closer to a Brexit deal, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected an agreement could be sealed within a day at an EU summit

The economics of investing in African art

A growing interest from buyers and collectors is changing the economics of investing in African art.

Sons of Confederate Veterans can't appeal statues' removal

The Tennessee Supreme Court won't consider an appeal related to Memphis' removal of statues of Confederate leaders Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis from two parks

Man accused of making racist threats pleads not guilty

The white man accused of cyberstalking and making racist threats against a black activist in Virginia has pleaded not guilty

History Shows Teachers' Salaries Aren't Keeping…

A growing number of teachers have gone on strike to demand better wages. So we wanted to know: How has teacher pay changed over time?

The FCC approves T-Mobile-Sprint deal in party-line vote

The Federal Communications Commission has approved the $26.5 billion combination of wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile on a 3-2 party-line vote

Closings in US drug trial of Honduran president's…

A prosecutor has told a jury at the closing of a drug trial that the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez created "state-sponsored" drug trafficking

Mormon church opposes Utah LGBTQ conversion…

The Church of Jesus of Christ of Latter-day Saints is opposing a proposed ban on conversion therapy in Utah, just months after it said it wouldn't stand in the way of a similar measure.

Iditarod changes tack, will meet with animal…

The new head of Alaska's Iditarod plans to meet with a leader of an animal welfare group that's devoted to ending the world's most famous sled dog race, which it sees as a cruel, deadly event for its canine participants