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Sister of man who killed Chinese scholar: He was…

The sister of a former University of Illinois student convicted of killing a Chinese scholar told a jury deciding whether he should be executed that he was a 'very gentle person' who never raised his voice

Making an immigration arrest requires hours of…

President Donald Trump's pledge to deport millions of immigrants in the U.S. without legal permission would be highly impractical to carry out, maybe impossible

Asian shares little changed, mixed in lackluster…

Asian shares little changed and mixed in quiet trading amid a lack of fresh market-moving news as investors looked ahead to earnings season

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'Chatgate' scandal throws Puerto Rico's governor…

Profanity-laced online chat throws Puerto Rico's governor into crisis

The Latest: Agency may move, bring jobs to 3…

A spokesman for Utah Republican Congressman Rob Bishop says Colorado, Nevada and Utah could each gain about 50 federal employees as the U.S. Bureau of Land Management shifts its headquarters and some of its workforce out of the nation's capital

Accident in Gulf could lead to war - Iran's Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tells the BBC there is a chance of conflict in the Gulf.

Today in History - Tuesday, July 16 2019

Federal probe of 'I can't breathe' death nears…

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn say they are planning a news conference on the death of Eric Garner, whose dying words "I can't breathe" became a rallying cry for the black lives matter movement

Joe Biden draws line against progressives on…

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is running as the defender of 'Obamacare' and is promising to expand it

1 dead, 15 hurt in California home gas explosion

Authorities say a gas explosion that destroyed a Southern California home has killed one person and injured more than a dozen others

Democratic Congresswomen Respond To Trump's…

All four congresswomen vowed to not let recent racist comments by President Trump distract them from their work.

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Protests flare over construction of telescope in…

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred

Ex-cop who killed 911 caller now in prison…

A former Minneapolis police officer sentenced to more than 12 years for fatally shooting a woman who called 911 to report a possible crime has been moved to a prison outside of Minnesota

Final blast of torrential rains unleashed by…

Tropical Depression Barry has spared New Orleans from catastrophic flooding, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean."

Missing Woman Found Alive in National Forest

A 60-year-old California woman who vanished, along with the family dog, from a campsite Friday has been found alive, CNN reports. Sheryl Powell's husband, Joe, had reported her missing near Bishop, close to the California-Nevada border, per NBC . He said that he left his wife for about seven minutes to...

Salvadoran accused of abortion faces retrial…

A young woman who birthed a baby into a toilet in El Salvador faces up to 30 years in prison for murder in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country's highly restrictive abortion laws

After teen is slain, photos of her corpse circulate online

A 17-year-old girl with a small social medial following in upstate New York was killed by a man she'd met recently on Instagram, who then posted photos of her corpse online

World's steepest street record bid: An uphill task

Ffordd Pen Llech has taken the record from a street in New Zealand with a gradient of more than 37%.

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Jury says Toyota must pay $16M in dealer recall lawsuit

Toyota has been ordered to pay nearly $16 million to a Southern California dealer who alleged that the company's Prius recalls didn't fix safety problems

The Latest: US probe of Garner killing nears possible end

Time is running out for federal prosecutors to take action in the 2014 death of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man heard on video crying "I can't breathe" after a white New York City police officer put him in an apparent chokehold

Mnuchin says budget deal with Pelosi is 'very…

Washington talks on debt and spending are heating up, pitting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell against hardliners in the White House