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National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong…

A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape

The Latest: Tropical Storm Kirk moving west…

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Kirk is continuing to move west across the eastern Atlantic but does not currently pose any threat to land

Christine Blasey Ford Will Testify About Sexual…

After days of negotiations, the woman who accused Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her has agreed to testify before Congress.

Ole Miss: Donor wants his name removed after 'racial' post

The University of Mississippi says a donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university's journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone."

Judge: California child can take cannabis drug to…

A judge says a California kindergartner can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school

Storms dump record rain in Oklahoma and cause…

A storm system has dumped record amounts of rain in parts of Oklahoma and caused flooding in Texas, including in the Dallas area, where floodwaters swept a man from a bridge to his death

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Floodwaters Breach Power Plant's Dam, Raise Coal…

Coal ash is a toxic byproduct created by burning coal. It contains mercury, arsenic and other heavy metals.

NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal…

Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River

Campaign calls on Hawaii island tourists to be…

The Big Island visitors bureau and Hawaii County have launched a campaign that aims to create a more conscientious tourism industry on the Big Island

The Latest: Warehouse shooting victim had new…

One of the victims killed in a shooting at a Maryland warehouse had a new job and a new wife

Pope Accepts Resignation Of 2 More Chilean…

That means a total of seven bishops in the country have stepped down this year during an investigation into widespread sexual abuse in the church.

11-year-old becomes fourth fatal victim in domestic shooting

Police in Maryland say an 11-year-old girl has become the fourth member of her family to die from a shooting rampage by her father

World leaders gather at UN under threat from…

With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle problems together as a community of nations ranging from Mideast conflicts to global warming

Tribal members settle abuse cases against Mormon…

A lawyer says four Native Americans who claimed they were sexually abused while enrolled in a now-defunct Mormon church foster program decades ago have filed paperwork to dismiss their cases after reaching financial settlements

Why The Trump Administration Changed The US…

One of the main goals of the new plan was to encourage more collaborative biodefense efforts between the public and private spheres.

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Man killed when car crashes during race in Louisiana

A North Carolina man driving more than 200 mph has been killed after his vehicle crashed during a race Saturday at NOLA Motorsports Park

Parents face tougher rules to get immigrant…

Fearful immigrant families hoping to reunite with children and teenagers who crossed the border alone are facing an intimidating system that includes submitting fingerprints by all adults in the household where a migrant child will live

Some Democrats warn of dangers of election…

Six weeks before Election Day, a growing number of Democrats are increasingly confident in the party's quest to seize control of at least one chamber of Congress

North Carolina Farmers Brace For Florence Recovery

Small farm owners are concerned about what a slow recovery could mean for business.

Columbia Gas to cover losses related to gas disaster

Authorities say Columbia Gas has agreed to compensate its customers for all losses related to a gas disaster in Massachusetts' Merrimack Valley

Historic WWII raid lives on with Doolittle…

The last surviving Doolittle Tokyo Raider is still telling his World War II stories, and he enjoys hearing new ones passed down to younger generations

Retrial set for man accused in woman's burning…

A second trial is set to begin Tuesday on charges that man set a Mississippi woman on fire, leading to her death

Christine Blasey Ford's Treatment May Impact…

Sexual assault survivors will be watching how Ford is treated, and one expert says it may determine whether they speak out or not.

US lawmakers scuttle plan to limit airline change fees

Lawmakers have scuttled a plan to limit airline change fees as bill deadline looms

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Police beef up security for UN gathering, Trump…

Authorities in New York City are facing an epic security and logistical challenge with the coming arrival of President Donald Trump and other world leaders for the United Nations General Assembly

Serial Rape Suspect Arrested After 27 Years

It's taken nearly three decades, but California authorities think they've finally nabbed the "NorCal Rapist." At a Friday presser, Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn and Sacramento County DA Anne Marie Schubert said Roy Charles Waller, 58, was arrested Thursday as he showed up to work at UC Berkeley, per the...

NYPD Training For Nerve Agent Attacks At UN…

Officials said there's no specific threat, but they want to be prepared in the wake of an attack on a former Russian spy in the U.K.