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Judge appears skeptical of Trump suit against…

A U.S. judge appeared skeptical of some of the Trump administration's key arguments for seeking to block three California laws intended to protect immigrants, questioning the scope of federal power over immigration during a lengthy court hearing

Charlottesville Organizer Plans 'White Civil…

Police in Washington, DC are going to be busy on Aug. 11 and 12: The National Park Service has given initial approval for Jason Kessler, organizer of last year's deadly "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, to hold rallies to mark the anniversary of the Virginia event, WSET reports. The...

California court hears tales of shackled, starved…

A judge deciding whether a California couple should face trial on charges of child abuse has heard a chilling 911 call from a teenager and viewed photographs of the girl's two sisters shackled to beds

New Zealand leader welcomes newborn girl 'to our…

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gives birth to daughter, posts message saying 'Welcome to our village wee one'

Defense: preserve most evidence in Florida school…

Defense attorneys for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz are asking a judge to order investigators to preserve most evidence in the case, except for the building where the Valentine's Day massacre took place

Iran World Cup match a first for women

Hundreds of Iranian women watched their first men's football match in a stadium last night.

President Trump Promotes 'Tough' Immigration…

Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally Wednesday to defend his hard-line immigration policies

Pudding Sent into Space Gone Missing

Students from S. Anselm’s Preparatory school in England launched a classic Bakewell pudding into space... and now it’s missing! Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

China says US swinging 'big stick' of unfair…

China has accused the U.S. of using pressure tactics and blackmail in its threats to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports

Asian stocks mostly up despite underlying…

Asian shares are mostly up due to fading concerns of a possible trade war since a US tariff threat against China so far hasn't materialized

Nasdaq rises to record high

A rally in tech and consumer discretionary stocks lifted the Nasdaq to a record high. But as Fred Katayama reports, trade concerns hemmed in the Dow.

Malaysia to go ahead with skyscraper despite stolen funds

Malaysia's government says it will not cancel a mega financial district being developed in Kuala Lumpur even though $747 million from the project has been misappropriated by the 1MDB state fund set up by former premier Najib Razak

Fashion designer Kate Spade to be buried in…

Fashion designer Kate Spade is being buried in Kansas City, where she was born

What Trump's Family Separation Executive Order…

President Donald Trump signed at executive order Wednesday aimed at keeping migrant families together after they cross the U.S. border illegally.

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs

Jurors in Mafia boss trial to start 3rd day of…

Jurors are heading back to federal court for a third day of deliberations in the case against a former New England Mafia boss charged with killing a nightclub owner more than two decades ago

Sailors honor Pearl Harbor survivor during 1 last…

A Pearl Harbor survivor has said what could be his final goodbye to the site where thousands of fellow sailors and Marines died nearly eight decades ago

Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing…

Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home

Japan to cancel evacuation drills for NKorean…

Japan plans to suspend the civilian evacuation drills it started last year while North Korea was repeatedly test-firing missiles near and over Japanese islands

Child safety group issuing annual list of unsafe summer toys

A Boston-based consumer watchdog group is issuing its annual summer safety report flagging toys it says pose a danger to children