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Shooter at large after LA deputy shot at…

Authorities believe the gunshot that wounded a deputy outside a Los Angeles County sheriff's station was fired from a nearby building that provides housing to people with mental health issues

Investigators raid online Oklahoma charter school…

State investigators have raided a vendor for an online Oklahoma charter school whose enrollment, funding and some of its leaders are at the center of an investigation

Jet catches fire in Northern California; 10…

Small jet bursts into flames while taking off from small Northern California airport; all 10 on board escape injury

Tropical storm forms off Mexico, 2nd fades in NAtlantic

Tropical Storm Ivo has formed off the southwestern coast of Mexico but is not forecast to pose a threat of landfall, while Tropical Storm Chantal has weakened to a tropical depression in the North Atlantic

Trump flip-flops on tax cuts, citing 'strong…

President Donald Trump says he has abandoned the idea of cutting taxes to promote economic growth because the nation already has "a strong economy."

Weedmaps to stop advertising unlicensed pot…

The major online pot shop directory and cannabis marketplace Weedmaps says it will no longer allow unlicensed marijuana businesses to advertise on its site

US stocks climb after major US retailers post…

Strong earnings reports from several big retailers helped drive stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday as the market bounced back from its first loss in four days

23 accused in broad Aryan Warriors supremacist case in Vegas

Prosecutors in Las Vegas are charging 19 men and four women with being part of a white supremacist gang behind prison and street crimes, including murder, drug trafficking and identity theft

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Ends 2020 Presidential…

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced the news Wednesday on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show."

China's rust belt looks abroad as growth slows…

China's northeastern rust-belt region is trying to capitalize on the government's Belt and Road Initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad

Priest accused of stealing nearly $100K from…

A Pennsylvania priest is accused of stealing nearly $100,000 from his parish and spending it on a vacation home and men he met on dating apps

Texas executes man in 1998 slaying of college…

Texas has executed a man who maintained his innocence in the abduction, rape and murder of a suburban Houston community college student more than 20 years ago

2 top researchers quitting MIT Media Lab over…

Two prominent researchers are quitting MIT's Media Lab over revelations that the technology research hub and its director took money from Jeffrey Epstein

Congressman: Space Command's initial home will be Colorado

A Colorado congressman says the initial headquarters for the Pentagon's new Space Command will be in his home state

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion…

The Congressional Budget Office says the federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year

Where Garner died, changes in policing win little…

Where Eric Garner died five years ago, some residents say the police department's retreat has resulted in lawlessness

Cold-Case Murder Revived by Simple Job Application

A 21-year-old cold case has come to life over—of all things—a job application, the Washington Post reports. Sondra Better, 68, was stabbed to death while working at a Florida consignment shop in 1998, her wounded hands suggesting a fight for her life. The killer left a trail of...

U.S. Mayors Oppose Plan To Revise SNAP

​In July, the Trump administration proposed a rule that would end automatic SNAP enrollment for families who receive other public benefits.