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Justice Department indicts Chinese drug makers

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announces criminal charges against Chinese nationals drug accused of selling fentanyl and other opioids directly to Americans online.

US-backed forces in Syria say they seized Raqqa…

Analysts warn the threat from Islamic State is not over, just evolving; national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon.

Confederate monuments vandalized in 2 Virginia cities

Two Confederate monuments in two Virginia cities have been vandalized this week

Vegas hotel security guard's disappearance draws…

The cancellation of scheduled TV interviews last week by a hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas shooter has raised questions about the whereabouts of a key witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.

Delaware indicts 18 inmates in deadly prison riot

Eighteen people have been indicted in a deadly inmate riot and hostage taking at a Delaware prison

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George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins…

American author George Saunders has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with "Lincoln in the Bardo," a polyphonic symphony of a novel about restless souls adrift in the afterlife

Judge orders Indiana bombing suspect jailed until trial

Federal magistrate orders northwestern Indiana man to remain jailed until his trial on charges related to a pipe bomb explosion at a post office

Kenmore adds Wi-Fi, Alexa to its new fridges

These refrigerators will also be compatible with Alexa, Amazon's voice-activated digital assistant.

Race car brawl erupts after crash

A fight broke out between two drivers at a race track in Indiana after one drove his car on to the other.

The New York Times - Saltwater Baptism

From The New York Times: What do you do when your relationship conflicts with your church?By: By JARED CALLAHAN and RUSSELL SHEAFFER. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2zgxj8c

John McCain Is Worried the U.S. Is Going Back 'to…

Senator John McCain, echoing the sentiments of his Monday night speech in Philadelphia, said Tuesday that he is worried the United States is reverting to the nationalistic tendencies that characterized the 1930s.

Lawmaker slams 'bigoted' response to Puerto Rico

NYC City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito discusses relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Maria and why she says they are insufficient, Trump's response and an upcoming rally in DC.

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Matthews: Trump never takes responsibility

Today in the Rose Garden, the president blamed all the failures on the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, none of it on himself. He accused the major press of putting out "fake news."

Harvey Weinstein Accusations: Will it Lead to a…

As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.

Ariana Grande Responds to her Tiny Stool Photo…

Ariana Grande became a meme and instead of ignoring it, she laughed with her fans. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

VA seeks 'narrow' exemption to for-profit college ethics law

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will proceed with a narrow waiver to an ethics law banning employees from receiving benefits from for-profit colleges

Man sues airline, claims fellow passenger urinated on him

A New Jersey man is suing United Airlines, claiming a drunken fellow passenger urinated on him as their cross-country flight was taking off

Dow ends short of 23K

The blue chip index backed off after hitting the 23,000 milestone for the first time Tuesday. As Fred Katayama reports, healthcare stocks drove the Dow and S&P to close at record highs.

Head of Amazon Studios resigns after harassment…

Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios in Hollywood, resigns after he was accused of sexual harassment by a producer of 'Man in the High Castle.'

Video of teen girls shouting racial slur under investigation

School officials in Utah are investigating a video that appears to show five teenage girls shouting an expletive and a racial slur

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Winning Amazon's HQ2 Sweepstakes Has Pros And Cons

Amazon-level growth could lead to increased traffic and other strains on infrastructure.

Univision goes dark for Verizon's cable customers

Univision channels have gone dark for Verizon's 4.7 million Fios cable customers because of a contract dispute