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Funeral held for 9-year-old Detroit girl killed…

A private funeral Mass has been held for a 9-year-old Detroit girl who was killed by three dogs while she rode her bike

Black Government Worker's Office 'Targeted' in…

A black employee's office at the US Department of Education has been vandalized in what looks like a racially motivated attack, NBC News reports. The employee hasn't been identified, but her school desegregation poster was damaged and African figurines disfigured. "She had some dolls in her office that were decapitated,...

'Red flag laws' offer tool for preventing some…

From California to Florida, 'red flag laws' are showing promise to prevent some suicides and mass shootings, supporters say

Syria says it responded to attack over capital Damascus

Syrian state media says the country's air defenses has responded to "hostile" targets over Damascus and shot down all incoming missiles before they reached targets southeast of the capital

Appeals judge in Georgia dies; DA says homicide unlikely

An appeals judge in Georgia has been found shot dead behind his Albany home, but officials do not believe it was a homicide

EU 'willing to listen' to Johnson's Brexit plan

Donald Tusk says the EU will consider the PM's Brexit ideas - as long as they are "realistic".

Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump 'order…

President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful, but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China

Texas man accused of fatally shooting boss after being fired

Authorities allege a 22-year-old suburban Houston man fatally shot his boss after being fired

The Latest: 68 arrests reported at protest near G…

French authorities have detained 68 people taking part in a tense protest near the G-7 summit

Iranian Oil Tanker Changes Course After Greece…

The Adrian Darya 1 — formerly known as the Grace 1 — says it is now headed to Turkey.

Russian capsule carrying robot fails space…

A Russian space capsule carrying a humanoid robot has failed to dock as planned with the International Space Station

New plan cuts more than $1B off New York rail…

New York and New Jersey have submitted a plan that cuts more than $1 billion off the cost of a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River

After underwhelming first year, can casino…

Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino is throwing itself a birthday bash with Aerosmith, New England Patriots cheerleaders and a huge cake

ICE Blocks Immigrant Hotline After TV Characters…

Less than two weeks after characters in Orange is the New Black discussed a hot line detained immigrants can call for help, ICE took the line down. Six actors from the show are among the people who signed a cease-and-desist letter sent to the acting director of ICE to try...

Will the real Mr. No-Deal step forward please?

EU's Tusk and Britain's Johnson throw label at each other: Mr. No-Deal Brexit

8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in St. Louis shooting

Police say an 8-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured in a shooting near a high school in St. Louis

Indigenous wellness 'helps heal historical trauma'

A Native American movement is encouraging indigenous people to reconnect with their ancestral practices.