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1 of 2 cranes left hanging after demolition in…

New Orleans officials set off a series of explosions designed to topple two cranes looming precariously over a partially collapsed hotel; 1 crane appears to be left hanging atop building as debris from another one crashes down

New York Medal of Honor recipient won't run for…

Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia won't be running for the 27th Congressional District seat recently vacated by Chris Collins

3 US soldiers killed in crash at Fort Stewart in…

U.S. Army officials say three soldiers were killed and three others injured when the armored vehicle they were riding in was involved in an accident during training at Fort Stewart in Georgia

Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters…

Hong Kong protesters again flood streets on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and demanding the government meet their demands

Committee pitches concept to settle all opioid lawsuits

A committee guiding OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy is suggesting other drugmakers, distributors and pharmacy chains use Purdue's bankruptcy proceedings to settle lawsuits seeking to hold the industry accountable for the national opioid crisis

Water cannon hits mosque amid Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong police say the water cannon "accidentally" hit the mosque while firing at protesters.

Donald Trump Jr.: provocateur, master preacher…

Donald Trump Jr. serves as provocateur, master preacher for his father, and he's never shied away from a political fight

Boeing says it regrets concerns over internal messages

Boeing says it understands and regrets concerns about internal messages it recently handed over to Congress and federal regulators investigating two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max

White House: Summit at Trump property would look…

The White House says President Donald Trump dropped plans to hold an international summit at his Doral golf resort in Florida after realizing "it looks lousy" to steer business to his own property

Researchers find second warship from WWII Battle…

A group of deep-sea researchers looking for sunken World War II ships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that went down in the Pacific during the historic Battle of Midway

U.S. Defense Secretary Visits Afghanistan To…

President Trump had cut off negotiations last month after the Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Kabul.

A Defense of Elizabeth Holmes

She is perhaps the most vilified CEO—now former CEO—in the country. But in a lengthy analysis at RealClearMarkets , the site's editor stakes out a strong defense of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes . "My take is that with time Holmes will be vindicated as a visionary whose main 'offense' was...

Ex-Baltimore mayor D'Alesandro, Pelosi's brother…

Thomas D'Alesandro III, a former Baltimore mayor and the brother of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has died

The Immigration Numbers Are in—With a Big Surprise

New immigration data includes one no-brainer—that immigration influx is down—and one possible surprise about where immigrants are choosing to live, City Lab reports. Released by the Census Bureau and gathered by a Brookings Institution demographer, the analysis says America's immigrant population grew by only 200,000 in 2017-2018,...

Killing took place in New York, but Nicaragua…

A man accused of killing a nursing student in upstate New York is being put on trial for the slaying in Nicaragua

Chile protests continue despite gov't retreat on…

Protests in Chile have spilled over into a new day even after the president cancelled a subway fare hike that prompted violent demonstrations

Black hole scientist bounces back from trolling

Katie Bouman's photo of the moment she saw her first black hole image went viral - but it wasn't all good.

Warren says she'll detail costs of her health…

Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren says she'll release details on how she'd pay for her "Medicare for All" plan in "the next few weeks."

Crews probe source of smoke from ship off Georgia coast

Marine salvage experts are trying to determine what caused a fire in an overturned cargo ship lying close to Georgia's seacoast for weeks now

Correction: Trump-Perry story

Man sprays bear repellent during California Trump protest

Authorities in Southern California say a supporter of Donald Trump was arrested after spraying bear repellant on a small crowd protesting the president at the Santa Monica Pier

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Protest Ban

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators protested at an illegal march.

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at…

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

California relishes role as liberal trendsetter…

California relishes role as liberal trendsetter while Trump bashes the state ahead of 2020 elections

Jennifer Lawrence marries art dealer Cooke Maroney

Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence got married over the weekend in Rhode Island during a ceremony and reception studded with Hollywood stars

'Captain America' Chris Evans helps dedicate…

"Captain America" actor Chris Evans has returned to his native Massachusetts to help dedicate the new home of a youth theater company where as a youngster he honed his acting skills