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Officials: Slain officers didn't have chance to…

Officials say two officers in Florida who were slain while on patrol didn't have a chance to return fire

Massive counterprotest upstages Boston "free…

Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans upstaged planned "free speech rally" by a small group in Boston a week after a violent clash in Virginia

More delays for low-flying fighters over western…

A National Guard proposal to expand airspace for fighter jet training low over Maine has dragged on for so long that many of the aircraft currently used for training could be retired by the time the plans are completed

Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS…

Researchers find wreckage of USS Indianapolis, ship that carried critical components of Hiroshima bomb and became worst maritime disaster in Navy's history

Officials: No Powerball winner, jackpot swells to $650M

Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation's largest lottery jackpots will continue growing

Mexico's wind power revolution

In 'windy' La Ventosa, a village 700km from Mexico City, residents are renting out their land for wind farms.

The New York Times - Studio Visit | Cai Guo-Qiang

From The New York Times: A day with the artist at his Frank Gehry-designed country compound.. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2vO7GwC

Texting And Walking Could Soon Be Illegal In This…

A new proposal could put an end to 'distracted walking.' Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health has died

Numbers drawn for Powerball jackpot, estimated at $535M

The numbers have been drawn for one of the nation's biggest lottery jackpots

Trump to visit Marine base in Yuma before Phoenix rally

The White House says President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit a Marine Corps base in Arizona along the U.S.-Mexico border

Boston 'Free Speech Rally' Ends Early, Thousands…

The rally was declared "officially over" after just 90 minutes, but the counterprotest continued into the day.

Tech companies continue efforts to banish…

Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts

Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee…

Duke University has removed a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee days after it was vandalized

Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California…

Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse

Utah teacher wants wedding gifts sent to homeless…

A Utah high school teacher is getting married next month, but instead of registering for a blender or stemware, she's asking for shoes and backpacks to give homeless kids at her school

Mexico: 1 dead, 5 hurt in blast at illegal fuel pipeline tap

Mexican authorities say an explosion at an illegal fuel pipeline tap has killed a person and injured five more in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz

2 dead in small plane crash near Oregon eclipse viewing site

Authorities say two people died in a small plane crash near a central Oregon airport where people are gathering to view the solar eclipse

Scientists Just Named A New Fly After One Of…

One of Britain’s national treasures just got the honor of getting a fly named after him. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Colleges grappling with balancing free speech, campus safety

After Charlottesville, students, parents worry about safety on campus; administrators rethink security protocols

The Latest: Gov. takes case from non-death-penalty lawyer

Florida's governor has issued an executive order reassigning the case of a man accused of killing two police officers from the top prosecutor who says she is no longer seeking the death penalty.

MGM to match employee donations to civil rights groups

One of the largest employers in Nevada is launching a donation match program benefiting civil rights organizations in light of the deadly Charlottesville protests