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7 sent to hospital after smoke fills cabin of…

Seven people were taken to the hospital after smoke filled the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines flight from California to Hawaii on Thursday

Serial killer in 1994 spree set to be executed in…

A serial killer who preyed on older gay men, leaving six dead in 1994, awaits scheduled execution in Florida; execution plans delayed while awaiting US Supreme Court decision on final appeal

California pot taxes tick up but miss initial…

California's legal pot market is growing, just not as fast as once expected

Global worry over Amazon fires escalates…

Amid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation

Man charged after 2 bodies found in pickup in St. Louis

A 63-year-old man is charged with killing two people whose bodies were found in a pickup truck parked in St. Louis

Tokyo 2020: Is Tokyo accessible enough?

Tokyo is set to host the next Paralympic Games in 2020 - but how accessible is the Japanese capital?

Republicans file 2nd suit challenging redistricting panel

The Michigan Republican Party and other Republicans have filed a lawsuit challenging the formation of a redistricting commission to draw congressional and legislative lines

UN chief urges world to stamp out religious persecution

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging the world to "stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, the persecution of Christians and other religious groups" on the first international day to remember the victims of religious persecution

CDC Warns Of New Salmonella Strain Resistant To…

The CDC says infections were linked to Mexican-style soft cheese obtained in Mexico and beef obtained in the U.S.

Sanders touts $16 trillion climate plan in…

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan before touring a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire

7 clergy members named in Alaska sexual…

An independent review has found credible accusations of past sexual misconduct against seven clergy members of an Alaska Catholic diocese, including a former priest who was killed in a July plane crash

Suspect in California campus killing was co-worker

Police say the suspect arrested in a stabbing death at California State University, Fullerton, was a co-worker of the victim

Man charged in death of Detroit girl attacked by…

A man has been charged in the death of a 9-year-old Detroit girl, who was mauled by three dogs despite rescue efforts by neighbors, her father and emergency responders

Rohingya shun repatriation to Myanmar, want…

No Rohingya Muslims staying in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh turned up for a planned repatriation to Myanmar because they want to be guaranteed safety and citizenship first

Hispanic journalist group returns Fox News conference money

The nation's largest Hispanic journalist group is rescinding Fox News' sponsorship of its upcoming annual conference in Texas and returning nearly $17,000 to the network in response to a radio host's comments about Latino immigrants

Bionic seagull takes flight in Beijing

A robot bird is one of the innovations on show at the World Robot Conference in Beijing.

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League

Major League Baseball says its players will be banned from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League because of recent U.S. economic sanctions against Venezuela