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Philadelphia standoff suspect charged with…

The man accused of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia row house and shooting six police officers in an hourslong standoff has been charged with attempted murder

Portland, Oregon, awaits right-wing rally…

More than two dozen local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are in Portland, Oregon to help out police with a right-wing rally Saturday

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight…

Phoenix officials are looking to make changes after a video showing officers pointing guns and cursing at a black family sparked national outrage this summer

House speaker as US emissary: Pelosi emerges as…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is emerging as an alternative American ambassador abroad, an emissary for bedrock democratic values and the promise of stability that many hope will return someday.

Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or Else

Union workers at a Pennsylvania petrochemical plant had two choices: Show up for President Trump's speech and get paid or skip the day and lose the pay, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Royal Dutch Shell explained it to union leaders in a memo, saying attendance was "not mandatory" at the Tuesday...

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Florida for $5m, anyone?

Donald Trump isn't the first US leader to seek expansion using taxpayer dollars. But did those deals work out?

Sen. Markey faces 2 challengers; now some pushing for a 3rd

Some Massachusetts voters see Sen. Edward Markey as potentially vulnerable to a primary challenge, and one group is even trying to persuade U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy to run for his seat

New York City subway scare suspect taken into…

New York City police say they've apprehended a man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a subway station

Yemen rebel drone attack targets remote Saudi oil…

Drones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside of Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert, causing what the kingdom described as a 'limited fire'

Judge blasts Georgia officials' handling of…

A federal judge said Georgia election officials have for years ignored, downplayed and failed to address serious problems with the state's election management system and voting machines

Peter Fonda, '60's Icon And 'Easy Rider' Star…

​In a statement released to People, Fonda's family confirmed the actor's death and said the cause was respiratory failure as a result of lung cancer.

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Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site…

Texas-based company faces criticism after naming beer after site of U.S. nuclear tests that caused Marshall Islands contamination

Stock market gyrates as the economic picture gets…

Stocks gyrate in August as investors try to figure out if a recession is in the cards

Doctors warn of fallout from new immigration rule

Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health outcomes and rising costs they say will come from sweeping changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps or other public assistance

Crews reopen Denali park road; stranded tourists…

Road crews have cleared one lane in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve; 300 stranded tourists safely return to park entrance

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in…

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have begun restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unprecedented security crackdown and news blackout following a decision to downgrade the majority-Muslim region's autonomy

Cops Nab Odd Suspect in NYC Rice Cooker Bomb Scare

A rice cooker bomb scare in New York City has led to the arrest of an unusual suspect. After three such cookers were abandoned Friday in Manhattan, triggering a brief panic, police arrested Larry Griffin II of West Virginia sometime around 1am. They found him unconscious in the Bronx and...

'Iran is the most beautiful country'

A former senior executive at a Chinese internet company is now a freelance photographer travelling around the globe. First stop - Iran.

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Sanders, Warren are courting black pastors…

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are in Georgia making election appeals to thousands of black millennial Christians

Man charged with attempted murder of Illinois state trooper

A 43-year-old suburban Chicago man has been charged with attempted murder for shooting and wounding an Illinois State Trooper who serving a warrant at the man's home

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

President Donald Trump has been warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, but recession may be coming before that.