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'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for…

Alabama has put to death Tommy Arthur, the man who escaped seven prior execution dates for his conviction in a 1982 murder-for-hire.

Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina…

A man charged with killing seven people over a 13-year period in South Carolina is heading to court

First to board or join the horde; is elite travel…

The haves and have-nots of modern travel: AP sends two journalists to the same place, one with elite status perks, the other, not so much

Gunmen in Egypt attacks bus filled with Coptic…

23 are reported dead, 25 wounded in the attack

Kurtz: Trump triggers Twitter taunts

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on the reaction by the public to new poll results showing President Trump with a 40% approval rating

Airstrikes in eastern Syrian town kill 35, activists say

Syrian state media, monitoring group: Airstrikes by US-led coalition have killed 35 civilians in country's east.

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APNewsBreak: '92 murder conviction thrown out in Detroit

A judge has thrown out the murder conviction of a Detroit man who accused police of framing him with phony evidence and his mother's gun more than two decades ago

I almost peed myself riding Guardians of the…

SPOILER ALERT! We'll take you inside every nook and cranny of California Adventure's Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout. Get ready to scream!

Sydney dazzles in light show

Sydney is lighting up its landmarks in breath-taking colours for a spectacular light festival.

The New York Times - Young Fans Express Support…

From The New York Times: Fans of the American singer Ariana Grande who were caught up in the deadly attack at Manchester Arena drew strength from and voiced moral support for their pop idol in the immediate aftermath.By: By CAMILLA SCHICK. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2rX33va

You Control This Tiny Drone Simply By Moving Your…

With just two taps of a button, lights began blinking, propellers started to swirl, and a tiny camera set about studying my face. All I had to do was release the miniature drone from my grip and it was instantly airborne.

New details about Russia’s 2016 influence…

The Washington Post reports Russia planted fake documents to influence the FBI and may have duped James Comey into coming forward during the presidential election.

Costa: Kushner is the Trump whisperer

How does the FBI inquiry on Kushner impact the Trump White House and Family? Robert Costa of the Washington Post says the White House is under siege with questions they can't answer.

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Graham: New FBI Director Should Be an FBI Agent

Missed MTP? Catch highlights from our interviews in this week's #ComPRESSed

These Are the Best Beaches in the United States

Dr. Beach rates the best beaches in the United States every year. Here is the 2017 list. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.

GOP focus on lowering health premiums may…

Republicans want lower premiums, but quality health insurance doesn't come cheap

Coroner: Cause of doctor's death in jail undetermined

A coroner says the cause of death could not be determined for a Pennsylvania doctor who died in jail

Japan: better data, false dawn?

Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.3 percent in April from a year earlier to mark a fourth straight month of increases. Could, though, these and other signals in the economy be a false dawn? David Pollard reports.

The Latest: Germany not a fan of US bilateral…

Germany is rejecting U.S. suggestions that bilateral deals might be possible between the U.S. and European Union members

South Carolina man awarded nearly $20K after pit bull attack

A South Carolina woman has been ordered to pay nearly $20,000 to a man who was attacked by her pit bull

Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election Despite…

The Republican candidate won a seat in the House of Representatives.

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Utah law that could send online bullies to jail…

An unusual law in Utah aimed at combatting cyber harassment by allowing authorities to send online bullies to jail has support from police, schools and other groups

Pound for pound, Dillard University is a physics…

Small Dillard University graduating more black women in physics than many of its larger counterparts