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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

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

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Paid leave for domestic abuse victims - Labour

Shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler says the policy will tackle the "hidden killer" of domestic violence.

At Least 5 People, Including 3 Infants, Stabbed…

Three infants and two adults were the victims of a stabbing at a maternity center in Queens, New York.

Accio Chocolate! These Harry Potter-inspired…

Just in time for Halloween, the makers of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans are introducing a line of Harry Potter candies! Nathan Rousseau Smith dives in.

Pope to honor victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes…

Pope Francis is paying tribute to the Lithuanians who suffered and died during Soviet and Nazi occupation on the day the country remembers the near extermination of its centuries-old Jewish community during the Holocaust

State of the art: can robots be Rembrandts?

A French collective of artist-entrepreneurs are creating fine art using a computer algorithm, with one of their creations to be auctioned by Christie's. Lucy Fielder reports.

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.

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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

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

Are temporary tattoos a sell-out?

As temporary tattoos grow in popularity, some wonder if the trend stems from a fear of commitment.

Are Pistachios Healthy? Here's What Experts Say

Pistachios are packed with vitamins, minerals and nutrients, including beta carotene, phosphorus, vitamin B6, thiamine, potassium, magnesium and fiber.

Top Alien Creatures Who Need To Visit Earth and…

While aliens have not landed on earth yet, welcoming extraterrestrial overlords wouldn’t be the worst thing in the world. And thanks to a list by Mashable, we have the top sci-fi movie and TV character choices we’d like to see visit earth. For more on the story here is Zachary Devita.

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100 years ago, US fought its deadliest battle in…

A remembrance ceremony is taking place Sunday for the 1918 Meuse-Argonne offensive, America's deadliest battle ever that cost 26,000 lives but helped bringing an end to World War 1

China cancels U.S. trade talks: WSJ

China has canceled upcoming trade talks with the United States and will not send vice-premier Liu He to Washington next week, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources. Michelle Hennessy reports.

Vatican And China Reportedly Reach Agreement On…

If confirmed, the provisional agreement marks the end of a decadeslong diplomatic impasse between the Vatican and Beijing.