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As hurricane season nears, New Orleans worries over flooding

New Orleans is warily preparing for hurricane season and eyeing a storm system developing in the Gulf

Stepmother of missing Kansas child booked into…

The stepmother of a 5-year-old Wichita boy whom she reported missing in February was jailed hours after a body was found nearby

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of…

The typical chief executive at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year and made $11.7 million in salary, stock and other compensation

Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

Russia's former ambassador to the United States who was thrust in the middle of the Russian meddling scandal says "toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Russia

The Latest: 2 hurt in Indiana middle school shooting

Authorities say two victims in a shooting at a suburban Indianapolis middle school are being taken to a hospital and the lone suspect is in custody

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'My whole life my comedy has been a mask'

New Zealand has the world's worst teenage suicide rate. So stand-up comedian Mike King is leading a movement to change the way depression is dealt with.

Harvey Weinstein Surrenders to Police Amid…

Disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein arrived at a New York City police station early Friday after reports he would turn himself in to face charges of rape and sexual assault.

Meghan Markle Undergoes 6 Months of Duchess…

After the ‘I do’s’ comes the honeymoon bliss, right? Not if you are a duchess in training. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.

Summit talk turns warmer; Trump says 'talking to…

President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit

Twin Metals wants to build ore processor closer to BWCA

Twin Metals says its updated plan for an underground copper-nickel mine near Ely includes a 100-acre ore processing facility on the banks of Birch Lake, which puts it closer to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness than earlier planned

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Argentines brace for crisis as nation again seeks…

Soaring interest rates and a plunging currency have left many Argentines bracing for an economic crisis. As Ciara Lee reports, it comes just weeks after a sombre President Macri announced in a televised speech that Argentina would start talks with the IMF for a credit line worth at least $19.7 billion.

Discharged and jobless: Veterans seek change in…

Military veterans discharged for relatively minor offenses hope a recent warning to employers by the state of Connecticut will help them find jobs

Lawsuit Alleges Facebook Gathered Data Via Texts…

A new filling in an ongoing lawsuit claims Facebook's apps read texts, tracked locations, accessed photos and listened through device microphones.

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up…

A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped fire truck.

Civilian kills gunman after shooting at Oklahoma…

Police say a young man who shot and wounded two people at an Oklahoma City restaurant was then shot dead by a handgun-carrying civilian in the parking lot

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Dealmaker Trump walks away; N. Korea keeps hopes of summit alive; Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

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Hearing for accused Florida school shooter…

A court hearing for a teenager accused of fatally shooting 17 at a Florida high school has been rescheduled

The Latest: Turkish, US officials talk Syrian Kurdish town

The Latest: Turkish, US officials meet in Ankara for talks on strategic Syrian town of Manbij, held by Kurds

New $12.9 billion warship already needs upgrades and fixes

Billed as a next-generation aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford will return to a Virginia shipbuilding yard this summer for upgrades and fixes to problems discovered during initial periods at sea