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Venezuela diplomat says he resigned to protest…

Venezuelan diplomat Isaias Medina says he resigned because of the systematic persecution of civilians, "state terrorism" and violations of the constitution by President Nicolas Maduro's government

Ohio veteran can keep ducks to relieve PTSD…

An Ohio veteran who sought to defy local law and keep pet ducks, that he says help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, can now keep them

Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Found Dead

The Grammy-winning artist was found dead July 20 in a California home.

California fire's growth is stunted, but 50 homes…

A wildfire in California's Gold Rush country is barely growing after days of explosive expansion, but officials have revealed the destruction of 50 homes.

Homeland security secretary says ports a…

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says security at the nation's ports is a top priority to preventing terrorism

10 Things to Know for Friday

Among 10 Things to Know Friday: OJ goes free, Sessions stays, McCain's not silent

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O.J. Simpson Will Get Out Of Prison Early

On Thursday, the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners decided Simpson will get out of prison early.

Ex-Florida escort to be sentenced for trying to hire hit man

A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband could get up to 20 years in prison at her sentencing hearing

Chief: Death of Australian woman 'should not have…

Minneapolis police chief says fatal shooting of Australian woman by officer responding to her 911 call 'should not have happened'

Man, boy rescued from fiery crash in southern…

An unidentified man and a juvenile are hospitalized after being rescued from a car that slammed into a light pole in southern Illinois and burst into flames.

Tweets Praise Reporter For Streaming 'Off-Camera…

Ksenija Pavlovic used the Periscope app to stream live audio from Wednesday's briefing with deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

US warns South Sudan's leaders that they risk US support

The United States is warning leaders in war-torn South Sudan that they risk losing US support if they don't participate in a high-level forum and stick to deadlines for a cease-fire and political process

Family almost didn't go to creek before flooding…

Mother Nature ravaged an extended family in mere seconds after they went to a popular Arizona swimming hole to celebrate a birthday

White supremacist gets 65 years for killing black…

Northern Indiana judge sentences avowed white supremacist to 65 years in prison for fatal stabbing of man he confessed to committing because the victim was black

Baltimore Officer's Body Cam Video Creates Doubts…

Defense attorneys argue recently released police body cam footage shows an officer planting drugs at a crime scene earlier this year.

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California fire officials say a wildfire west of Yosemite National Park has destroyed 99 structures, 50 of them homes

California fire officials say a wildfire west of Yosemite National Park has destroyed 99 structures, 50 of them homes

Prosecutor seeks judge's order for congressman's…

A Montana county prosecutor is asking a judge to require U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte to be fingerprinted and photographed in connection with an assault of a reporter a day before the Republican's election in May

US buildings, NFL stadium check panels amid fears…

The same aluminum panels covering London's Grenfell Tower are listed in a U.S. company's brochure as adding a "stunning visual effect" to an NFL stadium and a 33-story Baltimore hotel. Learning what other U.S. buildings might sport the panels is not easy.

Senate Panels Scheduled To Hear From Kushner…

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, Donald Trump Jr. and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort are scheduled to testify next week.

UC Berkeley offers to waive venue fee for right-wing speaker

University of California, Berkeley officials now say they're offering to waive a venue fee for former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro to speak on campus on the date Berkeley College Republicans requested

No foul play: Burundi robotics teens likely meant…

Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after traveling to Washington for an international competition

Layoffs begin at Carrier plant that drew Trump's…

More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers are working their final day at the company's Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew criticism last year from then-presidential candidate Donald Trump

More For-Profit Schools Are Closing Because Of…

Because of lawsuits and regulations, for-profit schools have fallen by 17 percent since 2012.

The Latest: Berkeley offers to waive venue fee for speaker

University of California, Berkeley officials offer to waive venue fee for former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro to speak at a campus venue on the date proposed by a Republican student group

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Suspect pleads not guilty in kidnapping of…

A 28-year-old man charged in the abduction of a University of Illinois scholar from China has pleaded not guilty to the charges

Counter-protest leader denies assaults in…

The attorney for a prominent San Francisco Bay Area anti-fascist leader is denying that her client committed assault or incited a riot at California's state Capitol last year

Ex-Employee Testified Martin Shkreli Vowed To…

Shkreli allegedly wrote in a letter to his employee's wife, "I hope to see you and your four children homeless."