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US House candidate who beat Sanford seriously…

A spokesman for a South Carolina lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid says she has been seriously injured in a car wreck

Major New York-area traffic bottleneck about to…

An estimated two-and-a-half-year rehabilitation project figures to play havoc with the already congested approach to the Lincoln Tunnel into New York

Far from Southwest, children of workplace raids await fate

Workplace immigration raids leave US-born children of immigrants with uncertain fate

1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's…

1 dead after blast at huge Ethiopia rally for reformist new PM; a 'well-orchestrated attack'

New Hampshire prep school settles with abused former student

An elite New Hampshire prep school has agreed to a legal settlement with a former student who was sexually abused in the 1970s

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Panicked crowds after Ethiopia blast

The BBC's team at the rally capture the confused aftermath of the explosion.

Why Bringing Your Dog to Work Can Be Great for…

Dogs in the workplace provide more social support for employees, as well as more opportunities for coworkers to interact in a positive setting, according to a number of studies.

Bill Gates Donates $4M for Gene-Altered…

Bill Gates latest effort to curb the spread of malaria involves genetically altered mosquitoes with a license to kill. Tony Spitz has the details.

Some House candidates in redrawn district don't live there

In the crowded and competitive race for Maryland's only open congressional seat, some of the better known candidates don't actually live in the district and they blame the lingering effects of partisan gerrymandering for that

Online sellers consider how to comply with sales…

While this past week's Supreme Court sales tax ruling will create more obligations and expenses for many small online retailers, owners are already thinking about how they'll comply

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Small shops get hit with Supreme Court ruling

Complying with a Supreme Court ruling that forces online retailers to collect sales tax will be a heavy burden for smaller e-commerce businesses. Roselle Chen reports.

From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war…

From boat builders to farmers, a US-led brawl with its trading partners begins to spread pain

The Latest: US House candidate in SC in hospital for 2 weeks

The campaign manager for the Republican who beat U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid says she will likely be hospitalized for two weeks after a car crash

DHS, HHS Trying To Reunite Parents And Kids…

Earlier this week, DHS officials said at least 2,300 kids were separated from their family members under the "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track…

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones

Surprising Tweet Follows Lawsuit From Buzz Aldrin

The first sign something was amiss in Buzz Aldrin's world came Monday, when a tweet was sent out via the Twitter account the famed Apollo 11 astronaut hasn't used much in recent weeks. "Hey Twittersphere, pls RT @buzzs_xtina was terminated and does NOT represent Buzz Aldrin in ANY capacity," the...

UN Calls Trump's Move on Border Separations a Fail

The United Nations had already called the separations of immigrant children from their parents at the US border "arbitrary and unlawful," and now the intergovernmental group is labeling them something else: possible torture. Per the Independent , the UN's human rights arm issued a statement Friday noting that the executive order...

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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: People rescue man trapped in car in flooded Illinois parking lot; boy takes part in Day of the African Child celebrations in Zimbabwe; couple embrace while riding subway escalator in Moscow.

Blast as Zimbabwe president campaigns; Mnangagwa not hurt

Blast as Zimbabwe president campaigns in opposition city; Mnangagwa reportedly unhurt

Conservative George Will's Push: Vote Dems in Midterms

George Will quit the Republican Party two years ago due to Donald Trump's candidacy. Now the conservative columnist is pushing a new strategy: to topple the GOP in the midterms. In a Washington Post op-ed with the explicit title "Vote Against the GOP in November," Will cites the recent separations...