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Nik Wallenda says he 'freaked' when pole slipped

Nik Wallenda says he "freaked" out for a second when his balancing pole slipped during a high-wire walk with his sister 25 stories above New York's Times Square

Case on hold for man charged with posing as…

The case of a 24-year-old Ohio man charged with impersonating a long-missing child is on hold in federal court

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants to form a global coalition against Iran; Report says the U.S. must communicate better with families of American hostages; Rapper Nipsey Hussle posthumously honored at the BET Awards.

Ammunition depot fire in Kazakhstan prompts mass evacuation

Authorities in Kazakhstan say a fire has engulfed a sprawling ammunition depot, injuring at least 16 and forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands

Minnesota man to be sentenced for 1983 rape, homicide

A man whose conviction for the 1983 rape and killing of a Minneapolis teenager was made possible by DNA evidence is being sentenced

Thailand cave rescue anniversary

The 12 boys, their coach and rescuers attended ceremonies to mark one year since they went missing in Chang Rai.

Criticism as Turkey puts 16 on trial for anti-govt protests

The trial against 16 people accused of terror charges and organizing anti-government protests in 2013 has begun in Turkey as rights groups say the allegations are baseless.

Illinois boy, 15, dies in crash at Michigan dirt bike race

Authorities say a 15-year-old Illinois boy has died after a crash during a dirt bike race in Michigan

South Dakota judge weighs execution for 27-year-old homicide

A South Dakota judge will hear arguments on whether to set an execution date for a man convicted of stabbing a former co-worker to death 27 years ago during a burglary at a doughnut shop

Pompeo Lands In Saudi Arabia To Talk 'Global…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's trip comes after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated last week.

Stories of Stonewall: How the LGBTQ rebellion…

Stories of Stonewall: How a rebellion at a gay bar left a legacy

Prep school grad linked to sex assault released…

A New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate is set to be released from jail

Feds probe 'quality' of repairs on plane in…

Federal investigators will be looking at repair and inspection records on the skydiving plane that crashed shortly after takeoff on Oahu's North Shore, killing all 11 people on board in the deadliest civil aviation accident since 2011

Ukrainian worker dies in Poland after employer abandons him

A Ukrainian man who fainted on the job in a workshop in Poland was found dead in a forest after his employer left him there rather than call an ambulance

Student helps erect historical marker for Delaware lynching

A high school student influenced a city to install a historical marker commemorating the only documented lynching in Delaware