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'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over…

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents

Retrial set to begin for ex-New York Senate…

A retrial is set to begin for ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son on corruption charges

Veteran journalist named top editor of Los…

The Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor

South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks…

South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea

Firefighters suspended for making porn at firehouse

Too hot to handle: Ohio officials place two firefighters on leave for allegedly making pornographic videos at a firehouse

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May: Tax rise to help pay for NHS boost

Theresa May says the public will pay more for the £20bn NHS boost but it will be "fair and balanced".

Chadwick Boseman Gives His MTV Movie Award for…

Chadwick Boseman gave his 2018 MTV Movie and TV Award to a real-life superhero.

Baby Born on Train Gets Free Rides for Quarter of…

While having your kids duck the turnstile is one way parents reduce their public transit costs, apparently, another is just to give birth to them on the train.

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over…

Calls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans

City where many slaves entered US to apologize for slavery

The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize for its role in the slave trade

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BJ's Wholesale values itself at up to $2.2 bln

BJ's Wholesale expects to price its initial public offering between $15 and $17 a share, valuing the warehouse club operator at up to $2.2 billion. Fred Katayama reports.

17-year-old Chicago boy, still alive, is covered in a sheet

Chicago Fire Department officials are trying to determine how one of six people shot, one fatally, was initially believed to be dead and covered with a sheet on a West Side street

Sen. Ted Cruz Announces Bill Meant To Keep…

A "zero-tolerance" policy announced in April has led to at least 2,000 migrant children being separated from their guardians.

IBM pits computer against human debaters

IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years

Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper…

Flash flooding in the Upper Midwest is being blamed for at least one death and widespread damage

Police identify gunman killed by bystander in…

Tim Day has been identified as the armed suspect killed by a bystander Sunday in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state

Report says over 1 billion small arms in world…

A new survey says there are more than 1 billion firearms in the world today, and that 46 percent of the 393 million civilian-held firearms are owned by Americans

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UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced in 2017

The U.N. refugee agency says nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, a new record for the fifth straight year

Report: Washington Metro knew it was overcharging riders

A recently obtained report says the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority knew it was overcharging riders for years but didn't act to correct the problem until 2017