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The Latest: Lawmaker: Changes must wait for…

A Missouri lawmaker says an investigation needs to play out before decisions are made about how to increase the safety of amphibious vehicles like duck boats after 17 people were killed when one sunk last week at Table Rock Lake near Branson

After delays, former Iraqi translator will be US…

More than a year after a former interpreter for U.S. military forces in Iraq was pulled out of a U.S. citizenship ceremony without explanation, he's about to be naturalized

Colleges ask for a share of future salary in lieu…

Colleges offer tuition in return for percentage of alumni's future salary

The Latest: Girl, 10, and woman, 18, dead in…

Toronto's police chief says a 10 year-old girl and a 18 year-old woman were killed in the mass shooting in the city's Greektown neighborhood.

No endangerment charge for gun left on baby changing table

Utah authorities say a woman won't be charged with reckless endangerment after leaving a loaded gun on a baby changing table in a suburban Salt Lake City aquarium restroom

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Yemen's island 'jewel' under threat

The Yemeni island Socotra's unique environment is at risk from the conflict in the country.

Ritz Crackers Are Being Recalled Over Salmonella…

Mondelez Global says it’s voluntarily recalling some of its Ritz Cracker products over potential risk of salmonella

America's 'Rat Capital' Is... Not New York

Good news, New Yorkers: You’re not the source of America's most numerous rat complaints. That honor goes to Chicago, according to RentHop.

Mystery: Who bought websites implying US senators…

Associated Press investigation reveals that Democrats bought dozens of web addresses implying U.S. senators were "for sale," amid heightened concerns that foreign agents _ especially Russians _ might be trying to meddle in upcoming midterm elections

Advocacy group sues state over Orthodox Jewish yeshivas

A group claiming some Orthodox Jewish yeshivas don't teach enough reading, writing and arithmetic has sued NY state

Hasbro tops forecasts despite Toys 'R' Us…

Hasbro's quarterly profit and revenue fell sharply, but the toy maker managed to beat Wall Street's forecasts despite the bankruptcy of its major customer, Toys 'R' Us. Fred Katayama reports.

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Nonprofit to raise funds for embattled Indiana AG's defense

Supporters of embattled Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill create nonprofit to raise money for his legal bill amid allegations he drunkenly groped a lawmaker and three legislative staffers

White House Clarifies Trump's 'Big Hoax' Tweet

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said President Trump's tweet was "obviously" referring to the alleged Russian collusion with the Trump campaign.

Tesla stock skids on report it asked suppliers for refunds

Tesla stock is falling on report that the electric car maker asked suppliers to refund money to help it turn a profit

Firefighter dies battling blaze at Maryland home

Authorities say a firefighter died after he fell through the floor at a burning Maryland home and was trapped for 22 minutes

Trump's Approval Rating Is Now at Its Highest Ever

A new poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News contains some stats that President Trump might be boasting about soon, but also some warning signs for the White House. The big takeaway is that Trump's overall approval rating has hit an all-time high of 45%—and that came...

Houston police release sketch of suspect in…

Authorities in Houston have released a composite sketch of the man suspected of fatally shooting a cardiologist who once treated former President George H.W. Bush

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Russian FM meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem over Syria, Iran

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is meeting in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in talks focusing on the Iranian presence in Syria

Police search for motive in shooting at Nevada Mormon church

Authorities say one person is dead and another injured following a shooting at a Mormon church on Sunday in Nevada