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More than 1,000 rescues, evacuations as Imelda…

Rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda has deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures in areas east of Houston that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey two years ago

Who are the Sacklers, the family behind maker of…

A closer look at the Sackler family, the clan behind the maker of OxyContin

Injured crewman sues boat owner for fiery…

A crewman injured in the fire that killed 34 people aboard a dive boat off Southern California has sued the boat owner and the company that chartered the vessel

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Global climate protests start in Australia before…

Thousands of protesters are gathering at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations begins ahead of a U.N. climate summit in New York

Shootings and shock value: Hoodies, PSA use similar tactics

Marketing experts say hoodies in a fashion show and an ad seeking nonprofit donations both used similar shock tactics about school shootings

Award for man who stopped rainforest mega-dam

Peter Kallang has been awarded a top environmental prize for leading a successful campaign to stop a mega-dam being built in Borneo's rainforest.

Former fugitive couple plead not guilty to…

A couple arrested after a 16-day escape from extradition to southern Arizona to face charges in a murder case have pleaded not guilty

Amazon Unveils Its Green Plan Before Protest

Long criticized for its carbon footprint and lack of efforts to shrink it, Amazon announced steps Thursday to reduce its consumption of fossil fuels. Founder Jeff Bezos said the company will meet the terms of the Paris climate agreement 10 years early, USA Today reports, and be carbon neutral by...

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Senate Leaders Poised To Battle Over…

Senate leaders have already clashed over a proposed defense budget, among other bills.

The Latest: 2 campers say they don't plan to…

Two men who are camping near the Area 51 military base in Nevada say they don't plan to invade the site

Recording details synagogue shooting suspect's…

Prosecutors played a 12-minute recording of a gunman calmly telling a 911 dispatcher that he had just fired an assault rifle inside a synagogue to save white people from Jews and describing terms for a peaceful surrender

Pence praises police officers in twist on White…

Vice President Mike Pence visited New York City police headquarters and heralded its football team for winning a recent national championship among public safety agencies

Giant Opioid Spoon Delivers Protester's Message

An artist protesting the addiction crisis made his point Wednesday with an 800-pound opioid cooking spoon, which he brought to the front door of Johnson & Johnson's headquarters in New Jersey. The 10-foot-long, four-foot-tall aluminum sculpture by Dominic Esposito had the J&J logo etched in the handle. Johnson & Johnson...

Canada's Trudeau comes under fire over brownface…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a champion of diversity and immigration, is under fire over a brownface photo

Officer drops appeal of suspension in black man's shooting

Louisiana: Police officer drops appeal of a three-day suspension over a confrontation with a black man, Alton Sterling, whose 2016 shooting death prompted widespread protests in Baton Rouge

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Findings of BBC report on kids in care 'a scandal'

A BBC investigation has found that teenagers in care are being placed at risk of abuse while living in unregulated homes.