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Corvette goes mid-engine for first time to raise…

Engine moved from front to middle, changing the look and raising performance of the new Chevy Corvette

Ex-Illinois student's life spared in killing of…

A former University of Illinois doctoral student has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping and killing of a 26-year-old scholar from China

About 10,000 au pairs to get paid in class-action…

About 10,000 live-in childcare workers from around the world will be paid an average of $3,500 each under a class-action settlement that alleged exploitation of the mostly young women who perform the jobs

Iran denies US destroyed an Iranian drone near…

Iran denies American warship destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship

Judge weighs new Motel 6 settlement in immigration lawsuit

A revised settlement for Motel 6 guests who believe the national budget chain invaded their privacy by providing their information to immigration authorities is returning to court for a judge's review

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'Send her back' chants at Trump rally

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar responds to chants of "send her back" at a Trump rally in North Carolina.

Japan summons SKorean envoy to protest wartime…

Japan has summoned South Korea's ambassador to protest Seoul's refusal to join in an arbitration panel to settle a dispute over World War II labor

Police overseers fire 4 officers in McDonald-related case

The Chicago Police Board has fired four police officers for covering up a white officer's 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald

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A timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonald

A timeline of the Chicago police shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald

President Trump, Democrats Respond To 'Send Her…

​A crowd at President Trump's campaign rally in North Carolina began chanting "send her back" as he was talking about Rep. Ilhan Omar.

6 injured after gas explosion destroys New Zealand home

Six people were injured and dozens of homes evacuated in Christchurch after a huge gas explosion destroyed one home and damaged others

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Toys R Us Plans to Reappear With 2 Smaller Stores…

The rebirth of Toys R Us will begin with two stores, which will be open in time for holiday shopping, the company says. The chain had shut down the last of its stores more than a year ago after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The new stores, which will...

Feds: Man charged with killing 3 had been…

A Guatemalan man who apparently entered the U.S. illegally after being deported twice says he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot an Iowa woman this week and that it was she, not he, who shot her two children

Clarification: Teen Detention Camp story

Clarification: Teen Detention Camp story

Germany honors resisters who tried to assassinate…

Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, after decades in which the resistance against the Nazis has gradually come to be viewed as a cornerstone of the country's modern history

Woman charged in Michigan soldier's death guilty of murder

The wife of a U.S. Army sergeant who was involved in an extramarital affair and plotted to kill her husband has been found guilty of murder

Huge sand dune to protect major UK gas terminal

In a UK first, a 7m high barrier of sand is being created to help stop the coastline from crumbling.

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South Korean dies from self-immolation near Japan…

South Korean man dies from setting himself on fire near Japanese embassy

Doctors Who Agree to Serve the Poor Can Have Loans Paid Off

As a remedy for its shortage of physicians, California has begun paying off the medical school debt of doctors who commit to making low-income Medi-Cal patients 30% of their caseload. The five-year commitment could suppress doctors' pay at the beginning of their careers, Forbes reports, but erase debt that can...