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Global shares mixed after solid earnings push…

Global shares mixed after Wall Street rally driven by healthy earnings reports from U.S. companies

Toxic PCBs linger in schools; EPA, lawmakers fail…

Tens of thousands of schools may be contaminated with toxic PCBs banned 40 years ago over concerns about cancer and other illnesses Yet EPA and Congress have failed to come up with plan, money to help schools assess risks

Musicians Hall of Fame to honor group with New…

A New Jersey-based group of former A-list session musicians that has toured together since 2012 is receiving an award

Turkish invasion sparks NATO crisis but eviction…

Turkey's invasion of northern Syria _ and the subsequent threats of sanctions and criticism brandished by fellow members of NATO over the offensive _ is on the verge of sparking a new crisis at the world's biggest military alliance

Hollywood 'fixer' Scotty Bowers dies at age 96

Scotty Bowers, a self-described Hollywood "fixer" who wrote a tell-all book about his sexual adventures, has died

Virtual reality experience of the Mayflower…

Virtual reality experience of the Mayflower Autonomous Ship

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Sanders and Warren stockpile millions more than…

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren lead the Democratic presidential primary in fundraising and have stockpiled millions more than their rivals

Wisconsin jury awards $450,000 in Sandy Hook defamation case

A jury in Wisconsin has awarded $450,000 to the father of a boy killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting after he filed a defamation lawsuit against conspiracy theorists who claimed the massacre never happened

Dutch farmers protest efforts to cut emissions…

Dutch farmers are driving their tractors in slow-moving convoys across the country - to protest their treatment by the government as it seeks to rein in carbon and nitrogen emissions

Mississippi minister accused of abusing girl 45 years ago

A former Mississippi youth minister is accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl nearly 45 years ago

12 Candidates Square Off In Ohio Democratic…

The decision to put 12 candidates on stage made it the largest primary debate in U.S. history.

Health warning lifted over fire at California oil…

Authorities have lifted shelter-in-place orders for some 12,000 people in Northern California after containment of a fire at a fuel storage facility that sent up a huge cloud of smoke

Kim rides horse on sacred peak, vows to fight US…

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to surmount U.S.-led sanctions on his country in state media reports alongside evocative propaganda images of him riding a white horse on a sacred mountain

Hong Kong, China warn of harm to US interests in…

Hong Kong leader is expressing "frustration and disappointment and regret" over steps by the U.S. Congress to support pro-democracy protesters

US charges Turkish bank with evading sanctions…

A major Turkish bank has been criminally charged in an indictment with participating in a multibillion-dollar scheme to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran

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Turkey calls on Kurdish fighters to lay arms…

Turkey's president says he won't halt its military offensive in northeast Syria, despite growing pressure and sanctions from NATO allies

Death penalty trial begins for NC inmate in prison attack

A death penalty trial has begun for the first of four North Carolina inmates accused of using scissors and hammers from a prison workshop to kill four workers and hurt eight others during a failed escape attempt

Former Thomas Cook staff back at work

Former Thomas Cook staff go back to work in their travel shops.

Debate rivals assail Warren as she joins…

The largest presidential debate field in history gave the three Democratic candidates at the top of the polls a chance to answer key questions

2 shipping companies plead guilty to hiding oil pollution

Two shipping companies incorporated in Liberia pleaded guilty in Delaware to presenting falsified documents to the U.S. Coast Guard to hide oil pollution from a cargo ship

Bank of America 3Q profits fall 19% due to charge

Bank of America 3Q profits fall 19%, largely due to one-time charge, still beating analysts' forecasts

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Debate rivals assail Elizabeth Warren as she joins Democrats' top rank; House Democrats not easing up on impeachment probe; Turkey defies NATO allies in Syria, as Russia steps in

Washington Roundup: Politicians Respond To Syria…

President Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria is proving unpopular on both sides of the aisle.

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Scrutiny of vaccine exemptions banishes some from…

Parents say that New York's crackdown on medical exemptions for student vaccines is unfairly keeping children out of school

House Democrats not easing up on their…

House Democrats are showing no signs of easing up on their fast-moving impeachment inquiry into Trump

Jury selection set to begin in landmark federal…

Jury selection is scheduled to begin in the first federal trial over the opioids epidemic