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Insider Q&A: Allergan CEO on impact of limiting…

Allergan CEO Brent Saunders says company pledge to limit annual drug price increases will boost innovation, aid patients

Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess…

A longtime neighbor says a suburban Kansas City man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar was a heavy drinker who became a "drunken mess" after his father died

Why these Obama voters went for Trump

A report from the Centers for Disease Control shows that drug overdoses more than doubled across the US since 1999. A sociologist at Penn State University found a link between the spike in overdoses and the disillusionment that motivated many voters to cast their ballots for Donald Trump.

Democrats Vote For Tom Perez To Make Their Party…

Democrats voted 235-200 to make Tom Perez head of the Democratic National Committee.

DWI suspected in crash that hurt 28 at New…

Police say a man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans is being investigated for driving while intoxicated

Trump administration blocks changes on coal…

The Interior Department has put on hold changes to how it values coal extracted from public lands after mining companies sued in federal court to challenge the rules

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Border agents ask Muhammad Ali's son: 'Are you…

The wife and son of the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali may sue immigration officials who questioned their religion

Pence: Anti-Semitism has no place in US

Vice President Mike Pence delivered an ode to the Republican Jewish establishment that once was deeply skeptical of his boss.

This Artist Challenges Perception With Ordinary…

Willie Cole is known for transforming everyday objects like high heels, steam irons and ironing boards.

New Orleans police chief says one person in custody after vehicle plows into parade crowd; terrorism not suspected

New Orleans police chief says one person in custody after vehicle plows into parade crowd; terrorism not suspected

Warren Buffett sticks to business, avoids…

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett reiterated his rosy long-term outlook for the U.S. economy and his distaste for high Wall Street fees in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that always draws a big audience

Democrats, GOP spar over Medicaid reform at govs…

Partisan tensions over health care were in full view at Saturday's meeting of the National Governors Association

Police: Indiana victim filmed suspect

One of two Indiana teens found dead on a hiking trail last week had taken cell phone video of a man that police believe is a suspect in their double homicide, law enforcement officials said.

California Is Nearly Drought-Free — A Huge Chan…

The state is seeing its lowest drought numbers since 2011.

Police: Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 12 hurt

Police say 12 people were injured when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans

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Large sewage spill in Tijuana, Mexico, flows…

Officials in California are crying foul after more than 140 million gallons of raw sewage spilled into the Tijuana River in Mexico and flowed into the U.S. for more than two weeks

Final cleanup begins at Dakota Access pipeline…

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved into the evacuated Dakota Access pipeline protest camp to finish a cleanup effort started weeks ago by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

The CNN SuperHero is ...

Pushpa Basnet was named the CNN SuperHero. Her nonprofit, Early Childhood Development Centre, will receive $50,000.

GOP Rep. Calls Transgender Bathroom Rule Rollback…

A Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives says President Trump's reversal on transgender bathroom protections is "lamentable."

Supreme Court weighs law banning sex offenders from Facebook

The U.S. Supreme Court is taking up the case of a North Carolina man who beat a traffic ticket and posted about his victory on Facebook, a place he was forbidden to be

How to capture a runaway NY bull? Bring in the…

Police could use a cowboy in their department in New York City, where cattle have escaped from urban slaughterhouses three times in the past 13 months

In poor Black Belt region, both fears and prayers…

In the impoverished Black Belt region, where support for Obama ran strong, both fears and prayers over President Trump

Old Newspapers Set Themselves Renewed Missions In…

The Washington Post and The New York Times are tweaking their marketing in the wake of Trump's attacks on the media.

Fast and furious: Man cons salesman out of $150K Maserati

A $150k Maserati is missing after police in Florida say a man conned a salesman during a test drive

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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Conservative North Carolina laws spur NAACP call…

An economic boycott by the NAACP is the latest fallout over North Carolina's so-called bathroom bill and other conservative policies

Judge decides against fining widow who called police 'pigs'

A federal judge has dismissed a request to impose a stiff fine against a widow who called police "pigs" on Facebook as she vented her frustrations over the death of her husband