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Restless days and sleepless nights: Spelling bee…

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is a test of brain power, but it can also take a physical toll

Family: Shot Indiana student in critical, stable…

The family of a female student wounded in an Indianapolis-area middle school shooting says she is doing well

Trump Signs 3 Orders Addressing Federal Employees…

President Donald Trump signed three executive orders that essentially make it easier to fire federal union employees.

Ex-teacher gets 2 years for sending nude photo to student

A former Virginia high school teacher has been sentenced to two years in prison for sending a naked photo of himself to one of his students

Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

A storm moving slowly through the Gulf of Mexico is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, storm surges, high winds, and flash floods to the U.S. Gulf Coast this holiday weekend

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly…

Someone has paid a mint for some vintage denim in Maine

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EPA Spent Almost $3.5M On Scott Pruitt's Security…

The EPA confirmed $3.5 million in taxpayer money went to Scott Pruitt's security team in his first year on the job.

The Latest: Florida braces for Subtropical Storm Alberto

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declares state of emergency ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto

Resistance makes subtle impact even where Trump…

Anti-Trump Resistance makes subtle impact even in places where Trump is popular

Mom Miffed at 'Summa --- Laude' on Graduation Cake

Jacob Koscinski was certainly worthy of a grand graduation cake: The 18-year-old earned a 4.79 GPA in his Christian-based home-school program and is now set to head to North Carolina's Wingate University later this year on a full scholarship. But per WCIV , when partygoers got their first glimpse Saturday...

The Growing Solar Industry Lacks Diversity

Employing close to 3.4 million people worldwide, the solar energy industry is expanding — but its diversity is lacking.

Former Connecticut governor set to be released from custody

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland is set to be released from federal custody nearly a year early from his 30-month sentence for hiding his political consulting roles in two failed political campaigns

Witness: Teacher Threw Basketball at Shooter

More details are emerging from Friday's shooting at a middle school in Noblesville, Indiana, and they continue to tell a similar tale: Seventh-grade science teacher Jason Seaman likely saved lives with his quick action. Police say a male student at Noblesville West Middle School asked to be excused from class,...

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: Rafael Nadal competes at the Italian Open; SpaceX rocket launched in California; President Trump attends U.S. Naval Academy graduation.

Trump Says US And North Korea Are Still…

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis also told reporters that diplomats are still working on the summit.

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Law: Trans Connecticut inmates will be housed appropriately

Transgender inmates in Connecticut now have the legal right to be housed in prison that matches the gender with which they identify

Man arrested after driver rams into 3 on Oregon…

Authorities say a driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and getting arrested within hours of the crash

No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures…

Fears of massive wildfires force closures on federal and state land in Arizona

Why Are So Many Adults Watching Cartoons?

Cartoons are having a moment. From classics like "The Simpsons" to "BoJack Horseman," they're super popular ... with adults.

Pint-sized Rhode Island taps into regional craft beer boom

As the high renaissance of craft beer continues apace in New England, Rhode Island has struggled to keep up

Family: Virginia police shooting video raises…

The family of a young, black Virginia man who was fatally shot by police while naked and unarmed says the release of body-camera footage has brought more questions than answers

Palin's son seeks to bar media in assault…

The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court hearings after he was accused of assaulting his father last year

Parkland Families Sue Companies That Made, Sold…

The parents of Jaime Guttenberg and Alex Schachter filed a lawsuit Wednesday against American Outdoor Brands and Sunrise Tactical Supply.

Mother Who Gave Birth While in a Coma Has Died

Sharista Giles, a critically injured accident victim who gave birth while in a coma , died this week, her family reported on Facebook. “Sharista Giles gained her wings this morning,” the post said. “She has suffered for 3 1/2 years ... (and now) she can walk, talk, sing, dance, and put that...

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Police: Suspected gunman spoke online about demon…

Authorities say a Facebook page in which a man claims his television is possessed by the devil belongs to the man suspected of shooting three people at an Oklahoma City restaurant before being killed by two armed bystanders.

Father, son plead guilty to fraud involving…

A father and son have pleaded guilty to wire fraud related to an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants in a secretive sect say was part of a plan to keep money flowing into the church

2018 Hurricane Season Could Be Another Active One

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was one of the costliest seasons ever, and the 2018 season is expected to be almost as intense.