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Mayor returns home to try to lift town plagued by…

In one of California's poorest towns, a reluctant and unlikely leader is trying to improve the quality of life

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Official says Turkey hasn't shared Khashoggi audio with US; Migrants, police mass in town on Guatemala-Mexico border; Far from fame, poverty blossoms in 'forgotten California'; Red Sox finish off Astros, head to World Series

A Dear Abby Answer on Names Sparks Outrage

The "Dear Abby" advice column has been appearing in newspapers since 1956—and after a recent response to a question about "foreign names," critics accused it of being stuck in that year. Columnist Jeanne Phillips was accused of racism after telling a reader he was right to be worried about...

Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia…

An U.S. Navy helicopter has crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, causing injuries to sailors that were not life-threatening

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'It's been a long time since we slept in a bed'

Thousands of Venezuelans have fled to Brazil, trying to escape their country’s crisis.

93 More Ex-Students Accuse Former USC…

93 More Ex-Students Accuse Former USC Gynecologist of Sexual Misconduct

This Airport Is Allowing Passengers To Smoke Weed…

Now that Canada said alright alright alright to weed, those taking off from the Vancouver airport will be literally flying high! Buzz60's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.

Turkey to host four-nation summit on Syria crisis

Turkish official says a summit between the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia will be held in Istanbul this month to discuss the conflict in Syria

Teacher found dead, accused of sexually assaulting student

Police in Georgia say an English teacher has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound following allegations that he sexually assaulted a sixth-grader

Wall Street drops on Italy, Saudi Arabia worry

U.S. stocks fell more than 1 percent on Thursday as the European Commission issued a warning regarding Italy's budget and concerns mounted over the possibility of strained relations between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. Fred Katayama reports.

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Japan orders maker to fix questionable quake…

Japan orders maker of quake shock absorbers used in hundreds of buildings to investigate, make repairs in latest quality fraud scandal

Louisiana police department to stop hosting prayer vigils

An attorney of a Louisiana city says the local police department will no longer host or promote prayer vigils

Pompeo In Mexico Friday As Migrant Caravan…

Mexico is seeking assistance from the United Nations refugee agency to help identify which migrants have legitimate asylum claims.

Tokyo Paralympics: Wheelchair-friendly rooms…

A shortage of accessible hotel rooms could spoil everything at 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

Huge Search Finds No Trace of Missing Teen

Plenty of people answered the call when Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald asked for 100 able-bodied volunteers to search for "missing and endangered" teen Jayme Closs on Thursday—but the search along a 14-mile stretch of Highway 8 near Barron, Wis., didn't find anything that could provide a breakthrough. The...

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life…

For residents of the hurricane-ravaged Florida Panhandle, everyday life is rife with fears, frustrations and the troubles of just trying to get by in a ruined landscape

Sessions to speak to Chicago Crime Commission…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to deliver a speech in Chicago one week after the Trump administration asked a judge to reject a draft plan to reform the city's 12,000-officer police force

Europe, Japan ready spacecraft for 7-year journey to Mercury

Final preparations are underway for the launch of a joint-European and Japanese mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun

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Manafort back in court to hash out details of his sentencing

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is due back in a Virginia courtroom to decide whether he will be sentenced on fraud charges before or after he completes his cooperation with prosecutors