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Mississippi man pleads guilty in killing of…

A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to the 2016 killing of two Roman Catholic nuns in an agreement that averts the possibility of the death penalty, which was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders

Appeals court grants new sentencing hearings for…

A federal appeals court has granted new sentencing hearings in Virginia for a sniper who terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002.

Lawyer: Fatally shot teen didn't pose an…

A lawyer for the family of a 17-year-old fatally shot by a Pennsylvania police officer seconds after he fled a traffic stop says the boy did not pose an immediate threat to anyone

Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of…

The wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with misusing some $100,000 in public funds to order lavish meals from celebrity chefs, dealing an embarrassing blow to the country's first family

US mayors travel to border to demand family reunification

Concerns are persisting about the emotional trauma inflicted on immigrant children after President Trump's order to halt the separation of minors from families that are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally.

Kneissl defends Austria's immigration policy

Austria's Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl defends her government's stance on immigration.

Koko, the Cat-Loving Gorilla Who Learned Sign…

Koko, the western lowland gorilla who learned to speak sign language and loved kittens has died.

The Real Reason You Might Sometimes See Ghosts at…

Science provides some insight into why kids and adults alike sometimes see monsters in their bedroom. Buzz60's Tony Spitz has the details.

White House to propose merging education, labor

The White House is planning to propose merging the education and labor departments as part of a broader government overhaul

Florida sheriff sued for jailing teen suspects in solitary

A Florida sheriff is being sued by three juvenile suspects who say they were unjustly jailed in solitary confinement while they await trial as adults

Avocado as good as gold for S.African farmers

South Africa is experimenting with ways to extend its avocado season, as the internationally popular fruit boosts the local economy. Michelle Hennessy reports.

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.57…

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year average at 4.57 percent

Plea deal possible in murder case over woman set on fire

A judge in the trial of a man who authorities say set his ex-girlfriend on fire and caused her death has told attorneys in the case not to overlook the possibility of a plea agreement

Sara Netanyahu Charged With Fraud, Breach Of Trust

Sara Netanyahu allegedly misused state funds by fraudulently ordering $100,000 worth of meals to the prime minister's residence.

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay…

The Supreme Court rules 5-4 that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Can GOP fix immigration amid…

WHAT'S HAPPENING: House GOP leaders try to fix immigration crisis after Trump signs executive order and ahead of the November midterm elections

Cop Who Killed 17-Year-Old Sworn Into Duty That…

Two Pittsburgh TV stations are reporting an unusual twist in the story of a police officer who fatally shot a teen fleeing from a traffic stop on Tuesday night—it seems the officer had been officially sworn into duty only earlier that same night. The officer has not been identified,...

Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US…

Florida's busiest airport is becoming the first one in the nation to require all passengers on arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, to submit to a face scan

Turkey says 35 Kurd leaders killed in airstrikes in Iraq

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has again asserted that Turkish jets have dealt a heavy blow on the outlawed Kurdish rebels' leadership in Iraq

Park Service gives initial OK to "Unite the Right" rally

An organizer of last year's deadly white supremacist rally in Virginia has been granted initial approval to host another rally in DC this August