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Southern Plains drought continues stress on crops, rangeland

Lack of rainfall and above-average temperatures are prolonging the drought conditions that have stressed crops and rangelands and placed new pressures on groundwater sources in the Southern Plains

Police officer's son pleads guilty to terrorist…

A Boston police captain's son has pleaded guilty to plotting a terrorist attack on a college campus to support the Islamic State group

Whopper walleye breaks state's longest-standing…

North Dakota's longest-standing fish record has fallen after an angler hauled in a 15-pound, 13-ounce walleye

Nurse dead in Congo as Ebola vaccination campaign…

Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the town in the country's northwest where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign

Oregon high school faces hearing for anti-gay discrimination

A coastal Oregon high school is facing anti-gay discrimination allegations as the Oregon Department of Education is planning a hearing and may impose sanctions

Manchester bomb: Survivors' choir

A group of survivors from the Manchester attack have formed a choir to help them cope with the trauma.

See Lava From Hawaii's Volcano Spew Into the…

A cloud of noxious gases, glass particles and a lava haze known as "laze" is affecting Hawaii after lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano flowed into the Pacific Ocean

The Hunt for the Loch Ness Monster isn't Over Yet…

As technology improves, so does the hunt for the Loch Ness monster. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

Trump praises new CIA director

President Donald Trump praised new CIA Director Gina Haspel at her swearing-in ceremony Monday, saying there was "no one in this country better qualified" for the job

Police: 9-year-old boy finds gun, shoots 8-year-old cousin

Police in Ohio say a 9-year-old boy shot and critically wounded his 8-year-old cousin with a handgun he found in a kitchen cupboard while getting snacks

Boomtown New Zealand pushes residents to…

Tens of thousands of New Zealanders in boom towns are sleeping rough as they can no longer afford the rocketing rents in a flourishing economy.

Restaurant group negotiating to buy out Mario…

The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says amid sexual misconduct allegations that it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef

Man admits to hate crimes in Kansas bar shooting

A Kansas man who's already serving a life sentence for killing one Indian immigrant and wounding another in a suburban Kansas City bar has pleaded guilty to three federal hate-crime charges

Bill Richardson: The Strategies And Pitfalls Of…

The former governor of New Mexico and ambassador to the UN has negotiated with North Korea before. He says quick solutions will be difficult to find.

UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.

Woman to Detroit-area body parts broker: 'Burn in…

A woman who says her late father's head ended up in the Detroit warehouse of a body parts broker has confronted the man in court, telling him to "burn in hell."

Hundreds turn up at 'BBQing While Black' event in…

Hundreds of people gathered for weekend cookout dubbed "BBQing While Black," in the latest response to a white woman's now infamous call to police to report African Americans barbecuing at a public park in Oakland

Suspect charged after California explosion due in…

A Southern California man who was arrested on an explosives charge after a blast killed his former girlfriend last week at her day spa is scheduled to appear in court

LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like…

Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church