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Texas governor supports 2 small gun rules after…

Governor meets with gun groups in wake of Texas school shooting that killed 10

New York City to consider ban on plastic straws

Plastic straws and stirrers could soon be banned in bars, restaurants and coffee shops in New York City

Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle…

Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness

The Latest: White House team off to Singapore for…

A White House team is heading to Singapore to work on logistics for President Donald Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Among 10 Things to Know: Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'; NFL owners approve policy aimed at quelling firestorm over anthem protests; Yulia Skripal says recovery from poisoning 'slow, painful.'

Viewpoint: Is Trump playing into Kim Jong-un's…

North Korea expert Jean Lee describes the best possible outcome of a summit with Kim Jong-un.

Four Teens Charged As Adults In Death of Maryland…

Four teenagers have been charged as adults in the death of police officer, Amy Caprio.

Just Standing Near a BBQ Grill May Increase…

A newly published study says skin absorbs cancer causing compounds that are released by barbecue grills.

California's Feinstein drops support for death…

California U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she no longer supports the death penalty

Tennessee Parole Board divided over release in…

The Tennessee Board of Parole is divided on whether to release a woman serving a life sentence for killing a man when she was a 16-year-old prostitute

Wall Street gains on Fed's moderate approach to…

Wall Street made small gains Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve suggested higher inflation may not result in faster interest rate hikes. Fred Katayama reports.

Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at…

Congress delivered a victory to President Donald Trump by expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system

More than $8M awarded to victim of cult in trafficking case

More than $8 million has been awarded to a woman who alleged that the spiritual leader of a cult forced her to work without pay for a decade

Today's Moms Are Older, More Educated And Bucking…

They're also more likely to be single.

Uber ends self-driving program in Arizona after…

Uber's self-driving cars won't return to streets of Arizona following crash that killed woman crossing a darkened street

The Latest: Brother contacts police after Vegas…

Las Vegas police received a call five days after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history from a brother of the gunman

After mass shootings, NRA pins blame on familiar…

From the design of school buildings to video games, here's what the gun lobby says leads to school shootings

Feds charge California man, 2 gamers in deadly…

Federal prosecutors have indicted two online gamers and the California man accused of making the hoax calls that led a police officer to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas.

Saddam's Superyacht Gets a New Use

Saddam Hussein's swanky superyacht , built for the Iraqi dictator in 1981 but never actually boarded by him, has a new use: It's a sailors' hotel, to be used by the sea pilots who guide shipping in and out of Iraq's port at Basra, many of whom live far from the...

Family rejoices at finding of soldier's World War II plane

When Tom Kelly's relatives got word that his World War II B-24 bomber had finally been found, a wave of exhilaration and grief washed over them