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Arkansas to evaluate river sinkhole where kayaker…

Arkansas has hired a consultant to evaluate a stretch of river where a kayaker was dragged to his death when a rare sinkhole created a whirlpool

Oklahoma veteran given $15,000 in lawn equipment…

A veteran in Oklahoma whose life and business were disrupted when his lawn equipment was stolen no longer needs to face acres of grass using a push mower

Dick Leitsch, gay activist who led 'sip-in,' dies…

A pioneering gay activist who led a 1966 "sip-in" at a New York City bar has died at the age of 83. Dick Leitsch (LIGHTSH) died Friday at a hospice in Manhattan

Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in…

Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup

The State With the Most Psychopaths

Surprise, surprise: The place home to the most psychopaths in the US is Washington, DC. By far. That's according to new research out of Southern Methodist University. The survey doesn't count actual diagnoses but extrapolates from earlier research on the distribution of the "big five" personality traits (extraversion, neuroticism, agreeableness,...

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Thousands march for 'people's vote' on Brexit

Demonstrators walked through London on the second anniversary of the Brexit vote.

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.

Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia…

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump

Cop Pulls Over Daughter's Boyfriend, Bad Things Happen

An Ohio police officer was fired for pulling over his daughter's boyfriend and detaining the young man in his squad car, Fox 8 reports. "You can get out. For what? You're going to jail. For what? Get out. For what? Have a seat in my car. We'll make (BEEP) up...

Cause of Iowa derailment, oil spill amount still…

Crews are working to clean up a BNSF oil train derailment in Iowa that dumped crude into floodwaters, while officials seek to get a handle on the extent of the spill and its cause

Wisconsin man headed to Arizona for new trial in son's death

A Wisconsin man will voluntarily return to Arizona to be re-tried on allegations he killed his son in 2004

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This Mosquito-Borne Virus Was Found In A Human…

The virus was discovered in the 1960s.

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

US House candidate who beat Sanford seriously…

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

Donut Store Sign: Report on Workers Who Don't Use…

Media attention and Twitter rage have apparently inspired Dunkin' Donuts to remove a sign from a Baltimore location, the Baltimore Sun reports. Posted at the West 41st Street location, the sign urged customers to report on workers who yell in foreign languages. "If you hear any of our staff SHOUTING...

Latino leaders question Census head over…

Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose

Egypt officer who thought to break Israeli Bar Lev line dies

Egypt's state-owned media says the army officer credited with the idea to destroy the Bar Lev line on the Suez Canal's eastern bank during the 1973 Arab Israeli war has died

The Latest: Latino leaders oppose Census citizenship query

Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose

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Panicked crowds after Ethiopia blast

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