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Gala opens countdown to 50th anniversary of 1st…

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking of a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon landing.

All shell, no shock: Lobster prices strong…

New England's lobster industry faces big new challenges in selling the seafood to Europe and China, but the trouble hasn't caused prices to budge much for American consumers

Russia: OK, Release Our Accused Spy

The week of Russia whiplash continues , with Moscow now demanding the release of a Russian woman accused of being a covert spy , reports the New York Times . Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov made the request Saturday during a phone call to counterpart Mike Pompeo in which he "stressed that the actions...

Ethiopia has 'no option' but multiparty democracy, PM says

Ethiopia has 'no option' but multiparty democracy, new prime minister says in latest shakeup

Questioning real-world learning at ultra-Orthodox…

Critics say dozens of New York's ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools run by Hasidic Jews are failing to provide enough instruction in English, math or other secular subjects to prepare students for the modern world

'The most shocking moment of my life'

TV and radio presenter Richard Bacon has told the BBC about the moment he was told he had to be put into a coma for at least a week.

Safety Concerns Arise After Federal Government…

Safety Concerns Arise After Federal Government Settlement Allows Americans To Download 3D-Printed Gun Plans Online

LinkedIn Survey Says Americans Don't Know How To…

According to a recent LinkedIn survey, even when American workers take a vacation, they don't really unplug from their workplace.

US silent on whether envoys discussed suspected Russia agent

The U.S. version of what the top U.S. and Russian diplomats discussed in their most recent call makes no mention of the Russian woman arrested by American authorities and suspected of being a covert Kremlin agent _ even though Moscow says her case came up

Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1…

Police say they're trying to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and then run into a busy Los Angeles supermarket and hold dozens of people hostage for hours

Wall Street ends flat amid trade fears

U.S. stocks were largely unchanged on Friday. As Fred Katayama reports, President Donald Trump's latest tariff threats against China escalated trade anxieties.

Fiat chairman lauds ailing Marchionne as rare…

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman has written a letter to the carmaker's employees to inform them that long-time CEO Sergio Marchionne's condition has worsened, preventing him from returning to the company he created through a merger

DNI: I Meant No Disrespect to Trump

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is softening his off-the-cuff reaction last week to news that President Trump had invited Vladimir Putin to the White House, saying he meant no harm. "Some press coverage has mischaracterized my intentions in responding to breaking news presented to me during a live interview,...

Facebook Suspends Another Analytics Firm Over…

The company reportedly had contracts with the U.S. government and a Russian nonprofit with connections to the Kremlin.

Facebook suspends Boston analytics firm over data…

Facebook says it has suspended a Boston-based analytics firm while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data

Woman Killed in Hostage Standoff at Trader Joe's

A California domestic dispute spiraled out of control Saturday, ending with the death of a complete stranger. Police say that an unidentified 28-year-old male got in a fight with his grandmother, shot her at least seven times, then forced another female into the grandmother's Toyota and fled, reports the Los...

The Latest: Authorities say 1 killed in LA market…

Authorities say a woman was fatally wounded when a gunman being chased by police in Los Angeles fled into a supermarket and took hostages

VP Pence headlines Georgia rally in governor's…

Vice President Mike Pence headlines Georgia rally in support of Secretary of State Brian Kemp in his bid for governor

French open judicial probe into beating by Macron…

French authorities have opened a judicial investigation into the beating of a protester in May by one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides

Hillary Clinton to help immigrants reuniting with…

Hillary Clinton is offering a helping hand to immigrants looking to reunite with their families