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Nestor downgraded, but tornado damages Florida…

A tornado spawned by Tropical Storm Nestor damaged homes and a school in central Florida but the storm spared an area of the Florida Panhandle devastated one year ago by Hurricane Michael

Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency…

Chicago parents are leaning on family, friends and community groups as teachers in the nation's third largest school district went on strike this week

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at…

A new variety of apple called the Cosmic Crisp is coming to grocery stores Dec. 1.

The Latest: Service canceled for Texas woman shot…

A service for a woman shot in her home by a Fort Worth police officer has been canceled

‘I see women being on Mars just as much as men’

At 16, MiMi Aung travelled alone to the US for an education. Now she's a project lead on Nasa's Mars Mission.

Balance of power in Virginia may rest on write-in…

Partisan control of the Virginia General Assembly could come down to write-in campaign

The Latest: Poland says Brexit vote a delay, not…

The Latest: Poland says it sees Brexit vote as a delay, not a rejection

Exhibit on Jefferson's architecture weaves in…

A new art exhibit explores Thomas Jefferson's highly influential architectural ideas and his vision for structures that symbolize liberty and democracy as well as the role of the enslaved Americans who built them.

38 Culpable In Email Probe, No Evidence Of…

A report on the three-year investigation was completed in mid-September and sent to Sen. Chuck Grassley.

He Lost His Wallet. Then He Noticed His Bank Account

When Tim Cameron lost his wallet on the way home from work on Monday, the London resident assumed it was gone for good, particularly as it contained little identifying information. Then he looked at his bank account. Enter an ingenious Good Samaritan by the name of Simon. As Mashable reports,...

Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill…

Opposition to one of the nation's longest proposed new natural gas pipelines in the U.S. has grounded an unlikely alliance determined to stop the current project.

Artist uses 'historic' markers to raise climate…

A public arts project in New England communities features signs that imagine the possible future effects of climate change to raise awareness

Roadside Bigfoot: Georgia museum devoted to…

In the picturesque mountains of north Georgia, an unassuming roadside building is now ground zero in the search for Bigfoot

A Man Vanished Into Thin Air. A Dirt Biker Solved the Mystery

A dirt biker out for a ride stumbled across a horrifying sight on Wednesday: a smashed-up car at the bottom of a ravine, with what he thought was a dead body inside. As Fox News reports, that horror story soon became a miraculous one, as the man inside the car...

How important is bilingualism on the campaign…

How does speaking French or Spanish affect a candidate's chances in North American politics?

Clinton Emails: Violations, but No 'Deliberate…

A three-year-long internal State Department probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server has wrapped up, and dozens may be facing disciplinary action, though, per the AP , the investigation found no "no persuasive evidence of systemic, deliberate mishandling of classified information." According to a report submitted to Congress...

Global finance leaders hopeful for modest rebound…

Global finance leaders remain hopeful for modest rebound in 2020 if trade tensions don't worse

Clinton-Gabbard Feud Is Now in Full Swing

It's the presidential primary fight no one really expected: Hillary Clinton versus one of the lowest-polling Dems in the race. In a podcast appearance this week, the former secretary of state took a swing at who most people agree was Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, saying that the Russians had someone...

McConnell: Trump's Troop Withdrawal Is A 'Grave…

​In an op-ed published Friday in the Washington Post, McConnell urged the administration to reverse course on pulling U.S. troops from Syria.

California regulator slams PG&E over electricity…

California's top regulator excoriated top executives of the state's largest utility even as Pacific Gas & Electric officials said they know they failed to meet public expectations when the company cut the power to more than 2 million people last week

Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy…

South Korean police have beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students broke into the compound

Closing arguments up next in deadly prison…

Closing arguments are expected next week in the trial of an inmate accused of murder in an attempted breakout that left four corrections workers dead

1 dead after plane landing on Alaska island went…

Authorities say one person is dead after a commuter airplane went off the end of a runway while landing at an airport in the remote Aleutian Islands fishing community of Unalaska

Law stopping Florida felons from voting…

A federal judge has temporarily set aside a Florida law that barred some felons from voting because of unpaid fines and other legal debts

Protester dressed as Boris Johnson scales Big Ben

An Extinction Rebellion protester climbed up the scaffolding that surrounds the tower.

Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just…

Negotiations aimed at a major settlement of opioid lawsuits have ended for the day without a deal

Japan to send own force, won't join US coalition…

Japan has decided not to join a U.S. coalition to protect commercial vessels in the Middle East, but will send its own force to ensure the safe shipment of oil to Japan