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3 dead, more than 1,000 rescued in La. floods

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 18:35

Severe flooding across central and southern Louisiana led the governor to declare a state of emergency.

Phelps caps legendary Olympic career with gold

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 18:17

In what he says was his final Olympic race, Michael Phelps helped the Americans win gold in the 4x100 medley relay.

Imam fatally shot after leaving NYC mosque

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 16:40

Police say Maulama Akonjee and his associate, Tharam Uddin, were shot in the back of the head in a brazen daylight attack.

Swiss train attacker, victim die of injuries

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 16:24

The 27-year old man who carried out a stabbing and arson assault took the life of a 34-year-old woman, police say.

Who are Trump voters? A new portrait emerges

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 11:39

A new Gallup survey provides the most detailed portrait to date of the Republican nominee’s supporters.

ISIS frees hundreds of 'human shields'

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 09:47

Jihadists have released hundreds of civilians while fleeing a crumbling stronghold in northern Syria.

Tamir Rice gazebo could become a symbol

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 07:01

The gazebo where Rice was killed will be saved to possibly become a symbol of the Black Lives Matter movement.

GOP could be near breaking point with Trump

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 06:41

Republicans devoted to electing GOP candidates say they believe the White House already may be lost.

Marine Corps turns enlistment push to women

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 04:58

Recruiters are targeting a specific group to find candidates that meet the force's rigorous physical standards.

Cubans herald landmark day for Fidel Castro

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 00:14

The 90th birthday of retired leader Fidel Castro is accompanied by salsa music, colorful floats, fireworks, and dancers.

Phelps stunned by Singapore's Schooling in Rio

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 18:04

Joseph Schooling pulled off the upset of the Rio Olympics, defeating Michael Phelps and earning the gold in the 100-meter butterfly.

Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting unrest

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 11:53

The international community seeks to ease tensions after the two sides ramp up security around the Crimean peninsula.

Trump is tapping into ‘darkest prejudices’

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 10:24

Evan McMullin, who’s making an independent presidential bid, says Trump knows nothing about protecting America.

Rape victim’s powerful plea

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 09:22

A Colorado woman’s statement evokes the case of the former Stanford swimmer who received six months in jail for rape.

Books on Obama's vacation reading list

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 09:13

The president shares the novels he'll be perusing during his family's stay in Martha's Vineyard.

Latino defections could be key for Clinton

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 08:59

Dozens of Republicans — including three former Cabinet secretaries — have ditched their party to endorse the Democratic nominee.

'Walmart moms' a critical vote in 2016

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 08:55

The group is defined by pollsters as voters who have kids under 18 and a household income around the nationwide average.

Being president would cost Clinton millions

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 08:44

Her family’s income already dropped by almost two-thirds after she announced her run for president in 2015.

Hillary Clinton releases tax filings

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 08:44

The Democratic presidential nominee and her running mate follow through on a pledge to release their latest returns.

Stunning Perseid meteor shower lights up sky

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 05:55

The night sky is lighting up for the annual spectacle when Earth passes through the debris left behind by an ancient comet.