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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

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

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

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

Tokyo 2020: Is Tokyo accessible enough?

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

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

An oil pipeline got approved without controversy…

Shoplifters locked into California store by employee

Authorities say shoplifters trying to boost thousands of dollars' worth of sunglasses from a Southern California store found themselves locked inside by a quick-thinking employee

Ruling In Johnson & Johnson Opioid Suit Expected…

Oklahoma's AG wants Johnson & Johnson to pay out $17 million for its alleged role in fueling the state's opioid crisis.

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

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

Man's confessions in 1998 murder met doubt, now…

More than 17 years after he slashed the throat of a teenager working at a Montana video rental store Zachary O'Neill says guilt overcame him and he tried to own up to the crime

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

ACA Stability to Bring Customers More Choices

Times are good, or at least calm, for health insurers that offer plans under the Affordable Care Act. So a number of them are moving into new states for 2020, sometimes into markets where consumers had few choices, according to the Wall Street Journal . Nebraska, for example, has only ACA...

Bionic seagull takes flight in Beijing

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

The Latest: 7 go to hospital after Hawaii emergency landing

Hawaiian Airlines says seven people were taken to the hospital with smoke-related symptoms after a flight from Oakland, California, to Honolulu made an emergency landing when smoke was reported in the plane

Head Start program changes signs on buses for migrant kids

Officials with an organization that provides early education programs for children of migrant and seasonal workers says they are changing the signs on their buses in hopes of avoiding harassment