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Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings…

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.

Chicago teachers strike, say issue simple: 'It's…

Chicago teachers are on strike after failing to reach a contract deal with the nation's third-largest school district

Solid earnings, Britain-Europe deal push US…

A round of solid corporate earnings and a breakthrough in negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union put investors in a buying mood.

Placido Domingo's European cultural award delayed

Placido Domingo will not receive a European cultural award this weekend in Vienna as previously announced

Los Angeles Times, newsroom union reach tentative agreement

A tentative three-year labor agreement has been reached between the Los Angeles Times and a guild representing about 475 members of its newsroom staff

‘Turkey is not afraid of US sanctions threat’

Security is a greater priority than the threat of US sanctions, says Turkey's foreign minister.

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US delegation arrives for meeting with Turkey's…

US delegation arrives for meetings with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on an improbable mission to push for a cease-fire in northern Syria

The Latest: Jury selection resumes for opioid…

Jury selection for a major trial on the toll of opioids has resumed even as major drug distributors and manufacturers press for a settlement of thousands of claims against them

Europe's specialty food makers brace for US…

European producers of premium specialty agricultural products like French wine and Italian Parmesan are facing a U.S. tariff hike due Friday with trepidation.

Coast Guard seizes $92M of cocaine, brings it to San Diego

An estimated $92 million worth of cocaine seized by the U.S. Coast Guard in the Eastern Pacific has been brought to San Diego

Library exhibit offers glimpse into Salinger's…

A new exhibit opening this week offers a glimpse into the life and work of J.D. Salinger and features early drafts of 'The Catcher in the Rye,' 'Franny and Zooey'

Prosecutor misconduct alleged in Jodi Arias…

A lawyer for Jodi Arias is expected to argue that there was prosecutor misconduct during her murder trial and that a judge failed to control media coverage of the high-profile case

APNewsBreak: Billionaire governor's family farms…

A family business of West Virginia's billionaire governor has maxed out a taxpayer-funded subsidy program meant to help farmers through the U.S. trade war with China

German official condemns violent protests at Kurdish rallies

A senior German security official has condemned violence during protests by Kurds in Germany against Turkey's military operation in northeastern Syria

Wisconsin school guard fired for repeating racial slur

A black security guard at a Wisconsin high school says he was fired after a student used a racial slur and he repeated the word when he told the teen not to use it

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On point: 'I know how powerful representation is'

Rising star of English ballet Precious Adams on unwittingly opening up a debate around colourism.

Veteran Democrat Maloney to take over Cummings panel for now

A veteran House Democrat from New York City will for now take over the House committee that the late Rep. Elijah Cummings has chaired

GM strike pushed US factory output down 0.5% in…

Striking GM workers led US factory output to tumble 0.5% in September

NYPD makes arrest in mass shooting that killed 1…

New York City police have made an arrest in a community festival shooting that left one person dead and 11 wounded this summer

Detectives across US grill serial killer, close…

Instructions for interviewing serial killer Samuel Little: Keep him talking, don't interrupt him and, no matter what, don't ask why he killed his victims

US home construction fell 9.4% last month

US home building fell 9.4% in September as apartment construction plummeted

Global shares rally on tentative Brexit deal

Global markets are up after Britain and the European agreed on an outline Brexit deal after days of intense negotiations

Kurdish commander: Trump OK'd deal with Moscow…

The commander of the Syrian Kurdish-led forces says US President Donald Trump did not oppose a deal his group made with Russia and the Syrian government to protect against a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria

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Georgia city wants curbs on medical sterilization factory

A Georgia city has asked a sterilization facility to temporarily stop work over air quality tests that show elevated levels of a carcinogen that leaked from the facility last month

How plastic bags were supposed to help the planet

Family of inventor says they were designed to be reused to stop trees from being destroyed.

US envoy key to Ukraine probe distances himself…

Ambassador Gordon Sondland distances himself from President Donald Trump, plans to tell lawmakers he was disappointed Trump directed him to work with Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy