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Bruce Springsteen surprises audience at Billy…

Bruce Springsteen propped himself on top of Billy Joel's piano to sing a duet with The Piano Man, who was celebrating a milestone Wednesday night

Tractor operator dies trying to suppress Oregon…

Authorities say it appears a tractor operator died while trying to restrain a wildfire that scorched 70 square miles (181 kilometers) in little more than 24 hours in the Pacific Northwest

McDonald's Offering Free Fries Every Friday

National French Fry Day fell on a Friday the 13th this year, but McDonald's is going to make it happen on a lot of other Fridays. The chain says it will give away free french fries every Friday for the rest of 2018 to customers who download the McDonald's app...

Inquest opens into British woman poisoned by nerve agent

A coroner has opened an inquest into the poisoning death of a British woman who was exposed to the nerve agent Novichok

Georgia woman accused of putting dead newborn in freezer

A Georgia woman is in jail after putting the body of her newborn son in a freezer

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The women tricked into being sterilised

Thousands of indigenous Peruvian women say they were forcibly sterilised as part of a state family planning programme. This is Josefina's story.

Israel's Parliament Has Passed a Controversial…

Israel’s parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but, critics warn, sidelines minorities.

A Couple Staged an Elaborate Airplane Gender…

In a dramatic, albeit over the top gender reveal, one family found out the sex of their unborn child using an airplane.

Global report singles out North Korea on slavery

A new report singles out North Korea as the country with the highest prevalence of modern slavery

Woman charged in mother's crossbow killing dies in jail

A Pennsylvania woman who was charged with killing her mother with a crossbow has died in jail

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Aston Martin unveils 'sports car for the skies'

British sports car maker Aston Martin unveils the Volante Vision Concept at the Farnborough Airshow, joining the likes of Airbus and Uber in a bid to revolutionise the way people travel. Matthew Stock reports.

Tradeshift Announces Q2 2018 Results

2 Kids Injured in First NY Shark Attacks in 70 Years

After decades without a shark attack off Long Island, two children were bitten within minutes of each other on Wednesday. A 12-year-old girl was bitten around noon at Sailors Haven beach on Fire Island, a Long Island barrier island, and a 13-year-old boy was bitten at Atlantique beach, nearly 5...

Study: National Park Air Quality Is Similar To…

The study sampled 33 national parks and 20 of the largest U.S. metropolitan areas.

Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook

Plan to Split California Kicked Off Ballot

Tim Draper's latest plan to split California into multiple smaller Californias has hit a major stumbling block. The plan to create three Californias—Northern California, including the Bay Area and points north; Southern California, from Fresno to the Mexican border; and California, a coastal strip including Los Angeles—was kicked...

Hawaii searches for safe spots for people to see…

Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano

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Driver hurt in tanker blast at California medical…

Officials say no patients or medical employees were hurt in an explosion involving an oxygen tanker truck that prompted the evacuation of Kaiser Permanente offices in the San Francisco Bay Area

The Latest: Putin says US-Russia summit was…

Russian President Vladimir Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successful" and is accusing Trump's opponents in the U.S. of hampering any progress on the issues they discussed

22 people injured in California military base tent collapse

Authorities say 22 people have been injured in a tent collapse at a Central California military base