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Judge appears skeptical of Trump suit against…

A U.S. judge appeared skeptical of some of the Trump administration's key arguments for seeking to block three California laws intended to protect immigrants, questioning the scope of federal power over immigration during a lengthy court hearing

Charlottesville Organizer Plans 'White Civil…

Police in Washington, DC are going to be busy on Aug. 11 and 12: The National Park Service has given initial approval for Jason Kessler, organizer of last year's deadly "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, to hold rallies to mark the anniversary of the Virginia event, WSET reports. The...

California court hears tales of shackled, starved…

A judge deciding whether a California couple should face trial on charges of child abuse has heard a chilling 911 call from a teenager and viewed photographs of the girl's two sisters shackled to beds

Merkel visits refugee host Jordan amid migration row at home

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has begun a visit to Jordan, a major refugee host country, amid an escalating domestic conflict over migration that has shaken her coalition government

Asian stocks mostly up despite underlying…

Asian shares are mostly up due to fading concerns of a possible trade war since a US tariff threat against China so far hasn't materialized

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Iran World Cup match a first for women

Hundreds of Iranian women watched their first men's football match in a stadium last night.

President Trump Promotes 'Tough' Immigration…

Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally Wednesday to defend his hard-line immigration policies

Pudding Sent into Space Gone Missing

Students from S. Anselm’s Preparatory school in England launched a classic Bakewell pudding into space... and now it’s missing! Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern in hospital for…

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is in the hospital preparing to give birth to her first child

Fashion designer Kate Spade to be buried in…

Fashion designer Kate Spade is being buried in Kansas City, where she was born

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Nasdaq rises to record high

A rally in tech and consumer discretionary stocks lifted the Nasdaq to a record high. But as Fred Katayama reports, trade concerns hemmed in the Dow.

Germany's Daimler lowers 2018 outlook, cites tariffs, diesel

German automaker Daimler AG has lowered its 2018 earnings outlook, a change that it says is partly due to increased import tariffs for U.S. vehicles in China

Jurors in Mafia boss trial to start 3rd day of…

Jurors are heading back to federal court for a third day of deliberations in the case against a former New England Mafia boss charged with killing a nightclub owner more than two decades ago

What Trump's Family Separation Executive Order…

President Donald Trump signed at executive order Wednesday aimed at keeping migrant families together after they cross the U.S. border illegally.

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs

Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing…

Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home

In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family…

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to end his policy of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the border illegally

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Police: Bear that mauled searcher likely killed…

Authorities in Alaska say they believe the same brown bear killed a hiker who had gone missing and attacked a volunteer who was looking for him

Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families

Child safety group issuing annual list of unsafe summer toys

A Boston-based consumer watchdog group is issuing its annual summer safety report flagging toys it says pose a danger to children