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Service resuming after 7 New York City subway…

About a third of New York City's subway lines were suspended for more than an hour during a busy, hot evening commute, stranding some passengers underground and sending others searching for ways home

Events fall as mercury rises; moon commemoration…

As temperatures rise across US, events fall, including several New York City plans

Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious…

Two Ohio counties say in new court filings that drugmakers and distributors violated regulations by shipping suspicious orders of powerful prescription opioids

Besieged Puerto Rico governor goes quiet amid…

In the Spanish colonial fortress that serves as his official residence, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is under siege

Work on old oil well may have caused California spill

Chevron says an 800,000-gallon oil spill in Central California may have started when crews tried to recap an abandoned well

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US man escapes fire by climbing down high-rise

The unidentified man was unharmed, but four others were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.

1 killed, 4 injured when Alaska flight aborted on takeoff

A Maryland man visiting Alaska with his family was killed and one of his three children was critically injured Friday after their floatplane's takeoff was aborted during takeoff

Iran's seizure of UK tanker in Gulf seen as…

Iran has seized a British-flagged oil tanker and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz, intensifying tensions with the West

The Latest: Subway suspension caused by computer failure

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a failure in the computer system that powers the signals on seven New York City subway lines caused a suspension of more than an hour on those lines

U.K. Says Iran Seized 2 Of Its Oil Tankers In The…

The U.K. says Iran captured two of its oil tankers, but a "semi-official" local outlet disputes that one of the vessels was seized at all.

Explosion at gas factory in central China kills at least 10

Authorities say the death toll has risen to 10 in a gas plant explosion in central China

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Florida sheriff to investigate Epstein's work…

A Florida sheriff has launched an internal investigation into wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein's time spent out of jail under a work release program after he was convicted of sexually abusing underage girls

Black lawmaker: White man said 'Go back where you…

An African American lawmaker in Georgia says she was verbally attacked in a supermarket by a white man who told her to "go back where you came from."

US to send asylum seekers back to dangerous part…

The U.S. government will expand its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities

Suspect in Japan anime studio arson reportedly…

The man suspected of setting the deadly fire at Kyoto Animation reportedly had grudge against the studio

Florida woman accused of assault over pizza slice

Authorities have arrested a woman in Florida who they say tried to attack another woman with a knife when she was denied a slice of pizza

Minnesota crowd welcomes home Ilhan Omar

The congresswoman returned to her home state and was met with "welcome home" chants and signs.

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Power station fires knock out service on hot day…

Fires at two transmission substations in Wisconsin's capital knocked out power to more than thousands of customers on a sweltering day, sending plumes of smoke into the air and leading the governor to declare a state of emergency

Federal judge upholds a Trump alternative to 'Obamacare'

Federal judge upholds short-term health insurance, a Trump alternative to 'Obamacare'