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Copa90: History of the Merseyside derby

It's the longest running top-flight derby in England, but how much do you know about the Liverpool-Everton rivalry?

GOP tax law leads to a tax hike, more revenue in…

The Republican tax overhaul is bringing most Americans lower income taxes but also is causing some state income taxes to rise, leading to extra revenue for state budgets

Positive She Saw Bigfoot, She's Suing California

Claudia Ackley is positive that she and her two daughters came across Bigfoot in a tree in southern California last year, but when she called different state authorities to report the sighting, she got the same response. Nope, they told her, you saw a bear. As a result, the 46-year-old...

US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal…

Romanian gymnasts who trained under former U.S. Olympic coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi tell the AP that the duo starved and beat them in pursuit of an ideal athlete

Alexander the Great pulled from Macedonia airport…

Macedonia has begun the process of changing the name of its airport honoring the ancient warrior king Alexander the Great as a goodwill gesture to Greece

Ohio has new uses for sediment from Lake Erie's harbors

A long-running dispute between Ohio and federal officials over dredging Cleveland's harbor appear to be over, but the next challenge is getting rid of more than 1.2 million tons of sediment dredged each year from seven other ports along Lake Erie.

KFC Hilariously Apologizes for its 'Chicken…

KFC is apologizing to customers in the UK and Ireland -- after running out of chicken and shutting down more than half of its 900 stores. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

Politician: Ex-Austrian chancellor part of…

A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman says a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine

These States Have the Most Hate Groups

Some states are worse than others when it comes to hate groups. Using data from the Southern Poverty Law Center, 24/7 Wall St. has compiled a list of the 10 states with the most such groups. Idaho ends up first in the unwanted category, at least on a per-capita basis....

Stocks rally as Fed eases rate worry, tech climbs

U.S. stocks rallied, lifted by gains in technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields, as the Federal Reserve eased concerns about the path of interest rate hikes this year. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

The Latest: Warren Buffett compares CEOs to oversexed teens

Billionaire Warren Buffett says encouraging CEOs to pursue acquisitions is a bit like encouraging a "ripening teenager to be sure to have a normal sex life."

After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

"Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy

GOP Senator Doubts Age Limit To Buy Rifles Will…

Sen. John Cornyn says the measure likely won't get the 60 votes needed in the upper chamber.

Copa90: How Didier Drogba tried to unify a nation

The story of how Didier Drogba tried to bring peace to the Ivory Coast at the time of the 2006 World Cup.

Facebook Apologizes Over VR Shooting Game at CPAC

Facebook has apologized for featuring a virtual-reality game called Bullet Train —in which players shoot people at a train station—in its booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference, USA Today reports. Bullet Train was just one of a number of violent games featured at the Facebook booth. "In light...

Copa90: How football conquered Japan

COPA90's Eli Mengem discovers how Japan's interest in the game has created Asia's most successful football nation.

This week in odd news: Skunk fire, sleepwalker, T…

This week in odd news: Bicyclist blames Waze for directing him into Lincoln Tunnel; 11-year-old Pennsylvania Boy Scout called for jury duty; Student calls 911 from school, says he was sleepwalking; Nothing to see here! Police clear T-Rex walking student

Florida Student Calls Out First Lady

First lady Melania Trump has a mission to end cyber bullying . A 14-year-old survivor of the Florida school shooting thinks she ought to start with her own-stepson. Lauren Hogg delivered the critical tweet Friday, and it revolves around her older brother, David, who has emerged as an outspoken proponent of...

Kushner's Security Clearance Just Got More…

Jared Kushner may be a top adviser to President Trump, but his authority to view classified information is looking dicier by the day. In fact, it may already have been revoked. As part of chief of staff John Kelly's newly tightened restrictions in the wake of the Rob Porter scandal...

Charged 'Putin's chef' runs news sites along with…

Restaurateur Yevgeny Prigozhin is indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls, but he also runs a sprawling media empire advancing the Kremlin's agenda

Copy of Declaration of Independence Was Hidden Behind Wallpaper

When John Quincy Adams was not yet president but secretary of state, he ordered that 200 copies of the Declaration of Independence be made, as the then-40-year-old calfskin document was already becoming tough to read. And so it was done, with the copies—thought to be made over a two-year...