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Police: 2 shot at Oklahoma restaurant; civilian…

Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot

Funeral to honor slain Maryland police officer

The governor and the Baltimore County police chief will speak at a funeral for a 29-year-old county police officer killed in the line of duty, as will her mother

Rachel Dolezal Charged With Welfare Fraud

Rachel Dolezal has been misrepresenting her income as well as her race, according to investigators in Washington state. The former NAACP chapter leader—who was born a white woman but describes herself as "unapologetically black"—has been charged with welfare fraud and could get up to 15 years in prison,...

Voting begins throughout Ireland in major…

Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions

Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after…

A once prominent black civil rights leader in Washington state who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud

'To live a dream, plan it very carefully'

Fashion designer Audrey-Laure Bergenthal says her tip for would-be CEOs is to "plan your dream carefully".

Ireland May Be About to Repeal One of Europe's…

The eighth amendment to Ireland’s constitution, which faces repeal in a national referendum on May 25, gives a mother and her unborn child an “equal right to life” and prevents any relaxation of the country’s near-total ban on abortion.

McDonald's Breakfast Catering May Soon Be Coming…

In its quest for global breakfast domination, McDonald's is testing out catering for the day’s most important meal too.

Congressional leaders get briefings on Russia…

Justice Department officials have now given both Democratic and Republican lawmakers classified briefings on the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election

Shooting survivors share their stories with Texas…

Survivors of last week's shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for more armed security to keep campuses safe

Wall Street dips after N. Korea summit canceled

Stocks ended down slightly on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Fred Katayama reports.

Nurse Who Saved Up for Clinic Loses $41,377 to US Customs

Anthonia Nwaorie is in the middle of a custody battle—for her money, reports the Washington Post . The 59-year-old registered nurse and US citizen from Katy, Texas, had saved up for years in order to open a clinic in Nigeria that would provide free medical care. In October, she carefully...

An Amazon Echo Recorded A Conversation, Then Sent…

A woman in Oregon found out her Echo recorded a conversation and sent it to someone on her family's contact list.

Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into…

Ready or not, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must now start complying with stringent new EU data rules.

Driver in deadly New Jersey school bus crash due…

The driver of a school bus that collided with a dump truck on a New Jersey highway last week, killing a student and a teacher and injuring more than 40 others, is due in court

Discharged and jobless: Veterans seek change in…

Military veterans discharged for relatively minor offenses hope a recent warning to employers by the state of Connecticut will help them find jobs

Kansas water park to open for season with 11…

A Kansas water park where a boy was killed on a giant waterslide in 2016 planned to open for its annual season Friday with 11 of its rides closed

Explosion in Canadian restaurant wounds 15 people

An explosion caused by an "improvised explosive device" ripped through an Indian restaurant in a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people, Canadian police said

Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual…

He has repeatedly denied having nonconsensual sex with anyone, but movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities in New York on Friday to face criminal charges in a sexual assault allegation