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Art festival on verge of being shut down when…

Authorities say a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted

Some seek Faneuil Hall name change because of…

Name of Boston's venerable Faneuil Hall embroiled in debate because its namesake owned slaves

Lawyers to present final arguments in Mafia boss…

Attorneys are preparing to make their final pitches to jurors in the case of a former New England Mafia boss charged in the 1993 killing of a nightclub owner

The Latest: 3 confirmed dead in western Japan…

A 9-year-old girl and two men in their 80s have been killed by a strong earthquake in the western Japan metropolis of Osaka

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Sessions set to address nation's sheriffs in New…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen are among the speakers slated to address a gathering of the nation's sheriff's in New Orleans

'Moscow's never seen a party like this'

Mexico shocked Germany as they beat the world champions in their opening game of the World Cup.

Colombia Elects Ivan Duque, the Conservative…

Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia’s next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation.

This Alarm Clock Wakes You Up With Sight, Sound…

The Sensorwake is a new alarm clock that uses a novel 3-pronged approach to wake you up. Tony Spitz has the details.

Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated…

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'

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Gunman wounds 2 at Walmart store, fatally shot by bystander

A suspected gunman wounded two people before being fatally shot by a bystander at a Walmart store in Washington state Sunday

Week ahead: testing times for trade, OPEC

Trade and tariffs roil markets as they face the fallout from Friday's US declaration of duties on $50 billion of Chinese goods. And, as David Pollard reports, uncertainty over OPEC's intentions will play through commodities as the cartel prepares to meet on Friday.

Remnants of hurricane help crews in Colorado…

A welcome dose of rain spawned by a hurricane that churned through the Pacific has given a boost in the battle against two large wildfires in Colorado and Wyoming

"Incredibles 2" Manages Best Animated Film Debut…

The "Incredibles 2" box office debut bested the previous record holder, Finding Dory, by $45 million.

Check If You Were Related to a Pilgrim, the Easy…

Discovering if you're descended from the Pilgrims is "easier than ever." A new database offers for the first time online records on more than 59,450 fifth-generation descendants of the small group who sailed to the New World aboard the Mayflower in 1620. Of the roughly 132 passengers and crew,...

10 Things to Know for Monday

Among 10 Things to Know: Hundreds of migrant children held in a series of cages at South Texas Border Patrol facility; Five out of six World Cup teams are winless; Who wins 'Blobfish Classic.'

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5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in…

At least five people were killed and several others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas

Midwestern states endure flash flooding, heat wave

Thunderstorms crawled across northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin after flooding washed out roads and highways, and a heat wave sent temperatures into the high 90s elsewhere in the Midwest

Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in…

Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, has been elected Colombia's next leader after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation