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Ex-priest who abused child allowed access to…

Chicago Public Schools letters obtained by The Associated Press show the district permitted a former Roman Catholic priest access to its schools for months despite knowing he resigned from the priesthood in a sexual abuse case

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Trump order sows confusion on…

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Trump's executive order sows confusion along US-Mexico border

South Texas officials survey flood damage, some…

Authorities in far South Texas are surveying the damage to homes, businesses and roads from flooding this week, while some areas are still bracing as runoff causes flooding

UN puts together a 'Youth World Cup' in New York

While the World Cup plays out in Russia, dozens of New York City children are set to play in a U.N.-sponsored youth version of the global soccer tournament

Oldest member of corrupt Baltimore police unit…

The most veteran member of a deeply corrupt Baltimore police unit has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison

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Terror survivor: 'We've had no support…

Shirley Church, survivor of the 2015 Tunisia attack, wants a government fund for all terror survivors

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.

Michigan State approves $500 million bond for…

Michigan State University's governing board rejected an effort to oust the school's interim president as trustees met to discuss how to pay for a $500 million settlement with Larry Nassar's victims

Texas Tech condemns racist remarks students allegedly posted

Texas Tech University leaders have condemned racist online comments allegedly posted by several students calling for attacking immigrants and building a border wall

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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.

Teens arrested in fatal shooting of girl, 9, sitting in car

Authorities in Cleveland say two 17-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man have been arrested in the death of a 9-year-old girl struck by an errant gunshot during an exchange of fire nearby

'Rocky IV' Was Very Political — Will 'Cre…

"Rocky IV" was a political allegory about U.S.-Russia relations. "Creed II" is bringing back the Russian characters.

Reality Winner Makes Plea, Mother 'Disagrees…

More than a year after her arrest, Reality Leigh Winner is pleading guilty. The former NSA contractor—who allegedly supplied the media with secret intel on Russians hacking US voting systems—planned to enter her plea agreement Friday in federal court, Engadget reports. "I do know that she has always...

Journalists tour center for migrant children in…

US officials provided a glimpse Friday into a South Florida facility housing more than 1,000 teen-age migrant children as part of an effort to dispel any suggestions that any kids are being mistreated

Crude oil leaks into floodwaters after train…

Authorities say crude oil is leaking from one or more of 31 tanker cars that have derailed in northwest Iowa

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Ex-New England Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank' guilty…

An 84-year-old former New England Mafia boss has been convicted of killing a nightclub owner more than two decades ago

Her Pleasant Beach Jog Turns Into 2-Week Nightmare

The border between the US and Canada is the longest in the world, and it's not always well marked, points out the Bellingham Herald in Washington state. For proof, just ask 19-year-old Cedella Roman, who went out for a jog on the beach in British Columbia, inadvertently crossed into the...

Police: Bear mauling official cause of Alaska man…

Police in Alaska's largest city say a bear mauling was the official cause of a missing hiker's death