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AP Exclusive: Survivor says officials responsible…

A state corrections counselor who was taken hostage during a deadly riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison says prison officials are to blame

Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags

Amazon runs into early snags on its much-hyped Prime Day

Obama Travels To Africa For The First Time Since…

His first stop was Kenya, where he met with President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga.

Judge postpones 'El Chapo' trial for 2 months to November

A judge has postponed the New York trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman until November

Washington Metro workers approve strike amid…

After years without a new contract, the Washington Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Police unaware of man before college student's…

Police: Man fatally shot after wounding 3 Kansas City officers during gunfight hadn't drawn investigators' attention before college student's death this month

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Trump Administration Reportedly Willing To Talk…

Multiple U.S. and Afghan officials confirmed this shift in strategy with The New York Times.

Black students wrongly accused of leaving without paying

Police in a St. Louis suburb are reviewing what happened after 10 black college students were stopped by officers and escorted with squad cars to a restaurant after being wrongfully suspected of leaving without paying

Stranded woman drank water from moss after…

An Oregon woman who was badly injured and stranded for a week after her Jeep plunged 250 feet over a cliff into the ocean near Big Sur in California says she survived by drinking water dripping from moss

Woman says Iowa patrol captain didn't act in…

A woman who reported being sexually harassed by a trooper says an Iowa State Patrol captain failed to act on her complaint

California Democratic Party Endorses Dianne…

Feinstein has held her Senate seat since 1992.

Convictions upheld for women who raised money for al-Shabab

A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions and prison sentences of two women who used an internet chat room to raise several thousand dollars for the Somali militant group al-Shabab

Officer in Eric Garner death to face disciplinary…

The New York Police department says it's allowing disciplinary proceedings to go forward against a police officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed man, Eric Garner

Fox is 9th casualty after jaguar's weekend escape…

The death of a wounded fox brings to nine the number of animals that have died as the result of the weekend escape of a jaguar from its enclosure at the zoo in New Orleans

Microsoft President Wants Congress To Regulate…

The technology could be used to identify and track people without their permission.

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UN envoy: 1.1 billion people face risks from lack of cooling

A UN envoy says new data from 52 countries in hot climates reveals that over 1.1 billion people face "significant risks" from lack of access to cooling including possible death

Michigan spends almost $25M on Flint water crisis…

New accounting figures show Michigan has spent nearly $25 million on attorneys handling cases involving the Flint lead-tainted water crisis

Chicago activist demands all footage from police…

An activist says he's asked Chicago police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where an officer fatally shot a man over the weekend

2 CVS workers lose jobs after cops called on black customer

CVS Health says two Chicago store employees are out of their jobs after a black customer complained that white managers called police after accusing her of trying to use a phony coupon

Man accused of killing officer to be arraigned at…

The man charged with shooting a Massachusetts police officer with the officer's own weapon and an elderly woman is will not be arraigned on murder charges right away

Media seek Florida school shooting suspect's…

Media organizations want a judge to order public release of much of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz's statement to investigators after the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 people.

Crash involving 5 school buses sends 17 to hospitals

A crash in New Jersey involving five school buses has sent more than a dozen people to area hospitals, but no serious injuries have been reported

Buoy to scout way for New Jersey offshore wind…

New Jersey's plan to harness the power of the ocean wind to create energy has been moving at a glacial pace, but some movement is happening now

Suspect in 1988 killing of Indiana girl, 8…

A judge has given prosecutors until Thursday to file formal charges against a man arrested in the 1988 slaying of an 8-year-old Indiana girl

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7-year-old survives dad's drunk crash, killed by another car

Police say a 7-year-old girl was struck and killed as she tried to get help after her father drunkenly crashed into an abandoned vehicle on an interstate in suburban Detroit

Trump: Putin made 'incredible offer' in Russian…

President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin made an 'incredible offer' of law enforcement collaboration during the leaders' one-on-one summit

UN envoy says reforms needed to resume Libyan oil…

The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that a recent agreement to resume oil production in the conflict-torn country will not hold unless key issues concerning the distribution of wealth and "endemic plundering of resources" are speedily tackled