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The Latest: Graduation ceremony to be held after…

A Texas school district says it will be holding a graduation ceremony as planned for the high school where 10 people were killed during a deadly shooting last week

The Latest: Arriving officers take cover from…

Las Vegas police took cover behind their cars as gunfire wounded at least two officers during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history

Teachers show strength in Kentucky primary…

A Kentucky teacher has taken a leading politician to school, defeating him in the GOP primary for a state House seat

Lucrative baby eel fishery shut down over illegal sales

Maine authorities say they are shutting down the state's highly lucrative baby eel fishery early this year due to concerns about illegal sales

Family of man shot while naked views police body cam video

The family of a Virginia man who was fatally shot by police after he ran naked onto an interstate highway has viewed body-camera footage of the incident

Do young Kenyans do enough to find jobs?

A presidential aide in Kenya criticises young people "who sit at home and expect jobs".

President Trump Defends Comments on MS-13

President Trump defended calling members of the gang MS-13 "animals" during an event on Long Island.

Just Standing Near a BBQ Grill May Increase…

A newly published study says skin absorbs cancer causing compounds that are released by barbecue grills.

High hopes but tough road for black woman in…

Georgia attorney and romance novelist Stacey Abrams has a tough road ahead as she campaigns to become America's first black female governor

New wind projects would deliver enough power for 400K homes

Massachusetts and Rhode Island have announced offshore wind projects aimed at delivering a combined 1,200 megawatts of energy

Macron tells tech CEOs to give more to society

President Emmanuel Macron told executives from the world’s biggest technology firms on Wednesday that he wanted innovation to be a driving force for the French economy, but also that they needed to contribute more to society. Rosanna Philpott reports.

Uber puts brakes on self-driving car operation in Arizona

Uber is ending its operation of self-driving cars in Arizona more than two months after a woman was struck and killed by one of its vehicles

20 hurt when semi slams into school bus in…

Authorities say 30 people were hurt when a semi crashed into a school bus in south central Wisconsin

Sea Turtles Have To Deal With Plastic Threats On…

The mounting problem of plastic pollution poses an even greater danger to sea turtles than most ocean dwellers.

US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared

Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine

FBI raids house, storage unit of former Ohio…

Federal agents searched former Republican Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger's home in southwest Ohio and at a nearby storage unit

Texas man on death row for decapitating 3 kids…

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has rejected an appeal from a 37-year-old Rio Grande Valley man on death row for beheading his common-law wife's three children 15 years ago

Emergency call: 'I got attacked by a mountain…

Recordings of emergency calls after a fatal cougar attack in Washington state Saturday detail how dispatchers calmly struggled to figure out where the surviving victim was and how worried he was about his friend

Egypt detains activist blogger amid new wave of…

Egyptian security officials say a prominent activist and blogger known for documenting police abuse has been detained, the latest in a new wave of arrests since elections earlier this year

Chicago City Council backs Obama Presidential…

The Chicago City Council has given its backing to construction of the Obama Presidential Center in a park on the city's South Side